A meeting of the Assembly at the University took place on 12 May 2017 to consider a motion: ‘Reforming the University’s Employment Statute, Statute 24’. Following discussion, the motion was passed with a significant majority (142 for, 3 against and 1 abstention).
Read more on the motion from the Assembly
The Assembly is not a decision-making body, but it is able to make recommendations to the University Council and the Senate. The motion has been orally reported at the latest Council and there will be further discussion at the forthcoming Senate (14 June 2017) and Council (12 July 2017). There will also be discussion at other meetings including Steering Committee.
Further details of the next steps will be shared as the motion is further discussed at Senate and Council.