COMMITTEE

2019/20

PRESIDENT //

FELICITY CONWAY

HOMETOWN:

Norwich

 

ROLE:

I organise the society and make sure everything is running smoothly (basically lots of emails etc.). I keep all of committee in check so your SUDSS experience is the best it can be!

 

TIP FOR FRESHERS:

Join a society/sports team and get involved with as much as possible. You'll never regret having a go at something.

Favourite Inspirational quote:

'Organisation is the key to success' 

VICE PRESIDENT //

LUCY NEWTON

HOMETOWN:

Bristol

ROLE:

My main role is organising the dental families as well as the careers events (to get you lots of freebies). Also, I work closely with the president organising the society.  

FAVOURITE CLINIC:

Anything but perio!

SECRETARY //

KATE HOWFORD

HOMETOWN:

Lincoln

ROLE:

As secretary I send out SUDSS emails and take the minutes at meetings. I also play a role in managing the charity events run by SUDSS

TIP FOR FRESHERS:

Go out as much as you can in first year, you’ll thank me when you hit third year and morning clinics take over your life.

 

TREASURER //

OLIVIA KIERNAN

HOMETOWN:

Manchester

ROLE:

My role involves taking care of SUDSS’ finances and working closely with our amazing sponsors, to make sure we have the funds to organise bigger and better events.

FAVOURITE SHEFFIELD CLUB NIGHT

Mecca Bingo

PR SECS //

EMMA BOLTON & 

NURAN OZYURT

 

HOMETOWN:

York & East London

ROLE:

Our role is to run all of the social media accounts, and keep you updated about all the events coming up! We'll also be there to capture all the best moments at events so be sure to follow @instasudss and our Facebook page!

 

FAVOURITE SHEFFIELD CLUB NIGHT:

Poptarts! 

SOCIAL SECS //

NATHAN ORR &

CHRIS PEPPER

 

HOMETOWN:

Manchester & Cambridge

ROLE:

We're responsible for organising the socials for the society. Socials are everyone’s favourite part of dental school, so it is important to make sure they are all great!

CLAIM TO FAME IN THE DENTAL SCHOOL:

'best duo the dental school has ever seen'*

 

*disclaimer: self-awarded, no factual evidence

SPORTS SECS //

SAMME SALEM &

RACHEL SLADDEN

HOMETOWN:

The Wirral & Oxfordshire

 

ROLE:

Responsible for organising intramural sports and sports taster sessions, as well as preparing the dental school for winning BDSA Sports Day!

WHAT WOULD YOU BE IF YOU WEREN'T A DENTIST?

Sports Research & Sports doctor

BDA REP //

AISLING POWER

HOMETOWN:

The Wirral

 

ROLE:

My role involves keeping Sheffield up to date with current dental affairs through the BDA and organising British Dental Student's Association's events such as Sports Day which will take place in Sheffield this October, and their annual conference!

FUN FACT

One time on clinics, I dropped a handpiece and got a Gates Glidden bur stuck in my leg - it was not pretty!  

H&T REP //

ELLIE WALSH

HOMETOWN:

Kent

ROLE:

My main job is organising the H&T mixer and encouraging H&T students to get more involved with SUDSS - with the aim of building closer relationships between BDS and H&T students!

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WEREN'T A H&T?

Open a Bakery

REVUE SECS //

ISABEL OSTROWSKA &

ALEX WONG

HOMETOWN:

Barnsley & Sheffield

ROLE:

Our main role is to organise one of the biggest events of the year: The Annual Dental Revue! A night of entertaining videos featuring some of your favourite tutors and a chance to bid in our charity auction. We will also organise the annual quiz, and we all know there's no-one more competitive than a dental student.​

INTERESTING FACT:

Ive been here longer than most of the staff

Only person I know who uses a Motorola

BALL SECS //

SAIRA SALEEM &

EMILY STONEHOUSE

HOMETOWN:

Oxford & Huddersfield

 

ROLE:

We’re responsible for organising the most glamourous event of the year - the dental ball! This is one of the biggest and most anticipated nights of the SUDSS events so make sure you add it to your calendars! 

TIP FOR FRESHERS:

Get involved with as many events as you can to get to know your coursemates and older years; remember we’ve all been in your shoes and we’ll be happy to help you out!

 

EDUCATION SECS //

PRIYANKA ADATIA &

BHAVISHA MISTRY

HOMETOWN:

Leicester & Leicester (no, we didn't know each other before uni!)

ROLE:

Our role involves supporting students with the dental curriculum and career options. We also run Peer Assisted Learning sessions and other educational events.

TIP FOR FRESHERS:

We spent a lot of our time fishing through the tooth bucket for ones to practice on. The tooth bucket smells. Don't be like us - get collecting!