Results 2019


Position Winner 
Association President    Jamie Rodney
Director of Events & Services Mika Schmeling
Director of Education Amy Bretherton
Director of Student Development & Activities Shaina Sullivan
Director of Wellbeing Flora Smith
Athletic Union President Leah Allcock



Position Winner 
Association Chair Jack Rogan
Alumni Officer Olivia Wiggins
Community Relations Officer Morgan Morris
Environment Officer Lauren Davis
LGBT+ Officer Parker Hansen
Lifelong and Flexible Learners Officer Sandra Mitchell



Position Winner
Accommodation Officer Charles Barker
Arts/Divinity Faculty President Sophia Rommel
Postgraduate Development Officer -
Member for First Years Polina Sevastyanova
Member for Gender Equality Leonor Capelier
Member for Student Health (Wellbeing Committee) Emma Walsh
Member without Portfolio Rowan Wishart
Member for Racial Equality Zoe Nengite
Member for Students with Disabilities Emily Muller
Member for Widening Access & Participation Britt McArdle
Postgraduate Academic Convener Emma Whitefield
Science/Medicine Faculty President Dennis Goodtzov



Position Winner 
Broadcasting Officer (STAR) Tom Groves
Charities Officer (Charities Campaign) Franki Borderie
Debates Officer (UDS) Toni Valencia
Member without Portfolio Gavin Sandford
Student Music Officer (Music is Love) Danil Flewelling
Performing Arts Officer (Mermaids) Manaal Mahjoub
Postgraduate Officer (Postgraduate Society) Blake Purchase
Societies Officer Markus Lee
Volunteering Officer (SVS) Lisa Husby


School Presidents

Position Winner
Art History Angela Crenshaw
Biology Morganne Wilbourne
Chemistry Charlotte Crowe
Classics Joel Moore
Computer Science Seamus Bonner
Divinity Anna Haynes
Earth & Environmental Science Lot Koopmans
Economics & Finance Valeria Ryabchina
English Callum Irvine
Film Studies Elisa Roithmann
Geography & Sustainable Development Rhiannon Potts
History Madeline DeFillipis
International Relations Joe Horsnell
Management Lauren Archer
Mathematics & Statistics Beth Barlow
Medicine Nathan Titterton
Modern Languages Olle Mjengwa
Philosophy Kyle Van Oosterum
Physics & Astronomy Amy Gallacher
Psychology & Neuroscience Natalia Zdorovtsova
Social Anthropology Katie Walker


Modern Languages Conveners

Position Winner
Arabic/Persian Convener -
Comparative Literature Convener Julia Whalen
French Convener Sarah Donald
German Convener -
Italian Convener Ellie Connon
Russian Convener Sarah Greenberg
Spanish Convener Lara Marcucilli



Cast your ballot here! Voting is open until 6pm on Friday 6th! View all the races, all the candidates, and all the sabb manifestos here!


Get Involved!



The University of St Andrews Students' Association has a strong and vibrant record of student democracy. We are the only UK students' union to have exceeded over 50% turnout in our elections.

All St Andrews students are eligible to stand for election! Are you passionate about representation? Stand for a position on the SRC! Enjoy extracurriculars? Run to join the SSC! Do you love academics? Be a School President!

If you think someone would do a fabulous job, why not tell them? Nudge them to run here!


Check out the positions avaliable in the 2019 elections, and their role descriptions.

Watch these videos from the 2016 elections to see what candidates get up to during the campaign week!

Sabbatical Question Time
Sabbatical Debate

Important Dates

Nominations Open 24th February, 9am Online
Sabb candidates meeting w/ the Proctor 27th February, 12 noon Committee room
Nominations Close 28th February, 5pm  
Sabbatical Candidates' Meeting 28th February, 5:30pm Sandy's Bar
All Candidates' Meeting 29th February, 12 noon Beacon Bar
Campaigning Starts 29th February, 12 noon  
SRC & SSC Hustings 1st - 3rd March, 12 noon - 10pm Beacon Bar
Sabbatical Candidates' Question Time 2nd March, 7.30pm The StAge
Athletic Union President Hustings 3rd March, 5:30pm The StAge
Sabbatical Candidates' Debate 3rd March, 7:30pm The StAge
Polls Open 5th March, 0:01am Online
Polls Close 6th March, 6pm  
School President Results 6th March, 8pm The StAge
All Other Results 6th March, 8:30pm The StAge

Casting A Vote

Casting a vote is simple, on the 5th March at 00:01am when voting opens, all you have to do is click this link. Then login with your St Andrews username and password.

Click on the election under the voting open section:


If you have trouble voting please email saelect@st-andrews.ac.uk and they will help you figure out what the issue is. Occasiaonlly there are minor IT issues, but don't worry, we will get them solved so you can have your say!

Before you cast your vote you should familiarize yourself with the positions read a bit about the SRC and SSC as well as the School Presidents. If you are really interested you can read past SRC, SSC, and School President minutes and reports to see what they have done so far this year. We recommend reading the role descriptions as well to fully understand the responsibilities of the roles you are about to elect people to.

Contact Details

If you have any questions, you can email the Elections Committee at saelect@st-andrews.ac.uk.

Make sure to follow @saelect on Twitter and like the official Facebook page for up to date information on the elections.