We’re here to help you get the best degree possible, but we also want your time here to have a lasting impact on your life beyond university.

From volunteering and paid work, to becoming the leader of your SU, we want to stack your CV with useful skills and opportunities!



We are seeking committee members to make the big decisions that steer our SU, putting the student voice at the heart of what we do. This is a unique opportunity to leave a lasting impact whilst adding invaluable experience to your CV.

We want student subject-matter experts and passionate creatives from all backgrounds. Whether your interests are in partying, playing, food & drink, social & political issues, or if you’d like to flex the skills you’re developing through your studies, we want your input. No experience necessary. We’re building this together from the ground up.

From 1st September, you will be able regsiter your interest in the below committees:

  • Bars & Catering
  • SU Advice
  • Retail
  • Events
  • Just Play
  • Sub Zero


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