News

Welcome to Warwick!

Mon 10 Aug 2020

Congratulations to all our new students on getting in to Warwick! Click through to visit our official Welcome Week webpages and find out what happens next.Read more

 
Culturally Competent Student Support

Thu 30 Jul 2020

Current Welfare Officer, Tiana, conducted research among students at Warwick about their experiences of accessing student support at University. Click through to read the full report!Read more

 
In Support of the Rent Strike

Thu 02 Jul 2020

The SU has written to the University to demand early contract releases in support of students living in off-campus properties managed by Warwick Accommodation who are currently taking part in a Rent Strike.Read more

 
Covid19 - SU and campus facility info

Fri 20 Mar 2020

In line with Government advice, SUHQ will be closed until further notice. However, SU staff are working from home and endeavouring to keep services running as smoothly as possible in the meantime!Read more

 
 
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Campus Pride 2020 July Schedule

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Now a collaborative project between 42 students' unions from across the UK, the Campus Pride 2020 project continues to organise events into July and August.Read more

 
Letter to the Prime Minister on Trans Rights

Tue 07 Jul 2020

The University of Warwick LGBTUA+ Taskforce and Warwick Students' Union have today sent a joint letter to the Prime Minister and the Minister for Women and Equalities in response to concerns that the government may be slowing (or reversing) progress on trans rights in the UK.Read more

 
In Support of the Rent Strike

Thu 02 Jul 2020

The SU has written to the University to demand early contract releases in support of students living in off-campus properties managed by Warwick Accommodation who are currently taking part in a Rent Strike.Read more

 
My experience of taking a postal HIV test kit

Sat 20 Jun 2020

I just ordered my test via freetesting.hiv You can read all about the test kit and associated timeline on their website, but if you’d like to hear a personal experience of using the service, read on.Read more

 
Statement calling for sanitary bins in all toilets

Thu 14 May 2020

If some men menstruate too, why are there no sanitary bins in men’s toilets? This question was at the heart of a paper presented recently to the University’s Social Inclusion Committee by student officers.Read more

 
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

 
 
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SU Accessibility & Environment news

Green Week 2020!

Green Week is back from the 2nd-8th March!

 
Paperclip Launches at Warwick!

Warwick SU is proud to announce a new partnership with @PaperclipHQ and the launch of a student marketplace especially for Warwick. Now you can buy, sell and trade with each other on campus, and it’s absolutely free!

 
Akuma Goes Plastic-free!

A recent win from our Sports Officer, Charlotte!

 
Global Climate Strike - Day of Action

On the 29th November 2019, Warwick SU supported the Global Climate Strike by hosting a Climate Emergency briefing and Q&A panel led by University of Warwick academics. This preceded a march and mass sit-in at University house, in protest of the University's 'inaction' in its response to the climate crisis. The day then ended with a screening of 'Heading For Extinction (and what to do about it)' in The Graduate, with a discussion led by an academic from the University.

 
Water Consumption in Campus Accommodation

University of Warwick students who live in on-campus accommodation consume an average of 193 litres of water per person per day in their rooms. That is 43 litres more than the national average (who also have access to hosepipes, washing machines, dishwashers etc).

 
Climate Emergency Declaration

Last academic year (2018-19) the Students' Union President declared an emergency regarding the current situation with our planet's environment. He wrote the following statement:

 
Crisp Packet Recycling

We now have a crisp packet recycling bin in the upper Atrium of the Students Union building.

 
Upcycling

Over the summer the restaurant in SUHQ has been redeveloped from Xananas into a new outlet called Canopy.