IGNITE Elections 2023-2024

IGNITE amplifies the voices of over 30,000 students. We’re looking for the brave ones with brilliant ideas who are ready to make a change. The ones who aren’t afraid to stand up for student rights and will work to give you the programs and services you want and need.

Sound like you? Represent your fellow students and run for a spot on IGNITE’s Board of Directors.

So, what’s this election about anyway?​

This election will determine which 9 students will lead IGNITE through 2023-2024 as the Board of Directors. As the student union for Humber and UofGH, IGNITE is led by, and works for students. This election is your chance to foster change on campus, whether by running yourself or voting for the student who shares your values. You have the power to make a difference, and now is your chance!

Why would I want to run?

Hone your leadership skills. Join an amazing team of like-minded students and staff. Make tough – but important – decisions. Grow your professional and personal network and help ensure students leave Humber and UofGH feeling prepared for what is next to come.

What does the board do?

Board members are leaders on campus. Accountable to the student body, they proactively seek student input and feedback, advocate for positive changes, and are responsible for strategic planning and budgeting within IGNITE. As the face of IGNITE, the board are ambassadors within the student community.

Would I make a good candidate?​

Do you have brilliant ideas to help shape our campuses? Are you a hardworking student who excels at time management, organization, and communication? Are you a fearless critical thinkers with a passion for advocacy? Do you love working toward a common goal with others? If so, download a nomination package and enter the race!

I attend IGS. Can I run? Who do I vote for?​

Yes! Students attending Humber’s International Graduate School (IGS) can run as a Lakeshore/IGS candidate, to represent the interests of students from both of those campuses. During voting week, IGS students will vote on the candidates from Lakeshore and IGS to be their representatives.

I want to run! What do I do next?​

If yo are a full-time student, not on Academic Probation and have completed at least one semester in a post-secondary program, follow the link below to download the nomination package, and you're on your way!

Important Dates

  • Nominations open – Monday, January 16, 2023 at 9 a.m.
  • Nominations close – Friday, February 3, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Candidate information sessions – February 15-16, 2023
  • Campaigning begins – Tuesday, February 21, 2023
  • Meet your Candidates (North Campus) – Wednesday, February 22, 2023
  • Meet your Candidates (Lakeshore Campus) – Thursday, February 23, 2023
  • Meet your Candidates (Guelph-Humber) – Wednesday, March 1, 2023
  • Voting – Monday, March 6 – Friday, March 10, 2023
  • Winners announced – Friday, March 10, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.

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