The purpose of Communities Board is to discuss issues relating to liberation, international students and postgraduates and, where appropriate, propose motions and policy changes to Student Council. Communities Board will also play a role in supporting and having oversight over current and future liberation campaigns.
The Communities Board can discuss issues, lobby the university and pass policies.
The Board usually meets 4 times per year, and the next meeting is on TBC. The meeting will take place online. If you would like to attend a meeting of the Communities Board, you can contact the Chair.
Raise an issue
If you’re a student in S&E and you have an issue you would like the Board to consider, you can submit a motion to the Board. Please use this form to submit your motion. The Students’ Union Representation and Democracy Team can provide guidance if you are unsure how to write your motion. Please contact the team on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a question or need guidance.
The Communities Board is chaired by the Vice President Communities.
The members are:
- Vice President Communities – Chair
- Trans Rep
- LGBT+ Rep (Mile End)
- LGBT+ Rep (BL)
- Women’s Rep (Mile End)
- Women’s Rep (BL)
- BAME Rep (Mile End)
- BAME Rep (BL)
- Disability and SLD Rep (Mile End)
- Disability and SLD Rep (BL)
- Postgraduate Research Representative (BL)
- Postgraduate Research Representative (HSS)
- Postgraduate Research Representative (S&E)
- Postgraduate Taught Representative (BL)
- Postgraduate Taught Representative (HSS)
- Postgraduate Taught Representative (S&E)
- International Rep (BL)
- International Rep (HSS)
- International Rep (S&E)
All of the members of the Communities Board are current students that have been elected to represent students.
The Communities Board is also attended by the Board’s Secretary, who minutes the meeting and helps with the operation of the meeting.
If you would like to attend a meeting of the Communities Board, you can contact the Chair. Please note that only members of the Board are allowed to vote in the meetings.
The Board meetings are formal meetings that follow an agenda, and the Secretary takes minutes of the meetings. The agendas will be published five working days before the meeting, and minutes will be published after they have been ratified.