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KATIE SMYTH is your new president of the Newcastle Students’ Union!

She takes over from current president Raff

Katie Smyth is the newest president of Newcastle's Students' Union.

The Newcastle Tab headed down to the live results to find out who would take over from the current team.

There were five other candidates in the running to take over from current president, Raff Marioni.

Katie told The Newcastle Tab, "I can't believe it, I'm so so happy, I really wasn't expecting it!"

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She will be joined in the other full time sabbatical positions by the following successful candidates:

Activities Officer – Eleanor Kilner

AU Officer – Joe Gubbins

Postgraduate Officer – Karina Sorrels

Editor of The Courier – Grace Dean

Welfare and Equality Officer – Sarah Elkhawad

Education Officer – Pablo Charro De La Fuente

The part time officers will be:

Chair of the Students' Union – Stephen Dawes

Disabilities Officer – Georgia Corbett

Faith and Beliefs Officer – Christopher Winter

LGBT+ Officer – Tobias Lawrence

International Student's Officer – Chinyere Emeka

Marginalised genders officer – Maria Marr

Racial Equality officer – Rabeeyah Cheema

Students, Parents and Guardian officer – Amani Alrossies

Scrutiny Officer – Alice Fish

A big well done to all students who have spent this week campaigning and we can't wait to see the difference made by the successful candidates!