RON Campaign for Comms Election Launched

A campaign has been started by a group of UCC students which ask voters to re-open nominations for the position of Commercial and Communications Officer in the UCC Student Union Election. The position is being contested this year by one candidate, David Condon. A representative of the RON campaign team, who have named the team…

Students’ Union Election: Candidate Watch – Commercial and Communications Officer

UCC’s annual Student Union Elections take place next week, with voting taking place on March 4th, 5th and 6th. This year, as part of the election registration process, candidates were asked to answer five questions for The University Express about their campaign, their manifesto and their plans were they to be elected. Each day, we will…

S.U – Time To Improve?

Student Democracy is an important part of an educational ecosystem. It represents our wants and desires, behaviours and habits,  and allows a deeper connection between institution and student. The Student’s Union in UCC is no exception. I feel proud to be part of a University which allows for the Students to influence how it operates….

#UCCVotes 2017/18 – Full Results

With an approximate 30% increase in turnout, and a 1/3rd increase in amount of candidates, this round of UCC Students’ Union elections became a hectic time, particularly for the candidates, their teams, the people in the count, and the poor journos trying to cover all the chaos. The increased turnout & candidate levels meant that the…