Staffordshire University Students' Union news

Joseph's Progress Updates (June)
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over June!

 
Faran's Progress Updates (June)
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Want to explore some of Faran's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over June!

 
Len's Progress Updates (June)
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Want to explore some of Len's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to this June!

 
Voting As A Student - Get Election Ready
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We've teamed up with the University to help you Get Election Ready! Check out this article for some helpful tips and tricks for understanding your rights as a student in this general election!

 
Self Care Week: Deadline Decompress
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So you've handed in your work and can finally take a deep breath... What now?

 
Citizenship Module

What you need to know regarding the new module just launched on Blackboard.

 
Reports from NUS Conferences 2024

This year's NUS delegates share their experience

 
Reminder upcoming works on Station Road - Monday 20 May 2024
Station Road transformation

Phases 1 and 2 of the Transforming Cities project commence from Monday 20 May 2024 through to Spring 2025.
Below is information on changes that are being implemented during the first phase of works which takes place from Monday 20 May 2024 which affect areas by Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station (Stoke Road to Leek Road junction)

 
Olayemi's Progress Updates (May)
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Want to explore some of Olayemi's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over May!

 
Joseph's Progress Updates (May)
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over May!

 
Spotlight of the Week – Cue Sports Society
Spotlight of the Week – Cue Sports Society

This week we are introducing to you the Cue Sports Society of Staffs aka Staffs Serpents! The Society is run by the Manager – Jack Burgess, Finance officer – Ben James, Wellbeing Officer – Jake Milne and Communications Officer – Callum Seastron.
The Society has a very good standard of pool and snooker being played. The aim of the Society is to mix their existing members with anyone else who’s looking to join a fun society to develop themselves. Taking these players to new tournaments is a high

 
Faran's Progress Updates (May)
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Want to explore some of Faran's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over May (PLUS a bonus April update)!

 
Celebrating Excellence: 'We Are Staffs Awards' 2024 Recap!
We Are Staffs Awards' 2024

What a night it was at the 'We Are Staffs Awards' 2024! Staffordshire University's Student Union was buzzing with excitement as we gathered to honour the remarkable achievements of our student leaders, representatives, volunteers, and community champions.

 
Spotlight of the Week – Staffordshire University Dance Club
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Dance lovers rejoice! This week, we are going to introduce a group of students who have a real love for dance. Meet the Staffordshire University Dance Club! The club is a fun and safe place to explore dance and improve your skills. They try to explore a range of dance styles and give members the opportunity to compete or just dance for fun. They welcome all levels of dancers and give them the opportunity to join their beginner competition team or their open classes, which are more relaxed sessio

 
Your Elected Officer Team for 24/25

Here they are! The students YOU have elected to be your Officer Team for the 2024/25 academic year!

 
Your Student Group Committees for 24/25

Here are the committees that you have elected to run your student groups for the 2024/25 academic year!

 
Spotlight of the Week – SAMS Society
Spotlight SAMS

Hello students! This week in Spotlight we are introducing you to a society that might interest many of you as it's popularity is growing worldwide! The society offers a great space for people who love anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture! Yes, we are talking about the Staffs Anime and Manga Society also known as SAMS!

 
Leadership Race - Elected Unopposed

With voting for contested posts opening in less than 24 hours, these candidates have been elected unopposed...

 
Spotlight of the Week – Guild of Assassins
Spotlight Guild of Assassins

This week in Spotlight, we have a society that shares a collective passion to hunt and “assassinate” each other using foam darts and various traps to accomplish their mission objectives set by our beloved Captain, Assbeard. Yes, we are talking about none other than the Guild of Assassins Society!

 
OMG: Tell Me More! - All About One Group Media

Could you see yourself taking part in a new creative experience?
OMG Radio might be the place for you!

 
Spotlight of the Week – Goth Society
Spotlight of the Week – Goth Society

This week in the Spotlight, we are introducing a fairly new place where things are dark and scary! Yes, we are talking about Staffs new Goth Society! The society is headed by the manager Aleksandra Limanowska, Finance officer – Taiga Hookey, Communications officer – Peter Conroy and Wellbeing and Inclusion Officer - Caitlin Richardson.

