All entries for Monday 17 October 2005
October 17, 2005
Writing about web page http://www.sunion.warwick.ac.uk/portal/Default.asp?url=ARTICLE&article_id=456
The first Union General Meeting of the year will be held in R0.21 (Ramphal building) at at 7pm with Gemma Tumelty, General Secretary of NUS speaking at 6:30pm. All students should attend and have their say.
What is a General Meeting?
Well it is a town-hall style meeting, where any student can come and discuss their views on the different motions up for discussion, you also have an opportunity to ask Officers questions at the beginning of the meeting. Decisions made at a general meeting override those made by Union Council. So make sure you put it in your diary and come along and have your say about what the Union does.
What are going to talk about?
The full agenda is here. There are four important policies up for discussion, you can read their brief descriptions below.
What do I need?
Yourself and your uni card
General Meeting Motions
Military in the Union
Warwick in Asia
To discuss and decide the Union's position on Warwick in Asia. This motion will be withdrawn if Univeristy Council decide not to go. Full motion is here
To update the Union's Fees policy and agree to campaign to make sure the government keeps the cap. Full motion is here
To update the Union's Housing Policy and to campaign against agents that release their housing lists to early. Full motion is here