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Past Campaigns

Check out the sorts of campains we've run in the past. We campaign on things that affect you, so let us know what you think - comments and suggestions welcome!

Strathclyde Earth Week 2016

  • Fri 22nd Apr 2016
    Bicycle Breakfast  | 20thApril  |  Livingston Tower 8:00-10.00amTo support our active cycling community, any student or staff member who shows their bicycle to the security staff at Livingston Tower will receive a voucher for a free...

Interfaith Week

  • Fri 13th Nov 2015
    Interfaith Exhibition Always wanted to know more about religion and faith? Come, drop by, and find out more about faith societies in Strathclyde. 23rd-27th November, McCance Foyer by Strathclyde Faith Societies Friends of International Students by the...

Students Not Suspects

  • Fri 16th Oct 2015
    #StudentsNotSuspects event comes to Strathclyde! Join us on 23rd October at 5pm in the Debates Chamber, Level 6 For more info click here or contact your Vice President Diversity Raj Register for FREE here & let us know you are coming by joining the...

USSA Collecting for Refugees in Calais

  • Fri 4th Sep 2015
    The Students' Association will be supporting the "Collection for Calais" in association with Glasgow Night Shelter for Destitute Asylum Seekers from Monday the 7th of September at 90 John Street, Glasgow. We urge the Government to step up and live up to the...

Strathclyde Earth Day 2015

  • Wed 22nd Apr 2015
    WHAT?     EARTH DAY @ STRATHCLYDE 2015 WHEN?    22nd APRIL 2015  10.30AM-4.30AMWHERE?   INSIGHT INSTITUTE, (former Collins Gallery), 22 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XQ WHO?      ...

Migrants Day

  • Thu 18th Dec 2014
        Migrants Day On Thursday 18th December I will be promoting the UN's Migrants Day celebrating all the ways in which migrants benefit our society.  Came and join me in the foyer on the 18th and learn the truth about migrants in the UK...

Say No To Fracking

  • Say No To Fracking
    Tue 18th Nov 2014
    What do you think about drilling for fossil fuels under your very home? Nation states like Germany are currently debating about banning fracking altogether, recognising the grave threat that such operations present to both the local and global environment....

Student Finance Survey

  • Tue 4th Nov 2014
      Student Funding Survey The level of funding you have as a student can have a big impact upon your time at university.  There can also be different levels of funding available depending upon what you are studying, what level you are studying at...

Disability History Month

  • LDG logo
    Sat 1st Nov 2014
    The Liberating Disability Group (LDG) used 2014's Disability History Month to promote the work NUS is doing for disabled students by encouraging students with disabilities to get involved with the Coming out as Disabled campaign aiming to get people to share...

Healthy Body Healthy Mind

  • Mon 22nd Sep 2014
      Healthy Body Healthy Mind is campaign launched by NUS Scotland and Scottish Student Sport in 2010/11 to award colleges and universities, who promote, encourage and actively involve students in events that connect the ethos that sport and exercise...

Widening Access

  • Widening Access
    Wed 6th Feb 2013
      Help us to help the University become more inclusive Did you know that 49% of people living in Glasgow live in the poorest areas of Scotland, and just 13% of our student population come from those areas? We think that education should be inclusive for...

Exam bunching

  • Mon 14th Jan 2013
    The Union is concerned that a large number of students are having two or more exams in a day and a half period. We feel that this generates unnessecary stress on students and can prevent them from working to their best ability. We want the University to...

Refresh

  • Refresh
    Mon 7th Jan 2013
    Refresh is designed to help you through your exam period (7th - 18th January) by providing advice, free fruit & water and offers within Union services throughout this time. Free Fruit & Water - the Exec will be at the library giving it out during exam...

Teaching Excellence Awards

  • TEA Awards
    Mon 12th Nov 2012
    Now in its fourth year, the Teaching Excellence Awards (or TEAs for short) continues to recognise those lecturers and tutors at Strathclyde who inspire us and stimulate our learning. They provide the students in their classes with intellectually challenging...

NUS National Demonstration: Educate Employ Empower

  • Demo 2012 - Educate, Employ, Empower
    Thu 11th Oct 2012
    Why are NUS holding a National Demonstration? The current government has put the future of an entire generation at risk. Jobs are hard to come by, students are saddled with unprecedented levels of debt, it’s a struggle to get onto the property ladder, and...

Black History Month

  • Tue 9th Oct 2012
    The Black History Month is celebrated annually in October throughout the UK. It was first held in 1987. The aims of the month are to heighten awareness and promote knowledge of black history and experience and acknowledge the contributions made by people of...

Human Library

  • Fri 5th Oct 2012
      The Human Library is an innovative method designed to promote dialogue, reduce prejudices and encourage understanding.The main characteristics of the project are to be found in its simplicity and positive approach. In its initial form the Human Library...

Trade Union Fair

  • Mon 1st Oct 2012
    Find out how Trade Union membership could benefit you! On 15th October 2012, from 10am until 3pm, the University of Strathclyde Students’ Association, in partnership with the STUC,will be hosting a Trade Union fair in the Union Building.  The Trade Union...

Support for London Met Students

  • Tue 4th Sep 2012
    Confusion for London Metropolitan's international Students. This week, London Metropolitan University had its licence to sponsor the visas of international students revoked by the UK Boarder Agency. The move means that around 2000 current international...

Postgrad Festival

  • PG Festival
    Mon 26th Mar 2012
    Mon 26th - Bright Club @ the Stand. Check L7 for ticket detailsTues 27th - How to boost your skills. 1pm-2pm Priory, L6.Wed 28th - PG Fair 11-2pm Priory, L6. Then Successful interviewing techniques for PG researchers 3-4pm, Priory, L6.Thurs 29th - How to...

