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    Hey,

    So I have accepted my place on the Air Transport Management course and I am now very excited to get to Loughborough and get started on it.

    However, I am also wanting to potentially get involved with the SU and some of its societies. Unfortunately I don't really know where to start with getting involved and what kind of involvement the SU can offer me.

    If you are a current student and possibly point me in the right direction or give some advice on what I can expect with regards to the SU then that would be fantastic!
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    The LSU website is the place to start
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    If you look on the LSU website (Potally_Tissed linked to it) that'll give you an idea of some of the societies/AU clubs you can join. As well as that, every year in the first term the union puts on a Societies Bazaar and AU Bazaar where you can go down and see what they're all about and meet some of the committee.

    There's a lot to choose from in the societies federation and the AU.
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    (Original post by Patto1989)
    Hey,

    So I have accepted my place on the Air Transport Management course and I am now very excited to get to Loughborough and get started on it.

    However, I am also wanting to potentially get involved with the SU and some of its societies. Unfortunately I don't really know where to start with getting involved and what kind of involvement the SU can offer me.

    If you are a current student and possibly point me in the right direction or give some advice on what I can expect with regards to the SU then that would be fantastic!
    Oooh congrats
    Silly question but what does SU stand for?
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    (Original post by DxxbPwnz)
    Oooh congrats
    Silly question but what does SU stand for?
    Student Union.
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    (Original post by Wednesday Bass)
    Student Union.
    Ahh okay.. don't they have jobs within student unions at uni?
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    (Original post by DxxbPwnz)
    Ahh okay.. don't they have jobs within student unions at uni?
    Yeah, they'll usually try get a few people to work at the union (bar work, bouncers, etc.) at the start of the year and sometimes intermittently during term time. I've got a couple mates who work there, one on the bars and one on security and I think it pays about £6/hour give or take.
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    If you want to get involved in the academic side there are quite a few positions you can run for, department reps, programme presidents etc. All great on the CV and good to be involved with.
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    (Original post by Wednesday Bass)
    Yeah, they'll usually try get a few people to work at the union (bar work, bouncers, etc.) at the start of the year and sometimes intermittently during term time. I've got a couple mates who work there, one on the bars and one on security and I think it pays about £6/hour give or take.
    Ahh that sounds alright, with these fees and loans I could do with some extra cash aha. Silly government -.-

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