Here at Canterbury College we are proud to have one of, if not, the best Students’ Union in the country. They are dedicated to representing students at the College and enriching their time here through various activities and opportunities.
We have a great Students' Union with elected officers who meet with the college to get your views across.
How do I become part of the Students’ Union?
Once you enroll on your course you automatically become a member of the Students’ Union. It’s Free. If you don’t wish to be a member please let us know
What can I get from the Students’ Union?
So many great things including:
- The NUS Extra card giving you discounts in shops and online including Amazon, McDonalds and Odeon as well as 50% off a Spotify Premium account.
- Organised trips to places such as Amsterdam, Bruges, West-end musicals, festivals, sports events and concerts. You can always have your say on what trips you want to see run.
- Other services such as advice and guidance on issues in College and other matters like sexual health and well-being.
How can I get involved in the Students’ Union?
Here it’s true, the more you put in the more you get out. There are loads of things to do for fun and to help with life after College.
- Join clubs and societies, we have a wide selection you can join for all interests
- Become a Class Rep, receive training and represent your course
- Run in elections to be an officer within the Students’ Union executive
- Vote on the officers you want to represent you
- Help raise money for charity
- Attend events and trips the Students’ Union run
- Give your views and opinions on the things that effect you
How can I contact the Students’ Union?
There are loads of ways you can contact us and we will respond as soon as possible
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 01227 811202
- Facebook: Canter-bury su or Canterbury College Students Union
- Twitter: @cantcolsu
- For more information go to our website www.canteburycollegesu.co.uk
The Students’ Union has once again beaten colleges across the country, winning campaign of the year at the NUS awards 2013.
Trips and Activities
We also have a huge range of activities with over 60 trips a year to all the best gigs, comedians, sports events and theatre shows. We're currently taking bookings on these trips. These are all subsidised by the college and most of the time transport is included in the discounted prices. There are also loads of clubs and societies for you to join so make sure you have a look round and see what takes your fancy.
Some of the trips available:
- Jack Whitehall
- Skiing in Belgium
- Russell Howard
- Thorpe park
- Micky Flanagan
- Sleeping with Sirens
- Jessie J
- Charlie & the Chocolate Factory
- England Rugby
- Greg Davies
- Alan Davies
- Rugby League World Cup Semi Final (1pm start)
- Avegened Sevenfold
- Jack & the Beanstalk Pantomime
- Black Veil Brides
The college has a lot of staff who can advise you on money issues, help with you college work or if you have a disability of any kind. Should you need it, there is a small onsite Childcare Centre for children over two and there are many other things, - cafés, food hall, library, computer suites, students’ union, a sports centre and careers advice – which you can dip into at a time to suit you.
Useful web sites:
If you do need any advice or are not sure who you should see about an issue, please go either to the Student Information Centre at the front of the College or the Students’ Union (AG01).