Sexual Health Campaign 2012

  • Mon 13th Feb 2012
    There is no excuse not to use condoms, check out our De-bunking of the most common condom excuses!•    I’m healthyo    No matter how physically fit and healthy you are you will always be at risk of catching an STI or experiencing...

Stand out from the crowd

  • Employability Week
    Fri 27th Jan 2012
    USSA has teamed up with the University of Strathclyde Careers Service & Bright Futures to create Employability Week.We’ll be hosting a number of events including opportunities to network with top name employers, a workshop on how to get the best graduate...

I Want Feedback!

  • I want feedback!
    Tue 10th Jan 2012
    All too often exam feedback falls short of your needs and expectations and all you get is a numeric grade or mark. This is missed opportunity to aid your learning and improve future work.USSA firmly believes that the role of feedback as something that is not...

Our Future Our Fight

  • Our Future, Our Fight
    Mon 5th Dec 2011
                    The Scottish Government is proposing a cut of over 20% to colleges across Scotland over the next three years. This comes on top of a 10% cut last year which has already led to increased...

DiverseCity Week

  • DiverseCity Week
    Mon 7th Nov 2011
    There will be a different group in the Foyer each day campaigning on their chosen issue and also informing you of the different things that they themselves do. Look out all week for free t-shirts, fliers on current campaigns both local and national. No doubt...

Student Safety

  • Student safety message
    Sun 16th Oct 2011
    Monday – home Safety issues-  highlighting ways in which student residences can be made safer – purpose of the balloons is to highlight areas where potentially not secure in a fun way. Raise awareness of Insurance providers and contents insurance –...

HaSS To Be Heard

  • HaSS
    Mon 3rd Oct 2011
    What's it all about?Towards the end of the academic year 2010-11, the University Court agreed to a proposal to 'withdraw' from the following subjects:Applied MusicCommunity EducationGeographySociologyThis part of our website is dedicated to providing...

Broadening Horizons

  • Broaden Your Horizons
    Mon 3rd Oct 2011
    Monday 3rd Oct Study China Stall in the Union foyer; Andrew Taylor from Manchester University spoking to students at Strathclyde about the Study China Programme for 2012. Tuesday 4th Launch of Global Experiences Map on the USSA website. Wednesday 5th...

R U Kidding?!

  • R U Kidding?!
    Mon 22nd Aug 2011
    Background On the 29th of June, the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Mike Russell MSP, announced plans to change the fees structure for RUK students studying in Scotland, allowing Scottish Universities to set their own fees, up to a maximum of £9,000 per...

Strath SOS - Save Our Subjects

  • Save Our Subjects Logo
    Fri 12th Aug 2011
    Get Involved  |  #StrathSOS |  E-mail CampaignApplied Music  |  Community Education  |  Geography & SociologyOn 10th May, staff and students in three departments of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) were...

Feedback Campaign

  • Mon 6th Jun 2011
    “Feedback on my work has been prompt”52% of Strathclyde Students agree – 9% less than the national average “Feedback on my work has helped me to clarify things I did not understand”54% of Strathclyde Students agree – 6% less than the national average...

Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Awards

  • Strathclyde Teaching and Excellence Awards Logo
    Wed 18th May 2011
    So who won? Check out the photos and the winners' list here. The Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Awards is your chance to show the University what we, as students, consider to be good teaching, support and to celebrate those lecturers and staff that make...

Reclaim Your Voice

  • Tue 10th May 2011
    For the first time in the history of the Scottish Parliament, we face budget cuts. The threat of tuition fees returning to Scotland has never been more real and we know that student support in Scotland is in deep crisis.It’s clear the decisions made over...

AV Referendum 2011

  • Thu 5th May 2011
    …err, what’s going on?On Thursday the 5th of May voters across the UK will be heading to the polls to vote in the first country wide referendum since 1975. We will have the choice of whether to replace the existing first-past-the-post system (FPTP) for...

Vote For Students!

  • Tue 19th Apr 2011
    Get Involved In The CampaignQuestion The Candidates for Glasgow Central when they Come to the Union on Tuesday 20th April Vote For Students...?NUS has launched its Vote for Students campaign, in anticipation of the General Election, which is likely to...

Wish You Were Here

  • Fri 25th Feb 2011
    Wish you were here was an opportunity to speak out and highlight below par facilities in the university. Whether they werelecture halls that were outdated, the temperature being too hot or too cold, labs that were full or not adequate for your learning...

Education: Not Free, Not Fair

  • Thu 9th Dec 2010
    Fighting for a fairer funding system for students Students in Scotland pay for their education every single day:  The maximum a Scottish student can access in loans and grants is £5,852, significantly below the official poverty line.  Those not...

International Visa Changes: Consultation

  • UK Borders Agency uniforms
    Wed 8th Dec 2010
    On 7 December 2010 the Government released its proposals for the reform of the student immigration system and launched its consultation on the reform. The overall aim of the reforms is to drastically reduce the numbers of migrants in the UK.The impact of...

Demo-lition 10.11.10

  • Wed 10th Nov 2010
    Make history this November. Join us as we march on the streets of central London to fight against the looming, savage education cuts.NUS and UCU are jointly organising a national demonstration – ‘Fund Our Future: Stop Education Cuts’ – to take place on...

DiverseCity

  • Equality and Diversity logo
    Sun 1st Aug 2010
    An ongoing campaign at Strathclyde, check out edition 2 of our Equality & Diversity Magazine, DiverseCity below.For the most up to date version go to Edition 3

 
 
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