Durham Students’ Union exists to promote the interests of all Durham students.
DSU will be an innovative Students’ Union, enabling all students to participate fully in the academic and social life of Durham University. We will be a sustainable organisation which prioritises our members’ needs, and will be considered an asset to Durham University and to Durham student life.
We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our members, to ensure that any activity or service provided by the Union is open to all.
We strive to ensure that the institution has a secure and sustainable future, one with a clear statement of purpose and long-term vision.
We refl ect the aspirations of our student body and our parent institution. At all times, and in all things, we will establish ourselves as an organisation that befi ts our membership.
As an institution, we look to our students and staff to input on our decisions and to share our vision and purpose.
Our student offi cers and staff are committed to establishing and maintaining strong and effective working relationships with the University and the Common Rooms and other external partners who may benefit our members.
All business carried out by the Students Union shall be under the aegis of the student body, with appropriate advice and support provided by professional staff.