Amy Rust

campaigns & democracy

Mon 27 Mar 2017

Automatic voter registration rolled out next year!

The University and SU have been working together to include voter registration within the university enrollment process for new students...
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Mon 06 Mar 2017

Why you should nominate yourself for an officer role

The opportunity to nominate yourself for an SU Officer role closes on 9 March. I’m taking this opportunity...
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Mon 27 Feb 2017

a day in the life of an su officer

Lots of students ask me what it’s like being an officer- a question I’ve always found...
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Mon 20 Feb 2017

help for refugees

On Friday we’re sending donations to Calais to help refugees, and we need your help. Last year uea...
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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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