NOTIFICATION OF ELECTION

, March 6, 2017

We are holding the annual UCASU elections in March. Students will be able to nominate themselves for the role of President, Vice-President Kent, or Vice-President Surrey, from 13 -24 March, and will be asked to vote in the week of 27 – 31 March. The President and Vice-President roles will begin on July 1st 2017 […]


NOTICE OF BY-ELECTION AND REFERENDUM

, February 1, 2017

BY-ELECTION Due to the current Epsom Campus President (Silviu) leaving his post early we are holding a by-election to replace his position for the remainder of this academic year. The post will start immediately and run until July 1st 2017. This will be a part time paid position. If you have any questions regarding this […]


SILVIU DOROFTEI RESIGNS

, November 17, 2016

On Wednesday 9 November 2016, Silviu Doroftei (Epsom Campus President) submitted his notice of resignation and will be leaving us earlier than the original departure date of July 1st. His last day as Epsom Campus President was Wednesday 16 November 2016. In a message to Epsom students and staff Silviu said: “I thank you for giving me […]


GET YOUR OWN PVC BANNER FROM MARLER HALEY

, November 17, 2016

We’ve been supplied with a 2x1m PVC banner from the guys at Marler Haley to help promote UCA Students’ Union! This banner will help increase familiarity with our name, brand, and communication channels around campus. Outdoor banners like the one we’ve been given, can be used to add branding to certain locations and to let […]


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 […]


STATEMENT ABOUT OUR NEW LIBERATION GROUPS

, October 12, 2016

Over the past week the Students’ Union has become aware that there is a misunderstanding regarding the liberation groups that we have recently set up. We have compiled a list of statements and questions voiced by students and have provided a response which will hopefully give everyone concerned more clarity on the situation. This statement […]


STATEMENT REGARDING UCU STRIKES ON 25 & 26 May 2016

, May 19, 2016

UCA Students’ Union supports the University and Colleges Union strike action taking place next week. Students often feed back to us that our teaching staff go above and beyond their contracted hours, staying late in workshops and offering pastoral support for students when it’s needed. We recognise that they deserve to be paid accordingly to reflect […]


2016 ELECTIONS CANDIDATE LIST

, February 29, 2016

The candidates for this year’s elections are below. Manifestos can be read by clicking or tapping on the candidate’s name. RE-OPEN NOMINATIONS Every position has Re-Open Nominations as a candidate. This means if you don’t think any of the candidates are suitable, you can vote to start the election again and to get new candidates […]


HIIVE: WHY WE LOVE IT, AND WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT TOO

, February 26, 2016

What is Hiive? Powered by the industry skills body Creative Skillset, and inspired by the Creative Industries Council, Hiive offers the pick of creative job opportunities from leading employers across the UK. It allows users to build and showcase their online creative portfolio, the site helps creatives connect with people, courses, jobs, companies, and projects […]