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 […]


Green Impact Excellent

, August 14, 2019

We’re chuffed to bits to have been scored ‘Excellent’ by the NUS Green Impact scheme. As a Union, we have been working hard to reduce our impact on the environment, and over the last four years we have improved steadily from Good to this latest top-level score of Excellent. The NUS Green Impact scheme takes […]


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 […]


April Elections 2019

, February 14, 2019

This year, you will be electing TWO full-time sabbatical officers; President Kent and President Surrey. You will also be electing ONE student governor (a part-time and voluntary role). Nominations for this year’s election open on MARCH 18 at 10am and close on MARCH 29 at 3pm. The elections theme will be announced as nominations open […]


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 […]


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 […]


PRESIDENT VACATES POSITION

, 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.


NOTICE OF 2018/19 ELECTION

, January 5, 2018

We can now announce the dates of our annual main election, during which we elect our three sabbatical officers (President, Vice-President Surrey and Vice-President Kent) as well as one student governor. Nominations for the election will open on Monday 12th February at 10am and close on Friday 23rd February at 3pm. On Tuesday 27th February […]


Sad news

, November 30, 2017

I am very sorry to have to inform you of the death of second-year UCA Canterbury Interior Architecture & Design student, Oluwaleke Adelaja. This news is very upsetting and I’d like to make sure you’re aware of the support that’s on offer during this difficult time. If you have been affected by the recent sad […]


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 […]

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