Your Students'
Union

Birmingham City University Students’ Union (or BCUSU as we’re known) is YOUR Students’ Union, and we’re here to make sure you have the best possible experience at university!

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Responsible for:

Leading the Officer team and also tasked to represent the views and needs of BCU students at all University Board of Governors and Senate meetings.

My top goals:

  1. Roaring representation: have your say on how BCU spends your money.
  2. Supporting your experience: removing barriers within a diverse community of students.
  3. Creating opportunities: securing final year project funding.

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Responsible for:

Everything to do with academia and the way that you are taught during your time at university.

My top goals:

  1. Improving the safety on campus for all staff and students.
  2. Raise the standard of inclusivity, inclusivity will promote engagement.
  3. Unite the Students’ Union further and raise the awareness and approachability of the department.

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Responsible for:

Ensuring BCUSU is representative of all our students and that they get the support that they need.

My top goals:

  1. Create a hub for students and staff to understand and incorporate the different cultures and personalities within the university making BCU a top rated university based on students’ experiences and how they enjoy their time within the University.
  2. Encourage cross-faculty inclusion and engagement within the different campuses and tackle student problems such as mental health, sexuality, discrimination, disability, homesickness and the various other pressing issues that the union is constantly tried to work on over.

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Responsible for:

Looking after the democratic structures of your Students’ Union.

My top goals:

  1. Putting into place a system to help the fluency of feedback between student academic leaders and School REPS.
  2. Making sure all the campuses and faculties feel strongly represented and involved in the Students’ Union system.
  3. Creating new ways of democracy outside of the SAL and REP feedback system to reach a wider range of students.

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Responsible for:

Our societies and sports teams, as well as developing student skills and employability.

My top goals:

  1. Putting into place a system to help the fluency of feedback between student academic leaders and School REPS.
  2. Making sure all the Campus’ and faculties feel strongly represented and involved in the Students’ Union system.
  3. Creating new ways of democracy outside of the SAL and REP feedback system to reach a wider range of students.

2020 Leadership Elections

It's nearly time for the BCUSU 2020 Leadership Elections, during which you can decide who the new executive officers will be to lead BCUSU through 2020-21.

Applications and nominations are now open until midday 7th February 2020 and are open to all BCU students. Our officer roles are all full-time paid positions and are a fantastic way to spend a year either between or following your studies.

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What's On?

Wed 22nd January

Fighting Game Society Meet Up
22nd January 4pm - 8pm
C381, Third Floor, Curzon Building, City Centre
Ghanaian Society Meet & Greet
22nd January 5pm - 9pm
C481, Fourth Floor, Curzon Building

Thu 23rd January

Biomedical Students Society (B.S.S.) Group Study Session
23rd January 10am - 1pm
SCT252, Second Floor, Seacole Building

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students, no matter how big or small.

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