If you want to see changes to Northumbria University, make it happen and vote in the elections! All of these roles have a major impact on the lives of students at Northumbria. In the past twelve months, your elected reps have:

  • Declared climate emergency and called on University to do the same
  • Campaigned on period poverty – from inconsistent and expensive provision around campus to the need to support students with free products
  • Halved the cost of replacing lost student cards
  • Won £50,000 in bursaries for students in law
  • Launched a Food Bank for students in need
  • Worked with the University to implement student views on how the University should contact next of kin where they have concerns about student wellbeing
  • Researching Postgraduate mental health to understand how to improve student experience on campus
  • Launched free housing advice service
  • Secured a fully paid placement for Northumbria students with Pan Macmillan
  • Secured a cap on PGT costs in line with inflation
  • Represented student views and experiences around
    • Foundation Year Programmes
    • Attainment Gap
    • Teaching opportunities for Postgraduate researchers
    • Accessibility of car parking at Coach Lane

By voting in NSU Elections 2020, next year’s student leaders could be the ones to make that change and on issues that you care about with your vote.