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Results:
Date count run19 Mar 2021
Election rulesERS97 STV
Candidates running5
Available positions3
Total ballots87
Valid votes87
Invalid votes0

Count

Round Isra Jalaly Dalton Bally Neha Deshpande Sathyan Gnanalingham RON (Re-Open Nominations) Exhausted Surplus Threshold
1 19.00 25.00 15.00 27.00 1.00 0.00 8.50 21.75
Count of first choices. The initial quota is 21.75. Candidates Dalton Bally and Sathyan Gnanalingham have reached the threshold and are elected. Candidates have surplus votes, but since candidates can be safely eliminated, the transfer of surplus votes will be delayed and candidates will be eliminated and their votes transferred for the next round.
2 19.00 25.00 15.00 27.00 1.00 8.50 21.25
All losing candidates are eliminated. Count after substage 1 of 1 of eliminating RON (Re-Open Nominations). Transferred votes with value 1.00. Candidates have surplus votes so surplus votes will be transferred for the next round.
3 23.44 25.00 15.74 21.75 1.07 4.94 21.22
Count after transferring surplus votes from Sathyan Gnanalingham. Candidate Isra Jalaly has reached the threshold and is elected.

Winners are Isra Jalaly, Dalton Bally, and Sathyan Gnanalingham.

Number of vacancies: 3

Candidates

Isra Jalaly
Hi, I'm Isra, a 3rd year medical student currently doing my Neuroscience iBSc. My skills and experience acquired as a graphic designer for UCL MedTech, and running and advertising my own Etsy store, put me in an excellent position to harness the power of social media to grow SurgSoc even further. I am aware of the importance and the principles of good graphic design, and how to effectively use social media to advertise a society and its events in order to give it the attention it deserves. As an aspiring surgeon, I have attended and enjoyed SurgSoc's events since the start of medical school, and am now hoping to use my skills to make my own contribution to the society.

If elected, my priorities would focus on:

1. Increasing online engagement between the society and students, to foster a feeling of belonging within the society

2. Ensuring that the principles of effective graphic design are clear throughout the online presence of the society: now more than ever, online advertising is key to a successful event and on social media, good eye-catching design can make or break this
Dalton Bally
As an active member of the UCL Surgical Society, I have seen what pushing and promoting events (such as iNUGSC 2021) has achieved. The turnout of events have been spectacular this year despite the lockdown restrictions. Hence, I'd like to achieve an even bigger turnout to events next year.

Having been a competitive basketball player, I'm aware of what it takes to successfully coordinate in a team. As a media coordinator, teamwork, communication and consistency is important. Being a medical youtuber (YT:DaltzCB), I will use my social media platform as an advantage to get more engagement and reach on the uclsurgsoc page. I LOVE seeing many aspiring surgeons connect and network, I'm passionate and optimistic about the potential of UCL surgical society.

Orthopaedic surgery is my ambition, I feel like shadowing and gaining work experience is paramount to get to where you want to be, this is why I love the UCL surgsoc website. Very simple and concise. Members can be paired with a mentor within two weeks. I'd love to promote this on social media to help out other aspiring surgeons.
Neha Deshpande
Hi everyone, hope you are all doing well! I’m Neha, a third year medic studying the Clinical Sciences iBSc.
Through my experience marketing events as Social secretary of two UCL societies, I am passionate and have the skill set to promote an event effectively and creatively. The time-management and organisation I have developed here while thriving in study simultaneously, has made me well-equipped for this role.
My priorities would be to sincerely reply to every query or concern received through social media in a timely & friendly manner. I would do my best to ensure smooth liaison with other societies in order to help publicise events.
Surgical society has an incredible amount to offer, and maximising turnout would enable so many more to access resources that can make them more excited and informed about surgery.
I would really enjoy new creative advertising in between lectures, such as a catchy dialogue performance that informs students with the most essential information in addition to why the event might benefit. I would also prioritise strong communication with my fellow media officers to ensure clear understanding, keeping everyone updated with the latest events on social media, and thorough reporting.
Thanks for reading!
Sathyan Gnanalingham
Why I am a good fit for the role?
Since January I have grown my medic Instagram page to over 10,000 followers ( at the time of writing) and have founded and lead the brand new British Tamil Medical Association (BTMA- est Feb 24th 2021) which has also gained susbtantial traction on Instagram, Facebook and Linkedin. By balancing these projects not only I have developed a vast array of techniques in growing social media pages from scratch but I have also improved my time management and organisational skills. Moreover, as the leader of BTMA I have developed my communication skills with the other members of the committee via zoom meetings. Finally, please vote for me as the media coordinator so that I can impart my knowledge and experience to help grow the UCL Surgical Society pages and increase its already large reach even further.

Manifesto summary
- Innovate new techniques to dramatically increase the Instagram following
- Triple UCL's Surgical Society's Linkedin following
- Develop a strong teamworking relationship with not only the media coordinators but the rest of the committee

If you have made it this far I really appreciate and thank you for taking the time to read my manifesto and that you would consider voting Sathyan for your media coordinator.