AGM 2021: Motion Summary

Motion results summary from RGU:Union's Annual General Meeting for the academic year 2020-2021.

The Union's first ever virtual Annual General Meeting was took place on Thursday 18th February. Many thanks to all 200 students who logged in to take part in the debate and voting around a number of motions, covering topics such as climate change, trans rights, and student financial hardship.

A summary of the motion discussion and voting results can be found below, with our AGM Motion Tracker updated over the coming days. The Union team will now put plans in place to deliver on these motions, with regular updates to be provided through thiswebsite and our social media channels.

Student IT Feedback Framework
Result: Motion passed

European Student Group
Result: Motion passed

Online study group sessions – Let’s study together!
Result: Motion passed

Climate Literacy
Amendment: Climate Literacy via webinar (failed)
Amendment: Climate Literacy sessions delivered by Go Green (not presented for vote – changed the core aim of the motion)
Result: Motion passed with no amendments

Equal Resources and Additional Support for Students
Result: Motion passed

International Students Hardship Support
Result: Motion passed

Student Climate Assembly
Result: Motion passed

Classes on a Wednesday Afternoon
Result: Motion passed

Climate Emergency
Result: Motion passed

Tuition Fees Discount for International Students
Amendment: Tuition Fees Discount/Rebates for International Students (passed)
Amendment: Tuition Fees Discount/Rebates for all fee-paying Students (passed)
Result: Motion passed with two amendments

Transgender and Non-Binary Rights
Result: Motion passed


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