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Students’ Union Election Attracts Strong Candidate Turnout

Updated: 29/11/2016

Sheffield College Students' Union is proud to announce the results of the 2016/2017 executive elections.

Students’ Union Election Attracts Strong Candidate Turnout

Pictured: The Sheffield College has a strong and diverse student community

The elections involved students from all Sheffield College campuses. Students decided who would represent them for the next academic year. 

The elections attracted the largest number of candidates that the Union has had to date. As a result, 11 of the 13 executive roles have been filled.

Amy Smith, President of Sheffield College Students’ Union, who ran the elections, said: “The results show that this year’s executive is one of the most diverse that the Union has had, bringing students from different courses, years, levels and backgrounds together to represent the views of our learners.”

 The results are:

  • Hillsborough Campus Officer Elect: Khalil Quasam. 31 votes.
  • City Campus Officer Elect: Beckie Jones. 90 votes.
  • Higher Education Students’ Officer Elect: Ellie Cox. 172 votes.
  • Mature Students’ Officer Elect: Chloe Nichol. 196 votes.
  • International Students’ Officer Elect: Mizuki Terashima. 228 votes.
  • Women Students’ Officer Elect: Lucy Tompkins. 215 votes.
  • LGBT+ Students’ Officer Elect: Richard Scanlon. 216 votes.
  • Apprentice Officer Elect: James Rhodes. 250 votes.
  • Black Students’ Officer Elect: Ipinoluwa Oluwakemi. 229 votes.
  • Disabled Students’ Officer Elect: Jessica Gibbs. 233 votes.
  • Part Time Students’ Officer Elect: Mazher Iqbal. 228 votes.

These student representatives will join Amy Smith, President, and Michael Maloney, Deputy President, on the Sheffield College Students' Union Executive.

The Sheffield College is a further education college that provides full-time and part-time academic, vocational and professional courses to approximately 16,000 young people and adults every year. It has a £321 million economic impact on the city annually.

The College offers a broad range of qualifications including apprenticeships, vocational diplomas, A Levels, access courses, and foundation and honours degrees, and has four main campuses: City, Hillsborough, Olive Grove and Peaks.