Student’s Union Activities, Roles & Societies

Class Rep

Course Reps are an important link between the students and staff on your course. Get EDGE accreditation for your role as Course Rep by completing at least 1 training session and relevant documentation.

Media and Events Volunteering in Sport

This activity offers students studying, or with an interest in, journalism, media, marketing or event management an opportunity to expand their portfolio.

Mind Your Mood - Mental Fitness

This activity is achieved through completing twenty hours of engagement with Mental Health initiatives through Student Support, Mind Your Mood and UUSU.

Mind Your Mood Ambassador

The Mind Your Mood Ambassador programme aims to establish a network of student champions that promote positive mental health in Ulster University.

School, Department or Faculty Rep

School/Department Reps and Faculty Reps are experienced Course Reps who have taken on the extra responsibility for your whole School/Department or Faculty.

So She Did Business Start Programme

So She Did is the University’s free programme that helps female students identify business opportunities, validate their ideas and start a side-hustle or new venture.

Sports Union Club or Students’ Union Society Committee Member

To be responsible for a Sports Union Club or Students’ Union affiliated Society in a leadership role (i.e. as Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer etc.).

SUssed Squad

Participants will be required to complete a short piece of work on their experience as a member of the SUssed Squad.

The Student Show - Podcast Volunteer

Get EDGE accreditation and be part of a development team that will design, deliver and evaluate 'The Student Show' podcast on a weekly basis.

The Wellbeing Garden

This activity is achieved through completing at least 20 hours of engagement with the UUSU Wellbeing Garden. Participants will have gained knowledge of sustainable food systems, social enterprises, and the importance of healthy living and wellbeing.

UU Start

UU Start: Kickstart your business idea - A Student and Graduate Enterprise Programme helping UU students launch their own business.

UUSU Student Councillor

A student leader in the Students’ Union who has carried out a minimum of 30 hours volunteering over the course of an academic year to improve the student experience by gathering feedback, running campaigns and supporting the Campus VP Academic and Student Affairs.

Voluntary Sports Coaching in the Community

The activity recognises the time and commitment a student gives to voluntarily (non-paid) sports coaching at a community sports club or in partnership with a sporting organisation.

Voluntary Sports Coaching in a UUSU Club

The activity recognises the time and commitment a student gives to voluntarily (non-paid) sports coaching their club at Ulster University.

Volunteering with External Organisations

Many students volunteer externally – with not-for-profit organisations such as a community group or registered charity public sector body.