#FriYAY

, January 11, 2019

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you had a good break, for those who spend it working – go you!;  for those who spend their time relaxing – good for you 🙂 ! I’m sure you were all impatiently waiting to hear about things I’ve been working on, as you were all wondering “what is she […]


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 […]


#FriYAY

, November 1, 2018

Hey all, how’s it going? It’s getting colder and gloomier, Halloween is over and we’re entering a weird period (<3 I LOVE TO BRING PERIODS INTO THIS #PlasticFree), but don’t worry because CHRISTMAS is underway and I couldn’t be more excited about it!!! #YAY Because some of us are not feeling 100%, as probably a […]


#FriYAY

, October 19, 2018

This Year we’re launching Bi-Weekly (non-accidental bi connotation intended <3) Friday wins! We thought you should know what we’re up to, thank you for taking your time to read this! Freshers’ was so good and busy! I am really happy I’ve had the opportunity to meet so many of you, to see many returning familiar […]


#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 […]


#WednesdayWins

, 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 […]


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 […]


#WednesdayWins

, 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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