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Candidate for the position of President

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Wambui Gitau

My name is Wambui Gitau and I am running for President of our Student Union.  I am a 3rd year Biomedical Science student.

During my time at ARU I have always strived to enjoy my life as a student. I am approachable, friendly and confident. I have worked alongside many students in University and interacted with them in all levels.  

My aim is to create a strong sense of solidarity between the SU and its student members.

How have I been involved with the University?

  • Student Representative in First year with CRIC.
  • Athena Swan member 2017/2018.
  • Student ambassador.

What will I do?

  • Collaborate with other universities to create more activities that will enhance student experience and encourage student participation.


  • Ensure the university keeps working towards providing placements for all courses that would benefit our students.


  • Introduce a student reading week mid-semester for all courses to ease the pressure from assignments.


  • Organise more course-related trips.


I’ll endeavour to make your student experience at ARU as fulfilling as it can be in any way I can.

The key to achieving most of these would be through increasing student participation and awareness to make this a diverse and more welcoming environment as this will be your home away from home for the next few years or so.