Statute 15.1 - Student Organisations
Recognition of a student organisation
15.1.1 Council may by regulation recognise an organisation as a student organisation of the University for so long as Council, after considering its constitution and the role of other student organisations recognised by Council, is of the opinion that the organisation remains capable of representing the student body of the University and is satisfactorily carrying out all of the obligations imposed on it by legislation or by any agreement with the University.
Termination of recognition
15.1.2 Where Council forms the opinion for whatever reason that an organisation should cease to be recognised, any privileges provided by recognition are terminated.
Provisions of amenities and services
15.1.3 At the request of Council, and in accordance with conditions determined from time to time by Council, a recognised student organisation must provide amenities and services in accordance with the terms of funding provided to it.
Petitions to the Board
15.1.4 (1) A recognised student organisation may petition the Board on any matter affecting the teaching or student discipline of the University.
(2) On receipt of a petition the Board must either deal finally with the matter or refer it with a report to Council.
Petitions to Council
15.1.5 (1) A recognised student organisation may petition Council on any matter affecting the students other than a matter affecting the teaching or student discipline of the University.
(2) Council must deal with any petition received under this section.
President of a recognised student organisation
15.1.6 (1) On application in writing to the appropriate faculty the president of a recognised student organisation may be granted leave of absence from a course for which he or she is enrolled.
(2) Notwithstanding any other statute the president of a recognised student organisation will be deemed to be an enrolled student of the University during any period of leave of absence granted under sub-section (1).
15.1.7 Council may determine from time to time how student representatives are to be selected and appointed to any body of the University.
- [Repealed and re-enacted 6/3/06, approved by Minister 19/4/06, approved by Minister 13/3/08; repealed and re-enacted 16/11/09 – approved by the Minister 16/6/10]