Student Elections 2017: Candidate Announcement

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Nominations for this year's Student Elections closed this afternoon, and we can now announce the 2017 RGU:Union Election Candidates!

Voting begins on Tuesday 7th March and runs through until 2pm on Friday 10th March. Candidate profiles, manifestos, and videos will be available to view very soon at

If you are unsure about who to vote for, make sure to attend our Election Question Time event, which takes place on Monday 6th March at 12pm in the Sir Ian Wood Amphitheatre. This is a chance for you to hear directly from each candidate, and also gives you the opportunity to ask them any questions about their aims and pledges for the year ahead.

Results will be announced on 10th March at 3pm on The Terrace, Union Way.

President (Communication & Democracy)

Lodovica Avidano
Michael Ife
Ellen Laird
Craig Robertson
Madeline Travis
Re-open Nominations

President (Education & Welfare)

Chris Cowie
Peace Echeonwu
Kerry Harrison
Marty McGouran
Re-open Nominations

President (Sport & Physical Activity)

Eilidh Paterson
Re-open Nominations

Vice President (Entertainment & Events)

Martin Thomson
Re-open Nominations

Vice President (Environment & Ethics)

Gonzalo Lara De Leyva
Re-open Nominations

Vice President (Societies)

Martha Gilmore
Re-open Nominations

Vice President (Sport)

Gavin Rittoo
Re-open Nominations

Vice President (Wellbeing & Equal Opportunities)

Gena Jones-Purdie
Jennifer Ritchie
Re-open Nominations


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