Staffordshire University Students' Union news

7 Things to do this Half Term For under £15

Fun things to do this half term without breaking the bank

 
Forward Planning

What will the officer team be working on moving forward?

 
Top 5 Events Not to Miss This Month
Top 5 events not to miss this month

With so many amazing events this month we have written a small article highlighting our top 5 not to miss!

 
Stoke Fundraising Nurses

Raised big money for Dougie Mac!

 
Get to know... Cheerleading!

Get to know the student-led groups at Staffs, this time feat. the Staffordshire Scorpions!

 
Student Voice Month!

A summary of Student Voice Month's Key Events

 
Student Voice Month: Our top 5 impacts

Read the top 5 impacts from your Students' Union to date!

 
Mental Health Month: A Student Story

"I opened up to other people about my mental and realised I wasn’t alone"

 
Top tips for walking home and staying safe

Find out the best ways to stay safe when walking home, grabbing a take-away or heading out at night

 
#WorldMentalHealthDay 2018 at Staffs
Image of the Mental Health and Wellbeing Month branding - blue/green background with head shape crea

Highlights from and key parts of the day.

 
My Top 3 UK Theme Parks
Roller Coaster Image

It's high summer, so as a 'coaster lover, here's my Top 3 Theme Parks

 
DIY Pizza

Ready in 5 minutes.
Costs £1 per person.

 
Slow Cooked Fajita Chicken

Ready in 2+ hours.
Costs £9.85 for 4 servings.

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

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

 
Huge success at #TheGreatDonate 2018!

12 bags of duvets, 11 crates of food, 5 bags of bedding and 5 boxes of cleaning products...

 
Keeping your data safe - GDPR

Take a look at our GDP-aRticle for an exciting GDPR update

 
Tash's Top Tips for dealing with stress

5 top tips from Vice-President Tash Crump to help with stress levels this Mental Health Awareness Week

 
Proud to be Staffs - Student Experience Awards

Thanks to all the fantastic staff and Student Groups who help make an incredible experience here at Staffordshire University

 
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.

 
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.

 
What is 'For our Future's Sake'?

For our Future's Sake, otherwise known as 'FFS' is a movement of young people and students pushing for a people's vote on the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union.

 
The Student Hub Values Workshop

Read about the student consultation on the new Student Hub.

 
Staffordshire Scarlettes National Championship Win!
Cheerleaders pre-Routine 'Prayer Circle' warm up

The Scarlettes brand new hip hop dance team took home a 1st place trophy and a Grand Champions National title for Staffordshire University!

 
Our Survey Says...
Had your say?

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

 
Your new Officer team is...

After over 2,000 of you voted in this years Leadership Race (which we can't thank you enough for!) today is the day that we find out who you've elected to run the Students' Union for the next academic year.

 
Staffs Women's Football Club Clinch League Title

Staffs Women's Football Club clinched the BUCS Football 2017-18 Midlands 4A Division Title on Wednesday with an emphatic win over Nottingham Trent.

 
Your 2018-19 Candidates

A number of students are campaigning for your vote in the Leadership Race, each with varying policies to show you why they should be elected as a Full Time Officer. We've selected just a few of their key campaigns, but will provide links to their full manifestos so you can get a deeper insight into who you're voting for.

 
The Student Members Meeting 2018

On Wednesday 7th March, the Students' Union held its first Student Members Meeting - a change to the annual AGM of yesteryear.

 
Fundraising for Sepsis UK in the name of Dylan Day

On Saturday 20th January, a young 12-year-old boy called Dylan Day sadly passed away after just a few days of illness.

 
£20 for a photo? Keep reading to find out more...

You said, we’ve done. Over the last few years we’ve heard from lots of you about how difficult it is to recycle your rubbish in Uni halls and that sounds like a real Pane in the Glass!

 
Student Volunteering Week 2018

Last year we had a huge number of volunteers, who completed nearly 10,000 hours of volunteering. Could you help beat these numbers next year?

 
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

 
Things Officers Did To Change Your Experience

The Officer Team isn't here to just look pretty above Ember or do speeches at your graduation, they actually do so much more.

 
Diversity Fashion Show 2018: Get Involved

Staffordshire University Students’ Union Diversity Fashion Show is returning in March 2018 – and we need you! Do you want to gain some amazing experience alongside your degree, or just take part in something fun for a great cause?

 
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!