Student Council

What is Student Council?

Student Council is the student body elected by and from students. It is made up of all elected representatives and committee members of clubs and societies.

What are the responsibilities of Student Council?

  • Represent the voice of the students

  • Debate, discuss and agree policy, and where appropriate refer policy to referenda of the members or to the members in a general meeting or annual general meeting

  • Approve and ratify changes to bye laws

  • Mandate, hold to account and receive reports from the Executive Committee who are responsible for representation, campaigning work and the implementation of policy

  • Bring a vote of censure or a vote of no confidence against a member of the Executive Committee where necessary

  • Ratify the appointment of External and Student Trustees, who have overall responsibilites for the affairs of the Union

How to get involved?

Submit an idea here

All good ideas start with a conversation. When you have an idea or want something new, we're here to help you make it happen. Submit it, get your friends to support it and together we'll put it into action.

Submit a policy here

It can be either specific practical actions or a viewpoint or principle.  It will be taken to Student Council and if successful, the Executive Committee who are also responsible for representation and campaigning work, will work on its implementation.

When is the next Student Council?

Tuesday 3 April 2018

Minutes from the last Student Council are available here

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