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, offers direction and holds to account the Students' Union Executive (Full and Part-time Officers) Full-time Officers and holds them to account. All students are welcome to attend and speak at Student Council meetings. Any student may request copies of student council meeting agenda or minutes, to do so email email@example.com
How is the Students Council organised?
The Student Council is organised in accordance with bye-law 3 of the Students' Union's governing documents.
Who can sit on the Student Council?
Any student can stand for election to the Student Council, or just attend as an observer. It membership is made up for directly elected members (elected each March in our annual elections), Student reps elected to represent their schools, society/sports leaders elected to represent their society/club and our executive (i.e. full and part-time Officers).
Student Council (SC) timetable 2021-22:
1st-5th November: Nominations open for 24 Student Reps to be elected onto the Student Council. To be elected by and from current student Reps in each school.
5th-10th November: Election of Student reps to the Student Council
Wed 10th November 4.00-5.00pm: Societies & Sports leaders elected to SC at the Society/sport forum
Wed 11th November 11.00-12.30: Student Council Training session 1
Wed 11th November 4.00-5.30pm: Student Council Training session 2
Wed 12th November 2.00-3.30pm: Student Council Training session 3
Wed 17th November 4.00-6.00pm: Student Council Meeting
Wed 8th December 4.00-6.00pm: Student Council Meeting (followed by Christmas Social)
Wed 2nd February 4.00-6.00pm: Student Council Meeting
Wed 9th February 4.00-5.00pm: Societies & Sports Forum. Election of Societies and sports leaders to the Student Council
Wed 23rd March 4.00-6.00pm: Student Council Meeting
Wed 27th April 4.00-6.00pm: Student Council Meeting
Wed 1st June 4.00-6.00pm: (followed by summer social)
Student Council training and resources
Student rep training is offered in November 2021. Follow up sessions can be arranged by emailing Eddie on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Council Handbook 2021-22 (coming soon)
Student Council training presentation 2021-22 (coming soon)
Student council 'on demand' Training (coming soon)
Any questions please contact Eddie on email@example.com