Students' Union news

Nominate your Course Rep for Course Rep of the Term

The lucky winner will win a £30 Amazon Voucher

Your Sport & Exercise Subject Rep Newsletter

See what James Gaisford - Subject Rep for the Subject Community Sport & Exercise has been up to. Edition #3

Check out the candidates' manifestos now!

Who will you vote for? We have 4 Full-Time Officer positions up for grabs...

SU Annual General Meeting 2017 (AGM)


NEW Partnership with Bournemouth 7s Festival!

We are excited to announce that we are working with Bournemouth 7s Festival to save you cash! You can get your whole weekend for only £90pp, including transport!

TEF, the NSS and the NUS

The Students’ Union will continue our mission to represent students to the University to improve the student experience for the benefit of all who study at the University of Gloucestershire.

Your Sport & Exercise Subject Rep 2nd Newsletter

See what James Gaisford and the Subject Community Sport & Exercise have been up to at the end of Semester 1

Syrian Refugee Update

Chaplaincy team quick update on some of the news and events connected to the UoG Refugee Project:

Did somebody say the best Freshers’ Fayre in the UK?

Your Students’ Union has just been ranked by students the best Freshers’ Fayre in the country. Over 2,500 students were asked to rate various fayres across the country and we came top of the pile with a ranking of 82%!

Your newly elected Part-Time Officers

Last month the Union held its annual PTO elections which saw 286 students cast over 1,800 votes cast in the three-day voting period. These elections are held to democratically elect our SU Executive Committee along with our Full-Time Officers to help shape, guide and lead the Students’ Union.

Student Switch Off Competition

Want to win Ben & Jerry's? Find out how here.

BankIt goes live!

A new campaign to log the thousands of volunteering hours students and staff at the University of Gloucestershire undertake within the local community and beyond aims to go one better this year.

Are you an Course Rep? Course Rep training is just around the corner

Find out all course rep training dates here, or look at our event pages

UOG Weightlifters battle for Medals at British Championships

University of Gloucestershire Weightlifting Club athletes Isaac Lewis and Chloe Shelbourne-Ralph lifted against a fierce line up of athletes from all over the UK at the British U20 & U23 Championships in Castleford on Saturday 8th October.

International Student Barometer

The University of Gloucestershire is again taking part in the International Student Barometer (ISB), an EU and International student satisfaction survey.

Volunteer students help keep people safe on nights out

Cool-headed student volunteers from the University of Gloucestershire are keeping people safe on a regular night time patrol.

Stand in your Part-Time Officer Elections

Click here to stand or find out more information!

Jimmy Gaisford

Your SU Sport & Exercise Subject Rep has created a community news letter... Read it here

Recommend a friend to stand in Part-Time Officer Elections

Elections 2016 start Monday 10 Oct.These elections are a fantastic way to get involved with the SU!

New Online Print Credit Service and Mobile Print Service

The facility for students to add credit to a print balance using the internet is a new service that will be available from August 2016.

Watch September NEC Live

Tune in on Tuesday 13 September as NUS is live streaming the National Executive Council meeting. You will be able to access the live stream on Connect from 11.00am - 5.00pm for NEC reports and motion debate.

United for Education: NUS and UCU announce national demonstration

Contact Emily if you're interested in attending the demo on Saturday 19 November

Celebration Hatrick for UoG

University celebrates hat-trick of success with rises in student applications, student satisfaction, and student employment

Student Loans statement on the outcome of the EU referendum

Are you currently in receipt of student loans from the Student Loans Company (SLC) or an EU national who intends to begin studying this year?

Universities UK statement on the outcome of the EU referendum

Read what Dame Julia Goodfellow, President of Universities UK said about the EU referendum

Postgrad Taught Experience Survey is now closed

31% of our eligible students participated. A BIG THANK YOU to all of you who participated.

Anti Stress Campaign


Joseph Madyembwa your Black Students' Officer

Joseph went to the NUS Black Students' Conference, and was elected to sit on the Black Students' Steering Committee. Massive congratulations!

Taught Postgraduate Students

The Postgrad Taught Survey will close soon. So far only 18% students have responded, but we would like to hear from more of you.

The Annual Course Evaluation (ACE) has now closed.

35% of eligible students have given us their views.
A BIG THANK YOU to all those students who participated.

University and Students’ Union sign mental health pledge

The University of Gloucestershire and its Students’ Union have signed a pledge towards creating a more ‘mentally healthy’ workplace.

NUS National Conference

Jack Waitt (LGBT Students' Officer) and Joseph Madyembwa (Black Students' Officer) are representing your SU at the NUS National Conference

Subject Rep Applications Open NOW

Interested in enhancing student voice? Want to get paid to represent your peers? Apply now!

Refugee Crisis STaR group at UoG

Would you like to join a group of students and staff who want to support the Syrian families in Gloucester and Cheltenham?

Bank It Hits 12,000 Hours!

The Bank It campaign has reached 12,000 hours – surpassing last year’s total for the whole academic year.

Tone Radio wins ‘Best Audience Initiative’

Tone Radio has won the 'Best Audience Initiative' at the I I Love Student Radio Awards for its involvement with Core Blimey, a Students’ Union Social Enterprise.

Nominate now in the 2016 SLTA's

Do you recognise staff excellence? Has someone gone above and beyond?

Contact Us
  • 01242 714360
  • The Park, Cheltenham, GLOS, GL50 2RH
UGSU is a part of the National Union Of Students
UGSU represents students from the University of Gloucestershire

© 2016 All Rights Reserved - Union Staff - Reception

The University of Gloucestershire Students' Union is a registered charity No.1148393 and registered company No.8155140. Powered by MSL.