Council 1 - October 2020

Council 1 - October 2020

Meeting of the University of Northampton Students’ Union Council

Location: Online – Click here  or copy and paste this link into a Chrome browser:  https://uon.webex.com/uon/j.php?MTID=m677908f999ab14c1d6bd86534109460f

Date and Time: Thursday 15th October 2020, 18:00

 

Agenda

1.         Apologies

2.         Declaration of Conflicts of Interest

3.         Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

            3.1       Including minutes from February, March and April (assume read)

4.         Matters arising from the minutes (not elsewhere on the agenda)

  • Deputy Chair and a minute-taker need to be elected.
  • Introduction from new CEO, Susie Palmer-Trew  and SU Impact Report

5.         Motions

            5.1       Discussion Points

  • Big Plans – standing item.  
  • Campaign for Change – submit an idea to campaign on.
  • Mature Students Officer issue – Submitted

 

5.2       Bye-Law Amendments

 

5.3       Policy Proposals

 

5.4       Officer Mandates

 

6.         Reports

            6.1       Trustee report – submitted

            6.2       Finance report and Budget 2020/2021 – submitted

6.3       Officer reports

            6.3.1    President – submitted

            6.3.2    VP Education submitted

                        6.3.2.1            Changes to manifesto – submitted  a.  Current version  b. proposed amendments

            6.3.3    VP Welfare and Activities – submitted

                        6.3.3.1            Changes to manifesto submitted

6.3.4     VP Postgraduate Research – submitted

6.3.5     Sports Officer

6.3.6     Societies Officer submitted

6.3.7     Disabled Students' Officer- submitted

6.3.8     International Students' Officer

6.3.9     LGBTQ Officer

6.3.10   Mature Students' Officer – submitted

6.3.11   Postgraduate (Research) Students Officer – submitted

6.3.12   Women's Officer – submitted

6.3.13  Changemaker Officer

VACANT: Postgraduate (Taught) Students' Officer; Black and Minority Ethnic Officer

 

7.         Ratification of Committee Minutes

            7.1       Societies Committee - submitted

            7.2       Athletic Union - submitted

            7.3       Education Committee submitted

            7.4       Postgraduate Research Committee - submitted

7.5       Student Executive Committee - submitted

 

8.         Any Other Business

  • October bye-election dates – any issues?
    • Nominations Open - Monday 5th October, 9am
    • Nominations Close - Monday 12th October, 9am
    • Voting Opens - Monday 19th October, 9am
    • Voting Closes - Tuesday 20th October, 5pm
    • Announcement- Friday 23rd October, 6pm

 

  • Postgraduate committee role bye-election dates:
    • Announce- 12th Oct
    • Open nominations- 19th Oct, 9am
    • Close nominations- 26th Oct, 9am
    • Voting- 2nd Nov, 9am to 3rd Nov, 5pm
    • Announcement- Friday 6th, 6pm

 

  • Reports need to be submitted the Thursday before Council by 5pm!

 

9.         Date of Next Meeting:  12th November 2020