Welcome to the home of the IGNITE and University of Guelph-Humber Senate Elections 2019.
VOTE FOR IGNITE starting on February 25 to March 1
The 2019 Elections will consist of the most critical campaigns for years as IGNITE will be fighting for your student fees come fall and the University of Guelph Senate will be tackling funding cuts to the world of academics.
Below you’ll find the latest declared candidates in order of confirmation as a candidate, and as nominations are announced, a profile and analysis on their campaign.
Elections coverage will continue until results are announced by the end of the semester for both IGNITE and the Senate.
Read about the four main election events:
- B.C. eliminates interest on student loans
- Senator-designates: Who are they?
- Reading week in the 6ix: Feb. 21
- ‘Changing things for the better’: Ostap Pavliuk
- Maple Leafs earn pity point but can’t end red-hot Blues winning streak
IGNITE elects 13 students — one president, three vice presidents representing the campuses of the University of Guelph-Humber and Humber College, and multiple directors to the board. Candidates for Senate will be announced at some point before voting period and candidates for IGNITE will be announced by next week, according to the usual times. IGNITE votes starting on February 25.
Margarita Bader – Learn More
Monica Khosla – Learn More
VP, GUELPH-HUMBER (1)
Saffiya Lulat – Learn More
VP, NORTH (1)
Dilshan Marasinghe – Learn More
Ekmjyot Sohal – Learn More
Simran (no further details)
VP, LAKESHORE (1)
Ostap Pavliuk – Learn More
BOARD, GH (2)
Erika Caldwell – Learn More
BOARD, NORTH (4)
Because there are only four Board of Directors candidates for North Campus, they will all automatically be elected.
BOARD, LAKESHORE (3)
Camilia Ruiz Tacha
The University of Guelph-Humber has four seats on the University of Guelph central campus Senate. The Senate makes academic decisions in conjunction with staff. Senate voting starts on February 11.
Four Senate Seats
The Avro Post was told seven candidates are running in the Senate election, more than double the amount of candidates from last year. Here are the candidates:
Danya Elsayed – Exclusive Confirmation
Nora Elgharbawy – Learn More
Jessica Lecques – Exclusive Confirmation
Maheen Nazim – Previous Story
Genevieve Samlal – Learn More
Hooria Katal – Ran in By-Election
Justin Mihaly – Learn More
For all the latest coverage, visit the Elections 2019 category.