By now you will have learned that UCA plans to close its Rochester campus and the majority of its Further Education courses in 2023.
UCA Students’ Union Council would like to share this statement with you, after recent events surrounding the death of Sarah Everard and police violence at peaceful protests. We strongly believe that no voice should go unheard and would like to remind you that while the police and government may try to silence our voices - the Union Council is here to listen to and amplify the voices of UCA students.
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.
Over the last couple of weeks, we have heard from hundreds of students expressing their views that they should be compensated or refunded all or part of their tuition fees for this academic year.