Student Council

 

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.


Student Council Resources:

Handbook 2021-22

Training presentation 2021-22

Google drive (Student Council Members only) 

Student Council timetable 2021-22: 

For links to the meetings please log-in to this page via the top-right corner, using your usual uni username and password. 

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 3rd November 4.00-5.00pm: Societies & Sports leaders elected to SC at the Society/sport forum 
Thu 11th November 11.00-12.30: Student Council Training session 1 
Thu 11th November 4.00-5.30pm: Student Council Training session 2
Fri 12th November 2.00-3.30pm: Student Council Training session 3 
Wed 17th November 5.00-7.00pm: Student Council Meeting 
Wed 8th December 5.00-7.00pm: Student Council Meeting (followed by Christmas Social)

2022 
Wed 2nd February 5.00-7.00pm: 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 5.00-7.00pm: Student Council Meeting
Wed 27th April 5.00-7.00pm: Student Council Meeting
Wed 1st June 5.00-7.00pm: (followed by summer social) 


 

Election of Student Reps to the Student council 2021-22

24 seats on the Student Council are reserved for Student Reps. All Student Reps whose Course Leaders have passed to the Students' Union by Friday 22nd October will be eligible to submit a nomination to represent their school on the Student Council. The deadline for Student Reps to submit their nomination is 12:00 noon on Friday 5th November. Voting will take palce from 5th-10th November. Only current Student Reps are eligible to submit a nomination and only current Student Reps will be entilred to vote. If you are a current Student Rep thne please read all the information and links on this page. Then, if you wish to submit your nomination then please firtsly log-in to this website (top-right hand corner, use your usual univeraity credentials) and then fill in the form which will appear here:

 

What does Student Council do?

The Student Council discusses and debates issues which are of interest to students. They can be directly related to London Met or wider issues which affect students more generally. It can discuss areas of concern which may exist. It can discuss and make recommendations in terms of Students' Union priorities, policy and campaigns positions to the to the Trustees of the Students’ Union. The Student council offers direction and holds to account the Students' Union Executive (Full and Part-time Officers).

It also provides an opportunity for students to share information from their sports club, society, course, school or liberation forum with fellow students. The Student Council is also a great way for students to meet fellew student, make friends and develop their social and networking circles. 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 e.rowley@londonmet.ac.uk 

How is the Students Council organised?

The Student Council is organised in accordance with bye-law 3 of the Students' Union's governing documents.

How many students sit on the Student Council?

There are a maximim of 66 seats on the student council. 

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). 

When and where does the student council meet?

The Student Council usually meets on a Wednesday 4.00-6.00 approx. six times a year. It meets at both Holloway and Aldgate Campuses and also remotely. 

What can I gain from joining the Student Council?

Getting involved in the Student council is a great way to contribute to the Students' union, have a say in how the Students' Union is run, and to contribute more to the London Met student community. Its a great way to meet other students and develop your skills. Skills such as debating skills, attention to detail, communication, interpersonal skills and experience of being involved in a democratic, member-led environment are available in abundance. 

Is there training and other help i can receive? 

Yes! We offer the following training sessions for Student Council members. Each session is the same so you only need to attend one. We will also habe a out Student council hanbook which is 'all you need to know!' For links to the sessions please log-in to this site and see the above timetable. 

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 

 

Election of chair and Deputy Chair:

Each November we elected a Chair and Deputy-chair of the Student Council. They take a leadership role in the organisation, administration  and smooth running of the Student Council and the Student Council meetings. Please note you must be a current member of the Student council 2021-22 to be eligible for these positions:

Chair of Student Council (see bye-law 3 section 13)
Deputy-chair of Student Council  (see bye-law 3 section 14)
 

To submit your nomination please click here (deadline Friday 12th November 2021 12 noon) 

 

Election of student member of Elections Committee:

This form is for any current London Met student who wishes to take the student seat on the Students' Union elections committee. For full information on the elections committee please read bye-law 11.16 of the Students' Union governing documents (i.e. constitution). To submit your nomination please click here
Deadline: Friday 12th November 2021 12 noon


Please note you cannot sit on the elections committee and also stand for any position in the March 2022 annual students' Union elections. All nomination received will be added to the agenda for the Student Council meeting on Wednesday 17th November 2022 which will then vote on their choice.

Deadline: Fri 12th November 12 noon

Student Council
8th December 5pm - 7pm
Aldgate, TBC
The Student Council discusses and debates issues which are of interest or concern to students. All students are welcome to attend and speak at Student Council meetings.
Student Council
2nd February 4pm - 6pm
Holloway, TBC
The Student Council discusses and debates issues which are of interest or concern to students. All students are welcome to attend and speak at Student Council meetings.
Student Council
23rd March 4pm - 6pm
Holloway, TBC
The Student Council discusses and debates issues which are of interest or concern to students. All students are welcome to attend and speak at Student Council meetings.
Student Council
27th April 4pm - 6pm
Aldgate, TBC
The Student Council discusses and debates issues which are of interest or concern to students. All students are welcome to attend and speak at Student Council meetings.
Student Council
1st June 4pm - 6pm
Holloway, TBC
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. The Student Council discusses and debates issues which are of interest or concern t


Any questions please contact Eddie on e.rowley@londonmet.ac.uk  

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