Candidates 2019

Activities and Development Officer

“As your Officer, I will…”
  • Anas

    Implement a sports hub, Halls of Residence Championships and make Halal food available at all cafeterias and canteens

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  • Daniela

    Enhance student nightlife, make all events and activities accessible and promote more student talent

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  • Jordan

    Develop student advertising in the Students’ Union, establish regular activities and host nationwide society events

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  • Junior

    Increase the amount of free activities and fight for more funding

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  • Lizzy

    Make Want Not Waste a leading Manchester business divest, provide mental health awareness training for societies and promote student talent

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  • Phoebe

    Encourage socially and environmentally responsible student led initiatives, hold a weekly spot for societies to use in the Students’ Union and provide more support and information around funding for events

  • Sacha

    Improve student awareness and action on the climate crisis, make the Students’ Union shops more affordable and sustainable and hold monthly fundraiser events

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Education Officer

“As your Officer, I will…”
  • Chloe

    Fight for mental health support for exams and coursework, introduce more opportunities outside of degree courses and make student voices heard

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  • Delroy

    Make access to academic resources easier, increase financial aid to help those from disadvantaged background and improve access to study spaces

  • Olivia

    Review course costs, increase support for placements and study abroad, hold an evening dedicated to student reps at the Students’ Union awards and attendance excusal for Muslim prayers on Fridays

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General Secretary

“As your Officer, I will…”
  • Alyah

    Improve student wellbeing, reduce our environmental impact and make University life more affordable

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  • Kwame

    Reduce student living costs, market students before they graduate and increase engagement with students to address concerns

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  • Laura

    Monthly drop in sessions at Main and North campus, work with halls to improve safety and security and improve Fresher’s Week

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International Officer

“As your Officer, I will…”
  • Dishika

    Cut costs of accommodation for international students, inclusion of disabled students and increase opportunities for EU and non-EU students

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  • Golden Jin

    Improve University life, represent International Students and more opportunities for students

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  • Jake

    Increase shared activity between international students and UK students to help integrate the international students into life in Manchester.
    Ensure all internationals have access to regular sporting activity because participation in sport plays a key role in both physical and mental wellbeing.
    Offer more trips so that internationals coming from long haul destinations can make the most of their time in Europe

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  • Maryam

    Work to improve student counselling, living and travelling for international students

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  • Mourad

    Establish educational support groups for international students, introduce more culturally diverse events and provide clear information regarding the EU changes

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  • Neluni

    Establish a mentor system, promote cultural integration and increase support for cultural societies

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  • TongYu

    More employment opportunities for international students and more chances to embrace and understand cultural differences

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  • Yu Zhang

    Promote the international societies, ensure representation across campus and ensure equal opportunities for careers and activities

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  • Ziying Yang

    Do something new for international students and dedicate more time to them

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Liberation and Access Officer

“As your Officer, I will…”
  • Zou

    Help international students get familiar with the University and Manchester and the city when they arrive

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  • Sara

    Lobby for more gender neutral toilets, create and distribute educational materials around gendered language and lobby to make sure social media is more accessible

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Postgraduate Officer

“As your Officer, I will…”
  • Rana

    Raise mental health awareness, arrange more postgraduate activities and increase employability for postgraduate students

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  • Ruth

    Create a student buddy system, create social support programmes and a well-being check-up service during stressful times for postgrads

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  • Sarah

    Ensure students on North Campus feel part of the University community, create a PGT focused Stellify award and lobby for a PGR only space on campus

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  • Stephen

    Extra resource for commuter students, tackle the BME attainment gap and support students with their wellbeing

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  • Steven

    Update the Students’ Union supportive structure, connect and interact with other Students’ Unions and evaluate academic progress

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  • Zhengyu

    Listen to voices, find the problems and help to fix them

Welfare and Community Officer

“As your Officer, I will…”
  • Adam

    Work with halls and GMP to make spaces safer for students, hold regular mental health workshops and campaign for more greener and accessible transport

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  • Ceejay

    Fight against enemies to mental health and cultural misunderstanding amongst students

  • Daz

    Safer student housing, better LGBTQ+ provision and stronger cross-campus relations

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  • Dylan

    Ensure mental health services are accessible and effective, increase funding for societies and boycott the NSS

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  • Emma

    Mental health support, campaigns and awareness; rallying for safer streets; and making landlords more accountable.

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  • Richard

    Strengthen relationships with Manchester City Council and GMP, work to support the homelessness crisis in Manchester and take on social responsibility

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Women’s Officer

“As your Officer, I will…”
  • Ayla

    Introduce discussions on gender equality, open safe places in spaces across campus and encourage student-led activism such as Reclaim the Night

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  • Emilia

    Continue the legacy of Reclaim The Night, tackle domestic violence and physical assault and continue to run and grow student-led support groups

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  • Sophie

    Prepare females for life beyond University, increase the number and awareness of safe spaces and work closely with Manchester’s existing sexual assault charities

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