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What's the point of a panel debate?

Fri 11 May 2018 Welfare

Societies Annual General Meeting

Find out what happened in the Societies Annual General Meeting...

Thu 10 May 2018 Societies

Sports Awards 2018 - the winners

Wednesday 2 May saw the annual Team Derby Sports Awards take place at Derbyshire Cricket Ground, welcoming hundreds of students and staff to celebrate...

Thu 03 May 2018 Union Sports

By-Elections 2018 - The Results!

Tue 01 May 2018 Union of Students - Academic
Student Stress Student Stress Everywhere

Assignment 101

It's that time of year where deadlines are looming and you're trying to balance them along side everything else you're doing. Don't forget to take a b...

Mon 16 Apr 2018 Union of Students - Academic

Fundraising Top Tips!

Check out some fundraising top tips from Charlotte, your Vice-president (Community)...

Tue 27 Mar 2018 Raise and Give

Union Elections 2018

Check out who's been elected to represent you for 2018/19...

Thu 08 Mar 2018 Elections

Programme Rep Conference Q&A

Your questions from the Programme Rep Conference answered...

Wed 24 Jan 2018 Union of Students


Do you know someone who goes above and beyond to represent you, your course or a group of people? It’s time to give them some recognition for all thei...

Fri 01 Dec 2017 Union of Students - Academic


Tue 21 Nov 2017 Law

RAG Week Success

Last week was RAG week and for those of you who didn’t see the embarrassing video of myself jumping out of a plane; RAG stands for Raise and Give and ...

Mon 13 Nov 2017 Union of Students
Students fundraising for CHICKS

Bye Gaujcher, hello Community Contribution Points

If any of you were about the University during the elections period, there’s a high chance you caught some Gaujcher action but just like the Union it'...

Mon 06 Nov 2017 Union of Students

Free Public Speaking Workshop

Back, by popular demand, is the Law Society's Public Speaking Training Workshop....

Wed 18 Oct 2017 Law

Law Society Membership Update

The Law Society are celebrating breaking through the 100 member barrier....

Tue 10 Oct 2017 Law

Upcoming Events

Union of Students Sold Out!!! Mental Health First Aid Training
24th May 9am - 25th May 5pm
Very limited number of places available.
Union of Students Union Awards: Education
24th May 7pm - 10pm
Derby Theatre
Come and join us for a celebration of student led excellence in learning and teaching
Nursing Cocktail Masterclass
25th May 7pm - 9pm
Revolution Derby
Discover expert cocktail making secrets and learn about the best premium spirits and fresh, fruity ingredients. You’ll be shown how to create the dreamiest flavour combos – and have a damn good time doing so!
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Law Law Society Ball
25th May 7pm - 11:59pm
Pride Park Stadium, Derby, UK
Our annual Law Society Ball, traditionally held close to the end of the examination period this event is the event that we all look forward to. After Purchase:
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Union of Students Committee Training 2018
29th May 9am - 5pm
Committee Training for 2018/19
Union of Students Positive Minds Training
31st May 10am - 1st June 4pm
Student Minds volunteer opportunity to be trained and then deliver the Positive Minds Training to students.
Quidditch The 6th Annual Mercian Cup
2nd June midnight - 3rd June midnight
Markeaton Park
The Derby Daemons 6th Annual Mercian Cup, a "fantasy" quidditch tournament of 8 hand picked teams battling it out on the quidditch pitch for the coveted trophy!
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Gaming UK Board Games Expo Trip
2nd June 9am - 5pm
Birmingham NEC
Gaming is hosting a trip to UKGE
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Nursing Alton Towers
29th June 9am - 6pm
Alton Towers
Return coach and entry into Alton Towers included! Members - £28 Non-members - £33
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Union of Students Leadership Residential Weekend
7th September noon - 9th September 4pm
Chicks (Meet at Kedleston Road)
Nursing September 2015 Cohort Nursing Graduation Ball
7th September 7pm - midnight
Cathedral Quarter Hotel, Derby
Celebrate your graduation in style at Derby's Cathedral Quarter Hotel! Welcome drink, professional photography, 3 course meal, DJ and disco afterwards included. Please note this is a student only event, no plus ones.
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Your officer trustees

Union President
Grace Suszek
Oversees the Union and all it does
Vice President (Community)
Charlotte Gauja
For Societies, RAG and Student Media
Vice President (Sport)
Connor Todd
Competitive sport and BUCS games
Vice President (Welfare)
Abby Wilson
Advice, health and more
Vice President (Academic Affairs)
Megan Hill
For all things education and course based