The Policy and Research department support the Officer team to prepare for committee meetings with University Leadership as well as leading and supporting research undertaken by Arts SU to better know the issues affecting our students. In the past we've released research on the Cost of Study, Decolonising the Curriculum, and Student Housing.

Policy and Research

The Policy and Research department support the Officer team to prepare for committee meetings with University Leadership as well as leading and supporting research undertaken by Arts SU to better know the issues affecting our students. In the past we've released research on the Cost of Study, Decolonising the Curriculum, and Student Housing.

The Policy & Research (P&R) department is led by our Senior Policy & Research Officer. They support the Officer team to prepare for committee meetings with University Leadership as well as leading and supporting research undertaken by Arts SU to better know the issues affecting our students. In the past we've released research on the Cost of Study, Decolonising the Curriculum, and Student Housing.

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Policy and Research News

Policy Digest: January 2024

The latest in policy and higher education news from our Policy team.

Thu 01 Feb 2024

Update: Conversations With Students

In summer 2023, Arts SU reported the findings and recommendations from our research on Conversations With Students. This research explored student opinion around student feedback mechanisms and the course rep system.

Thu 14 Dec 2023

Policy Digest: November 2023

The latest policy updates from Arts SU and the sector.

Fri 01 Dec 2023

Arts Students' Union Shares Private Renters Report

Arts Students' Union's groundbreaking research into the experiences of students at University of the Arts London (UAL) in the private rental sector releases today.

Wed 22 Nov 2023

Policy Digest: October 2023

All the latest Arts SU, UAL, and national policy updates in one handy place!

Fri 17 Nov 2023

Policy Digest: September 2023

Arts SU Policy Digests are BACK for another year!

Fri 17 Nov 2023
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Conversations with Students Research

Our first 'Conversations with Students' research at Arts Students' Union is complete!

Tue 04 Jul 2023

Policy Digest: March/April 2023

Find all the latest policy updates from Arts SU.

Fri 05 May 2023

Arts SU's Cost of Living Report: Now Live

Following huge student feedback in our survey, our Cost of Living report is now available.

Wed 15 Feb 2023

Arts SU Policy Digest: October 2022

Read about policy news and updates this month.

Thu 03 Nov 2022
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Arts SU Policy Digest: September 2022

UAL, Higher Education, and Politics policy updates from Arts SU for September 2022.

Wed 21 Sep 2022