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  1. I'm a research student, what are the impacts of the strike?

    Everything you need to know about the UCU strikes if you're a research student.
  2. Can I apply for mitigating circumstances because my teaching was affected by the strikes?

    Information about whether you can apply for mitigating circumstances due to the strike action
  3. I’m a Research Postgrad and I’m unhappy with my supervision, what can I do?

    Advice on what to do if you are not happy with your Research Postgrad supervisor.
  4. How does the AGM/EGM work?

    President (ie. club captain/station manager etc.) usually chairs the meeting, conducting, guiding the direction of the meeting. In charge of informing members of any rules, setting an agenda and guiding the direction of the meeting.  Secretar...
  5. What happens after an AGM/EGM?

    Send meeting minutes to the Activities Team ( activities@leeds.ac.uk ). Meeting minutes must be available to other members to see. Ask new committee members to fill in the committee contacts form - it is important that Activities can contact ...
  6. How do I take minutes at an AGM/EGM?

    Include the date, timings of events, main points discussed, attendance and who voted (how many votes for each candidate), and any other business discussed. Sample order of events: Date/Times & Location (optional), List of attendees, President&...
  7. I want to make a change to the Constitution, how do I do this?

    Any changes or additions that you would like to be made to your society’s constitution can be done at the AGM/EGM. The committee can process these like a general vote with society members (kind of like a committee election, release the idea ...
  8. How do I set up an online election?

    You can set up your own online election using your individual log in https://voting.luu.org.uk/login/?redirect=/admin/elections/    Alternatively you can email activities@leeds.ac.uk to set up an online election. Please include t...
  9. How does voting work?

    Types of vote: Ballot papers, online. In order to be eligible, voters must be current members of the society and be current students of the University of Leeds. R.O.N (Re-open nominations) must always be given as a voting option - i.e. if the vot...
  10. I want to run for a position, what do I have to do?

    You must provide a manifesto (why would you be good for the role, experience, what can you bring to it, any ideas for progression etc.) - this can be distributed before or just presented at the AGM. For the “exec” committee positions (...