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Postgraduate students feel unrepresented by Students’ Union

Students’ Union Education Officer “gutted” by the decision to not introduce a Postgraduate Students’ Union Officer

Alex Tayler (Image: University of Manchester Students' Union)

Students’ Union General Secretary defends manifesto

Alex Tayler was elected on a manifesto promising cheaper food, an increased bursary fund for masters students and an affordable ‘Stagecoach-First’ bus pass

Image: University of Manchester Students' Union

Students’ Union General Secretary to go “on tour”

The event follows the ‘All Student Vote’ which 1.3 per cent of students voted in due to lack of “face-to-face engagement”, according to SU General Secretary

The University of Manchester Students Union (Image: Vita Student @ Flickr)

All Student Vote lacked face-to-face engagement

Described by the General Secretary as a chance “to reform and represent our students as best we can”, less than 500 students voted in the ‘All Student Vote’

All Student Vote (Image: UoM Students' Union)

Misleading options in exec officer ‘preferendum’

People have hinted that the vote may also reopen, but a decision has not yet been made

All Student Vote (Image: UoM Students' Union)

1.5 per cent turnout in All Student Vote on Exec Officer roles

Many students were unaware the vote was happening and were also confused by the options

Photo: Jonathan Breen

Exec ignore voters, nix paid Mancunion editor

Sixty-eight per cent of students vote for Mancunion editor to be full-time paid job – but Exec ignore result and remove role as part of cuts to make up for £0.5m deficit

All student vote cancelled after student complaint Photo: Cil Barnett-Neefs

All Student Vote cancelled after admin error

A Student referendum had to be cancelled after the Students’ Union failed to uphold the guidelines dictating its publication last month. The University of Manchester…