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Grainne Gahan

Welfare Officer
May Gabriel

The Welfare Officer is responsible for any non-academic concerns students have; these range from issues with campus accommodation to campaigning for mental health and trans* equality.

The Welfare Officer defends the interests of marginalised student groups within the Students’ Union and the University in order to ensure that students can make the most of their time here at Sussex.

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Welfare News

Farewell from the 2016-17 Full-time Officers
Officer team 16/17

As our term as a full-time officer team is coming to an end, we have reflected on the work we have done together.

Meet Your Officers: Grainne Gahan
Welfare Officer Grainne Gahan

As part of a new series, re-elected Welfare Officer Grainne Gahan talks about drugs, dogs and accessible ramps.

Self-Care During Exams and Assessements
Grainne Gahan

Exams and assessments can be a stressful time of year for students! Trying to balance revision and writing essays whilst still keeping healthy and happy can be tough, especially when there are lots of deadlines in a short space of time. It’s important to make sure you are looking after your mental and physical health during this time, I’ve put together some tips for coping with stress…