officer blog


sophie atherton

campaigns & democracy

our new shopSU in partnership with SPAR is now open

Over the summer we have been very busy refurbishing our campus shop and we are extremely excited for you all to see it. The shop hasn’t been refurbished in five years, and thanks to support from the university, our new partnership with SPAR means that you can look forward to a greater range of products and no restrictions so that we can provide the products that YOU want to buy.  

The newly re-vamped shop feels more spacious, has better variety and even includes the new Smokin’ Bean coffee service, and a deli where you can get your hands on some fresh food. For those of you that will be returning to UEA this September, you will be happy to know that you will still be able to find those essential products and facilities from the meal deal, to ethical brands, to the Post office.  

Don’t just take it from us, go and have a look for yourselves and let us know what you think. We are currently in the process of creating a way for you to feedback to us about the shop, but for now, feel free to email me at with what you think about our new shop. If there is something missing that you think would make it even better, or there are some particular products that you would like to see on the shelves, then we would love to hear from you!   

Remember, this is your shop and it’s run by you. To get involved, why not take a visit to our recruitment page by clicking here, and keep an eye out for future job vacancies at the shopSU in partnership with SPAR.