 
What is Laylat-al-Qadr
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Faran explains what Laylat-al-Qadir is and what its importance is to the Muslim faith.

 
Len's Progress Updates (April)
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Want to explore some of Len's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to this April!

 
Joseph's Progress Updates (April)
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over April!

 
Olayemi's Progress Updates (April)
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Want to explore some of Olayemi's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over April!

 
Student Group(s) of the Month: March - Team Tavern

Tavern Night bought not one, not two but five student groups together for an epic collaboration!

 
Spotlight of the Week - Mountaineering Club
Spotlight of the week - Mountaineering Club

This week, we are not spotlighting any society or club; because, it has already been taken from us by this well-deserving club, which is reaching new heights each year like it’s in their blood! Yes, we are talking about the recent Varsity winners the Mountaineering Club of Staffs supported by your Students’ Union!

 
Staying Late at Uni and Need to Break Your Fast?
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Iftar bags have been prepared by the Islamic Society and the chaplaincy for those staff and students who are still on campus while needing to break their fast!

 
Last Year's We Are Staffs Winners: Cosy Club
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Remember last year when the Cosy Club Society rocked the house and took home the Best New Startup award? Could this be your year?

 
Len's message ahead of the Leadership Race 2024
Len's message ahead of the Leadership Race 2024

Dear Students,

As my time as Vice President draws to a close, I am obliged to reflect on the notable journey I've been on over the past two years. It has been an honour and privilege to serve as your representative, working consistently to advocate for the needs and aspirations of our student body.

 
Spotlight of the week - Mario Kart Society
Spotlight of the week - Mario Kart Society

Over the the last 18 weeks, we have provided  18 spotlightarticles in the “Spotlight” section, which means there are 18 amazing societies you can read about on the Students’ Union website in detail, including what they are about, what they do, and how you can join them!

 
Olayemi on Transport: Railcards
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Olayemi is back to keep you up-to-date on the best transport bargains!

 
Olayemi's Progress Updates (March)
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Want to explore some of Olayemi's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over February!

 
Spotlight of the Week – Pokémon Society
Spotlight of the week - Pokemon Society

Let's gather around my fellow "Trainers" because this week; our spotlight shines brightly upon the Pokémon Society! Led by Poke masters John Stevens, Daisy Dillon, Aaron Lee, and Ben Ward, this Society is more than just a gathering—it's a sanctuary for Pokémon enthusiasts across the university. Whether you're a budding rookie, a battle-hardened veteran, or simply finding your Poké-path, fear not, for within these walls, there's a welcoming space reserved just for you!

 
Join the Conversation: YesLove! Launches "I Wish You Knew" Campaign
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In the rollercoaster of romantic relationships, our partner's actions can deeply affect our mental well-being, often without them even realising it. The I Wish You Knew Campaign aims to open this conversation!

 
Jack Phillips, a London student, raised £1175 for SpecialEffect via GAME-A-THON.
GAME-A-Thon Jack phillips

Thanks to all students and anyone who donated to Jack Phillips for 24 Hour Game-A-Thon, The night was full of gaming fun, from Party games on the Nintendo Wii, gaming on the consoles students brought in from PS5's to Full Gaming PC's, there were also big 5v5 tournaments on Overwatch 2 and Valorant in the Esports Arena, in which students showed of their skills and the staff members on site were able to show the students that we can keep up with the youngsters and their gaming prowess.

 
What is a Subject Rep?

What is a Student Rep and what do they do?

 
Faran's Progress Updates (March)
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Want to explore some of Faran's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over March!

 
Joseph's Progress Updates (March)
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over March!

 
Spotlight of the Week – Myth Society
Spotlight - Myth Society

Hello readers! It’s that time of the week again to ask us What’s on the “table”? Well, it is the society perfect for people who enjoys TABLETOP GAMES! The Myth Society supported by your Students’ Union is all about tabletop game players who play wide range of board games such as - card games, wargames, tabletop RPGs and more!

