Every year, 21 students are elected to lead and shape the Students' Union. It's up to you, the Union's members, to vote for the students you want to represent you, and as a member, you're also eligible to stand in the Elections.
Below are your full list of Elected Officers. There are four Full-Time Officers who work in full-time, paid roles for a year, leading the direction of the Students' Union. The 10 Part Time Officers are all current students, undertaking their studies alongside representing students from particular groups.
Find out more about what each of them does below.
Your Full-Time Officers
Temi Ahmadu | President
The Students' Union President guides the strategic and political direction and ensures everything the Union does is relevant for students.
Find out more about Temi and her role.
Sodiq Akinbade | Vice President Education
Your VP Education takes the lead on developing and improving the quality of education and the student experience at LSBU, based on your feedback and the work of Course Reps.
Find out more about Sodiq and his role.
Farzana Begum | Vice President Welfare
The VP Welfare monitors any barriers that may prevent you from getting the most out of your time at university, and leads on campaigns to raise student awareness of health, welfare and cultural issues.
Find out more about Farzana and her role.
Michael Jones | Vice President Activities & Employability
Michael works to encourage and develop student participation in activities, volunteering, Societies, Sports Clubs and employability activities.
Find out more about Michael and his role.
Your Part-Time Officers
Yash Meghwal | International Officer
Yash represents all the international students here at London South Bank University
Vacant | Black, Asian & Ethnic Minorities Officer
You could be the next BAME Officer. Find out more here.
Makthar Thiaw | Mature Students Officer
Makthar works with mature students (students who started their degree after the age of 21) to identify issues facing these students and works to ensure they are represented.
Olayemi Alaba | Women's Officer
Olayemi is responsible for representing the interests of women at various key University and Union meetings
James Emmett | LGBT Officer
James is here to represent the needs of Lesbian, Gay Bi & Trans students at LSBU
Gulam Asif | Postgraduate Students Officer
Gulam is the Postgraduate students' Officer and researches, works on and promotes issues of relevance to these students.
Peko Gayle-Reveault | Nursing Students Officer
Peko represents all LSBU nursing students and works in issues including placements, exams and timetabling.
Edit Barnoth | Ethical & Environmental Officer
Edit is responsible for reviewing and overseeing the implementation of the Union's environmental policy and lobbying the University to improve their environmental practices.
Christine Acaye | Disabled Students Officer
Christine will be representing the views and opinions of disabled & dyslexic students.
Vacant | Part Time Students Officer
You could be the next Part-Time Students Officer. Find out more here.
Your Forum Chairs
Stevyn Kemp | Student Media Chair
Stevyn is tasked with guiding and supporting the development of our new student media including IBank Tv, IBank Radio and IBank News
Fahmida Begum | Course Rep Chair
Fahmida is responsible for representing the needs and the opinions of 700+ course reps we recruit each year. She also chairs the Course Rep meetings.
Arun Aravinth | Societies Chair
Arun represents and voices needs of the various Societies here at London South Bank University. He is also responsible for chairing the Society forum where all the society leaders meet
Johnathan Wilson | Raise & Give Chair
Johnathan chairs the RAG committee helping to find and develop key fundraising projects throughout the year
Calvin Usanlele | Union Council Chair & Student Govenor
Calvin is responsible for chairing Union Council, where key representatives meet to discuss and vote on what direction the Union should take going forward. Calvin also sits on the University's Board of Govenors, giving LSBU students a voice at this high level meeting.
Sarah Clifton | Sports Federation Chair
Sarah is the lead voice for students involved in an LSBU Sports Team. She works with both the University and the Students' Union to make sure your time as a member of a sports team is the best it can be.