Get to know your State Council President

The President is responsible for the effective governance and operation of the TUU and acts as the spokesperson for students on higher education issues to the University of Tasmania, all levels of government, the media and the broader public. The President is responsible for representing the interests and welfare of students at the University of Tasmania and is required to sit on a number of university committees, and is an ex-officio member of the TUU Board of Management. Together with the State Council, the Statewide President is responsible for the development of the TUU policy and procedures, setting the strategic direction for the TUU and meeting funding criteria as required by the University.

President of the Tasmania University Union is Sharifah Zaliah Syed-Rohan who started her role on the 1st of December 2018.

Meet with the President

Students are invited to make an appointment to meet with the President to discuss matters affecting the University and the wider student community, including higher education issues, as well as social and welfare concerns. Appointments are available throughout the year.

Contact Details 

Phone: 03 6226 2853
Email: szsyed@utas.edu.au
Location: TUU Building, Sandy Bay Campus, Hobart
Postal Address: Sharifah Zaliah Syed-Rohan President, Tasmania University Union, University of Tasmania LPO PO Box 5055 Sandy Bay Tasmania, 7005