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End of Strikes Statement from the SU

Wed 04 Dec 2019

After eight days, the UCU industrial action has come to an end.... read more

 
Plug Christmas, Revision and Exams Opening Times

Tue 03 Dec 2019

Find out when you can get your Plug fix over the Christmas and exam period.... read more

 
Lloyds Scholars - An Award Winning Program

Mon 02 Dec 2019

Lloyds Scholars has, for the 2nd year running, won the upReach Student Social Mobility Award for Hig... read more

 
BoobBall Tournament – Raising Money for CoppaFeel!

Mon 02 Dec 2019

Dodgeball and the Boob team put on BoobBall tournament all in the aid of CoppaFeel.... read more

 
A fantastic start to the year for RAG as they raise over £7500

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Through a series of events RAG have raised over £7500 for their big four charities.... read more

 
Students locked in for charity

Mon 25 Nov 2019

A group of students volunteered to get locked in a dog kennel for two hours with only their phones t... read more

 
Shout out to Kickboxing for organising a great Fight Night!

Wed 20 Nov 2019

Last week, Kickboxing organised an extremely successful Fight Night in aid of the Genesis Trust.... read more

 
Referendum Discussion Transcript

Fri 15 Nov 2019

Missed the Discussion on the UCU Strike Action? Read our full write up on the event.... read more

 
Students needed for our Board of Trustees - Apply now

Fri 15 Nov 2019

Hold SU Officers and senior decision-makers to account. Represent student views to the rest of the B... read more

 
 
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The SU news

End of Strikes Statement from the SU

After eight days, the UCU industrial action has come to an end.

 
Plug Christmas, Revision and Exams Opening Times

Find out when you can get your Plug fix over the Christmas and exam period.

 
Lloyds Scholars - An Award Winning Program

Lloyds Scholars has, for the 2nd year running, won the upReach Student Social Mobility Award for Highest Impact Employer Initiative.

 
BoobBall Tournament – Raising Money for CoppaFeel!

Dodgeball and the Boob team put on BoobBall tournament all in the aid of CoppaFeel.

 
A fantastic start to the year for RAG as they raise over £7500

Through a series of events RAG have raised over £7500 for their big four charities.

 
Students locked in for charity

A group of students volunteered to get locked in a dog kennel for two hours with only their phones to raise enough money to get them out.

 
Shout out to Kickboxing for organising a great Fight Night!

Last week, Kickboxing organised an extremely successful Fight Night in aid of the Genesis Trust.

 
Bath STAR giving refugee children a helping hand

Student group Bath STARs (Student Action for Refugees) are supporting local children from refugee backgrounds in a weekly homework club.

 
ISA Statement - Tier 4 Attendance monitoring

The ISA held a forum to discuss the newly implemented attendance monitoring for Tier 4 students.

 
FAQs: Registering to Vote

The UK is heading for a General Election on 12 December, so it's important for us to take a stand and register to vote. Wondering about the process? Check out these FAQs

 
URB win bronze at SRAs

Congratulations to URB for being nominated for two SRA Awards, and to Jordan Edwards for winning bronze in his category!

 
Two nominations for SU Officers at Wonkhe Awards

The Wonke awards are there to shine a light on the best of the community’s writing, ideas and analysis that have been pivotal to debate in the higher education sector over the year. Congratulations to Alisha and Eve for their nominations!

 
Inclusivity Award: Recognising commitment to diversity

This year saw fantastic results for student groups involved in the inclusivity awards! Being inclusive is a core part of The SU’s missions and values and it’s incredible to see so many Student Groups striving to make their club and society an environment that everyone can feel a part of.

 
Parliamentary reception for Bath’s quality students’ union

The SU at the University of Bath has received an award at a special parliamentary reception to mark students’ unions high standards of management.

 
Will we ever get better buses?

We are still asking the same questions we were asking a year ago. The SU proactively looking into bus solutions has come at a price - the University have been let off the hook. We are done doing their work for them.

