Kia Ora my name is Amy Uluave a Tourism Management and Te Kakano student!
I’m 24 years old, and based at Mokoia campus in Rotorua. I’m a part-time freelance photographer/ full-time poor student who loves to snap, gram, and meme while spending time with my amazing friends and awesome Whanau. But today I’m asking for your support because I’ve decided to run for student president for 2018 and represent you! Outlined below are some of the exciting things I plan on working on during my time as president check them out below,
My priority if you elect me, as Student Pulse President will be:
1. S U R I V A L – making sure we keep your student voice, and association independent and thriving with awesome campaigns strengthening student experience, support and tackling the big student issues.
2. R E P R E S E N T A T I O N – representing all students’ domestic and international students equally at the highest and lowest levels within the institute. Voicing your issues and advocating and supporting you throughout your academic journey here at Toi Ohomai and celebrating your success along the way!
3. M A K I N G – Student Pulse relevant, exciting and fun for students? Lets build your new student association together; it’s all about collaboration.
4. P L A N N I N G – “for the future” financial independence, resources, strengthening our campus culture and community. Establishing key relationships with our institute council, district councils and community groups!
5. F R E E – F O O D – creating more events other than orientation, on campus, off-campus and within the regions with free food of course #winning
6. F U N D – creating scholarships and funding for students through Student Pulse (charitable status) and working with local trust, charities and local Iwi to establish this initiative.
7. And finally the most important U N D E R S T A N D – you as a student, your concerns & your story – “It’s all about you”
As a former WITSA President, student Rep for the school of Tourism & Hospitality, an executive member of WITSA, Waiariki Student Council – general representative, organiser for various campus campaigns and a South Waikato District Council candidate 2016. I believe that I have the experience, knowledge and the confidence to communicate concerns and suggestions of all students.
“Your vote will help me to be proactive in achieving the best outcomes for you and be your driving voice for students here on campus and institute-wide across the Bay of Plenty and South Waikato region.