Candidate Data Appearing in the Ballot

Elections for 2021 USASA Board and 2020 NUS Delegates
   Postgraduate Student Representative
      Postgraduate Student Representative
   International Student Representative
      International Student Representative
   Mawson Lakes Student Representative
      Mawson Lakes Student Representative
   Mawson Lakes Undergraduate Student Representative
      Mawson Lakes Undergraduate Student Representative
   Magill Undergraduate Student Representative
      Magill Undergraduate Student Representative
   City East Student Representative
      City East Student Representative
   City East Undergraduate Student Representative
      City East Undergraduate Student Representative
   City West Student Representative
      City West Student Representative
   City West Undergraduate Student Representative
      City West Undergraduate Student Representative
   Mount Gambier Student Representative
      Mount Gambier Student Representative
   NUS Delegate
      NUS Delegate

Poll Group: Elections for 2021 USASA Board and 2020 NUS Delegates

Poll Group: Postgraduate Student Representative

Poll: Postgraduate Student Representative
Manasvi Sethy

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Policy Statement:
Hello all, my name is Manasvi Sethy and im currently studying a Masters degree at UniSA, city west campus. My vision, if elected, is to be a voice for the students because i understand the challenges you face and I would love to be there to help you
all through it. I believe that I'm an enthusiastic, patient, approachable person and an effective communicator. I believe I am a suitable candidate since I've had previous experience in leadership and team work. I've been a student council member during my graduation. I value the opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues from different areas across campus, benefiting from their varied perspectives.
If elected to serve on this panel, I will work diligently to serve in a fair and impartial manner.

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Riya Kohar

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Policy Statement:
Hi!

I am running as a candidate for the Postgraduate Student Representative. I am a passionate student determined to become the voice of all the UniSA students and become a part of a team that is involved not only in the current student’s lives, but also the bigger picture of providing a better place for future students. After my experience of leading a team of great personalities in my Bachelors, I am confident in joining USASA to support the students. If elected I would make it my goal to liaise with more students involved in what goes on at our University. I would appreciate your vote for me to serve as the Postgraduate Student Representative.

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Dinuk Nanayakkara

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Policy Statement:
My name is Dinuk Nanayakkara and I am running for the Postgraduate Student Representative with UNITE.

UNITE is a passionate and diverse team of experienced student leaders, who have delivered for you this year, and now need your help to keep the momentum going.

This year has been one of the most challenging in our lifetimes, and UNITE board representatives have overseen some of the biggest initiatives in USASA history, namely, the implementation of the $10million Student Hardship Fund, the Census Date Grace Period, and Non-Graded Passing.

We need your help to keep USASA as active and relevant as possible. If elected, UNITE will:

•Champion a more vibrant campus life, with a return to events and social activities on campus after COVID.
•Lobby for more support for student clubs to bring back campus life.
•Stand up for more funding for essential skills and employment services.
•Be a voice for expanded financial counselling and emergency financial support program.
•Be members of the student board that stand up against the exploitation of International Students.
•Advocate for a stronger voice within the University and USASA for Online Students.

Make sure you,

VOTE [1] UNITE for USASA

VOTE [1] UNITE for NUS DELEGATE

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Devyani Sharma

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Policy Statement:
As a postgraduate student, I understand how challenging and daunting university life can be. I comprehend the struggles and am very passionate about elevating the experience of fellow students.

My name is Devyani Sharma, a Masters of Cybersecurity student. Being a Postgraduate student myself, I cement my commitment towards the welfare and development of the Postgraduate students, advocating for them and elevating their experience in the University.

I have been a volunteer for an animal shelter for 3 years, student representative of my class during my Undergraduate degree and have been an organizer of various events throughout my college days. Although, being a Student board member is new to me, the experience and values that I have acquired over the years along with the interest and confidence in my abilities to represent the International Students community and be their voice, I believe that this is my chance and I would be honored to be representing the fellow Postgraduate students.

I believe in supporting the current and paving a way for the future Postgraduate students as well.

For me to be able to become your voice, I need your support.
Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,
Devyani Sharma.
shady035@mymail.unisa.edu.au

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Abhishek Kiritkumar Kansari

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Policy Statement:
Hey Folks
This is Abhishek Kansari, pursuing my Master of Engineering degree in Civil and Infrastructure. As a nominee for the Post Grad Representative, I will keep an open ear to the voices of the Post graduate students and be there for them when they need support. I will work for making the campus life a breeze for students. As we are in trying times and we all are being in the same boat due to the ongoing pandemic, I will try to make your life less stressful by organizing various activities in collaboration with various clubs. I know it is difficult to contact the university when you feel like or student may feel hesitation to directly contact the university, however being the master’s student myself and elected PGR, student can contact me in a friendly manner and I will carry the concerns through to board members and try to give the best possible way to solve them. But it will be not possible without the support of all you guys. Do VOTE!

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Niravkumar Kanubhai Mochi

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Policy Statement:
Hi Friends,
My name is Niravkumar Mochi, (aka 'Nirav'), First year Master of engineering Student from Mawson lakes campus.

I have been nominated for post-graduate student representative, Mawson Lakes student representative as well as NUS Delegates, as I strongly believe that it is vital to empower the student wing with a voice that will standup for their rights.

Main focus on
increase engagement between international and local student though event and activities,
Contribute to decision making at university and influencing the decision making processes
Support student groups and clubs
making sure individual voice heard
Suggest, develop and implement solutions related to creating a more vibrant campus life
Act as a conduit between students and University administrators

I want to be a part of USASA and help changing the things that matter most, But I won't be granted this awesome opportunity without your VOTE!!!

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Poll Group: International Student Representative

Poll: International Student Representative
Mohammad Nawaid Saify

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Policy Statement:
Greetings Everyone!

Mohammad Nawaid Saify is my name, but people usually call me Saify.

I am running for the position of the UniSA 'International Students Representative'. I have been blessed with this campus and the people who attend it. Since the day I have been here, I have felt accepted, included and appreciated from every aspect of university student. This university makes me feel esteemed and given me the golden opportunity to grow as an academic and as a person altogether. Being a student is challenge, but becoming an International student is even more of a challenge and a serious one. Even though UniSA is welcome to international students, there is still room for improvements and it is a continuous process. I am no leader, but a student who thrives to stand for a cause to make our university more vibrant for every single student in the university. Job is something which every student requires to gain professional experience. My idea is to talk and promote more casual and part-time jobs for international student within the university through career hub of UniSA at most it will give every student a great learning curve within the university while they study.

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Timothy Pham

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Policy Statement:
Hi, my name is Timothy Pham and I’m a Pharmacy student running for International Student Representative.

