Abena Dove is the President of the RMIT University Student Union (RUSU), the peak representative body for all RMIT students.
Having previously served one term as General Secretary, Education Officer and Women’s Officer, Abena was elected in September 2016 and started her term as President in November 2016. Abena is the first female President at RUSU in the past seven years.
Abena is incredibly passionate about student welfare policy, mental health, accessibility and equity in education and youth homelessness. Abena is also interested in student partnerships and leadership within the higher education sector and is the former President of RMIT's largest Political Club. All of these interests have engaged Abena in advocating for young people both within and outside the education sector.
SUC General Secretary
Clubs & Societies Officer
City Campus Coordinator
Bundoora East Representative
Bundoora West Representative