Maggie Chapman

Socialist, feminist, green

Maggie is a Scot by choice, and believes that Scotland can be an independent, outward-looking, peace-making country.

Another Scotland is possible: we can transform our economy, society and democracy.

Maggie is Rector of the University of Aberdeen and former lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University.

Maggie campaigns for free education, the rights of international students, better mental health services, and more.

Radical, green politics can show how hope and compassion can win over fear and indifference. Now is the time to be true to our radicalism.

We cannot have a just world or a clean environment with a dirty economy.

About Maggie

Maggie Chapman is a Zimbabwean born Scot by choice, best known as Rector of the University of Aberdeen, the former co-convenor of the Scottish Green Party, and for her work in the third sector in equalities and human rights.

Maggie sits on the Board of Directors of Voices for Scotland Ltd. She was a councillor for the Leith Walk ward of The City of Edinburgh Council from 2007-2015 and represented the Scottish Greens on the Smith Commission for further devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament.

Maggie was first elected Rector of the University of Aberdeen in November 2014, and was re-elected in 2018. Her term ends in March 2021.

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The age of individualism is dead; now is the time for social movements to seize power – SGP Spring Conference speech

Good morning friends, and welcome to our Spring Conference, exactly 699 years to the day of the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath, and just short of 40 years since Thatcher became Prime Minister. I’ll say a bit more about…

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