Deck chairs on Brighton beach

Brighton Summer Conference 2016

20-22nd June 2016, Sussex University Students Union, Brighton Come along to our summer conference happening in sunny Brighton hosted by Re:Cycle Bike Hire Co-op at the University of Sussex Students’ Union. The weekend will include a General Meeting of member co-operatives, workshops and training, working group organising, group discussions and socials. Sessions on sustainability, the …

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Group photo of attendees of the Students for Cooperation Norwich conference

ESHC reports from the 2016 Norwich winter conference

A report from Edinburgh Student Housing Co-operative on our winter conference – our next conference is in Brighton from the 20th-222nd of June – more info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/252049895150106/ For one fleeting weekend, from the 12-14th February, students from across the UK converged on Norwich for a romantic Valentine’s getaway at the Students for Co-operation (SfC) …

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Applications open for Birmingham Student Housing Co-operative 2016/17!

805 Pershore Road is looking ahead to its third year as a student housing co-op and has just opened applications for co-operative members/residents for the 2016-17 academic year. There will be some rooms available from the first week of July 2016 and some available from the first week of September 2016. Tenancies last 12 months …

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Norwich 2016 Students for Cooperation winter gathering

Norwich Winter Conference 2016

12-14th February 2016, UEA Students Union, Norwich Join us for a romantic co-operative valentines weekend getaway in Norwich, hosted by the UEA Food Co-op and Norwich Student Housing Co-operative working group. The weekend will include a General Meeting of member co-operatives, workshops and training, working group organising, group discussions and socials. Please make sure you …

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Photo of the Feasibility Study for a National Body of Student Housing Co-ops by Acorn Co-op Support.

Creating a National Body of Student Housing Co-operatives

48 page report drafted showing possibility for a National Body of Student Housing Co-operatives which would enable the quick growth of student housing co-operatives across the U.K.  The national body would support a generation of student co-operators by providing a long lasting infrastructure for students involved in social change and community projects. The need for …

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June 2015 Sheffield Delegates’ Meeting and national meet-up

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June 2015, Sheffield Join fellow co-op’ers from across the UK for our summer meet-up in Sheffield Students’ Union, hosted by Sheffield Student Housing Co-operative. The weekend will include workshops and training, socials, our Delegates’ Meeting, group discussions, working group organising, and the first meeting for establishing a national body for …

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SHRUB in a nutshell

Since 2008 students passionate about sustainability (from Edinburgh People & Planet society, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh Accommodation Services) have been organizing an annual event at the University of Edinburgh, the “Freshers’ Freeshop”. Unwanted items left by students moving out of university accommodation were collected, sorted and stored over summer, and then re-distributed …

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