Union Policy

This page lists all current SU policy as approved by Union Council. The student union abides by, and implements, these policy decisions. Currently, the SU has 223 active Council policies.

There are seven categories of policy:

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ACADEMIC ISSUES

 

 

Year

Policy No.

Policy Name

What We've Done

Proposer

Renewed
2019 2430 Decolonise UEA      
2019 2427 Defend Erasmus Funding    Roo Pitt  
2019 2425 Transparency of Process and Communication for Associate Tutor Applications   Ben Pinsent  
2019 2417 The real cost of being a student   Check back soon Jenna Chapman  
2019 2416 Proper Silent Spaces  Check back soon  Emma Moxon  
2019 2411 Allow Associate Tutors to Supervise Dissertations at Undergraduate Level  Check back soon Eddi Kernoghan  
2019 2408 Making labs a better learning environment Check back soon Zinnia Bugg  
2018 2338 Developing Teaching Skills program Check back soon  Martin Marko  
2018 2272 Library Book Loans Check back soon Roo Pitt 2019-2020
2018 2268 Investigating PGR Engagement with the Students’ Union Check back soon Madeleine Colledge 2019-2020
2018 2264 Meaningfully Tackling the BAME Attainment Gap at UEA Check back soon Thai Braddick 2019-2020
2017 2184

Going it Alone: Improving Dissertation Support

Check back soon Madeleine Colledge 2019-2020
2017 2152 Employment Rights for PGs Who Teach Check back soon Madeleine Colledge 2019-2020
2017 2150 Academic Support at UEA Check back soon Mary Leishman 2019-2020
2017 2149 Student Finance Check back soon India Edwards 2019-2020

2017

2148

Transition at UEA

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Cam Koosyial

2019-2020

2017

2026

Give students the right to fail

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Theo Antoniou-Phillips

 

2016

1992

Assessment and Feedback

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Theo Antoniou-Phillips

 

2016

1951

Market Reforms in Higher Education

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Finn Northrop

 

2016

1897

Decent Conditions for HSC students on Placement

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Juliet Donaghy

2019-2020

2016

1879

Lads in the Lab, Sexism in the Seminar

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Philippa Costello

2019-2020

2016

1856

Why is my curriculum white?

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Asia Patel

2019-2020

2016

1848

Prioritise Student Mental Health. Now! (NUS Motion)

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Ruth Stone

 

2016

1835

Supporting the PAL Scheme

What have we done?

Hussam Hussein

2019-2020

2015

1823

Support HSC Students - keep the NHS bursary

What have we done?

Ruth Stone

2019-2020

2015

1772

Recorded Lectures and the use of technology

What have we done?

Jack Robinson

2019-2020

2015

1770

Time to sort out Organisation and Management

What have we done?

Connor Rand

2019-2020

2015

1744

Support when it is needed most

What have we done?

Dan Wrigglesworth

2019-2020

2015

1743

Student Fees Equality

What have we done?

Theo Antoniou-Philips 

2019-2020

2015

1673

Merged schools

What have we done?

Connor Rand

2019-2020

2015

1669 (a)

Reduction of Taught Programme Modules

What have we done?

Liam McCafferty

2019-2020

2014

Emergency Motion

PG Loans

What have we done?

Liam McCafferty

2019-2020

2014

1602

Transforming the PG Student Experience

What have we done?

Liam McCafferty

2019-2020

2013

1358

Graduate students priced out of studying medicine

What have we done?

