Students Union

Student Union Elections - The Fights and Farce of Campaigns

Veronica Melkonian | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Veronica Melkonian

In my third year as a student at the University of Surrey, I am currently on placement working in London. Having experienced two USSU elections as a student in Surrey, I have now gained the perspective of a student residing outside the Guildford bubble; using social media as my sole form of staying updated during the elections.

Interfaith Within Students' Unions

Kirat Raj Singh | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kirat Raj Singh

Faith based societies at Universities have huge potential with their increasing number of members yet we have seen few actively engage with their students' unions... It is important to demonstrate to these societies that the union offers a lot more than generic advice and can help empower them and their members by bringing the different societies onto one platform and opening up channels of communications between them.

WATCH: Warwick SU President Under Fire For Boozy Bra Unhooking Video

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A video of Warwick Students’ Union President unhooking a woman’s bra during a boozy party has emerged – just as he stands for re-election. N...

Students' Union's Censorship is Nothing New

Michael Morrison | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Michael Morrison

The student journalists didn't control the editorial output. Powers higher up did - higher than the Media Officer himself - and that's a dangerous threat to the freedom of the press.

EXCLUSIVE: University Education Officer Suspended After Offensive April Jones 'Joke'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A student union education officer has been suspended after posting highly offensive jokes about missing girl April Jones on Twitter. Joey Guy, who ...

Advert Promising Students 'You're Going To Get Laid' Is Banned

PA | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Organisers of a student club night have been rapped by the advertising watchdog for promising freshers they could "get laid" every Tuesday. The Eat...