Above: The One Brunel March

Campaigns are at the heart of everything we do.

A campaign is a planned series of activities that are intended to achieve a particular aim. We exist to represent you and your views, and that means we'll be campaigning for the things you believe in. We've run awareness campaigns on big issues such as Alcohol, Drugs and Personal Safety, Mental Health, and Plagiarism Awareness. We've campaigned for change; lobbying the university to podcast lectures, fighting an increase in halls fees and joining national campaigns against cuts to higher education.

Throughout the year, your elected student officers will lead on a number of campaigns around important issues you care about, both nationally and University wide. These can range from month-long to week-long campaigns or even a day, and usually consist of a variety of events, initiatives and/or activities.

If there's a campaign you'd like to see the Union run you can let us know here and if you'd like to get involved with our camaigns, you can sign up for opportunities here. If you want to run your own campaign on something you're passionate about, you can recieve support from the Union - simply email our Campaigns Coordinator Yasmin, at yasmin.bowmer@brunel.ac.uk. 



Current campaigns

One Brunel

We beleive that students will have a much more enjoyable and impactful university experience, by making friends from across the globe and emersing themselves in other students' cultures. We therefore want to bring students from all backgrounds together, increase culture awareness and encourage cross-culture integration throughout campus.

 

Previous campaigns

Drug & Alcohol Awareness Week 2019

In the 2019/20, we want students to know about the risk of drugs and alcohol

LGBT History Month

Here at the Union, our campaign for February is LGBT History Month. We aim to promote equality and diversity here every day, but February is a time where we can remember the rich history of our community here at Brunel and across the world. We want to increase the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Mindfulness Month

Mindfulness Month is our campaign to help Brunel Students avoid stress during the end of the academic year. Click here to find out more about the month, and what you can do to help yourself and others.

Green Week

We believe that being eco-friendly and respecting our planet and our ecosystems, animals and more is super duper important. That's why we've committed a week of our time, supported by our Environmental and Ethics Officer Ana, to raising awareness of what you can do to help out. Not only that but we've got some fabulous activities across campus all week that you can head along to!

Islamic Awareness Month

This is a campaign to raise awareness of the religion of Islam and bring students from different backgrounds together to share and learn in a positive light, whilst raising awareness of current issues and working towards reducing Islamophobia.

Movember

This campaign addresses some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention. The month of November featured themed events, information stalls and charity fundraising.

Black History Month

October marks Black History Month is a time for us to recognise and celebrate the immense contributions that people of African and Caribbean heritage make to humanity.

This BUCS Girl Can

The campaign highlights gender inequality in sport and is about encouraging and empowering women to be active in sport and physical activity during their time at University and beyond.

Student Led Teaching Awards

Every year the Union acknowledges the University's lecturers and staff members who stand out from the rest and inspire, challenge and engage their students. You have the opportunity to recognise those individuals - the ones who offer excellent teaching and support.

Rainbow Laces

Our teams and players have committed to make sport everyone’s game and today they will show our support for LGBT fans and players on and off the pitch.