Meet your Students' Union Team for 2020/2021
Our Students' Union team are elected by you, to represent your views to the college's staff, Board of Governors and stakeholders. They're here to make positive changes that will improve your student experience, and that of other students.
Each Officer has a different role and specialism so that all students are represented.
Before returning to study, Kathryn had a varied career in London and Sheffield working in community development, the performing arts, youth work and supporting women and families. On returning to Sheffield, Kathryn initially worked in health and social care before deciding on a career change to hair and beauty - studying Level 3 Hair & Media Make-up at the college.
Alongside college, she also continued her community work, working with local fashion businesses, providing hair demonstrations, hair modelling for charity catwalk shows, and hair and beauty skills training to women from war torn countries to help them gain employment and support their family.
As well as her work for the Students’ Union, Kathryn continues social media campaigning to find solutions to local issues that affect Sheffield communities.
Kathryn’s priorities for her year as Students' Union President are:
To support students to become financially independent
To continue the battle for better mental health services and support
To tackle inequalities in education, bringing a permanent change to diversity in our classrooms
Following two successful terms as SU President in 2016 and 2017, Amy took over the role of Student Voice Coordinator in 2019.
Her job is to ensure that the Student Voice project enables all students across the college to have their voices heard. She organises shcemes such as the Student Rep system (where each class elects a peer to represent them in focus groups, meetings surveys.She also acts as a mentor for the Students' Union Officers.
Outside of her work for the college, Amy is a professional photographer and an avid campaigner for women's rights.