Welfare Work

See how your Students' Union works to help improve student life

Short-term loan
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We can offer a short-term loan to help students who have run into unexpected shortfalls in their budget.read more

Be Kind to Your Mind

Our mindfulness campaign offering lots of tips for positive mental wellbeing.read more



The Students' Union works throughout the year to improve student life in areas such as access to education, student finance, equality of opportunity and student welfare. The Students' Union also represents students in the local community to local councils, police and other local organisations.

This area of the Students' Union's work is the Welfare Zone, led by the Vice President Welfare, supported by twelve Welfare and Equal Opportunities Representatives and a full-time Students' Union staff member.

The Welfare Zone produces regular briefings and updates on local and national issues relating to your student experience. You'll find them by clicking on the links below.