Sabbatical officers

They are the most senior representative of students to the University, and sit on a number of committees including the two governing bodies of the University, Senate and Court. It is their job to make sure students’ voices are heard at the highest level of the University.

All four of the sabbatical officers work full time representing the students at Glasgow University. They work closely as a team of four, with the permanent staff of the SRC and the elected council members to represent students at Glasgow University.

Their remits are detailed below.

Current Sabbatical officers

Lauren McDougall
SRC President
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The SRC President is in charge of overseeing pretty much everything that goes on in the SRC. Responsible for overseeing the work of the executive (the three Vice Presidents) the Presisdent also leads on our activity for the year.

They sit on a range of committees within the university covering all areas of the student experience from learning and teaching to support services and the campus redevelopment. The SRC President also co-chairs the new Student Experience Committee, ensuring that our voices are heard at the highest levels in the University.

They also act as the face of the SRC and represents students on a local, national and international level.

Scott Kirby
Vice President Student Activities
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The Vice President for Student Activities oversees all things clubs and societies, volunteering and extracurricular activities.

Generally the most student facing position on the exec, they are also in charge of organising Freshers’ Week and Refreshers’ Week as well as working with the student media organisations within the SRC (Glasgow Guardian, GUST, GUM and Subcity Radio)

VP Student Activities is also in charge of general reps, first year reps, and the Charities Clubs and Societies Officer on Council as well as the VCS (Volunteering, Clubs and Societies) Awards

Emma Hardy
Vice President Education
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The Vice President for Education have the remit of all things learning and teaching at the University of Glasgow.

They sit on a lot of committees dealing with things such as assessment and feedback, the new campus development, and generally anything that feeds into learning and teaching at the University.

They also are in charge of the academic reps on council (School Representatives, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Convenors) and organising class reps specific and other related events. They are also in charge of the Student Teaching Awards (STAs).

Fatemeh Nokhbatolfoghahai
Vice President Student Support
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The Vice President (Student Support) promotes the welfare of all students within the University of Glasgow.

By having strong links with University Services, the other three student bodies and the International Office, the VP (Student Support) ensures that students feel that their well being is fully supported while studying in Glasgow. The VP (Student Support) protects student interests at various university committees and student conduct meetings as well as writing and promoting new policy.

The VP (Student Support) also coordinates the SRC welfare weeks that deal with subjects such as mental health, sexual health and environmental issues. The VP (Student Support) also works closely with the SRC Advice Centre who offer advice to students should they ever have any problems relating to accommodation, money or academic appeals. They also support the Welfare and Equal Opportunities Officers in carrying out their duties.