Candidate List

Big Elections 2021

Welcome to our Big Elections! This is where you can nominate yourself, and elect your four full time paid Sabbatical Officers, and UWS' wonderful volunteer School Officers, Union Chair, NUS conference delegates and PGR reps. Nominations run from the 20th of January, until the 2nd of February. Voting Opens on the 2nd of March, and closes on the 5th of March. You can find out more about the elections here: www.sauws.org.uk/vote/about

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President

The president leads the Students’ Union, and the team of sabbatical officers. The president, alongside the board of trustees, is responsible for the actions of the students’ union, and will represent all student at UWS through attending meetings such as the University Court and Senate, and working in partnership with students, staff, and the wider student movement. Elected candidates will be paid and in training from the 21st June and officially take up post for a year beginning on the 1st of Ju

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    Manpreet Kaur --

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    Ramy Aly Manifesto

    Why you should elect me to be the president?

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    Florin Birtoc

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    archie buchanan Manifesto

    online uni is a scam, don't pay full price until university is back to normal. My solution, let this all blow over and don't go to university.

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    Nicole Campbell Manifesto

    "Be quick vote for nic"

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    Ellie Gomersall Manifesto

    Vote @EllieG4Pres | Vote for the most experienced candidate to fight for students

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    Euan Griffiths

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    Siqi Tian

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Vice President Education

The VP Education works to improve the learning experience at UWS. They work particularly closely with student reps, focussing on education of course! The VP education works to improve learning resources, curriculum, and teaching methods among other things. Elected candidates will be paid and in training from the 21st June and officially take up post for a year beginning on the 1st of July.

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    Rabia Arshad Manifesto

    Together we can all make a difference! Vote for Rabia #1 VP Education

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    Allana Duncan Manifesto

    We are all in this together. Lets adapt and continue to support each other through these troubled times. The future is in our hands, lets create something wonderful.

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    Gordon Lawrie Manifesto

    Do you think that UWS should be doing better? Do you think your education is more important than profit margins? Do you think we deserve more support? I agree. Let's make senior management listen!

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    Harry Martin Manifesto

    Harry Martin #1 for Vice President of Education. Ensuring Fair Education for all. Striving to enable all students to get the most out of their time at UWS! Vote Harry Martin to ensure your Voices are Heard, listened to and most of all Respected!

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    Kevin Miguim Manifesto

    Making Sure The New Ways of Learning Work For All Students! Vote Kevin #1 for VP Education! .

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    Shubhra Nigam Manifesto

    HELP ME TO HELP YOU... I PROMISE TO IMPROVE YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE WHILE YOU ARE A STUDENT AT THE UWS….....!! VOTE FOR SHUBHRA # 1 CANDIDATE VP-EDUCATION

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    Yueying Zheng

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Vice President of Student Development

The VP Student Development works to improve student lives at UWS outside of the classroom. They work with clubs and societies, and work to develop opportunities for students. This can include volunteering and skills training. Elected candidates will be paid and in training from the 21st June and officially take up post for a year beginning on the 1st of July.

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    Athol Bond Manifesto

    Vote For A More Radical Students Union, Vote Athol Bond #1 VP Student Development

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    Beugre Bonny Manifesto

    What we have come to do on earth is never what we have the easiest to achieve. Knowing its mission and accomplishing it is difficult, only the determined will discover it and perform it.

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    Liam Clark Manifesto

    Live to Learn to Love. Learn to Love to Live. Love to Live to Learn. - Rico Dasheem

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    Claire Morris Manifesto

    Please vote for Claire for Student Development Vice President! Bring back hope for the future If elected I will support student’s with transition back to University, making sure after COVID-19 students are aware we can move forward to a bright, rewarding future. We overcome a pandemic we can overcome anything!

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    guy njali bola Manifesto

    Impossible is nothing, make it happen ...

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Vice President of Welfare and Wellbeing

The VP Welfare and Wellbeing works to improve student welfare and wellbeing at UWS. This includes helping to create a better environment for student mental health, and working towards solutions for student poverty. Elected candidates will be paid and in training from the 21st June and officially take up post for a year beginning on the 1st of July.

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    Bhavanaben Chauhan

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    Elly kibet Cheruiyot Manifesto

    I am the choice to raise your voice, vote #ELLY for VP Welfare and Wellbeing to be the change you want to see.

