Our Sector: HE Sector Green Paper Responses on SUs

Universities UK Students and student unions are valued partners in the delivery of high quality higher education and universities benefit from productive relationships with their students’ representative bodies. Similarly the proposals for the TEF and the office for students aim to place students at the heart of the system. The organised student voice is essential […]

Elsewhere: ACUI Annual Showcase

ACUI’s annual showcase includes the latest facility improvements, service innovations, and program developments that college unions and student activities departments around the world have introduced in the past year. Includes appearances from UEA and Manchester! What’s New 2015: Showcase

Our Sector: Social Media Beyond Facebook and Twitter

In this piece Laura Dickens from Warwick SU looks at social media beyond Facebook and Twitter Without a doubt, Facebook continues to be the hub for all things Social Media and communication – having a daily usership of 1 billion people every day. This is only likely to grow – with the sheer amount of […]

Our Sector: Can casework drive change?

We were successful in the majority of our recommendations, ensuring crucial changes to timescales and securing a student panel member for the decision making process.

Our Sector: Are we all allies or are we the problem?

SU staff have become more honest, braver and simultaneously challenging and open to challenge. Staff have moved from oppressed administrators, unengaged civil servants, to motivated allies and sometimes, just sometimes, vociferous and inspiring activists

Elsewhere: The world is a better place thanks to charity campaigning

In a guest blog from NCVO’s Director of Public Policy, Karl Wilding makes the case for Charity Campaigning. Karl blogs about the big issues facing voluntary organisations on the NCVO website . From time to time I read grumbles about charity campaigning. You know the sort. Why are charities spending this money on lobbying and not on […]