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Results:
Date count run19 Mar 2021
Election rulesERS97 STV
Candidates running4
Available position1
Total ballots44
Valid votes44
Invalid votes0

Count

Round Harrison Knowles Olalekan Olagunju Mohammad Memon RON (Re-Open Nominations) Exhausted Surplus Threshold
1 16.00 25.00 3.00 0.00 3.00 22.00
Count of first choices. The initial quota is 22.00. Candidate Olalekan Olagunju has reached the threshold and is elected.

Winner is Olalekan Olagunju.

Number of vacancies: 1

Candidates

Olalekan Olagunju
I am running for this position because I believe that the most important thing in a society is the people and mostly their welfare. If one person suffers, the whole society suffers and loses out. I believe that I’d be a good a great fit for the role because I’d be very proactive in going out of my way ensure the well being, both physically and mentally, of everyone within the club. I have good people skills and realise that not everyone may be as open with any of the concerns. I want people to hopefully feel comfortable coming to me if they needed to talk about their welfare.
As Welfare Sec I will:
• Ensure the continuation of health and safety course where at least 2 people from each team know how to give CPR and deal with serious injuries while on the pitch.
• Ensure that the club remains inclusive to all members and at the same time increase club diversity to make all members feel welcome.
• Ensure that all club members know what mental health services they have available them and how gain access to them.
• Ensure that that activities like the club run in November is done safely and ensure that there will be others that could help if injury were to occur.
• Organise more talks like the Sexpression one so that all members can have an idea of how to help or how to act in certain complicated positions.
The welfare of this society has always been the biggest priority of this society and I will make sure that is kept at and high standard and even go higher.
Mohammad Memon
Relevant Experience:
• Founder and Tutor head for a non-profit organisation in Canada, Education To Inspire, where I was teaching and holding wellbeing sessions for students who were affected due to the pandemic.
• Weekly wellbeing sessions were aimed to ensure students can meet each other online, discuss how they were feeling, how they were coping and following up if they needed any further help.
• Carrying out mindfulness sessions at my school to help students cope with their studies and stress.
• Captain for the Div 2 Intramural football team in UofT.
• Captain of my former high school football team.
My Vision:
1) Organise Wellbeing events with a Flexible approach:
• Organise fun socials and chill welfare events such as game nights and provide a safe environment for members.
• Introduce mindfulness sessions (meditation) to help cope with studies and matches.
• Partnering with a yoga trainer and further help our members to better cope with their daily life. This can be given either online which can be participated in the comfort of your room or in-person event.
• Raise awareness for mental health through participating in for example FITE.
2) Increase Inclusivity and Diversity
• Include wellbeing events with other societies and meet lots of people from different backgrounds.
• Pairing every first-year student with a senior in their same degree discipline to help them transition to university life and provide them support.


Harrison Knowles
Hello everyone. For those that do not know me, I’m Harrison, currently plying my trade with the 4’s. I am running to be your VP of Welfare for the upcoming year, and I would very much appreciate if you could take a moment to read what I aim to do. I am very lucky to have experienced the fruits that this club has to offer, and I realise that for many of you this year has come as much of a disappointment. With such a long break, I find myself very eager to make sure that next year makes up for the missed time and opportunities. As your welfare officer I will:

Ensure that every social is inclusive and offers something enjoyable for all members of this great club.

Arrange regular “Coffee Chat” drop-in sessions for all members to discuss anything they like and regular check-ins with captains to voice the opinions of their team-mates if they are not comfortable voicing them directly.

Make sure that all information regarding referral to the services that the SU has to offer is readily available so that a platform of support is offered both within the club and the SU for anyone that may be suffering with mental health issues such as anxiety.

Offer support to the captains with player shortages by implementing a system which shows if there are any players who are not in a squad for that match-day, thereby presenting a pool of players who are willing to play for teams that need help.

Outsource educational sessions on topics that can help members of the club.