Results of student elections announced

Results of student elections announced

The results of the annual Aberdeen University Students’ Association (AUSA) elections have been announced.

Over 2700 students voted in the elections which were conducted via an online website.

Robin Parker has been selected by the Aberdeen student body as the University’s Student President for a second year running.

In his post, Robin will continue to represent the institution’s students on University Committees, and hold overall responsibility for the running of AUSA, amongst other duties.

Robin said: ““I’m incredibly proud that the students here have decided to put their faith in me as their representative for another year.

“We had an excellent set of candidates standing for all the positions this year, and I’m really excited to have another great team to work with. 

“The Students’ Association is a really important part of the student experience here in Aberdeen and I’m looking forward to another year of working hard to make the student experience even better.”

The other successful candidates – elected from a total of 32 contenders - who will represent the University’s student body in areas including sport, education, welfare, societies and equal opportunities, are:

  • Ciara Ryan - President Charities
  • Megan McHaney  - President Education & Employability
  • Andrew Ryan - President Societies & Student Activities
  • Drew Leitch - President Sport
  • Jenny Batty - President Welfare & EO


  • Kirstie McDonald  - Vice-President Charities
  • Christine Nyaga – Vice-President Education & Employment
  • Josefine Bjorkqvist – Vice-President Equal Opportunities
  • Sean McNally – Vice-President Societies


  • Johan Kangasniemi - Sports Union Treasurer
  •  Henrietta Mohr  - Environment & Ethics Officer


The new presidents will officially take up their posts on August 1 this year, following on from a one month handover period which will begin on July 1.

The presidents will stay in office for 12 months.

More information on the Aberdeen University Students’ Association visit