 
SEOTY Awards: Ellie Andre takes home award for ‘Commercial Impact’

Having a part time job whilst juggling a degree isn’t an easy task. In April, a group of student employees came together to celebrate their awesome work both on and off campus. Categories included ‘Best Team’, ‘Above and Beyond’ and Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY)! Over 14 nominations were submitted and the panel of 3 judges had a hard time picking from such competitive entries.

 
Celebrating the success of student trainers

On 10 May 2019, members of the SU Development team, The SU’s Activities Officer, and our Student Trainers got together to celebrate all of the wonderful sessions that Skills Training has put on over the past year.

 
Nightline welcomes the Vice Chancellor on shift

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week and Nightline's 50th Anniversary, Professor Ian White, the University of Bath's Vice Chancellor paid Nightline a visit.

 
Celebrating the Best in Sporting Achievement at Bath

On Wednesday 8 May we gathered at the Assembly Rooms to celebrate the fantastic sporting achievements of Bath Students.

 
A Night of Celebration for our SU Volunteers

?On Monday 15 April, our student volunteers got together to celebrate the huge impact that they've had on the local community throughout the 2018/19 academic year. In total, over £75,000 has been raised by 21 student groups for 35 local and national charities - such a huge achievement!

 
The SU Wins Best Bar None National Award - Again!

For the second year running, The SU Bars and Events team has won a top national award as part of a Home Office approved scheme that promotes responsible management for bars and nightclubs.

 
SU Community Awards 2019

The annual SU Community Awards took place on Tuesday 2nd April at the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, to celebrate the fantastic contribution student volunteers make within the community here at the University of Bath. Staff and students came together for the awards evening to mark the success of Hall Reps, Diversity and Support Groups, PAL Leaders and Peer Mentors.

 
Fourth win for Bath at Varsity 2019

For the fourth year in a row, our sports clubs have taken the trophy at our annual Sport Varsity against Cardiff Metropolitan.

 
Nightline take home BANES Community Award 2018/19

University of Bath Nightline recently took home the Young Volunteer Team of the Year Award at the Bath and North East Somerset Community Awards 2018/19. Bath Nightline were nominated by an outstanding five people and ended up taking home the top prize, a fantastic achievement for all involved

 
The SU celebrates Best Bar None win

At the House of Lords on Monday 4 February, The SU Bar & Events team celebrated their Gold Best Bar None National Win.

 
Huge success for Bath at BUCS Nationals 2019

Between Friday 15 February and Sunday 17 February, our athletes won a staggering 25 medals including 7 golds at BUCS Nationals 2019 in Sheffield

 
Flo's Café at The Virgil Building

The SU has reopened the café at the Virgil Building

 
Act now to create a dementia-friendly future

The SU University of Bath is working with Alzheimer’s Society to ask all our students and staff to become Dementia Friends.

 
Bath students Sleep Out at the Rec

On Wednesday the 7 November, 24 students attended the Sleep Out at the Rec event organised by Bath Rugby Foundation to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness in Bath.

 
Bath Entrepreneurs Conference - "Who Made it Happen"

‘BE Who Made It Happen’ is the third edition of BE’s annual conference on entrepreneurship and is focused on University of Bath graduates who set up new companies.

 
The SU wins national campaigns award

The award, from the National Union of Students, recognises the work that the SU Officer team has done over the last 12 months with regards to campaigning.

 
Student volunteers collaborate on Urban Beach Clean

On Saturday 20 October 2018, members of V Team collaborated with Bath Spa volunteering project Go, Give, Experience and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation charity to organise an ‘Urban Beach Clean’. The focus of this was to draw attention to the growing urban plastic problem that’s contributing to pollution.

 
First Group approves SU President's UniBus proposal
U1 Bus

First Group have decided implement proposed changes to the bus service.  As of January 6th, the U1 will be returning to its old route through the city centre, and the old U1X route will be re-introduced.

 
Enterprising student becomes local employer

SU Enterprise sat down with Joshua McDonald to find out how being involved with Student Enterprise shaped his journey from a student to a local employer.