Education

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.

Rector, The University of Aberdeen, 2015 - present

I am proud to serve the students of the University of Aberdeen as their Rector. Since 2015 I have campaigned against staff redundancies; for improved mental health support for students; for lower rents; and, for international students' rights.

During Maggie's successful re-election campaign in 2017/18 Maggie committed to:

  • Continuing making your voices heard by university leaders
  • Campaigning to improve support for international students
  • Challenging anti-immigrant prejudice on campus
  • Demanding that EU students keep fee-free status post-Brexit
  • Fighting for more counselling & resources for mental health
  • Promoting equality & diversity
  • Campaigning against policies like Prevent that restrict activities of student societies