Tag : exec

Ex-Exec Embroiled in Transgender Rights Row

9 months ago / 0 comments

Online forum Mumsnet has reported itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK data regulator, following an intern publishing the IP addresses of website users in a dispute over transgender rights. The intern in question, Emma Healey, served as LUU Equality and Diversity Officer and a trustee of the … Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Union’s Inept Approach to Costing Mars Election Results

10 months ago / 0 comments

Through joint research by The Gryphon and LSR, it has become clear that the union has failed to uphold their own rules in the recent Exec elections. In our role in holding the union to account, we have come across clear failings in the rules that dictate candidate spending. Firstly, … Read More

Union Leadership Race 2018

11 months ago / 0 comments

So, here we are again. Take a trip to uni and you will have seen the banners hung as far as the eye can see. Even living all the way in Spain, I can’t scroll your timeline without seeing a million and one new campaign videos. It can only mean … Read More

Exec-tly What We Need

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Student Exec are elected every year to represent your views and improve your student experience Jack Palmer – Union Affairs What is your role? My role is to chair our Board of Trustees and ensure that our money is being well spent in our building and services. I also work … Read More

Meet your Student Exec-Elect

2 years ago / 0 comments

The votes are in and the results have been counted… Here are your new student exec for 2017/18.   George Bissett Community Officer The biggest thing I want to change is the culture surrounding house hunting. I want to discourage students from signing too early (despite letting agents’ deceptive attempts … Read More

Question Time tests Exec candidates

2 years ago / 0 comments

Leadership race begins in earnest with mammoth six hour live Question Time. The LUU leadership race is well under way and, on Wednesday, the candidates running for Student Exec positions got a chance to outline their manifestos and ideas in a debate in the Union’s Riley Smith Hall. The debate … Read More

Meet your new student exec

2 years ago / 0 comments

Jack Palmer Union Affairs Which of your initiatives are you most excited about? Student engagement – that’s what I ran on and it’s still what I’m most excited about. I think when I ran, only 46% of students knew what the forums were and that’s not good enough. I want … Read More

Over 7000 vote in Exec & Gryphon elections

3 years ago / 0 comments

A total of 7744 students cast their vote in this year’s leadership race, a slight decrease from the 8,488 students that voted last year, despite the voting period being extended by three days. More first years voted that any other year of study, with 41% of freshers taking part, compared … Read More

News | Torn down campaign posters spark outrage

5 years ago / 0 comments

Candidates in the Leadership Race have expressed their outrage after two unknown culprits ripped down posters in the Union to make bunting. Two people carrying black bags made their way around the Union taking down posters at approximately 10:20pm on Monday evening. They were stopped by security and asked to … Read More

Features | LUU Elections – The Highs and Lows

5 years ago / 0 comments

It’s that time of year again when campus is plastered with posters telling us to ‘Vote for X’ or ‘Get down with Y’ and our Twitter feeds are taken over by the union trying desperately to break last year’s participation record. While it may seem like this year’s election has … Read More