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Education Officer

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

Tue 05 Dec 2017

November Blog

November Blog   Was interviewed and an article was published by The Gaudie on what my experiences of having ADHD...
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October Blog

Freshers now a distant memory the semester is fully underway, and so it seems are the endless committee/board meetings...
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Tue 28 Nov 2017

September - Freshers' Week

  2nd September was officially the start of Fresher’s were hundreds of students moved into halls at Hillhead...
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August - NUS Lead and Change Conference

For the first week of August all of the Sabbatical Officers went to Nottingham University for the NUS Lead and...
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July Update

So officially started my role as Education Officer on the 3rd of July. Most of the first week was going...
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Welfare Officer
1 post
Last post 14 May 2018
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

7 posts
Last post 08 Mar 2018
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

Emma Lister is the elected student representative for Sport


1 post
Last post 13 Nov 2017
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