Student Voice President wins national award

13th April 2023

Solihull College & University Centre’s Student Voice President has won a prestigious award at the National Association for Managers of Student Services (NAMSS) conference.

Sasha Georgieva, 17 from Birmingham, was elected as the College’s Student Voice President at the end of the last academic year following her yearlong service as Women’s Officer on the Student Executive Committee.

In her role as Student Voice President, Sasha works as a member of staff within the Student Enrichment Team where she collaborates with her colleagues on a wide range of projects including leading the Student Voice Executive Committee, creating displays and resources, running social action and fundraising events, delivering workshops, planning conferences and running Pride Club.

The award ceremony was part of a two-day annual Student Services conference that Sasha and colleagues attended

The Newcomer of the Year Award 2023 recognises Sasha as an extraordinary individual who has made an incredible impact on her team and its service.

The judges were particularly impressed with Sasha’s inspirational work raising awareness of public sexual harassment through a college-wide campaign as well as her leadership of the College’s Student Voice Executive Committee.

Student EDI & Enrichment Manager, Grace Wynne Willson, comments: “We can all see the passion and determination that Sasha brings to her role on a daily basis, and she has a fantastic reputation within the College for being a strong advocate for student voice and inclusion. This is now being recognised on a national level and we are extremely proud of her.”

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