Welfare Officer (HSS)

Sejal Kakkanattu

About the role:

The Welfare Officer (HSS) seeks feedback and represents students on welfare, equal opportunity and welfare issues that affect the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. 



  • Engage with and lobby Queen Mary University of London and other relevant organisations to achieve welfare-related improvements for students
  • Seek feedback from their group in order accurately to represent their welfare interests
  • Where appropriate, support the Executive Committee in their duties and responsibilities and seek support from them with respect to their own duties and responsibilities
  • Cooperate and coordinate with the Welfare Representative (BL) and the Welfare Representative (S&E), where appropriate
  • Liaise with members of student groups relevant to their role
  • Represent all students in Humanities and Social Sciences and assist the Executive Committee in being these students’ voice on welfare, community and liberation-related issues


Meetings I attend:

  • Student Council (2 hour meeting, five times a year)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Board (2 hour meeting, five times a year)
  • Welfare Board (2 hour meeting, five times a year)

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