Resources

Democracy Resources

Memorandum and Articles of Association - This is the Union's Constitution

LSESU Byelaws - These set out in detail responsibilities of your officers as well as the rules we as LSESU have to follow.

Union General Meetings - Policies:

Any LSESU member can submit policy to a Union General Meeting (UGM.) These get discussed at a UGM and is put to an all-student vote. In order to be quorate, it must receive a total of 250 votes and if the majority of votes are in favour of the motion then it passes into policy.

Policy remains in place for three academic years after it has passed. Policy that's due to lapse after 3 years can be renewed at a Union General Meeting. Contact the Democracy Committee on su.democracy@lse.ac.uk if you want to renew policy passed in 2014 - 2015.

 

Passed 2016-17:

Passed policy: Should the LSESU implement mandatory consent workshops

Passed policy: EGM- Should the LSESU condemn the school and Noonan's decision to dismiss a member of cleaning staff and campaign for her re-instatement?

Passed policy: Should the LSESU Oppose the TEF?

Passed policy: Should LSESU lobby the School to bring back beanbags to the Library?

Passed Policy: EGM- Should LSESU condemn the travel ban imposed by President Donald Trump?

Passed Policy: Should the LSESU change its reimbursement system to recompense student expenses for extracurricular activities as quickly and transparently as possible?

Referendum: Should LSESU introduce a social mobility and class officer?

This referendum was held during Lent Term elections 2017, and passed.

This officer will be elected in Michaelmas Term Elections 2017.

 

Passed 2015–16:

Passed policy: Should LSESU support the November 4th student demonstration, free education and living grants for all?

Passed policy: Should LSESU lobby LSE to increase financial support for international students studying at the institution?

Passed policy: Should LSESU lobby for the earlier release of the main summer examinations timetable?

Passed policy: Should LSESU officially condemn the decision taken by the British Government to bomb Syria?

Passed policy: Should LSESU Officially Support the UK’s Continued Membership of the EU

Passed policy: EGM- Condemn LSE Registry, Condemn Paul Kelly, We Want Exam Timetable Earlier This Year

Passed policy: Should LSESU lobby LSE to commit to full divestment from all fossil fuel companies, including the oil and gas industry

 

Passed 2014 - 2015: (Please note, this policy will lapse in May 2018. Please get in touch with the Democracy Committee if you want to renew any of these policies.)

Passed policy: No to Blurred Lines

Passed policy: Should the LGBT Students' Officer be re-named to LGBT+ Students' Officer?

Passed policy: Should LSESU condemn Sri Lanka and support sanctions against the government for violations of human rights?

Passed policy: LSESU should condemn anti-Semitism

Passed policy: LSESU should support free education

Passed policy: LSESU should oppose the Counter Terrorism and Security Bill

Passed policy: LSESU should lobby the School to change the Ethics Code

Passed policy: LSESU should lobby the School to divest from fossil fuels

Passed policy: LSESU should adopt a Zero Tolerance To Sexual Harassment Policy

Passed policy: LSESU should lobby LSE departments to provide students with personal exam feedback and access to photocopies of their exam scripts.

Passed policy: LSESU should support Meat-Free Mondays

 

Referendum: Should LSESU disaffiliate from the NUS?

This referendum was held during Michaelmas Term elections 2014, but did not pass, so LSESU remains affiliated to the NUS.

Lapsed Policy

This is no longer active policy.

Passed 2013 - 2014:

Passed policy: Student Rights and Islamophobia Awareness Month

Passed policy: AU budget motion

Passed policy: Fund our societies motion

Passed policy: Motion to introduce community voting in LSESU Elections

Passed policy: BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) Students' Officer

Passed policy: Motion to support Ukraine

Annual General Meeting

 

AGM order paper (9/5/2017)

AGM powerpoint (9/5/2017)

AGM order paper (28/4/2016)

AGM powerpoint (28/4/2016)

AGM order paper (19/3/2015)

AGM powerpoint (19/3/2015)

AGM order paper (20/3/2014)

 

 

   

 

Elections

Thinking of Standing? Your guide to running in the LSESU Michaelmas Term elections

Thinking of Standing? Your guide to running in the LSESU Lent Term elections

Top election campaign tips

A guide to LSESU Elections: How you can help (LSE staff handbook)

 

 

Michaelmas Term Elections 2015

Postgraduate Students' Officer

Postgraduate Research Students' Officer

Mature and Part-time Students' Officer

NUS Delegate (Women's place)

NUS Delegate (Open place)

General Course President

Postgraduate student member of the Trustee Board

Member of the Trustee Board

Member of the Academic Board x2

Member of the Court of Governors x5

 

Lent Term Elections 2015

Sabbatical Officers

Lent Term Election Results 2015: General Secretary

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Activities & Development Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Community & Welfare Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Education Officer

 

Part-time Officers, AU Executive, Trustee Board and Democracy Committee

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Anti-Racism Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Athletics' Union President

Lent Term Election Results 2015: BME Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Disabled Students' Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Ethics & Environment Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2015: International Students' Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2015: LGBT+ Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2015: RAG President

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Womens' Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Athletics' Union Executive

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Athletics' Union Engagement Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Democracy Committee

Lent Term Election Results 2015: Trustee Board Member

 

Michaelmas Term Elections 2014

Michaelmas Term Elections 2014 Rules

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2014: Court of Governors

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2014: Academic Board

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2014: BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) Students' Officer

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2014: General Course President

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2014: Mature and Part-time Students' Officer

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2014: NUS Delegate (Open place)

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2014: NUS Delegate (Reserved place)

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2014: Postgraduate Student Trustee

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2014: Postgraduate Research Students' Officer

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2014: Postgraduate Students' Officer

 

Lent Term Elections 2014

Sabbatical Officers

Lent Term Election Results 2014: Activities and Development Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2014: Community and Welfare Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2014: Education Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2014: General Secretary

 

Part-time Officers, AU Executive, Trustee Board and Democracy Committee

Lent Term Election Results 2014: AU Executive

Lent Term Election Results 2014: AU President

Lent Term Election Results 2014: Democracy Committee

Lent Term Election Results 2014: Disabled Students' Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2014: Environment and Ethics Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2014: International Students' Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2014: LGBT Students' Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2014: RAG President

Lent Term Election Results 2014: Trustee Board

Lent Term Election Results 2014: Women's Officer

Lent Term Election Results 2014: Anti-racism Officer

 

Michaelmas Term Elections 2013

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2013: Postgraduate Students' Officer

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2013: Postgraduate Research Students' Officer

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2013: Academic Board

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2013: Court of Governors

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2013: NUS Delegate

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2013: Mature and Part-time Students' Officer

Michaelmas Term Election Results 2013: General Course President

Information packs

Students with Children Booklet

 

Trustee Board

Trustee Board meeting minutes (22/10/14)

Trustee Board meeting minutes (3/12/14)

Trustee Board meeting minutes (25/2/15)

Trustee Board meeting minutes (15/4/15)

Trustee Board meeting minutes (13/5/15)

Trustee Board meeting minutes (29/6/15)

Trustee Board meeting minutes (21/10/15)