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. […]

Our sector: Addicted to the status quo?

We’re ready for action but they haven’t even seen change as an option yet. They’re right back in Precontemplation, thinking there’s no need to do anything differently while we demand immediate action and a green light for our plans.

Classics: The Cadogan Matrices

In this classic article from the early 00s former UWE General Manager Peter Cadogan examines relationships surrounding SUs In this piece I invite you to consider change. The world of students’ unions has changed, is changing and will continue to change. I am going to attempt to analyse that change process and see what that […]

Brexit. Now what?

If the answer was “grow our way out”, government policy was almost always either about to or in the middle of making that happen.

Our Sector: The TUSU Premium

One of my assumptions was that the student development SU’s have done for decades used the same principles now celebrated in HE enrichment and retention. So I have also incorporated phrases from ‘What Works’ and am sure you’ll see why!

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.

Our Sector: Understanding Commuter Students

With this research and previous research looking into the university life of commuter students, and by distributing the information to the various departments within LiverpoolSU, commuter students’ should be reached to ensure that their voices are heard.

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 […]