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Gender Identity Policy and Public Toilet Consultation

Commitments around equality, diversity and inclusion must be foll...

Tue 23 Feb 2021

SU Recommends - LGBT+ History Month Edition

This LGBT+ History Month, SU Staff wanted to highlight some of th...

Fri 19 Feb 2021

Should The SU Bath be affiliated with the National Union of Students?

On Tuesday 16 February, Bath University Debating Society hosted a...

Wed 17 Feb 2021

Extension to Rent rebate confirmed

Students in University managed & nomination accommodation who hav...

Fri 12 Feb 2021

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

Student officer teams and Vice Chancellors from both universities...

Tue 09 Feb 2021

SU Finances and 2021/22 Budget

It's no secret that Covid-19 has had a huge impact on us all. One...

Tue 09 Feb 2021

Congratulations to Bath Time, winners of two regional awards

Student newspaper Bath Time took home two awards at the recent 'R...

Mon 08 Feb 2021

Nicky Passmore appointed as new Chief Executive of The SU

We are pleased to announce that Nicky Passmore has been appointed...

Fri 05 Feb 2021

Congratulations to our first Rep of the Month

We are kicking of the start of semester 2 with our brand new Rep ...

Tue 02 Feb 2021

The census is coming

By taking part, you can help inform decisions on services that sh...

Mon 25 Jan 2021

SU President meets with Universities Minister

Francesco, our SU President met with the Universities Minister to...

Fri 15 Jan 2021

Studentpad Launches on 25 January

Studentpad, the University's housing portal will be launching soo...

Thu 14 Jan 2021

University offers full rent rebate during national lockdown

Thanks to our collective lobbying efforts we are delighted the Un...

Tue 12 Jan 2021

Bath Students Spread Compassion at Christmas

Thank you to everyone that volunteered as part of BANES Compassio...

Mon 11 Jan 2021

A busy Week in The SU

Rent, No Detriment and mental health are such a major concern for...

Fri 08 Jan 2021

VTeam host Christmas Party for Twerton Children

5 volunteers put on a virtual Christmas party for 40 children to ...

Thu 07 Jan 2021

Lockdown 3

Things have dramatically changed overnight. Please seek support i...

Tue 05 Jan 2021

Living Life in The Edge

For the past 5 years The Edge has been a hub of all things art. W...

Thu 17 Dec 2020
 

The SU news

Gender Identity Policy and Public Toilet Consultation

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

 
SU Recommends - LGBT+ History Month Edition

This LGBT+ History Month, SU Staff wanted to highlight some of the books, podcasts and TV/Films we'd recommend during Lockdown 3 (and any other time)...

 
Should The SU Bath be affiliated with the National Union of Students?

On Tuesday 16 February, Bath University Debating Society hosted an online debate about The SU's affiliation with NUS. Thanks to all of our speakers!

 
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!

 
The census is coming

By taking part, you can help inform decisions on services that shape your community, such as healthcare, education and transport.

 
SU President meets with Universities Minister

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

 
Studentpad Launches on 25 January

Studentpad, the University's housing portal will be launching soon, so here are some tips to get you started

 
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

 
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

 
Lockdown 3

Things have dramatically changed overnight. Please seek support if you need it.

 
Important Covid-19 information for students

Helpful links to key information that you may need

 
Using our Voice

The collective student voice has been stronger than ever this semester and from this there have been some significant changes to the student experience.

 
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.

 
Student Experience Advisory Panel

Help shape the academic year by being part of our advisory panel.

 
Volunteer Coordinator receives Special Recognition Award

Congratulations to Josh on this prestigious award, we couldn't be prouder!

 
Bath Scholar wins National Volunteering Award

Congratulations to Lyam England who has been awarded the 'Lloyds Champion of the year' for his service to volunteering.

 
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

 
A Nod to Sporting Excellence at Bath

Catch up with all of the action from the Blues Awards 2020

 
RAG race to raise over £3500 for charity

Last week, members of our community braved a pandemic and torrential rain to raise money for their Big Four charities.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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

 
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.