News and Updates

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

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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

Badger Way: Herts own YouTube Stars in the making

[Shelby Loasby | Head of Print] YouTube is a magical place where hours of your life mysteriously disappear; it’s a place where you can learn things you never thought you wanted to know; it’s a place where talents are discovered, and a place where the weirdest, wackiest videos can make you into a star. One group that has seized the powers of YouTube is Badger Way. Made up of University of Hertfordshire final year students, Badger Way are growing in popularity with their series

Hertfordshire Students’ Union and Trident Media welcome student journalists for SPA South East Confe

[Kealie Mardell | Print Editor] Hertfordshire Students’ Union and Trident Media hosted their first Student Publication Association conference on Saturday 21st February. Student journalists visited Herts for the second South East Conference, featuring workshops and industry speakers. The Student Publication Association (SPA) is made up of student media outlets coming together to share training, advice, and to recognise their successes. Attending from SPA  was Chair Sophie Davi

A History of Trident Media

[Ciaran O’Brien | Student Activities Manager] Crush Radio will always have a place in history. Starting in 1960 as CRH (Campus Radio Hatfield) on a ‘pirate radio’ basis, it was the first campus radio in the country making it the oldest in the UK. Soon it was renamed Crush 1278 and got its first broadcast licence in 1962, broadcasting on 1278AM. It was based in a portacabin in what was Hatfield Technical College, now the University of Hertfordshire. By the late 1970s it had th