Event Description

Guild Council

Guild Council

Thu 11 November 2021 18:00-20:00
Baring Court 07, St Luke's Campus / Teams

Guild Council is the Guild's representative body - it's members are the Full-Time Officers and College Officers. All students are welcome to attend.

To find out more about Guild Council, and to submit an agenda item, please go to the website. The agenda is set one week in advance, so submit you agenda item more than one week before (otherwise it will be considered for the next meeting). 

This meeting will be held in-person on St Luke's. There is the option of attending this meeting via Microsoft Teams (details will be added when the agenda is published). Please contact the Voice Team (voice@exeterguild.com) if you have any questions about joining the meeting. 

Microsft Teams link: Click here to join the meeting (you will need to log in via your University account). 


Agenda Item & Context Lead

1. Welcome. 

NB: The meeting will be recorded and published online. Notice.

2. Attendance and Apologies. Chair

3. FOR APPROVAL: The Minutes from the last meeting.

Guild Council must agree the notes accurately reflect the last meeting. 

Paper: GUILD COUNCIL – 2021.10.06 – NOTES – draft

4. FOR INFORMATION: Update on actions. Chair
5. FOR INFORMATION: Notifications of any other business.  Chair

6. FOR DISCUSSION: Potential UCU Industrial Action.

To provide an opportunity for students to raise their thoughts, questions and concerns regarding the potential of UCU industrial action this academic year, and enable students to contribute to shaping the Guild's stance on any potential strike action.

More information: www.exeterguild.org/industrialaction 

VP Education

7. FOR DISCUSSION: Welfare Training (student groups)

Student Submission: Provide more welfare training for committee members, so they are better equipped to deal with situations arising with members, and so members feel comfortable disclosing information to them, and they know where to signpost them to.
Students are invited to bring suggestions of the kind of training they think committees need. 

For information: Existing training resources

Student submission / VP Opportunities 

8. FOR INFORMATION: College Officer Updates.

Now that we are beyond the mid-term one point, the Guild’s part-time College Officers will each share updates on what they’ve done so far and their ongoing priorities. There will also be an opportunity for questions. 

College Officers

9. FOR INFORMATION & DISCUSSION: Guild President update from COP26.

Lily, the Guild President, spent the week (1-5 Nov) in Glasgow at the UN Climate Change Conference. She will be sharing about her experience, what she learned, and how this can relate to students at Exeter.  

Guild President
10. Any other business.  Chair


Notice of meeting (on Guild website) 1 September 2021
Notice updated: date of meeting changed to 10 November 2021 2 September 2021
Notice updated: date and time of meeting changed to 11 November, 18:00-20:00 23 September 2021
Room changed from G48 to Baring Court 07 to better enable hybrid meeting 27 October 2021
Agenda published 04 November 2021

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