Who we are

The Students’ Union is a democratic organisation run by students for students with over 20,000 members, to represent student views to the University at all levels and to provide support services for its members.

The SU is led by an Officer Team of elected Full-time Officers (one President, three GSU Officers).


GSU team and students - photo from 2019 event


Our why

You will become your best at Greenwich and beyond.

Our beliefs

We will unapologetically strive for equity in all that we do, and we promise to have your back to support and empower you on your journey through Greenwich. 

Our values

Empowering, Courageous, Inclusive, Trusted and Approachable.

What we provide

We provide support and encourage our members to get involved with the university experience as much as possible, the below are to main areas where we engage with our members.


Membership Services

  • Student Voice – Involvement with Student Assembly, campaigns, Elections and members representation

  • Student Advice – Provide advice to all our members regarding Health, Housing, Employment, Money, International Students, safety, academic and other issues not covered in the aforementioned

  • Student Activities – Encompasses Societies, Sports clubs, Awards, Varsity and much more

  • Employability and Volunteering – identifying opportunities and providing support

Commercial Services

Greenwich - Down in the depths of Dreadnought Building is the Lower Deck where the lower the sea level the greater the party! Open from morning till late. We also have our Greenwich Lookbook merch store, selling a great range of University of Greenwich branded merchandise

  • Avery Hill – pop-up social events for students who are residents or visitors to enjoy

  • Tudor Café in Avery Hill – selling take-away food and coffee, snacks and confectionery, in addition to a ‘convenience’ offering including groceries and toiletries

  • The Deep End in Medway - selling hot food and drink, as well as grab-and-go options.

  • Online - a range of official merchandise can be found in our Greenwich Lookbook online store


Our staff


Our staff

Get to know our team, who work tirelessly to ensure you have fun, and have a say in how things are run, here at Greenwich.

We value diversity and are taking action to address the diversity deficit in charity leadership, find out more here.

> Contact our staff


Work with us

If you are interested in joining us check out the current opportunities here.

> Vacancies

Awards and recognition

At Greenwich Students' Union, we strive for the best possible service. Here are some of our recent accolades.

Student Crowd top 10 best students union greenwich

Student Crowd 2023

We were placed in the Top 10 Best Students' Unions for the third year in a row! StudentCrowd features reviews by students.

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The Heist Awards 2021

We received an award for excellence with our Wellbeing and Retention project.

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Quality Students' Union

We were awarded Very Good accreditation in October 2021.

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Careers After Babies

We're proud to announce that we're working towards the new Careers After Babies accreditation.

> Read more


Opt-Out of Membership

If you do not wish to be a member of the Students’ Union and thereby have no access to all of the above, then you can opt-out by giving written notice to the University Secretary of the University of Greenwich. We will be notified that you wish to opt-out of membership, and your name will be removed from our records. You can contact the University Secretary at compliance@gre.ac.uk.