 
For Let: Think Before you Sign!

Got money on your mind? We are here to help during National Student Money Week!

 
Len's Progress Updates (March)
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Want to explore some of Len's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to this March!

 
Student Group of the Month: February - RAMS
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February saw so many groups take community spirit to a new level, but RAMS have taken the top spot this month for our Monthly Student Group Article

 
Why is the Leadership Race Important?
Why is the leadership race important

Okay, so we're all suddenly talking about elections... But why? What's the point? Let us spill the tea...

 
Can I Vote in the Leadership Race?

Are you eligible to vote - or run! - in the Leadership Race elections? Find out here!

 
Leadership Race: Should I Run?

Are you Umm-ing and Ahh-ing about whether to nominate yourself in our Leadership Race? Try our helpful quiz!

 
What Roles are Elected in the Leadership Race?

Nominations for the Leadership Race are open! But what do each of the posts actually mean?

 
How To Earn Student Group Badges
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Ideas and tips for committee leaders

 
Mind the Funding Gap: Planning Ahead for the Summer

Got money on your mind? We are here to help during National Student Money Week!

 
Buy Now, Pay Forever? The Risks of Buy Now, Pay Later schemes
The Risks of Buy Now, Pay Later schemes

Got money on your mind? We are here to help during National Student Money Week!

 
Why is the National Student Survey Important?
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This survey is your opportunity to play a pivotal role in influencing the university's path. Whether it's the quality of teaching or the accessibility of support services, every aspect of your experience here is open for discussion. Your feedback holds immense power in driving positive change within our community. By directly participating in the NSS, you are influence decision-making processes, leading the university towards initiatives that matter most to you.

 
Navigating Affordable Transport for Students
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Olayemi introduces you to the world of cheaper transport for students!

 
Spotlight of the Week – The Creative Writing Society
Spotlight of the week - creative writing

Writing is important for communication. It needs creativity and resilience. Writers craft engaging stories, inviting readers into new worlds and nurturing a love for reading. The Creative Writing Society at Staffs is a recently revived club revolving around everything to do with writing. Having held the first taster session in February, the society is dedicated to exploring creativity and self-expression through writing in a fun and welcoming environment.

 
Spotlight of the Week – Folklore Society
Spotlight of the week - folklore

Staffordshire Students' Union supports many great societies and communities, and We're featuring them every week in our spotlight section. Folklore is now one of them, and we're proud to say they have cultivated a wonderful community of folklore fanatics! Everyone is welcome to the Folklore Society, and they're providing a great experience to every member of Staffordshire Students' Union.

 
Station Road transformation receives planning approval
Station Road transformation

Plans have been approved for the Transforming Cities programme of works to Station Road in Stoke to create an attractive and welcoming space outside Stoke-on-Trent’s main rail station.

 
How to Find the Right Volunteering Opportunity for You
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Whilst it can be daunting looking at all the opportunities at your fingertips, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are a few tips to find the right opportunity for you.

 
How to Get Involved in Volunteering
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There are so many ways to get involved and gain some volunteering work experience. In today’s article, we’ll look at some local and national examples of organisations that you can volunteer with and make the most of any spare time you might have.

 
Why Should you consider volunteering?

There are so many benefits to volunteering, and in this quick read, we’ll explore a couple of excellent benefits and reasons to consider volunteering.

 
What is Student Volunteering Week?
Student Volunteering Network’

This week is the Student Volunteering Network’s (SVN) “Student Volunteering Week” (Try saying that 5 times), and during this week, we’ll be looking at some useful tips and tricks to prepare you for any future volunteering you may wish to do. We’ll also be showing you some great local and national organisations that offer loads of volunteering opportunities.

 
A Message From SWIS on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

This International Day of Women and Girls in Science, our Staffs Women in STEM student group have a short message to celebrate!

 
Student Volunteering Week : What is it?
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What is Student Volunteering Week?

