Committee 20/21

Since July 2020, the committee have been working to establish LSM as a successful and well-respected student publication, making connections with other societies and the wider community.

Zainab Bikar


Zainab is a second year Engineering student with a keen interest in literature, films and technology. As well as being a brilliant President for LSM, she also holds committee positions for JournoSoc, Astrosoc and Women in Stem – a superstar!

Committee win: umm…everything? Getting us an active webpage, coming up with brilliant and engaging ideas and being an all-round great leader.


Ella Johnson

Secretary & Wellbeing Officer (She/Her)

Ella is a final year English student, also acting as Lifestyle Editor. As Secretary, she handles business and society outreach, promotion and publicity, while also running the LSM social media platforms. As Wellbeing Officer, she is your first point of contact for help or signposting.

Committee win: Pre-lockdown, Ella connected with local businesses to provide writers with the opportunity to attend press releases and write up reviews, also establishing a strong local following online.


You can find Ella’s written pieces here and edited pieces here

Rhiannon Jenkins

Vice President (She/Her)

Rhiannon is our wonderful VP – assisting Zainab in all of her presidential duties, as well as overseeing Arts & Culture too. She is a brilliant journalist with an eye for editing, making her an asset to our publication.

Committee win: Aside from writing some brilliant articles herself, Rhiannon successfully registered Leicester Student Magazine with the Student Publication Association.


You can find Rhiannon’s written pieces here and edited pieces here

Holly Aylward


Holly is a second year English student, and our 20/21 treasurer. She is responsible of keeping up with all things finance in the society (when we’re able to actually spend money on socials), as well as being an avid writer too.


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