Activities Executive Committee

The Activities Exec are an elected body who work with the Activities Officer to represent the voices of societies and volunteering groups to; The SU, the University and the wider community.

The Activities Executive Committee is elected annually to support our Activities Officer, and help all societies and volunteering groups become the best they can be! The team meets twice a month to discuss funding, student feedback, areas of improvement, events and loads more.

Want to know more about being on the Exec? Have a chat with one of us! We're really excited to start the new year and start working with you and your groups.



Valerie Tsang

Executive Treasurer

I am a Year 4 architecture student at the university. Outside of the design studio, I am either volunteering at the Holburne museum, travelling, or exploring new cooking recipes. I have worked, studied and ... lived in 4 different countries and I am passionate about making meaningful connections with people around the world.


Nathanail Georgiou

Executive Treasurer

Hi everyone, I am Nathanail, currently a fifth year Mechanical Engineering student, from Cyprus. I have been involved in the SU in various roles throughout the year in the Cypriot Society and as an Academic Rep. This year ... I am chairing Bath City FC Supporters Society (you should come to a match!) and Coffee Soc, as well as being CySoc’s Treasurer Other than lectures and my involvement in societies, you can find me at my local gym, nature paths around the South-West or playing ultimate frisbee. Feel free to contact me if you want to know more about society finances, ways to apply for funding from the Societies Membership Fund and/or develop your society, especially if it is a cultural one.


Merryan Rushanova

Outreach Liaison

Hello everyone, I am Merryan Rushanova and I am currently 3rd year BSc Business student. I am a friendly Bulgarian girl and I am excited to be part of this year's activities executive committee.Apart from this role, I am ... also the chair of the Bulgarian society. I am looking forward to having a great year together. Please get in touch if you have any ideas or concerns.


Katie Sharrock

Arts Liaison

Hello, I am Katie Sharrock your arts liaison for this year, I study Natural sciences and am about to go into my final (5th) year. I am also ... an avid lover of music! I play a lot of different musical instruments in a range of types of musical groups, am almost always seen with a pair of earphones in singing along to something, and my ideal night out is going to see a show of some kind.

Safiyah Ghafoor

Volunteer Liaison

Hi, I’m Safiyah, a second-year management student. I volunteered my first year as Treasurer of the Raise and Give society and I’m thrilled to be entrusted with the role of Volunteering Liaison for the upcoming year.I’m eager ... to collaborate with other societies and bring forth some exciting new events. I’m looking forward to a great year ahead with more opportunities for student engagement.


Sofia Onate Fernandez

Development Lead

Hi everyone! I’m Sofia, your new Development Lead.I am a Spanish student in my second year of Bsc International Management who loves to get involved in all kinds of activities and try out new things.I like ... meeting new people from different cultures and, as an international student myself, I’m keen on helping the Activities Officer organise worldwide celebrations to make university feel like home. Moreover, developing events for all Societies based on your ideas and thoughts. I want to help students get the best experience out of their university years by organising activities for everyone. So, if you have any ideas let me know.


Ahmad Alkuchikmulla

Politics and Activism Lead

Hi there! I'm Ahmad Mahmood, a Kurdish second-year student pursuing a BSc in Politics and Economics from Kurdistan Region. As the Activities Executive for Politics and Activism in our Student Union, I'm committed ... to creating a positive impact on our campus and to create an environment which can help student have their best experience . I am proudly representing our Department of Humanities and Social Sciences as a Faculty Rep. Beside academics, you'll find me through sports like tennis, running, and horse riding. What really lights up my days is organizing, conferences, and managing events. I'm proud to say that in high school, I orchestrated one of the biggest school festivals, with over 1000 attendees! Volunteering is another passion of mine. I took the initiative to create and distribute Covid awareness flyers to refugee camps and high schools in Kurdistan, aiming to make a difference during these challenging times. Looking forward, my aspirations, my goal is to become a diplomat and an impactful leader, working towards the United Nations' global goals. My ultimate mission is to create an inclusive and enjoyable university experience in my field for all students. Together, let's make our experience more diverse, vibrant, and enjoyable with energy. Join us on our exciting events make unforgettable memories!