The first look at your new full-time Officer Team. Get to know them via an introductory Zoom call hosted by our outgoing president.
Get to Know Your 2021/22 Officer Team
Thank you to Augustine, our outgoing President for the 2020/21 academic year, for hosting this Zoom call. We hope you are as excited as our Officer Team are about the upcoming academic year and enjoy getting to know your elected representatives through this informal video. To find out more, head to the Officer Team page or read their introductions below;
Meet Your Full-Time Officer Team
Catarina Fernandes Cardoso - President
Hello, my name is Catarina Fernandes Cardoso, better known as Cat. I have just finished my Mathematics degree and hope to become a teacher after my sabbatical year as CUSU President.
Along with my degree, I was involved in the Rep system to help improve the student experience. I went from being a Course Rep to being the EEC Faculty Officer and now your elected President. I am very passionate about defending your views and interests and we can work together to have the best possible student experience.
Gabriela Sulikowska - Vice President for Activities
Hi, my name is Gabi, and I am your Activities Officer. I studied Event Management at Coventry University, and I helped establish Pole Fitness Society and had been on the committee since. I absolutely adore sport, travelling and events.
During this year, I would love to help societies to ease and make their journey more enjoyable. That includes support with events, trips and sponsorships. Also, I will try my best to make our University more sustainable.
Hi, my name is Elvis. I am your Sport and Wellbeing Officer, and I am here to support you during your time at Coventry University. I studied Sport Management, and I have been heavily involved in sports.
I have played basketball for the men's first team for two years and in my second year, I was the President of the Basketball Club. I was also a member of Team Phoenix and a sports scholar. I am very passionate about improving student experience and inclusion within sports. I will do my best to create equal opportunities for all students to participate in sports regardless of their background or disability.
If you think I can help you, please get in touch.
Hi, I’m Indica, and I’m your Vice President for Welfare and Inclusion. I am available to support you in any welfare, housing, inclusion, or safety and advice issues. I have recently finished my undergraduate Psychology degree and have hopes of being a Forensic Psychologist. I spent my time at University as part of the Psychology society committee, as well as being a student rep for my course.
In my spare time, I enjoy painting and reading. I am also a huge fan of 70’s and 80’s rock music! My biggest passions are improving access to welfare services and
providing safe and fairly priced accommodation for all students. I am also fighting to give more power back to students through democratic processes.
Hi, I’m Julia, your Internationalisation and Culture Officer. I’m an International Fashion Business graduate from Poland. I've previously worked as Student Ambassador for RAO and International Office - and I’m really glad to represent you and be your voice this year!
Personally passionate about fashion, yoga and mentoring. I’m looking forward to meeting you and create a diverse community of International Students!
Hi, my name is Amaka, and I am your Postgraduate Officer for the 2021/22 academic year. I am a pharmacist, and I have worked as a pharmacist in Ghana and Nigeria for five years. Currently, I am studying MSc in Pharmacology and Drug Discovery which hopefully, I will be graduating from in September 2021.
I am very passionate about underrepresented people, as their opinions are not often considered. I will push to increase postgraduate participation and visibility within the campus and improve communication between the PG cohort and the university body. I promise to apply my diligence to contribute to a better student academic experience.
Obinna Okereke - Vice President for Education
Hi, I’m Obinna Okereke. I have been re-elected for my second year as Vice President of Education. I am Nigerian, and I previously worked in Marketing in the Higher Education sector in Nigeria for three years. My interests are novels, good TV shows, military history, sports and good podcasts.
Last year we had some wins working with the University on No-Detriment policies and the Open Letter. This year I look forward to significantly improving student's educational experience across all campuses to ensure they get value for money. I love to hear from students, so please get in touch with me through any of the following channels.