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Donate your unwanted items before you leave Bath

The Student Community Partnership has partnered with Bath’s Compa...

Wed 27 May 2020

The SU and the University Declare A Climate Emergency

Today, The SU, together with the University of Bath, joined the g...

Tue 26 May 2020

Placement Students and Disabled Students Feedback needed

We are looking for feedback about the specific challenges disable...

Fri 22 May 2020

Education Awards 2020

Jointly hosted by The SU and the University, these awards celebra...

Mon 18 May 2020

A Nod to Sporting Excellence at Bath

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

Wed 06 May 2020

Statement on Doctoral Extension

The SU received a draft Senate paper from the Doctoral College on...

Fri 01 May 2020

Celebrating a fantastic year for our SU Groups.

Every year, we come together to celebrate some of the fantastic w...

Wed 29 Apr 2020

SU to furlough casual student workers

Student workers will be able to receive payment for work that has...

Thu 16 Apr 2020

SU Staff Furloughed

Some members of SU Staff have been or will be furloughed. However...

Thu 16 Apr 2020

RAG race to raise over £3500 for charity

Last week, members of our community braved a pandemic and torrent...

Fri 20 Mar 2020

The results are in!

Meet your 2020/21 SU Officer Candidates....

Fri 06 Mar 2020

Another successful Student Volunteering Week

Student Volunteering Week is a National campaign centred around h...

Tue 03 Mar 2020

Referendum Results are in!

On Monday 3 February, UCU announced 14 strike days which will tak...

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Community Officer calls for “kindness, tolerance and respect” following Coronavirus concerns

These kind of situations also tend to prompt xenophobia, rumours ...

Tue 04 Feb 2020

Let’s talk about Exam period

Deadline time is back, so we've taken some of our top tips to hav...

Thu 09 Jan 2020

Students locked in for charity

A group of students volunteered to get locked in a dog kennel for...

Mon 25 Nov 2019

Bath STAR giving refugee children a helping hand

Student group Bath STARs (Student Action for Refugees) are suppor...

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Two nominations for SU Officers at Wonkhe Awards

The Wonke awards are there to shine a light on the best of the co...

Thu 24 Oct 2019
 

The SU news

Donate your unwanted items before you leave Bath

The Student Community Partnership has partnered with Bath’s Compassionate Communities network to offer donation points for charity.

 
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.

 
Placement Students and Disabled Students Feedback needed

We are looking for feedback about the specific challenges disabled students and Placement students are facing in light of the Covid-19 situation.

 
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

 
Statement on Doctoral Extension

The SU received a draft Senate paper from the Doctoral College on granting three-month fee free extension to final year doctoral students. Here are our thoughts.

 
Celebrating a fantastic year for our SU Groups.

Every year, we come together to celebrate some of the fantastic work that our student groups do. This year, The SU Awards went virtual for the first time ever for a night of performances, awards and a whole lot of happiness.

 
SU to furlough casual student workers

Student workers will be able to receive payment for work that has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 
SU Staff Furloughed

Some members of SU Staff have been or will be furloughed. However, rest assured The SU is still here for you!

 
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.

 
The results are in!

Meet your 2020/21 SU Officer Candidates.

 
Another successful Student Volunteering Week

Student Volunteering Week is a National campaign centred around highlighting the importance of volunteering. Find out what happened on campus!

 
Referendum Results are in!

On Monday 3 February, UCU announced 14 strike days which will take place over 4 weeks during Semester 2. The SU Trustee Board has called another referendum to ascertain student opinion on the planned UCU Strike action.

 
Community Officer calls for “kindness, tolerance and respect” following Coronavirus concerns

These kind of situations also tend to prompt xenophobia, rumours and false stories. During this time, we want to remind you that ALL members of our community should be treated with kindness, tolerance and respect and that anything to the contrary is taken very seriously.

 
Let’s talk about Exam period

Deadline time is back, so we've taken some of our top tips to have a better exam period

 
Students locked in for charity

A group of students volunteered to get locked in a dog kennel for two hours with only their phones to raise enough money to get them out.

 
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!

 
Inclusivity Award: Recognising commitment to diversity

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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.