As your international student representative, I would like to improve the international student community in our university with many amazing activities and events, bring to our international students great experiences while studying in Australia. I also would like to strengthen our international student leaders with practical leadership skills as well as supporting international student clubs.

If any of these things matter to you, please vote for me from October 19-23.

Thank you.

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Nistha Patel

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Policy Statement:
Being an International Student at University of South Australia, I constantly seek for the opportunity to work in a diverse environment to enhance my communication and collaborative skills. This position will offer me the chance to develop my interpersonal skills along with other skills such as teamwork, decision-making and problem-solving.
Working voluntarily for a non-profitable organisation for over 12 years guided me how to connect with people from various backgrounds and cultures. I have been in Adelaide for almost 15 years now and during my initial years here away from home even I faced issues and needed that much necessary support. Being in that situation myself I can understand and help the upcoming and aspiring students. I hope to guide students through every aspect of university life; be it related to studies or not. Students should feel safe and know to whom they can convey their problems to. University life is the most memorable part of life that can never fade away from one’s life and so is my goal to bring the most out of it. If being fortunate, I get this opportunity, I would like to use it for the upliftment and betterment of UniSA students.

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Elsie Choge

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Policy Statement:
Hi! I’m Elsie Choge and I want to be your International Student Representative.

International students face unique challenges, all made much worse by coronavirus. Higher levels of poverty, social isolation; and without the safety net that domestic students get.

I know what it’s like. I’ve been here for two years now, and I know what it’s like to struggle for rent, and to feel like you don’t have anyone to talk to.

As your representative, I would like to advocate for a social network for international students. Not like facebook, a real network. With restrictions easing, we can take advantage of that and run great social events to connect international students, and help make new friends.

And of course, I’ll advocate to the university, and anyone who will listen, about better financial support for students doing it tough.

This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Elsie Choge for International Rep
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Devyani Sharma

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Policy Statement:
I understand how challenging and daunting university life can be along with being new to a country, culture and people. I comprehend the struggles and am very passionate about elevating the experience of fellow students.

My name is Devyani Sharma, a Masters of Cybersecurity student, Being an international student myself, I cement my commitment towards the welfare and development of the International students, advocating for them and elevating their experience in the University.

I have been a volunteer for an animal shelter for 3 years, student representative of my class during my Undergraduate degree and have been an organizer of various events throughout my college days. Although, being a Student board member is new to me, the experience and values that I have acquired over the years along with the interest and confidence in my abilities to represent the International Students community and be their voice, I believe that I am capable, deserving.

I believe in supporting the current and paving a way for the future international students as well.

For me to be able to become your voice, I need your support. I would be honored to represent you.

Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,
Devyani Sharma.
shady035@mymail.unisa.edu.au

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Ronak Bhatt

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Policy Statement:
I am running for the position of the International Student Representative and the NUS Delegate of the USASA Student Board. I believe that I am suitable for this role as I am an international student myself and I understand the hardships of the international student. I believe I can be the voice of my fellow UniSA peers and help them in every possible way I can at the university grounds and for the National Union of Students Council as well. I am a strong believer of unity and giving a fair chance to everyone apart from gender, nationality, religion and belief. I have been a representative of the student body right from my schooling days and I have gained lots of experience from it, I want to use that experience in giving back the best I can for the USASA board. I will try my best to become a bridge between the student body and the students for the betterment of the students and the university. If elected I will put in my efforts to not only represent the international students but every student to make the UniSA campus experience an inclusive and a memorable one.

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Ishika Sharma

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Policy Statement:
My name is Ishika Sharma and I am running for International Student Representative with UNITE

Unite is a passionate and diverse team of experienced student leaders, who have delivered for you this year, and now need your help to keep the momentum going.

This year has been one of the most challenging in our lifetimes, and UNITE board representatives have overseen some of the biggest initiatives in USASA history, namely the implementation of the $10million Student Hardship Fund, the Census Date Grace Period, and Non-Graded Passing.

We need your help to keep USASA as active and relevant as possible. If elected, UNITE will:

Champion a more vibrant campus life, with a return to events and social activities on campus after COVID
Lobby for more support for student clubs to bring back campus life
Stand up for more funding for essential skills and employment services
Be a voice for an expanded financial counselling and emergency financial support program
Be members of the student board that stand up against the exploitation of International Students
Advocate for a stronger voice within the University and USASA for Online Students

Make sure you vote
VOTE [1] UNITE for USASA
VOTE [1] UNITE for NUS DELEGATE

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Nishi Suthar

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Policy Statement:
Hello. My name is Nishi Suthar and I will be running for International Student Representative. My vision is change for the betterment of students. I have been exposed to a lot of leadership training skills and I believe I am most qualified to be an efficient representative in the student association. The students association works closely with students and administration to ensure students happy and safe life in university. Today, I am asking for your vote for International Student Representative. If you elect me, I will listen to your concerns and work hard for you. Thank you.

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Amelianna Alfred Domnic

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Policy Statement:
Hello!!!

My name is Amelianna Alfred Domnic and I am currently in my second year studying the Bachelor of Psychological Science. I am currently running for the International Student Representative position. My home country is Malaysia and I genuinely understand how difficult it can be to adapt to a new environment. My biggest achievement to date was to being the Advanced Student Leader in a previous institute within UNISA called Saibt. I am well suited for this position as I am hardworking, decisive, courageous and passionate.

I would love the honour of being elected as I will advocate towards the following:

1. Working to the best of my ability with the University to get more scholarships for
international students.

2. Working hand in hand alongside cultural clubs and attending to their needs with the
resources given by USASA.

3. Creating a friendly and welcoming environment to make all students feel at home by
carrying out small events across all campuses.


Vote for me and I will use the power of my position towards listening to each and every one of your voices to make a change. YOU MATTER TO UNISA!!!

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Dhruv Patel

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Policy Statement:
Hi, my name is Dhruv Patel, and I am an international student here at UniSA-Mawson lakes.
I feel incredibly honored by the nominee of the International Student Representative.
Before coming to Australia, I thought it would be challenging to for me to settle in. Soon I realized how friendly the university environment was, and all of my fears disappeared.
Coming from a culturally diverse environment, I can connect with people, which empowers me to think extraordinarily. During my first year of study, I have made friendships with students studying in various fields, which has enabled me to understand the need for a student's voice. I would love the opportunity to understand what my peers need and help make the University a better place than before.

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Manasvi Sethy

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Policy Statement:
Hello all, my name is Manasvi Sethy and im currently studying a Masters degree at UniSA, city west campus. My vision, if elected, is to be a voice for the students because i understand the challenges you face and I would love to be there to help you
all through it. I believe that I'm an enthusiastic, patient, approachable person and an effective communicator. I believe I am a suitable candidate since I've had previous experience in leadership and team work. I've been a student council member during my graduation. I value the opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues from different areas across campus,benefiting from their varied perspectives.
If elected to serve on this panel, I will work diligently to serve in a fair and impartial manner.

