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KFAC 2017 Album

Thanks to the hard work of our committee and members, we have produced the KFAC album for 2017! Both the KFAC 2016 and KFAC 2017 albums are now on Spotify, BandCamp and CDs. It's all free so go check them out or get in touch with the committee if you would like a physical copy!

 
KFAC Album 2016: Folkin' Around
Image: KFAC

At the end of last year, KFAC recorded our first ever club album and we are super excited to announce that it is now available online! The album features covers and original compositions recorded as a mixture of solo and collaborative performances by club members. A big thanks goes out to all our performers, Vanisha Karelan for the cover art and anyone who has got a copy to support us.

 
Community Stripe - Achieved April 2014
Community

Concert Band have achieved their Community Stripe!!!

 
Development Stripe Achieved - April 2014
Development

Economics and Finance have achieved their Development Stripe!!!

 
Development Stripe - Achieved April 2014
Development

Concert Band have achieved their Development Stripe!!!

 
Latest Activities

To follow all the latest posts and activities run by the club, please join the KMC facebook page with https://www.facebook.com/groups/4976789283/

 
Development Stripe - Achieved April 2014
Development

Flute Choir have achieved their Development Stripe!!!

 
Sustainability Stripe - Achieved April 2014
Sustainability

Concert Band have achieved their Sustainability Stripe!!!

 
Inclusion Stripe Achieved - April 2015
Inclusion

Economics and Finance have achieved their Inclusion Stripe!!!

 
Community Stripe-Achieved Oct 2013
Community

Symphonia Orchestra achieve their Community Stripe!!!

 
Development Stripe- Achieved Dec 2012
Development

Creative Writing achieve their Development Stripe!!!

 
Development Stripe
Development

KRAP achieve their Development Stripe!!!

 
Inclusion Stripe- Achieved Dec 2012

Tea Party achieve their Inclusion Stripe!!!

 
Inclusion Stripe- Achieved Nov 2012
Inclusion

Quidditch receive their Inclusion Stripe!!!

 
Inclusion Stripe- Achieved Jan 2013
Inclusion

KUBE achieve their Inclusion Stripe!!!

 
Inclusion Stripe- Achieved May 2013
Inclusion

Nightline achieve their Inclusion Stripe!!!

 
Women's Lacrosse raise £126.60 for Alzheimer's Soc

Fantastic coin collection raises money for national charity

 
Compute Against Cancer
Compute Against Cancer

Use your unused computer to power up research

 
Development Stripe- Achieved Dec 2012
Development

Quidditch receive their Development Stripe!!!

 
Development Stripe- Achieved Dec 2012

Tea Party receive their Development Stripe!!!

 
Development Stripe- Achieved Jan 2013
Development

KUBE achieve their Development Stripe!!!

 
Development Stripe- Achieved May 2013
Development

Nightline achieve their Sustainability Stripe!!!

 
Development Stripe- Achieved Sept 2013
Development

KDADS achieve their Development Stripe!!!

 
Women's Hockey and Men's Football run joint fundraiser

Themed night out at Walkabout Hanley raises £643.42 for Chairty

 
RSPCA
RSPCA

Volunteer from the comfort of your own home with the RSPCA

 
Community Stripe-Achieved Sept 2013
Community

Quidditch achieve the full set of 4 Stripes!!!

 
Women's Hockey raise £223 for Nightline and Marie Curie

Keele Women's Hockey get creative in the kitchen for charity

 
24 HOUR KUBE Radio event raises £644.92

Live stream 24 hour radio broadcast raises hundreds for Nightline!

 
The Unicorn Club - Jailbreak Story
Image: Union Club

We started by heading straight to the bus station as we both had bus passes. We were aiming to get to Stoke train station and then get a train to a London airport where we would miraculously receive a ticket to either Australia, Japan or the Moon.

 
One Acts Festival raises £334.86 for Oakhaven Hospice!

Keele Drama Society host event to raise money for local charity.

 
Humanity Road
Humanity Road

Digital disaster relief, spreading the word to people in need

 
A Peanut Abroad - Jailbreak Story
Peanut Abroad

We started the day extremely hungover from Woodstoke, but all managed to make it to the SU by around half 9. Tickle forgot his passport and had to run back to go get it even though we were doubtful of getting anywhere remotely far. At 10 we set off, watching other teams hop in cars for rides or wait at the bus stop with their bus stop. With absolutely zero plan we decided Crewe station was a genius idea, and hoped that the D&G bus would let us on. After a call to the manager, the driver let us o

 
Keele Boat Club raise £1293.32 for Charity!

