It's officially their first day, so let's welcome Stevie, Ben, Charlotte, and Ellie.
Before we officially welcome the 2021/22 team, we want to give a massive shout-out to the incredible women who have truly gone above and beyond in a year like no other. From a brand-spanking new collaborative platform to national campaigns, they are the embodiment of student voice, leadership, and representation.
12 hour Danceathon raises funds and spirits on the Moor in Falmouth.
Explore the beauty of Cornwall with its many landscapes, people and stories at the stunning online exhibition created by Falmouth University students.
Find out who won big at our (in-person!) awards ceremony.
We're excited to announce the shortlist for the 2021 SU Awards!
We recently surveyed our University of Exeter Cornwall Campus students in order to gather their views.
TRIGGER WARNINGS: sexual assault and violence
We have been receiving lots of messages from you over the past 24 hours to make us aware of a disturbing online global rumour encouraging sexual violence.
We've been featured in the national news for our campaigning efforts. Find out how you can take action.
We’ve been working hard to solve your specific issues around your experiences when you move between St Luke’s and Truro. We’re happy to announce that we’ve come up with some actions to help ease this transition working in collaboration as your Students’ Unions.
Cara Chittenden, SU President Exeter, sat down with Fatuma Mohamud, student trustee for Falmouth and Exeter Students’ Union, undergraduate student studying Politics and International Relations here at the Penryn Campus and collaborator of the Penryn Politics Decolonising the Curriculum Review, to talk about Decolonising the Curriculum. The talk covered current opportunities and how to get involved, what decolonising the curriculum actually means, what it entails and why it is important.
Trigger Warning: Sexual assault and violence against women
Here's the latest on the Falmouth Facilities and Fees campaign developments.
Get the latest on what your Exeter President has been doing to progress the No Detriment campaign.
We will be returning to campus on 8 March, however, the fight for justice is not over.
Amazing news! As a result of all the letters, campaigning, and ongoing conversations by our Universities with representative bodies and DFE, the Presidents have been offered the chance to speak to Michelle Donelan with a panel of students (invited by the Presidents).
The #EaseTheFees campaign page has been updated to include digital petitions for you to 'like' and comment to show your support.
Your Falmouth SU Presidents, Lizzy, Amelia, and Charlotte, have written a statement alongside Accommodation Officer, Sophie James, regarding the current situation for Falmouth students.
It's important to highlight the challenges that the LGBTQ+ community have endured in their past, in order to help understand and support the modern community that continues to thrive today. Today we celebrate the lives of Michael Dillon & Mark Weston.
It's important to highlight the challenges that the LGBTQ+ community have endured in their past, in order to help understand and support the modern community that continues to thrive today. Today we celebrate the life of Maya Angelou, poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
It's important to highlight the challenges that the LGBTQ+ community have endured in their past, in order to help understand and support the modern community that continues to thrive today. Today we celebrate the life of Mark Ashton, gay rights activist and co-founder of the Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners group.
It's important to highlight the challenges that the LGBTQ+ community have endured in their past, in order to help understand and support the modern community that continues to thrive today. Today we celebrate the life of Lily Parr, professional women's footballer and LGBT rights icon.
Lizzy (SU President Falmouth) and Isabelle (Falmouth Education Officer) have been invited to meet with the Guild HE CEO to discuss the approach in lobbying the government further to open facilities.
Cara (SU President Exeter), Marz Najeeb (Exeter Postgraduate Education Officer), and Jack Wilkins (Exeter Undergraduate Education Officer) have written a statement alongside representatives from Exeter Guild and UCU regarding Exeter's policy on protecting student outcomes this year.
Last week we published a copy of the letter which Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth, wrote to the Provost. Since then, the campaign to address Falmouth students' access to facilities has developed, including letters to students' local MP, the MP Education, and encouraging the Guild HE to lobby the government.
Following feedback from many students who are dissatisfied with their higher education provision this year in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the SU Presidents have decided to launch an #EaseTheFees campaign.
SU President Falmouth, Lizzy Marshall, has worked with the Falmouth Education Officer and 42 additional student representatives to lobby the University to address students' inability to access facilities at this time.
The student voice has proved to be louder than ever this year with student representatives contributing to top-level discussions, including the ongoing campaign for a No Detriment Policy.
Falmouth have agreed to a No Detriment Policy for Study Block 2.
We are campaigning, using your feedback, for the Universities to protect students’ grades with a “No Detriment Policy”, or a suitable equivalent.
Due to the new Lockdown, you told the Falmouth & Exeter Students’ Union that you were concerned about paying rent – either because you’re not currently using the room, paying rent in two separate places or the financial burden was massively affecting your wellbeing and ability to produce high quality work.
Your voice made a huge impact. Thanks to your growing momentum by speaking to the Presidents, Part-Time-Officers and by signing the Make A Change tab, both Universities have listened.
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The winners of this year’s Teaching Awards for all staff across the University of Exeter’s campuses were announced via a video ceremony last night.