University of Cambridge

Interesting Facts about Cambridge University Student Union

Cambridge University is considered to be one of the oldest Universities in the world. Student life in this educational establishment is full and varied. Thus, Cambridge University Student Union is considered to be the main student organization with many responsibilities and high level of respect not only among students but also among teachers. This article is aimed to highlight some general information and interesting facts about Cambridge University Student Union.

General information and interesting facts

1.The union was created in 1922.

2.The representatives of the student union attend University meetings and can influence the decisions made there.

3.Student unions help organize students’ learning and improve their academic success as well as organize their leisure.

4.One of the main purposes of Cambridge Student Union is a care for students and their welfare. This care is seen via campaigns the Union provides. Here are some of those:

1.Keep the Lift! Campaign is aimed to protect the lift constructed for disabled students and do not let anyone remove it to another place. 

2.Cambridge University Stands Up is an annual campaign that tries to unite students with different interests and experience directed to elimination of discrimination and racism.

3.CUSU Ethical Affairs Campaign strives to protect environment. Healthy and natural food consumption is one of the elements of the campaign.

4.Right to Light Campaign has the main purpose to persuade administration to improve the lightening of the streets and green areas for students’ delight.

5.Vote for Students is an annual campaign that allows all students of Cambridge University take part in elections to the Cambridge University Student Union.

6.Exams Campaign is directed at improving the examination system in the University.

7.CUSU Access Campaign has the purpose to ruin myths about applications and student life in the University.

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