Shock Announces Candidates for Student Elections 2016.

Applications for the student elections drew to a close at noon on Friday 19th February 2016 with an amazing 36 students applying for the five roles up for grabs. As the official media representative, we were proud to exclusively announce the candidates on an hour long special election show.

Students who nominated themselves follow a slightly different format from last year because instead of every candidate applying for President, they now put themselves forward for the role of the Sabbatical Officer they want to be.

Candidates applying for the five roles include:


  • Anthony Xavier Gray

  • Balen Saleh

  • Ceewhy Ochoga

  • Denis Andrei

  • Dionne D'Sa

  • Gail Hadfield Grainger

  • Khan Mohammad

  • Tom Danby

  • Tom Goldstraw

Total: 9 candidates

Arts and Media:

  • Bhavika Panchal

  • Dan Willis

  • Jade Chadwick

  • Jonathan Hayward

  • Joseph Stevens

  • Sammy Crown

  • Stephen Smallman

  • Tom Roberts

  • Zac Anderson

Total: 9 candidates

Business and Law Officer:

  • Ankit Narula

  • Lola Giwa

  • Mahmudul Hasan

  • Marika Skelly

  • Muhammad Naukhez

  • Nnamdi Eustace Akabuogu

  • Rose Angelova

  • Sarah Raza

Total: 8 candidates

Health and Social Care Officer:

  • Aaron Stubba

  • Cathryn Taylor

  • Claire Carey

  • Matt Cassady

  • Usman Ali

Total: 5 candidates.

Science and Technology Officer:

  • Abby Cassady

  • Cae Os

  • Connor Keightley

  • Ella Train

  • Mustapha Jelili

Total: 5 candidates.

Current President of Salford Students’ Union, Marina Hristova