The Societies Committee supports the many and diverse societies of the University of St Andrews Students' Association. The committee consists of 15 members who work to manage the administration for 150+ societies throughout the academic year. 
The Societies Committee:
  • Manages affiliation and reaffiliation
  • Organises and run societies training
  • Provides financial assistance through grants and loans
  • Coordinates elections for Annual General Meetings (AGMs) and Extraordinary General Meetings (EGMs)
  • Promotes society events and activities 
  • Runs the Societies Clinic
  • Provides advice and support for all societies

Societies Committee 2019-20

Societies Officer Markus Lee
DoSDA Shaina Sullivan
Grants Officer Sanaa Sachdev
Grants Adviser Jasmine Wootten  
Elections Officer Gemma Kwok
Elections Adviser Ingrid Glastad  
Affiliations Officer Avery Kitchens
Affiliations Adviser Nicola Macdonald  
Events Officer Joe Horsnell
Charitable Societies Officer Chris Watkins
Secretary Harry Parker
SRC Carve-Up Zoë Ruki SRC Member for Racial Equality
SRC Carve-Up Lauren Davis Association Environment Officer
SSC Carve-Up Gavin Sanford SSC Member Without Portfolio
SSC Carve-Up Toni Valencia SSC Debates Officer


The Societies Committee have weekly Office Hours (Mondays 4-6pm in Main Bar) to address society concerns one-on-one. The Societies Officer and Grants Officer will be present every week to work with your society. 

You can also find the Societies Committee on Facebook.