Do you want to participate in the work of Student Council’s Committees?

The Student Council committees are looking for their fifth member. These are the Amendments Committee, the International Affairs Committee, the Culture and Social Affairs Committee, the Equal Rights Committee, the Family Affairs Committee, the Finance and Career Committee and the Transportation and Environmental Affairs Committee.

The application must include a brief introduction to yourself and previous experience that could be useful in the committee, what you are studying, and why you consider yourself to belong to the committee. Applications must be sent to the e-mail address shi@hi.is. The application deadline is October 1st.

Below you can see an overview of the committees’ activities

The Culture and Social Affairs Committee

The Culture and Social Affairs Committee tasks are diverse since it is responsible for organizing and managing various events within the University of Iceland. The committee puts a lot of effort into making fellow students happy, content, and pushes for good morale and cohesion of UI students.

The application deadline is October 1st. 

 

The Equal Rights Committee

The committee safeguards matters at the Uni. of Iceland that are related to equality and it is unafraid to support students that face prejudice, harassment and discrimination. Together the committee puts pressure on that the Uni. of Iceland’s Equality Action Plan is followed and encourages the university to do better where there it is needed.

The application deadline is October 1st. 

 

The Finance and Career Committee

The Finance and Career Committee‘s main concerns are the employment of students and students‘ financial matters. The committee aims to create a relationship between students and the industry.

The application deadline is October 1st. 

 

The Law Amendments Committee

The Law Amendments Committee revaluates and redrafts bills that student council members have presented to make sure they are in correspondence with the reevaluated laws.

The application deadline is October 1st. 

 

The International Affairs Committee

The International Committee deals with cases concerning the interests of international students at the University of Iceland and the cases of Icelandic students abroad. It also manages a mentor project that gives Icelandic students and exchange students the opportunity to get to know each other. The committee works in collaboration with the International Office at the University of Iceland.

The application deadline is October 1st. 

 

The Family Affairs Committee

The Family Affairs Committee main concerns are to work in the general interest and rights of students with families in the University of Iceland and the committee’s goal is to best support students who have children so that they can take care of both their education and family life. The committee organizes numerous family-friendly events, such as lectures and the Student Council of University of Iceland’s Family Day, to name a few.

The application deadline is October 1st. 

 

Transportation and Environmental Affairs Committee

The Family Affairs Committee main concerns are to work in the general interest and rights of students with families in the University of Iceland and the committee’s goal is to best support students who have children so that they can take care of both their education and family life. The committee organizes numerous family-friendly events, such as lectures and the Student Council of University of Iceland’s Family Day, to name a few.

The application deadline is October 1st. 

Student Council Meeting on September 21st 2022

The Student Council’s next meeting will be held on September 21st at 17:00 in HT-102.

According to paragraph 9 of the Student Council’s laws, the Council’s meetings are open to all students at the University of Iceland. Students who are not members of the Student Council may therefore attend meetings and listen to discussions within the Council.

Please contact the office of the Student Council at shi@hi.is if you have any questions regarding the meeting or the agenda. Furthermore, all students are welcome to contact the office with inquiries about their rights.

Meeting agenda

  1. Meeting begins 17:00
  2. Vote/approval on minutes from last meeting 17:00-17:05
  3.  Announcements and issues ahead 17:05-17:25
  4. Report on SHÍ’s Oktoberfest 2022 17:25-17:40
  5. The project “Góð kennsla” (presentation) 17:40-17:50
  6. The Student Council’s financial plan for 2022-2023 17:50-18:05
  7. Intermission 18:05-18:15
  8. Vote on the Student Council’s committees implementation plans 18:15-18:55
  9. Code of practice of the Student Council 18:55-19:05
  10. Other Issues 19:05-19:15
  11. Recorded issues

The meeting takes place in Icelandic.