M Gabriel

2019-2020

 

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ACTIVITIES & ACTIVISM

 

Year
Policy No.
Policy Name
What We've Done
Proposer
Renewed
2019 2431 Adoption of official International Holocaust Remembrance   Daniel Burns  
2019 2429 2429 Who Runs the World? GIRLS Womens+ History Month 2802   Sophie Atherton  
2019 2423 Amendment to the bye-laws?4.22.3: Allow a delegated member of the postgraduate?committee to attend the Student Officer Committee   Ellie Nash  
2019 2412 UEA SU-assistance in end of year on-campus/off campus accommodation collection  Check back soon Rob Klim  
2018 2270 End the Trade Federation Blockade of Naboo Check back soon Finn Northrop 2019-2020
2018 2269 Increasing our efficiency when supporting students lecturers and university staff Check back soon Finn Northrop 2019-2020
2018 2251 Sport for all What have we done? Camille Koosyial 2019-2020
2018 2247 Voter ID Pilots What have we done? Jack Robinson 2019-2020
2018 2196 Making good on the working class promise Check back soon Jordan Read 22019-2020
2018 2195 Norwich Stands Against 40 Days for Life Check back soon Madeleine Colledge 2019-2020
2017 2180

Defending and Supporting Direct Action

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2017
2084
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Lewis Martin
 
2017
2066
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Abbie Mulcairn
 
2017
2063
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Finn Norhrop
 
2017
2061
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Alison Graham
 
2017
2040
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Malaika Jaovisidha
 
2016
2023
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Lewis Martin
 
2016
2008
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Amy Rust
 
2016
2007
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Rhys Purtill
 
2016
2006
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Finn Northrop
 
2016
1936
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Jack Robinson
2019-2020
2016
1935
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Jack Robinson
2019-2020
2016
1925
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Connor Rand
2019-2020
2016
1922
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Theo Antoniou-Philips
2019-2020
2016
1876
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Sharmin Hoque
2019-2020
2016
1875
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Amy Rust
2019-2020
2016
1848
Chris Jarvis
 
2016
1840 & 1841
D Morales
2019-2020
2015
1816
Charlotte Earney
 
2015
1814
Thomas Bulley
2019-2020
2015
1799
Jonathan Gillespie
2019-2020
2015
1796
Connor Rand
2019-2020
2015
1768
Yinbo Yu
2019-2020
2014
1605
Connor Rand
2019-2020
2014
1587
Yinbo Yu
2019-2020
2013
1400
Ross Attfield
2019-2020
2013
1183b
SOC
2019-2020
2011
Emergency Motion
Chris Clarke
2019-2020

 

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

Year Policy No. Policy Name What We've Done Proposer Renewed
2015 1709 Student media broadcasting in Union House What have we done? Rob Drury 2019-2020
2013 1419 Students are partners What have we done? Louise Withers-Green 2019-2020

 

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DEMOCRACY & GOVERNANCE

 

Year Policy No. Policy Name What We've Done Proposer Renewed
2020 2434 Change protected places on Postgraduate Committee to reflect student diversity      
2020 2432 Adoption of Option A as our new Democratic Structure      
2019 2428 Amendment to the byelaw 10: The budget definitions 2801   Alicia Perez  
2019 2423 Amendment to the bye-laws?4.22.3: Allow a delegated member of the postgraduate?committee to attend the Student Officer Committee Actioned  Matt Gallagher  
2019 2419 Amendment to Policy 2406 (Amendment to the Bye-Laws) Actioned  Afia Khan   
2019   Emergency motion - uea(su) response to TEF independent review consultation  Check Back Soon Jenna Chapman  
2019 2388 Advice/Housing Development Oversight Board (An Amendment to the Bye Laws)  Check Back Soon Georgina Burchell  
2019 2406 Amendment to the Bye-Laws - An Officer for Black Students  Check back soon Thai Braddick  
2019 2410 Amendment to the bye-laws - Course rep and convenor Check Back soon Jenna Chapman  
2019 2409 Don’t want to attend Council? Don’t sit on Council!  Check back soon Jack Annand  
2019 2370 NUS Conference Motion - Fund Free Education by Expropriation Check back soon Josh Cole-Hossain  
2019 2369 NUS conference motion: Fund the Postgraduate Committee Check back soon Charlotte Hallahan  
2019 2353 Policy Lapse Policy (An Amendment to the Bye-Laws) Check back soon Sophie Atherton  
2018 2339 Make Societies Great Again (An Amendment to the Bye-Laws) Check back soon Roo Pitt  
2018 2337 Transform International?Student?Assembly into a?Subcommittee (An amendment to the Articles of Associations and to the Bye-Laws) Check back soon  Mohaned Alhasan  
2018 2336

