Staffordshire University Students' Union news

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!

 
Your Thoughts on Sports

Do you want to play more sport, be more active or are you already up and at 'em? Tell us about your experience! You'll be in with a chance to win £50 shopping voucher.

 
OMG Radio show wins most prestigious student radio award in UK!

Congratulations to "Love, Art & Radio Resistance".

 
The Smart Zone is open!
Staffordshire University logo with Smart Zone logo

See the highlights from the Smart Zone opening in Mellor building!

 
NEW Wallplanner Released!

Check out our new Wallplanner online, covering the rest of the semester. Designed by Union Team Member, Tom!

 
The BAME Attainment Gap | #BlackHistoryMonth

Blog by Staffordshire University Vice Chancellor, Liz Barnes

 
The #BetterStaffs Action Plan | October 2019
The Union logo and #ProudToBeStaffs

You told us your ideas, we listened. Read the next steps.

 
Students who are #ProudToBeBlack
nom and friend

Nom and her flatmate share some traditional family recipes in their kitchen.

 
'Black enough' | #BlackHistoryMonth

"Being black - or being black enough - became a part of my every day, lived experience." Read Leah's story.

 
BHM's Top 12 Must See List!

Do you know your black history? You will by the time you've read and watched all this!

 
Lecturers who are #ProudToBeBlack

Because we believe it's important to see yourself represented in Higher Education.

 
What even is a Students' Union?!

Would you be able to answer this question?

 
Could you be one of our next Student Trustees?

Help shape your Students' Union by becoming one of our Student Trustees for the year ahead.

 
Parking Update

One of our senior managers and our fantastic commuter network lead have met with the University about parking - and here's what we know...

 
Why Black History Month Matters

Your Union Vice President, Geeta Lal, talks about the importance of Black History Month

 
Top tips for LGBT+ students coming to Staffs!

We asked students who identify as LGBT+ to tell us a bit about how they settled into Uni.

 
#ProudToBeBlack in Biology

Black Staffs students and alumni from the Biology Department share their achievements

 
Sport at Staffs and why you should Give It A Go

Hear from the clubs themselves why you should join

 
Allies Programme
Photo of the LGBT+ Allies

Last week we joined students, staff and friends around the University to launch the new Allies Programme.

 
Can we REALLY achieve Climate Change targets?

Find out how you can help as part of our #SustainableUnion!

 
GradEX 2019 - Meet The Students
GradEX logo.

GradEX gives graduating students an opportunity to showcase themselves and their work to industry professionals! We managed to grab a few students for a chat about their GradEX presentations...

 
Former SU President receives Stonewall Role Model award

"I was shocked and so pleased to receive this award from Stonewall, and allows me to raise the profile of transgender within the midlands."

 
Campus Walking Maps
walking maps

The University have put together some easy walks to get you active - take a break and enjoy a stroll.

 
Best Bar None Once Again!

Did you know that our Union Venues have (once again) received Gold Standard ‘Best Bar None’?

 
Top tips for keeping your home safe and secure

Find out the best ways to keep your home safe and secure

 
Staffs Cheer Squad making us #ProudToBeStaffs

The Scorpions killed it in recent ICE cooler competition!

 
PANTS Campaign!

Giving pants to Brighter Futures!

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

Find out how you can be an #UPSTANDERnotbystander

 
Student Voice Month!

A summary of Student Voice Month's Key Events

 
Can You Go A Month Without Plastic?

More than 8 million tons of plastic are dumped in our oceans every year. Half of it comes from disposable plastics that are only used once before being thrown away.

 
Top Tips for #StaffsWelcome...

...from the Mature, Parent & Carer Network

 
The Great Plastic Pick Up

We're getting involved with the nations biggest litter pick!

 
Eco Ember Refurb

The new look Ember Lounge doesn't just look great, it has some environmental credentials to match

 
Be a Green Heart Champion ??
The Climate Coalition

THE CLIMATE COALITION ARE SHOWING THE LOVE FOR THE PEOPLE, PLACES AND LIFE WE DON'T WANT TO LOSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

 
We're Switched On To Turning Off - Resource Report
Watts Happening

The 2017/18 utility update is here - and it's more good news!

 
SSS 2018 - Your chance to win £200
SSS2018 Win £200 of Vouchers

Complete the SSS2018 and enter the competition to win £200 of supermarket vouchers

 
Reducing our Carbon Emissions With Enterprise
Emission Impossible

With help from Enterprise we've made nearly 3000 miles of driving in to an eco-dream.

 
The Great Donate 2018

Be part of something big, volunteer with the Great Donate 2018

 
Our Recycling Update
Trash Talk

We're not rubbish at recycling...

 
The Winners of our 'Snap for Cash' Competition!
Snap 4 Cash

Our lucky winners bagged themsleves £20 cash after entering our competition.

 
Our Survey Says...
Had your say?

Over 90% of students want action on single use plastic.

 
Sustainable Union: Green Conversations in London
NUS HQ, London

Vice President Sam Pillow travelled to London last week for his quarterly Environmental Sustainability Advisory Board meeting at NUS headquarters. There the group spent the time planning a better involvement with parliament, upcoming sustainability campaigns for national universities to adopt, and a big ask for lecturers.

 
Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 - Come on in
Fairtrade Fortnight

From the 26th February to March 11th the Fairtrade Foundation are celebrating ethical trade - Come on in

 
Your Students’ Union venues are ‘Best Bar None’ GOLD!

We've won a ‘Best Bar None’ Gold Accredited Award!

 
National Tree Week

It was Tree-mendous

 
Dr. Bike Returns To Ember Square For 2017-18
Dr Bike

Dr Bike is returning to Ember Square to give your bike a free check-up and offer advice about renting a bike for a year!