About Us

Established in 1915, the Bute Medical Society is one of St Andrews' oldest, largest and most active student societies

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Liam Peniston

President

The public face of the society. The President is responsible for making sure that the other committee members are able to perform their roles, chairing committee meetings, presenting a review of the year at the AGM and taking on responsibilities that don't fall within anyone else's remit.

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Oliver Roberts

Vice President

The president's second in command. Responsible for organising the first-year rep elections, annual society photo, as well as arranging sponsorship for the society.

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Isy Schlegel

Treasurer

Responsible for keeping track of the money in the cash box and bank account(s) at all times, presenting a financial review of the year at the AGM, paying any and all expenses, making financial decisions and submitting the society's financial details for audit at the end of the academic year.

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Shiv Bakrania

Secretary

Responsible for creating minutes to document every Committee meeting, helping with organisation and communication within the society (including weekly emails), maintaining affiliation with the Union and organising Cheese and Wine events that introduce the society to the wider aspects of Medical Science.

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Valeria Wyszynski

Charities Rep

Responsible for organising fundraising events with the aim of raising awareness and money for selected charities over the course of the year. At the beginning of each year they will select a local and an international charity to support.

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Jasmine Chiu

Charities Rep

Responsible for organising fundraising events with the aim of raising awareness and money for selected charities over the course of the year. At the beginning of each year they will select a local and an international charity to support.

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Rajan Shah

Social Rep

Responsible for organising several Balls e.g. FAF ball, St Vitus etc. along with many other social events throughout the year. They play a large role in creating fellowship within the society.

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Harris Ali

Social Rep

Responsible for organising several Balls e.g. FAF ball, St Vitus etc. along with many other social events throughout the year. They play a large role in creating fellowship within the society.

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Liam Rudd

Sports Rep

Responsible for organising sports teams and events within the society and arrange for sports teams to be entered into other tournaments both within and beyond the university. They shall also be responsible for arranging the clothing order for the society each year.

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William Martin

Sports Rep

Responsible for organising sports teams and events within the society and arrange for sports teams to be entered into other tournaments both within and beyond the university. They shall also be responsible for arranging the clothing order for the society each year.

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Saumya Maheshwari

2nd Year Rep

Responsible for organising Hecklings for the new society members each year along with helping to arrange other events. Act as spokespersons for the 2nd years and responsible for gaining feedback on how best to improve the society.

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Charlotte Calvert

2nd Year Rep

Responsible for organising Hecklings for the new society members each year along with helping to arrange other events. Act as spokespersons for the 2nd years and responsible for gaining feedback on how best to improve the society.

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Josh Edozien

1st Year Rep
A voice within committee representing the 1st year population. Voting for 1st Year Rep(s) takes place in Week 3. If you're interested, make sure to stay tuned for announcements in the coming weeks.

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Cait Murphy

1st Year Rep

A voice within committee representing the 1st year population. Voting for 1st Year Rep(s) takes place in Week 3. If you're interested, make sure to stay tuned for announcements in the coming weeks.

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Mairi Crosby

Publicity Officer

Responsible for creating and distributing posters around the university to advertise BMS events as well as other media including but not limited to photography and video.

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Megan Barr

Bute Ball Convener

Responsible for the organisation of the premier Bute event; the annual Bute Ball. Responsible for sponsorship and ensuring that the Bute Ball runs smoothly.

 

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Conor Wheeler

Yearbook Editor

 

Organises and produces the Leavers’ Yearbook Responsible for maintaining the Alumni network and the annual alumni football match.

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Jason Zhu

Webmaster

 

Responsible for the upkeep and organisation of the Bute Medical Society website. Responsible for communication with the company who provides the website setup, and is involved with keeping the website up to date with events and programs that will be occurring.

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Aleen Ahmed

Non-Medic Rep

Responsible for providing a link between the Bute Medical Society and non-medic students.

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Daanyal Afzal

Bute Revue Director
Director and producer of the Bute Revue, the annual talent/comedy showcase on stage near the end of the academic year, all in the name of charity.

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Sarah Eshkour

Research Rep

Responsible for liaising with the Secretary, working with other medical and scientific societies of St Andrews and other universities to organize academic or research-related events, with the aim of introducing the society to the wider aspects of Medical Science.

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David Jackson

ScotGEM Rep

Act as a spokesperson for the ScotGEM class, relaying information to and from that year including gaining feedback on how best to improve the society.