Student Life Newsletter
Every week the Students’ Union will write to you to keep you updated on all things Student Life. Follow us on social media @BlackpoolSU and check out our website for more updates and opportunities.
Black History Month
October marks the start of Black History Month in the UK. Celebrate the achievements of Black individuals and deepen your understanding of racial equity and justice.
Monday 2nd October
Join us in Bispham Student Life at 10am to watch a 45-minute live stream on the Windrush 75th Anniversary talk with Levi Roots - Musician, Television Personality, Celebrity Chef, Author & Businessman.
Thursday 5th October
Limited students from Travel and Tourism, Uniformed Protective Services and Film, will be heading to the Maritime Museum in Liverpool with Sabbatical Officer, Carrie Lee, to hear the untold stories of enslaved people and learn about historical and contemporary slavery
Monday 9th October
We are back in Student Life, live-streaming Denise Nurse, Entrepreneur, Solicitor & Presenter, from 10:00-10:45am. Come along and join us to find out why she advocates for diversity and inclusion, her life experiences and exciting career!
You can see the full Black History Month events schedule here or check back in next week's newsletter for more drops in events!
Hello Yellow for World Mental Health Day
10th October is World Mental Health Day. Across the week we are visiting all campuses to provide you information and resources to keep your mind healthy. Will you wear something yellow to show young people that you’re with them? If you don’t have anything yellow, don’t worry – come see us and collect your free yellow ribbon. #HelloYellow #AreYouIn?
Monday 9th @ 11:30-14:00 - Fleetwood
Tuesday 10th @ 11:30-14:00 - Bispham
Wednesday 11th @11:30-14:00 - Gateway
Thursday 12th @ 11:30-14:00 - UC
Friday 13th @ 11:30-14:00 - Seasiders
Enrichment is about helping you develop the skills and qualities you’re going to need for the future and your dream career. We have a range of enrichment activities that you can get involved in, from online to in person, and something to suit everyone. Keep a look out on the Enrichment Hub to find out what is going on and how to get involved.
YOU SAID, WE DID!
In response to feedback, an online portal providing access to your timetable has been launched and is now available to view here
HAVE YOUR SAY - TRAVEL
We would be extremely grateful if you could spare a few minutes to complete the travel survey for B&FC. Your responses will support with our travel plan and ensuring we have the right facilities for our students across B&FC Campuses. You can complete this here.
HAVE YOUR SAY - POST INDUCTION 2023-2024
By completing this questionnaire, you will have the chance to put your views across regarding the College and your induction this academic year. Your answers will be treated confidentially. Your tutor will be asking you to complete the survey. To access the survey, you will need to click on this link. You will need your student ID number which can be found on your student badge.