On Wednesday and Thursday, March 23rd and 24th, elections were held to the Student Council and the University Council of the University of Iceland. Students voted between candidate lists in their Schools for the Student Council for a one-year period, and for the University Council for a two-year perdios. Representatives are given a seat according to the proportion of votes.
The Student Council consists of 17 representatives who are divided into 3 representatives from each School, except to the School of Social Sciences which has 5 representatives. Röskva – organization of socially minded students at the University of Iceland, received a total of 15 elected representatives, while Vaka, a student interest association, received 2 representatives. Röskva’s candidates at the School of Humanities were self-elected as no other candidacy was received, in accordance with Article 32. of the Student Council Act.
In the University Council, there are two student representatives. Röskva got both representatives elected as well as getting the 3rd and 4th place in as vice-representatives.
The elections took place on Ugla and the turnout was 21.70%. Further figures can be found here under legal documents.
Elected representatives to the Student Council:
School of Social Sciences:
1.Lilja Hrönn Önnudóttir Hrannarsdóttir, Röskva
2.Viktor Ágústsson, Röskva
3.Dagur Kárason, Vaka
4.Diljá Ingólfsdóttir, Röskva
5.Elías Snær Torfason, Röskva
School of Health Sciences:
1.Andri Már Tómasson, Röskva
2.Sigríður Helga Ólafsdóttir
3.Dagný Þóra Óskarsdóttir, Röskva
School of Humanities:
1.Rakel Anna Boulter, Röskva
2.Draumey Ósk Ómarsdóttir, Röskva
3.Magnús Orri Aðalsteinnson, Röskva
School of Education:
1.Auður Eir Sigurðardóttir, Röskva
2.Ísak Kárason, Röskva
3.Ísabella Rún Jósefsdóttir, Vaka
School of Engineering and Natural Sciences:
1.Brynhildur R Þorbjarnardóttir, Röskva
2.Sigurþór Maggi Snorrason, Röskva
3.Dagmar Óladóttir, Röskva
Elected representatives to the University Council:
1.Brynhildur Kristín Ásgeirsdóttir, Röskva
2.Katrín Björk Krisjánsdóttir, Röskva
Vice-representatives, 3rd and 4th place:
3.Rebekka Karlsdóttir, Röskva
4.Ingvar Þóroddsson, Röskva