Elections FAQ

, February 19, 2018

Are you considering running for election but have a couple of questions? Check out our FAQ’s and myth busters for common misconceptions about running. Can I run for election if I’ve not been involved in the Students’ Union before? YES!  You don’t have to have taken part in the Union before to nominate yourself and […]


, February 7, 2018

On Wednesday 31 January 2018, Tomm Morton and UCA Students’ Union agreed to part ways by mutual agreement. The position will remain vacant throughout the remainder of the academic year, with Riley Clowes (Vice-President Kent) and Phill Dowler (Vice-President Surrey) handling Presidential duties. Students with enquiries should contact Riley or Phill in the first instance.

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 […]

How I’m finding Veganism!

, January 11, 2018

Oh Yes! Hunnies! That’s Shallot! ALL 100 days! I know, Terrible fun  but I’m “veggy” excited to tell you how my veganism went! Let’s be honest is there anyway better for me to do this without some witty Memes and Puns..? Absolutely not.   Part of my Green impact Campaign this year was to reduce […]

Pool Tournament – FARNHAM

, January 5, 2018

Calling all eight-ball Pool players! Interested in representing UCA in the upcoming BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships? The UCASU Selection Tournament will be taking place on the 16th January starting at 5pm in Glasshouse to select the 6 members of the men’s team and 4 members of the women’s team. The team will then be going […]

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 […]

Tomm’s Employability Tips ft. UCA Creative Enterprise

, November 14, 2017

The real world is looming! The mad dash to get interviews and polish your CV is right around the corner, but thanks to your friends in University for the Creative Arts’ Creative Enterprise Department and myself, you’re gonna be a pro with a chill attitude and job prospects that shout “Move over stars! I’m shooting […]