How your OUSA election vote is counted

Posted 1:25pm Monday 16th August 2021 by Gerry Mander

OUSA Elections are coming up. That means you have an exciting opportunity to use the best voting system and exercise your right to elect representatives to spend your student loan. Here’s how it works.  The voting method used in OUSA elections is Single Transferable Vote (STV). This is Read more...

OUSA Elections Coming Up Soon

Posted 3:05pm Sunday 18th July 2021 by Alex Leckie-Zaharic

Nominations will open on August 4 for the ten positions available on the OUSA Executive. The Exec brought the dates forward from their usual September date for elections in their Exec meeting last Monday, in order to have a larger overlap between the new Exec and the old Exec. The students Read more...

Caitlin Barlow-Groome Wins Closest OUSA Presidential Race in Years

Posted 10:52am Sunday 17th September 2017 by Joe Higham

Current OUSA Recreation Officer Caitlin Barlow-Groome has won a closely contested presidential race, with just over 2 percent separating her from Finn Shewell of ‘Unity’. The rest of the candidates, namely Monique Mulholland (‘Justice Through Solidarity’), Lync Aronson Read more...

20 Hour Positions - ‘Be Bold’ Ticket Successful in Vice President and Finance Positions, Loses Welfare and Education

Posted 10:59am Sunday 17th September 2017 by Joel MacManus

Voters indicated a mood for change in the OUSA Vice-Presidential race last week, ousting current Education Officer Bryn Jenkins. Cam Meads, who headed the ‘Be Bold’ ticket, defeated Jenkins of the ‘Unity’ ticket by a margin of 38 percent to 31 percent. Guy McCallum, who Read more...

2017 OUSA Executive Election Nominees

Posted 11:37am Saturday 17th September 2016 by Critic

The nominations for the 2017 OUSA Executive have closed, and an array of good-looking candidates have put their name forward to represent you. Below are the positions and the candidates after your votes! Please note—These are the candidates personal views and in no way an endorsement of Read more...

2016 Presidential Candidates

Posted 10:57am Sunday 27th September 2015 by Laura Munro

Payal Ramritu P ayal passionately discussed her neighbourhood project. Critic asked Payal to point out the biggest weakness of each of her fellow candidates, considering she has worked on the executive with all three. She felt Laura could be “intimidating”, Nina was Read more...

OUSA Executive Forums

Posted 11:06am Sunday 27th September 2015 by Bridie Boyd

Presidential Candidates Payal Ramritu Payal went for an unusual tactic during the debate, claiming she doesn’t need to run “any bullshit campaign … I’m already doing the work, making things happen right now.” The MC, and current OUSA acting president Isaac Read more...

David Clark | Issue 22

Posted 3:10pm Sunday 6th September 2015 by David Clark

Student politics was lively when I was studying on campus. It was the early days of student loans and sentiment ran high. Memorably, one protestor threw himself under Education Minister Lockwood Smith’s car on a visit to the university. Grant Robertson — then OUSA president, now Labour Read more...

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