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SU Council

About SU Council

The SU is run by students, for students. Council is a group of students from across different groups and departments who oversee what the SU does.

How to Become a Councillor

Councillors lead the SU and make important decisions about the way we are run - elections for SU Council are held at the beginning of the academic year, look our for details around then!

SU Council Online

Support for SU Councillors on Meetings, Polices, Motions, Papers and much more


Highlights from the SU Council Meeting on May 2nd:

  • Councillors recieved the proposed SU Budget for 2019/2020,
  • Approved a Motion whcih aims to secure more funding for sport at the University of Sheffield,
  • Recieved the Returning Officer's report from the 2019 Officer and Trustee Elections.



Proposals under Consideration

You can view proposals for new policy and proposals for Constitution and Bye-Law changes here. You can view all existing policies here.

Proposals for new policies or constitutional changes must be available for all students to view and consider for 10 days before going to Students' Union Council. This allows students the opportunity to ask questions on or propose amendments to the policies, before they are discussed at Council.

To propose an amendment to a proposal or an alternative or related proposal this must be submitted in writing to the Student's Union President via Amendments or alternative proposals to Policies must be no more than 200 words and can be submitted either by an SU Councillor or by a student who is not a Councillor, with the support of 10 other students. 

SU Council Meetings

You can find a full list of the 2018/19 SU Council meeting dates this year here.


Past meetings

You can read the papers from previous Council meetings here.

You will also find the minutes taken at the previous Council meeting in each paper pack.


Results: Meet your new Councillors

Thank you for voting. Your new SU Council has now been elected! Find out who'll be steering the SU ship.

How the SU works

Watch the video above to find out how your SU is run and how you can get involved!