NUSU Elections Tag Archive

It’s not easy being green: students criticise paper waste caused by NUSU elections

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This year’s elections differed significantly from last year’s in one major way: the number of students on campus. Last year’s strikes turned university grounds into a ghost...

NUSU Debate Night: Postgraduate Officer

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The first debate of the week was on the Monday the 11th of March for the role of Postgraduate Officer. This new full-time sabbatical position was created following Education...

NUSU Debate Night: President of the Students’ Union

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The debate for the position of President of the Students Union was moderated by Tom Stone with current President Raff Marioni assisting. The seven candidates were: Asif Khan,...

NUSU Debate Night: Athletic Officer

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The second night of debates commenced with the Athletic Union Officer debate, which was contested by three candidates. These were Lara Brooks, Joe Gubbins and Stylianos...

NUSU Debate Night: Activities Officer

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The debate for the position of Activities Officer was held on Tuesday the 12th of March and was moderated by James Johnson. The candidates for the role are Alaistair Geear,...

Sabbatical team for 2018/19 unveiled at NUSU Elections results night

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22 candidates stood for election on Monday. 4 days, 3 drop outs and 19,692 votes later, the 2018/19 Sabbatical Officer team was decided...

Chaos in the Chair of Council debate

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This year there are three candidates running for the position of Chair of Council at NUSU: Adam Warner, Ze Wang and Haaris Qureshi. A debate amongst the candidates took place last...

NSR and The Courier host first ever election debates

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Throughout the whole of last week, all seven contested positions in the NUSU Elections were debated in the 2018 Debate Series, hosted by Newcastle Student Radio and The Courier...

Debating Society host Question Time with presidential candidates

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Sidney Pinsent debriefs us on the warm up to the 2018 Debate Series...