News and Updates

Giving you the latest information about student life and updates from Hertfordshire University and surrounding areas

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Students Comment on SU Elections

[Laura Slingo & Tom Boon | Elections Team] On Monday 7th March, the fourth day of voting, Trident Media went around College Lane and de Havilland campuses to see what students made of the SU Elections. Of everybody that wanted to talk on camera, all knew about the Elections occurring. Some of the people seemed excited, whilst others did not seem to care. Tom Rowe, a second year film student commented: “Compared to last year, when I was a first year, I think it’s a bit more en

President Manifestos: Interviews and Analysis

[Laura Slingo | Elections Team] The Elections Team offered interviews to candidates on a first-come first-served basis, as slots were limited. The Role The President leads the work of the Officer team and represent students to the University and wider community. In this role they will meet regularly with senior University management and community leaders on student and campus issues. They oversee the work of the Officer team, Chair the Trustee Board and sit on the University’

Voting now open!

[Laura Slingo | Elections Team] On Friday 4th March at 12pm, voting officially opened for Hertfordshire SU Elections 2016. As of midnight Sunday, total figures stood at 1066 voters with 5685 votes cast between them. Campaigning began for SU Elections candidates at 6pm Thursday 3rd March after the Candidates Briefing with the Elections Team – a discussion on what campaigning means for elections candidates and a general meet and greet for everyone. As campaigning went live imme

Hertfordshire Students’ Union Elections 2016: your need-to-know guide

[Laura Slingo | Elections Team] The Hertfordshire Students’ Union Elections 2016 are in full swing, with your candidates working hard to research students’ wants and needs, carefully crafting manifestos to address these priorities and planning spectacular campaigns to prove to you why you should vote for them. But what exactly are you as UH students voting for and why should you? Here’s your latest survival guide for Herts SU elections. What does the Students’ Union do for me

Full-Time Candidates Announced

[Tom Boon | Elections Team] Hertfordshire Students’ Union has announced the list of candidates who are standing for full-time positions as your elected officers for 2016. The elected officers represent students within the union, the University and the community, and are responsible for the direction of the SU. President The President of the Students’ Union is the director of the union. Responsible for guiding the SU forward, the president is also responsible for carrying the

Comment: What’s behind #AskHerMore

[Jennie Couling | Design Sub Editor | UniVerse 9] Opionions expressed here are the writer’s own and are not endorsed by Trident Media or Hertfordshire Students’ Union When I first heard about the Ask Her More campaign I was a little sceptical.Yes, I’m a feminist and believe that female celebrities should be treated in the same way as male celebs, but I’ve always been confused by those who see feminism and fashion as incompatible. Why can’t a woman be intelligent and love her

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

[Shelby Loasby | News Sub Editor] Cervical Cancer Prevention week falls on the 25th-31st of January this year and is hoping to raise more awareness and support than ever before. Everyday in the UK, nine women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and three women will lose their lives to the disease. These odds can be reduced and prevented through the help of cervical screenings and the HPV vaccination programme. However, one in three young women fail to attend their screenings w