The Otago University Students'
Association(OUSA) has three new executive members after a
mass by-election followed a string of resignations.
However, one of the vacant roles remains unfilled after
no-one stood for the role of international officer.
The latest by-election came after a string of four
resignations from OUSA's executive within a month.
Law student Paul Hunt won the finance officer's role,
physical education and bachelor of science student Payal
Ramritu is the new welfare officer and Jess McLean was
elected as colleges officer, after running unopposed.
Mr Hunt said he would focus on diversifying OUSA's income, as
it was reliant on the university for a large majority of its
Ms Ramritu was keen to get the welfare committee running and
involve a diverse range of students.
Ms McLean is in her third year at St Margaret's College and
was keen to use her experience at the hall of residence to
help push for improvements.