Stand for election – CSA Cranfield & CSA Shrivenham

In the light of the current coronavirus situation, it is especially important that there are committed and enthusiastic CSA Exec teams at both Cranfield and Shrivenham ready to help rebuild and re-invigorate a sense of community and offer support and representation for students.

There are several positions open for election.

CSA President. Students from both Cranfield and Shrivenham can stand for election to this part time sabbatical position. The position will run from 1st May 2020 until the end of May 2021. If you are interested, talk to the current President, Osas Ehigiator, to find out more about what is involved.

At Cranfield CSA, the Executive Officer positions of Vice President, SOM Research Representative and SWEE Research Representative are open for nominations.

At Shrivenham CSA, the Executive Officer positions of Vice President and Secretary/Welfare Officer are open for nominations.

The nomination period will run until 12.00 noon on 14th April.

Download the appropriate candidate pack for more information.
CSA President, Vice President Shrivenham and Cranfield candidates pack April 2020
CSA Executive Officer candidates pack April 2020 for Research Reps + Secretary/Welfare Officer positions.
Contact for more information.

The campaigning and election will be carried out online, so if you are self-isolating or off campus, you will have every opportunity to take part. Election will be held 9am, 20th April – 5pm, 22nd April.
Stand and make a difference.

CSA Cranfield Services

During the present challenging environment, the CSA will continue to provide the best possible service to students and staff.

The CSA shop, café and bar will remain open as far as staff availability and resources allow. However, following government advice on crowd events, late night opening and discos on Friday nights have been cancelled for the foreseeable future.

The CSA shop is now selling ready-cooked meals to microwave, and customers are reminded that all CSA café food and drink is available as a takeaway option if preferred.

Whilst the situation remains fluid, wherever possible notice will be given to customers if any significant change in opening hours is necessary.

Student Choice Awards 2020 – who will you nominate?

SCA 2020 – a way to show your appreciation for outstanding staff members of Cranfield campus.Put forward your nominations for best lecturer/supervisor, school support staff and non-teaching staff who have been the best at what they do and even gone the extra mile to enhance your student experience.
Nominate individuals from ANY AREA to give them a big THANK YOU for their guidance, help or support.
Nominate at
Nomination categories include:- Best Lecturer/Research Supervisor and Outstanding Excellence Awards.
Nominations are open until 3rd April.

Good teachers and support staff play a vital role in student success at Cranfield University and beyond. Nominating someone for an award is a chance to recognise and thank the people who have had the greatest positive impact on your student experience. It’s your opportunity to give them the recognition they deserve.

Herb Garden @CSA

International Food @CSA Cranfield

Missing a taste of home? Try our international food at the CSA Cranfield. Every weekday there is a different cuisine featured in the back room of the CSA building from 12 – 2pm.
Mondays – Indian
Tuesdays – Middle Eastern
Wednesdays – African
Thursdays – Paella
Fridays – African.
All food is prepared by a qualified chef. Varied menu each time with vegetarian options available.

Be seen, be safe – Free Hi-Vis Vests at CSA

The nights are drawing in and it’s getting darker earlier so it’s important that pedestrians, runners and cyclists can be seen by motorists. The CSA is running a campaign to provide students with a free hi-vis vest to ensure that you can be easily seen when walking/cycling around campus and the local area.

If you would like a vest then you can pick one up at Shrivenham or Cranfield CSA Offices.
Shrivenham – CSA office, Slim building, room 23. Our office is open on Wednesday’s between 13.00 and 14.30.
Cranfield – CSA Office, building 114. Office open Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00hrs.

CSA Supports Fairtrade