Student Council Networks

What is a Network?

A Network is a smaller collective of Students’ Union Reps that represent a particular group of students, liberation group or interests. Networks meet separately to Student Council to discuss Student Ideas and policies relevant to their area, and work together to create change within the Union, local and wider communities by running campaigns. Networks also meet monthly during term time.

To be part of a Network that represents a specific group of students, (such as a Liberation Group, student type or belief), you need to identify as part of that group to run for a position. For other networks that represent a particular interest, all you need is a passion for that area.

There are 15 Networks that make up Student Council, with the elections for them taking place in the first three weeks of the academic year. Once the elections are complete then the details of your Students' Union Representatives will appear below:

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Network*

Chair:- Janine Sequeira (BAME Officer) - other Members of the network will be elected in October

LGBT+ Network*

Members of the network will be elected in October

Accessibility Network*

Chair of Network: - Niamh Barnes (Acessibibility Officer)

Members of the network will be elected in October

Womens Network*

Members of the network will be elected in October

Trans and Non-Binary Network*

Members of the network will be elected in October

Mature Student Network

Members of the network will be elected in October

Commuter Student Network

Members of the network will be elected in October

Students with Caring Responsibilities Network

Members of the network will be elected in October

International Student Network

Members of the network will be elected in October

Interfaith Network

Members of the network will be elected in October

RAG, Sustainability and Volunteering Network

Members of the network will be elected in October

Creative Student Network

Members of the network will be elected in October

Education Network (including reserved spaces for Postgraduate students)

Members of the network will be elected in October

Wellbeing and Community Network

Members of the network will be elected in October

Union Development

Members of the network will be elected in October

*liberation networks

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