Starting her BA in American studies in 2014 at Keele and continuing her studies to postgraduate level, Katie has been actively involved with the student experience ever since! After running for KPA President in 2019 and being re-elected in 2020, Katie has dedicated her time to serving the postgraduate community at Keele, ensuring that all student queries are answered and considered in all university policy making. As someone who struggled with isolation in their postgraduate studies at Keele, Katie is someone who puts PG health and wellbeing at the forefront of all of the work she seeks to undertake.
The President is a full time, paid position and is the head of the organisation with several formal roles and responsibilities. It’s their job to make sure the organisation is run effectively, to manage staff and to deal with day to day issues. They also run campaigns, help organise events and sit on several key university committees.