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UCSA Election 2019

Results are in!

Election results

Why it matters

  • The Exec Team make sure UCSA is working in your interests. They're our governing body.
  • They strengthen the student voice at UC. They're your student reps on a range of college/faculty boards and project groups. The President  also sits on the University Council – UC’s governing body.
  • UCSA have the highest voter turnout of any student association election in NZ

The candidates 

To view profiles, click candidate names.

Candidates for President


Nick Kennedy
Tori McNoe
Candidates for Vice President
TeAna Lee Smith
Katie Mills
Candidates for Finance and Engagement Officer
Jack Whittam
Candidates for International Representative
Derrick Edward
Jingyi Liu (Stella)
Candidates for Postgraduate Representative
Cameron Eade
George Stilwell
Candidates for Equity & Wellbeing Representative
Nuha Anas
Georgie Dibble
Jingyi Liu (Stella)
Charlotte Merrall
Emily Mullaly
Candidates for General Executive
Nuha Anas
Georgie Dibble
Cameron Eade
Derrick Edward
Kim Fowler
Brendain Hennessy
Holly Hunt
TeAna Lee Smith
Tayla Macbeth
Alex McNicoll
Charlotte Merrall
Emily Mullaly
Ben O’Connell
Cleo Vernon
Isaac Schimanski

Got questions about the election?

Chat with our Returning Officer Hannah Long. It's her job to help guide a free and fair election process. You can contact her with any election questions between the hours of 8am–10pm by emailing: returningofficer@ucsa.org.nz

Key dates

23 July: Nominations open.

24 July 12pm: Election info session for potential candidates.

30 July 12pm: Election info session for potential candidates.

1 August 12pm: Nominations close

1 August 6pm: A candidate briefing is held (attendance compulsory) at the UCSA office foyer in Haere-roa. More information is available in the candidate nomination form.

2 August: Campaign period begins.

5-9 August: Candidates visit UC halls of residence.

13 August: Presidential debate.

13 August: Campaigning closes 10pm (all adverts from around the university have to be removed).

14 August: Voting opens.

16 August: Voting closes and election results are announced (yay!).