To mark World Mental Health Day, Ben Vulliamy reflects on leadership and loneliness
As students around the UK prepare to return to campus, it is worth reflecting on how they are perceived by the broader community. While often the targets of derision, this generation is facing unprecedented economic, personal and social challenges.
In this piece Sarah Ellis, CEO at Glyndwr discusses her MBA
Each year,ACUI’s “The Bulletin” showcases inventive programs and services recently introduced in US (and beyond) college unions and student activities.
The two things SU’s say they need more of is always space and money, no matter how big or small the Union is.
After leaving the student movement just over a year ago this year was the first time in 12 years that I was not been heavily immersed in the mania that is SU elections season.
The onset of industrial action across the Russell Group and former 94 Group was bound to pique the interest of the right wing press- and true to form over the past week or so there has been considerable pick up of young conservatives’ petitions and Tab stories on students demanding “refunds” for lost lectures.
In recent years much of the national discussion has been about various exciting student engagement schemes – such as Students as Change Agents, Student Fellows Scheme and a whole host of other schemes.
My name is Steve Coole and I am the current NUS Wales Director. I have worked in the student movement for 13 years and was diagnosed with depression in 2016. The student movement is very dear to me, as are the wonderful people that have taught me so much. It’s shaped me and improved me […]
In a JISC mail sent by Andy Morwood, CEO at St Mary’s SU, he raised the question around making membership of student groups free, for both accessibility and for building bigger and more engaged communities. As Andy says: “All the good stuff.” There are numerous arguments here against this around the financial sustainability, the token gesture to motivate commitment, […]