VOS Linguistics


Abiding by our New Statutes, our Board year ends in June, and we would like to have a feel of who our upcoming candidates might be~

Are you interested in becoming part of the VOS Board? 

Well, we welcome you, we would love to hear about your motivation! You have time until the end of March to send your application. 

We will reach out to you, and of course your efforts during your board-ship will be compensated!



Freya Lim (She/her) – 
chair of the board

Hi there, my name is Freya and I hail from The sunny island of Singapore. I graduated with a Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism, was a flight attendant and am very interested in the field of education and learning & development. Oh! I am also an avid foodie, so come have a chat with me about anything related to those topics or under the sun!


Manya WalaValkar (She/her) – Secretary

Hi, I’m Manya, a Third year Linguistics Bachelor student. I’m from India but grew up in Qatar and now live in Amsterdam. I speak Hindi, English and understand Spanish and Dutch to a certain extent. I’m looking forward to supporting the VOS board team in unifying the students in the Linguistics program.


Joe Wellington (he/They) – Treasurer

Hi, I’m Joe! i’m from Wales, where i grew up in the southeast of the country. I speak English and welsh, but can understand a fair bit of Spanish and Dutch as well.  I’m in my 3rd year of the bachelor Program in which i have chosen a whole bunch of linguistics-y modules. I’m really passionate about giving VOS members a space to share their interests and i Can’t wait to get started!  


Selin Stefanova (She/her) – Communications Officer

Hi hi! I’m Selin and I’m a First Year in the BA Linguistics programme. I’m from Bularia and my hobbies involve all the fandom stuff you can think of. I  speak Bulgarian, Engish, and Turkish (to some extent) and I’m VERY happy to be part of this year’s board~


Aysha Hermans (She/her) – External Affairs


Previous Board XXIII Members

Zoe Website

Zoe Jensen (She/her) – Previous chair of XXIII

Gideon Website

Gideon Van Wijk (They/he/she) –  Public RelationS XXIII