Union News

Your Union #ProudtobeStaffs

Fri 12 Sep 2014

welcome to your union

a short video of us showing off

Officer blog from w/c 21st July 2014.

Tue 29 Jul 2014

officer team

Whilst the students are away the officer team will …. work

Pop-Up Shop is a go

Mon 09 Jun 2014

pop-up shop

Diversity Fashion Show 2014

Mon 02 Jun 2014

Diversity Fashion Show

Summer Shutdown Sale

Tue 27 May 2014

summer shutdown sale

Show and Tell 2014

Thu 22 May 2014

show and tell

Staffordshire University’s Annual Art & Design Show 13th – 21st June

Free Software for Students

Mon 19 May 2014

free software for students

MS Office 365 Pro Plus

Greenpad makes front page of the HEFCE website

Fri 16 May 2014


click here for the full article

Do you want to boycott The Sun?

Wed 14 May 2014

Students' Union

Become a panel member of our Better Staffs Forum

Wellbeing Week

Fri 25 Apr 2014

wellbeing week

Monday 28th April - Friday 2nd May

Stafford Varsity 2014

Fri 11 Apr 2014


Stafford take on Wolves today

WIN Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur Tickets

Mon 31 Mar 2014

Peter Crouch

our new social media competition with Staffs University

The Student Experience Awards

Wed 26 Mar 2014

student experience awards

Nominations So Far #proudtobestaffs

Leek Road Car Park

Tue 18 Mar 2014

Staffordshire University

some spaces to be cordoned off for 1 week

Free Community Sports Leaders Award Level 2

Fri 14 Mar 2014


Stafford Borough Council

Student Managed Artist Features in Music Magazine

Mon 10 Mar 2014

Music Week


Better Staffs Forum

Mon 03 Mar 2014

student council

Thursday 6th March 5-7pm

Congratulations to our Snowsports Club

Mon 03 Mar 2014

students' union

24 hour fund-raising marathon in aid of North Staffs Hospital

The results are in...

Thu 27 Feb 2014

leadership race

Find out who has been successful in the 2014 Leadership Race

Referendum result confirmed

Thu 27 Feb 2014


Polling stations information

Mon 24 Feb 2014

leadership race

You can also vote in a number of locations on campus

Employability Fair

Tue 18 Feb 2014

becoming a Staffordshire Graduate

Candidates Announced

Mon 10 Feb 2014

leadership race

The Leadership Race 2014

Rochelle's Leadership Race Journey

Thu 06 Feb 2014

Rochelle's campaign

Nominate yourself in the leadership race today

Can you take part in the Leadership Race?

Wed 05 Feb 2014

leadership race

Find out if you have shared your data with the Students' Union

Student petition now online

Mon 03 Feb 2014


The Student Experience Awards

Fri 24 Jan 2014

nominations now open!

Make the most of it

Fri 17 Jan 2014

Mel Ramsay

Vice President Mel Ramsay tells us why you need to make the most of the time you have left.

Estates Strategy Meeting at Stafford Campus

Mon 13 Jan 2014

the Students' Union

20th January 2014, provide opinion and have your questions answered.

Mukky Duck is turning three

Mon 13 Jan 2014

come and celebrate the duck's birthday with us!

Refresh is here

Mon 13 Jan 2014

Find out about our new Friday night

Nelson Library move to Octagon update

Mon 23 Dec 2013

students' union

floor plans for the move

Union Response to Stafford Campus Question

Tue 17 Dec 2013

students' union

An official statement from the Students' Union executive team regarding the future of the Stafford Campus

