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President Election 2017/2018


The eletions will take place on the 12th and 13th March this year and these are for a Regional President and a Depute. We are taking part in the Big Elections this year which sees many of Scotland's colleges and Universities having their Officer elections at the same time.

Nominations for posts have to be in by 3.45 on the 23rd of February.If you wnat to know more then contact Allison Lamont on 01224 612508 or at



Here is our time line


What happens

What this means

February 6th to 12th 

Information Sessions

City :

Tuesday 6th 12.30-13.30 LG4

Wednesday 7th 16.00-17.00 EG11

Thursday 8th 14.30-15.30 LG4

Monday 12th 12.30-13.30 SG29

Fraserburgh :

7th 12.30-13.30 SA Office 

8th 12.00-13.00 SA Office

Altens: 6th 12.00-13.00 M111

Find out more about what being a President and Depute involves. Find out how to prepare your manifesto and what you need to do to stand as a candidate.

12th to 23rd February

Nomination Period

Pick up an Info pack from the Receptions /Student Services  or email Then complete the form, collect signatures and hand in your manifesto before 3.45 on the 23rd Feb.

Week of 26th Feb

Candidate Briefings:

City : 26th Feb 12.00-13.00 EG11

27th Feb 12.30-13.30 LG4

Fraserburgh: 26th Feb 12.00-13.00 SA Office

27th 12.30-13.30 SA Office

Altens: on request

You will be advised on how to go about your campaign to encourage students to vote for you

At close of briefing sessions until the end of voting

Campaigning period

This is when you can carry out your campaign to encourage students to vote for you

12th March at 9am to 13th March at 5.00pm

Voting Period

All voting is on line at

14th March or as soon as possible thereafter

Results are announced

All candidates will be asked to attend to hear the results first hand





NESCol SA Officer Elections 2016 - Results


Our elections at Nescol are now closed.


Here is the result of the vote.


Where the quota is not reached with the initial count, votes are transferred using the Single Transferable Voting system.


 Communications Aberdeen

Initial Count:

Louise 29

Ewan 18

Daniel 16


Votes required 31.50    

Count after Transfer:

Louise 37

Ewan 23

Louise elected



Communications Fraserburgh

Initial Count:

Mario 40


Votes required 24

Mario elected


Environmental Aberdeen

Initial Count:

Skylar 26

Scott 26

Ron 2

Votes required 27     


Count after Transfer:

Skylar 26  

Scott 28   

Scott elected



Equality and Diversity Aberdeen

Initial Count:

Medea 33  

Ceidyn 28  

RON 1  

Votes required 31   

Medea elected

Health and Well Being Aberdeen

Initial Count:

Kyle 42   

RON 3   

Votes required 22.5    

Kyle elected


Health and Well Being Fraserburgh

Initial Count:

Susanne 45  

RON 2   

Votes required 23.5    

Susanne elected



Thanks to all who participated. Congratulations to those who were elected and to those who were not successful we would be delighted if you still want to play a part in the Association and appreciate your interest and enthusiasm.


Executive Officers Election 2016/17

The next round of elections are for positions on Aberdeen/Altens Campus and Fraserburgh Campus for the following voluntary Executive Officers who will assist the Sabbaticals and represent the Association  in their area of interest and responsibility and also attend Campus and Regional Executive meetings.

Posts for Election will be:

  • Communications Officer

  • Health and Well Being Officer

  • Activities and Events Officer

  • Equalities and Diversity Officer

  • Environmental Officer

  • Altens Officer


The time line is as follows:

  • Nominations Open 14th October

  • Nominations Close 25th October

  • Candidate Briefing on 26th October

  • Campaigning commences after briefings

  • Voting starts at 9am on the 1st November until 2pm on 3rd November.


All voting will be online  at .

Those elected will be announced as soon as the votes have been counted.

More information

From the 14th of October Nomination Packs will be available  from receptions on City Campus, Altens and Fraserburgh and at Student Services desks. They can also be requested from Allison at . Please be sure to read the pack thoroughly before applying, if you have any questions contact a member of the Association . The packs should be returned to Student Services desk for the attention of Allison Lamont, Student Association Manager.


These posts  offer a great opportunity for you to represent the Student body in areas that you are passionate about and to help and direct the work and focus of the Student Associaiton. In addition, they are a great opportunity for you to develop your own skills, confidence and communication and to strengthen your CV .


Sabbatical Elections Result 2016


The NESCol Students’ Association Presidents are responsible for all aspects of running a robust Student Association in terms of Education; Events; Welfare; Democracy and Equality & Diversity on their designated Campus and also collaboratively on a Regional basis.

The results of the 2016 election are as follows;

The total number of votes cast is 413 with 19 Abstentions.


Votes Polled

Karena Wetherall 105

Shane Hepburn 100

Josh Gall 69

Kieran Ellington 68

Jolanta Beniusyte 49



Using the Single Transferable Voting System

Aberdeen Campus

Karena Wetherall 165

Kieran Ellington 160


The Aberdeen City and Altens Campus Sabbatical Officer is Karena Wetherall.


Fraserburgh Campus

Shane Hepburn 134

Josh Gall 110

Jolanta Beniusyte 88


Upon transferring the votes for Jolanta and RON the result is as follows;

Shane Hepburn 165

Josh Gall 157

The Fraserburgh Campus Sabbatical Officer is Shane Hepburn.


Regional and Depute Positions

Karena Wetherall 179

Shane Hepburn 157

Therefore Karena is elected as Regional President and Shane as Depute President of the NESCol Student Association.



Student Elections 2016/1017 Sabbatical Positions:


Shane Hepburn will not be taking up the position of Depute Regional President due to commence on the 1st July 2016. Shane’s votes have been transferred between the remaining candidates and the votes read:

Josh Gall  164

Jolanta Beniusyte 133

RON 14 


The position has been offered to Josh Gall as the candidate elected by the student body through the democratic process and Josh has accepted this position.

We wish Shane all the best in his return to study.