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) and 16 Faculty Officers (four per Faculty).

 

GSU team and students - photo from 2019 event

 

Our vision

With you to make the most of your journey at Greenwich.

Our mission

We empower students to have life-changing experiences,
which help them shape their futures and the world around them. 

Our values

Empowering, Courageous, Dedicated, 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 - Change serves speciality coffee with personality and down in the depths of Dreadnought Building is the Lower Deck where the lower the sea level the greater the party!

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

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

  • Online - a range of official merchandise can be found on our eShop

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
> Download our staff structure

Awards and recognition

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

Work with us

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

> Vacancies
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The Heist Awards 2021

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

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Student Crowd 2021

We were placed in the Top 10 Best Students' Unions. StudentCrowd features reviews by students.

 

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.