Let your voice be heard!

It’s voting week!

We’re in the final stretch of the IGNITE Election: marking the end of an exciting journey and the beginning of another. Our passionate candidates have nominated themselves, outlined their plans and goals at our Meet Your Candidates events, and now it’s your turn to cast your vote and choose YOUR representative.

Curious about whom to vote for? Check them out to get to know them better. Just a heads up: you’re only allowed to vote for a candidate from your home campus.

Voting week will begin from Monday, March 4 to Friday, March 8. On-campus polling stations will open at 10 a.m. and close at 4 p.m.

Now, you might be wondering how to cast your vote. Well, don’t worry! We’ve simplified the process for you. By using SimplyVoting, you can easily cast your vote for your candidate of choice. All you need to do is access this platform online or at our polling stations and have your student number handy.

Below are the spots on campus where you can cast your vote.

North Campus

A brand ambassador is interacting with a student. (Board of Director)

At the North campus, you can cast your vote at the following spots!

  • E-Concourse
  • Learning Resource Commons

Lakeshore Campus

An image of the polling stations at Lakeshore campus. Snacks are available for students who voted. (Board of Director)

For all students at Lakeshore, you can cast your vote at the L building, 2nd floor.

At every polling station, IGNITE brand ambassadors will be there to assist you! If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to ask them.

International Graduate School

An image of IGNITE iPad and backpack with graphics encouraging students to vote.

For the first time, candidates from the IGS campus will also be running for the Board of Directors, so make sure to vote for them on the 4th floor of the building.

Plus, receive giveaways like stickers and snacks!

University of Guelph-Humber

A brand ambassador is giving a student instructions to play a game.

On the 2nd floor by the elevators at UofGH, you’ll have the chance to vote for your next Board of Director.

What’s in it for you?

An IGNITE part-time staff is advocating on the behalf of international students.

Now that you’re aware of the spots on campus where you vote, what are you waiting for? You won’t be voting just for representation, but also for your voice to be heard.

Essentially, the Board of Directors are responsible for promoting positive change on campus. This involves approving all the major decisions that affect how we represent you – the students. In addition, they actively seek feedback to enhance future projects geared toward enhancing your student experience!

Remember, your vote matters!

Feature image by IGNITE

Students share why voting matters.

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