The SU news

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.

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 student commitment to diversity on campus

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.

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.

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.

Update on the 3G Training Strip

Andy, The SU's Sport Officer, has a quick update on the 3G training strip. This is something The SU has been campaigning on, and will continue to work hard to secure.

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.

Local Elections : Academic Edition

Local councillors can have a huge impact on your learning experience whilst at the University of Bath. Jack Kitchen, our Education Officer, highlights some of the ways that local elections can affect your education whilst at University

Podium place for BURBAN at Transcendance!

Last year, BURBAN took on Transcendance! UCL Transcendance Competition is a yearly inter-University dance competition hosted by UCL. BURBAN (Bath break and urban dance society) participated in three categories: Intermediate Hip Hop, Trios and Solos and took home the Silver!

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.

Sad news of the passing of Phoebe Ablorde, 3rd year Chemical Engineering student

We are deeply sorry to hear that Phoebe Ablorde, a third year Chemical Engineering student has passed away following a short illness.

The SU to take over Virgil Building Café

Fantastic news for The SU who will be taking over the Café at the Virgil Building from Friday 14 December.

The space will be given a new lease of life, becoming home to a Starbucks outlet to be enjoyed by students and staff alike.

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.