The University of Hull is the alma mater of Richard Brooks, the NUS Vice-President for Union Development, whose comment that “some students have more equal rights than others” are a particular point of contention for several disaffiliation campaigning groups.
Earlier this week the University of York Students’ Union (YUSU) brought forward its referendum on its membership of the NUS in response to a Policy Proposal and heated debate on campus and on social media.
YUSU’s timetable of events for its NUS referendum is as follows:
Monday 23rd May – online campaigning begins
Tuesday 31st May – physical campaigning Begins
Tuesday 31 May, 17:30 – 19:00 – official referendum debate in Physics Block, P/T/006