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Truong Thinh Luong

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Policy Statement:
I am an international student from Vietnam. Studying in Australia for 4 years, I have gone through many problems that an international student could face: studying, applying job, self-financing, relationship, studying/ social life balance, and time-management. I used to find it struggling to do everything alone in a new country, but I finally nailed it. After graduating high school with ATAR 97.9, I have started tutoring high school students and I have 2 years experience now. Besides helping them to achieve their target scores, I motivate and support them to be strong to overcome hardships. However, I would like to overcome my comfort zone again to become a student representative for UniSA international students. If elected, I would support international students' rights and speak your voices. Additionally, I would work with clubs to provide multicultural activities for International students so they can involve, share their stories, and enjoy uni-life.

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Parvesh Parvesh

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Policy Statement:
Hi,
My name is Parvesh Nanda and I am currently in my second year studying Bachelor of Business(Economics,Trade and finance). I believe i am a suitable candidate for the post of international student representative because I myself have been through all the hardships that a international student faces when he comes to a country which has a completely different culture. Each and every international student has to pass through a number of hardship passages which makes them vulnerable to several issues. Being somewhere who has gone through all those passages and emerged as a successful student, I strongly believe in using my experience to help the ones who are going through it now. I have the experience, ability and reliableness which can make other students comfortable to have a chat and share what they are going through. It is very important to relate to their problems, for which i have adequate experience, so that one can actually understand and find a suitable solution.
I strongly thrive for equality on campus irrespective of one’s background,country,religion and gender. Every student deserves to have voice and I want to become that voice!

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Poll Group: Mawson Lakes Student Representative

Poll: Mawson Lakes Student Representative
Dhruv Patel

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Policy Statement:
Hi, my name is Dhruv Patel and I am an international student here at UniSA-Mawson lakes.
I feel extremely honoured be a nominee of the Mawsonlakes Student Representive.
Before coming to Australia I thought it was going to be very difficult for me to settle in, but soon I realised how friendly the university environment was and all of my fears disappeared.
Having lived in a peer-pressured surrounding, I understand how important mental health issues are.My aim is to bring conselling and therapy sessions to the campus for all who feel the need and with the COVID-19 impact, our university had to shift online and I realise how difficult it has been for all the students.Also,my experience as a cofounder of a non governmental organization has empowered me with empathy for others and the required leadership skills.So, If you see me on campus, feel free to come up to me and have a chat.

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Ronak Bhatt

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Policy Statement:
I am running for the position of the Mawson Lakes Student Representative and the NUS Delegate of the USASA Student Board. I believe I am suitable for his role as I understand the needs of the fellow students from my past experience of being a part of the student council right from my schooling days. I believe I can be the voice of my fellow UniSA peers and help them in every possible way I can at the university grounds and for the National Union of Students Council as well. I am strong believer of unity and will take into account all the queries brought to me and will definitely address to it as well. I will try my best to become a bridge between the student body and the students for the betterment of the students and the university. If elected I will put in my best efforts to represent the Mawson lakes campus students to make the UniSA campus experience an inclusive and a memorable one.

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Mohammad Nawaid Saify

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Policy Statement:
Greetings Everyone!

Mohammad Nawaid Saify is my name, but people usually call me Saify.

I am running for the position of the UniSA 'Mawson Lakes Students Representative'. I have been blessed with this campus and the people who attend it. Since the day I have been here, I have felt accepted, included and appreciated from every aspect of university student. This university makes me feel esteemed and given me the golden opportunity to grow as an academic and as a person altogether. Being a student is challenge, but arranging student synergy from different cultural background is absolutely tough and interaction is important. Even though UniSA is welcome to students from all around the globe, there is still room for improvements and it is a continuous process, as they say imagination is more important than knowledge.

I am no leader, but a student who thrives to stand for a cause to make our university campus more vibrant for every single student in the campus. I would really work with other student representatives and UniSA board members to create an environment of learning and amazing student welfare initiatives. My idea is to promote any niche creative fair throughout the campus more frequently.

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Abhishek Kiritkumar Kansari

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Policy Statement:
Hello my fellow UniSA counterparts,
I am Abhishek Kansari pursuing my Master of Engineering Degree in Civil and Infrastructure. I am contesting for the Mawson lakes representative position offered by the USASA Board. As a representative for the University and its students like myself and many others, I will strive to work to make the current teaching method a better way to still learn and not lose interest by planning various online activities in collaboration with various clubs of the USASA. When the University goes offline and on-campus activities resume, it will be difficult to readjust to the campus life or many students who started to love the convenience of working from home. I will also try to push for the better accommodation options near the Mawson lakes campus. However, it will be not possible without your VOTE and Support. DO VOTE.

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Truong Thinh Luong

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Policy Statement:
Hi, I am studying Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Mawson Lakes campus. I get lost on my first day to university because our campus is really big. Gradually, I felt in love with our campus and I want to make the campus more wonderful. I am inspired by previous years' activities and I hope I can also do something for our campus.

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Nistha Patel

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Policy Statement:
A student of Bachelor of Information Technology focusing on networking and cybersecurity seeks and promotes to develop interpersonal skills, assist fellow peers with having voice heard and share experiences and to participate in student engaging events. The position will enable me to undertake professional development and enhance skills especially in terms of communication, liaison, collaborative working and decision-making skills. I have demonstrated my diverse skill set by volunteering in different communities for last 12 years, this will ¬¬¬¬¬motivate me and benefit me in fulfilling the requirements for this role.
I hope to bring genuine change and make life easy for fellow students. The big step is to create energetic atmosphere where students will be encouraged to engage and participate equally to enhance Uni experience. From personal wellbeing, transitioning to students will enact positivity which provides a better environment and experience.
This is not just a position to gain volunteering experience but a learning curve in my career which will demonstrate helpfulness to work along with different hierarchies of the organisation and students from multicultural background. This will provide me new skills in handling new problems and make a positive contribution for community. While immensely learning & developing my partnership skills.

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Riya Kohar

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Policy Statement:
Hey!

I am running as a candidate for the Mawson Lakes Student Representative. I am a passionate student determined to become the voice of the students studying at Mawson Lakes campus and become a part of a team that is involved not only in the current student’s lives, but also the bigger picture of providing a better place for future students. After my experience of leading a team of great personalities in my Bachelors, I am confident in joining USASA to support the students. If elected I would make it my goal to liaise with more students involved in what goes on at our University. I would appreciate your vote for me to serve as the Mawson Lakes Student Representative.

