Student Action Regarding Budget Cuts

, May 9, 2019

Over the past few weeks, we have noticed a high number of students interested in the UCA budget cuts that will be coming into effect before the next academic year. We’ve had students approach us with their concerns which led to the creation of the ‘Stop UCA Staff Cuts’ petition in April, which has now […]


Triumph Thursday!

, March 20, 2019

It’s the 3rd Thursday of the month which means it’s time for my Triumph Thursday post!   The hate crime and incident survey is now live! Like I have mentioned in the previous blog post, the purpose of it is to measure the amount of hate crimes and incidents that have happened to students during […]


IWD: How Did It Come About?

, March 8, 2019

Happy International Women’s Day everyone! Today, I decided to start my work day by looking into the history of IWD because, being honest, I did not know how the day came about (and you may not either!) So, here is a very brief history session on International Women’s Day. On February 28th 1909, the Socialist […]


Triumph Thursday!

, February 21, 2019

Hey everyone! It’s Triumph Thursday which means it’s time to give my monthly update of what I have been up to recently. This semester I have launched my ‘Is My Curriculum Inclusive?’ discussions for my Building Bridges for an Inclusive Curriculum campaign. These discussions will be an informal way for both students and staff to […]


Statement in Solidarity with Yeon Jeong Lee

, November 16, 2018

We are saddened by the news that one of our students, Yeon Jeong Lee, was the victim of a violent hate crime in London earlier this week. We have been in contact with Yeon in the last few days and are doing all that we can to support them going forward. Yeon has created a […]


#TriumphThursdays

, October 18, 2018

As you already know, the sabb team and I will be posting bi-weekly updates of what we have been up to, what else will be going on within the UCASU community and what is going on nationally. Here is a breakdown of what I’ve been doing. After Fresher’s, I travelled to all four of the […]


The Black Voices of UCA: In A Perfect World…

, October 10, 2018

By Fi Akinyemi   I don’t argue for the sake of arguing, contrary to the belief of most of the people who know me. I argue when I genuinely see a problem because there’s no gain to be had sitting in silence. Silence can’t solve problems, but words can. Actions can. Expressed beliefs can. It’s […]


The Meaning of Black History Month

, September 24, 2018

This October at UCA Students’ Union, we are celebrating Black History Month. Every year, millions of people across the UK come together to uplift black history – to remember the incredible achievements and cultural impact that black people have had in the UK and worldwide. Black History Month has been celebrated in different ways by […]

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