Your Voice

Run by students, for students – what difference will you make?

What is Student Council?

Student Council meet a minimum of four times a year and is the Students' Union's highest student representative body. It provides the student voice within our governance stuctures, ensuring that students have a say on what your Students’ Union should be focusing on and how it’s run. Councillors are involved in deciding the work the SU does, such as major issues we raise to the University, the campaigns we run or the events we support!

Key roles of Student Council include:

  • represent the voice of students 
  • setting the policy of the Union and approving ideas that are not agreed by the Full Time Officers
  • Holding the Full Time Officers to accounnt

It can also call ask what all students think about a particular issue by calling a referendum.

Members of Student Council

Student Council is made up of 26 members who are drawn from other elected or engaged students within the Union's structures and include:

A full list of Student Council members can be found here.

The Vice President Education is the Chair of Student Council. You can contact the Chair at h.south@worc.ac.uk

Only members of Student Council can vote at its meetings but any student can attend and any student can influence the SU through the Ideas Forum

Student Council meetings 2020-21

Any student is welcome to attend Student Council. If you would like to attend as a guest please email our the Chair of Student Council at h.south@worc.ac.uk.

The first Student Council will be held on Thursday 15th October 2020 at 17:15. Upcoming meetings will be held:

  • Monday 30th November 2020 at 17:15
  • w/c 8th February 2021
  • w/c 26th April 2021

You can find the documents for the next meeting here.

You can find minutes for previous meetings here.

Sub-Committees 

Student Council has three sub-committees that focus on different areas of the Student Experience:

Education Council

Education Council is chaired by the Vice President Education and consists of all 24 School Reps. Academic Society Chairs are also able to attend. It focuses on students' academic experience.

Team Worc Committee

Team Worc Committee is chaired by the Vice President Student Activities and is made up or all Society and Sports Club committees and the RAG committee. It focuses on students social and recreational experience and the fun side of student life.

Welfare and Inclusion Council

Welfare and Inclusion Council is chaired by the SU President and consists of all Network committees. Faith and Cultural Society Chairs are also able to attend. It focuses on ensuring student support, diversity, equity and inclusion as well as building the student community.