Student Trustees

The Board of Trustees includes two Student Trustees.

  • Sarah Clarke Student Trustee
    Current post-holder: Dr Sarah Clarke

    First appointed: 1 July 2021

    Current term of office ends: 30 June 2022

    Biography:

    Sarah is a paediatrician, currently undertaking a clinical PhD at the University of Bristol. She previously studied Medicine at the University of Oxford and completed undergraduate studies in Immunology (BSc) at the University of Bristol. Sarah is passionate about widening participation and removing barriers to higher education. For the past decade, she has volunteered as a mentor for the Social Mobility Foundation. As an undergraduate and post-graduate student, Sarah has also been involved with events run by the University of Bristol Widening Participation programme, the Bright Trust, and other community outreach and public engagement initiatives.

    Sarah is also a member of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Committee.
  • Kiran Sithamparapillai Student Trustee
    Current post-holder: Mr Kiran Sithamparapillai

    First appointed: 1 July 2021

    Current term of office ends: 30 June 2022

    Biography:

    Kiran Sithamparapillai is a final year LLB Law student at the University of Bristol. He is President of the University of Bristol Law Club and has been an active student throughout his time at Bristol, holding various positions. These have included serving as Vice-President of the Wills Hall JCR in his first year and as an editor of the Bristol Law Review in his second year. He is a trustee and non-executive director at the University of Bristol Students’ Union – a registered charity, where he is currently co-chair. Outside of university, Kiran is a governor at a primary school in Bristol.
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