As Welfare Officer, Shannon is responsible for ensuring students feel represented on matters relating to mental health, wellbeing, and equality and diversity. She liaises with the University to provide appropriate and positive changes for students, whilst striving to make all campuses inclusive and inviting for everyone.



Shannon Lee 
Welfare Officer

Shannon has recently completed her degree in Theatre and Drama, achieving First Class Honours. Alongside her studies, Shannon has worked as a member of the SU’s Information Team and enjoyed representing the SU at the Cardiff campus. Her final research project allowed Shannon to work alongside Public Health Wales delivering substance misuse workshops to year 8 students, providing her with invaluable skills in workshop delivery and communication.

In her spare time, Shannon enjoys watching cheesy Rom-Coms, eating good food and travelling to new and exciting countries.



  • Improve mental health support for students
  • Increase SU presence and in-person availability at Newport campus
  • Improve substance misuse support across campuses


“Change week! The SUs Student Voice Team do an incredible job of ensuring students are given the opportunity to influence direct change within the University, providing them with the required meetings with executive members of staff.”