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Huge increase in Sabb candidates as elections loom

This year's SABBs. Image credit: Exeter Students' Guild
This year’s SABBs.
Image credit: Exeter Students’ Guild

The announcement of the full list of candidates running for Sabbatical Officers has shown an approximate 50% increase on last year, after 31 students put their name forward.

VP Education and VP Welfare & Diversity have the largest number of nominees – 8 – with VP Activities having 6, AU President 4 and Guild President 5.

The group will now be involved in ‘information week’, which ends on Friday and have until Wednesday to submit their manifestos.

Candidates for each of the roles will be involved in debates between February 1 – February 5 and the results will be announced on February 7th. A full timetable is available on the Students’ Guild website.

Last year, 21 students vied for the sabbatical positions while in 2012, 22 students stood. The elected officers will spend next year leading the Guild in full time positions, representing Exeter students.

Exeposé will be providing extensive coverage of the elections over the coming weeks, using the hashtag #ExeterVote.

A full list of candidates is available below.

Guild President Candidates

Ajay Gaur
Rachael Gillies
Ronnie Henderson
James “The Goat” Hitchings-Hales
Joel Smith

AU President Candidates

Ali Borland
Andy Higham
Indigo Hull
Emily “Robbo” Robinson

VP Activities Candidates

Matthew Bate
Kit Fotheringham
Daniel Richards
Michael Smith
Douglas Statt
Sam Woody

VP Education Candidates

Hannah Barr
Holly Collenette
Jessica Fenlon
Meghan Honeysett
Matthew Mackenzie
Charlotte Rush
Ben Street
Matthew Thatcher

VP Welfare & Diversity Candidates

Charlotte Cooper
Kate Hawkins
Charlie Mackay
Lydia Popiolek
Jaz Sansoye
Katherine Sladden
Spike van der Vliet-Firth
Disun Vera-Cruz (Dis)

Harrison Jones, Online News Editor,

Additional Reporting by Tom Elliott, Online News Editor

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