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    Santosh Dulal

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    Luke Humberstone Manifesto

    @ReelectLuke for VP Welfare and Wellbeing | Join the movement - Proactive Student Support - An Enhanced Academic Safety Net (No Detriment Policy) - Better Trained Staff - A 'Mind Gym' - Rejoin Erasmus +

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    Krystal Johnstone

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    Lauren Kerr Manifesto

    - Lauren Kerr for VP of welfare and wellbeing - I WILL FIGHT FOR YOU! -

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    Roja Ramani Maru Rajeshwar

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    Tracy McCulloch Manifesto

    Healthy, mind, body and soul We need all 3, Vote for me - T

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    Calvin Paris Manifesto

    You matter.

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    Kwasi Adu Boahen Safo Manifesto

    How are you doing?

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    Asim Saleem Manifesto

    Your Welfare & Well being is my responsibility; Ready to lead. Vote for (Asim)

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    Alexandra Silverton Manifesto

    We are the voice of the future. Vote for Alexandra, vote for change.

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    Shelley Abigail Thomson

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    Kapil Tomar Manifesto

    #healthier mind, body and soul #healthier lifestyle.

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Union Chair

The Union Chairs role is to hold the Sabbatical Officers to account. Sabbatical Officers are elected by students and for students and as such can only be held accountable by students – led by the Union Chair. The Union Chair can ask questions of the sabbatical officers and sit in on meetings at the Students’ Union. The Union Chair also chairs student council which sets policy for the Students’ Union. The successful candidate will hold this role from June 2021 until May 2022 and must be a UWS St

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    Peter Ilesanmi Manifesto

    Education is key.

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    Adekunle Rosulu

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Business and Creative Industries School Officers

School Officers will bridge the gap between course level reps, and the Sabbatical Officers. School Officers gather information from reps, sit on School Boards, and keep students informed, and work with the Students' Union to improve life for UWS students within their schools. The successful candidates will hold this role from June 2021 until May 2022 and must be UWS students during this time.

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    Claire Brennan

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    Krunal Kishorbhai Dagar

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    Hala El-Djazairy

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    Lorna Futter

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    Heather Gould Manifesto

    Here to bridge the gap between you & your ambitions ?

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    Oritsejimi Ikomi

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    Asad Abbas Jaffari Manifesto

    I am here to introduce UWS student life with a new dimension of learning.

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    Shona Johnstone

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    Manuela-Alexandra-Evelyne Letea

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    Iuliana Madalina Manailescu

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    Shanshan Mo

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    Franklyn Ogbechie Manifesto

    Transparency even in the face of adversity

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    Oghenekevwe Oghiagbepha Manifesto

    My mama always told me; everybody wants some thing better even if they have the best, the want that best to be improved, and that’s what I am “the better to your best”...

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    Toluwalope Owolabi

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    Sean Roberts Manifesto

    An "Aye" for Inclusivity

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    William Russell Manifesto

    Using my experience to make the student voice heard at UWS

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Computing, Engineering, and Physical Sciences School Officers

School Officers will bridge the gap between course level reps, and the Sabbatical Officers. School Officers gather information from reps, sit on School Boards, and keep students informed, and work with the Students' Union to improve life for UWS students within their schools. The successful candidates will hold this role from June 2021 until May 2022 and must be UWS students during this time.

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    Sam Boozari Manifesto

    A Return to Normality

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    Sophie Miller Manifesto

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    Sindi Saliasi

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Education and Social Sciences School Officers

School Officers will bridge the gap between course level reps, and the Sabbatical Officers. School Officers gather information from reps, sit on School Boards, and keep students informed, and work with the Students' Union to improve life for UWS students within their schools. The successful candidates will hold this role from June 2021 until May 2022 and must be UWS students during this time.

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    Sarah Anderson Manifesto

    Vote Sarah Anderson for accessibility, inclusion and intersectionality and to ensure the student voice is listened to at all levels of our University.

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    Shona Bowen

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    Rehana Chaudhry

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    Eilidh Aksu Manifesto

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    Jacqueline Fadian

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    Jade Charlotte Grant Manifesto

    The Science of Positive Changes.

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    Jennifer Preston Manifesto

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    Kirsty Randall Manifesto

    Giving all students the opportunity to be heard. Let's fight for change.

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    Rebecca Robert

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Health and Life Sciences School Officers

School Officers will bridge the gap between course level reps, and the Sabbatical Officers. School Officers gather information from reps, sit on School Boards, and keep students informed, and work with the Students' Union to improve life for UWS students within their schools. The successful candidates will hold this role from June 2021 until May 2022 and must be UWS students during this time.

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    Rebecca Craig Manifesto

    can you introduce me as the joker?

