6 reasons to get involved in your Students’ Union

Wondering how you can make the most of your time at Nottingham Trent? The Students’ Union offers tonnes of opportunities to grow and have fun outside of your studies. Here are 6 reasons why you should get involved.  

Meet friends for life 

With over 140 societies and communities here at the Students’ Union, there are countless ways to meet students with similar interests to you. From maths and astrology to knitting and languages, they cover a huge range of passions so you’re sure to find at least one for you. If not, you can set up your own!   

Build your CV 

You might only just be starting your journey at NTU but building your CV over the next few years is important when it comes to getting a job once you graduate and there are lots of ways you can do that with NTSU. Working as a student staff member, attending skills workshops and volunteering in the local community are just some of them.  

Make memories 

You’ve probably already heard a lot about our entertainments programme. It’s one of the most diverse in the country, featuring everything from weekly club nights and quizzes to day trips and clothing fairs and is sure to make your time at Nottingham Trent more memorable. You can find a full list of all our current events here 

Have your voice heard 

Getting involved in your SU also means you can make your voice and opinions heard. We have a number of representatives who help to make important changes on your behalf. Talk to them, submit a Big Idea for something you’d like to see improved or even run to be a representative and make a difference yourself!  

Find a helping hand 

Last but not leastour Information and Advice Service offers free, impartial advice and guidance to help improve your university experience. Whether you could use some help with your housing contract or you’re struggling with your mental health, our trained advisers are here to help so make the most of them.  


For more information on any of the opportunities on offer at your Students’ Union, visit www.trentstudents.org 

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