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SUSU: The Rebrand

» 04 April 2011 » 9 Comments

Those of you who made it to the end of the last Union Council will remember me talking about a rebrand of SUSU. The thought behind this was simple: does the current SUSU brand speak to students about what SUSU actually is? Does it shout that SUSU is more than a building, that we provide for […]

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Exec Review: Final Proposal to come to Monday’s Council

» 09 March 2011 » 2 Comments

This Saturday, the Exec team sat down post Elections to discuss the motion to take to council regarding Student Leaders. We took comments from the box placed on the concourse, from the open forum, from the last Union Council, and from discussions at each standing committee. Armed with this information, there was a clear trend […]

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Composition of the Student Body

» 17 February 2011 » 1 Comment

These figures show the propotion of the student body in different categories.  The review panel has considered these figures in each stage of the review, to ensure the structure is representative of our entire membership. University of Southampton Total Number 22,751 Makeup of Student Body at 1 December 2009 Post Graduate 5,766 25.3% Undergraduate 16,985 […]

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Executive Role Review – Policy passed at Union Council

» 17 February 2011 » No Comments

The following is the final policy passed at Union Council on 31 January 2011. Executive Role Review This Union Notes 1.            Union Council’s decision on 13 December 2010 to amend the Sabbatical Officer roles (Motion 3) 2.            Union Council’s resultant mandate to the Executive Committee to propose the changes necessary to the Executive Officer roles […]

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Executive Review – What next?

» 14 February 2011 » 1 Comment

After the last Union Council, the decision was made to delay the process of replacing the current Executive team with the make-up of student leaders to ensure full consultation and student involvement took place, and that every issue was fully debated and discussed before Council gave its approval. Since then we have gone away to […]

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Union Council Review: What’s it all about?

» 14 February 2011 » 1 Comment

Having reviewed the Sabbatical and Executive job roles, Union Council has requested a review of itself. It is an unusual institution that requires 50 or so students to sit in a darkened room for two hours 9 times a year and “run” the Union.  Quorum is not always achieved, certain posts often fail to attend […]

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Executive Role Review: How can we elect any of our Officers?

» 14 February 2011 » 1 Comment

So…How can we elect any of our officers at the Students’ Union?  The Review team has had a look at the different methods of elections currently used in the Union and those available to us moving forward. These could be possible ways we could elect the Student leaders, please add your comments and thoughts as to […]

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Executive Role Review: Which Student Leaders have been created?

» 14 February 2011 » No Comments

Okay…So which Student Leaders have been created? So Union Council approved a list of 20 positions, representing 27 posts.  Each of these was deemed by the review team to have met the criteria of a Student Leader.  Some were previously Exec Officers, some Admin, some are brand new.   All are at an equal level within […]

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Executive Role Review: Which Student Leaders work with which Sabbs?

» 14 February 2011 » No Comments

  In developing the Student Leader Roles, the review team looked at who each Sabbatical Officer would be working with to achieve their remit.  That approach was a key driver in arriving at the Student Leaders.  The list below shows the teams. One expectation is that these 6 teams would replace the single Executive Committee and […]

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Executive Role Review: What makes a Student Leader?

» 14 February 2011 » No Comments

In creating the new Officer Student Leader, the review team considered that there were a lot of different types of activity within the Union which required different types of leadership.  Mostly these roles were being carried out by Executive Officers and Admin Officers.  Occasionally Sabbaticals fulfil that role and sometimes no-one. Having removed the trustee […]

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