Students’ Union

NSS: No Student Say

In the face of a national campaign encouraging students to boycott the National Student Survey (NSS), which measures the student satisfaction of a university, UCL has pulled back on promoting its completion. In previous years, senior management has heavily incentivised the NSS through prize draws, extensive advertising and financial bonuses for high-performing departments. However, this …

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Misogynist Runs for UCLU Women’s Officer

[Note: this post contains descriptions of violence against women.] UCLU’s newly created full-time Women’s Officer position has a man running for it. Kirk Sneade is, judging from his actions over the past few days, clearly not a self-identifying woman but a deeply offensive and misogynist man. He writes in his manifesto: “Kirk wants to make …

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UCL Provost Malcolm Grant, pictured in 1972. The referendum of no-confidence in Grant was rejected by the vote of the student body.

Referenda Close

UCL Union rejects ‘No Confidence in Malcolm Grant’, becomes pro-choice and will decide international policy through member’s meetings or referenda. The pro-Grant campaign has won motion one of the UCLU Referendum, overturning the decision made during December’s EMM (CG 32) to place no confidence in the Provost. There were also wins for the pro-choice camp …

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Censor This

James Skuse and Amy Evans are at it again. Student Activities Officer Amy Evans has attempted to censor Cheese Grater reporting of the misconduct of Democracy and Communications Officer James Skuse. Evans, who listed “transparency” as one of her manifesto priorities when running for office, cited the UCL Policy on Bullying and Harassment in order …

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