Proud day for new University of Hertfordshire Students' Union president
A WANNABE politician told the Welwyn & Hatfield Times of his pride when he was elected to be the next president at the University of Hertfordshire Students Union. Sree Dasari polled more than 1,000 votes to secure his one-year term of office, which start
A WANNABE politician told the Welwyn & Hatfield Times of his pride when he was elected to be the next president at the University of Hertfordshire Students' Union.
Sree Dasari polled more than 1,000 votes to secure his one-year term of office, which starts in July.
The 24-year-old, from India, said it was brilliant to win as he faced stiff opposition from other students who questioned a president being from outside the British shores.
He said: "They [students who opposed him] wanted British.
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"But I'm really happy; that's as long as the students are!
"I was proud to win," he added.
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During his reign he plans for many improvements, including arranging weekend Uno shuttle bus services for both College Lane and de Havilland campuses.
Nicknamed Super Sree, the ambitious international business student, who is currently chairman of the de Havilland campus, carries his own motto: "I am not only an Indian I wanna be the citizen of the world."
And he believes he can deliver, by getting more students involved in the new forum activities and fixing food prices for all students and staff members.
The Labour party member added he didn't want his personal politics to be mixed with those of the Students' Union.
He said: "I am a small letter p in politics because the Students' Union is political. "But my personal political interest is different when I am outside the university.