 
Spotlight of the Week – Hoyo Society
Spotlight Hoyo society

This week, again, it’s time for yet another society to take the spotlight, and it’s none other than the Hoyo society! The Hoyo Society is focused on all things Hoyoverse.

 
Spotlight of the Week – Hedgehog Friendly Campus
Spotlight of the week - Hedgehog friendly campus

In recent months, we have showcased various societies related to art, sports, games, and education. This week, we have something different to share with you- a society that is dedicated to a noble cause - saving hedgehogs!

 
Joseph's Progress Updates (February)
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over February!

 
Olayemi's Progress Updates (February)
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Want to explore some of Olayemi's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over February!

 
Len's Progress Updates (February)
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Want to explore some of Len's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to this February!

 
Faran's Progress Updates (February)
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Want to explore some of Faran's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over February!

 
A Night of Spiritual Ascension - Muslims Worldwide Commemorate Shab-e-Miraj
Shab-e-Miraj

In a night of profound significance, Muslims around the world are set to commemorate Shab-e-Miraj, a miraculous journey undertaken by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), marking a pivotal event in Islamic history.

 
Spotlight of the Week – Amateur Dramatics Society
Spotlight of the week - Amateur Dramatics Society

Hold onto your hats, spotlight seekers, because this week we're shining a light on the society that breathes life into the stage – the Amateur Dramatics Society! Forget stiff rehearsals and gloomy monologues. This crew is all about silliness, laughter, and putting on a show that'll have you rolling in the aisles.

 
A Message From Vamsi on Indian Republic Day
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A short message from Vamsi, Computer Games Design student & International Engagement Coordinator, to mark Indian Republic Day.

 
Spotlight of the Week – Fight Club
Fight club

Greetings, warriors of Staffs Uni! It's that time again to shine a light on a student group that's sure to add a punch to your university experience. This week, our spotlight is on Fight Club – a group for all things fighting game related.

 
Bramble clear­ance works on Leek Road site
Bramble clear­ance works on Leek Road site

On Tuesday 30 January 2024 and Wednesday 31 January 2024, bramble clearance works will be taking place by a field pathway within the grounds of the University’s Leek Road site in Stoke-on-Trent.

Works will be carried out between approximately 8am and 4pm daily with work expected to be completed on Wednesday 31 January 2024.

 
Top five mistakes students make when renting a property

Renting as a student is a significant responsibility, involving more than just choosing a space. In this article we uncover five common mistakes students often make when renting. It's important to be aware of potential issues when finding accommodation as a student. By understanding these challenges, you can make informed decisions and have a smoother experience.

 
Student Group Badges Term One 23/24
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Recognising our student groups helping to deliver our Values

 
Spotlight of the Week: Life Drawing Society
Life drawing society

Hey there! It's that time of the week again to check out "Spotlight" for student groups you might want to join. We're all about making your campus life more awesome. We're talking sports, arts, academics – you name it! There are over a hundred groups waiting for you and joining won't break the bank. Some are even free! Just view the Clubs and Societies page to see what's up. Don't miss out on the fun – it's your opportunity to meet new friends and enjoy yourself. This week in Spotlight,

 
Olayemi's Progress Updates (January)
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Want to explore some of Olayemi's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over January!

 
Faran's Progress Updates (January)
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Want to explore some of Faran's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over January!

 
Joseph's Progress Updates (January)
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over January!

 
Len's Progress Updates (January)
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Want to explore some of Len's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to this January!

 
Why Veganuary?

Why Veganuary?...Try Veganuary

 
Spotlight of the week - Scarlettes
Spotlight Staffordshire Scarlettes

Laura, Staffordshire Scarlettes committee manager shares with us an update of achievements throughout the term. The Scarlettes team work hard, play hard and support each other throughout. Laura is deservedly proud of her team and we're proud of you Laura...keep doing what you do!

