Sabbatical Officers

Becky Gittins

Becky is the Democracy and Development Officer

2 posts
Last post 26 Jan 2017
Chloe Wynne

Chloe is the Welfare & Campaigns Officer.

3 posts
Last post 03 Nov 2016
Hope Worsdale

Hope is the Education Officer.

4 posts
Last post 15 Feb 2017
Luke Pilot

Luke is the President of Warwick SU.

14 posts
Last post 18 Jan 2017
Last comment 14 Sep 2015
Marissa Beatty

Marissa is the Societies Officer.

4 posts
Last post 27 Jan 2017
Nat Panda

Nat is the Postgraduate Officer.

9 posts
Last post 09 Nov 2016
Ted Crowson

Ted is the Sports Officer.

2 posts
Last post 20 Jan 2017

Chris Luck

Chris Luck is the SU's Democracy Officer.

Union Council, what happened?

Last Union Council meeting of the year and after 3 hours, numerous votes, an incredibly close election and much discussion, we’re done! – a very sleepy Democracy Officer gives you a round-up of events:

Election of Chair & Deputy Chair of Council

One of the closest elections I have seen in 4 years!  With two exceptionally strong candidates I know I’m not alone in saying I struggled to cast my vote but I’m sure the eventual winner, Erin Davies, will be brilliant as our first female Chair of Council.  She will be brilliantly supported by Deputy Chair Oliver Rice.

Democracy Review Phase 2

It’s not the full changes proposed here but it’s all steps in the right direction…

This means:

Union Council will now be called Student Council

There will be dedicated seats for sports, societies, campaigns and PGs

We won’t just be passing Policy after Policy now, if it’s something that affects the Union then a simple statement will do…


Democracy Review Phase 3

This one was all about common sense.  We looked at every single Union Policy and examined them all – where possible putting content in the Bye Laws or Job Descriptions, putting some on the ‘Boycott List’, merging some, transferring some from Policy to ‘Union Regulations & Principles’ and lapsing others.  I’ll be working on this today so details will be out shortly…

In other news…

The proposed Student Trustees were ratified.

Contract Workers’ Rights was amended and passed.

NUS National Demonstration passed.

The Future of Bath Place passed.

Opposition to Sexual Entertainment Venues passed.


More details on Democracy Review to follow and usual get in touch with any and all questions!


Nathaniel Shiers
12:03pm on 15 May 12 classic council session
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