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Hello everyone! My name is Poppie Crampton and I am Newman Students' Union Academic Representation Officer for 2023/2024. I am looking forward to meeting all students and being a part of their journey whislt they are at Newman!

Get to know me:

Q: What course do you study at Newman?

A: Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Q: What made you want to become the Events and Activities Officer at the Students' Union?

A: I wanted to make sure that students at Newman recieve the support that I could have benefited from but I also want to increase my confidence and independence alongside my studies.

Q: Tell us an interesting or random fact about you...

A: I record and upload covers and my own music on social media.

Q: Where is your favourite place on campus?

A: The SU office of course!

Q. How can we get in touch with you?

A. You can email me on, or from time to time find me in the SU office! 

Poppie's pledges: 

Pledge 1: Making academics accessible for all

Pledge 2: Creating equal opportunities for everybody

Pledge 3: Creating a safe space for success

Academic rep terms of reference (job role): 

General Duties
All Officers are responsible for the day to day running and management of the Union as an organisation, including but not limited to: ensuring it complies with the law and relevant acts, in particular the Education and Charity Acts, funding and budget monitoring, compliance with Health and Safety legislation, ensuring Union Policies and Procedures are adhered to and representing students.  All Officers are also required to be actively involved in collective work and be willing to accept work at the request of an appropriate body.

Academic Representation Officer (Part - time role)
The Newman Students' Union represents roughly 2800 students from a variety of backgrounds with a diverse range of needs. The Academic Representation Officer assists the President with their duties relating to the coordination of the Course Rep System. 
They also represent the concerns, aspirations, and problems of the student body when it comes to academic provision, as well as support them individually with academic procedures.