 
Volunteer: Changes Health and Wellbeing
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Volunteer opportunity with Changes, providing health and support services for children, young people and adults in Stoke on Trent

 
Spotlight of the Week - Coven Society
Spotlight of the week - Coven Society

Merry Christmas to all Students! This is the last week before we go on the Christmas Holidays and maybe the last Spotlight of this year! That’s why we have decided to infuse this festive season with a touch of spirituality, enchantment, and the exploration of ancient wisdom, providing an avenue for students to delve into the mystique of witches, spirituality, and tarot cards.

 
Staffs Women in STEM

Find our about our latest new student group - Staffs Women in STEM

 
Exceptional Circumstances: The Guide

Sometimes, life can throw unexpected and unavoidable things your way that impact your ability to complete your work. That's when Exceptional Circumstances comes in...

 
10 Tips for an eco-friendly Christmas
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Lots of people doing small things, adds up to a big difference

 
Students' Winter Fair, a huge success!

On 6th December 2023, Staffordshire University and Staffordshire University Students' Union organised the Winter Fair that became a HUGE success, attended by over 500 students, 100 Staff and over 60 members of the public!

 
Staying safe over Christmas
Christmas Tree

Don't let Christmas be cancelled by leaving your candles lit...

 
Len's Progress Updates (December)
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Want to explore some of Len's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to this December!

 
Joseph's Progress Updates (December)
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over December!

 
Faran's Progress Updates (December)
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Want to explore some of Faran's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over December!

 
Olayemi's Progress Updates (December)
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Want to explore some of Olayemi's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over December!

 
Harm Reduction: The Guidance
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Learn more about how some common substances work and interact, and the legal consequences of using, possessing or distributing them.

 
Spotlight of the Week – Rolling Bones Society
Rolling Bones Society

London students! It's your time to shine in Spotlight. Because this week in the Spotlight, we are introducing a London-based society that loves miniature painting, tabletop roleplaying games, or hanging out playing a variety of different games with friends! Tabletop gaming is a fun hobby with many different types of games, including board games, roleplaying games, and tabletop wargames. Painted miniatures make playing these games even more exciting and immersive than unpainted ones.

 
Len on Harm Reduction

This Student Drug & Alcohol Awareness week, we're sharing all the amazing work Full-Time Officer, Len, has done on harm reduction this year.

 
Spotlight of the Week – Cosy Club Society
Spotlight Cosy Club

Welcome to Spotlight! Each week, we feature a student group that aligns with your interests. Our goal is to help you find societies that resonate with your interests. With hundreds of student groups available, both free and with nominal membership fees, there is sure to be something that matches your personal taste! This week, we're happy to introduce you to one of our coolest societies - the Cosy Club!

 
Spotlight of the Week – Cop Shop

Are you interested in Policing, Criminology, or Forensic investigation? If so, this maybe the right society for you! Allow me to introduce you to a bold and welcoming society, run in partnership with Staffordshire Police, dedicated to the practical aspects of policing - The Cop Shop Society.

 
Uni­versity emer­gency mes­saging alerts via SMS – Test Mes­sage on Monday 27 Novem­ber 2023
Emergency SMS alert

All staff and students will all be automatically enrolled in the messaging system. Whilst there will be an option to opt out, it is strongly recommended that you remain enrolled and that you ensure that any mobile telephone contact details held for you are kept up to date.

 
Spotlight of the week – Cosplay and Crafts Society
Cosplay and Crafts society

Each week in Spotlight we promote a student group you can think of joining to if it matches your interest. We hope you find this section informative and encourages you to joining a society. We have more than hundreds of student groups you can join with a nominal membership fee, and some are completely free to join. You can see all of them here in the Clubs and Societies.

 
Volunteer to Elf out with BHF

British Heart Foundation are looking for Christmas Elfers

 
Spotlight of the week – DEGS Society
Spotlight of the week - DEGS Society

To create awareness about all our societies, we're bringing you this regular student group Spotlight, where we will introduce all the societies you may want to join!

 
Ubisoft Good Game Play Book

Ubisoft and Safe In Our World launch a Good Game Play Book to encourage healthy gaming behaviours.