Tidying up UEA SU’s Bye-Laws (An Amendment to the Bye-Laws)

Check back soon Sophie Atherton  
2018 2335 Subcommittees That Work (An Amendment to the Bye-Laws) Check back soon Sophie Atherton  
2018 2334 Oppose the Roll-out of Universal Credit? Check back soon Hannah?Murgatroyd?  
2018 2333 Emergency Resolution: Limousines and GoPro Cameras!? Condemn the UEA Executive Team for their Abuse of Expenses Check back soon  Hannah Murgatroyd  
2018 2316

Censure of Postgraduate Education Officer

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Lewis Martin

 
2018 2287  No to Endorsement Culture  Check back soon Sophie Atherton  
2018 2265 Academic Union Councillor reform Check back soon Daniel Box 2019-2020
2017 2152 Making the Role of SOC Sub Committees and Executives Clearer on Council: A Change to the Bye Laws Check back soon Madeleine Colledge  
2017 2151 SU Code of Conduct (An Amendment to the Bye Laws) Check back soon Cam Koosyial  
2017 2086 There'a no I in BME - change is easier together Check back soon Tarun Sridhar  
2017 2082

Amendment to the Bye-Laws: Code of Conduct: theft from the Shop

Actioned Any Rust  
2017 2081 Amendment to the Bye-Laws:Code of Conduct, Disciplinary Panels and cases involving Trustees or Officers Actioned Amy Rust  
2017 2069 Communication Breakdown Check back soon Adrian Moore  
2017 2068 Democracy Squad: amendment to the Bye-Laws, changes to the Democratic Procedures Committee Actioned Amy Rust  
2017 2065 Amendment to the Bye-Laws: threshold for Bye-Law changes Actioned Finn Northrop  
2017 2059 Advertising the Leadership race more effectively to International Students Check back soon Malaika Jaovisidha  
2017 2039 i. Amendments to the Articles of Association and Bye Laws: Student Leadership Review Not yet active: awaiting approval by The University and the Trustee Board Amy Rust  
2016 2025 More effective and democratic Council Check back soon Chris Ball  
2016 2010 Motions made Easier Integrated into procedures Emily Cutler  
2016 1991 Amendment to the Bye-Laws: Complaints Procedure Actioned Thomas Howard  
2016 1983 Listening to Students Check back soon Amy Rust  
2016 1978 Lets make Council more Effective Check back soon Charlotte Earney  
2016 1937 Emergency Resolution: Creation of EU and non-EU International Officer Posts Check back soon Malaika Jaovisidha  
2016 1914 Amendment to the Bye-Laws: A Strategy for PG Representation Check back soon Liam McCafferty  
2015 1796a On the beautiful Guillotine What have we done? Aaron Hood 2019-2020
2015 1724 Making Council more accessible What have we done? Asia Patel 2019-2020

 

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ETHICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

 

