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Get involved with your SU

Welcome - We are your Students' Union (UCSU)

Congratulations on starting at UoC - we are very excited to have you as part of the team.

On the Student Union website you will find your one stop shop for everything you will need on your first few weeks at university. If you have any questions that aren’t answered there, please email us at and we will be able to point you in the right direction.

Student Groups

Student groups are here to enhance your student experience while at university. They are a opportunity to continue something you are already involved in, start something new and meet new people. If there is something you would like to get involved in that doesn't currently exist then get in touch at and we can help you get started

Join a group


Meet new people, develop skills, make an impact and have fun! From one-day projects to volunteering more regularly with local charitable partner organisations, there’s something for everyone. Registering as a volunteer on our website opens up a whole host of opportunities to get involved in.

Become a volunteer

The panel, your ideas and elections

In addition to the the class representatives there are also three full time elected Officers who look after student welfare, activities and academic interests. You can find out more about them here. As well as this each campus has representatives who are elected by you to be the voice of your campus.

Class Reps

Student representatives are students from each course who are elected by you in a class election to be a bridge between you and us and in turn we will help them to raise any issues or concerns that you might be having about your course with your academics.

Student Support

The Support Service is a free and impartial service which is independent to the university and can offer all UoC students advice on matters such as appeals, extenuating circumstances, fitness to practice and more. The service is also there to guide you through processes such as submitting a complaint and to signpost you to relevant services.

TOTUM - Student Discounts

TOTUM is the #1 student discount card, bringing you over 200 UK student discounts. Buy your card online and start saving straight away! Visit the TOTUM website for more details.

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