The University of Auckland is a diverse student community of many. The Student Council is a key way of capturing the views of our diverse student communities. We then use feedback from our Student Council in submissions and presentations that we make to the University’s highest decision-making bodies and committees.

The AUSA Student Council was formed as a result of AUSA’s constitutional changes in early 2019. The Council is made up of the Presidents of Faculty Associations (and, where a Faculty has no Faculty Associations, the relevant School Associations) and Representative Groups from across the University. 

The Student Council has been vital to a lot of AUSA’s wins, including the grade bump in Semester 1 of 2020, which was a direct result of our powerful, collective student voice.

Student Council Meeting Dates 2023

The following is a list of preliminary dates which may be subject to change based on the availability of members. All meetings will be held on a Tuesday at 6pm unless otherwise specified. The location is yet to be confirmed. Agenda items are always welcome, please send these through to AUSA’s Education Vice President, Varsha Ravi, at 

Preliminary dates: 

  • Tuesday 21st February 2023
  • Tuesday 21st March 2023
  • Tuesday 18th April 2023 
  • Tuesday 02nd May 2023
  • Tuesday 30th May 2023

Semester Two Dates will be confirmed in due course…

Student Council Meeting Minutes can be found on the Documents page.

Student Council Documents

Student Council Members

Alan Shaker (he/him)

AUSA President (Chair)

Amol Kumar (he/him)

AUSA Treasurer-Secretary

Anna Sue (she/her)

President of Auckland University Global Studies Society - AUGSS

Atakura Hunia (she/her)

Co-Tumuaki, Māori Students Officer - MSO

Celesti Tan (she/her)

President of Auckland University Population Health Students' Association - AUPHSA

David Tuifua (he/him)

Pacific Island Student' Officer - PISO

Folau Tu'inukuafe (she/her)

AUSA Engagement Vice President

Francine Muia (she/her)

President of Medical Imaging Students' Association - MISA

Ivan Zhang (he/him)

President of School of Music Students' Association - SoMSA

Jennifer Lee (she/her)

President of Education and Social Work Students' Association - ESSA

Jenny Luo (she/her)

President of Auckland University Medical Students' Association - AUMSA

Julia Stjärnhage (she/her)

President of the Postgraduate Students' Association - PGSA

Juliette Lim (she/her)

President of New Zealand Optometry Students' Society - NZOSS

Kauri Tangohau (he/him)

Co-Tumuaki, Māori Students Officer - MSO

Kelly Misiti (she/her)

AUSA Postgraduate Officer

Kevin Guo (he/him)

President of Auckland University Law Students' Association - AULSS

La Marie Fernandez (she/her)

Co-President of Students of Urban Planning and Architecture - SUPA

Lachlan Pearce (he/him)

President of Auckland University Engineering Society - AUES

Layba Zubair (she/her)

AUSA Womens Rights Officer

Luke Fowlie (he/him)

President of Nurses of Auckland University Students' Association - NASA

Madeleine Roe (she/her)

President of Auckland Pharmacy Students' Association - APSA

Mahek Nagar (she/her)

AUSA International Students' Officer

Nadia Snegirev (she/her)

Co-President Science Students' Association - SciSA

Noor Randhawa (she/her)

Co-President of Auckland University Commerce Students' Association - AUCSA

Qun Ma (she/her)

AUSA Welfare Vice President

Sarah White (she/her)

Co-President of Auckland University Commerce Students' Association - AUCSA

Talisa Gan-Setu (she/her)

Co-President of Science Students' Association - SciSA

Temi (he/him)

AUSA Student Voice Manager

Theo van De Klundert (they/them)

AUSA Queer Rights Officer

Varsha Ravi (she/her)

AUSA Education Vice President