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Insecure home burglaries - info for students

Wed 19 Feb 2020

There have been several burglaries through insecure homes in the city recently - click through to read advice from West Midlands Police.Read more

 
Vote now in the Spring Elections

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Voting is now open! It’s in your hands to decide who’ll be in charge of your Students’ Union during the coming academic year. Voting closes at 7pm on 28th February!Read more

 
Group Offers now available in SU outlets

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Want to grab a group lunch or book a space for your Sports Club or Society event? Group offers are available in SU food outlets - payment can be made via internal transfer and there are no booking fees!Read more

 
LGBTUA+ History Month

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Celebrate diversity by commemorating the struggles of the past while looking to the future - view the full programme of events for LGBTUA+ History Month 2020.Read more

 
EDI Review and Anti-Discrimination Training

Thu 30 Jan 2020

Warwick Students' Union is seeking bids from qualified and interested consultants/companies to undertake two specific pieces of work to help deliver a supportive culture at WSU.Read more

 
Advice for Warwick community on Coronavirus outbreak

Mon 27 Jan 2020

advice and guidance regarding the coronavirus outbreak

Get advice and guidance regarding the coronavirus outbreak.Read more

 
 
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Red cord cards installed in SU accessible toilets

Mon 03 Feb 2020

Emergency red cords installed in accessible toilets across the university campus allow users to call for assistance if they fall or are otherwise in need of help. To work effectively these red cords need to hang freely all the way to the floor. Unfortunately, they sometimes get tied up or looped around fixtures within the facilities, which ultimatelRead more

 
Let’s Talk sex, relationships and consent…

Mon 13 Jan 2020

Have you ever wanted to find out something about sex or intimacy, but weren’t sure who you could ask? The Let’s Talk project brings together students from across Warwick to answer students’ questions about sex, relationships and consent.Read more

 
Spaces available on the Active Bystander Intervention Programme

Mon 16 Dec 2019

Sexual violence and harassment are widespread problems that exist across society, and university campuses are no exception to that, including Warwick. That’s why we’ve worked together with the university to offer the Active Bystander Intervention programme, free to current Warwick students in term 2.Read more

 
Hidden Histories seeking staff and student contributors

Sun 15 Dec 2019

Hidden Histories banner

The SU’s Hidden Histories alternative lecture series seeks to explore often-erased stories of oppression and resistance. It gives a platform to academic narratives and discourses which are often neglected or even deliberately erased from mainstream curricula, and opens these discussions up for students from any and all disciplines to access anRead more

 
Week 9 is Pride Week!

Thu 21 Nov 2019

Week 9 is Pride Week at Warwick, and we have a full week of events for the LGBTUA+ community and their supporters.Read more

 
 
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SU Campaigns & Communities news

Red cord cards installed in SU accessible toilets

Emergency red cords installed in accessible toilets across the university campus allow users to call for assistance if they fall or are otherwise in need of help. To work effectively these red cords need to hang freely all the way to the floor. Unfortunately, they sometimes get tied up or looped around fixtures within the facilities, which ultimately endangers users.

 
Let’s Talk sex, relationships and consent…

Have you ever wanted to find out something about sex or intimacy, but weren’t sure who you could ask? The Let’s Talk project brings together students from across Warwick to answer students’ questions about sex, relationships and consent.

 
Spaces available on the Active Bystander Intervention Programme

Sexual violence and harassment are widespread problems that exist across society, and university campuses are no exception to that, including Warwick. That’s why we’ve worked together with the university to offer the Active Bystander Intervention programme, free to current Warwick students in term 2.

 
Hidden Histories seeking staff and student contributors
Hidden Histories banner

The SU’s Hidden Histories alternative lecture series seeks to explore often-erased stories of oppression and resistance. It gives a platform to academic narratives and discourses which are often neglected or even deliberately erased from mainstream curricula, and opens these discussions up for students from any and all disciplines to access and engage in them.

 
Week 9 is Pride Week!

Week 9 is Pride Week at Warwick, and we have a full week of events for the LGBTUA+ community and their supporters.

 
Rainbow Radio at RAW

We've been contacted by Rainbow Radio host Crawford to let you know about RAW's new show Rainbow Radio!

 
Paid opportunity to co-create bystander intervention materials

Students are invited to join an interactive co-creation workshop to help develop refine and develop materials and activities for the Active Bystander Intervention.

 
New trans-inclusive teaching & learning guidance

Warwick International Higher Education Academy (WIHEA) and the Students’ Union worked in partnership over the summer to produce trans-inclusive teaching & learning guidance for those who teach at Warwick.

 
New student-led sexual health clinics

We have worked with Coventry Integrated Sexual Health Services to be able to offer new student-led sexual health clinics on campus. Students will be able to access self-testing for chlamydia and gonorrhoea, signposting to local sexual health services, and free safer sex materials such as condoms, lube, and dams.

 
Be a Human Library book

The Human Library is a library of people, where readers can 'borrow' people serving as open books and have conversations they would not normally have access to. Every human book represents a group in our society that is often subjected to prejudice, stigmatisation or discrimination because of their lifestyle, diagnosis, belief, disability, social status, sexuality, ethnic origin etc.

 
Free postcards to help introduce yourself to neighbours
Community postcards in SU HQ WorkZone

It’s always advisable to be on good terms with your neighbours, so we’ve developed a series of postcards to make it easier for students to introduce themselves to new neighbours.

 
Free pronoun badges & LGBTUA+ equality wristbands

Sharing your pronouns is a great way of normalising the non-assumption of people’s gender and pronouns. Some simple ways of doing this include wearing a pronoun badge, and including your pronouns in your email signature.

 
PGR opportunity for paid workshop co-facilitation during Welcome Week

As part of the bystander intervention campaign, which seeks to equip students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to intervene when they're a bystander to concerning behaviour, the SU is supporting a series of workshops in Welcome Week which will explore the role of community at Warwick and our values as a university.

 
New hate crime reporting ambassador scheme launched

We know that it is often easier for a victim of hate crime to seek support from their peers, so we’re offering training for anyone who would like to understand how to best support someone who has experienced hate crime or incidents of hate.

 
Rootes FlexiGrid space booked for LGBTUA+ community space trial

The Being LGBTUA+ at Warwick project found that LGBTUA+ students felt unsupported by the lack of space for the LGBTUA+ community to meet, socialise and organise on the university campus. A recommendation of the report was to create a permanent LGBTUA+ community space on campus.