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Nishi Suthar

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Policy Statement:
Hello. My name is Nishi Suthar and I will be running for Mawson Lakes Representative. My vision is change for the betterment of students. I have been exposed to a lot of leadership training skills and I believe I am most qualified to be an efficient representative in the student association. The students association works closely with students and administration to ensure students happy and safe life in university. Today, I am asking for your vote for Mawson Lakes Representative. If you elect me, I will listen to your concerns and work hard for you. Thank you.

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Charlene Lee

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Policy Statement:
My name is Charlene and I am running for Mawson Lakes Student Representative with UNITE

Unite is a passionate and diverse team of experienced student leaders, who have delivered for you this year, and now need your help to keep the momentum going.

This year has been one of the most challenging in our lifetimes, and UNITE board representatives have overseen some of the biggest initiatives in USASA history, namely the implementation of the $10million Student Hardship Fund, the Census Date Grace Period, and Non-Graded Passing.

We need your help to keep USASA active and relevant. If elected, UNITE will:

• Champion a vibrant campus life, with a return to events and social activities on campus after COVID
• Lobby for more support for student clubs to bring back campus life
• Stand up for more funding for essential skills and employment services
• Be a voice for expanded financial counselling and emergency financial support program
• Be members of the student board that stands against the exploitation of International Students
• Advocate for a stronger voice within the University and USASA for Online Students

Make sure you vote
VOTE [1] UNITE for USASA
VOTE [1] UNITE for NUS DELEGATE

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Shubhangi Chauhan

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Policy Statement:
My name is Shubhangi Chauhan and I am running for Mawson Lakes Student Representative position with UNITE.

Unite is a passionate and diverse team of experienced student leaders, who have delivered for you this year, and now need your help to keep the momentum going.

This year has been one of the most challenging in our lifetimes, and UNITE board representatives have overseen some of the biggest initiatives in USASA history, namely the implementation of the $10million Student Hardship Fund, the Census Date Grace Period, and Non-Graded Passing.

We need your help to keep USASA as active and relevant as possible. If elected, UNITE will:

•Champion a more vibrant campus life post COVID with a return to events and activities through the support of student clubs.
•Stand up for more funding for essential skills and employment services.
•Be a voice for an expanded financial counselling and emergency financial support program.
•Be members of the student board that stand up against the exploitation of International Students.
•Advocate for a stronger voice within the University and USASA for Online Students.

Make sure you
VOTE [1] UNITE for USASA
VOTE [1] UNITE for NUS DELEGATE

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Niravkumar Kanubhai Mochi

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Policy Statement:
Hi Friends,
My name is Niravkumar Mochi, (aka 'Nirav'), First year Master of engineering Student from Mawson lakes campus.

I have been nominated for Mawson Lakes student representative as well as NUS delegates and post-graduate student representative, as I strongly believe that it is vital to empower the student wing with a voice that will standup for their rights.

Main focus on
increase engagement between international and local student though event and activities,
Contribute to decision making at university and influencing the decision making processes
Support student groups and clubs
making sure individual voice heard
Suggest, develop and implement solutions related to creating a more vibrant campus life
Act as a conduit between students and University administrators

I want to be a part of USASA and help changing the things that matter most, But I won't be granted this awesome opportunity without your VOTE!!!

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Eunice Emina

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Policy Statement:
Hi, I’m Eunice Emina, and I’m running to be your Mawson Lakes Student Representative for 2021.

I’ve been active in campus culture for my whole time at UniSA and worked with a lot of students in UniSA sports. I know the pressing needs of students at UniSA and would like to help them as much as I can. Now I want to take the next step, and use the skills I have gained to improve the experience of all students at UniSA

Activate representatives have this year fought to bring back the Campus Connector, and I want to continue that fight if elected for next year.

I also want to work with other student representatives to activate Mawson Lakes (pun, kind of intended) with great events to make new friends, and bring life back to campus after COVID.

This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Eunice Emina for Mawson Lakes Representative
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Poll Group: Mawson Lakes Undergraduate Student Representative

Poll: Mawson Lakes Undergraduate Student Representative
Charlene Lee

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Policy Statement:
My name is Charlene and I am running for Mawson Lakes Undergraduate Representative with UNITE

Unite is a passionate and diverse team of experienced student leaders, who have delivered for you this year, and now need your help to keep the momentum going.

This year has been one of the most challenging in our lifetimes, and UNITE board representatives have overseen some of the biggest initiatives in USASA history, namely the implementation of the $10million Student Hardship Fund, the Census Date Grace Period, and Non-Graded Passing.

We need your help to keep USASA active and relevant. If elected, UNITE will:

• Champion a vibrant campus life, with a return to events and social activities on campus after COVID
• Lobby for more support for student clubs to bring back campus life
• Stand up for more funding for essential skills and employment services
• Be a voice for expanded financial counselling and emergency financial support program
• Be members of the student board that stands against the exploitation of International Students
• Advocate for a stronger voice within the University and USASA for Online Students

Make sure you vote
VOTE [1] UNITE for USASA
VOTE [1] UNITE for NUS DELEGATE

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Eunice Emina

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Policy Statement:
Hi, I’m Eunice Emina, and I’m running to be your Mawson Lakes Undergraduate Student Representative for 2021.

I’ve been active in campus culture for my whole time at UniSA and worked with a lot of students in UniSA sports. I know the pressing needs of students at UniSA and would like to help them as much as I can. Now I want to take the next step, and use the skills I have gained to improve the experience of all students at UniSA.

Activate representatives have this year fought to bring back the Campus Connector, and I want to continue that fight if elected for next year.

I also want to work with other student representatives to activate Mawson Lakes (pun, kind of intended) with great events to make new friends, and bring life back to campus after COVID.

This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Eunice Emina for Mawson Lakes Undergraduate Student Representative
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Poll Group: Magill Undergraduate Student Representative

Poll: Magill Undergraduate Student Representative
Amelianna Alfred Domnic

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Policy Statement:
Hello!!!

My name is Amelianna Alfred Domnic and I am currently in my second year studying the Bachelor of Psychological Science. I am currently running for the Magill Undergraduate Student Representative position. My biggest achievement to date was to being the Advanced Student Leader in a previous institute within UNISA called Saibt. I am well suited for this position as I am hardworking, decisive, courageous and passionate.

I would love the honour of being elected as I will advocate towards the following:

1. Making undergraduate studies a little easier by carrying small events on campus from
time to time because I understand that being new to the uni life can be stressful.

2. Finding new ways towards promoting and creating more academic support with the
help of the USASA board, as many may feel lost and out of place in a new
environment.

