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Autumn 2016 referenda results

Students have been voting this week in five referenda. In total 929 students have voted in the referenda that have now closed.

Should the Students’ Union continue to boycott Nestlé products?

886 students took part
34 abstained
565 voted yes (66% of voters)
287 voted no (34% of voters)

The University of Sussex Students’ Union WILL continue to boycott Nestlé products.

Should the Students’ Union continue to boycott Coca-Cola products?

870 students took part
31 abstained
538 voted yes (64% of voters)
301 voted no (36% of voters)

The University of Sussex Students’ Union WILL continue to boycott Coca-Cola products.

Should the role of President be re-named ‘Union Affairs Officer’?

866 students took part
147 abstained
255 voted yes (35% of voters)
464 voted no (65% of voters)

The role of President WILL NOT be re-named 'Union Affairs Officer'.

Should NUS conduct and publish a risk assessment and equality impact assessment before finalising the NSS boycott / sabotage action?

807 students took part
148 abstained
378 voted yes (57% of voters)
281 voted no (43% of voters)

The University of Sussex Students’ Union will vote IN FAVOUR OF NUS conducting and publishing a risk assessment and equality impact assessment before finalising the NSS boycott / sabotage action in the NUS national ballot.

Voting for the question 'Should the Students’ Union campaign for students to boycott the National Student Survey in 2017?' was extended to 5pm on Tuesday 6 December.

Should the Students’ Union campaign for students to boycott the National Student Survey in 2017

964 students took part
102 abstained
536 voted yes (62% of voters)
326 voted no (38% of voters)

The Students' Union WILL campaign for students to boycott the National Student Survey

The deadline for complaints concerning the referenda process and vote count for the NSS boycott is 9am 13th December. Complaints should be emailed to returning@sussexstudent.com

 

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