Support for BAME students during Covid-19

, January 7, 2021

SUPPORT FOR BAME STUDENTS DURING COVID-19 Covid-19 has had a major disruptive impact on our daily lives. It has had a disproportionate effect on BAME communities, and the virus has further highlighted issues with structural inequalities and their impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities. In […]

By-Elections Postponed

, December 4, 2020

It is with regret that we have to announce that our By-Election and Referendum vote will be postponed until 9am, 13 January – 5pm 14 January. As you may have seen over the last few days, we have experienced a number of issues with students being unable to vote, not receiving emails with links to […]

Notice of November by-election and referendum

, October 23, 2020

EDIT: Two pieces of information in this blog post were incorrect. The opening and closing times for nominations and voting were listed as 10am and 3pm: both should say 9am and 5pm. Also, the NUS referendum requires 75% of students to be in favour of leaving NUS, otherwise the motion falls and we remain a member […]


, September 16, 2020

In support of Black History Month, this year we are holding an exhibition of art produced by black UCA students, past and present. This exhibition aims to promote greater understanding and the work of current and graduated Black students from UCA. The exhibition is designed to challenge and enrich all who attend asking important questions […]


, August 7, 2020

A message from UCA: Joining the UCA community this autumn We’re excited to welcome you onto our campuses this autumn. Because we know how important in-person teaching is when you’re studying a creative subject, we’re planning to open all our sites so that you can learn face-to-face with your tutors and fellow students as much […]

Black Lives Matter

, June 2, 2020

We are appalled and saddened by the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in Minnesota, US. As a Students’ Union that strives to support every student in their university journey, this is an issue we can’t stay silent on. Although this murder is horrifying, this is far from the first time a police […]


, April 29, 2020

AN OPEN LETTER TO LANDLORDS OF UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS STUDENTS 29 April 2020 Dear Landlord We at University for the Creative Arts and UCA Students’ Union care deeply about our relationships within the community and recognise the importance of supporting the local economy and many organisations. As we all respond to the outbreak […]

COVID-19: UCASU’s response

, March 16, 2020

You’ll be aware that there is a great effort at the moment to limit the transmission of the coronavirus COVID-19, with many people and businesses taking action.

Election dates announced

, February 3, 2020

This is formal notice of the dates of our annual Elections. Nominations will open at 10am Monday 9 March and close 3pm Monday 16 March. Candidates will be announced soon after, and they can begin campaigning straight away. Voting opens 10am Thursday 19 March and closes 3pm Friday 20 March. Voting will be by paper […]

Annual General Meeting – Thursday 31 October 2019

, October 14, 2019

Canterbury – Boardroom // Epsom – Boardroom // Farnham – W02 // Rochester – Xchange What is an Annual General Meeting (AGM) and why is it so important? The AGM is a large forum the Students’ Union must hold once a year to allow its members the opportunity to debate and decide the direction of […]