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    Iyke Issac Manifesto

    raise your voice

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    Dean Jack

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    Jade Lynn Manifesto

    Keeping your voice heard

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    Rebecca McAleney

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    Victoria Russell

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    Raul Verestoi

    Our voice is always going to be heard!

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NUS National Conference Delegation

As a member of the National Union of Students, students from UWS are enabled to go to the NUS Conference, where all sorts of matters affecting students are debated and voted upon. NUS conference will be held online from the 6th - 8th of April 2021. The role of a delegate attending NUS UK Conference is to attend all sessions of conference, participate in debates on matters affecting students across the UK and to vote to elect various positions within NUS. A minimum of two places are reserved

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    Sarah Anderson Manifesto

    Vote Sarah Anderson to listen, value and represent your voice. I stand for accessibility, inclusion, intersectionality and equality.

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    Rabia Arshad

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    Florin Birtoc

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    Sam Boozari

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    Netra Chhetri

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    Ana Maria Dimulete

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    Giuseppe Ferretti de Luca

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    Ellie Gomersall Manifesto

    @EllieG4Pres

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    Luke Humberstone

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    Iyke Issac Manifesto

    'raise your voice'

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    David Richard Laffan Manifesto

    Demanding better for all of us

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    Manuela-Alexandra-Evelyne Letea

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    Kevin Miguim Manifesto

    #StudentsDeserveBetter

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    Shubhra Nigam Manifesto

    HELP ME TO HELP YOU.... I PROMISE TO IMPROVE YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE WHILE YOU ARE A STUDENT AT THE UWS…!!

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    Franklyn Ogbechie Manifesto

    To uphold transparency even in adversity

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    Siqi Tian

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NUS Scotland Conference Delegation

Your UWS Students’ Union is part of NUS Scotland, and as such students from UWS are enabled to go to the NUS Conference, where all sorts of matters affecting students are debated and voted upon. As a delegate you have 3 main roles as a NUS Scotland Conference Delegate which includes; voting on policy, voting in elections, voting on reports. A minimum of three places are reserved for self-defining women.

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    Sarah Anderson Manifesto

    Vote Sarah Anderson to listen, value and represent your voice. I stand for accessibility, inclusion, intersectionality and equality.

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    Sam Boozari

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    Netra Chhetri

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    Ana Maria Dimulete

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    Musab Iqbal

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    Ellie Gomersall Manifesto

    @EllieG4Pres | Vote for the most experienced candidate to represent students

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    Luke Humberstone

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    Krystal Johnstone

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    David Richard Laffan Manifesto

    Demanding better for all of us

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    Iuliana Madalina Manailescu

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    Harry Martin

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    Roja Ramani Maru Rajeshwar

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    Rebecca McAleney

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    Shubhra Nigam Manifesto

    HELP ME TO HELP YOU.... I PROMISE TO IMPROVE YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE WHILE YOU ARE A STUDENT AT THE UWS…!!

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    Oghenekevwe Oghiagbepha

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    Shelley Abigail Thomson

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PGR Senate Representative

The PGR Senate Representative will be the PGR voice on the Senate. The Senate is responsible for overall planning, co-ordination, development and supervision of the academic work of the University and the elected student officers sit on Sentate too. This is an excellent opportunity to sit on one of the highest university committees with senior management; to see how the university works, and to make sure that PGR students are represented at all levels at UWS. Successful candidates will hold th

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    Oluwaseyi Aina

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    Jamie Hopkin

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    Md Rahaman

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Research and Enterprise Advisory Committee Members

There are two places for doctoral students on the Research and Enterprise Advisory Committee. This committee is responsible for the development of research and enterprise at UWS, and makes recommendations to Senate - one of the highest committees in the University. Successful candidates will hold this position from 1st October 2021 until 30th September 2022.

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    Krunal Kishorbhai Dagar

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    Jamie Hopkin

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    Asad Abbas Jaffari Manifesto

    The only change is permanent in this world! let's give your UWS life a new direction.

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    Ibtissam Maazouz

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    Mudassar Mehdi

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Doctoral College Board Members

There are two positions for Doctoral Students on the Doctoral College Board. The Doctoral College is responsible for addressing issues related to the doctoral student experience including registration, research studies, progression, and assessment of doctoral students. They also review and monitor the conditions of doctoral candidates. Successful candidates will hold this position from 1st October 2020 until 30th September 2021.

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    Krunal Kishorbhai Dagar

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    Jeff Etemah

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    Asad Abbas Jaffari Manifesto

    Come let change the way we are living at UWS

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    Mudassar Mehdi

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