Committee 2021-22

Get to Know Us! 

Below you will find our committee for 2021-2022 with details about them and their roles. We can't wait to meet you in September 2021 (God willing!) If you have any more questions about the committee, feel free to get in touch by email or via our social media:


If you are a fresher or new student at the University and LUCU, then please do email or message us on our social medias if you would like to join our Freshers Whatsapp group chat! 

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Callum Scrivener

Subject: 2nd year Physics

Home town: Guildford

Favourite book of the Bible: Hebrews

Best lockdown discovery: appreciation for time to read more

"Hi, I’m Callum. As treasurer for the exciting year ahead I’ll help raise, maintain and direct our funds to reach as many people on campus with the good news of the gospel.

On a weekly basis I’ll keep track of our spending, keep the committee updated on how we’re doing financially, generally be the boring money-man and enjoy making decisions as part of a brilliant team!"


Small Group Co-ordinator

Dan  Knight

Subject: Physics with Astrophysics Masters

Home town: Guildford

Favourite book of the Bible: Psalms

Best lockdown discovery: a new found love of slipper socks!

"Hello, I’m Dan. My role is to guide and encourage our Impact group leaders. Impact groups offer outward looking communities of love and acceptance in halls.

We resource believers to journey together and share the gospel. We meet every week to engage in Bible study and prayer together, as well as using creative witness to reach as many students as we can. I am so looking forward to an incredible year of fellowship and growth."


Prayer Co-ordinator

Josh Newman

Subject: 2nd year Operating Department Practitioner 

Home town: Upton By Cheater

Favourite book of the Bible: Romans

Best lockdown discovery: reading books (never really read before lockdown!)

“Hey, I'm Josh and I'm blessed to be in charge of all things prayer this year!

In my role, I will be leading prayer breakfast on Wednesday mornings, overseeing the (amazing) worship we have at our Thursday meetings - CU Equip -, and motivating a powerful prayer culture in our CU community.”



Joel Curran

 Subject: 2nd year Medicine

Home town: Exeter

Favourite book of the Bible: John & Romans

Best lockdown discovery: Jogging and watching lots of films (not always at the same time)

"Hi, I’m Joel. Being President means I’m here to lead the committee so we can best serve as people who equip the CU to go out and share the gospel on campus and in their own lives.

I’m responsible for organising some things such as our CU Events Week, but mostly for making sure that everyone else knows what they’re running so we can do as much as possible to spread the love of Jesus." 


Vice President

Hannah Moore

Subject: 2nd year International Relations

Home town: Suffolk

Favourite book of the Bible: Esther

Best lockdown discovery: Baking bread!

"Hey, I'm Hannah. As VP, my role in this year is to work with Joel in leading committee so that they can best build up the CU as disciples and evangelists for Jesus; this will involve managing our team, and making sure that every committee member is doing alright!

I will also oversee a few events throughout the year, namely the CU weekend away in October, Escape 2020!! I am so excited to see how God is going to work through the CU this year."



Esther  Cheriyan

Subject: 2nd year Mathematics with Actuarial Sciences

Home town: Ashby de la Zouch

Favourite book of the Bible: Esther obvs!

Best lockdown discovery: God's healing power

"Hey, I'm Esther, and my role as the secretary is to be the main communicator between the CU and the Student Union. This will likely involve me making sure that we have a place to meet for our main meeting on Thursday and letting the Student Union know about the different events that we have going on. I am looking forward to see how God powerfully works on our campus!"


International Outreach

Paulinho Goncalves Cariata

Subject: 2nd year Aerospace Engineering

Home town: Home is where the heart is!!

Favourite book of the Bible: Mark or James

Best lockdown discovery: How much God loves me :)

“Wagwan I'm Paulinho. This year, I will be managing events during the week such as International Tea and Hydrate, as well as leading the mission to love and bring the gospel to students all over campus, from different countries and cultures. I am really excited to meet everyone and get stuck in.”


Publicity  Co-ordinator

Gemma Batchelor

Subject: 2nd year Geography

Home town: Brighton

Favourite book of the Bible: Proverbs

Best lockdown discovery: 'This Is Us' TV series - go watch it!

"Helloo, I'm Gemma, (or Gem!) My role is publicity; which means I am responsible, creatively, for our social media accounts, website, flyers and merchandise. I also try my best in keeping our social media accounts active and useful, answering your emails and direct messages, making sure our website is an up-to-date and helpful resource, and working as part of a team to best publicise all events; in order to give every student a chance to hear the gospel."


Events & Evangelism 


Tolu Fabunmi

Subject: 2nd year Medicine

Home town: Southport

Favourite book of the Bible: Psalms

Best lockdown discovery: Just Wings (delicious takeaway chicken lol)

"Hey, I'm Tolu! As Evangelism and Events Co-ordinator my job is heading up the team that organises our mission week of events in February and events throughout Freshers’ week. I am going to be helping to motivate and equip the CU for evangelism - spreading the good news wherever and however we can!"