UJS Presidential Candidates 2020

Here are your UJS Presidential candidates 2020!

In order to vote, you will have had to register on the UJS website as soon as possible as voting closes at 12pm on Friday, 4th December. Registered members will receive a voter key via email with a link to vote from Election Buddy - make sure you check all your mailboxes as well as your junk mail. Please contact us if you have any issues.

Results will be announced on the first day of Conference - Sign up here!

Register on our website to vote here!


These are you candidates for UJS President 2021-22! Have a look at their manifestos and campaigns videos below!



Anthony Bolchover, University of Birmingham

I’m Anthony Bolchover, a 3rd year Mathematics student at the University of Birmingham. I have always been a passionate advocate for Jewish students. This has manifested through my current role as a CAMERA on Campus Fellow, and as the Chair of the Birmingham Israel Society, a student-led initiative dedicated to educating the wider population around the modern Jewish state. Outside of Birmingham, I am a delegate for UJS on the Board of Deputies of British Jews. My communal work has been recognised by the Jewish News, in which I featured in their ’25 under 25’ list of young Jewish leaders. 

Click here for Anthony's full manifesto, here for plain text version and here for his campaign video!



Jodie Franks, University of Leeds

Hi! I'm Jodie. I'm from London, and am studying Classics at Leeds. I am currently part of the UJS national council and serve as a trustee for UJS. I am enthusiastic about everything I want to do as president, and here are just a few of my ideas for the coming year.

Click here for Jodie's full manifesto, here for plain text version and here for her campaign video!



Nina Freedman, University of Bristol

Hi, I’m Nina, a third-year student at the University of Bristol! Previously, I was JSoc President and I now represent UJS on the Board of Deputies. Since the pandemic hit, it has been impossible for JSocs and UJS to function normally. We need to make an extra effort, now more than ever, to keep our students connected to both their Jewish community and wider student body. As your UJS President, I would work hard to reconnect you to the things you might have lost and to keep our union engaging, intersectional and representative. 

Click here for Nina's full manifesto, here for plain text version and here for her campaign video!


Miles Stewart-Compton, University of Southampton

I’m Miles Stewart-Compton, a 3rd year Politics and Philosophy student at Southampton University. I was the J-Soc’s President last year, it’s Vice-President this year and I will be running to be your UJS President. 

2020 has been a year of challenge, history and division. However, as we are all so aware, the Jewish people have come to master resilience and perseverance in the face of adversity and hardship. It is clear we need to move forward and push through this period and the way to do this is through structural change and development for all J-Socs and all Jewish students. 

Click here for Miles' full manifesto, here for plain text version and here for his campaign video!



Voting opens on Monday the 23rd, if you have registered on the UJS website and are a Jewish student then you should receive a voting key by email, if you have not received this by Tuesday please get in touch with marcusm@ujs.org.uk



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