WHY SHOULD I RUN IN THE UPCOMING ELECTIONS?

, March 15, 2017

It’s elections season at UCASU! Hopefully by now you will already know about the new roles of President, Vice-President Kent, and Vice-President Surrey. These are the roles you voted for in the recent union referendum, and more info can be found about them on the nominations page. But why should you run to be President […]


REFERENDUM FAQS

, February 20, 2017

What is the referendum? The current Campus Presidents have proposed that instead of electing four Presidents each year, we should elect one President and two Vice Presidents (one covering Kent and one covering Surrey). What is a President? A President is an elected position that exists to represent UCA students. You can run to be […]


BENDING GENDER

, February 14, 2017

By Jordan Hoctor   For many people, the terms “gender” and “sex” are not changeable or questioned.  The idea of changing our sex or gender is still taboo and it is assumed we are born, assigned a sex, and sent out into the world.  Perhaps we should consider that our biological physical anatomy, sex and […]


WHAT DOES A CAMPUS PRESIDENT DO?

, February 7, 2017

As we’re coming up to a referendum about the Campus President structure, students have asked us what exactly the Campus Presidents do now. Here’s a rundown from each of the current Presidents about what a day in their work life might look like. Becky, Farnham Campus President Get into the office, straight away check and […]


THE NATIONAL BALLOT REFERENDUM

, November 18, 2016

From the 22nd till the 25th of November, UCA students will have the opportunity to vote in a university-wide referendum on the NUS National Ballot. The ballot poses the question, ‘Should NUS conduct and publish a risk assessment and equality impact assessment before finalising the NSS boycott / sabotage action?’. For most students, this probably […]


WHAT IS A CAMPUS EXECUTIVE OFFICER THEN?

, October 17, 2016

Let’s start from the beginning. Last year, UCASU was led by two student councils which were elected to make decisions for students. The student councils were poorly attended, full of bureaucracy, and ultimately you, UCA students, decided in a big referendum that you wanted them gone. So, this year is the first year that we […]