3. To foster an inclusive engaging space for all students to socialise and to feel at home.

4. To have more affordable services on campus including food.

Vote for me and I will use the power of my position towards listening to each and every one of your voices to make a change. YOU MATTER TO UNISA!!!

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Maia Trewartha

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Policy Statement:
Hi, I'm Maia Trewartha and I'm running to be your Magill Undergraduate Representative.
I promise not only to listen to your needs as a student, but fight for them with passion and a genuine desire to improve your life. I have led youth support groups, debate teams and have always been outspoken, steadfast and endlessly compassionate when fighting for LGBTQ+ rights, racial equality, Class equality, equality for the sexes and rights for people with disabilities.
I care about many issues but the foundation of my beliefs is that we all deserve to be afforded not just basic respect, but the right to feel comfortable and secure in our learning environments.
It has been an unpredictable year and our student lives have changed drastically. Getting the support we need has become much more difficult. All students deserve to know that they’re being heard and have the necessary tools to navigate this trying time.
This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Maia Trewartha for Magill Undergraduate Representative
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Poll Group: City East Student Representative

Poll: City East Student Representative
Caitlyn Stone

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Policy Statement:
My name is Caitlyn, I am currently a second year Occupational Therapy student here at UniSA. Having been at university for a number of years I have obtained valuable experience in terms of leadership, teamwork and community service. This experience has allowed me to give back to the community and help others in a volunteer role. I really enjoy volunteering and helping others which is why I decided to put my hand up for this election. I am always looking for opportunities where I can help make a positive difference, and this is one of those opportunities. I would also like to be more involved in university to promote a more inclusive, supportive environment and help students in their university experience.
In saying this, my vision for being a student representative is to seek students thoughts and perspectives of university/campus life to discover what students want to see happen and then advocate for these changes, as it is important to gain insight from student’s points of view and represent everyone’s best interests. I would aim to engage with students, give students a voice, inspire productivity and promote a positive campus environment for all to help UniSA students prosper.

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Shivangi Singh

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Policy Statement:
"My name is Shivangi Singh and I am running for City East Representative with UNITE.

Unite is a passionate and diverse team of experienced student leaders, who have delivered for you this year, and now need your help to keep the momentum going.

This year has been one of the most challenging in our lifetimes, and UNITE board representatives have overseen some of the biggest initiatives in USASA history, namely the implementation of the $10million Student Hardship Fund, the Census Date Grace Period, and Non-Graded Passing.

We need your help to keep USASA as active and relevant as possible. If elected, UNITE will:

Champion a more vibrant campus life, with a return to events and social activities on campus after COVID
Lobby for more support for student clubs to bring back campus life
Stand up for more funding for essential skills and employment services
Be a voice for an expanded financial counselling and emergency financial support program
Be members of the student board that stand up against the exploitation of International Students
Advocate for a stronger voice within the University and USASA for Online Students

Make sure you vote
VOTE [1] UNITE for USASA
VOTE [1] UNITE for NUS DELEGATE"

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Timothy Pham

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Policy Statement:
Hi, my name is Timothy Pham and I’m a Pharmacy student running to be your City East campus representative. I want to help reinvigorate campus life by working to increase funding to clubs meaning a more dynamic campus, with more frequent events!

I want to work with the rest of the USASA board to expand the free Brekky Bar program and bring back the Exam Rescue Station to help you during exam times. We all know how limited and expensive the food options are on campus, and as your rep I will try to improve these food options.

If any of these things matter to you, please vote for me from October 19-23.

Thank you.

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Jaikenyatta Wakombe

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Policy Statement:
Policy Statement:
Hey, this is your boy Jai Wakombe, running to represent you as City East’s student representative in 2021.

I want to represent you because I know what it's like to not be heard. I want your hopes, your dreams, aspirations, and concerns to be addressed, to be met, and to be achieved. I want to get to know you, they do say I'm a great listener believe it or not.

This year covid has turned things upside down, it has isolated us and made getting these concerns and dreams heard much harder. Some of you might not even be aware of the avenues available to share your ideas. This is why I am here to hear you.

I will advocate for campus events where you can get to know me, and your campus. These years of your life can be good, you can achieve and succeed, just see where we lead.

This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Jai Wakombe for City East Representative
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Poll Group: City East Undergraduate Student Representative

Poll: City East Undergraduate Student Representative
Hiranya Maini

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Policy Statement:
Hey everyone...I hope you all are well. My name is Hiranya Maini and I am a student studying Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) at UniSA.
This year the university has been online and myself being a new student I really missed the on-campus activities.Next year I will try to organise different activities and will be open to any suggestions that you guys have regarding some particular cultural activities you would want to happen.
I have always pushed my limits and tried to achieve more at every stage in my career and will continue to do so. I was the Activities Captain of my high school and thus arranged all the events from cultural to sports.Currently, I am the holder of UniSA Vice Chancellor Scholarship due to my academic excellence in year 12 and its maintenance in the university.
Another idea that I have is to organise information desks to let all the students know about the activities on campus and around the city so that they can get involved and cherish their university life. I will put all my suggestions in front of the board and try my best to get an approval. Thanks:)

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Caitlyn Stone

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Policy Statement:
My name is Caitlyn, I am currently a second year Occupational Therapy student here at UniSA. Having been at university for a number of years I have obtained valuable experience in terms of leadership, teamwork and community service. This experience has allowed me to give back to the community and help others in a volunteer role. I really enjoy volunteering and helping others which is why I decided to put my hand up for this election. I am always looking for opportunities where I can help make a positive difference, and this is one of those opportunities. I would also like to be more involved in university to promote a more inclusive, supportive environment and help students in their university experience.
In saying this, my vision for being a student representative is to seek students thoughts and perspectives of university/campus life to discover what students want to see happen and then advocate for these changes, as it is important to gain insight from student’s points of view and represent everyone’s best interests. I would aim to engage with students, give students a voice, inspire productivity and promote a positive campus environment for all to help UniSA students prosper.

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Jaikenyatta Wakombe

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Policy Statement:
Hey, this is your boy Jai Wakombe, running to represent you as City East’s student representative in 2021.

I want to represent you because I know what it's like to not be heard. I want your hopes, your dreams, aspirations, and concerns to be addressed, to be met, and to be achieved. I want to get to know you, they do say I'm a great listener believe it or not.

This year covid has turned things upside down, it has isolated us and made getting these concerns and dreams heard much harder. Some of you might not even be aware of the avenues available to share your ideas. This is why I am here to hear you.

I will advocate for campus events where you can get to know me, and your campus. These years of your life can be good, you can achieve and succeed, just see where we lead.

