Charlotte represents Cardiff and Newport students and offers support on matters both education and welfare related. She liaises directly the University to bring about positive change for the student body and is accountable to the President of the Students’ Union. 

Currently working on:

*Extending and improving library facilities at Atrium and Newport City campuses.

*Creating relationships with local venues in Newport in order to offer more activities to students



Charlotte Rose Billinghurst
VP Education and Welfare, Cardiff and Newport

Charlotte has just turned 21 years old and has recently finished studying for a BA (Hons) Performing Arts degree. In secondary school Charlotte participated in the Eco Council and founded a lunchtime Ukulele club. Her passion for extracurricular activities continued with her to University where she joined the USW Centurions Women’s Rugby team; by her second year of studies Charlotte started a Choral society.

Charlotte worked at the Students’ Union’s Zen Bar for two years and found it an amazing way to meet new people at University. This year, Charlotte will start her role as a member of the WNEC for NUS Wales.



  • 24 hour library access at Atrium campus during peak times.
  • Creating relationships with local businesses to improve Newport City student life.
  • Exploring safe spaces for students to relax in.


“The diversity of people that you get to meet from all cultures and backgrounds. The Students’ Union’s facilities act as a hub for students to relax in and meet new people, plus it’s supportive of students seeking help - I can't wait to give something back!”  


   Charlotte is based in the Students' Union Office at the entrance to the Zen Bar in Cardiff and in the Newport City SU office in the ground floor lobby. Drop in and say hello or send a quick message to arrange a meeting!