Middlesex University Students’ Union are proud to welcome your new Student Officer team, who have now commenced their terms as your elected MDXSU leaders.
The new team were elected during the MDXSU Elections in March, which saw 1,546 students casting a total of 5,157 votes to decide who should lead MDXSU over the next year.
Over the past few weeks, the new officer team have worked through a handover period with our outgoing officers, attended a range of training workshops and webinars, and begun to meet university staff. Our new Student Officer team will now continue their induction and are looking forward to planning their campaigns and leading on the Students’ Union’s work for the coming year. Read on to find out more about the officers’ priorities for Middlesex, which will shape their campaigns and activity.
The President is the figurehead of the Students' Union, leading the officer team and acting as the first point of contact for campus-wide issues. The President also chairs our Trustee Board and Union Council, and represents students on the University’s Board of Governors, the highest decision-making body in the university.
Gagandeep’s manifesto included pledges to support international students with their finances, support for commuter students, and improving academic support through lecture capture and online feedback.
The Vice President of Arts and Creative Industries represents all students studying art and creative courses at Middlesex and works closely with the Student Voice Leaders for Art, Design, Media and Performing Arts courses.
Nishtha’s priorities include additional funding for and access to equipment, improvements to internship opportunities and employability support, a focus on mental health support for disabled students, and the development of a guarantor scheme for international students.
The Vice President of Professional and Social Sciences represents all students within the Business School, School of Law and School of Health & Education at Middlesex and works closely with Student Voice Leaders for these courses.
Re-elected for a second year in office, Tahmina plans to continue working with the University to close the BAME attainment gap and diversify representation, improve mental health provision, and tackle sexual harassment, discrimination and hate crime on campus.
The Vice President of Science and Technology represents all students within this faculty and works closely with Student Voice Leaders for these courses.
Also re-elected for a second year in office, Khalid’s priorities include increased support for postgraduate students, raising awareness of practical and interactive ways of learning, putting the student voice at the heart of MDX’s digital strategy, and improvements to the MDX app.
Huge thanks goes to our two outgoing officers Anas Badar El Martili and Lucy Holland who, alongside Khalid and Tahmina, have been outstanding representatives for Middlesex students, incredible leaders of the Students’ Union, and have delivered real change which will benefit many students at Middlesex. We wish them all the best for the future.