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Student Officer Elections 2020

Every year, Student Officers are elected to represent the 25,000 students at Queen’s and to lead the Union. There are 16 positions available in total: 6 Full-Time and 10 Part-Time.

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Union President

The Students' Union President (Full-Time, Paid):

  • Represents students' views on campus and beyond
  • Identifies priority issues for students
  • Co-ordinates the activities of the Union

Full Role Description

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    Grian Ní Dhaimhín Manifesto

    Vote Grian for President for someone who will fight against slum landlords, get you FREE printing in the SU, make QUB Carbon Neutral by 2030 and provide mental health awareness and suicide intervention training. Vótáil Grian!

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    Ifeoluwa Osakuade Manifesto

    Together, we can rebuild Our Student Union. VOTE IFE!

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    Toby Vinson Manifesto

    Vote Toby Vinson for a Students' Union led by students, for students.

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    Aodhán Ó Baoill Manifesto

    Change is Possible. Language rights are possible. Proper mental health provisions are possible. A university that every student can afford to attend is possible. A carbon neutral QUB is possible. Vote Aodhán Ó Baoill #1 as your Students' Union President and all of this will be achieved. Vote Aodhán Ó Baoill #1 as your Students' Union President and be a positive force for change within your Union and within your university. Change is Possible. Make it happen.

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Student Officer Campaigns and Engagement

The new post of Vice President Campaigns and Engagement (Full-Time, Paid):

  • Identifies and organises Students’ Union campaigns
  • Advises and supports students on campaigns
  • Strives to engage students with the Students’ Union, including campaigning, community, clubs and societies, enterprise, employability and volunteering

Full Role Description

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    Chloe Ferguson Manifesto

    #CountOnChloe because she knows you deserve a Community, a place to have fun, and a place to succeed. I will be focusing on six main areas: the Improvement of Employment Services, an Engagement Evaluation of High Contact Hour students, making a Green and Sustainable Campus, Accessibility in Clubs and Societies, the Delivery of Campaign Training and a Rebrand to create an Online Digital Community for Students to find easier connections on Campus. Please Vote Chloe #1 for C&E!

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    Ashlynn Ong Manifesto

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    Hugh O'Reilly Manifesto

    Moving Queen's Forward

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    Mohammed Abdul Salam Manifesto

    We have engaged & represented the students in a range of platforms and have spoken for the environment, mental health, academic change & International students,We have constantly worked towards positive change in discourse and action.Now, we are taking our representation one step forward!From lecture recordings to free shuttle services, we have some exciting plans in store!We can do better and that’s why we are standing #TogetherWithYou for making your experience at Queen’s an unforgettable one!

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Student Officer Education

The Vice-President Education (Full-Time, Paid):

  • Represents students' interests relating to their academic studies
  • Helps with any academic problems students might have
  • Works with School/Course Reps to ensure that students have a say about their education

Full Role Description

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    Jason Bunting Manifesto

    At QUB, students don't have the seat at the table they deserve. I am passionate about changing that and ensuring students are partners with an equal voice on their education, not consumers or customers. So on 24/25th February, vote Jason #1 for an equal say over the decisions that affect you, for a stronger rep system, better feedback, lecture recording, an end to bunched deadlines and help build a University which listens to and works for every student!

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    Sultan Abbas Manifesto

    We have engaged & represented the students in a range of platforms and have spoken for the environment, mental health, academic change & International students,We have constantly worked towards positive change in discourse and action.Now, we are taking our representation one step forward!From lecture recordings to free shuttle services, we have some exciting plans in store!We can do better and that’s why we are standing #TogetherWithYou for making your experience at Queen’s an unforgettable one!

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Student Officer Equality & Diversity

The Vice President Equality & Diversity (Full-Time, Paid):

  • Works with the Part-Time Student Officers to strengthen the voice of under-represented student groups
  • Organises campaigns on equality and diversity issues
  • Strives to ensure a spirit of diversity and equality of opportunity at Queen’s

Full Role Description

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    Muireann O'Sullivan Manifesto

    Hi ! I'm Muireann and I'm a post-grad student in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice. I'm a skilled campaigner with 5 years of experience in liberation campaigns within the students movement and at a grassroots level. I'm passionate about accessible education, action over awareness in liberation campaigning, and promoting student-led change on equality and diversity issues. My manifesto below explains my experiences and why I am so passionate about improving your time in Queens.

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    Elliot Beever Manifesto

    Let's work together to: Create safe spaces for minorities, Make sure we are being represented and not tokenized, and accessibility for all. You should vote for Elliot Beever #1 Equality and Diversity to push for changes to allow us to be better represented within the university. You can see everything I want to do in my full manifesto!

