The Student Council: It’s all about having influence

Voting for the 2014 RUC elections got underway yesterday. RUSK has interviewed representatives of the two student organisations about their key issues and more. First up is Student Council chairman Drude Rohde.

Election blog: Study environment without borders!

Frit Forum is active in the debates during election week. In this blog, Mathias Rasmussen argues Frit Forum’s well-known battle cry about dividing RUC’s study environment between Trekroner and Copenhagen.

Frit Forum and the Student Council in a tiff about mixing politics and social events

When they were still a part of RUC’s political landscape, a key issue for Frie Studerende was to take the politics out of social activities on campus, almost all of which are organised by the Student Council. Frit Forum has taken that same stance.

One in four RUC candidates elected at the municipal elections

Many RUCers tried their luck at standing for election at the municipal elections last November. Not all of them, however, were actually elected. RUSK had a chat with some of those whose election campaign succeeded, about how life as a student and politician fits together.

RUC was strongly represented at the local elections

Leading up to the local elections the candidates were busy drawing attention to themselves and their key issues. This was also the case for candidates Rune Dybvad (S), Thomas Holm Monberg Jensen (SF) and Mads Præstegaard (SF), all three of whom are students at Roskilde University.

Slight increase in student turnout at the election

It isn’t a glaring increase, but it is there. Compared to last year, this year student voting was up by just over one percentage point.