Elsewhere: #iwill and Collective Impact

This excellent article from Chloe Donovan and former NUS VP UD Richard Brooks talks about Collective Impact Models and shares some of their evidence for the double benefit of youth social action. The #iwill campaign is a UK-wide movement that aims to make involvement in meaningful social action (e.g. fundraising, volunteering and campaigning) part of […]

Elsewhere: Is the “Third Place” still relevant?

In this fascinating piece for ACUI’s Bulletin, the authors examine the notion of the college (student) union (building) as a “Third Place” In their recent article in the journal Leisure Sciences, Felice Yuen and Amanda Johnson reconsider Ray Oldenburg’s conceptualization of “third places.” Since Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place was published in 1999, the college union has […]

Elsewhere: International Students and Social Media

It has been more than a decade since Facebook was launched as a social networking service, and in that time the psychological implications associated with social media usage has become an expanding research discipline. In 2016, Hyunjin Seo, Ren-Whei Harn, Husain Ebrahim, and Jose Aldana of the University of Kansas studied the implications of social […]

Elsewhere: ACUI Steal this idea 2016

Steal this Idea is a ACUI’s contest seeking the best marketing and promotion ideas. Judges from across the United States examined all entries, choosing placements for both students and professionals, in addition to Best of Show. Entries are judged on concept, design, editorial content, and effectiveness. This year, 362 entires were received from more than 50 schools. […]

Elsewhere: ACUI Student Activism Showcase

The following pages feature student leaders from different campuses—each focused on a unique cause—who detail their inspirations, how they have influenced positive change in their community, and their observations on how activism is best approached and achieved.

Elsewhere: What have school parent governors got to do with SUs?

“The thing is”, said the Principal in a purposeful, moralistic tone, “it’s not in anyone’s interests for the college to continue to put on provision of this standard where the success rates are so low. We have to focus on doing what we do best and ensuring the learners are set up to succeed, not […]