Keele Boat Club completed 3 fundraisers for charity in Nov/Dec 2014

 
Distributed Proofreaders
Distributed Proofreaders

Preserving History One Page at a Time

 
Cheerleading raise £200 in Christmas Raffle

Keele Cheerleading have raised an amazing £200 for charity.

 
Definition Of
Definition Of

Community Dictionary which donates dinners to charity

 
Men's Rugby Dress to Impress!

DRAG DAY causes a stir, raising over £1,617 for charity

 
Access Advisr
Access Advisr

Map UK mobility accessibility and give advice to users

 
Keele Movember raised £1296 for Charity

Movember total in for 2014-£1296!!!

 
Nerdkon Silent Auction Raises £196.40

Successful 2014 event raised £196.40 for Student Minds

 
Galaxy Zoo Project
Galaxy Zoo Project

Classify Galaxies from your bedroom!

 
Pole Society raise an amazing £701.61

Pole 24Hr Poleathon and Masquerade Ball make hundreds of pounds

 
Cerberus
Cerberus Image

Map and record the surface of MARS from your sofa!

 
Oxfam raise £230 for the Ebola Appeal

Oxfam Soc help fight the Ebola Crisis raising £230.00 for the campaign

 
Spectral Game
Spectral Game

Crowdsourcing chemistry game that helps researchers curate Spectra files

 
Keele Nightline raise £355 for charity!

Beauty Parlours, Sweet Stalls and Bake Sales raise money for charity

 
Junction49
Junction49

Help youngsters develop their ideas and projects into great volunteering campaigns

 
ISOC break records raising £3342.26 in Charity Week

ISOC raise thousands for Islamic Relief

 
Goodsearch
GoodSearch

Do things you already do, browse the web, play games, complete surveys and make charities money.

 
Keele Medical Charity WEAR IT PINK raises £421.04

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign by Medical Students raises a HUGE £421.04

 
HungerNotes
Hunger Notes

Feeding the hungry via a Quiz!

 
Malaysian Soc Food Night supports Donna Louise Hospice!

4th November food event raises funds for Donna Louise Trust

 
Phylo
Phylo

A puzzle that contributes to genetic disease research

 
Alice Charity's annual total hits £638.37 with SU collection

Alice Charity raise another £70.47 after collection at the SU

 
Eterna
Eterna

Help scientists and researchers come up with RNA Codes

 
Take Me Out Event HUGE SUCCES for Medical Charity

The society raises £1497.51 for Children in Need

 
MaSK Halloween Extravaganza raises £121.41

£121.41 raised for Cats Protection at their Halloween Charity Event

 
Phrase Detectives
Phrase Detectives

Puzzling with a purpose!

 
AU Men's Football climb and cycle their way to raise £2825

AU Men's Football triple the RAG Total for 2014/15!

 
Freerice.com
Freerice.com

For each answer you get right, we donate 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program.

 
Alice Charity's Second Bag Pack Raises £183.19

Second bag pack for Alice Charity is a huge success for the society!

 
Post Pals
Post Pals

Post a Smile on a Sick Child’s Face

 
Athletic Union and Sport Officer
KeeleSU Elections

Previously the VP Athletic Union and Sport, the Athletic Union and Sport Officer (AU and Sport) sits on a number of committees and forums within the University and Union, paying specific attention to issues effecting the health and fitness of Keele students.

 
Activities and Community Officer
KeeleSU Elections

Previously the VP Finance and Activities, the Activities and Community Officer sits on a number of committees and forums within the University and Union, paying specific attention to issues effecting the student experience at Keele. This includes, but is not limited to, Societies, Volunteering and community engagement.

 
Paediatrics raise money for Children in Need

Succesful days of games and food

 
Welfare and Internationalisation Officer
KeeleSU Elections

Previously the VP Welfare, the Welfare and Internationalisation Officer sits on a number of committees and forums within the University and Union, paying specific attention to issues and producers that effect the Welfare of all students.

