LGBTQ+ History Month

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 […]

Posted in: BAME, Blog, Canterbury Blog, Clubs and Societies, Disabled, Epsom Blog, Farnham Blog, LGBTQ+, Liberation, Rochester Blog, Sabb updates, Women on Monday, February 4th, 2019 by

The Black Voices of UCA: In A Perfect World…

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 […]

Posted in: BAME, Liberation on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 by


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 […]

Posted in: BAME, Blog, Canterbury Blog, Disabled, Epsom Blog, Farnham Blog, LGBTQ+, Liberation, Rochester Blog, Sabb updates, Women on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 by

The Meaning of Black History Month

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 […]

Posted in: BAME, Canterbury Blog, Epsom Blog, Farnham Blog, Liberation, Rochester Blog on Monday, September 24th, 2018 by

A message From Simone Ziel, Your Vice-President (Surrey) Elect on International Women’s Day!

Today is March 8th. Today is a bittersweet day. As everyone will be celebrating women around the world, their accomplishments and changes they have brought forth to the world, many will also be remembering those who have had to endure the consequences of this. Those who were persecuted for not abiding to the laws set […]

Posted in: BAME, Disabled, LGBTQ+, Liberation, Women on Thursday, March 8th, 2018 by


BY SIMONE ZIEL (FARNHAM CAMPUS EXECUTIVE OFFICER, BAME GROUP LEADER, AND STUDENT GOVERNOR-ELECT)   This year the Students’ Union introduced the four liberation groups. Decided in a referendum last year, the SU decided to abolish the regular ‘officers’ structure that most universities have (BME officer, women’s officer, etc.) and were replaced with liberation groups – […]

Posted in: BAME, Blog on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 by