Your Vice President (Welfare)

Welcome to Aston

Hi, I'm Kirsty (she/her) and I am this year's Vice President Welfare. I am passionate wellbeing and safety, both in terms of bringing awareness to important issues and creating opportunities for students to support themselves.

As VP Welfare, I will work towards increasing awareness of services available to students at Aston and beyond, as well as running events and activities with improving wellbeing at their core.

Please feel free to get in touch with me via email, on my Instagram (@astonsuvpw), or pop into my office in the SU if you would like to have a chat!


Supporting Your Health and Wellbeing



About Me

What is your favourite motivational quote?

"Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world."


Tell us a fun fact about yourself

I am a big football fan and was lucky enough to be at the Euro's 2022 Final where England Women won for the first time.


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

I would be an owl as I can be nocturnal, and I value patience and knowledge.


What is your favourite book, movie or TV show?

She-Ra: Princesses of Power


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

Leah Williamson as she captained the Lionesses to Euro's victory and is an inspiration on and off the pitch.


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

For all Aston students to feel safe and support on campus.


Why did you stand to be an Officer?

I have always been passionate about mental health and wellbeing, and I felt that in this role I could make a real difference to the lives of students.


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

  1. Develop a good work/life balance, it is important to keep up with your studies but make sure you make time to do the things that bring you joy.
  2. Don't hesitate to get support if you need it, there are so many people and services that are there to help you through your degree so use them!
  3. Most importantly, have fun!


What was your 'guilty pleasure' during the lockdown?

Spending a lot of time playing on Sims 4.


Describe yourself in one word.



If you could have a magical power, what power would you choose?

Time travel.


What has been your best moment at Aston (so far)?

Organising and attending Birmingham Pride with Aston University as the LGBTQ+ Officer last year.