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New SRC elected on UFS Main Campus
2007-08-21

Mr Ben Schoonwinkel, forth-year student in B.Sc. Agric., was elected today as SRC President of the Main Campus of the University of the Free State (UFS) for 2007/2008. Mr Schoonwinkel was SRC member for student affairs in 2006/2007.

This year the FF+Kovsies obtained five proportional seats, Sasco three and the DA one. The FF+Kovsies ceded one seat to the DA, while Sasco maintained its position.

Where the election on individual basis (first-past-the-post) is concerned, the FF+Kovsies obtained all nine seats – the same as last year.

The SRC election had more or less the same pattern than last year. Altogether
6 820 students voted while 6 353 students voted in 2006.


Media Release
Issued by: Lacea Loader
Media Representative
Tel: 051 401 2584
Cell: 083 645 2454
E-mail: loaderl.stg@ufs.ac.za
17 August 2007