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CONSTITUTION

The Student Union Constitution documents the operational framework of the Student Union.  The Student Union abides by these regulations  in order to operate in a democratic manner. 

The Constitution covers all aspects of

the Student Union's operations.

 

There shall be a student union, the name of which shall be the Regent’s University London Student Union (herein after referred to as the Student Union).

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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

(a) To be the official representative body for students attending Regent’s University London 
 
(b) To operate in a fair and democratic manner, remaining apolitical at all times 
 
(c) To promote the general welfare of its members 
 
(d) To advance the education and training of its members 
 
(e) To encourage and support student societies, sports and social activities (financially or otherwise) 
 
(f) To act as a channel of communication between its members and the University or other bodies; in particular to organise and provide student representation for relevant University committees and meetings 
 
(g) To pursue any matter of relevance to its members as students of the University 
 
(h) To conduct all of the above in a strictly not-for-profit manner 

MEMBERSHIP

All enrolled students of the University, undertaking a programme of study, shall be assumed to be full members of the Student Union. Students who signify they do not wish to be members or to be represented by the Student Union will not be disadvantaged in any way. 

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE STUDENT UNION

The Student Union Executive Committee shall consist of the University wide elected President of the Student Union, the Presidents of each one of the Schools’ Student Councils according to the University programme structure which will be elected by the membership of each School, the Vice-President of Councils and Representation, the Vice- President of Community Development, the Vice-President of Communications, the Vice- President of Wellbeing and EDI .

The 10 Officer roles will (Social Events, Academic Events, Societies, Sustainability, Inclusivity, Marketing, Social Media, Campaigns and Promotion, Intrapreneur/Activator and SU’s External Relations) also form part of the Executive Committee.

Read about the executive committee in the 'Executive Team' page, or find more information in the full constitution.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE STUDENT UNION

The term of office shall be one year, with a maximum of 2 years, determined by re-election.

Applicants for the post will be required to satisfy the executive committee of their experience, suitability and commitment to the role. The Executive Committee may oppose a candidate, justified by a majority vote.

The post is open to all members of the Student Union who meet the criteria, with both attendance levels (more than 75%) and academic standing and demonstrate prior involvement in extra-curricular activities in the Student Union.

Find more information about the President of the Student Union in the full constitution.

Adult Students

THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Annual General meeting of the Student Union shall be the supreme Governing Body of the Student Union. If the need arises, an extra-ordinary general meeting can be called. 

In the Annual General Meeting the Student Union President should present to the students the final results of the year.

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OUR CONSTITUTIONS ALSO DEFINES THE FOLLOWING: ​

  • Elections of the Executive Committee

  • Amendments of the Constitution

  • Indemnity

  • Finance of the Corporation

  • Dissolution of the Student Union

  • Interpretation

  • Monitering and Review

  • Allocations of Resources

  • Process for Removal from Office

  • Complaints and Procedure

  • Code of Practice

  • Student Union Support Roles

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