On the Saturday 5th March the Guild Elections were held in the Debating Hall announcing the new Guild Officer Team for the next Academic Year 2016/2017.
The Elections beat their record in voter participation with 7,450 votes. The Officer positions were highly contested this year, and the evening was extremely tense! Burn FM collaborated with Guild TV to report on the evening, to see the full coverage of Results Night 2016, click here.
The Results are as follows…
The new Full Time Officers for 2016/17 are:
President: Ellie Keiller
Welfare Officer: Ross Strong
Postgraduate Officer: Rose Bennett
Sports Officer: Georgie Freeman
Activities and Development Officer: Natalie Cox
Representation and Resources Officer: Brandon Hattiloney
Education Officer: Chris Wilkinson
Housing and Community Officer: Izzy Nicholds
The new Part Time Officers of 2016/17 are:
LGBTQ Officer: Francesca Nash
Anti Racism; Anti Fascism Officer: Rachel Fisch
International Students’ Officer: Awati Mohammed
Women’s Officer: Alexandra Binnie
Disabled Students’ Officer: Kiki Hassen
Ethnic Minority Students’ Officer: Idil Dhabahaye
Home Students’ Officer: Asif Mohammed
Satellite Sites Officer: Max Seitler
Community Action Officer: Maurycy Cytarzynski
Ethical and Environmental Officer: Nicky Woods
Burn FM News Reporters Ornella Mutoni and Bukky Fasuyi were able to interview the new President and new Postgraduate Officer for 2016/17 following the Results.
You can listen to the interview with Ellie Keiller, the new President for 2016/17 here:
You can listen to the interview with Rose Bennett who has won the position as Postgraduates Officer (A New Full Time Role) for 2016/17 here:
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