The SU news

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.

 
Local Elections - Sport Edition

Recently, you might have seen the SU Officers giving out snacks, trying to make sure you ‘donut’ forget to vote in the local elections, happening on Thursday 2nd May. Now, whether you were registered already, signed up just to get free food (I’d have been in this category) or ignored it entirely, the thought might have crossed your mind…

 
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: Buses Edition

On Thursday the 2nd of May (during the end of the Easter Holidays for us), Bath has its local elections to decide which individuals are going to make up Bath and North East Somerset’s (BANES) Council. - But why is this relevant to you?

 
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 has officially opened

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.

 
The SU Bath staff help raise over £2100 for local charity

In the run up to the festive season, our staff gave local residents a helping hand with their wrapping

 
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.

 
URB wins big at the Student Radio Awards

On Thursday 8 November, University Radio Bath past and present descended on the indigo at The O2 for the Student Radio Awards.

 
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.

 
Summer Ball highlights 2018

Another year done and another amazing Summer Ball complete. With so much happening at the ball, we've decided to give you a run through of the night and picked some of the best highlights.

 
Over 1000 students take part in stress relief activities

To help combat stress during summer exams, The SU organised fun activities throughout the three week period to give students the chance to take a break.

 
Postgraduate Mentoring Celebration

On Wednesday 9 May, students and staff gathered to celebrate the success of the Postgraduate Peer Mentoring schemes in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences and Faculty of Engineering & Design.

 
SU staff raise £1400 in the Walk of Life

On 12 May staff from The SU spent their Saturday taking part in the Walk of Life and have so far raised £1400 for the Dementia Ward at the RUH.

 
Students and staff celebrate work uniting against dementia

Students and staff celebrated the volunteering and research going on at both The SU and University in association with the Alzheimer’s Society with a spectacular novelty cake.

 
The SU wins top national award for responsible bar management

The Plug & The Tub received the national award at a ceremony in Leeds on 10 May as the highest scoring SU in the country.

 
Activities Awards 2018

On Tuesday 1 May, students and staff celebrated the incredible achievements of our societies, volunteering, media and enterprise groups at the Activities Awards.

 
Volunteer Celebration 2018

Students, staff and local charities came together to celebrate the invaluable contributions of our student volunteers.

 
Skills Training Celebration 2018

On Friday 20 April, students and staff came together for the annual SU Skills Training Celebration at The Edge.

 
Community Awards Evening 2018

Students and staff joined us for The SU Community Awards on Thursday 19 April at the Victoria Art Gallery.

 
Students provide first aid cover at the London Marathon

Seven student volunteers from St. John's Ambulance (LINKS) assisted with first aid cover at the London Marathon.

 
Choral and Orchestral Society take part in professional master class with military band

On Saturday 14 April, ChaOs Concert Band took part in a professional master class with military band The Band and Bugles of the Rifles.

 
Students and local residents come together for Community Barn Dance

Over 60 people attended the barn dance at Oldfield Park Baptist Church on Saturday 28 April.

 
Students hitchhike to Amsterdam and raise over £6000 for RAG

13 pairs of students set off in a race from The SU to hitchhike all the way to Amsterdam to raise money for RAG’s (Raise & Give) Big 4 charities.

 
Education Awards Evening 2018

Staff and students joined us for The SU Bath and The University of Bath Education Awards evening held on Friday 13 April at the Apex Hotel, Bath.

 
V Team take part in the UK's biggest beach clean up and survey

10 volunteers from V Team took part in Beachwatch at Sand Bay in Weston-Super-Mare.

 
British Heart Foundation set to benefit from unwanted student belongings from ‘move out’ campaign

The campaign is gearing up for another year as it looks to support students moving out of the city for the summer, helping raise vital funds for cardiovascular research.