The Students’ Association team

Sabbatical Team

Your elected representatives

Student President 

Harriet Gould – h.gould@gsa.ac.uk
Pronouns: they/them
Giggly hot-tempered queer iCon with an almost perverse obsession with doggies.
I am an elected student representative and I work between GSA and GSASA. I am here to represent you and your views and make sure your voices are heard throughout all levels of the school. My aim is for everybody to feel they have the tools to achieve exactly what they want from their time here at GSA so come to me with a n y t h in g and I’ll do my best to help you out.
Speak to me about: Advocacy, Representation, SRC/ SSCCadvice and new ideas.

Events Convenor

Sgàire Wood – Sgaire@theartschool.co.uk
Pronouns: she/her
Turning looks, stunting pretty, she’s the Belle of Belfast City.
Speak to me about: Programming, Events, Parties, Fundraisers, Representation, Advocacy and Skincare tips.


Student Engagement Coordinators

You can reach the whole Student Engagement team at once at studentengagement@theartschool.co.uk

Alice Andrews – alice.andrews@theartschool.co.uk
Pronouns: she/her
I am the soft butch lesbian dolly parton.
Speak to me about: Exhibitions, Project Spaces, Advocacy, Representation, Programming, Complaints, Sports Societies, The SRC, Professional Practice, Extracurricular Things & a general padding against some sharp corners…

Alex Sarkisian – alex.sarkisian@theartschool.co.uk
Pronouns: she/her
I love an all-school email and art. I’m one head of a two-headed creature, as I job share with the wonderful Ray.
Speak to me about: Exhibitions, Project Spaces, Advocacy, Representation, Programming, Complaints, Societies, Funding, Professional Practice, Extracurricular Things,  a general padding against some sharp corners…

Ray Bushell – ray@theartschool.co.uk
Pronouns: they/them
‘I’m rooting for everybody black.’ I like art, hiding behind multiple pseudonyms and job sharing with the inimitable Alex.
Speak to me about: Exhibitions, Project Spaces, Advocacy, Representation, Programming, Complaints, Societies, Funding, RRS (Race, Rights & Sovereignty), Professional Practice, Extracurricular Things,  a general padding against some sharp corners…

Jenny Speirs – jenny@theartschool.co.uk
Pronouns: she/her
Fan of nature and drawing things.
Speak to me about: general enquiries, room bookings, project spaces, programming and marketing, web stuff & literally all of the above.


The Art School team

Lauren MacFadyen
Acting General Manager
lauren@theartschool.co.uk

Alice Black
Production Manager
alice@theartschool.co.uk

Andy Wilson
Bar and Operations Manager
andy@theartschool.co.uk


Lovely pics by the Kirkwood Brothers