Year Policy No. Policy Name What We've Done Proposer Renewed
2020 2433 Keep SU policy in University outlets      
2020 2432 Divest Barclays SU Motion 2020-21      
  2421 UEA on Ecosia Check back soon James Bell  
2019   Emergency Motion: Striking for a future: Support the Climate Strike  Check back soon Lewis Martin  
2019 2414  uea(su) to demand that the university declares a climate emergency Check back soon Alice Wheatley  
2017 2181 Meat Free Mondays Check back soon Rob Klim  
2017 2164 Support the People and Planet Day of Action Check back soon Lewis Martin 2019-2020
2017 2043 Safe Student Sex Check back soon Jo Swo  
2017 2040 Diversifying our Union staff Check back soon Maliaka Jaovisidha  
2016 1989 Welfare of animals on campus Check back soon Daniel Newland  
2016 1988 LED lighting in Union premises Check back soon Veronica White  
2015 1802 No to Paper Library Receipts What have we done? Sam Jones 2019-2020
2015 1774 Union Procurement Policy What have we done? Chris Jarvis  
2015 1753 Supporting student action on climate change What have we done? Helen Mallett 2019-2020
2015 1747 Water, water everywhere and nor any drop to drink What have we done? Alex McCloskey 2019-2020
2015 1746 #RefugeesWelcomeHere What have we done? Dan Wrigglesworth 2019-2020
2015 1714 In support of international law and human rights in Palestine What have we done? Alex Bustos  
2015 1713 Decriminalising Sex Work What have we done? Holly Staynor 2019-2020
2015 1688 Dodgy Sugar in my dodgy Coffee (Starbucks and Tate&Lyle Boycott) What have we done? Sam Jones  
2015 1671 'No More Nukes' - Support the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament What have we done? Josh Wilson 2019-2020
2015 1398 Amendments to Sun Boycott What have we done? Rachel Knott (amended by Asia Patel)  
2015 1653 Ethical Investment Policy for UUEAS What have we done? Chris Jarvis 2019-2020
2015 Emergency Motion Emergency Resolution Recycling What have we done? Heather Baker 2019-2020
2014 1636 Vegan Food What have we done? Vraj Patel 2019-2020
2014 1558 Sweatshop Free UEA - Electronics Watch What have we done? Rosie Rawle  
2014 1515 Amendment to 1304 Fair Pay Campus What have we done? Chris Jarvis 2019-2020
2013 1436 No platform for unethical companies What have we done? Elliot Folan 2019-2020
2013 1398 Sun Boycott later amended to include Daily Star What have we done? Rachel Knott  
2013 1393 Ethical Careers Fair What have we done? Elliot Folan  
2013 1365 Ethical Banking Policy What have we done? Rosie Rawle 2019-2020
2013 1361 UUEAS and RBS What have we done? Rosie Rawle 2019-2020
2013 1285 Sustainable Transport (Amended) What have we done? Benjamin Brown 2019-2020
2005 659 Ethical Investment and Labelling (Nestle Boycott) What have we done? [Unknown] 2019-2020

 

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PUBLIC SECTOR

 

Year Policy No. Policy Name What We've Done Proposer Renewed
2016 2022 Every Click I'll be watching you (computer surveillance) Check back soon Aaron Hood  
2016 1980 Close Down Yarls Wood Detention Centre Check back soon Abbie Mulcairn  
2015 1789 Don’t Judge The Jury What have we done? Yan Malinowski 2019-2020
2013 1396 Motion to Support Norfolk People's Assembly What have we done?

Cal Corkery

 

 

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WELFARE

 

Year Policy No. Policy Name What We've Done Proposer Renewed
2019 2426 Mental Health Toolbox for Councillors   Roo Pitt  
2019   Emergency motion - UEASU for a People’s Vote  Check Back Soon Sophie Atherton  
2019 2387 We’re Bugging You: Equality and Diversity training for all Students Union Council Reps  Check Back Soon Emilia Bugg  
2019 2386 True accessibility is already there, we shouldn’t have to ask: Alternative text  Check Back soon Emilia Bugg  
2019 2390 Amendment to 2373 A Smoke-Free UEA  Check Back Soon Lewis Martin  
2019 2407 Give us peer support groups! Check Back Soon Thai Braddick  
2019 2415 No to rent hikes Check Back Soon Thai Braddick  
2019 2413 LGBT+ Policy  Check Back Soon Liam Deary  
2019 2372 Support the Fight for Marriage Equality in Northern Ireland Check Back Soon Georgina Burchell  
2019 2374 A generation of lifesavers Check Back Soon Roo Pitt  
2019 2373 A Smoke-Free UEA  Check Back Soon Roo Pitt  
2019 2355 SWP off our campus Check Back Soon Lewis Martin  
2018 2303 Providing Benefit Information to Students Check Back Soon Hannah Murgatroyd  
2018 2302 Make the SU Shop Accessible Check Back Soon Hannah Murgatroyd  
2018 2301 Creating EDICt, a new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee  Check Back Soon Thai Braddick  
2018 2250 Care AND Car Parks What have we done? Lewis Martin 2019-2020
2018 2246 Financial support for disabled students What have we done? Emily Cutler 2019-2020
2018 2243 Responsible Alchohol Consumption What have we done? India Edwards  
2018 2198 RPI'ing us off Check Back Soon William Richardson 2019-2020
2017 2182

