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NAME

1.1 The name of the body will be “Writtle College Student Union” hereinafter referred to as “The Student Union”. 2.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

2.1 To promote, foster and encourage the corporate life of every student through academic, recreational and social support. 2.2 To act as the primary channel of communication between its members, College management, staff, and other bodies allied to the College. 2.3 To conduct the affairs of the Union freely and openly and without affiliation to or bias toward any political party, religious organisation or commercial enterprise. 2.4 To pursue all aims and objectives within the framework and spirit of the College’s own declared “Single Equality and Diversity Policy”. 3. UNION MEMBERSHIP 3.1 Every person registered as a student and enrolled to and actively pursuing a course or courses of study at the College will be a member of the Union, with all the attendant rights and privileges, unless they specifically choose to opt out (see 3.5 below). 3.2 The President and other Union Council Officers must be members of the Union. 3.3 Honorary membership: The Union Council shall have the power to grant Honorary Membership to individuals who have significantly aided the Union or the students of Writtle College during their time at the College and whose dedication deserves special reward and recognition. The Union Council shall decide this membership by a simple majority of those present and voting at a quorate meeting of Union Council. Honorary Members may not enjoy the rights and privileges of the Union Membership part 3.5. 3.4 All members of the Student’s Union, together with all members of the staff of the College and members of the College’s Alumni Association, will be entitled to use the amenities provided by the Union. 3.5 Only members of the Union will be entitled to attend, vote and speak at Union meetings, vote in Union elections or hold office in the Union. 3.6 All students of the College will have the right to opt out of membership of the Union in accordance with Appendix 7 to this Constitution. 4. STUDENT UNION COUNCIL (hereinafter referred to as “the Union Council”) 4.1 The Union Council will be the governing body of the Students’ Union. 4.2 Membership of the Union Council will comprise the following: 4.2.1 The Executive Officers and the support officers. 4.3 The terms of reference of the Union Council are:

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Writtle College Constitution 2011  

The Writtle College Constitution 2011 lays the foundation for the work carried out by the Student Union.

Writtle College Constitution 2011  

The Writtle College Constitution 2011 lays the foundation for the work carried out by the Student Union.

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