, May 17, 2018

May 17th marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia and is the world’s single most important  day in the LGBTI calendar. Created in 2004 to get the attention of policy makers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the alarming violence and discrimination experienced by Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex […]

Executive Committee 2017 – 2018

, May 16, 2018

Over the last year the Executive Committee has seen so much change and members from across the campuses and made some big changes. To begin with two students, one from Canterbury and one in Epsom who were co-opted to fill the two remaining positions meaning the committee had full representation for the year. One of […]

Annual General Meeting

, April 25, 2018

Monday 30th April 2018 – 12pm Canterbury – Boardroom // Epsom – 122 // Farnham – W612 // Rochester – X-Change So, what is an AGM and why is it so important? An AGM is a large forum the Students’ Union must hold once a year to allow its members the opportunity to debate and […]

Know your rights! Know the rules?

, February 6, 2018

UCA starts its National Student Survey (NSS) on the 5th of February in which you will be encouraged to complete the online survey over the coming weeks. Do you know the rules and your rights when it comes to NSS? The University must abide by a set of rules and regulations regarding NSS which outline […]

LGBT+ History Month

, February 1, 2018

Today marks the beginning of LGBT+ History Month. The first LGBT History Month in the US in October 1994. LGBT History Month UK was initiated by Schools OUT, who have been fighting for LGBT+ equality in education for 32 years, in February 2005. Both were based on the creation of the highly successful Black History […]

Your guide to self care this winter!

, December 7, 2017

As it gets colder and darker, some of us can start to feel low or even depressed. Being aware that we feel different to usual – if you notice you’re more irritable, less motivated, feeling empty or hopeless, spending less time with friends – there are some steps you can take to make things a […]

An open letter in solidarity with Lily Madigan

, November 20, 2017

An open letter in solidarity with Lily Madigan Since her election as Labour’s Rochester and Strood Women’s Officer on November 16th, one of our Rochester students, Lily Madigan, has been subjected to extremely negative press from several large news publications and public figures. She has been deliberately misgendered and criticised because she is a trans […]