About us

Who should I contact?

Student advice: If you require advice for an academic (appeals, misconduct, extenuating circumstances, etc.) or disciplinary matter, read our guidance first. Student officers and staff will refer you to the same page if you contact them directly about these matters.

Marketing/advertising: If you are interested in advertising, marketing, sponsorship or attending our welcome fair, please email su.marketing@uel.ac.uk

Finance: Student groups should contact students.union@uel.ac.uk. Suppliers should contact su.finance@uel.ac.uk

Student Officers

Activities and opportunities officer: Syed Sirajudeen (students.union@uel.ac.uk)

Education officer: Aswin Mathew (students.union@uel.ac.uk)

Wellbeing and community officer: Bibin Bobachan (students.union@uel.ac.uk)


Chief executive officer: Paddy Reilly (p.reilly@uel.ac.uk)

Head of policy and advice: Lisa Thomas (lisa@uel.ac.uk)

Advice manager: Susan Banfield

Advice caseworker: Jo Broad (students.union@uel.ac.uk)

Advice caseworker: Millie Done (students.union@uel.ac.uk)

Advice caseworker: Pedrek Venton (students.union@uel.ac.uk)

Student voice manager: Nancy Griffin (n.griffin@uel.ac.uk)

Marketing and communications manager: Katie Gleeson (su.marketing@uel.ac.uk)

Events manager: Emily Jessop (students.union@uel.ac.uk)