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Date count run19 Mar 2021
Election rulesERS97 STV
Candidates running4
Available position1
Total ballots97
Valid votes97
Invalid votes0


Round Adiba Haque Tony-Harshan Linton-Jude Mehar Bijral RON (Re-Open Nominations) Exhausted Surplus Threshold
1 59.00 11.00 25.00 2.00 0.00 10.50 48.50
Count of first choices. The initial quota is 48.50. Candidate Adiba Haque has reached the threshold and is elected.

Winner is Adiba Haque.

Number of vacancies: 1


Mehar Bijral
As an aspiring surgeon, being a member of the Surgical Society committee would be a huge privilege and an invaluable opportunity. Currently, I enjoy teaching anatomy as a mentor through the Peer2Peer mentoring scheme.

As an avid reader of the weekly bulletin, I look forward to writing it up - with writing and creativity being two of my core strengths. I believe the bulletin is a goldmine for opportunity for members (just as it has been for me) and I therefore would love to write it up myself. Furthermore, taking minutes at meetings and using my initiative to complete tasks accurately and methodically while meeting deadlines are just a few of the things you can expect from me as Secretary.

I will make sure relevant information is distributed to society members as well as across the committee to, for example Media Officers, to ensure optimum engagement and attendance with our wider audience on various platforms.

I will improve the design as well as organisation of the newsletter to increase engagement within it. For example, I will create a calendar with existing opportunites including their deadlines.

I also hope to personally broaden the Society's horizons by making use of my links with world-leading surgeons at Great Ormond St. Hospital.
Tony-Harshan Linton-Jude
Studying medicine at UCL has been one of the best choices I’ve made. Thanks to the surgical society I was able to learn about surgery and take part in events, an opportunity I didn’t have before. The opportunity to be a part of the committee is a chance I relish, and I believe I would make a good secretary. My strengths are that I am methodical, well organised, a team worker and most importantly I’m always open to talk to.

I will ensure that members always receive a weekly newsletter with information regarding events whether they are organised by the UCL surgical society or events organised externally which would be beneficial for members.

In addition, working with our media officers, I will ensure that members and non-members are aware of events taking place and will use social media to boost the attendance of events.

I will always attend committee meetings and note down minutes as well as discussing new ideas.

Most importantly I am always open to talk to whether it be discussing new ideas or a simple enquiry I will always to the best of my ability respond to you and have a conversation.
Adiba Haque
Hi, I’m Adiba and I’d like to be your secretary for surgical society this year! Being involved with SurgSoc so far has been an amazing experience. Through my role as a media officer this year, I have assisted the current secretary in updating the design of the newsletter and producing banners each week. Therefore, I am experienced in this area and would continue to improve on the format and distribution of the newsletter should I be elected. Having been a media officer myself, I am well equipped to help ensure that events are communicated effectively across all channels as secretary. Furthermore, I want to be actively involved in all areas of the society, including helping to promote and organise events, and I think this would be a fantastic opportunity to do so. This year, I worked hard to implement a notion page to streamline the process of promoting events. This is something that I would continue to develop as secretary, as well as to come up with more innovative ideas to allow our society to reach its full potential. I want to continue to make a valuable contribution to SurgSoc through this position, and I hope to have your vote!