This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Jai Wakombe for City East Representative
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Poll Group: City West Student Representative

Poll: City West Student Representative
Haiyan Ye

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Policy Statement:
Hey Guys!
I would like to have the honour of being elected at the City West Student Representative as I really want to play an active role in improving student's employability.
I worked as an HR for more than six years, and return to Uni as a student again this year, I realise that the gap between what the school provides to students and what the society needs for graduates. While we have career service and there are excellent works have been done, but there are still many aspects that are needed to be improved.
We are living in times of enormous uncertainty, and I feel that I can bring a valuable perspective which focuses on students long-term benefits especially for the employability of UniSA students, and I will do my best to make this get improved.

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Parvesh Parvesh

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Policy Statement:
Coming from a different country with a different mother language, hoping that I’ll adopt this country’s culture, little did I know this campus would be called home. Making new friends here and then in no time calling them my family happened because of this campus and I wanna make sure every student gets as much love as I got.

Hello, my name is Parvesh Nanda currently in my second year studying bachelor of economics finance and international trance in unisa. I’m running for the position of city west representative and I need this postion because representing my home campus has been a always a dream, from spending countless nights in Jeffery smart studying to playing table tennis in the student lounge, I know the how beautiful our campus is and I want to make every studying in city west proud of their campus. I hope the experiences I have gone through will be relatable with each and every students . All of us deserve to have a voice and I want to become that voice.

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Sevara Yunus

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Policy Statement:
My name is Sevara and I am running for City West Representative with UNITE
Unite is a passionate and diverse team of experienced student leaders, who have delivered for you this year, and now need your help to keep the momentum going.
This year has been one of the most challenging in our lifetimes, and UNITE board representatives have overseen some of the biggest initiatives in USASA history, namely the implementation of the $10million Student Hardship Fund, the Census Date Grace Period, and Non-Graded Passing.
We need your help to keep USASA as active and relevant as possible. If elected, UNITE will:
Champion a more vibrant campus life, with a return to events and social activities on campus after COVID
Lobby for more support for student clubs to bring back campus life
Stand up for more funding for essential skills and employment services
Be a voice for an expanded financial counselling and emergency financial support program
Be members of the student board that stand up against the exploitation of International Students
Advocate for a stronger voice within the University and USASA for Online Students
Make sure you vote
VOTE [1] UNITE for USASA
VOTE [1] UNITE for NUS DELEGATE

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Poll Group: City West Undergraduate Student Representative

Poll: City West Undergraduate Student Representative
Haiyan Ye

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Policy Statement:
Hey Guys!
I would like to have the honour of being elected at the City West Undergraduate Student Representative as I really want to play an active role in improving student's employability.
I worked as an HR for more than six years, and return to Uni as a student again this year, I realise that the gap between what the school provides to students and what the society needs for graduates. While we have career service and there are excellent works have been done, but there are still many aspects that are needed to be improved.
We are living in times of enormous uncertainty, and I feel that I can bring a valuable perspective which focuses on students long-term benefits especially for the employability of UniSA students, and I will do my best to make this get improved.

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Joe Gaynor

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Policy Statement:
Hi All! My name is Joe Gaynor and I’m running to be your City West Undergraduate Student Rep on the USASA Board for 2021. I believe more can be done to make USASA the student-centric organisation it should be. USASA needs to seek input, listen and act in response to student voices. If elected I will be committed to bringing a new perspective and direction to the organisation to make meaningful changes UniSA students want and need.

I understand that changes must be made to improve the student experience. I’m passionate about ensuring we all get the most out of our time at university - I know from experience that more can be done to have the voices of students heard. If elected to the USASA Board, I’m committed to engage directly with students, increase transparency around decision making and advocate for the benefit of all students.

This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Joe Gaynor for City West Undergraduate Representative
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Poll Group: Mount Gambier Student Representative

Poll: Mount Gambier Student Representative
Elly Hogben

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Policy Statement:
Hi everyone, my name is Elly and I am a first year Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours) student. I am 24 years old and have been in and out of tertiary education for the past six years trying to figure out my niche (spoiler alert: I found it!). I would love to be voted as the Mount Gambier Student Representative for 2021. I currently work as an SSO at Mil Lel Primary School, and have been a dance teacher for the past five years, so you could definitely say that I am a people person! I am kind, caring, reliable and have a great sense of humour. I have always been good at public speaking so I would be a great advocate when standing up for our little campus against the big leagues. I don’t want to make any promises that I can’t keep, but I know that uni can be a bit of a fiasco so I CAN promise to always have Freddo frogs available to help you leap back into gear (see that frog pun?). Thank you so much for reading my nomination statement, and I really hope to see you in 2021 as your Student Representative!

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Barry Rundle

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Policy Statement:
Being from a regional area we see disparity; however, it is only by supporting one another that issues are resolved. I enjoy having leadership roles where I can develop change for the better. I have experience in planning and facilitating events in our community, focused on culturally upbuilding, wellbeing and social supports.

Being a successful student, we need to be community minded. I enjoy being involved in university life: being an UniMentor, I have helped first-year nursing students to settle into studies, of the Aboriginal Health Student Reference Group, I can ensure health courses are First Nations friendly. Other groups I am members of include National Rural Health Student Network, Toastmasters, Wattle Range Suicide Prevention Network, along with several health associations.

I would like to improve student engagement and continue to develop our campus, so we feel we are in a supported, safe and having comfortable spaces for all students. I will aim to ease the transition for students from high school to university life, along with welcoming mature, First Nations and international students. Therefore, I enjoy challenges in working together as a team to achieve goals, and I will use my experience to give you a voice in decision-making.

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Poll Group: NUS Delegate

Poll: NUS Delegate
Ned Feary

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Policy Statement:
G’day, I’m Ned, and I’m running to be one of your NUS Delegates at the 2020 National Conference.

Tertiary education is under attack once again. The Liberal Government’s shameless attacks on critical thinking (and sound public policy) must be opposed. I want to shape an NUS that fights for all students, whether these changes affect you or not.

I know and understand how the NUS works. I’ve been involved in a variety of NUS campaigns, and I know how they run. I will use my vote at National Conference to push the NUS towards progressive activism, fighting for a free education for all, a fairer system for international students, and for universities to be about people, not profit.

This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA, and all universities, for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Ned Feary for NUS Delegate
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Lekshmi (Lex) Raj Shylaja

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Policy Statement:
I am Lekshmi (Lex) Raj Shylaja, running with UNITE to be a NUS Delegate for UniSA
The National Union of Students is the peak representative body for students in Australia, representing over a million students Australia wide. The NUS represents its members like USASA to the government, and highlights issues facing students and student associations on a national level. Delegates from UniSA are entitled to take their votes to the National Conference held in December each year, and
This year has seen the need for an active and vocal National Union, and UNITE has throughout this year been an active participant within the union, ensuring that the needs of students at UniSA are brought under the national spotlight.

