.Representation

Part-Time Students (0910P30)

Status: Lapsed | Zone: Student Life

Passed: 14/06/2010 | Lapsed: 04/02/2014

This policy was discussed at the following meetings:

  • There are currently 3,400 part time students
  • Some part time students will work around their studies
  • Some part time students will be distance learning students
  • The part-time students officer currently only sits on Education Committee
  • There are currently no specific events for part time students
  • There is no induction to SUSU in Freshers’ week
  • There is an induction/welcome to SUSU in Freshers’ week for Mature students and Postgraduate students
  • The part time officer currently has no budget
  • That part time students face issues that are not just concerned with their education
  • That the part time students’ officer should represent part time students on more issues than just educational ones
  • That if the student works, or is a distance learner, they may not be able to come to committees and attend meetings as easily
  • That regardless of attendance at meetings part time students should be represented
  • That due to inability to attend all meetings, part time students may have been overlooked in the Students’ Union
  • That as a Students’ Union we should be accessible and inclusive and make sure that students are able to participate in meetings, even if they are unable to attend
  • That we currently have little contact or interaction with part time students
  • That an event in Freshers’ week would help introduce students to SUSU and bring them together
  • That having a budget would allow the part time students officer to interact more with part time students
  • For the part-time students officer to be invited to sit on welfare committee
  • To mandate the President, part-time students officer and appropriate staff to run an event in Fresher’s week for part time students and run further events throughout the year
  • To mandate Vice President Media and Communications to look into video conferencing and other facilities to allow students unable to attend meetings to still participate
  • To give the part time students officer a budget
    Sorry, there are no Mandates for this policy