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Student reps

Our student representativies give younger members a platform to shape the future of optometry

Our student representatives ensure that our student members’ interests are addressed at a local and national level. As part of their role at the AOP, student representatives perform the following duties:

  • Getting involved in planning, contributing to and shaping the AOP
  • Exploring how the AOP offers student support and benefits
  • Helping develop student initiatives
  • Attending and assisting at AOP student events
  • Contributing to student communications, such as social media and in our journal Optometry Today (OT)

2018 student representatives

  • Helen  Croxall - Anglia Ruskin University
  • Shoaib Ilyas - Aston University
  • Alisha Patel - University of Bradford
  • Sophie Morgan - Cardiff University
  • Zaman Sachedina - City University
  • Kerry Toner - Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Fahim Zaman - University of Hertfordshire
  • Syeda Fatima - The University of Manchester
  • Chloe McGregor - Plymouth University
  • Raven Sinnathamby - Portsmouth University
  • Shilpa Ramchandani - University of Ulster

To find out how else we represent your needs, and provide membership that makes a difference, read Representing members' interests

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