 
Joseph's Progress Updates (November)
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over November!

 
Faran's Progress Updates (November)
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Want to explore some of Faran's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over November!

 
Olayemi's Progress Updates (November)
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Want to explore some of Olayemi's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over November!

 
Len's Progress Updates (November)
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Want to explore some of Len's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to this November!

 
Pumpkin disposal on campus

Let us compost your pumpkins

 
Volunteer: Home Start Trustee Board
Home Start Logo

Home-Start Staffordshire Moorlands trustee board vacancy (voluntary)

 
Students Like Me: Lillith on Care Leavers' Week 2023

A message from Forensic Investigation student for Care Leavers' Week 2023.

 
Spotlight of the Week – Staffs Idol Society
Idol society at Staffs

To create awareness about all our societies, we're bringing you this regular student group Spotlight, where we will introduce all the societies you may want to join!

 
Have you found your club or society yet?

Our student led groups have been busy hosting give it a go sessions for new students.

 
NUS Survey with £500 up for grabs
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£500 main prize and 10 x £50 prizes up for grabs.
Survey open until 12th November.

 
A Day to Remember: EA Sports FC Tournament at Staffordshire University!

A Thrilling Day of Gaming and Football Magic Unleashes at Staffordshire University!

 
A Message From Len on Anti-Slavery Day

A short message from Full-Time Officer, Len Stuart, to recognise Anti-Slavery Day 2023.

 
A Sustainable Christmas Day
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Have a sustainable Christmas!

 
The Safe Taxi Scheme
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Learn more about the project by 22/23 President, Hannah, that helps you get home if you're stranded on a night out...

 
Spotlight of the Week – Engineering Society
Staffs Uni Engineering Society

To create awareness about all our societies, we're bringing you this regular student group Spotlight, where we will introduce all the societies you may want to join!

 
Spotlight of the Week – RAMS (Rock, Alternative, Metal Society)
RAMS

To create awareness about all our societies, we're bringing you this regular student group Spotlight, where we will introduce all the societies you may want to join!

 
Len's Progress Updates (October)
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Want to explore some of Len's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to this October!

 
Faran's Progress Updates (October)
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Want to explore some of Faran's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over October!

 
Olayemi's Progress Updates (October)
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Want to explore some of Olayemi's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over October!

 
Joseph's Progress Updates (October)
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over October!

 
A Message from Olayemi on Nigerian Independence Day!

Students' Union President, Olayemi, shares a message to mark Nigerian Independence Day!

 
Volunteer : Young at Heart Project

Volunteering opportunity with Father Hudson's Care

 
Academic Societies
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What are Academic Societies? Features and Benefits

 
Olayemi's Progress Updates (September)
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Want to explore some of Olayemi's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over September!

 
Len's Progress Updates (September)
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Want to explore some of Len's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to this September!

 
Joseph's Progress Updates (September)
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here, you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to over September!

 
Welcome @ Staffordshire University
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Welcome is a super exciting time of the academic year... But what exactly is it?

 
Faran's Progress Updates
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Want to explore some of Faran's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to!

 
Joseph's Progress Updates
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Want to explore some of Joseph's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to!

 
Len's Progress Updates
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Want to explore some of Len's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to!

 
Olayemi's Progress Updates
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Want to explore some of Olayemi's past progress updates? Here you'll find a short profile of what he's been up to!

 
Student Representatives Create Change in the Drama Department
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Student Representatives Create Change in the Drama Department

 
Staffs Union Maintains Excellent Award
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Green Impact Students' Union Accreditation for Staffs Union

 
Staffs SU comes out on top for this years Best Bar None awards
National Winner - Best Bar None

The Staffs Students' Union venue teams walk away with three awards, including the National Winners!

