File: Students' Union

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the activities of the Students' Union at UMIST and the growing role of the Union in the academic affairs of the Institute. These include a notice from the Union President to Heads of Department emphasising the importance of student participation at departmental level. The file contains minutes of the meeting of the Union Council in May 1969 where it was determined that a sub-committee of the Senate Working Party would be established and students invited to participate in meetings relating to academic affairs. Other documents relate to social activities, student unrest and university reform.

Conditions Governing Access

Access conditions apply to this file; an item is closed to public inspection. Review of file required in advance of release of open documents.

Related Material

The University Archives has custody of the UMIST Students Union archive (TSU).