 
Keele SSDS and Recruitment joins forces with RAG

Scare for Care- Fancy dress day on Halloween to raise money for Shaftesbury Young People Stoke

 
Education Officer
KeeleSU Elections

The Education Officer sits on a number of committees within the University and Union to ensure effective representation of the student body and to safeguard their academic needs of all foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate students.

 
Union Development and Democracy Officer
KeeleSU Elections

The Union Development and Democracy Officer represents Keele students on a number of committees and forums within the University and Union – whilst striving to develop KeeleSU and ensure engaging and inclusive democracy.

 
February 2014 Election Results
KeeleSU Elections

Results from February 2014 main round of elections.

 
May 2015 Elections
KeeleSU Elections

Results from the May 2015 By-Elections. Electing CAC and President, plus unfilled roles from February 2015.

 
February 2015 Elections
KeeleSU Elections

Results from the 2015 main round of elections. All roles will take post from the 1st July 2015.

 
Medical Charity: January 2015
Keele KMCS

Medical Charity have taken active steps this year to create strong bonds with local business and charities.

 
Street Team: October 2014
KeeleSU Street Team

Street Team has been very active in sharing their project and assisting other universities in setting up similar walking bus schemes across the UK.

 
Concert Band: April 2014
KeeleSU

Concert Band have worked on a number of projects throughout the year that involved not just other societies at Keele, but also in the Midlands

 
Symphonia Orchestra: October 2013
Symphonia Orchestra

Keele Symphonia Orchestra host regular concerts that are open to not only Keele Students, but staff and the wider community.

 
Quidditch: September 2013
Quidditch

The Quidditch Society has made considerable efforts since the society started to highlight the unique nature of what they do within Keele, locally and nationally.

 
Medical Charity: January 2015
Keele KMCS

Medical Charity Society has really taken off this year raising £425.00 at their first social and £1,500.51 at their Take Me Out event.

 
Street Team: January 2015
Keele Street Team

This year the project has expanded with the society now hosting stalls at the library and chapel to increase their availability.

 
Pagan & Occult Society: November 2014
Keele Kupos

Pagan and Occult Society have made active steps to developing the society this year by organising practical ritual sessions, craft workshops and every fortnight now meet for socials.

 
Economics and Finance Society: April 2014
Economics and Finance Society

Over the past year, Economics and Finance society have expanded their traditional study skills sessions to include ‘Investment’ and ‘Research’ sessions

 
Concert Band: April 2014
KeeleSU

To branch out and raise more awareness of Concert Band, the society created a ‘Marching Band’ whilst on tour in Portugal and this has continued ever since

 
Keele Flute Choir: April 2014
Keele Flute Choir

In the first semester of this year Keele Flute Choir made a significant effort to perform and at a number of events including vision week

 
Keele Malaysian Society: April 2014
Keele Malaysian Society

Malaysian society have been actively involved in the work of KeeleSU by attending UGM’s, Sign up fairs and by sending representatives to the Activities and Sport conference.

 
Debate & Discussion Society: September 2013
Debate & Discussion Society

Keele Debate and Discussion Society over the past academic year have played an active role in the KeeleSU Democracy process.

 
KRAP: September 2013
KRAP

Keele Rock Appreciation Posse (KRAP) have planned new events by offering additional opportunities for members to meet before a club night

 
Nightline: May 2013
Keele Nightline

Nightline have developed their online presence .They have moved away from being reliant on the KeeleSU web server and are now using a private server which better suits the service.

 
Drama Society: February 2013
Keele Drama Society

Keele Drama are currently expanding their activities into the local community and working with the New Vic Theatre.

 
Kube Radio: January 2013
Kube Radio

KUBE Radio have worked to provide a full and exciting social schedule to allow new members to meet regularly.

 
Tea Party Society: December 2012
KeeleSU

Although a new society, Tea Party has already reviewed the process for their events, refining activities for students to have more time socialising around the activities.

 
Keele Quidditch: December 2012
Keele Quidditch

As of this year, Keele Quidditch have taken pro-active steps to work with the sports centre and AU.

 
Creative Writing: December 2012
KGWS

Creative Writing has implemented three core changes to enhance the functionality of the society.

 
Medical Charity: January 2015
Keele KMCS

This year the society have made active steps to make their society inclusive and open to all students.

