Renew Our UMSU

UMSU was founded over a decade ago with a brand new Constitution. Since then, times have changed and UMSU has become a much larger and different beast. This means that our Constitution now needs updating and renewing.

Renew Our UMSU is a project to make UMSU the best it can be. We’ve been working hard to update the rules to the latest standards to help us manage risk and enable us to continue championing the needs and rights of students.

Hundreds of hours of consultation – through interviews, an all day forum and an online forum – were undertaken to ensure that UMSU’s governance reflected the needs of our diverse student constituency.

Throughout 2019 UMSU Students’ Council has been considering the outcomes of this process and working with our lawyers to draft a new Constitution for UMSU.  Approval of this Constitution is critical to strengthening UMSU’s student representative functions as well ensuring we comply with best practice standards of governance, and our legal obligations.

We call on students to attend Tuesday’s SGM to support the changes to UMSU’s Constitution.

The story so far…

  • Click here to see a PPT presentation from Randall Pearce (THINK: Insight & Advice) detailing the consultation process, reference group members and a project timeline.