Your President

Welcome to Aston


My name is Harry Sheppard and I am your President for the 2020/21 Academic Year.

As President, I am fighting for your interests and ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard. Alongside the other elected Officers, I am working to make certain that you have the best student experience possible.

Please get in touch via email if you have any proposals, questions or concerns.

Ensuring the Union works for you


What I'm Working On

Green and sustainable Aston

Mon 06 Jul 2020

early stages

06/07/2020 - Early Stages

Expanding the mental health services available to students

Tue 09 Oct 2018

early stages

06/07/2020 Early Stages







About Me

What is your favourite motivational quote?

“It always seems impossible until it is done.”

Nelson Mandela

Tell us a fun fact about yourself

 I share my birthday with ‘Judge Judy’.

If you had a spirit animal. What would it be and why?

A tiger because I was born in the year of the tiger in the Chinese calendar.

What is your favourite book, movie or TV show?

My favourite movie is The Godfather.

If you could have a meal with someone dead or alive who would it be and why?

Karl Marx because of his enormous impact and contribution.

If you could change one thing this year what would it be?

No COVID-19.

If you could change one thing this year what would it be?

Too much Netflix.

Why did you stand to be an Officer?

To fight for your interests as Aston students and to make sure that you all have the best possible experience while at Aston.

What are your top three tips for someone starting at Aston?

  1. Meet as many new people as you can.
  2. Join at least one club or society.
  3. Take opportunities.