Voting UNITE for NUS means:
A strong and united voice at the National Conference
UniSA delegates who will stand up for the interests of all students
Active participants in the operations of the National Union throughout the year
Students who will raise our voices against any government attacks on students and higher education
Delegates who will be genuinely consultative in our actions representing the student body
A vote for UNITE is a vote for a strong and relevant NUS.

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Ronak Bhatt

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Policy Statement:
I am running for the position of the International Student Representative and the NUS Delegate of the USASA Student Board. I believe that I am suitable for this role as I am an international student myself and I understand the hardships of the international student. I believe I can be the voice of my fellow UniSA peers and help them in every possible way I can at the university grounds and for the National Union of Students Council as well. I am a strong believer of unity and giving a fair chance to everyone apart from gender, nationality, religion and belief. I have been a representative of the student body right from my schooling days and I have gained lots of experience from it, I want to use that experience in giving back the best I can for the USASA board. I will try my best to become a bridge between the student body and the students for the betterment of the students and the university. If elected I will put in my efforts to not only represent the international students but every student to make the UniSA campus experience an inclusive and a memorable one.

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Dinuk Nanayakkara

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Policy Statement:
My name is Dinuk Nanayakkara and I’m running with UNITE to be a NUS Delegate for UniSA.

The National Union of Students is the peak representative body for students in Australia, representing over a million students Australia wide. The NUS represents its members like USASA to the government and highlights issues facing students and student associations on a national level. Delegates from UniSA are further entitled to take their votes to the National Conference held in December each year.

This year has seen the need for an active and vocal National Union, and UNITE has throughout this year been an active participant within the union, ensuring that the needs of students at UniSA are brought under the national spotlight.

Voting UNITE for NUS means:

•A strong and united voice at the National Conference.
•UniSA delegates who will stand up for the interests of all students.
•Active participants in the operations of the National Union throughout the year.
•Students who will raise our voices against any government attacks on students and higher education.
•Delegates who will be genuinely consultative in our actions representing the student body.

A vote for UNITE is a vote for a strong and relevant NUS.

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Shivangi Singh

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Policy Statement:
My name is Shivangi Singh and I’m running with UNITE to be a NUS Delegate for UniSA.
The National Union of Students is the peak representative body for students in Australia, representing over a million students Australia wide. The NUS represents its members like USASA to the government, and highlights issues facing students and student associations on a national level. Delegates from UniSA are entitled to take their votes to the National Conference held in December each year, and
This year has seen the need for an active and vocal National Union, and UNITE has throughout this year been an active participant within the union, ensuring that the needs of students at UniSA are brought under the national spotlight.
Voting UNITE for NUS means:
A strong and united voice at the National Conference
UniSA delegates who will stand up for the interests of all students
Active participants in the operations of the National Union throughout the year
Students who will raise our voices against any government attacks on students and higher education
Delegates who will be genuinely consultative in our actions representing the student body
A vote for UNITE is a vote for a strong and relevant NUS.

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Devyani Sharma

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Policy Statement:
As a University student, I understand how challenging and daunting university life can be. I comprehend the struggles and am very passionate about elevating the experience of fellow students.

I have been a volunteer for an animal shelter for 3 years, student representative of my class during my Undergraduate degree and have been an organizer of various events throughout my college days. Although, being a Student board member is new to me, the experience and values that I have acquired over the years along with the interest and confidence in my abilities to represent the International Students community and be their voice, I believe that this is my chance and I would be honored to be representing the University at the NUS conferences.

NUS (National Union of Students) is a crucial student body to push for real , progressive and effective change to advance the educational experience for students and hence, requires effective representatives to support the interest of students.

I believe in supporting the current and paving a way for the future students as well.

For me to be able to become your voice, I need your support.
Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,
Devyani Sharma.
shady035@mymail.unisa.edu.au

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Maia Trewartha

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Policy Statement:
Hi, I'm Maia Trewartha and I'm running with ACTIVATE to be your NUS delegate.
In this country, our education system is often not prioritised, and many University students experience financial hardship, a lack of support or are told that their degrees are useless or have no value. I simply refuse to believe this is true. The work we do as students is important, it betters the world around us and we deserve the chance to prove that we can make an impact on our society.
If you give me a chance as your Delegate on the National Union of Students, I will defend your rights and needs with all the expertise and passion I have. I will work to make campuses safer and more accessible, and I will fight to make your voice heard.
This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Maia Trewartha for Magill Undergraduate Representative
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Caitlyn Stone

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Policy Statement:
My name is Caitlyn, I am currently a second year Occupational Therapy student here at UniSA. Having been at university for a number of years I have obtained valuable experience in terms of leadership, teamwork and community service. This experience has allowed me to give back to the community and help others in a volunteer role. I really enjoy volunteering and helping others which is why I decided to put my hand up for this election. I am always looking for opportunities where I can help make a positive difference, and this is one of those opportunities. I would also like to be more involved in university to promote a more inclusive, supportive environment and help students in their university experience.
In saying this, my vision for being a student representative is to seek students thoughts and perspectives of university/campus life to discover what students want to see happen and then advocate for these changes, as it is important to gain insight from student’s points of view and represent everyone’s best interests. I would aim to engage with students, give students a voice, inspire productivity and promote a positive campus environment for all to help UniSA students prosper.

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Munhemul Kahn

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Policy Statement:
My name is Munhemul Khan and I am running with UNITE to be a NUS Delegate for UniSA.

The National Union of Students (NUS) is the peak representative body for students in Australia, representing over a million students Australia wide. The NUS represents its members to the government, and highlights issues facing students and student associations on a national level.

Delegates from UniSA are entitled to take their votes to the National Conference held in December each year, and this year has seen the need for an active and vocal National Union. UNITE has throughout this year been an active participant within the union, ensuring that the needs of students at UniSA are brought under the national spotlight.

Voting UNITE for NUS means a strong and united voice at the National Conference. If elected,I will stand up for the interests of all students, actively participate in the activities of the National Union throughout the year and will raise voice against any government attacks on students and higher education.

A vote for UNITE is a vote for a strong and relevant NUS.

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Niravkumar Kanubhai Mochi

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Policy Statement:
Hi Friends,
My name is Niravkumar Mochi, (aka 'Nirav'), First year Master of engineering Student from Mawson lakes campus.

I have been nominated for NUS delegate, post-graduate student representative as well as Mawson Lakes student representative, as I strongly believe that it is vital to empower the student wing with a voice that will standup for their rights.

main focus on
increase engagement between international and local student though event and activities,
Contribute to decision making at university and influencing the decision making processes
Support student groups and clubs
making sure individual voice heard
Suggest, develop and implement solutions related to creating a more vibrant campus life
Act as a conduit between students and University administrators

I want to be a part of USASA and help changing the things that matter most, But I won't be granted this awesome opportunity without your VOTE!!!

