The polls for this year’s By-Election close today at 2pm. There are five positions open in this election and six candidates are running.
For the role of Vice President (International) is Edgar Daio who wishes to “represent international students by working with societies, the university and the union to improve student life within the university”.
Madeline Travis is running for RAG Chair this year. She mentioned that volunteering has been a big part of her life and that she wants to use this passion and experience to work with charities and the students to continue growing the community of giving at RGU.
Running for the role of Students’ Union Trustee is Mechanical Engineering student, Arham Aziz. He wants to ensure that a good quality service is delivered to students at RGU, and wants to use student feedback in the wider planning framework. Arham also said: “Remember, the Union exists for you.”
There are two candidates for Postgraduate Governor. The first candidate is Sunday Afiko who promises to represent the interest of the students effectively within the school.
Obinna Ebririm is also running for the role to represent the postgraduate community at RGU to make sure the experiences students have at the university are memorable. He said: “As postgraduate students, we are here for a short while and we ought to make it count.”
Finally, running for the role of Undergraduate Governor is Kerry Harrison. She has said that it would be a privilege to represent most students in RGU at the highest level.
Remember to vote for your representatives and the results will be announced today at 3pm on The Terrace, Union Way.
Vote online here: https://www.rguunion.co.uk/elections/
Check out candidate manifestos and videos here: https://www.rguunion.co.uk/elections/candidates/12/