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Union Council

Union Council is the highest form of representation at the Students’ Union and is our senior representative body. The Council meets on a monthly basis during term time and was formed to represent the voice of the students. The Council is a platform that informs students about the changes to policies within the Union, and the opportunity to vote on University-wide issues and directs our lobbying approach.

The Council is led by a student Chair, elected by the members of Union Council on an annual basis and we will be looking to elect a new Chair at the beginning of the 18/19 academic year. However, all students are welcome to speak at the Council to raise any relevant issues.

Our three Sabbatical Officers also give a monthly update on what they've been doing and their plans for the upcoming month so students can scrutinise them and hold them to account. Additionally, our eight Executive Officers also provide reports on their work and raise any issues brought forward from the student groups they are responsible for.

Union Council is open to all of our members to attend and participate in the meeting but we particularly welcome Black and Minority Ethnic and Mature students as these groups are currently underrepresented at this forum.

Free refreshments are provided at every meeting including Domino's Pizza. So not only can you have a major input on the student experience Bucks but you can also grab yourself some FREE pizza in the process - what's not to love?!

For more information about Union Council and how you can get involved, please speak to any member of the sabbatical team or email surepresentation@bucks.ac.uk.
 

Union Council Meeting Minutes: Thursday 24th May 2018

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Upcoming Union Council meetings

High Wycombe

Thursday 4th October 2018, 5pm - 7pm: S3.04, High Wycombe Campus

Thursday 8th November 2018, 5pm - 7pm: S3.04, High Wycombe Campus

Thursday 6th December 2018, 5pm - 7pm: S3.04, High Wycombe Campus

Thursday 17th January 2019, 5pm - 7pm: S3.04, High Wycombe Campus

Thursday 14th February 2018, 5pm - 7pm: S3.04, High Wycombe Campus

Thursday 14th March, 5pm - 7pm: S3.04, High Wycombe Campus

Uxbridge

Tuesday 30th October, 12pm - 1pm: TBC, Uxbridge Campus

Tuesday 11th December, 12pm - 1pm: TBC, Uxbridge Campus

Tuesday 19th February, 12pm - 1pm: TBC, Uxbridge Campus

Tuesday 9th April, 12pm - 1pm: TBC, Uxbridge Campus