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Keep up to date with all the latest news from The SU

SU Statement on Strike Action

Industrial action is planned for 1-3 December 2021...

Tue 30 Nov 2021

New COVID-19 variant, Omicron, confirmed in the UK.

Please be considerate when in SU venues....

Mon 29 Nov 2021

PAL is there for you!

PAL has already kicked off this semester and is the perfect resou...

Fri 19 Nov 2021

Drink Spiking Safety

Venues' Anti-Spiking Provisions and Advice from Local Police...

Fri 05 Nov 2021

Remote working? There’s a guide for that!

Your Student Trainers have created a guide to help you tackle onl...

Fri 05 Nov 2021

Be Well Survey

Share your feedback about mental health and wellbeing as a studen...

Fri 05 Nov 2021

URB Celebrate Success Once Again

URB upholds their reputation by receiving not one, but two Studen...

Mon 01 Nov 2021

Reflecting on Black History Month

The SU reflects on celebrating the history of the Black community...

Fri 29 Oct 2021

Language PAL

Come together with trained leaders to learn a language and learn ...

Wed 27 Oct 2021

Bath Uni Night In: Cancelling of Score and Open Letter to Bath Venues

The SU will be supporting a boycott of all bars/clubs in Bath, in...

Fri 22 Oct 2021

Bath Uni Big Night In

Boycotting all bars and clubs in the city of Bath on Friday 29 Oc...

Wed 20 Oct 2021

Potential Staff Strikes

Members of UCU are balloting to determine the level of support fo...

Wed 20 Oct 2021

Living Your Best Bath City Life

Our Shared City: SCP’s Moving-in Campaign...

Mon 18 Oct 2021

What happened when the SU Officer Team met the Chief Exec for the Office for Students

Our Officer team have been busy this week talking with Nicola Dan...

Fri 15 Oct 2021

Beware of Essay Mills

Reach out for support....

Fri 15 Oct 2021

Black History Month

Reflecting on Inspirational Black people from history....

Fri 15 Oct 2021

Your Peer Mentor is Here For You!

Peer Mentors are a key part of your university experience. In thi...

Mon 11 Oct 2021

Safe Taxi Scheme launched

We have partnered with V Cars, to offer you a safe journey home a...

Thu 07 Oct 2021

Deals, discounts and offers!

Exclusive deals and discounts saving you money during your time a...

Thu 07 Oct 2021

What's your Sustainability Pledge?

Win return LNER tickets OR £25 for letting us know!...

Thu 23 Sep 2021

People Services Winner

The SU Bath won the People Services award at the Bath Life Award ...

Wed 22 Sep 2021

Introducing Liberation Network (LibNet)

LibNet is designed to be the hub of student voice on equality, di...

Mon 06 Sep 2021

Applications open for Chair of Elections Committee

Applications are now being sought for an enthusiastic, inspiring ...

Fri 06 Aug 2021

Graduation Ceremonies Cancelled

We share the heartbreak, frustration, and disappointment. Tell us...

Mon 05 Jul 2021

Graduating Scholars receive volunteering award

Two Lloyds Scholars graduating from the University of Bath have r...

Fri 02 Jul 2021

SCORE cancelled

Following the latest government announcement SCORE can no longer ...

Tue 15 Jun 2021

Staying Safe as you Swim

It might be tempting to jump into the river for a cool-down, but ...

Wed 02 Jun 2021

Thank you for planting you vote in the SU Officer Elections

Together we planted over 500 trees and hit all our major mileston...

Thu 27 May 2021

Reflecting on 2020/21

What a strange year! But congratulations to everyone for all of t...

Thu 27 May 2021

Plug & Tub Does Graduation

Late night at The SU for the class of 2021 & the class of 2020...

Tue 25 May 2021
 

The SU news

SU Statement on Strike Action

Industrial action is planned for 1-3 December 2021

 
New COVID-19 variant, Omicron, confirmed in the UK.

