Editorial Committee

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Our Editorial Committee is made up of a hard-working team. This group oversees the general running of the journal and all its other supplementary activities. Any issues ought to be directed towards us – we try to be as accountable as possible.

We are elected annually at our Annual General Meeting (AGM), in accordance with Democracy & Representation Rulings as set by Sheffield Students’ Union and Canvas’ Constitution. Our AGM usually occurs in the Spring Term of each academic year. Any University of Sheffield student is eligible to stand for any role on the committee at our AGM. (To stand for Editor-in-Chief or Editor-at-Large, you must have been involved in the Editorial Committee). For more details, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our current committee includes:

Editor-in-Chief and Inclusions Officer: Nathaniel Robinson

  • Co-ordinates the smooth running of the journal
  • Develops annual strategy and journal plans
  • Chairs committee meetings and is the figurehead for the organisation



Editor-at-Large (Deputy Editor) and Secretary: Alex Walker

  • Supports Editor-in-Chief
  • Chairs meetings in lieu of Editor-in-Chief
  • Helps to develop creative strategy
  • Works closely with the rest of the team to promote Canvas and handles administrative responsibilities


Finance Officer/Treasure:  Jake Webster

  • Controls Canvas budget and manages union accounts
  • Come up with creative ways to make money
  • Negotiate with possible sponsors
  • Ensures that money is spent in accordance with our aims and objectives


Publicity Officer: Nellie Taylor

  • Develops social media strategy
  • Responsible for raising the profile of Canvas on campus
  • Maintains links between the society and departments


Webmaster: Nathaniel Robinson

  • Upload articles and media to the website
  • Work with committee to develop website layout
  • Find images for posts



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