Former Head Boy at the St Elizabeth Technical High School, Oshane Grant, is set to become the next President of the University of the West Indies Mona Guild of Students following a triumph over a field of four other competitors. Grant, 25, describes himself as being passionate about student rights and states that he is determined to ensure that students get the best possible representation.
Grant is the Games Committee Chairman on the current Guild Council. Grant who already made his solemn pledge to students at the annual Guild debates highlights that this Presidency is one that will be about inclusiveness; giving more students a seat at the table.
The President-Elect, a final year Humanities student campaigned heavily on the promise of advocating for Hall Accommodation Pricing reform, the establishment of a Student Business Centre to promote entrepreneurship amongst students as well as Project 5k which purports to engage five hundred (500) alumni to donate five thousand ($ 5000) towards a dedicated fund for student scholarships and bursaries.
Oshane will assume office as President on June 1, 2017.
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