Meet The Team



We are your Academic Representation team - the SU staff who are in your corner, ready to provide support and advice on all things Academic Representation related.


Elena-Daniela Boaru (she/her)

Deputy Voice Manager (Academic Representation)

What is your job?

  • Managing and developing the Academic Representation system (Course Reps and Department/School Reps)
  • Collaborating with academic and non-academic Departments within the University on student voice projects, consultations, reviews and developments pertinent to students’ academic experience and representation.
  • Mentoring, training, coaching and supporting representatives in their role, towards successful and effective collaborations with a wide variety of University and Union stakeholders, academics, professional services, senior leaders, Executive Officers.
  • Oversee the work of Student Staff Commitees within the Schools from the point of view of the Students’ Union, as independent body from the University.
  • Organising and running elections for Course and Department/School Reps              
  • Deputising for the Voice Manager -  Ian Bruce



Isaiah Poulet (he/him)

Academic Representation Coordinator

What is your job?

  • Work with Elena to manage and develop the Academic Representation System
  • Provide support to course and department reps throughout the year, giving them the tools to make positive and impactful change
  • Monitor any matters raised, and help reps to hold their department/school accountable.
  • Run the Superstar Awards, the annual awards where students can nominate staff members who have positively impacted their time at university. You can contact me about this at
  • Contact me about: your academic representatives (including if you want to be one), or if you have any non-personal academic issues that your department has not resolved.

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