Please be considerate when in SU venues.

 
PAL is there for you!

PAL has already kicked off this semester and is the perfect resource that’s there for you all year round. But what is it?

 
Drink Spiking Safety

Venues' Anti-Spiking Provisions and Advice from Local Police

 
Remote working? There’s a guide for that!

Your Student Trainers have created a guide to help you tackle online working.

 
URB Celebrate Success Once Again

URB upholds their reputation by receiving not one, but two Student Radio Awards!

 
Reflecting on Black History Month

The SU reflects on celebrating the history of the Black community.

 
Language PAL

Come together with trained leaders to learn a language and learn about different cultures.

 
Bath Uni Night In: Cancelling of Score and Open Letter to Bath Venues

The SU will be supporting a boycott of all bars/clubs in Bath, including the closure of Score, on Wednesday 27 October, in solidarity with all victims of drink spiking.

 
Bath Uni Big Night In

Boycotting all bars and clubs in the city of Bath on Friday 29 October, in response to recent increases in Drink Spiking.

 
Potential Staff Strikes

Members of UCU are balloting to determine the level of support for strike action, regarding several disputes.

 
Living Your Best Bath City Life

Our Shared City: SCP’s Moving-in Campaign

 
What happened when the SU Officer Team met the Chief Exec for the Office for Students

Our Officer team have been busy this week talking with Nicola Dandridge, Chief Executive for the Office for Students. Keep reading to see how they got on.

 
Beware of Essay Mills

Reach out for support.

 
Black History Month

Reflecting on Inspirational Black people from history.

 
Your Peer Mentor is Here For You!

Peer Mentors are a key part of your university experience. In this blog post, your Peer Support Team explain how they can help you.

 
Safe Taxi Scheme launched

We have partnered with V Cars, to offer you a safe journey home after a night out, without having to pay on the night!

 
Deals, discounts and offers!

Exclusive deals and discounts saving you money during your time at Bath.

 
What's your Sustainability Pledge?

Win return LNER tickets OR £25 for letting us know!

 
People Services Winner

The SU Bath won the People Services award at the Bath Life Award 2021.

 
Introducing Liberation Network (LibNet)

LibNet is designed to be the hub of student voice on equality, diversity and inclusion issues.

 
Graduation Ceremonies Cancelled

We share the heartbreak, frustration, and disappointment. Tell us how have you been impacted

 
Staying Safe as you Swim

It might be tempting to jump into the river for a cool-down, but it's important to know what to do if anything goes wrong

 
Thank you for planting you vote in the SU Officer Elections

Together we planted over 500 trees and hit all our major milestones!

 
Reflecting on 2020/21

What a strange year! But congratulations to everyone for all of the hard work you've put into making bath such an incredible place to study

 
One year on from the murder of George Floyd

A reflection on race equality work within The SU and the University

 
The SU nominated for Bath Life Award

This is such an achievement and we're so proud of our community for coming together over the past year.

 
The Plug to open – FINALLY!

The Plug will open for indoor seating in the evenings from Monday 17 May!

 
Student Safety in Bath

Together with the Student Community Partnership, we are looking at ways to enhance student safety across Bath.

 
Celebrating Education at Bath

Congratulations to the Winners in the 2021 Education Awards.

 
Rep of the Month

Congratulations to Megan & Will have been amazing advocates for their courses in fighting for changes to their exams.

 
Activities Officer Elected

Zoë Paumelle has been elected as SU Activities Officer for 2021/22

 
Introducing the Playground

A free space for all to enjoy in groups of 6.

 
Disappointment at latest Government announcement

A statement from The SU Officers regarding in-person teaching on campus.

 
Be Kind, criticise policies not people.

The SU Activities Officer Elections are underway and we're asking for kindness throughout this period.

 
New Assistive Technology Room!

There are now two work rooms increasing the provisions for students who require the space!