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Timothy Pham

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Policy Statement:
Hi, my name is Timothy Pham and I’m a Pharmacy student running for NUS Delegate.

As your NUS Delegate I will oppose plans for $100K degrees by opposing fee deregulation, I will also lobby for cheaper textbooks, as well as continuing to work with universities to improve their policies around sexual assault on campus. I will also lobby for the voice of International Students will be strengthen and heard in the National level.

If any of these things matter to you, please vote for me from October 19-23.

Thank you.

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Joe Gaynor

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Policy Statement:
Students are facing an increasingly uncertain future as COVID-19 has placed more pressure on universities facing huge cuts to funding and very little Commonwealth support. The university sector is at a crossroads and it's more important now than ever that we have passionate students fighting to put the needs of students at the forefront of the conversation. Opposing increases to course fees, funding cuts, student welfare, campus safety and improvements to education quality are some of the major issues the National Student Union can fight for, and they are issues I’m committed to advocating for if elected as your NUS Delegate.

As your Delegate, I will work to have the voices of UniSA students heard at the national level; working as a collective to improve the university experience for all students. I’m committed to being a strong and reliable voice that represents my UniSA peers on issues that matter.

This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Joe Gaynor for NUS Delegate
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Nishi Suthar

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Policy Statement:
Hello. My name is Nishi Suthar and I will be running for NUS Delegate. NUS Delegates are super important because they represent University students at a national level. As an NUS Delegate, I can discuss and debate issues that matter to students clear on a national scale. My vision is change for the betterment of students. I have been exposed to a lot of leadership training skills and I believe I am most qualified to be an efficient Delegate in the student association. The students association works closely with students and administration to ensure students happy and safe life in university. Today, I am asking for your vote for NUS Delegate. If you elect me, I will listen to your concerns and work hard for you.Thank you.

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Parvesh Parvesh

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Policy Statement:
Hi my name is Parvesh Nanda, studying in second year of bachelors in business economics finance and international trade. I would love to have the honour of being elected as a delegate of the national student union. Being a international student, knowing their struggles and owning them I believe NUS needs a delegate who represents international students.
It’s my second year in Australia and I’ve learned a lot in these two years and being someone who believes to have a voice of activists I want to stand for student rights. Coming from a country where equality was only for the elite I want to make sure no one gets judged on their race breed gender or colour in their student life because this is the time they groom themselves, I don’t want the most for them.
Every student in this country Deserves to fly!

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Ishika Sharma

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Policy Statement:
My name is Ishika Sharma and I’m running with UNITE to be a NUS Delegate for UniSA

The National Union of Students is the peak representative body for students in Australia, representing over a million students Australia wide. The NUS represents its members like USASA to the government, and highlights issues facing students and student associations on a national level. Delegates from UniSA are entitled to take their votes to the National Conference held in December each year

This year has seen the need for an active and vocal National Union, and UNITE has throughout this year been an active participant within the union, ensuring that the needs of students at UniSA are brought under the national spotlight.

Voting UNITE for NUS means:
A strong and united voice at the National Conference
UniSA delegates who will stand up for the interests of all students
Active participants in the operations of the National Union throughout the year
Students who will raise our voices against any government attacks on students and higher education
Delegates who will be genuinely consultative in our actions representing the student body

A vote for UNITE is a vote for a strong and relevant NUS.

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Eunice Emina

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Policy Statement:
Hi, I’m Eunice Emina, and I’m running to be one of your NUS delegates at NUS National Conference 2020.

As a result of COVID, a lot of students are facing financial hardship and are in other difficult situations. We need a strong union, who will fight for our rights, and get the best results for students.

University is about more than just getting a degree. It’s about finding yourself and developing new friendships and connections, and finding your passions. Government attacks on students, both domestic and international, have hurt students’ welfare, but fundamentally undermine this idea of what a university should be. As your delegate, I will use my vote to make sure that NUS opposes these Government attacks, and stops them from turning universities into degree factories.

This is why I am running with ACTIVATE. We are a team of passionate and dedicated students running for election to improve UniSA for all students, at all campuses.

Vote [1] Eunice Emina for NUS Delegate
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for USASA
Vote [1] ACTIVATE for NUS

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Riya Kohar

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Policy Statement:
Hi all!
I am running as a candidate for the NUS (National Union of Students) delegate. I am a passionate student determined to become the voice of all the UniSA students and become a part of a team that is involved not only in the current student’s lives, but also the bigger picture of providing a better place for future students. After my experience of leading a team of great personalities in my Bachelors, I am confident in joining the National Students' Union to support the students. If elected I would make it my goal to liaise with more students involved in what goes on at our University. I would appreciate your vote for me to serve as the NUS delegate.

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Matisse Chambers

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Policy Statement:
Hi, my name is Matisse Chambers and I’m running with UNITE to be a NUS Delegate for UniSA.

The National Union of Students is the peak representative body for students in Australia, representing over a million students Australia wide. The NUS represent members including USASA to the government and focuses on issues facing students and student association on a national level. Delegates from UniSA are entitled to take their votes to the National Conference held in December each year. This year has seen the need for an active and vocal National Union and UNITE has achieved this through being an active participant, ensuring the needs of students at UniSA are brought under the spotlight.

Voting UNITE for NUS means:
-A strong and united voice at the National Conference
-UniSA delegates who will stand up for the interests of all students
-Active participants in the operations of the National Union throughout the year
-Students who will raise our voices against any government attacks on students and higher education
-Delegates who will be genuinely consultative in our actions representing the student body

A vote for UNITE is a vote for a strong and relevant NUS.

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Noah Beckmann

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Policy Statement:
My name is Noah Beckmann and I’m running with UNITE to be an NUS Delegate for UniSA

The National Union of Students is the peak representative body for students in Australia, representing over a million students Australia wide, and provides a student voice directly to the government and national bodies.

As a past member of the National Executive of the Union, and the 2020 NUS Campus Rep, I am uniquely experienced and positioned to effectively represent USASA and UniSA on a national stage.

This year has seen the need for an active and vocal National Union, and UNITE has throughout this year been an active participant within the union, ensuring that the needs of students at UniSA are brought under the national spotlight.

Voting UNITE for NUS means:

A strong and united voice at the National Conference
UniSA delegates who will stand up for the interests of all students
Active participants in the operations of the National Union throughout the year
Students who will raise our voices against any government attacks on students and higher education
Delegates who will be genuinely consultative in our actions representing students

A vote for UNITE is a vote for a strong and relevant NUS.

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