Change Summit + AGM: What’s it all about?

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On Thursday 29 November 2018, the Union will be holding a Making Change Summit and the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Students’ Union. This event will be held in the Café on Level 3 of Building 42, Highfield Campus from 14:00 onwards.

Your attendance and contribution will help to directly shape the work that is done over this next year by your team of elected officers. Join in with the discussion and share your ideas. Register your vote by clicking here.

What is an AGM? 

The AGM stands for Annual General Meeting and it is a meeting of the general membership of an organisation or group.

All our student-led clubs and societies will hold an Annual General Meeting at the end of each academic year to elect the new committee members. Like these society AGMs, the AGM it is an important opportunity for stakeholders of an organisation to meet and feedback its performance and future plans.

You can read the formal notice for this meeting here. The reports that will be voted on as part of the AGM will be published within 5 clear working days of the meeting.

As well as our legal obligations at the AGM, our Vice-President Democracy and Creative Industries, Evie Reilly will be leading a vote on a proposed new structure for our Student and Sabbatical Officers.

What is the Making Change Summit?

After the AGM has taken place, our Sabbatical Officers will be leading three discussions. The topic for these discussions has been drawn from recent submission from our student through our You Make Change portal.

We will be running three key discussions. After each discussion you will be able to vote on what actions we should take.

What are the key topics for discussion?

  • How can the Students’ Union better engage with and support our Postgraduate students?
  • What can the Students’ Union do to be more sustainable and look after our environment?
  • Should the Students’ Union be more political?

How do I vote?

You can register to vote here.

You can also vote in person by simply raising your hand when the vote is called during the meeting. It’s as simple as that!


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