6 months in – progress update

» 13 January 2017 » No Comments

Hey everyone, We are just over six months into our terms as Full Time Officers now, so in the interests of Transparency and Accountability, I just wanted to give you an update of where I’m at with my various projects that are in my plan. United Union High profile political speaker series – Natalie Bennett (former […]

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Do you want a break between Semester 1 & 2??

» 09 January 2017 » 3 Comments

When I ran for President, I made a manifesto commitment to lobby the University to establish a longer break between the two semesters in the academic calendar.   This time last year, I was in your position. I was revising frantically for exams that were looming in January, along with writing a dissertation on the Physics of […]

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Study Space around the Uni

» 15 December 2016 » 1 Comment

With Semester 1 exams coming up and deadlines looming, it may not always be that easy to find a place to study with the atmosphere, resources and requirements. So here are some places that you can study at different times a day and with different environments and resources. Library – yes, this is the obvious one […]

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FINALISTS – Let’s talk about Grad Ball 2017!

» 07 December 2016 » No Comments

Summer may seem like a long way away right now, but in little over 6 months, many students will be sitting down to do their final exams of their degree. It’s a scary thought, right?? But just think what comes next, after all that hard work (aside from the rest of your life that is) […]

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Are you ready for the Spring Elections?

» 30 November 2016 » No Comments

I know it’s only November, but it’s time to get prepared for the upcoming set of elections; these are the big ones – the Spring Elections! For those of you who don’t know, the Spring Elections are when students get to vote in the next Full-Time Officers – who will lead the Union the following […]

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All Student Vote update – Branding…

» 30 November 2016 » 3 Comments

Hey everyone! First of all I must apologise for the length of time it has taken to provide an official update on the outcome of the All Student Vote questions on the Branding. In the 4 weeks after the vote we were busy working on a proposal to take to Trustee Board on how to […]

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The Big Student Groups Survey

» 25 November 2016 » No Comments

This year we are carrying out a big review of how we support student groups here at the Union. As part of that we are carrying out the first of what will be an annual Student Groups survey, and because it’s the first one I’ve decided to name it the Big Student Groups Survey (although it […]

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Campaign for fair tuition fees update – Demonstration THIS SATURDAY!!

» 16 November 2016 » No Comments

Hey everyone, Last month, during the All Student Votes, you were asked to rank four campaigns in order of importance to you. As a student body you told the Union that the campaign for fair tuition fees is most important to you. On Monday, Education Zone met and discussed the results of this, and the […]

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A Halls Related Update…

» 16 November 2016 » No Comments

2 blogs in two weeks – madness, I know! We have so much to update you on when it comes to halls though, so I couldn’t wait! HALLS ELECTIONS We’re so happy to announce that voting is over for Halls Committee elections, and you can find the results here! Thank you so much to everyone […]

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Education Zone First Meeting – Monday 14th!!!

» 09 November 2016 » No Comments

Next Monday marks the first meeting of the Education Zone this year. We’re going to be discussing Tuition Fees, looking back at how the Academic Elections have gone and a whole other host of discussion topics!   Most crucially, we will be electing positions for the Education Zone and the University Senate.   The Education […]

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