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    Roisin Muirhead Manifesto

    As an avid campaigner of social and environmental justice I have engaged in grassroot activism as President of the Politics, Philosophy and Economics society as well as Treasurer of the QUB Green Party. As a student with caring responsibilities, I understand the weaknesses in the support system here at Queens and I know there is a long way to go to make every student feel completely at home, which is why I hope you will give me your vote to help make these changes happen!

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    Pius Okoli

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Student Officer Postgraduate

The Vice-President Postgraduate (Full-Time, Paid):

  • Assists with any educational or academic problems that postgraduate students might have
  • Represents postgraduate students to the University to make sure that their education meets their expectations
  • Works with School & Course Reps to make sure that postgraduate students have a say in how their School and Course is run
  • Builds and supports a sense of postgraduate community in Queen’s

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    Jessica Lawrence Manifesto

    #SayYesToJess for a better Postgraduate experience

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    Tasha Montgomery Manifesto

    #TheFullMonty - Vote for me and I will give it my all. I am a final year PhD student in Mathematics. Tackling failing Mental Health support is very important to me and I'll work hard to improve services, especially for PG students. I want to be visible across campus - not just the Grad School. I will listen to student views and lobby to improve the PG experience for everyone including disabled and international students.

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Student Officer Welfare

The Vice-President Welfare:

  • Represents students' interests relating to their welfare
  • Helps students with any welfare problems like their general wellbeing, mental and sexual health, housing and safety
  • Promotes wellbeing campaigns on campus

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    Esther Iyanthie Christarine George Manifesto

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    Katie Ní Chléire Manifesto

    Hi! I'm Katie. I’m running for Welfare because I have lived experience of having a mental illness at Queen’s and I don’t want any other student to go through what I did. Your university prioritises profits over student wellbeing, and I’ve had enough. We deserve better - better services, support, houses and health. I’m going to work hard to make that a reality for you, because your mental health matters more.

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    Swagatam Sanyal

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    Courtney Girvin Manifesto

    A vote for me is a vote for student safety, open and honest conversations about sexual and mental health, and empowering you to make the changes you want and need. #ChangeWithCourtney

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Part-Time - Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Students’ Officer

The BAME Students’ Officer (Voluntary, Unpaid):

  • Is the voice of BAME students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to BAME students
  • Encourages BAME students to become more involved in the Union
  • Highlights instances of racism and discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

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    Dhirajsingh Taur Manifesto

    A Vote for Me is a Vote for You, Vote Dhirajsingh Taur to Represent You!

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Part-Time - Disabled Students' Officer

The Disabled Students' Officer (Voluntary, Unpaid):

  • Is the voice of disabled students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to disabled students
  • Encourages disabled students to become more involved in the Union
  • Highlights instances of discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

Full Role Description

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    Michael McConway Manifesto

    Disabled students at Queen's University offer a unique plethora of talents, skills and experiences to fellow students. But they need a voice; someone to fight for their rights, campaign for further adjustments and reawaken their social avenues. We need to bring opportunities for a Disabled Society back to the Students Union and campaign for awareness and further support from the Disability Services and the SGC. With your vote, help me deliver these campaigns and encourage participation.

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    Oisín-Tomás Ó Raghallaigh Manifesto

    Commit to the ideas of Equality, Diversity and Access to high-quality education for all and vote Oisín-Tomás as your next Disabled Student Officer.

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Part-Time - Environmental Officer

The Environmental Officer (Voluntary, Unpaid):

  • Is the leading student voice on environmental and ethical trading issues
  • Campaigns on environmental and ethical trading issues
  • Encourages students to become more involved in environmental and ethical trading activities

Full Role Description

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    Deji Emmanuel Dada

    With the new target of the United Kingdom government to reduce greenhouse gas emission to zero by 2050, there is need to raise the awareness such that all institutions will embrace environmental sustainability by taking measures to reduce the release of harmful substances to the atmosphere. This is a huge task which requires all hands to be on deck in-order to actualise the target.

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    Caomhan Rodgers Manifesto

    Vote Caomhan #1 For Environmental Officer. Engaging, Energetic and a Passionate Environmentalist. Approachable & Friendly. Fighting For Implementation of The SU's 'Green New Deal'! Make Caomhan #1 For Your New Student's Union Environmental Officer.

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Part-Time - International Students’ Officer

The International Students' Officer (Voluntary, Unpaid):

  • Is the voice of international students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to international students
  • Encourages international students to become more involved in the Union
  • Challenges racism and discrimination

Full Role Description

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    Adam Farhan Manifesto

    Being President of QISS and the current International Students Officer, re-elect me so I can complete the projects you voted for in December! My plans include inter-cultural events with free food, compiling information on internships, creating a system to report abuse, getting more food options at the SU shop, building a prayer room on campus, ensuring the safety of students in Belfast and a BT1/BT2 shuttle. These projects are currently in the works and require my re-election to complete!