Christmas Gobble

Mon 09 Dec 2013

Buy your tickets online to avoid disappointment

Voting now open

Mon 02 Dec 2013

i am the change

The Leadership Race 2014

Thu 28 Nov 2013

Watch the new Leadership Race video to be part of the change at Staffs

Delegate and trustee candidates revealed

Tue 26 Nov 2013

i am the change

Find out who is running to be an NUS Delegate and Student Trustee

Entertainment Forum - Stafford

Tue 26 Nov 2013

Tell us what you want from entertainment in Stafford

Staffordshire University postgraduate fair

Mon 25 Nov 2013

Enhance your chances with a postgraduate qualification

Entertainment Forum

Wed 20 Nov 2013

Your LRV

Vacancy x3 Student Trustees

Fri 15 Nov 2013

nominations now open for our Student Trustee positions


OMG News

SU Election 2011: Voting begins

Mon 21 Mar 2011


Voting has started & OMG once again has all the latest. Also listen to Stoke's CQT.

From the South to the North?

Tue 18 Oct 2011

OMG's Rachel Wan shares her experiences of starting at Staffs Uni.

Be a journalist and travel the world!

Fri 16 Sep 2011

Deputy news editor Maddy Andrews explains how nearly anyone can do it.

Work longer. Pay more. Get less

Fri 16 Sep 2011

Student Liat Norris gives his opinion on the latest round of strike ballots.

7O'C: SU Election 2011 Leadership Debate

Fri 18 Mar 2011


The four President candidates talk constitution, campaigning and the role of the union.

Thousands of students protest in London

Wed 09 Nov 2011

The OMG team report as students protest against cuts to education and public sector jobs.

SU Election 2011: Stafford Candidate Question Time

Tue 15 Mar 2011


OMG has full coverage of the first CQT in Stafford.

Young people fear debt over death

Thu 27 Oct 2011

OMG's Lotti Blades-Barratt reports on a youth charity's findings.

SU Election 2011: It’s In Your Hands

Thu 10 Mar 2011


The nominations are in and OMG will have all the latest on the Union elections over the next two weeks.

Staffs on list of university closures

Tue 08 Mar 2011

Staffs Uni

Staffordshire University Vice-Chancellor Michael Gunn says Staffs must 'take advantage' of funding.

Stab vests issued to Police Community Support Officers

Mon 07 Mar 2011


A year on since it was announced, Staffordshire Police are finally stab proof.

7O'C: Dyslexia & eating disorders

Wed 02 Mar 2011


The latest edition of The 7 O'Clock Show focuses on dyslexia week and the sensitive topic of eating disorders.

Staffs helps bring Ethiopian communities together

Wed 02 Mar 2011


One Media News' Megan Mackay went to Ethiopia to experience first hand some of the university's projects.

The Update

Mon 21 Feb 2011


Monday's Update brings you all the latest from local, national and international news.

Supermarkets: Friend or Foe?

Fri 18 Feb 2011

Longton High Street

OMG's Megan Mackay looks at why supermarkets might be killing off local businesses.

SOT eighth most romantic city

Mon 14 Feb 2011


OMG asks what the people of Stoke-on-Trent think of their new title.

Egypt protesters won’t budge

Tue 08 Feb 2011

As protests enter their third week OMG speaks to a Brit stuck in the middle of it all.


Wed 06 Oct 2010

If you want to be involved in radio news this year then read on.

7O'C: LGBT history month

Fri 04 Feb 2011


This week The 7 O'clock Show has been looking at the issues surrounding homosexuality.

D-DAY: Tuition fees will be increased

Thu 09 Dec 2010


MPs have voted to raise tuition fees & OMG has all the latest on Decision Day.

Students warned against Christmas thieves

Wed 08 Dec 2010


The festive season is being ruined for some as burglars are targeting empty student houses.

Students urged to 'Snap it Off'

Mon 06 Dec 2010


A new NUS environmental campaign gets a mixed reaction from Staffs students.

26 years since ‘Band Aid’

Mon 29 Nov 2010

Claire with Bob Geldoff

OMG has been talking to the woman who inspired 'Do They Know It's Christmas?', released 26 years ago today.

