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Students' Union

As a BCU student you are automatically a member of your Students’ Union and have access to the wide range of fantastic services and facilities that the team offers. They help to create and promote a great student experience for you to ensure that you get the most out of your time with us!

SU mascot and officer

BCUSU will be behind some of the biggest events at the University, such as Welcome Week and Graduation Ball. They also offer over 100 sports teams, societies and media groups for you to get involved in. Whatever your interests, they’ve got it covered!

Get involved

Find a society or sports club to get involved and start making friends from the get-go.

Executive Officers

The Students’ Union is run by five elected officers – a President and four Vice Presidents, supported by a team of part-time elected officers, staff and student staff. Each officer represents the views and needs of our students in specific areas. Here’s a list of the BCUSU officer roles:

Student's Union President: Responsible for leading the Officer team and has four main areas of responsibility;

  • Encouraging teamwork and collaboration between the Executive Committee
  • Ensuring all of the officers are involved in effective campaigning
  • Chairing the Board of Trustees and working closely with the Chief Executive to ensure the Board of Governors operates efficiently
  • Acting as the figurehead for BCUSU to the University, the media and external organisations

The President is also tasked to represent BCU students at all University Board of Governors and Senate meetings.

Vice President Academic Experience: Responsible for everything to do with academia and the way that you are taught during your time at university.

Vice President Equity & Inclusion: Responsible for ensuring BCUSU is representative of all our students and that they get the support that they need.

Vice President Opportunities & Community: Responsible for our societies and sports teams, as well as developing student skills and employability.

Vice President Student Voice: Responsible for looking after the democratic structures of your Students’ Union.

Meet your Executive Officers

A new team of officers will be starting their roles for the 2021/22 year.

Keep it social

BCUSU also run our two main social areas on campus – The Eagle & Ball pub at City South Campus and The Social Kitchen at City South Campus.

Outside Eagle & Ball
The Eagle & Ball
Curzon Building, City Centre Campus

Serving a selection of lagers, ales, wines and Prosecco, alongside pizzas and quesadillas, it has everything you need to unwind on campus.

More about Eagle & Ball
Students in Social Kitchen
The Social Kitchen
Seacole Building, City South Campus

The brand new space at City South! Food options include paninis, quesadillas, jacket potatoes and pizzas as well as a separate breakfast menu.

More about Social Kitchen

Students in Seacole Kitchen

Learning and teaching in 2021/22

Find out all you need to know about how you will be taught in the new academic year.

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