Community Officer


Majid Akhtar

Community Officer

How it’s going? This year I’ll be looking into areas such as housing, environment, catering, transport, health and well-being as well as students’ place in the wider community.

  • Residential Life – to be at the heart of issues facing students living on or around campus, in private halls or in their own homes.
  • Respect – Top lead on various events and activities throughout the year which will raise awareness of showing consideration or thoughtfulness to our inclusive student community
  • Increase involvement in organised activity through our SU, promoting societies, volunteering events and services
  • Safer campus – to help increase students feelings of wellbeing and safety
  • To understand the issues and needs of students’ in the Faculty of Arts (FoA) ensuring that these are communicated and actioned with faculty staff
  • To undertake monthly drop in surgeries for students’ living in University accommodation ensuring any issues are brought back to the University.
  • To reach out to our students’ in private halls and independent living and our commuter students’
  • To develop and run a series of Respect campaigns
  • To work with local communities around our campuses
  • To work with the University and local community on smoking ,litter , catering and transport issues ensuring support for all students’

What course did you study?

I studied LLB Law (hons).

Describe yourself in 3 words.

The 3 words to describe myself would be ‘dedicated’, ‘open-minded’ and ‘observant’.

What are your favourite pizza toppings?

My favourite pizza topping is Meat Feast without salami and pepperoni, but with lamb donner added, however it must be Halal!!

What is the best thing about being at the University of Wolverhampton?

The best thing about being at the University is the Students’ Union.

Tell us one thing not many people will know about you?

I play Staffs League Cricket.

What would you like to achieve in the upcoming year?

I would like to achieve a lot this year both professionally and personally, hopefully I can give a return on all the confidence the students have put in me.

What are the top 3 songs you are listening to at the moment?

I do not really listen to music so I don’t have top 3 favourite songs.