, October 19, 2018

UCASU Safeguarding policy   This policy applies to all staff, including senior managers and the board of trustees, paid staff, volunteers and sessional workers, agency staff, students or anyone working on behalf of UCA Students’ Union (UCASU). The purpose of this policy: To protect children and young people who receive UCASU’s services. This includes the […]

VP Kent March 2018 Report

, April 20, 2018

VICE-PRESIDENT KENT, MARCH 2018 REPORT Ongoing Campaigns Progress Employ-ability; We finally have a report from the University about the review of their services. The report seemed vague with a few ideas thrown around. However, the University mention partnerships with the SU in a few different areas due to our unique focus on student Leadership. Such […]

VP Kent February 2018 Report

, April 20, 2018

VICE-PRESIDENT KENT, FEBRUARY 2018 REPORT Ongoing Campaigns Catering Due to Holidays and General business, I have been able to schedule a meeting with Catering on the 6th of March. Safe Taxi Scheme Andy and I are looking into options – we we’re hoping to start work on this soon but until we can find a […]

VP Kent January 2018 Report

, April 20, 2018

VICE-PRESIDENT KENT, JANUARY 2018 REPORT Ongoing Campaigns Healthier Catering After meeting with Catering and discussing my #100DaysOfVeganism with them, they were very interested in how I achieved it and how financially viable Vegan food is in our Canteens. Value for money is a big topic that has been mentioned across the university but Catering are […]

Executive Committee Awareness Policy

, April 17, 2018

Executive Committee Awareness Policy Valid from: 10 January 2018 Reviewal date: 10 January 2021 The Union notes: That many members are not aware of the Executive Committee, who elected representatives are, their role, and how to contact them. That the Executive Committee is beneficial and valuable to all students. That the purpose of the Executive […]

Boycott Prevent Policy

, April 17, 2018

Boycott Prevent Policy Valid from: 10 January 2018 Reviewal date: 10 January 2021 The Union notes: The government’s Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 places a statutory requirement on public bodies and ‘specific authorities’, including Universities, to ‘prevent people being drawn into terrorism’ and to implement the ‘Prevent’ agenda. The Prevent agenda, as part of the […]

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 […]

Transgender and Non-Binary Students Policy

, April 7, 2016

Transgender and Non-Binary Students Valid from: 16 May 2018 Reviewal date: 16 May 2021   The Union Notes: That transgender and non-binary students are disadvantaged and marginalised within society and the University for the Creative Arts, facing issues such as; harassment, misgendering, lack of access to adequate healthcare, lack of access to appropriate toilets, poorer […]

No Platform Policy

, April 7, 2016

No Platform Policy Valid from: 10 January 2018 Reviewal date: 10 January 2021 The Union notes: That racism and fascism are still rife in all aspects of society and should be confronted wherever uncovered. That students and Students’ Unions have a long proud record of achievement in the fight against racism and fascism. That the Union itself […]