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The Bedford College Group Students’ Union

All students studying at Tresham College automatically become a member of The Bedford College Group Students’ Union


The Bedford College Group Students’ Union at Tresham College is run by students, for students, enhancing your student journey. The Students’ Union works in partnership with the college, driving for outstanding teaching and learning, services and facilities. It is run by an elected team of students who work closely with the College Student Services team. The Students’ Union work with the College to make sure your voice is heard, your views understood and changes are made. The Students’ Union also put on events, both educational and social, keep you up to speed on national issues of concern to all students and students and support a number of student chosen charities over the year.

All students are also able to purchase the NUS TOTUM student discount card which gives you great discounts with local and national retailers. The card also secures discounted admission at many theatres, cinemas, museums, art galleries, music events and festivals.

For more information drop into the Students’ Union base at each campus.

Alongside the Students’ Union you will have opportunity to be a Study Programme rep, go to the Exec Question Time event, and attend the yearly Student Voice Conference and more! Study Programme Reps are selected in each class or group to:

  • consult your fellow students on course matters and feed back to the Course Manager
  • attend Course Team Meetings to represent the views of the your group and raise any relevant issues
  • attend Student Voice Network meetings with reps from other areas of the College
  • attend focus groups e.g. with your Director, Head of Department or Student Services
  • attend Student Rep meetings with the Principal.