Aberdeen IPE Society 

RGU and AU joint society founded in 2012


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IPE Society 2019 - 2020

Posted by aberdeenipesociety on June 21, 2020 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (75)

End of year update:

The society has held 5 events this academic year. We organised three academic events: a COPD event, stroke event and a care in the community event. We organised two social events a bingo night and a pub quiz for Charlie’s House a local NE charity. With some of our events filling 130 spaces in 12hrs we have encourage over 200 people to become members and attend our events. 

As Covid19 developed we kept in contact with our committee and updated them on the situation. We listened and watched carefully on what was happening from government advice and promptly cancelled our 6th event Supporting Child Development. We still wanted to engage our members and allow the committee an opportunity to demonstrate what their thoughts and feelings over this academic year. This inspired us to create a standard format and release videos on our social media with a variety of professions. This allowed us to overcome the challenge of the pandemic and hopefully boost morale in a strange time. Feedback from our members and the committee were positive about this addition and the committee felt proud to showcase their involvement with IPE and what it meant to them. We have also showcased student keyworkers who have been working tirelesly on the front lines during the pandemic whilst studying for exam, graduating and looking after themselves and their families.

Our president (Erin Gilmour) and secretary (Vivien Yu) were both nominated and chosen as finalists for the Scottish Pharmacy Student Leadership Award, this accolade was won by Erin. Erin Gilmour also won the John Horder Award in 2019 facilitated by CAIPE a global interprofessional organisation.

At our first meeting we had over 50 members turn up to be a part of our committee and we are proud to say that most of them have continued on supporting our society by helping at each event, teaching or retweeting and liking our posts on social media.

Due to Covid19 our year was cut short. That didn't stop our committee from celebrating their incredible achievements over the year! As a group we were awarded the student engagement award.


  • President Erin Gilmour (2018-2020) was 1/5 in the university to have been awarded a Full Scarlet
  • Secretary Vivien Yu (2018-2020) was awarded a Half Scarlet with Distinction
  • Vice President Sarah Jack (2018-2020) was awarded a Half Scarlet with continued excellence
  • Committee member Kelsey Drummond was awarded a half scarlet with continued excellence
  • Treasurer Monika Lis (2018-2020) was awarded a half scarlet
  • Social secretary Nicola Will (2019-2020) and committee member Gemma Catton were both awarded a recognition award
  • Our committee member Gemma Scott and Nadia Mathers were both awarded a certificate


Covid-19 didn't stop us this year! Thank you to our wonderful committee and society members for all of your contributions, hard work and enthusiasm this year. Good luck to the new incoming committee!

Overall we have had a successful year and we look forward to what the society works on and achieves this coming year!

IPE society 2018 - 2019

Posted by aberdeenipesociety on May 20, 2019 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The society has held 4 events with over 120 students at each over the past academic year, the events have covered a range of topics- surgical patients, dementia, substance misuse and sepsis. The society has continued to grow and we finished with 253 members at the end of this year. The society was recognised with an RGU silver quality mark and the award for continued excellence and consistency!


Posted by aberdeenipesociety on March 13, 2014 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

NES ran a health and social care team challenge yesterday which was the embodiment of good interprofessional working. Quite a few members of IPESoc participated and represented RGU at the event. They were an absolute credit to the University. Congratulations green team on a fab presentation!! 

Union Awards

Posted by aberdeenipesociety on March 13, 2014 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

IPE society has been shortlisted for an award at RGU Union!! It's a very exciting time for the society. Everyone keep your fingers crossed. xxx

NUS Award

Posted by aberdeenipesociety on March 13, 2014 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

IPESoc has been shortlisted for the National Union Students Scotland award for society of year!!!! Thanks to our fabulous committee member Antoinette McNeil who put the society forward for the award. xx Thanks Antoinette you're a star! x

GPhC Reaccreditation

Posted by aberdeenipesociety on March 24, 2013 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Hey Guys! Just a quick news update. So you may or may not know that the GPhC (the regulatory body for registered pharmacists) came to RGU for the reaccreditation of the pharmacy course. IPEsoc recieved a massive honour when RGU used our society as part of the evidence for the reaccreditation process. The GPhC were very excited about our society and commended us on our work so well done to everyone who has been involved in our society and thank you to our members for your fantastic support this year. 

Upcoming Events

Posted by aberdeenipesociety on February 24, 2013 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Hey Guys, Just to update everyone that we are planning on holding 2 more events this year, similar to the ones before Christmas. So keep your eyes peeled for details coming soon. We are confident that they will be as exciting as our previous events!

In the meantime, make sure you like our facebook page and join our official facebook group where you can chat with other society members as well as speak directly to committee members :)

Bye for now!

Medical Fresher's Fayre

Posted by aberdeenipesociety on August 29, 2012 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

We have officially got a stall for the medical fresher's fayre! :) So if you are a medical student interested in joining IPE Society come along and check us out I promise you won't be disappointed. We may be the new kids on the block but we have a lot of fun and interesting events planned for this year.