Hello, I’m Neil the Heath co-ordinator for the Students’ Union. This year there are a lot of new changes in store for the Students’ Union at the Heath. The SU in the IV Lounge is having an updated and new facelift supplying you with more of the things you asked for. You will still be able to access all the services like Advice, Jobshop, and SDS but this year staff from the Park Place Union will be coming down to the Heath for scheduled daily visits. Student Advice will be available for drop in sessions Mondays and Wednesdays, the new Cardiff Volunteering will be there every week as well as having regular visits from all the other services like finance, Student Voice, Lettings, IT Shop, Activates and the Elected Officers. These will all be there to listen to the needs of the Heath students, change how they interact with the Heath to make a stronger, regular connection with the campus.
We will also be unveiling our new bigger clothing range and bigger line of stationary after listening to the needs of the students. We will have hoodies in more colours and a quicker embroidery turnaround time as well as shorts, t-shirts and new joggers will all be available.
We will also reveal our two new back rooms where students can have a one to one with services in private or they can use the state of the art meeting room for discussions and project work.
The year ahead sees lots of events planned to take place at the Heath. We have the official opening of the new Students Union in the week of October 12 where we will have a service fair and competitions. That week we will also have an event for students with children as well as a quiz night in the IV Lounge.
November we have Medic Varsity where Cardiff Medics sports clubs will defend their unbeaten record against Bristol Medics. Tickets for the sporting events, t-shirts and entry to the after party will all be on sale online soon.
We will also have a Christmas fair in December with reindeer, doughnuts, games and prizes.
This year we will also have Heath exclusive promotions where you can get money off offers on clothes and stationary as well as offers that can be redeemed in the Park Place night club and bar.
So come and pop into the new Students Union at the Heath to see what we can do for you.