 
Support Active Travel to campus and locally in Bath

We have been working on Active Travel to get students walking or cycling to campus.

 
Keep busy over the Easter period

Our suggestions to keep busy and active during the Easter break

 
Rep of the Month revealed

Congratulations to Franklin Memet our February Rep of the Month

 
It's been a heavy week

What started off being so positive as we celebrated women across the world, has been followed by global news coverage of some of the harsh realities which women still face.

 
Celebrating Rob Tyrrell’s Legacy

This year, as part of our SU Awards, we are introducing the Rob Tyrrell Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution.

 
Statement against racial abuse

The SU unreservedly condemn discriminatory and hateful behaviour directed towards students of colour.

 
The results are in, meet your 2021/22 SU Officer Team

The votes are in and we can now confirm the results of our SU Officer Elections.

 
The SU will remain affiliated to NUS UK

The SU Held a referendum to determine whether The SU should remain affiliated to The SU.

 
Plant your vote in the SU Officer elections

As part of our work towards a greener SU, we will plant 1 tree for every 10 individual votes placed in the SU Officer Elections.

 
Gender Identity Policy and Public Toilet Consultation

Commitments around equality, diversity and inclusion must be followed up by tangible action!

 
Farewell to Rob Tyrrell

Together we join Rob Tyrrell’s family in saying goodbye to our friend and Activities Officer for 2020/21 who has been laid to rest near his family home.

 
Extension to Rent rebate confirmed

Students in University managed & nomination accommodation who have been unable to use it have had the rent rebate extended until the 8 March!

 
The SU calls for leniency and flexibility from landlords in the private sector

Student officer teams and Vice Chancellors from both universities in Bath have written an open letter pleading for some leniency and flexibility in arrangements from the private housing sector.

 
Congratulations to Bath Time, winners of two regional awards

Student newspaper Bath Time took home two awards at the recent 'Regional Student Publication Association Awards'.

 
Nicky Passmore appointed as new Chief Executive of The SU

We are pleased to announce that Nicky Passmore has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive of the Students’ Union

 
SU Finances and 2021/22 Budget

It's no secret that Covid-19 has had a huge impact on us all. One area that has taken a hit is our finances. As a member-led organisation, we felt it was important to make you aware of this as we start planning for the 2021/22 academic year.

 
Congratulations to our first Rep of the Month

We are kicking of the start of semester 2 with our brand new Rep of the Month Scheme, find out who won January!

 
SU President meets with Universities Minister

Francesco, our SU President met with the Universities Minister to discuss higher education during the pandemic

 
University offers full rent rebate during national lockdown

Thanks to our collective lobbying efforts we are delighted the University has made this decision.

 
Bath Students Spread Compassion at Christmas

Thank you to everyone that volunteered as part of BANES Compassion At Christmas campaign

 
A busy Week in The SU

Rent, No Detriment and mental health are such a major concern for us all. Find out what the SU Officers have been doing since the return from the winter break.

 
Living Life in The Edge

For the past 5 years The Edge has been a hub of all things art. We're very happy to announce that this is now an SU-led space, allowing us to champion creativity within our student community

 
Remembering Rob

As we start the new academic year, we wanted to post an update about what we are planning to do to remember our friend and colleague, Rob Tyrrell, who passed away in June this year.

 
VTeam host Christmas Party for Twerton Children

5 volunteers put on a virtual Christmas party for 40 children to bring some festive spirit into schools in Bath

 
Important Covid-19 information for students

Helpful links to key information that you may need

 
Volunteers doing things differently

We've all had to adjust during covid times, but that doesn't mean we can't still be giving back to our community.

 
The SU and the University Declare A Climate Emergency

Today, The SU, together with the University of Bath, joined the global movement of student organisations declaring a climate emergency.

 
Education Awards 2020

Jointly hosted by The SU and the University, these awards celebrate all of the fantastic work that's happened in the realms of learning and teaching. Congratulations to all of our winners

 
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!

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.