It’s time to make a difference A Proven Activist and Campaigner I graduated from Edinburgh University in 1978, studying MA Social Administration and Sociology. As a student, I was involved in EUSA and various clubs and societies, including editing The Student newspaper and volunteering for disadvantaged youth with Children’s Holiday Venture. I was one of … More Students


It’s time to make a difference I am an Edinburgh graduate, a feminist, trade unionist, and social justice activist to my core. I’ve got experience at senior levels of organisational work, including Government Advisory Groups, serving as Scotland Commissioner on the Women’s National Commission, and Assistant Secretary of the STUC. My background is one of … More Staff

Introducing myself

Thank you to all those who nominated me for the position of Rector. I welcome the opportunity to meet with students and staff across the whole University in the coming weeks. I am keen to further develop campaigns and policies which better meet student and staff housing needs. It is becoming increasingly expensive to live … More Introducing myself


Ann Henderson is a graduate of Edinburgh University, and is a lifelong and passionate campaigner in the labour movement for equality, fairness and social justice. Employment Assistant Secretary of the STUC with responsibility for government and parliamentary liaison STUC Women’s Meritorious Award 2017 Two decades working in and around the Scottish Parliament Women’s development officer … More Biography