Student Associations

Murdoch International Student Association (MISA) MISA are the representative body of international students studying at Murdoch. Providing support, social events and networking opportunities, MISA takes care of all international students on campus. Visit the Facebook page for more information or email to

Murdoch University Postgraduate Student Association (MUPSA) Run by postgrads, for postgrads MUPSA provide entertainment and support for all postgraduates attending Murdoch. Visit the Facebook page for more information or email to

Mandurah Student Association (MSA) The Mandurah Student Association represents Students studying at Murdoch’s Mandurah campus. They provide social activities and advocate for Mandurah students to the Guild and the University. Visit the Facebook page for more information or email the MSA President at


Murdoch Queer Collective The Murdoch Queer Collective is a group of students who identify or support those under the ‘Queer’ umbrella term or as a part of the LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) banner. The Queer Collective are a social group that hosts BBQ’s, movie nights and off campus adventures as well as campaigning for the political, economic and social interests of Queer persons, both here in Australia and around the world. Visit the Facebook Page or join the group, you can also get in touch by emailing the Queer Representative via

Murdoch Women’s Collective The Women’s Collective is comprised of Female identifying Murdoch students who meet to discuss women’s specific issues on campus. We welcome all women regardless of race, religion and cultural background in order to promote a diverse range of discussions. For more information visit the Facebook page or email the Women’s Representative via

Council Initiatives

Murdoch Education Action Network (MEAN) The Murdoch Education Action Network is based at Murdoch University and fights for the rights and wellbeing of tertiary students. Backed by The Guild, MEAN allows students to organise and protest shabby treatment university students receive at a campus and national level. For more information join the Public Facebook Group or get in touch with the Education Vice President via

Murdoch University Sustainability Team (MUST) Murdoch has a long and proud history of sustainability and environmentalism which can be seen through the many student clubs around these causes on campus. MUST help co-ordinate these groups and represent their interests on Guild Council and when lobbying the university. For more information visit the Facebook Page or email the Sustainability Representative to

 Your Guild Council 2021

  • Guild President: David Ugrinov
  • Education Vice President: Chewe Chisanga
  • General Secretary: Shaanan Suthesh
  • Murdoch University Postgraduate Student Association (MUPSA) President: Usama Ishfaq
  • Murdoch International Student Association (MISA) President: Natalie Ruth Rowe
  • Indigenous Representative: Jesse Bellotti
  • Disability Representative: Vacant
  • Women’s Representative:  Shamiso Susan Gambe
  • External Representative: Jimmy Bidstrup
  • Sustainability Representative: Reyhana Amber Malekloo
  • Queer Representative: Imogen Sarah Cole
  • Ordinary Councillors: Md Emad Uddin Shezan, Archit Chawla, Shafea Khalif Hassan, Tess Mann, Rowan Reynolds, Dave Periera, Zahra Al Hilaly
  • NUS Delegates: 
  • Senate Undergraduate:
  • Senate Postgraduate:
  • Academic Council Undergraduate:


This is the team currently serving Guild Council. Their term expires 30 November, 2021. Voting for the next council will open in October 2020. Any vacant position marked as currently vacant will remain so for the current term until elections are held again.