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Decolonising the Curriculum- Cara Chittenden in Conversation with Fatuma Mohamud.
decolonising the curriculum

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.

 
Return to activities
Amelia Banton, SU President Student Experience 2020/21

Since the publication of the roadmap, I've been working with the Student Opps team and the Universities to understand how we can safely and legally return to activities in line with the Government Roadmap.

 
Presidents’ statement in light of the Sarah Everard news
SU Presidents 2020/21

Trigger Warning: Sexual assault and violence against women

 
Falmouth Facilities & Fees Campaign update
Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth 2020/21

Here's the latest on the Falmouth Facilities and Fees campaign developments.

 
No Detriment campaign update for Exeter students
Cara Chittenden, SU President Exeter 2020/21

Get the latest on what your Exeter President has been doing to progress the No Detriment campaign.

 
Falmouth Facilities & Fees Campaign update
Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth 2020/21

We will be returning to campus on 8 March, however, the fight for justice is not over.

 
Falmouth Facilities Campaign update
Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth 2020/21

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).

 
Show your support for the #EaseTheFees campaign
SU Presidents 2020/21

The #EaseTheFees campaign page has been updated to include digital petitions for you to 'like' and comment to show your support.

 
Volunteering Student Profile: Cherie Yu
Photo of Cheri Yu

Cheri Yu tells us about her volunteering experience as Vice President of the Horse Riding Society.

 
Rent campaign statement update
Student accommodation

Your Falmouth SU Presidents, Lizzy, Amelia, and Charlotte, have written a statement alongside Accommodation Officer, Sophie James, regarding the current situation for Falmouth students.

 
LGBTQ+ History Month profile: Michael Dillon & Mark Weston
LGBTQ+ History Month

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.

 
LGBTQ+ History Month profile: Maya Angelou
LGBTQ+ History Month

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.

 
LGBTQ+ History Month profile: Mark Ashton
LGBTQ+ History Month

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.

 
LGBTQ+ History Month profile: Lily Parr
LGBTQ+ History Month

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.

 
Falmouth Facilities Campaign update
Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth 2020/21

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.

 
Joint statement from The SU, Exeter Guild, and UCU on protecting Exeter students' outcomes
Cara Chittenden, SU President Exeter 2020/21

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.

 
Falmouth Facilities Campaign update
Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth 2020/21

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.

 
SU Presidents launch #EaseTheFees campaign
SU Presidents 2020/21

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 launches Falmouth Facilities Campaign
Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth 2020/21

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.

 
Student representatives continue to make headway with No Detriment Policy
Cara Chittenden, SU President Exeter 2020/21

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 agree to No Detriment
Lizzy Marshall, SU President Falmouth 2020/21

Falmouth have agreed to a No Detriment Policy for Study Block 2.

 
No Detriment Campaign – Joint Students’ Union Presidents’ Statement
SU Presidents 2020/21

We are campaigning, using your feedback, for the Universities to protect students’ grades with a “No Detriment Policy”, or a suitable equivalent.

 
Rent Campaign – Joint Students’ Union Presidents’ Statement
President Student Experience Amelia Banton, President Falmouth Lizzy Marshall, President Exeter Cara

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.

 
Penryn Produce is back on campus

Get your fresh local veggies for just £6 a bag. Pre-book your bag online.

 
Tom Jackson, Station Manager for Surf Radio, is Shortlisted in Prestigious Student Radio Awards
Tom Jackson, wearing covid-safe face covering, in front of Surf Radio Sign

On Thursday 22nd October, Tom Jackson, SU Surf Radio Station Manager, was nominated and shortlisted as "best newcomer" at the national Student Radio Awards; a prestigious annual awards ceremony run by the Student Radio Association and supported by BBC Sounds and Global. Winners will be revealed this Friday 6th November on the Student Radio Association's Facebook page via livestream.

 
Teaching Awards 2020 Winners Announced
Teachind Awards 2020

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.

 
 
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