The Union is run by students for students. All students are automatically members of the Union. Its key objective is to represent its students' academic and welfare interests. It compliments the University's provision in terms of support and welfare services.
The Students' Union Advice and Information Center has literature on a wide range of issues, and is staffed by professional advisers and specially trained student officers. The student officers are well-trained, and have general expertise in welfare and academic matters and, in particular, the needs of mature and women students.