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AGM 2020

 

As a democratic organisation the Students Union is guided by the votes of its members (you!) Therefore every year we ask all students to approve our reports, accounts and affiliations.

This is usually done at an open meeting. However due to the Covid 19 lockdown that is not possible this year. Therefore we have decided to give you the same opportunity on line via a Zoom meeting . We are asking you to approve various documents which you can read in the links below.

Agenda 

  1. Chair’s announcements
  2. Minutes from the last meeting click here 
  3. Matters Arising
  4. The Trustees’ Annual Report and Accounts for the previous academic year click here
  5. Report from and questions to Sabbatical Officers President Report July 2019 - June 2020 President's Report July - October 2020
  6. Report from and questions to the Executive Committee  (to follow)
  7. Affiliations click here
  8. Motion on Charity Incorporation 
  9. Any other business

To submit a formal motion to the AGM please email union@hope.ac.uk by 19th October.

 

***UPDATED 10th September 2020***

Liverpool Hope Students' Union wishes all its members well in these difficult times. The SU team are working hard behind the scenes to support you, to ensure a smooth enrolement and welcome week, and are responding to any queries you may have. On this page you will find answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions.

Does the SU offer an advice service?

Yes. Please e-mail our confidential advice at suadvice@hope.ac.uk 

Are the SU promoting any Freshers events this year due to COVID-19?

The only events the SU is promoting this year are the internally organised events. We are not promoting or recommending students purchase any tickets for external events. Check out Hope SU’s social media for our full range of socially distanced and virtual events! 

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/liverpoolhopesu/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/LiverpoolHopeSU

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LiverpoolHopeSU/

What do I do if I have a problem with my private landlord ?

Liverpool Student Homes are running a remote service please e mail   lsh@liverpool.ac.uk or call 07970 247 209  and somebody will get back to you

Returning Back to University:

I am in the vulnerable category or am anxious about returning back to University. What support is there for me?

If you are in a vulnerable category or you are particularly anxious about attending University at the start of the new term, you should complete the task that has been sent to your SRM. A member of the Student Development and Wellbeing team will then contact you to discuss your individual circumstances.

Will I be able to move about the campus safely?

All corridors and spaces have been mapped by the estates team and floors will be marked with direction arrows and spacing marks for queuing.


What will the university do if there is a confirmed case on campus?


The University will identify all close contacts of the individual in question and require them to leave campus/remain in their hall of residence for 14 days quarantine or until they can provide evidence of a negative test result.


Will I return to study on campus?


We are going to start the term in a hybrid model of teaching where, for every student, some teaching is online and some is face to face. The University have reorganised every classroom so that the maximum number of students timetabled in that space allows for appropriate social distancing. They have also put hand sanitiser and desk cleaning equipment in every classroom.


Where can I find more information on the University’s health and safety approach to Covid-19?


https://www.hope.ac.uk/gateway/students/startingthenewacademicyear/

Lockdown Challenge

Your Students Union wants to ensure that you are looking after your body and mind in these difficult times. Therefore Ollie our VP Sports and Activities has poduced this Lockdown task booklet 

Please note for some activites you will need to download  https://www.downdogapp.com/ 

 

 

 

Black History Month 2020 Statement

Hi all, I’m Sally, your Vice President of Welfare & Community, I am extremely proud to be announcing the start of this year’s Black History Month at Hope Students’ Union. In the UK, Black History Month runs through October each year. The main focus of this month is raising awareness and celebrating Black History, culture, and aims to empower and represent BME people.

2020 marks an important year in regards to the worldwide Black Lives Matter movement (BLM). This was a great time to see the world unite as a community to fight injustice. The root of change for the future starts with education in schools, colleges and universities. As a committed advocate, these concerns are a priority to me as I’m sure they are for you. It is important we keep the momentum going, and as part of my campaign, I want to make this a year full of recurring activities.

This year Hope SU have organised a wide range of exciting events which will be focussing on recognising Black excellence as well as empowering Black voices and promoting anti-racism whilst tackling mental health. To make this year successful, I encourage all students and staff to be proactive. Make sure you stay tuned to our socials (@liverpoolhopesu) as there will be further announcements in the upcoming weeks.

If you’re a BLM activist, then we want to hear your voice. This is an open call for students to get expressive and share with us short essays, poetry or art. Email me submissions at vpreswelfare@hope.ac.uk before the deadline of 30th of October and you could be in with the chance of winning a cash prize.

Please click here for our BHM reading list. This year we have included a lot of anti-racist literature & books about decolonizing the university.

In solidarity,

Sally Wills (She/Her)
Vice President Welfare & Community 
Liverpool Hope Students’ Union

 

 

Movember fundrasisng

This November your SU are supporting Movember to raise awareness of Men's health issues. Please support us by going to our funding page below 

Hope Movember page

sports

Get Up & Get Active Challenge

New stay at home challenge, challenges to be released every week (on a Wednesday morning)

All scores must be submitted by Wednesday evenings via HeJa APP & Instagram tags @vpsportnactivities

Winning team each week AND at the end of the contest will win prizes, SU merchandise, vouchers, kit and contribution to social funds

To Compete:

  • Download and use the HeJa APP
  • Create account (on behalf of your team or as an individual)
  • Join HopeSU Team – code = CF-691741
  • Find link and details on INSTAGRAM @vpsportnactivities

*reminder to complete all tasks within your household and always follow the latest government guidelines*

Week 1 #engine – Use strava/GPS apps to track runs and steps

  • Most distance covered (individually and collectively as a team)
  • Individual most steps done

Week 2 #power – Record and video efforts

  • Most press-ups in a minute
  • Most squats in a minute

Week 3 #skill – record attempts

  • Best tea-bag into mug trick shot
  • Most loo-roll kick ups

Week 4  #fitness&glam – Use GPS tracker

  • Quicket 5km
  • Best 10 year challenges/glow up entries

Week 5 #bigfinish

  • Sporty trick shots
  • Most sit-ups in a minute
  • Best fancy dress
  • Longest plank
  • Longest handstand

Nominations have now closed for this year’s Part Time officer elections. A massive thank you to everyone who has put themselves forward

The candidates are :

BME Officer

Malcolm Thwala

Chantelle Foster

Anis Akhtar

Womens Officer

Chantelle Foster

Disabled Students Officer 

Anis Akhtar

Beth Thompson

Chantelle Foster

LGBT+ Officer

Anis Akhtar

Harvey Bowen

Bella-Mae Stapleton

Trans + Officer

Jack Evans

Chantelle Foste

Residential Life Officer

Jack Johnson

Chantelle Foster

Part Time, International Mature Postgraduate Students (PIMPS) Officer

Nikita Silaparasetty

Liberal Arts, Education and Social Science Faculty Officer

Daniel Brice

Jordon Lane

 

Please click the image below to read the full manifesto booklet

 

In every category you will also have the opportunity vote for re open nominations if you do not want to vote for any of the candidates. If this option wins then the election will be re run,

Voting takes place from Monday 26th October until Thursday 29th October. You can vote by a special e mail that will be sent to your student inbox.

 

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