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Get Involved, Overseas

The World at Lancaster

…s. Whether you want a short trip or to stay for a year, there are some great opportunities for you to spend time overseas. LUSU Overseas Programme Our Overseas programme is a great opportunity for you to travel abroad for 3 weeks to China, India, Ghana or Malaysia with other Lancaster University students. During the trip the key themes of business, politics, community and academia are explored. All students are encouraged to apply to participate;…

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London Overseas Alumni Event

174 students from Lancaster University Students’ Union overseas programme visited London’s Skyloft at Milbank Tower for an evening event of networking,  part of the three week international student exchange programme that involves students visiting from the University’s overseas partners in India, Malaysia, China, Palestine and Pakistan. The programme aims to allow students to build their networks and cultural understanding through exposure to l…

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Clubs and Societies, Clubs and Societies Exec, Enterprise, Get Involved, Innovation, JCR, Overseas, PG Board, Student staff

LUSU Overseas applications open!

Applications for the annual LUSU Overseas programme have now officially opened! The Overseas Programme runs for three weeks in late August/early September 2014, visiting four different countries; China, Ghana, India and Malaysia, with our partner institutes, where students study Lancaster University degrees. Any student can participate, taking part in a schedule of exciting activities over three weeks; from visiting local businesses to taking pa…

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Clubs and Societies, Clubs and Societies Exec, Environmental, Happening, Overseas, Student staff, Volunteering

The World at Lancaster Launch

In week 8, we will be officially launching our 2014 Overseas Programme as part of ‘The World at Lancaster’ event, taking place on Thursday 28th November in the Great Hall at 6pm. The World at Lancaster is a combination of all the fantastic cultural opportunities to get involved with right here on campus or on the other side of the world, such as travelling overseas, participating in cultural societies or learning a new language. We b…

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Overseas photo competition

Have you traveled overseas with LUSU or are you going to this summer? Lucky you! Tweet a photo of your favourite memory or you getting ready to travel for the chance to win £50 in the currency of your choice to @LancasterSU or use #LoveLancaster #LoveOverseas Terms and conditions: The Competition is only open to Twitter and Face book users aged 18 years and over. The Competition is only open Lancaster University Students past or present. The Co…

Clubs and Societies, Get Involved

Our Activity Groups

If you want to do something different, then look no further than where we are. We’ve got almost half the uni involved in sports teams and societies in Lancaster. There is almost certainly something for you. Join one or join twenty, it’s up to you, you’re almost guaranteed to meet some great, new people who like the same things you do and you might even learn some new skills, anything from feathering your blade to being an entrepreneur.   2…

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Clubs and Societies, Clubs and Societies Exec, Get Involved, Overseas, Student staff

New Media & Arts International Funding Launched

…rested in capturing unique, vibrant cultures through film, photography, voice and art as part of the established Overseas Programme, a fantastic opportunity for students to travel abroad for three weeks to China, Ghana, India or Malaysia with other Lancaster University students in late August/early September 2014. With this funding, students have the opportunity to demonstrate their passions and skills to capture both the trip itself and the surr…

Clubs and Societies Exec, My Union, Staff, Student staff

Health and Safety

…al Projects Coordinator Darren Axe 24/3/17 Events & Tech Coordinator James Davies 17/10/16 International Programme Coordinator Alice Callaghan TBC International Programmes Manager Julia Devaux TBC Senior Venue Assistant Hannah Blinkhorn 1/9/16 Sports Development Manager James Marenghi 17/10/16 University Security on campus and FGH Security Personnel in the Sugarhouse will also be able to provide a level of First Aid Support. If y…

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I Will Lead The Way

NUS have launched a campaign this week called I will lead the way, aimed at women thinking of standing for a Full Time Executive Officer position. Nationally, women make up 56.4% of HE students, 55.3% of Postgraduates, 64% of Undergraduates and 46% of FE students. However, 45% of student officers are women and only 33% are presidents. NUS recognises that there is a large disparity between women and men in leadership positions. The I Will Lead th…

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Education, Represent

Our Opposition to the Immigration Bill – a Meeting with the Immigration Minister

Today I have witnessed the sad fact that many people on our campus may well be treated as second class citizens, thanks to yet another of the coalition Government’s damaging bills on students (and wider society) – this time on Immigration. On 21st November, I brought forward a motion to LUSU Council in order to combat proposed fees for International Students who use the National Health Service. We’ve been compiling petitions to send to our…

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Clubs and Societies, Get Involved, Happening, My Union, Overseas

Refreshers Week is back!

In Week 2 of Lent Term we see the return of Refreshers Week. Over the course of the week, we have a range of fantastic events and opportunities to get involved with so that you can Feel Good, Take Part and Make it Happen. As a students’ union, we believe that every student should leave university with an unforgettable student experience. Be that taking part in a society, starting your own volunteering project, travelling overseas or repres…

Advice and Support, Represent

Academic Advice

Everyone comes to Lancaster expecting to achieve a good degree but, it takes time and effort to succeed at University and we believe academic achievement at Lancaster should be based on merit. You and your teachers share responsibility for academic success. We work closely with the University to ensure that everything which underpins your learning experience is in place and up-to-scratch such as; teaching, facilities, well-being and learning sup…

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Environmental, Volunteering

Environmental Volunteering

Our environmental volunteering projects exist to give you the opportunity to make a real difference to the environment and gain invaluable experience along the way. Through our regional and national partnerships, you can volunteer with environmental and conservation organisations to develop new skills, enhance your employability and turn passion into positive action both on campus and in the local area. Opportunities range from volunteer work wi…

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Paid teaching opportunities with LUSU

Are you an aspiring teacher or are you eager to work with young people? Do you think you have the passion and enthusiasm to inspire, enrich and positively affect the lives of young people? If so, we suggest you act fast, as there are a number of paid Student Facilitator posts available as part of LUSU’s Teach Week. Teach week will run from Monday 31st March until Friday 4th April, supporting you to explore teaching and build on your existing ski…

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Enterprise, Innovation

LUSU works with local business Nu Blue

Web agency and hosting provider NuBlue, have been working closely with Lancaster University students as part of the enterprise programme in LUSU, who essentially help students with business and social enterprise ideas. Since the internet is a powerful tool, some students require a website for their project. NuBlue are providing free hosting for a year on their site and give a snappy workshop on the basics of creating a website. Ewan and Mike fro…