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Disappointment at latest Government announcement

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

Thu 15 Apr 2021

Support Equal Access at Bath

Donations wanted - Equal Access at Bath is a student-led initiati...

Wed 14 Apr 2021

Boost Your Creativity

SU Arts brings you a series of creative activities that can be do...

Wed 14 Apr 2021

NUS National Conference

Find out what our NUS Delegates have been up to at National Confe...

Wed 07 Apr 2021

New Assistive Technology Room!

There are now two work rooms increasing the provisions for studen...

Tue 30 Mar 2021

BUMC walk to raise money for injured mountaineer.

BUMC is raising money to support Chris Lewis, a member of Patterd...

Fri 26 Mar 2021

Support Active Travel to campus and locally in Bath

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

Thu 18 Mar 2021

Connect with other students with similar interests

Get Umii, the app that provides a new way to meet other students ...

Wed 17 Mar 2021

Rep of the Month revealed

Congratulations to Franklin Memet our February Rep of the Month...

Wed 17 Mar 2021

It's been a heavy week

What started off being so positive as we celebrated women across ...

Fri 12 Mar 2021

Celebrating Rob Tyrrell’s Legacy

This year, as part of our SU Awards, we are introducing the Rob T...

Thu 11 Mar 2021

Being a PAL leader - Sam's experience

Being a PAL leader is a chance to help other students learn. Find...

Wed 10 Mar 2021

Statement against racial abuse

The SU unreservedly condemn discriminatory and hateful behaviour ...

Mon 08 Mar 2021

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 Off...

Fri 05 Mar 2021

The SU will remain affiliated to NUS UK

The SU Held a referendum to determine whether The SU should remai...

Fri 05 Mar 2021

Nominations for the Annual Blues Awards are now open

A celebration of sporting achievements at Bath. Nominate yourself...

Fri 05 Mar 2021

Plant your vote in the SU Officer elections

As part of our work towards a greener SU, we will plant 1 tree fo...

Thu 25 Feb 2021

Why Should I Care About SU Officers?

It's approaching the time of year where we vote for our SU Office...

Thu 25 Feb 2021

Gender Identity Policy and Public Toilet Consultation

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

Tue 23 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

SU President meets with Universities Minister

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

Fri 15 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

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
 

The SU news

Support Equal Access at Bath

Donations wanted - Equal Access at Bath is a student-led initiative campaigning for undergraduate level scholarships and tailor-made financial and support packages to be provided for asylum seeker students.

 
Boost Your Creativity

SU Arts brings you a series of creative activities that can be done in your own time to de-stress, challenge your brain and allow you to unwind in the build up to exams.

 
NUS National Conference

Find out what our NUS Delegates have been up to at National Conference.

 
New Assistive Technology Room!

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

 
BUMC walk to raise money for injured mountaineer.

BUMC is raising money to support Chris Lewis, a member of Patterdale Mountain Rescue who sustained life-changing injuries on duty.

 
Support Active Travel to campus and locally in Bath

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

 
Connect with other students with similar interests

Get Umii, the app that provides a new way to meet other students who love the same things you do.

 
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.

 
Being a PAL leader - Sam's experience

Being a PAL leader is a chance to help other students learn. Find out about Sam's experiences.

 
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.

 
Why Should I Care About SU Officers?

It's approaching the time of year where we vote for our SU Officers. But why should we care who gets the positions?

 
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!

 
Disappointment at latest Government announcement

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

 
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.

 
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

 
Volunteer Co-ordinator on New Years Honours List

We are thrilled that Joshua Hale has been presented with a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year 2021 Honours List.

 
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

 
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.

 
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.