governance, policy & planning
The University of Stirling Students’ Union is constituted by the University of Stirling’s Royal Charter (14th December 1967) and is a registered charity in accordance with the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005. As such the organisation is governed by a number of key documents in order to ensure effective delivery of its core purpose, which are provided below.
Schedule 1- Committees
Schedule 2- Elections and Referendum
Schedule 3- Officer Profiles
Schedule 4- Trustee Schedule
Schedule 5- Standing Orders
Schedule 6- Discipline
Schedule 7- Sports Schedule
Schedule 8- Clubs & Societies Schedule
core union policy
Safety Policy Statement
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy
No Platforms Policy
Zero Tolerance Policy
'Lapsed Policy' Policy
Safe Space Policy
In the below Union Policy Database, you can find all active Union Policy which the Union must adhere to where possible. Given the historical nature of this database, older policy documents may not be fully accessible. Accessible versions can be obtained by emailing the Union at firstname.lastname@example.org.
democratic processes and publications at Stirling Students' Union
In the Union Democratic Policy Explainer document you can find infromation about the democratic processes at Stirling Students' Union, from how what the different Zones are, what they do, what some of our key policies are, to how to influence and imput policy yourself about issues which matter to you!
Process for Submitting a Motion:
All students can submit a motion to a Union General Meeting. If the meeting is quorate, and if the motion passes, the motion becomes Union Policy. If you wish to submit a motion, please ensure you use this template - Motion Template. Motions must be submitted to Natalie, Democracy and Representation Coordinator by 5pm five working days prior to the meeting. Amendments to motions must be submitted by 5pm three working days prior to the meeting. If you have any questions or need help putting the motion together, please email the Union at email@example.com.
planning & impact publications and policy
2018 - 2021
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Strategy
Impact Report 2016-17
Impact Report 2017-18
Impact Report 2018-19
Impact Report 2019-20 (text only Impact Report 2019-20)
Impact Report 2020-21 (text only Impact Report 2020-21)
Annual Accounts 2017
Annual Accounts 2018
Annual Accounts 2019
Annual Accounts 2020
Annual Accounts 2021 (text only Annual Accounts 2021)
Guide to Your Union
Your Student Union Guide 2022-23
Text Only Your Student Union Guide 2022-23
If you have any questions regarding our governing documents or our policies or require an accessible format of historical reports, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Academic and Appeals Policy
Equality & Diversity Policy
Student Participation and Feedback Policy
making a complaint
We hope that you'll never have need to make a complaint regarding the Union but should you wish to, please read the information in our Complaints Procedure document. Should you wish to proceed with a complaint, please complete our Pro-Forma document and send to email@example.com.