A total of 4,992 students cast their vote in the Student Elections 2017/18, providing a 19.0% turnout of the student body, and a grand total of 81,615 votes. Students could vote in a total of 11 positions, giving them the opportunity to have their say on the running of their Students’ Union and University.

We have entered all of our voters into a prize draw to win a £500 STA Travel Voucher as a thank you for taking the time to vote this year. Keep your eyes peeled as we will be announcing the winner soon.

Announcing our 2017/18 Sabbatical Officer winners:

Sabbatical Officers 17-18

VP Activities

In this election there were 3099 valid votes cast. This election went to 3 rounds.

• In the first round – No Suitable Candidate was eliminated with 101 votes
• In the second round – Chris Ball was eliminated with 879 votes
• In the third round – Scott Brown carried 1175 votes and Amber Mathurin carried 1468 votes

Your new VP Activities is Amber Mathurin

VP Activities Breakdown in Full [PDF]

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VP Education & Democracy

In this election there were 3191 valid votes cast. This election went to 5 rounds.

• In the first round – No Suitable Candidate was eliminated with 53 votes and Samuel Hanney was eliminated with 214 votes.
• In the second round – Tamir Morris Grays was eliminated with 530 votes
• In the third round – Omar Mahmood Lagares was eliminated with 620 votes
• In the fourth round – Megan Roche was eliminated with 743 votes
• In the fifth round – Maria Zorena carried 1050 votes Angel Layer carried 1182 votes

Your new VP Education & Democracy is Angel Layer

VP Education and Democracy Breakdown in Full [PDF]

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VP Sports

In this election there were 3469 valid votes cast. This election went to 1 round.

• In the first round – No Suitable Candidate carried with 107 votes
• David Atkinson carried 622 votes
• Chris Skinner carried 667 votes
• Campo carried 2073 votes

Your new VP Sport is Campo.

VP Sports Breakdown in Full [PDF]

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VP Welfare and Community

In this election there were 3166 valid votes cast. This election went to 7 rounds.

• In the first round – Luke Atili was eliminated with 30 votes, No Suitable Candidate was eliminated with 61 votes and Jack was eliminated with 124 votes
• In the second round – Lauren Barnes was eliminated with 284 votes
• In the third round – WEL-COM-GEM was eliminated with 315 votes
• In the fourth round – Clem Efevawere-Onowotu was eliminated with 385 votes
• In the fifth round – Maria Kitiibwa was eliminated with 585 votes
• In the sixth round – Reema Mansoor was eliminated with 783 votes
• In the seventh round – Yarin Hirani carried 1023 votes and Anita Orange McMahon carried 1037 votes

Your new VP Welfare and Community is Anita Orange McMahon.

VP Welfare and Community Breakdown in Full [PDF]
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President

In this election there were 4149 valid votes cast. This election went to 4 rounds.

• In the first round – No Suitable Candidate was eliminated with 105 votes and Vito Wang was eliminated with 505 votes.
• In the second round – Dan Morris was eliminated with 703 votes
• In the third round – Carlos Carvalho was eliminated with 1055 votes
• In the fourth round – Valeriya Petrine carried 1446 votes and James Thompson carried 1756 votes

Your new President is James Thompson.

President Breakdown in Full [PDF]