In the run up to Freshers Fortnight kicking off, we thought it would be helpful for Central students to have the opportunity to get to know the SU team for this year. We've conducted some quick interviews to give you a brief idea of who each officer is, what they're like and what they're looking forward to when we begin in September- we hope you enjoy getting to know us!
Officer role: President
Name: Jake Saunders
Preferred pronouns: He/Him
Course: Drama, Applied Theatre and Education Graduate
If you could be any animal, what would it be?
A big family labrador. They're friendly, playful and love a good cuddle
If you could eat any meal right now what would it be?
Veg pad thai from the market outside Central
What is your favourite society at Central SU?
I love Show Choir- I'm a massive Glee fan
Why did you decide to run for this position?
I wasn't ready to leave the fantastic community that is Central. I had worked for the SU for the last two years and wanted to make sure that the great work was being continued
Which freshers event can you not wait for?
The Puppy Party will be brilliant. I'm also looking forward to the launch of the Backstage Bar, we've got some exciting things on the way
Which other officers do you see yourself working with?
Hopefully all of them if I'm doing my job properly! I'll be working closely with the Vice Presidents to ensure that we support all of the officers
What is your overall aim for the coming year?
To continue to grow and develop what is an incredibly special and important SU. To work alongside students to ensure that their time with us is the best that it could be