The Students’ Union at UWE won the overall NUS Green Impact Award for a Commercial Union after being rated Excellent at The NUS Awards 2017.
This job has been one of the best things I have ever done. There is no way I can deny that. It has also been one of the most challenging experiences of my life. Sabbatical life is unreal, hectic, and testing. It is also fun, rewarding, and inspiring.
Collaborative art exhibition inspired by the work of charities the Za Foundation and Humanatis
A year later and we are already at handover week again – time really does fly by when you are having fun! My year as Vice President Education has been an invaluable experience.
Eleven months later, I’m sat at my desk in The Students’ Union reflecting on what I have managed to achieve this year. The experience of the elections, individual projects, working alongside staff, the university directorate and the students has been an opportunity that I will never forget.
The first UK University to receive the accreditation at the Environmental Association of Universities Conference (EAUC).
As part of our drive to reward and recognise our Student Reps we have introduced a Rep of the Month Award. This award is given to a Rep who has gone above and beyond their duties to bring issues to the attention of staff, make positive changes and engage students in their academic experience.
Thursday 10 November 2016 marked the annual EAUC’s (Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges) Green Gown Awards. Not only did we have the honour of being one of the 115 shortlisted finalists, The Students’ Union and UWE Bristol picked up a collaborative total of four of the prestigious awards, as well as being highly commended twice.