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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: 

Housing 
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
Oppose PREVENT 
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 ausacommunities@abdn.ac.uk or find Lewis on Facebook at www.facebook.org/AusaCommunities, or on Twitter at @ausacommunities

Wed 08 Nov 2017

Aberdeen at the National Demo: Free Education - Tax the Rich!

On November 15th, thousands of students across the country will be marching through the streets of London to demand the...
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Fri 25 Aug 2017

Aberdeen City Council Votes Against Implementing HMO Overprovision Policy

On Wednesday, Aberdeen City Council met to discuss, amongst other topics, a report on an HMO Overprovision policy following a...
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Fri 12 May 2017

Say No to the Limit on HMOs

Say No to the Limit on HMOs Fill out the Aberdeen City Council Consultation A few months ago, Aberdeen City...
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Tue 24 Jan 2017

Work Report for Student Council

Happy New Year! Hope you are all well and that the new term has got off to a good start...
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Tue 18 Oct 2016

Back to its Roots: The Return of Shared Planet Café

Back to its Roots: The Return of Shared Planet Café Shared Planet Café has, for over a decade...
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Mon 17 Oct 2016

Their Jobs, Our Education

Job Cuts in Medicine, Medical Science and Nutrition: Their Jobs, Our Education. Following last week’s announcement of compulsory...
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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
Sports

Emma Lister is the elected student representative for Sport

 

1 post
Last post 13 Nov 2017
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: 

Housing 
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
Oppose PREVENT 
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 ausacommunities@abdn.ac.uk or find Lewis on Facebook at www.facebook.org/AusaCommunities, or on Twitter at @ausacommunities

6 posts
Last post 08 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