Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find more information with regards to the University's guidelines around COVID-19?

You can find regular updates with regards to the University's guidelines on their dedicated guidance webpage.

UWL Coronavirus Information

How do I know I am looking at the right events and following the right social media accounts?

All our Official Welcome 2021 content/events will feature our logos and branding. If you are unsure, feel free to check with us on su.comms@uwl.ac.uk before purchasing tickets.

Alternatively, you can follow our social media channels for updates, a full list of events when they go live, and frequent updates on what your Students' Union is doing all year round.

How do I access the FREE Mind Yourself and Get Involved activities?

It's easy - just hit the button below and click join here!!

What sessions and classes are available with the Mind Yourself and Get Involved programme?

You can download a copy from the link below.

Download timetable

How do I book a FREE Mind Yourself and Get Involved class or session?

Once you’ve registered and decided what session you want to do, you can book at the link below.

Book sesion

What can the Students' Union offer me as a new starter?

We offer a range of services and opportunities to students; academic services, societies and sports clubs' facilitation, opportunities and support with running for student elections, sports Centre support and activities, mindfulness advice, outreach calls, social media activities, prize draws, employment opportunities, official merchandise, 1-2-1 confidential academic support, etc.

How do I sign up to be covered by the Student Union?

No sign-up is necessary! As long as you are a student of the University, you will be able to benefit from our full range of services.

I’m interested in joining a Sports Club or Society, how do I sign up?

We have a wide range of societies and sports clubs at UWL. If you are interested in joining, head over to our Opportunities area where you can browse the wide range of student groups.

Societies

Sports Clubs

I want to start my own society; how do I do this?

We would love to help you create your own society. Please fill in our student group proposal form to let us know which group you are interested in starting. A staff member will be in touch to help you get set up!

Student group proposal form

I have a question but its not be answered on this page? Where can I go for help?

To speak to us contact SU Central on 02082312276 or uwl.su@uwl.ac.uk and we will be more than happy help you. Please note that during national lockdowns all our staff are working remotely and will not be able to answer the phone, but our emails are checked hourly!

I’m worried I won't be able to make friends as its lockdown, any suggestions?

Theres loads of ways to make friends, even though we're running virtually. We have created a buddy system where you can be paired with someone who has the same interest’s, OR you can check out our wide range of student groups.

Societies

Sports Clubs

Best way to keep up to date with what the UWLSU is doing?

Follow us on social media and keep an eye on our events page.

Events

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

How can I sign up to the gym?

Once we get the green light to re-open from the government, you can then sign up to the gym on our website and you will be able to book your Gym/ Fitness class slots online.

Fitness Centre

What measures are in place to ensure my safety in the gym?

In line with UWL health and Safety and Government guidelines, we are putting together a comprehensive plan to ensure that when you return the UWL Sport and Fitness Centre is as safe as it possible can be. For more information's on our guidelines contact us at su.gym@uwl.ac.uk.

How do I take part in Gym online activities/updates?

We regularly update our website with up-to-Date information based on the latest government guidelines. We also have regular online workout videos, fitness quizzes and daily challenges on our Instagram page.

Instagram