Wales & N.I. universities in trouble

Mon 29 Nov 2010


Funding cuts are top of the agenda in England. But what about the other home nations where funding is different?

Police disperse student protesters

Wed 24 Nov 2010


Student protesters were held in containment after violence broke out in London

NUS DEMO REVIEW: Eye witness accounts of the riots

Thu 11 Nov 2010


Staffs students witnessed the rioting that took place at Tory HQ.

Royal British Legion call for younger members

Thu 11 Nov 2010


Legion member Brenda Smith wants more students and young people to join the organisation.

NUS DEMO REVIEW: Analysis of the day's events

Wed 10 Nov 2010


OMG was there on the day 50,000 students marched through London to save the future of education.

50,000 in 'biggest student demo for generations'

Wed 10 Nov 2010


OMG are live in London to bring you the latest from the demo.

NUS DEMO LIVE: NUS president 'disgusted' by violence

Wed 10 Nov 2010


OMG are live in London to bring you the latest from the demo.

NUS DEMO PREVIEW: The fight for education

Wed 10 Nov 2010


Tens of thousands of students and lecturers are marching against education cuts.

Leek Road fire treated as arson

Tue 09 Nov 2010

Police are treating the house fire on Leek Road as suspicious.

OPINION: 6 weeks left and time is running out

Mon 08 Nov 2010

Pen & Paper

Deadlines are fast approaching once again so Martin O'Connor gives us his words of encouragement...sort of

Three students rescued from Leek Road blaze

Mon 08 Nov 2010

Leek Road

Firefighters rescued three students from a house fire on Leek Road yesterday morning.

Temptations of uni prevail over students’ health

Tue 02 Nov 2010


Students say they are fully aware of the need to look after their bodies, but drink and eat badly regardless.

Graduate schemes are more important than ever

Tue 26 Oct 2010

Got Job(s)?

With over 200,000 graduates joining the job market each year, the message is to take what you can.

Government passing debts onto students

Mon 25 Oct 2010


OMG's Kieran Jones analyses the reason behind the funding cuts announced in the Spending Review.

Tuition fees to stay capped

Mon 25 Oct 2010

Nick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says the government will still keep restrictions on tuition fees.

Cuts in funding threaten university services

Mon 25 Oct 2010

Don't Take Our Money

With the inevitable cuts soon to hit Staffordshire University, what will make way in order to save money?

Music & arts festival cancelled with two days notice

Mon 18 Oct 2010

Samba Mela

The Samba Mela festival in Hanley Park was cancelled at short notice, leaving students out of pocket.

Outrage over ATM machine controversy

Mon 18 Oct 2010

Cash Machine

Students and staff hit out at the proposed move of the Flaxman cash machine.

Students prefer sex to study

Wed 29 Sep 2010

A new study has revealed that nearly half of new students look for sex in fresher’s week.

Student card makes shopping easier

Wed 29 Sep 2010

Shopper card

A new scheme of student shopper cards mean parents worry less, but what are the problems?

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Union President talks to OMG

Thu 23 Sep 2010

Fee Wood

OMG’s James Hood sat down with Fee Wood to talk about her presidency.

Dick & Dom cancel Gobble appearance

Wed 22 Sep 2010


Dick & Dom pulled out of their 'Dunk Tank Party' on 22 Wednesday.

Controversy over anti-drug campaign aimed at students

Fri 17 Sep 2010

The Royal Society of Scientists has said the character used to front the campaign is a ‘lazy stereotype’.

SU Election 2011: Results Day

Fri 25 Mar 2011

Elected officers to be announced live on One Media Radio, 5pm-7pm tonight.


Wed 11 May 2011

Maddy Andrews interviews the current and future SU presidents

Student loan rates are on the increase

Thu 16 Sep 2010

Piggy Bank

Students will now have to start paying interest on their loans.

UK university will close within the decade

Thu 16 Sep 2010

Closed Sign

Some university leaders believe universities will not be able to contend with more budget cuts.


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