 
Street Team: January 2015

Street Team have taken active steps to be more inclusive this year by running recruitment sessions both in the evening and at events such as the Volunteering Fair.

 
Pagan & Occult society: November 2014
Keele Kupos

Pagan and Occult have taken active steps this year to make their society more inclusive and welcoming.

 
Economics and Finance Society: April 2014
Economics and Finance Society

As well as an active involvement in this year’s Society Sign Ups, Economics and Finance Society have kept a high level of awareness and tried proactively to recruit new members at other events such as ‘Welcome Festival’.

 
Concourse: January 2014
Concourse

Concourse play an active part in democracy and other key events and campaigns at KeeleSU. They have created a KeeleSU Elections mini site and have made arrangements to provide significant elections coverage during the elections period.

 
Keele Debate & Discussion Society: September 2013
Keele Debate & Discussion Society

Keele Debate and Discussion Society have made significant steps to help new members settle in and integrate into their society.

 
KRAP Society: September 2013
KRP

Keele Rock Appreciation Posse (KRAP) have taken steps to help new members settle in by asking members to ‘Adopt a Fresher’ which involves supporting a new member to become more established in the society.

 
Capoeira Society: July 2013
KeeleSU

Capoeira played an active role in Keele World Festival by doing demonstrations, discussing the society’s activities and showing Brazilian percussion instruments and video footage to students

 
Nightline: May 2013
Keele Nightline

Nightline use a “buddy” system to help new volunteers settle in. The buddy is an experienced nightline volunteer who joins the new volunteer on their first set of shifts.

 
KUBE Radio: January 2013
Kube Radio

KUBE have taken steps to include freshers and new members into the society, as well as introducing new people to student radio.

 
Keele Drama Society: October 2012
Keele Drama Society

Keele Drama Society has taken steps to encourage minority groups to join their society without isolating their current membership by opening up all roles to anyone

 
Quidditch Society: November 2012
Keele Quidditch

The Quidditch Society have created and refined their Welcome Week activities and taken steps to help fresher’s and new members settle in.

 
Tea Party Society: December 2012
KeeleSU

As a new society for this academic year, the Tea Party Society has implemented a number of different inclusion activities to help all new members settle in.

 
Street Team: January 2015
Keele Street Team

Street Team have this year successfully achieved the Sustainability Stripe for their reduced printing costs and have now started using recycled paper for any print outs they do. They now laminate their posters, so they can be reused on multiple occasions and meetings are now done with digital agendas, and digital sign up sheets.

 
Economics and Finance Society: April 2014
Economics and Finance Society

Economics and Finance have this year taken advantage of online methods of sharing documents, as opposed to printing paper copies of the resources for their study sessions, preferring instead to work with Google Drive, Facebook and sharing PDFs

 
Concert Band: April 2014
Concert Band

Throughout the year, Concert Band have made a considerable effort to reduce their carbon footprint by advertising wherever possible through digital means such as Give it a Go and SubTV.

 
Concourse: January 2014
Concourse

Concourse have reduced their overall printing by hosting a lot of content online on their website. This means they can print fewer issues of the magazine but are still able to keep readers up to date

 
Keele Debate & Discussion: September 2013
Keele Debate & Discussion

Keele Debate and Discussion Society have ensured that their advertising is both effective and environmental friendly, by using a wide range of online resources such as KeeleSU screens, social media and their own wordpress website (keeledebatesociety.wordpress.com).

 
Tea Party Society: September 2013
KeeleSU

The Tea Party Society have made efforts to reduce their carbon footprint by using a database rather than selling paper tickets, printing smaller and fewer leaflets to save paper, recycling waste after events and where possible using public transport for events rather than taxis or driving.

 
Nightline: May 2013
Keele Nightline

On the back of a publicity review, Nightline have increased their online presence through social media. They have moved away from a lot of paper based publicity such as flyers and posters and have created a lot more digital publicity and media.

 
Drama Society: February 2013
Keele Drama Society

KDS have set informal limits on the amount of posters and flyers they produce and distribute. They’ve also made a conscious move to digital marketing, taking advantage of their own social media pages but also the screens in the union with adverts on SubTV and events in the digital ‘Give it a Go’ calendar.

