As students around the UK prepare to return to campus, it is worth reflecting on how they are perceived by the broader community. While often the targets of derision, this generation is facing unprecedented economic, personal and social challenges.
In this piece Sarah Ellis, CEO at Glyndwr discusses her MBA
When we are at conferences comparing Boards, many of us and our officers tend to compare structures- who chairs, how many students, etc. But there are other ways to look at Boards and strategy.
Alan Sutherland, CEO at Surrey SU considers why innovation is so slow in UK HE
Andy Morwood, Head of Student Voice and Engagement Westminster SU: “Last year while I was at Westminster, the Chief Exec did me a pretty massive favour and let me go on a secondment to St Mary’s Students’ Union to be Chief Exec for a maternity cover role.
At this time of the year lots of staff in the student movement are thinking about how they might support their officers in delivering their manifestos.
Each year,ACUI’s “The Bulletin” showcases inventive programs and services recently introduced in US (and beyond) college unions and student activities.
The two things SU’s say they need more of is always space and money, no matter how big or small the Union is.
After leaving the student movement just over a year ago this year was the first time in 12 years that I was not been heavily immersed in the mania that is SU elections season.
The onset of industrial action across the Russell Group and former 94 Group was bound to pique the interest of the right wing press- and true to form over the past week or so there has been considerable pick up of young conservatives’ petitions and Tab stories on students demanding “refunds” for lost lectures.