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Heather Armstrong BA(Hons)

Ex-Officio member of Court Heather is the President at the Student’s Association. Heather acts as the senior student representative at SAUWS and works full time to represent students of UWS at a local and national level. Her role also involves campaigning on issues related to poverty, homelessness and hunger among the student population.

Throughout this year Heather will be working on an all student housing survey to capture the housing experiences of UWS students and how the Student Association and UWS can work together to improve their experience where possible.

She will also be campaigning nationally with NUS Scotland, where she is an executive member, on the review of student support to make sure students are not left out of pocket by choosing to study.

As well as the introduction of RAG (Raising and Giving) week to UWS and SAUWS to encourage more members of the UWS community to get involved with fundraising and giving back to society.

Heather is proud to be the first woman President of SAUWS and hopes to encourage other women into leadership while undertaking their studies at UWS.

Committee Membership:

Member of the Policy and Resources; Honorary Awards; Governance and Nominations; and Health, Safety and Sustainability Committees

Last updated: 08/08/2017