Benn RapsonThe President is a passionate leader who drives policy-making, campaigning, representation and acts as one of the public spokespeople for the organisation. The President is responsible for ensuring good governance within the Union and also acts as chair of the Trustee Board.

Your President for 2021/22 is Benn Rapson.
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Benn became well known across campus for his role as VP Welfare over the last academic year. He has worked over the last year to ensure students have access to the best support needs at Strathclyde, as well as campaigning to prevent student hardship - something that has been widely important over the last year.

He comments on his election: “Thank you to everyone who voted and took part in the election. After a sometimes challenging but extremely rewarding year as your VP Welfare, I’m super excited to be given the privilege of being elected your next Strath Union President. There’s a lot of work to do over the next year, as we finally get to open our new Union and look to return to campus, but I’m super keen to get stuck in. I’m looking forward to getting started with the new dream team and working hard to make change happen at Strathclyde!”