COVID-19 Update
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As we head further into July and the summer period, we wanted to update all students with our current position and share some great news about how the start of the next year will work.

BLM fired up at the People’s Climate March, Washington, United States

Our inclusive values as a Union mean that we actively stand against racism, we know that awareness, education and change must continue far beyond a hashtag.

Education Awards - Your Winners
Staff and Students sitting in a theatre during the 2019 Education Awards

As we adapt and change the Education Awards for this academic year to an online version, we would like to congratulate and thank every single person who has been part of making change happen this year.
Thank you to all the programme reps, part time officers, full time officers and staff across the Union and University for all the hard work and dedication you are given and excelled in.

Interview with 1999-2000 Vice President (Welfare) Clare Clark
Clare Clark's campaign poster from 1999.

“Amazing – once in a lifetime.” Clare reflects on her transformative experience as Vice President (Welfare).

Your questions answered!
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Your Programme Reps and Part Time Officers attended Rep Conference in November and asked key University staff members questions all things relating to facilities to improve your student experience.

Interview with 2014-16 President Daisy Giuliano
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“Fun. Transformative. Memories for life.” Daisy reviews her time as elected Union President.

3 takeaways from the School of Arts rep forum
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Representing the interests of Arts students at the rep conference - Art and Media Officer Nina Cupric updates on behalf of her team of reps in the school.

Would you carpool to uni?
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Part Time Officer Rachel represents the interests of Commuter Students by looking into lift share schemes.

Six silly questions with Emily Lane
Your new Vice President (Welfare), Emily, standing in Markeaton Park

A quick icebreaker with your new Vice President (Welfare)!

Six silly questions with Josh Williams
Your new Vice President (Activities), Josh, standing in Markeaton Park

A quick icebreaker with your new Vice President (Activities)!

Six silly questions with Nina Cupric
Your new Vice President (Education), Nina, standing in Markeaton Park

A quick icebreaker with your new Vice President (Education)!

Six silly questions with Corey Beck
Your new Union President, Corey, standing in Markeaton Park

A quick icebreaker with your new Union President!

Representing your interests – Academic Societies
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Nicole opens about her experience as a Part Time Officer and exciting plans for a new academic society for Education.

BREAKING: Basshunter confirmed for Freshers 2019
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Eurodance sensation Basshunter has joined Love Island's Luke Kempner as part of your star-studded Freshers' Fortnight line-up!

Computer says "yes"
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Your Union of Students have been horsing around all in the name of benefitting you. Here's every freebie you will ever need, courtesy of IT Services.

Representing your Interests at Rep Conference

Wednesday 27th November saw the annual Union of Students representative conference. The Union's Part Time Officer for Education Council, Chris Winson, reflects on some of the key points from the academic discussion within the panel debate.

Freshers 2020 - here's the plan

This year, the start of your journey will look a little different, but we’re committed to offering you fantastic opportunities to meet new people and socialise, express yourself and your identity, join a vibrant student community and fulfil your potential.

Representing your interests - Buxton
A Union Representative speaks into a microphone at the Programme Rep Conference.

Your questions answered about changes relating to Buxton students...

Compassion in Education Conference
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Education Chair Chris Winson reports on his experience at the first ever Compassion in Education Conference.

NUS-SOS Sustainability Summit

Angharad Evans, Officer for Ethics and Environment reports back from the NUS Sustainability Summit...

Derby Uni has gone Anonymous

Who even are you?!