In students’ unions, General Meetings and Union Councils have been the staple of policy making for decades; and before mass electronic communication became common place, these meetings were the easiest way of gathering opinion, debating topics, and voting on policies. In this piece a former MMU sabb argues that Q26 and technology may mean that […]
After all, as we all know locally- it’s not an either/or, and when satisfaction metrics and elected reps combine we know that magic happens and the student experience gets better.
I can promise that getting ourselves out of the lazy idea that researchers or elected officers are the ones that should be talking to students and gathering data can improve culture and tool our officers up with rapid insights that can set the agenda on the student experience.
Too much enforcement in colleges will not teach, but police students—destroying the educational mission we are trying to protect
The process of incorporation can take some months and will take up valuable staff time, particularly the due diligence process. However the benefits, particularly the protection from liability for trustees, usually makes it worthwhile in the long run.