LGBTQ+ History Month

, February 4, 2019

Hey everyone! It’s LGBTQ+ History month! We’re so excited to be putting on various events throughout the month. Keep your eyes peeled for the Pink posters on your campus which give you more details about upcoming events.   This year the theme nationally is around Peace. Reconciliation and Activism. It’s important that we remember our […]


, January 24, 2019

It’s time for another #WednesdayWins I’ve had some much needed time off over the last couple of weeks, but the job of a Sabbatical Officer never stops! I think firstly a huge congratulations is in order for all of our newly elected campus executives! Campus Execs are so important to the life of the Union, […]


, October 17, 2018

Well that was a quick two weeks! Where’s it gone!   The last Two weeks have been wild for me. As some of you may know – Last year I was made the lead officer for the recruitment of the new CEO. The process was extremely competitive; you may already know this but we got […]


, October 3, 2018

So this year we’re launching the Bi-Weekly Wednesday wins! We think it is your right to know about what we’re doing with our time, So thanks for choosing to read my Wednesday Wins.   It’s been a hectic time here in the Students’ Union! Freshers! You were amazing! I don’t know about you but I’m […]

Statement about sex-for-rent exploitation in Canterbury

, September 17, 2018

In recent weeks, an investigation by Unified revealed that a number of Canterbury landlords have been luring students into exploitative sex-for-rent arrangements. The article explains how more than 10 landlords have admitted to taking women students as tenants – some of whom are international students – in exchange for regular sexual favours.   UCASU condemns […]

My experience of NUS Conference

, April 6, 2018

I was invited to be a Panel member at NUS conference this year to talk about my campaign around NHS funds this year. The campaign was a collaboration with other Unions in Canterbury. Over the past couple of years, Canterbury Hospital, local to one of our campuses, has seen departments close, including its Accident and […]

Chain Restuarants? Are they Vegan?

, April 5, 2018

Sometimes it’s hard to be vegan and go out if you’re not really sure what’s accessible for us, well I have some great news! you’ll probably be surprised to hear that some of the biggest chain restaurants have started vegan options, I spent many hours panicking and worrying about meals out with friends and to […]

When the Life of ‘Ri’ Gets too busy

, April 5, 2018

It’s been a busy year in the Life of Ri, I have an issue, whenever I get insanely busy which is quite regular for me – I work full time and then perform. Sometimes life gets the better of me and hard to deal with and I’d be lying to say otherwise. We all have […]