A little bit about the Committee

The Student Services Committee is responsible for the frontline services of the Guild, and is focused on making university more enjoyable for students!

The role of the Student Services Committee is to oversee the Guild’s delivery of student services, including Student Assist, membership benefits, publications e.g. Pelican Magazine, and Guild Volunteering (amongst others).

The Student Services Committee also oversee the running of major Guild events like O-Day, End of Semester Shows and The Cruickshank-Routley Memorial Guild Ball.


The membership of the Student Services committee consists of:

  • Bradley Carter (Guild Vice-President and Chair and Executive Officer of the Student Services Committee)
  • Geemal Jayawickrama (Guild President)
  • Holly Mellor (Education Council President)
  • Will Partridge (Societies Council President)
  • Melani De Alwis (Ordinary Guild Councillor)
  • John Nguyen (Ordinary Guild Councillor)
  • TBC (Ordinary Committee Member)
  • TBC (Ordinary Committee Member)

Staff sitting on the committee include:

  • Jenny Ophel (Associate Director – Student Services & Human Resources)
  • Alana Thompson (Student Assist Manager)
  • Leigh Chalmers (Events Manager)
  • Michael Farmer (Volunteering Manager)
  • Rhedyn Ingate (Marketing & Communications Officer)
2024 Student Services Committee Minutes