President - Dominic May

Dominic is a joint Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation student (majoring in tourism management/leadership & management) in his fourth year at the University of Newcastle. His career aspiration lies within the business development of tourism services. He loves scuba diving, kite surfing and basically anything that involves water. Whenever you're on campus come say hi to Dom because he's always up for a chat, especially when there is coffee involved!


Vice President - David west

David hails from a big family located in a small town in central- western NSW. He spent a number of years in Brisbane working alongside people with disabilities, at-risk youth and the less fortunate before setting up shop in Newcastle; where he is currently in this third year of a business and commerce degree (majoring in finance, economics and international business). Being a boy from the bush, he loves fishing and sitting around a campfire. If you see Dave on campus come and say g'day - but beware, he could chew your ear off...



Moving from Tamworth to Newcastle in 2014, Tyler is now in his third year of a combined Bachelor of Business and Commerce degree majoring in finance and management. In his spare time you can find him water skiing, scuba diving or discovering the latest cafes around Newcastle with his friends. He also loves to travel, taking every opportunity to see as much of the world as he can. This is his first year on the board and he is very excited about contributing as treasurer. 



Chloe is a third year business student studying international business and leadership/management. She is originally from Merimbula and moved here to the big smoke of Newcastle for university. She's here for a good time, not a long time and looking to make the most out of the short time we've got in life. She enjoys meeting new people and discovering new places!


Communications - Allen Schofield

Allen is a third year Bachelor of Business student studying combined marketing and management majors. When he's not busy studying you can find him hanging around at any number of Newcastle's great coffee spots (#caffeineaddict), creating something on Photoshop, spending an inordinate amount of time on Pinterest or sending snaps using the latest Snapchat filter.


Professional events - Heidi kelly

Heidi is in her penultimate year of a Bachelor of Business degree, majoring in tourism management and international business. She has a love for travel hoping one day to turn her passion into a career with goals to spend her time chasing summer. Along with the warmer weather she likes to spend her time with friends, so she's probably busy socialising if she isn't answering her phone!


Social events - Jordyn kelleher

Jordyn is currently in her second year of a business degree at the University of Newcastle. She is majoring in human resource management and international business as well as a minor in psychology. This is her second time on the board as Director of Social Events and she is looking forward to bringing some great event opportunities to the members of BusCom. When not studying you can usually find her socialising - whether that be at an event, a dinner with friends or a big night out - she lives by the motto 'work hard, play harder'. 


Student relations - christy mullen

Christy is in her first year of a joint Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws degree. In this position she hopes to allow students to have their voice heard within the association and bring their ideas to life. When not studying, she's usually working in hospitality, spending time with her dogs or watching Netflix.


events - Nicole velaires

Nicole is in her fourth year of a combined Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in economics, finance and international business. She is passionate about women's rights, mental health awareness and Arnott's Tim Tams. After spending a semester studying abroad in the UK, she came back with a severe case of wanderlust and now aims to combine her interests in international economics with her love of travelling


Sport - alex mackenzie

Alex is a second year Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce majoring in international business, finance and economics at the University of Newcastle. His current vocational interests lie within the financial sector, namely equity markets and banking. He loves all things sport, having played more than ten different codes. You name it, he's played it (probably badly).


local sponsorship - ella hugo

Ella is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in finance and economics. She has an interest in econometrics and macroeconomics - basically anything 'financey'. She's obsessed with ducks and was on the Australian archery team for five years (she's secretly Katniss Everdeen). She also has a coffee addiction and can constantly be found 'procaffinating'.


Publications - Matt Chamberlain

Matt is in his penultimate year of a double degree in business and commerce. He is majoring in accounting, international business and finance and is very interested in institutional banking. He would very much like one day to work on a trading desk on the buy side or (given the chance) the market-making side. He has travelled to Europe twice, been to various parts of Indonesia, Asia and also the Cook Islands. He also represented the university on a short course exchange in Kenya. Matt loves surfing and the great outdoors. 



Mary is an international student from China in her penultimate year of a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in accounting. She likes to engage the local community, strengthening the bilateral understandings of cross-cultures and values. Through this,  Mary is able to assist more international students to get outside of their comfort zones. She is currently working at UoN Global, assisting with international engagement. Mary is devoted to building the BusCom community through collaboration with ACYA (Australia-China Youth Association) and other international student bodies. When Mary isn't working, you can find her hanging out with friends, reading or watching movies at home.