University of London Union

Michael Chessum released

4 years ago WebAdmin 0
ULU President Michael Chessum was arrested at lunchtime yesterday as he tried to enter ULU headquarters on Malet Street. He was released in the evening after nine hours in custody. It is believed that the arrest was related to a protest at Senate House earlier this week.  A 200-strong crowd of students and supporters, including Read More

ULU Sports and Societies could be axed

4 years ago WebAdmin 0
Members of ULU’s vibrant and unique societies are in the dark about how the closure of the union will affect them. Their funding has been slashed and the university has made no commitment to funding them next year. There is even the suggestion that sports equipment will be sold off to cover ULU’s debts. “We Read More

Professor Paul Webley answers your criticisms about the ULU shutdown

4 years ago WebAdmin 0
SOAS Director Professor Paul Webley, chair of the review board which recommended shutting down ULU, has fond memories of the Union from his student days: “when I was an LSE student, LSE was very much a school of the University. I came to Senate House library, I went to ULU and all the rest because Read More

ULU votes to boycott Remembrance Service

4 years ago WebAdmin 0
The University of London Union’s (ULU) Senate voted to boycott the University’s Remembrance Service at a meeting held last month. According to the motion, which passed with nine votes in favour and five abstentions, ULU officers could not attend the Remembrance Service to represent the Union, but were permitted to attend in a personal capacity. Read More

Students need space to solve pan-London issues

4 years ago WebAdmin 0
Why should we ‘Save ULU’? There’s been a lot of debate over the lastfew years about whether or not ULU is the beneficial to students within the University of London (UoL), and the report published earlier this year wasn’t the first to question it. The rationale behind closing it appears pretty convincing- individual unions are Read More

Save ULU

4 years ago WebAdmin 0
The unexpected UoL management decision to close University of London Union (ULU) has caused shockwaves across the university. The union, which represents 170,000 students, will be replaced with a corporate student services centre on Malet Street from the 1st of August next year.  The changes threaten many popular sports and societies at ULU, such as Read More