The core function of Welfare and Communities Board is to make decisions on welfare-related issues and issues relating to student communities, defined similarly to the Vice President Welfare’s remit and the Vice President Communities' remit, which includes but is not limited to housing, finance, mental, physical and sexual health, liberation groups, international students and student safety.
The Welfare & Communities Board can discuss issues, lobby the university and pass policies.
The Board usually meets 4 times per year, you can see the times and dates below. The meeting will take place online. If you would like to attend a meeting of the Welfare & Communities Board, you can contact the Chair.
Raise an issue
If you’re a student 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 members are:
All of the members of the Welfare & Communities Board are current students that have been elected to represent students.
The Welfare & 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 Welfare & 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.