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    Abuzar Mohammed Shaik

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    Sihua Tang

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Part-Time - Irish Language Officer

The Irish Language Officer (Voluntary, Unpaid):

  • Is the voice of Irish language speaking students and works with An Cumann Gaelach (QUB) to promote the Irish language on campus
  • Campaigns on issues for Irish language speaking students
  • Produces Irish language content for campaigns; responds to Irish language communications

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    Eibhlin NicCormaic Manifesto

    I am running for Irish Language Officer this year because I am passionate about the language and language rights. Make sure you vote Eibhlín NicCormaic for Irish Language Officer in the upcoming elections. #VoteEibhlín Tá mé ag rith do ról mar Oifigeach Gaeilge i mbliana toisc go bhfuil mé paiseanta faoin teanga agus faoi chearta teanga. Déan cinnte do vóta a chaitheamh ar Eibhlín NicCormaic mar Oifigeach Gaeilge sna toghcháin. #VótáilEibhlín

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Part-Time - LGBT+ Students' Officer

The LGBT+ Officer (Voluntary, Unpaid):

  • Is the voice of LGBT+ students and campaigns on issues of importance to LGBT+ students
  • Encourages LGBT+ students to become more involved in the Union
  • Highlights instances of discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

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    Sunday Taggart

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Part-Time - Mature and Part-Time Students' Officer

The Mature and Part-Time Students' Officer (Voluntary, Unpaid):

  • Is the voice of mature and part-time students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to mature and part-time students
  • Encourages mature students and part-time students to become more involved in the Union

Full Role Description

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    Peter McMurray Manifesto

    Passionate about providing a conservative leaning, Christian viewpoint while advocating for the mental wellbeing of mature and part-time students, and providing a voice for those often under-represented within the SU. Past experience as MHLS Faculty Officer and a very active contributor to Student Council. Currently both a part time and mature student. Psychiatrist Keen to improve engagement of mature students like myself who can often feel isolated and not a part of the SU community

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    Liam Magill Manifesto

    To encourage greater participation in University life and the resolution of difficulties we face.

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    Marta Cipriano

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Part-Time - Student Parents' and Carers' Officer

The Student Parents' and Carers' Officer (Voluntary, Unpaid):

  • Is the voice of student parents and carers in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to student parents and carers
  • Encourages student parents and student carers to become more involved in the Union

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    Conor McKay

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Part-Time - Trans Students' Officer

The Trans Students’ Officer (Voluntary, Unpaid):

  • Is the voice of Trans students in the Union, University and beyond
  • Campaigns on issues of importance to Trans students
  • Encourages Trans students to become more involved in the Union
  • Highlights instances of discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

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    Part-Time - Women Students' Officer

    The Women Students' Officer (Voluntary, Unpaid):

    • Is the voice of women students in the Union, University and beyond
    • Campaigns on issues of importance to women students
    • Encourages women students to become more involved in the Union
    • Highlights instances of discrimination in Queen’s if these occur

    Full Role Description

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      Huda Al Baqali

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      Jill McManus Manifesto

      Vote Jill McManus for Women's Officer on 24th and 25th February to tackle period poverty, fight for your access to reproductive healthcare and campaign around sexual health and consent on campus!

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    RAG International Partner

    The official International Partner that your SU will raise money for throughout 2020-2021.

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      Plan My Gap Year Foundation

      Plan My Gap Year is an award-winning volunteer travel organisation, offering life-changing experiences across 17 countries in Africa, Asia & South America. MGY provide a safe, structured and social platform with volunteer travel opportunities.

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      Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO)

      VSO is fighting poverty through volunteering. We enable volunteers to share skills which builds a fairer world for all.

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    RAG Local Charity

    The official charities that your SU will raise money for throughout 2020-2021.

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      Cruse Bereavement Care

      Cruse offers confidential and free bereavement support to young people, children and adults suffering grief after someone close them has died.

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      Action on Hearing Loss

      The leading charity helping people who are confronting life-changing deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss in Northern Ireland. Within Northern Ireland alone hearing loss affects approximately 300,000 people with this figure set to rise as our society ages.

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      Belfast Samaritans

      Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy. Samaritans mission is to alleviate emotional distress and reduce the incidence of suicidal feelings and behaviour. Our unique 24-hour listening service makes sure someone is there for anyone who is going through a difficult time.

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      USPCA

      The USPCA commits to protect all animals in Northern Ireland. Our animal hospital is open 7 days a week to care for injured and abandoned animals. We find animals loving new homes if their owners can no longer care for them and provide food banks with pet food to help people who struggle financially.

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      SAWA (Homeplus)

      Sawa was started by women seeking refuge in Belfast and is a space where women can come together, share knowledge, support each other, advocate for each other, enjoy child-free time, attend training and information sessions, and celebrate and laugh with each other.

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      Save the Children

      In the UK and around the world we make sure children are safe and healthy. We support them to learn, grow and become who they want to be.

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