Paid student officer roles in BCSU

We are looking for talented students to nominate themselves and stand in this year’s elections. The roles they can be elected for are:

            Students’ Union President (Sabbatical role – £16,938 pro rata 0.8 fte)

•            Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer (2 roles available) *

•            Education & Welfare Officer for Higher Education (HE) *

•            Education & Welfare Officer for Further Education (FE) *

*Part time hourly paid

Each of the roles will be contracted from 1st July 2022 to 30th June 2023. Full details can be found online at; including the role descriptions, candidate information pack (attached for info) and nomination instructions. Nominations are now open and will closemidday Friday 18 February 2022. We need your help to promote the BCSU elections and find the next student officers for 2022/23. 😊 Any questions then please email myself at [email protected]

Christmas Jumper Day 8 December

In the run-up to Christmas, Lead Mental Health and Wellbeing Practitioner Vicki Gonzalez is brightening up the college with a Christmas Jumper Day for the mental health charity Mind.

On Wednesday 8 December, Vicki is encouraging staff and students to wear, big, bright, (doesn’t have to be Christmas themed) jumpers and donate a pound or two to the wonderful charity Mind Bradford.

There will be collection boxes in all college buildings, and Vicki will promote positive mental wellbeing at college. Vicki will also be around to chat to staff about the support available at college.

BFI Film Academy Opportunity

Are you aged 16-19? Passionate about film? Interested in a career in the film industry? If so, please join us over a series of weekends in person and online this Winter for this year’s BFI Film Academy Bradford delivered by Reel Solutions for the British Film Institute.   

BFI Film Academy offers opportunities for ambitious young people, anywhere in the UK, to get to know more about film and how to make a career in the screen industries. Supported by the Department for Education, National Lottery and University of Bradford, the introductory hands-on filmmaking course in Bradford provides the very highest quality film skills training, builds knowledge and shows the different pathways into the industry whether you want to test the waters or improve your existing skills. You’ll have fun with filmmaking processes making a film from start to finish and gain confidence and contacts. 

HOW DO I APPLY? There’s a simple online form to complete if you would like to apply to the BFI Film AcademyBradford  here or go to our website

Launchpad Funding Opportunity

The deadline for the latest Launchpad applications is Monday 17th May 2021 at 11pm.
There are young musicians in the Bradford district that REALLY SHOULD get the funding/support/advice etc that is on offer from this initiative easily! It could be you!

Check out the website:

and get applying!

Open to people as young as 14, with special support for those up to age 25, BUT also open to older people, so get applying.