The DUSA Executive

Your elected representatives here at DUSA and the University of Dundee

Nyasha Mutembwa

President of Dundee University Students' Association

Nyasha, who is commonly known as Ash, is the lead of your Exec Committee as well as the face of the University, responsible for the student experience and overall University experience. Ash sits on a number of boards and committees within the University and the association to make sure every decision is inclusive and representative of the population on and off the campus. She aims to add and improve to the ED&I agenda of our Strategy Plan and make Dundee a place for everyone by executing the student’s wants and needs.

phone: 01382 386 002

Vice Presidents

Zechariah Laari

Vice President of Academia

Zechariah is responsible for ensuring the student voice is heard in all Learning and Teaching matters, as well as striving to improve the academic experience.

He assists students with mitigating circumstances, Academic appeals, Grade’s transparency, Plagiarism, fitness to practice, feedback and accommodation. Zechariah will also promote equal learning opportunities (online vs. in-person) by holding the University accountable to upgrade our digital architecture and infrastructure to meet modern demands.

phone: 01382 386 007

Amarachi Ejim

Vice President of Student Wellbeing

Amarachi is concerned with all matters regarding your well-being as a student of Dundee. From providing information and support about your mental health, signposting you to all relevant resources that will meet all your needs so that all students can have their best experiences while they study to ensuring the availability of sexual health tools. Amarachi is a believer of a person centred approach to problem solving and in meeting each student and assisting them as individuals. She is also very interested in stress detoxification, fun activities and events that promote friendship, care and love among students.

phone: 01382 386 040

Obiozor Okoro

Vice President of Representation

Look at our world, there are challenges and experiences we all need help with, and that’s why you have Obi’s picture here. DUSA is for us all to express our individuality and improve our experiences here on campus, Obiozor is happy to ensure we succeed at these.

Obi is dedicated, approachable, friendly and can democratically work alongside with students and university staff while staying focused on achieving set objectives.

phone: 01382 381 084

Jazmine Bennett

Vice President of Community

As your Vice President of Community, Jazmine can support you with campaigns, society activities, and engaging you in DUSA services. They’re particularly keen to boost the representation and engagement of marginalised groups, such as BAME and LGBT students. They’re also here to help you develop your skills and leadership, through societies and representative structures like the Student Representative Council (SRC). They’re all about improving and boosting your student experience, and making you feel like a part of our global student community. Send them an email or find them in the Hive on Floor 4.

phone: 01382 381 118

Jake Mace

Vice President of Fundraising

Jake is a grassroots campaigner, writer and activist. He is a 3rd year Philosophy and Politics student with a passionate interest in housing advocacy, tenants rights, LGBTQ+ rights and political theatre. At DUSA, Jake is responsible for Raising and Giving (RAG). This covers everything from fundraising for DUSA’s nominated charity, chosen by students every year, to helping students and societies in their own efforts to make an impact locally and globally. He was elected with a mission to help students “give back together”. He plans to deliver an online fundraising network for students, experiential events and a new debate on sustainable campaigning.

phone: 01382 386 005

Zining Li

Vice President of Student Activities

Zining is responsible for organising the student events and assisting student societies to build and develop. Zining oversees the management of over 160 societies at DUSA and supports students to find new opportunities to develop their interests, talents and skills outside their academic studies.

He would like to ensure more students enjoy better extracurricular activities and enable more multi-background students to have a platform to illustrate themselves. 

phone: 01382 386 004

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