 
Quidditch Society: February 2013
Keele Quidditch

Quidditch have had an active participated in KeeleSU’s sustainability campaign to ‘Support Better Dairy’ and contributed to the successful start to this campaign by sharing this at various stages on their Facebook page with around 500 likes and to the members of the society.

 
KUBE Radio : January 2013
Kube Radio

KUBE has actively participated in KeeleSU’s sustainability campaign to ‘Support Better Dairy’. They received a good response with approximately 100 hits within 2 hours on their social media. This has contributed to the successful start to this campaign.

 
KeeleSU Awards 2013
Image: KeeleSU Awards

The KeeleSU Awards 2013 were held on Tuesday 21st May 2013 with a masquerade theme. These were the first awards that were held following the rebranding of KeeleSU from its previous incarnation, KUSU.

 
KeeleSU Awards 2014
KeeleSU Awards

The KeeleSU Awards 2014 were held on Thursday 29th May 2014 with a garden party theme, celebrating excellent achievements of individuals and societies engaged with KeeleSU.

 
 
Snap Shot - Friday Nights

Tue 17 Oct 2017

Snap Shot

 
Halloween Ball October 2017

Tue 17 Oct 2017

Halloween Ball Oct 2017

 
Lockdown October 2017

Tue 17 Oct 2017

Lockdown

 
Deal of The Week

Tue 17 Oct 2017

Deal of The Week - Two Bottles of Corona only £5

 
Pool Comp

Tue 17 Oct 2017

Pool Comp - Tuesday nights at SU

 
KFAC 2017 Album

Sun 15 Oct 2017

Thanks to the hard work of our committee and members, we have produced the KFAC album for 2017! Both the KFAC 2016 and KFAC 2017 albums are now on Spotify, BandCamp and CDs. It's all free so go check them out or get in touch with the committee if you would like a physical copy!

 
Liam Fray

Thu 12 Oct 2017

Liam Fray

 
Endsleigh Insurance

Thu 12 Oct 2017

Endsleigh Insurance

 
By Elections

Thu 12 Oct 2017

 
 
Goldie Lookin Chain

Thu 28 Sep 2017

Goldie Lookin Chain

 
 
3 Weeks 'till Freshers!

Mon 21 Aug 2017

KeeleSU Activities Logo

An update from the Activities Team for Club and Society Committee Members.

 
Volunteering Survey

Mon 15 May 2017

Tell us about your volunteering for the chance to win £100!

 
Volunteering Survey!

Mon 15 May 2017

Tell us about your volunteering for the chance to win £100!

 
Be More Volunteer 2017

Mon 15 May 2017

 
Committee Election Results

Fri 05 May 2017

 
Societies Awards Winners

Tue 02 May 2017

 
Swimming Club Fundraising Success!

Tue 02 May 2017

Read about what happened when our Swimming Club took on the 3000 Footers Challenge...

 
 
KeeleSU Volunteering Awards

Wed 19 Apr 2017

 
Nominate your Volunteer Heroes!

Tue 18 Apr 2017

Nominate an amazing volunteer for a KeeleSU Award!

 
Volunteer Heroes Nominate

Tue 18 Apr 2017

 
Dates and deadline for your Volunteering awards!

Wed 05 Apr 2017

Make sure you complete your awards in time for the KeeleSU Awards and Graduation

 
Dog Walking

Mon 27 Mar 2017

 
Saturday Dog Walking

Mon 27 Mar 2017

Image: Group photo with dog

Find out about our volunteering project with a local animal charity

 
SVW Banner

Tue 21 Mar 2017

 
Ed Prickett Relays

Sat 18 Mar 2017

The team

The team headed down to Nottingham on the 18th of March

 
impact 4

Fri 17 Mar 2017

 
Green Week and World Festival Week | 6th-10th March

Fri 03 Mar 2017

Green Week and World Festival Combined Logo

There's lots going on at Keele this week!

 
Contribute your news!

Wed 01 Mar 2017

 
Volunteer in Green Week!

Tue 28 Feb 2017

Be the change you want to see in the world

 
Win Pancake Mix!

Tue 21 Feb 2017

Share your volunteering photos with us

 
Why Volunteer? We asked our students...

Tue 21 Feb 2017

Find out why Keele students choose to volunteer

 
Coming soon...

Thu 16 Feb 2017

 
Foodbank Friday

Thu 16 Feb 2017