Your Sabbatical Team

Student President

Lawson is the elected representative for the entire student body to the University, local community and on a national level.

3 posts
Last post 23 Oct 2017

Lawson Ogubie

Student President


Emma Lister is the elected student representative for Sport


1 post
Last post 13 Nov 2017

Emma Lister

Sports Officer

Kendall Ann Smith

Welfare Officer

Education Officer

Donna is the elected representative of students at the University of Aberdeen on all matters educational.

6 posts
Last post 05 Dec 2017

Donna Connelly

Education Officer

Communities Officer

Lewis Macleod is your full-time Communities Officer, running campaigns on community issues such as housing and transport, building links between AUSA and local community groups, as well as co-ordinating student initiatives on issues around environment and ethics. Lewis chairs the AUSA Communities committee and AUSA Environment and Ethics committee and sits on a range of University committees on issues realting to sustainability and local community isseus. 

Each year, sabbatical officers are elected on a platform of what they want to achieve for the year. You can find Lewis' manifesto below: 

Cut the Rent campaign for cheaper accommodation. 
Lobby against HMO limits in Aberdeen City 
Tackle illegal letting agency fees 

Resources and Services
More bike stands
Change 9U bus times to Foresterhill 
More student space

Ethical University 
Continue to support University staff and fight job cuts
Campaign for Fossil Fuel Divestment 

Local Community & Safety
New volunteering database and more opportunites available
Introduce affordable drug purity testing kits
Schools outreach liberation programme

If you have any questions, or wish to get involved - please get in touch on or find Lewis on Facebook at, or on Twitter at @ausacommunities

6 posts
Last post 08 Nov 2017

Lewis Macleod

Communities Officer

AUSA Events

Refreshers' Week 2018
15th-20th January
Refreshers' Week 2018
Live at Union Brew - Comedy Night!
19th January
Union Brew
A night of live comedy in Union Brew!
AUPS: January Paintball Walk-on
28th January
Battle Grounds Adventure Activity Centre
Come along for the best value day of paintball around! With back-to-back scenario games from 9:30 - 16:30 at around £40, it'll be a great day for new members and veterans alike.
Gaylidh 2018
24th February
The Anatomy Rooms
Kings Ball 2018
22nd March
Kings Ball 2018
PGDE & DLITE Graduation Ball 2018
1st June
Aberdeen Marriott Hotel
PGDE and DLITE students are having a graduation ball on Friday 1st June 2018 at Aberdeen Marriott Hotel! Come and join your friends from the course for a three course meal, drinks, ceilidh dancing and more.

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