Working to End Student – Staff Sexual Misconduct

Check Back Soon Abbie Mulcairn  
2017 2168 Making the library and LTS accessible again Check Back Soon Emily Cutler  
2017 2167 First Bus? More like Worst Bus... Check Back Soon India Edwards  
2017 2165 Cheap as Chips Check Back Soon Lauren Moreton  
2017 2085 UEA Parking Check back soon Louise Rudd  
2016 2028 Sanitary Products are not a Luxury Check back soon Abbie Mulcairn  
2016 2009 Scrap Prescription Charges Check Back Soon Kate Snape  
2016 1986 World Mental Health Day Check back soon Chris Ball  
2016 1982 A Housing Policy that delivers for students Check back soon Amy Rust  
2016 1958 Adequate Office for Nightline Check back soon Alyssa Girvan  
2016 1933 Standing up for Survivors Abroad Check back soon Abbie Mulcairn 2019-2020
2016 1932 Tackling the Care Crisis Check back soon Juliet Donaghy 2019-2020
2016 1930 Student Friendly Parking Check back soon Emily Cutler 2019-2020
2016 1923 Identification Card Scheme Check back soon Malaika Jaovisidha 2019-2020
2016 1931 Student Sex Workers' Rights at UEA Check back soon Jo Swo 2019-2020
2016 1927 Flexible Leases for Postgraduate Students Check back soon Charlotte Earney 2019-2020
2016 1899 BME Inclusive Elections Check back soon Hussam Hussein 2019-2020
2016 1873 Unnecessarily gendered products Check back soon Amira Izeboudjene 2019-2020
2016 1848 Prioritise Student Mental Health. Now! (NUS Motion) What have we done? Jack Robinson  
2016 1839 Stand By Me What have we done? Jo Swo 2019-2020
2015 1815 Guarantor Scheme What have we done? Theo Antoniou-Philips 2019-2020
2015 1812 Hepatitis C Awareness What have we done? Louise Rudd  
2015 1800 Campaigning for a Title IX equivalent in the UK What have we done? Asia Patel 2019-2020
2015 1794 Standing up for Students that Stutter What have we done? Jo Swo 2019-2020
2015 1793 Student Mental Health- from Service to Strategy What have we done? Dan Wrigglesworth 2019-2020
2015 1792 Provention, Protection, Education What have we done? Emmanuel Agu 2019-2020
2015 1791 Wheels on Campus - making UEA more accessibility friendly What have we done? Jo Swo 2019-2020
2015 1790 Access to Personal Assistants or Carers Tickets What have we done? Kate Snape 2019-2020
2015 1779 Ace and Aro Awareness Week What have we done? Eliott Simpson 2019-2020
2015 1777 Union Access for All What have we done? Max Levene 2019-2020
2015 1741 Ending discrimination in the blood service What have we done? Dan Wrigglesworth 2019-2020
2015 1740 A Transgender and Non-Binary Students Policy for UEA What have we done? Elliot Folan 2019-2020
2015 1657 No to Islamophobia on Campus What have we done? Holly Staynor 2019-2020
2015 1656 Anti Counter Terrorism Bill What have we done? Holly Staynor 2019-2020
2015 1652 Student Housing Co-op What have we done? Helen Mallet 2019-2020
2014 1634 Equality in HE What have we done? Holly Staynor 2019-2020
2014 1633 Access is Not the Only Issue What have we done? Connor Rand 2019-2020
2014 1553 Don't let Loansharks Bite What have we done? Dan Wrigglesworth 2019-2020
2013 1443 Police in Union House What have we done? Bintu Foday 2019-2020
2013 1417 Provision of Halal and Kosher Food on Campus What have we done? Bintu Foday 2019-2020