 
Staffordshire University’s Citizenship Module on Consent and Healthy Relationships Set to Launch Aft
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Staffordshire University is gearing up to unveil its eagerly anticipated Citizenship Module, a comprehensive educational resource covering vital topics such as consent, healthy relationships, gender-based violence, active bystander intervention, and unconscious bias. Lead by Len Stuart, Vice President 2022-2024, and by Hannah Blackburn, President 2021 -2023, the module represents a significant milestone in the university's commitment to fostering a safe and inclusive campus environment.

 
Jayne Evans, Lecturer HSW
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For always encouraging and supporting Stafford students.

 
GreenPad Staff SU
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For working tirelessly to support students in accommodation

 
Michelle Emery, Lettings Manager SU
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For being an amazing listener and always being there for students.

 
Jamie Robertson, SU Student Voice
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For always being supportive and going the extra mile for students.

 
Donna Graham , Tutor JSS
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For always being supportive, patient and kind.

 
Phil Chamberlain, Student DTA
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For always going above and beyond for the Cheerleading Team.

 
Jessica Scougall, SU Staff
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For always giving 100% effort, time and commitment to every role and responsibility.

 
Sid Impey, Student DTA
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For dedicating continuous time and effort in supporting LGBTQ+ students.

 
Kerry Magee, SU Venue Manager
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For being an amazing, supportive and selfless manager.

 
Emily Baughn, Union Team Member
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For being an amazing friend who is always supporting others

 
Charlie Reece, Ember Lounge Manager
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For acting quickly and using the appropriate first aid to help someone in need.

 
Jaimie Ditchfield, Lecturer DTA
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For being an amazing support for colleagues and students.

 
Lauren Metclafe, Professor JSS
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For having incredible dedication and going above and beyond for students.

 
10 Ways to be More Sustainable this Christmas

10 Ways to be more sutainable this christmas from Washi tape, to newspaper some of these just might surprise you!

 
Disabled Students' Network, Student
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For the continued support on improving accessibility for all on campus.

 
LGBTQ+ Network, Student Group
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For coming together and raising a significant amount of money for the Transition Fund.

 
Campaign for sustainable living at university
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Make your accommodation more sustainable

 
Better Staffs for sustainable change
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Submit your ideas for sustainable change

 
 
Better Staffs
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Do you have an idea to make something better at your University, your Union or the world?

 
Better Staffs
Better staffs 2022

Do you have an idea to make something better at your University, your Union or the world?

 
 
Ethical and Sustainable Purchasing from a Student Team Member perspective
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Saving the environment and your pocket at the same time!

 
NHS Covid Passport
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What Plan B means to you and everything you need to know about entering our club nights.

 
Podcast Episode 5:
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Postgraduate Student Finance

 
Podcast Episode 4

Funding for Healthcare Professionals, Students with Disabilities

 
Podcast Episode 3. Support for Undergraduate Student Parents
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Martin and Ralph talk with student-parent Eddie Bammeke`

 
Podcast Episode 2. Undergraduate Student Finance
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Martin and Ralph discuss Student Finance

 
Advice Podcast Episode 1 - What is Blackbullion
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Danny and Martin from the Advice team discuss Blackbullion with President Hannah Blackburn

 
Zero Waste Section at the Student's Union Shop
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It's Zero Waste when it comes to reduce, reuse and recycle!

 
Team Manifesto 2020/21 - Leaving a legacy

Where your elected officer team are up to with the team manifesto.

 
Sustainability Plan 2021
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Each year we set out our SMART plan for sustainability, helping to create and develop a more #SustainableUnion.

 
Join the Sustainability Challenge
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Do you have a great idea that will help to make our campuses more environmentally sustainable? Would you like the opportunity to win funding, to turn that idea into a reality?

 
Team Manifesto 2020/21 - Semester 2 - Hitting the ground running!

Where your elected officer team are up to with the team manifesto.

 
Team Manifesto 2020/21 - Semester 1 - That's a wrap!

Where your elected officer team are up to with the team manifesto.

 
There's #NoExcuse for Islamaphobia and hate crime at Staffs

Find out how you can be an #UPSTANDERnotbystander

 
How to format an article on the Students' Union website
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Follow this guide to create engaging and accessible written content for students