Clubs and Societies: There are currently over 80 clubs and societies to choose from, with clubs ranging from American Football to Wing Chun Kung Fu and societies including Salsa and Drama. If you find there’s a society you’d like to join that doesn’t currently exist, you can simply start one with other students.
Advice Centre: The Students’ Union offers a wide range of different advice services. Whether it’s for academic issues, health, housing, money or international, you can get the advice you need by calling into Student Central.
Student Voice: The Students’ Union is all about making your student life better; they let your voice get heard about important issues and complaints. You could play a part by standing for election!
Elections: If there’s something you’re not a big fan of about your Students’ Union, you have the chance to change it! You can run in the election to make sure your brilliant ideas are put into action and keep the SU fresh.
Housing: Whether you live in student halls of residence or in private rented accommodation, ‘HudLets’ (in Student Central) can advise you on a variety of issues from choosing the right place to live or helping with problems you may incur whilst you are living there.
Volunteering: The Students’ Union works with local and national charities and organisations to give students the chance to learn new skills and meet new people. You’ll get crucial real world experience and volunteer work looks really good on your CV!
STARS: The Student Training and Recognition Scheme (STARS) offers training and workshops to students with the aim of helping each student become more employable. By doing this you’re making yourself stand out to future employers!
Media: The radio, newspaper and TV channel in the Students’ Union are determined to provide truthful and insightful news stories from the Uni and campus life. They are also a great way for journalism and media students to enhance their CVs.