Following a successful student petition, we conducted an All Student Vote between Monday 10 December and Friday 12 January to gather our members’ opinion on the current restructure of the University. The questions were created in conjunction with the students who submitted the petition, and results were as follows:
Do you believe that there has been full and clear consultation with students on this restructure?
Yes – 325 votes (15%)
No – 1,843 (85%)
Do you believe that the Vice-Chancellor’s pay should be cut as part of the restructure?
Yes – 2,035 votes (90.6%)
No – 211 votes (9.4%)… Read the rest
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Hello there! My name is Evie Reilly – the Vice-President Democracy & Creative Industries for 2017/18. The end of term may be fast approaching, but we at the Students’ Union have today launched our first All Student Vote of the year.
The University is entering a period of restructure led by the Vice-Chancellor. As part of this, a 7% reduction in staff costs has been announced, with 50 to 75 academic staff posts at risk from across six departments. The University have claimed this restructure will not negatively impact student experience. A shortened version of the report given to Union … Read the rest
Tags: academic representation, All Student Vote, restructure, student consultation, student experience, University of SOuthampton, University of Southampton Students' Union, University restructure, vote, VP DCI