Welfare Officer (BL)

Evie Russell and Tia DSouza


About the role:

Becoming a Welfare Officer is a great opportunity to represent students on welfare and equal opportunity concerns that affect those in the School of Medicine and Dentistry. You’ll gather feedback on students’ interests and lobby Queen Mary and other organisations to make a positive difference to their lives. You'll support the VP Barts and The London and Vice President Welfare with liaising with members of the relevant clubs, societies and student groups to identify concerns and implement solutions.


  • Engage with and lobby Queen Mary University of London and other relevant organisations to achieve improvements for students on matters relating to student welfare)
  • Attend relevant meetings within the Students’ Union and the university (see list of compulsory meetings below)
  • Seek feedback from Barts and The London students in order to accurately represent their interests
  • Where appropriate, support the Executive Officers in their duties and responsibilities and seek support from them with respect to their own duties and responsibilities
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Vice President Welfare, Welfare Officer (HSS) and Welfare Officer (S&E) where appropriate
  • Liaise with members of student groups relevant to their role
  • Provide regular updates on your work to the students you represent


Meetings that I attend:
  • Student Council (2 hour meeting, five times a year
  • BLSA Board (2 hour meeting, six times a year)
  • Welfare Board (1.5 hour meeting, five times a year)

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