ELECTION: Who are this year’s nominations?

Tomorrow voting for the student elections opened, but who are you actually voting for? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

We’ve done the research so you don’t have to, here’s a brief overview of each nominee and their proposals.

Voting is open from March 4th and closes on the 7th. In the event that the nominees aren’t deemed suitable for a position students can choose the option to ‘Re-Open Nominations’ to find a better candidate.

President (Development) Nominees

Millie is a third year Psychology student and the president of the university’s athletics team, as well as a General Modular Scheme officer on the Union Council.

Becky is a Forensic Psychology Masters student, as well as this she is an elected NUS delegate and president of the PsySoc.

President (Sports and Engagement)

Chloe is the current President of Sports and Engagement and is hoping to be voted in for a second year running!

Ali is a third year Georgraphy student who has been both Social Secretary and President for Men’s Cricket and a member of Men’s Rugby – Ali has sat as Chair for the Union Council.

President (Wellbeing)

Jamie is the current President of Wellbeing and in his time has already introduced Chooseday Chill, gender pronoun badges, gender neutral toilets and free condoms and sanitary towels.

Rachel is a third year Dance Education student and hopes to give everyone a reason to smile!

Laine is a second year Creating Writing student who has an interest in politics and local issues, he strives to give a voice to those who don’t have one.

Bear is a second year Public Health student who is a member of the Chargers American football team – he has a keen interest in inclusivity and student support.

Union President

Phillip is the current President of the Student Union and is hoping to be re-elected. He has helped to publish student officer calendars to ensure that students’ interests are represented, installed more computers and doubled-screened set-ups, as well as quick access computers in the library alongside its 24hr open period.

Who will you vote for? 


Brittany Tijou-Smith

Brittany is a third year Multimedia Journalism student, her work has been featured on KentLive and KentOnline. Her filming work also won ‘Documentary of the Year 2018’ at Canterbury Christ Church University.

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