Amy Rust

campaigns & democracy
amy.rust@uea.ac.uk

Mon 13 Feb 2017

lead change: building a SU that works for you

I know that the SU doesn’t work for everybody. Not everyone feels involved, not everyone thinks it is...
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Fri 10 Feb 2017

make your vote county

Regardless of your political persuasion, having a chance to vote is important. We’re residents in Norwich as much...
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Mon 30 Jan 2017

inspireuea: change starts on your campus

InspireUEA is a new week of events organised by the SU to help you make change. No matter what you...
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Mon 23 Jan 2017

Ethical, warm and personalised: Brand UEA

While I was clearing out my wardrobe a few weeks ago I realised just how many University of East Anglia...
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Mon 16 Jan 2017

Breaking the myths: support where students need it

This semester, I’m working on breaking down the barriers which are stopping students taking an active role in...
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Mon 12 Dec 2016

Brexit: Students should be at the heart of any deal

Last week I talked to students about what they wanted from the Brexit negotiations. We know the government is...
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Mon 05 Dec 2016

building networks in norfolk and suffolk

uea|su is the biggest students’ union in Norfolk and Suffolk, and I believe this gives us the responsibility...
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Mon 28 Nov 2016

sustainability su

A joint blog from Amy Rust (Campaigns and Democracy Officer), Veronica White (Environmental Officer) and Emmanuel Agu (Ethical Issues Officer...
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Mon 21 Nov 2016

six things we're asking UEA to do better

You’ve been speaking to uea|su, and I’m fighting to make sure your interests are represented...
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Mon 14 Nov 2016

do different - march with me at the National Demo

Coming to university was a complex decision for me. Coming from unstable background, applying to university was just as much...
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Mon 07 Nov 2016

community not competition: student housing in Norwich

Accommodation is a long-standing problem for students in Norwich. The price of on-campus accommodation is skyrocketing, and students...
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Mon 31 Oct 2016

value|su - tackling poverty at UEA

In the last few weeks, we released the value|su range to help keep UEA students out of poverty. University...
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Mon 24 Oct 2016

United for Education - March with us

These past few weeks, I’ve been busy organising the UEA involvement in the National Demo and the Activist...
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Mon 17 Oct 2016

Our 2016/7 priority campaigns

The problems we face as students don’t exist in isolation. Something as simple as not being able to...
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Mon 10 Oct 2016

Bursary or Bust: Why the Fight isn't Over

In the first week of starting work as Campaigns and Democracy Officer, the public consultation on the proposed reforms to...
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Mon 03 Oct 2016

Isn’t it time you got involved as an SU rep?

At the SU we’re all about Students Transforming. From being a student manager in one of the SU...
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Fri 26 Aug 2016

about me

I studied Media and Politics for three years before running as an officer. During my degree I was president of...