Student Council

People discussing things in a meeting

The Student Council is the main representative body of the Students’ Union and is made up of students who represent a different groups from across the University.

What does Student Council do?

The Student Council discusses and debates issues which are of interest or concern to students. It provides recommendations to the Trustees of the Students’ Union and offers direction to Full-time Officers and holds them to account. It can raise its concerns to and be consulted by the University.

All students are welcome to attend and speak at Student Council meetings. Any student may request copies of student council meeting agensda or minutes, to do so email 

For full details on the role of the Student Council see by-law 3 and part 4 of the Memorandum and Articles of Association, part of the SU’s governing documents.

Who is on the Student Council?

Student Rep seats - four per school

These seats will be elected by and from all Student Reps in the school in the first term of each academic year. If you're interested in becoming a Student Rep for your course, please speak to your Course Leader. 

Society seat

Each society has the opportunity at the Societies Forum at the start of the first term of each academic year to nominate a member to take a seat on the Student Council. So if you want to get involved through a society, join or start a society now!

MetSU Executive

All of the elected Full-time and Part-time Officers are part of the Student Council.

Directly elected Student Council members

Each March, a number of students are elected to be part of Student Council.

See by-law 3 for full info.

Meeting dates

Dates for the upcoming term will be confirmed soon.