Livia Scott is Wonkhe SUs’ Community and Policy Officer. A history student who has completed both an undergraduate and postgraduate degree, Livia served as the full time elected Education Officer at Newcastle University Students’ Union in 2021/22.

A former peer mentor, at Newcastle Livia led on work to promote the student interest as we emerged from the pandemic – lobbying for online learning resources, securing improvements to teaching and delivery, driving better access to academic and wellbeing support and lobbying for changes to the personal tutoring system.

Livia works with Wonkhe’s subscriber students’ unions across the country, empowering them to make the changes the students they represent want to see and become more engaged in the HE policy conversation. She is particularly interested in addressing the barriers to student leaders reaching their full potential, and supporting them to be more influential and impactful.

Livia’s passions include contemporary European music, feminism and celebrating others’ successes.