NUSU Elections: Meet the Education candidates

It’s a two-horse race

The time has come once again to vote for your student union officers for the next academic year. Forget the glitz and glamour of the Presidential contest and read up on the two people vying for your vote as Education officer.

Liam Day

Studies: MEng Hons Chemical Engineering


Involved in: 

  • RAG Society President
  • Running a marathon in October in aid of the charity ‘Make-a-Wish’
  • Previously a member of Crossfit society and the boat club
  • Into his 5th year at Newcastle University


Manifesto pledges:

  • Improve Recap system
  • The SAGE faculty is being re-structured from 11 schools to 5. I want to make sure this doesn’t detract from the quality of teaching and make sure more problems don’t arise from this change.
  • Improve and speed up assignment return time and feedback
  • Campaign against government increasing tuition fees

Read Liam’s full manifesto

Rowan South

Studies: MMaths Hons Maths & Stats


Involved in: 

  • Member of the Maths society General Committee for 2 years
  • Social Sec for Maths society
  • A member of freshers crew, and a RAG crew supervisor this year
  • Plays Intramural football for Jesmond Tutu F.C

Manifesto in 4 points:

• 24-hour smart card access to your school’s main study spaces.
• Provide more private and group study spaces across campus.
• Ensure that the university’s decision on entering the TEF is in the best interests of the students.
• Introduce a week off after January exams.

Read Rowan’s full manifesto 

Voting for the 2017/18 NUSU officers opens Monday 6th at 2pm.

Click here to cast your vote.