Campaigns & democracy resources

Below are some useful resources, including our zero tolerance policy on sexual harassment and our Campaigns Pot Request Form.

If you want to start a campaign and are ready to submit your request to the officer team for funding and support, please complete this form and return to

If you require an accessible version of our Campaigns pot request form (larger font and high-contrast colours) please use the one above

This guidance outlines the process for students wanting to send motions to NUS conferences from the Guild in 2017 and the deadlines for doing so. If you have any questions about this process, please email

The Guild’s Beliefs and Commitments is the collection of our policies and principles, and together with our Bye-laws, make up the Guild’s constitution. This document is effective from September 2015.

This document outlines in detail our policy on inappropriate behaviour and processes on dealing with unwanted and/or deliberately offensive behaviour.

This document explains how you actually get your money once a campaigns pot request has been passed by the Guild’s officer team.

The Guild of Students plays a vital role in ensuring that improvements to the quality of learning and teaching at the University of Birmingham are informed by students’ views. The Student Voice Report has been compiled annually since 2009 to ensure information regarding the academic experience of students at the University of Birmingham is continually captured on an annual basis. The 2016 Student Voice Report considers key issues within 3 principle areas related to teaching & learning, organisation & management and learning resources. To find out more please email

The Guild’s Bye-Laws outline how our governance and democratic structures operate, including the responsibilities and roles of officers.






To ensure that you get what you need from us, when you need it, we have created a set of promises which we will always aim to deliver.

Meet your officer team

Every year, you elect fellow students to your Officer Team, who represent you and lead your union. Each Officer has their own roles and remit which you can view below. You have a chance to make sure your elected Officers are doing what they said they will, by attending Officer Question Time held each term.

 Ellie Keiller - Guild President 2016-17
Natalie Cox - Activities & Development Officer 2016-17
Chris Wilkinson - Education Officer 2016-17
Izzie Nicholds - Housing & Community Officer 2016-17
Rose Bennett - Postgraduate Officer 2016-17
Brandon Hattiloney - Representation & Resources Officer 2016-17
Georgie Freeman - Sports Officer 2016-17
Ross Strong - Welfare Officer 2016-17

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