Plymouth College of Art Students' Union (PCA:SU) aims to represent, campaign and provide services for you in every aspect of your college life, from academic and social, to welfare and personal support.
The Union provides constructive and effective representation, high-quality services and exciting opportunities to enrich your student experience including art-related events and networking opportunities.
PCA:SU runs a number of clubs and societies that students can join, meet like-minded people, use for events, talks and more. The SU also organises events and trips for students to attend and annually elects a student body to represent students.
Clubs & Societies
Our Students' Union offer several clubs and societies for students, and we are always looking to diversify and involve students in the creation of more activities. Current groups include:
- Animal Rights Society
- Artists for Change Society
- Cat Society
- Christian Union
- Cosplay Society
- Creative Enterprise Society
- Designers of Tomorrow
- Dump Truck
- Dungeons and Dragons Society
- Film Club
- LGBTQ+ Society
- Musical Theatre Society
- Parents Support Group
- Photography Society
- Poetry Club
- Print Club
- Rock Climbing Club
- Roller Skating Society
- Seasonal Society
- Sewing Society
- Skate Society
- Surf Society
- Tabletop Games Society
- Video Games Club
- Yoga Classes
- Zine Club
If you would like to set up your own club or society please visit us in person or get in touch on firstname.lastname@example.org
Events and Trips
Being a part of specialist clubs and societies are an important part of student life. From Surfing and Rock Climbing to Design and Film, the societies are open to everyone and give you the chance to make friends, volunteer, learn something new and keep fit.
The social space at Plymouth College of Art was created in response to the voice of the student body. During the day it’s a shared space for students and staff to socialise, grab a coffee and a bite to eat or even a space to do some work outside of studio hours. Come the evening the Students' Union have control of this space and will host evening events using the bar!
The space is available for students to book out and host their own events for fundraising, meet-ups or societies. It is also an area for students to display their work, this can be anything from ceramics to showreels. This is a space that our students can call their own and have creative control over.
Committee and Elected Student Body
All positions for our Students' Union are voluntary posts, except for our Student President role. Elections happen once a year at the end of October and offer you a fantastic opportunity to really make a difference; here at PCA:SU the elections give any student the chance to become part of the Executive Committee of Officers.
Both the college and the Students' Union place great value on the work of Union Officers as well as Course Representatives in enhancing your College experience and upholding a number of quality standards.
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