STARTING AT UCA

, August 7, 2020

A message from UCA: Joining the UCA community this autumn We’re excited to welcome you onto our campuses this autumn. Because we know how important in-person teaching is when you’re studying a creative subject, we’re planning to open all our sites so that you can learn face-to-face with your tutors and fellow students as much […]


Black Lives Matter

, June 2, 2020

We are appalled and saddened by the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in Minnesota, US. As a Students’ Union that strives to support every student in their university journey, this is an issue we can’t stay silent on. Although this murder is horrifying, this is far from the first time a police […]


OPEN LETTER TO LANDLORDS OF UCA STUDENTS

, April 29, 2020

AN OPEN LETTER TO LANDLORDS OF UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS STUDENTS 29 April 2020 Dear Landlord We at University for the Creative Arts and UCA Students’ Union care deeply about our relationships within the community and recognise the importance of supporting the local economy and many organisations. As we all respond to the outbreak […]


Election dates announced

, February 3, 2020

This is formal notice of the dates of our annual Elections. Nominations will open at 10am Monday 9 March and close 3pm Monday 16 March. Candidates will be announced soon after, and they can begin campaigning straight away. Voting opens 10am Thursday 19 March and closes 3pm Friday 20 March. Voting will be by paper […]


EVENT POSTPONED – LUNAR NEW YEAR

, January 24, 2020

We are sorry to say that in light of the coronavirus outbreak in China, the university and students’ union is taking the precautionary measure of postponing the Lunar New Year celebrations scheduled to take place at UCA Farnham today.


Resignation of Katie Taylor and notice of By-Election

, September 19, 2019

We regret to announce that Katie Taylor, President Kent 2019/20, has submitted her notice of resignation and will be leaving the Union next month. Her final day will be Wednesday 9 October. The Students’ Union thanks Katie for her contribution since June and wishes her the best for the future. Arrangements are being made to […]


CHANGES IN TENANT FEES – 1 JUNE 2019

, June 6, 2019

CHANGES IN TENANT FEES 1 JUNE 2019 The new law applies to private tenants with an assured shorthold tenancy, if you’re in student housing, or you’re a lodger with a live-in landlord. From the 1st June 2019 you can no longer be billed for: Referencing Credit and immigration checks Administration fees Renewing your contract The only […]


Transgender heroes in LGBTQ+ History

, February 25, 2019

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”6″ gal_title=”Trans-blog-post”] Transgender people have been heroes in LGBTQ+ history, and vital in the progress of LGBTQ+ rights today. As the LGB communities have progressed toward better inclusion and acceptance, trans people have often been left behind. In 2014, England, Wales and Scotland gained marriage equality, with Ireland following the next year. Unfortunately, the […]


Union Update Dec 2018 – Jan 2019

, February 15, 2019

  We’re back! December was a quiet month, quickly followed by a full-on January packed with ReFreshers fairs, taster sessions and planning for some big upcoming events. As we were winding down for the holidays, our cheerleading team Hellcats won first place in the Winter Wonderland competition, making them national champions for the second year […]


April Elections 2019

, February 14, 2019

This year, you will be electing TWO full-time sabbatical officers; President Kent and President Surrey. You will also be electing ONE student governor (a part-time and voluntary role). Nominations for this year’s election open on MARCH 18 at 10am and close on MARCH 29 at 3pm. The elections theme will be announced as nominations open […]

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