VP Winchester and Sites (1112P2)

Status: Lapsed | Zone: Student Communities

Passed: 24/10/2011 | Lapsed: 04/02/2014

This policy was discussed at the following meetings:

  • The resignation  of Simon Protheroe as Vice President Winchester & Sites 2011-12 as of Tuesday 4 October 2011.
  • The mandate in the policy “Review of Sabbatical Team Structure” for this Vice President to bring a proposal to the final council of the year for the future of  support for satellite and placement students.
  • The Union should seek to fill this vacancy this year.
  • That finding a student who is prepared to give up their course and take a sabbatical at this stage in the academic year is unlikely.
  • This role could be split in two and offered as two part-time paid Sabbatical Officers.
  • If a candidate were to come forward who could complete the whole role, they could stand in both elections.
  • To hold elections for Vice President Winchester and Vice President Sites and to split the job role as follows:
    Vice President Winchester

     Work with Winchester campus to determine the needs of those students:
    Working closely with the Sabbatical team to deliver SUSU to Winchester
     Developing provision at Winchester; giving all students the specificsupport they need
    Develop teams of Student Leaders and Voluntary Officers at Winchester and train and support them

    Vice President Sites

    Work with all (other) satellite campuses and students on placements to determine the needs of those students.
    Develop strategies to create and implement a plan for the delivery of Union services to all sites
     Ensure the Union is sustainable in its outreach activities
     Working closely with the Sabbatical team to deliver SUSU to all satellite sites (excluding Winchester)
  • That these two Vice Presidents will not be trustees, but will be elected by a cross campus ballot of all full members.
  • That they will be expected to work 20 hours a week for half the normal Sabbatical pay.
  • Elections Committee to set up these elections such that the officers are in post by Christmas
  • The new Vice president Sites to fulfil the mandate detailed in Notes 2.