Raising and Giving (RAG) Committee

The remit of the Raising and Giving (RAG) Committee is:

  • To support and encourage all Student-led charitable fundraising at theStudents’ Association.
  • The Vice-Chair shall be responsible for liaising with other interest groups, increasing cross-collaboration and engagement.
  • To organise two ‘RAG Weeks’ over the course of the academic year. 
  • To set up sub-committees tasked with organising, if decided by the committee to organise, events such as, but not limited to:
    • Torcher Parade
    • Fashion Show 
  • To recognise and award all student-let charitable fundraising at theStudents’ Association by hosting an annual Disbursement Ceremony.  
  • To promote and run charitable events with the aim to fundraise for localcharities based in Aberdeen and/or Aberdeenshire and/or national charities with a local department based in Aberdeen and/or Aberdeenshire. 
  • To allow charities in Aberdeen and/or Aberdeenshire to apply for funding and the Committee votes on which charities to support based on projectedfundraising
    • This should be carried out in line withthe ‘RAG Criteria and Guidance Notes’ 
    • AUSA Staff is required to be present for this 
  • To make sure the profit of all charitable activities will be going to supportthe charitable causes decided upon and advertised. 
  • All budget-related decisions must be voted upon by the Committee with the relevant Sabbatical Officer and AUSA staff member present. 
  • To arrange monthly meetings with the finance staff at the Students’ Associationto make sure RAG is achieving its yearly objectives.  
  • To work closely with AUSA staff.  
  • To arrange meetings with representatives for other student-led charitable campaigns at AUSA.  
  • To reach out for new partnerships amongst Student Groups, Societies, and Sport clubs.  
  • To make sure all new partnerships are formed by signing the ‘RAGPartnership Agreement’ prior to organising a fundraiser.


The RAG Committee 2019-2020 is chaired by Alanna Buchan, and includes the following members;

  • Vice-Chair: Vacant
  • First Year Represenative: Vacant
  • Foresterhill Representative: Vacant
  • BookEnds Representative: TBC
  • Ordinary member (3 positions vacant): Michelle Wan Yi Chong