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Presidents Update: Charlotte Agnew

As the debate continues on whether it’s too early to bring out Christmas decorations yet, I have compiled an update on all the things that have been happening in my role as President Welfare & Inclusivity in the last couple of months. It’s quite lengthy, so you may want to grab a cuppa (or a chai latte!) for this one.

 
Spotlight on Sports Bursaries

As your Students’ Union we offer Sports Bursaries to students of outstanding sporting ability. The bursaries we offer range up to £1,500, are awarded on an annual basis, and are available to all current students who evidence satisfactory sporting performance, academic progress and general conduct.

 
Presidents Update: Ellie Ricks

I hope everyone is well and is enjoying a bit of downtime before exam and assessment time. While you guys are hopefully getting some much-needed R&R, the Presidents and I are working hard to make sure you're getting the best experience possible

 
Presidents Update: Ben Statham-Wilkins
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What a few months! I hope everyone is doing well and having a good old time. As the Halloween decorations come down and Mariah Carey warms up her vocal cords, I thought I would give a little update on what I have been up to in the President role.

 
Welcome from your SU Presidents!
Hello from your Presidents!

Your SU Presidents are here to support your needs and the student voice throughout the next academic year, catch them throughout Welcome Week and say hello!

 
Surf Radio TAKES GOLD at National Awards!

Surf Radio, Falmouth and Penryn’s now AWARD WINNING student radio station, has taken the Gold Award for “Most Improved Station” at the 2021 Amplify Awards, sponsored by Global and organised by the Student Radio Association.

 
Sir Geoffrey Holland Awarded to Rachel Poppleton

"The Award recognises final year students and celebrates academic excellence within a field related to Cornwall. Rachel completed her dissertation on landslide susceptibility in Cornwall, having identified a clear gap in the literature."

 
 
Rise in anti-Asian Hate Crime

This week, over in America, the Senate is having conversations to pass a bill called the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act. Proposed by Senator Mazie Hirono, this legislation aims to combat the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes occurring due to the pandemic, and comes almost a month after the racially motivated Atlanta Spa shootings where six of the eight victims were women of Asian descent.

 
Volunteering Student Profile: Cherie Yu
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Cheri Yu tells us about her volunteering experience as Vice President of the Horse Riding Society.

 
Drink spiking awareness

If you think you have been spiked, we advise you to report it immediately so that you can be tested. Here is some official advice from Devon & Cornwall Police.

 
 
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