 

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Policy Precedent

These are old policies that have expired, but are kept here to provide a non-binding indicator of student opinion.

 
2016 1836 Better Extenuating Circumstances for victims of sexual assault What have we done? Emily Cutler  
2016 1838 Mummy's Ill - Better Extenuating Circumstances What have we done? Emily Cutler  
2016 1929 Ableist Language Review Check back soon Emily Cutler  
2013 1366 Funding of UEA Counselling Services What have we done? Kim Jenkins  
2014 1604 An Accessible Campaign What have we done? Max Levene  
2014 1608 Sleepy Time What have we done? Liam McCafferty  
2018 2244 Tacking Invisible Disabilities What have we done? Emily Cutler  
2013 1397 Motion to become a Zero Tolerance Union What have we done? Rachel Knott  
2016 1898 Black History Month Check back soon Hussam Hussein  
2014 1441 Fossil Free UEA What have we done? Benjamin Brown  
2015 1674 Fair Trade University What have we done? Josh Wilson  
2015 1754 Sombre-no: clarifying the equal opportunities policy What have we done? Asia Patel  
2015 1755 Food Waste What have we done? Helen Mallett  
2014 1526 We need some more girls in here' Women in Leadership What have we done? Rachel Knott  
2014 1577 UUEAS: A Democratic Workplace What have we done? Josh Wilson  
2015 1797 Automatic Voting Registration on Campus What have we done? Alex McCloskey  
2015 1707 More than just a Rainbow Flag What have we done? Dan Wrigglesworth 2019-2020

 

2016

1880 Reclaim the Night in Norwich What have we done? Jo Swo 2019-2020
2018 2248 UEASU must recognise Holocaust Memorial Day and support Jewish students What have we done? jack Robinson 2019-2020
2018 2266 It’s More than Just a Space: Use of the Graduate Centre Check back soon Madeleine Colledge 2019-2020
Bookworms at UEA (2062)
Zero Tolerance to Hate Crime and Racism (1990)
Student club nights (1979) 

Car-parking policy (1168)

Double-side Print Policy (1170)

United Against the EDL (1253)

Sustainable Seafood (1303)

Postgraduate Community and Social Provision (1362)

UEA and Veolia (1364)

Workspace and Storage for Postgraduate Students (1392)

Equal opportunities from myth to reality (1547)

 

Ethical Steering Group (1576)

A Better Deal for Postgraduates that Teach (1589)

Students Need Homes – Campaign Against Article 4 Restrictions (1632)

Solidarity with UCU –Support the Assessment Boycott  (Emergency Motion)

 

Active Policy Archive

Policy passed Spring Term 2016

Policy passed by Council on 21 April 2016

Policy passed by Council on 3 March 2016

Policy passed by Council on 11 February 2016

Policy passed by Council on 21 January 2016

Policy passed Autumn Term 2015

Policy passed by Council on 3 December 2015

Policy passed by Council on 19 November 2015

Policy passed by Council on 29 October 2015

Policies passed by Council on 15 October 2015

Policy passed Spring Term 2015

Policies passed by Council on 16 April 2015

Policies Passed by Council on 5 March 2015

Policies passed by Council on 12 February

Policies passed by Council on 22 January

Policy passed Autumn Term 2014

Policies passed by Council on 9 October, 30 October, 20 November and 11 December

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