Election: Leadership Race - Spring 2021

Category: Part Time Officer


Date count run19 Mar 2021
Election rulesERS97 STV
Candidates running2
Available position1
Total ballots777
Valid votes777
Invalid votes0


RoundAkosua Osei-Owusu / Paul HoRON (Re-Open Nominations)ExhaustedSurplusThreshold

Count of first choices. The initial quota is 388.50. Candidate Akosua Osei-Owusu / Paul Ho has reached the threshold and is elected.

Akosua Osei-Owusu / Paul Ho

What do you hope to achieve in the role if you are elected?
Combat against racism and discrimination:
Improved efficiency when addressing reports on racial violence and discrimination
Develop courses, skills sessions and society events
Create more safe spaces to talk about racism
Give BME students the leadership skills they need after UCL

Reduce attainment gap:
BME student Support Services including mental, social, emotional support
Working with staff to encourage inclusivity in lecture

Cultural preservation and education – remember your past:
Events on culture discovery
Support services for people who are stuck in two cultures

What will you bring to this role (e.g. experience, skills or qualities)?
We are motivated and determined to ease the issues that BME students face and to help make university a more enjoyable experience. In the past we have been dedicated to volunteering projects we feel passionate about. We are keen to carry this mindset forward in this role, especially when this endeavor is something that we personally feel committed to because of our previous experiences.

We are always ready to listen to you to make sure we can fully represent BME students at UCL.