Interim Undergraduate Student Rep Appointed to UNE Council
By Bridgette Glover Michael Kirk, a second year undergraduate student at UNE, has been appointed a casual position on the UNE Council.
Michael, who is in his second year of a Bachelor of Education (K-12) degree, was selected as the undergraduate student representative, taking the interim position after his predecessor, Ben Crough, graduated in March of this year.
Though Michael has only been at UNE for a short time, he has already become President of the UNE Indigenous Student Association, as well as a Board Member on UNESA’s executive board. Both positions have seen him successfully take on leadership roles, and also become acquainted with the governance and executive structure at UNE.
Kirk will hold the position until the formal elections take place in October; til then his aim is to ensure that the advocacy and representation of the undergraduate student cohort is maintained. Kirk is also running for Indigenous and General Representative in the UNESA elections.