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 and Societies are entirely student-led, but these are supported with advertising and occasionally funding from the Students' Union. As these groups are led by students, they vary year to year, so please check out the Clubs and Societies page on the SU website for the latest information, including the sign-up form.
If you would like to set up your own club or society, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with more information.
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.
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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