Your Representatives

 

Edinburgh University Students' Association student representatives are elected each year to ensure that students’ views are represented within the Students' Association, the University and beyond. 

 

 

Sabbatical Officers

 

There are five Sabbatical Officers elected annually to lead the Students' Association and work full-time on behalf of students on various issues across all areas of student life. They hold their position for a full year, starting in the summer after they are elected. Your Sabbatical Officers for 2018-19 are:

 

 

Academic Representation

 

Each School within the University has a team of School Reps (representing both undergraduate and postgraduate students) who are elected to represent you to staff within your School (including members senior management). We also have Programme Reps who work at the local level to improve individual tutorials, courses, and programmes.

 

Liberation Officers and Section Reps

 

Your Liberation Officers and Section Reps represent communities of students who are either underrepresented in Higher Education or who experience oppression (including harassment and discrimination) in wider society.

 

Person One

Black and Minority Ethnic Officer

 

Isabella Neergaard-Petersen

As Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Officer, I represent the views of students at Edinburgh who self-define as BME, including but not limited to students with African, Asian, Arab and Caribbean heritages. I sit on Student Council and run campaigns and events throughout the year. 

 

To find out more about the BME Campaign and my priorities for the year, click here.

 

To keep up-to-date with the four Liberation Campaigns, join our mailing lists, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. If you self-identify as BME, please join our Facebook group, and if you have any questions you can contact me directly via email.

 

Person One

Disabled Students' Officer

 

Eileen Xu 

As Disabled Students’ Officer, I represent the views of students at Edinburgh who self-define as disabled, including but not limited to students with physical impairments, chronic health conditions, learning difficulties, and experience of mental illness. I sit on Student Council and run campaigns and events throughout the year.

 

To find out more about the Disabled Students' Campaign and my priorities for the year, click here.

 

To find out more and keep up-to-date with the four Liberation Campaigns, join our mailing lists, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. If you self-identify as disabled, please join our Facebook group, and if you have any questions you can contact me directly via email.

 

 

Person One

LGBT+ Officer

 

 

Natasha Ion

As LGBT+ Officer, I represent the views of students at Edinburgh who self-define as LGBT+, including but not limited to students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual. I sit on Student Council and run campaigns and events throughout the year. 

 

To find out more about the LGBT+ Campaign and my priorities for the year, click here.

 

To find out more and keep up-to-date with the four Liberation Campaigns, join our mailing lists, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. If you self-identify as LGBT+, please join our Facebook group, and if you have any questions you can contact me directly via email.

 

 

Person One

Women's Officer

 

 

Esme Allman 

As Women’s Officer, I represent the views of students at Edinburgh who self-define as women, both transgender and cisgender, as well as non-binary students. I sit on Student Council and run campaigns and events throughout the year. 

 

To find out more about the LGBT+ Campaign and my priorities for the year, click here.

 

To find out more and keep up-to-date with the four Liberation Campaigns, join our mailing lists, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. If you self-identify as a woman, please join our Facebook group, and if you have any questions you can contact me directly via email..

 

 

 

International Students' Rep

 

 

Emily Robinson

As International Students’ Rep, I represent the views of international students at Edinburgh, including EU and Overseas students. I sit on Student Council and run campaigns and events throughout the year. 

Join the International Students' Facebook group here, and contact me directly by emailing internationalstudents@eusa.ed.ac.uk.

 

Student Carers’ Rep

 

 

Carol Hayward

As Student Carers’ Rep, I represent the views of students at Edinburgh with caring responsibilities, for example by providing physical or emotional support, on a regular basis, to a friend, partner or relative. I sit on Student Council and run campaigns and events throughout the year. 

Join the Student Carers' Facebook group here, and contact me directly by emailing studentcarers@eusa.ed.ac.uk.

 

 

Student Parents’ Rep

 

 

Clarissa

As Student Parents’ Rep, I represent the views of student parents at Edinburgh. I sit on Student Council and run campaigns and events throughout the year. 

Join the Student Parents' Facebook Group here or email ?studentparents@eusa.ed.ac.uk for more information.

 

Mature Students’ Rep

 

 

Elaina Benson

As Mature Students’ Rep, I represent the views of mature students at Edinburgh, which UCAS defines as any student who is over the age of 21 when beginning their course and who did not attend University straight after school or college. I sit on Student Council and run campaigns and events throughout the year. 

Join the Facebook group here and contact me directly here.

 

Part-Time Students’ Rep

 

 

Emily Andrews

As Part-Time Students’ Rep, I represent the views of part-time students at Edinburgh. I sit on Student Council and run campaigns and events throughout the year. 

For more information contact Sarah Moffat, the Welfare and Equality Officer

 

Postgraduate Taught Rep

 

 

Visha Thamboo

Hello! I’m Visha and I’m pursuing an MSc. in Management. I’m originally from Malaysia, but I also grew up in Singapore, Germany, Brazil and Canada. If you’re a Postgraduate Taught student this year, I am here to represent you, your views and your interests! Feel free to reach out to me via email.

Postgraduate Research Rep

 

 

Fabio Battaglia

In my role as PGR Students’ Representative, I work with and represent all PhD and MRes students at the University of Edinburgh. This means that I will be your point of contact for any issue you might experience during your research. Among other things, I also lead campaigns on funding and working hours.
If you are a PGR student, you can reach me here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Union of Students (NUS) Delegates

 

Each year delegates are elected to attend NUS Scotland and NUS UK National Conferences. Their role is to represent Edinburgh University Students' Association and vote on policy which directs the work of NUS. NUS UK Delegates are elected in March to attend Conference in April and NUS Scotland Delegates are elected in October to attend Conference in March.