Mitigating Circumstances (MC’s) deadline for all semester 1 coursework, presentations, ICT and January exams is Friday 22nd January 2016. Should you require help with your MC then please speak to a Research, Representation and Welfare (RRW) advisor in your campus.
Across all campuses, you said that the coffee served by the University’s Cafe’s were too expensive – and we listened! Your UWSU President has worked hard to introduce 99p coffee in ALL Westminster cafes, and but we need YOU to prove to the University that this is something we want choose which one you like the most!
At this time of year with the festive season behind us, drinking less alcohol is one of the most popular New Year resolutions. There are clear negatives of drinking too much alcohol and guidance from the Department of Health published on Friday 8th January outlines the risks of alcohol consumption. The guidance states that “you are safest not to drink regularly more than 14 units of alcohol per week, to keep the health risks from drinking alcohol to a low level.”
VP’s Lauren Waugh and Otis Kirby-Dunkley (VP’s of Regent Street and Harrow respectively) have made the decision to not re-run for their positions this year in the upcoming UWSU Elections
Here is your chance!!!!
We have a vast amount of opportunities for individual students to represent UWSU at various sporting BUCS competitions in the next year!
This is the perfect opportunity to gain competitive experience, represent your uni and it will look great on your CV!
Is your sport here? Fill in the application form and we can make it happen!
The BUCS Archery programme is made up of an Indoor Championships, which is one of the largest archery championships in the UK and The Outdoor Championships, traditionally hosted at Lilleshall.
Both Championships include 4 archery disciplines; recurve, compound, longbow and barebow.
Climbing Champs are back for another year, again as part of the BUCS Nationals 2016 being hosted in venues all over Sheffield. Get the date in your diaries – Saturday 20th February 2016 will see hundreds of competitors take to the walls of the Climbing Works in an attempt to get to that all important final…
The BUCS Orienteering Programme consists of a major two day championships, offering male and female championships, along with a relay championships. The event caters for competitors of all abilities with different length and difficulty courses offered for the less experienced participants.
The BUCS Pool Championships consist of a major 8-ball competition with an accommodation package available. The Championships take place over the weekend and are run by the University Pool Council, currently offering an open individual championship and a team championship. They have taken place near Great Yarmouth in Norfolk and have around 400 student competitors in attendance.
The BUCS Rifle Programme consists of three Championships:
• The Short Range Rifle Championships
• The Small Bore Championships
• The Full Bore Championships
The BUCS Snooker programme consists of the BUCS Snooker Championships which take place once a season and offer a Team and Individual competition. Snooker also generally has a Home Nations Championships.
Swimming is one of the biggest individual sports within BUCS. The individual programme consists of the Short Course Championships in the first term with Long Course in the second. The Short Course has recently doubled capacity by having two pools. The Team Championships consist of 3 divisions with qualifiers leading to the National Final in March. These events include events for disabled athletes.
The Individual Championships are a separate event to the team championships, competitors initially compete in pools before progressing to a direct elimination competition.
Compete in the Individual Trampolining tournament to gain BUCS points for your university!