A referenda is defined as "...a ballot in which all Student Members of the Union are entitled to cast a vote..." - for more information on students' union governance please see these pages for our Governing Documents.
It is a 'Yes' or 'No' vote.
What can be decided by referenda?
- The Removal of any elected officers
- Policy (within the students' union and a wider stance)
- Supporting or Condeming strike action
How can a referenda be triggered?
- a resolution of the trustees
- a simple majority vote of Student Senate
- a secure petition signed by at least 500 student members
To start a peition or submit policy to student senate just contact firstname.lastname@example.org who can support you.
How can a referenda be passed?
At least 1,500 student members must vote by the close of poll. A referenda will be deemed to pass if there is a majority of votes in favour of the motion.
For more information please get in touch with us at email@example.com where a live petition can be set up for you.
There are no referenda running at the present time.