#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…

#UCCVotes – USI Referendum may be unconstitutional

Voting on the Students’ Union elections opened today on campus, with students filing into the Boole Basement, O’Rahilly Building, Kane and Brookfield (and CEC, CUH and Copley St.) to vote for their favourite candidates. Also on the slate is the USI affiliation referendum, with the following question put to students: Should UCC Students’ Union remain in…

#UCCVotes – Candidate Profiles

UCC students will flock to the polls tomorrow and on Wednesday to decide who should be on your students’ union for the year ahead. There are 33 candidates overall, but do you really know who’s who? Not sure who to vote for? Wondering what candidates stand for, and what sets them apart? We asked every…

#UCCVotes – Hustings Reports

The Students’ Union elections will take place this year on March 6th & 7th, with students having 33 candidates to choose from. They are as follows: President: Breathnach, Séamus Cahill, Tommy Collopy, Eoin Conway, Thomas Hayes, Alan Deputy President & Campaigns: Coyle, Kelly Meighan, Liam Education Officer: Frahill, Aaron O’Brien, Alice Welfare Officer: Connery, Niamh…

Report: Last Student Council

The final student council of the year was held on Wednesday, the 15th of March, usually the longest council of the year as in addition to the normal business, a new council team had to be elected along with the USI hustings and subsequent USI elections. Five motions were up for discussion and debate, following…