Rag stands for 'Raising and Giving' and is the fundraising arm of the Student Union.
RAG is the best way for BU students to raise money for charity whilst embarking on incredible life changing adventures.

Example RAG events
Jailbreak Hitchhikes (LEGGIT and LOST)
Climing Mount Kilimanjaro
Trekking in Uganda
Giving Tuesday


We want YOU!

We have fundraising opportunities both on & off campus and there is something for everyone.
This year, all our Community Events and Hitches are raising money for Dorset Blind Association, the charity voted for by you!

This year our Overseas Challenges include:

- Ugandan Gorilla Trek

- Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

- Amazon Jungle Adventure

- Cycle India

Become a RAG Rep!

Find out more about this excirting opportunity by visiting our Facebook page.


So far RAG has raised over £100,000 for charities across the globe and won numberous National awards including:

National Student Fundraising Association - Hope for Children RAG of the Year Award
National Student Fundraising Association - Emma Smith won National SU Staff Member of the Year Award.
FIG National Community Impact Award 2014/15
Shannon Knight won National RAG Member of the Year 2014/15
1st Runner up FIG National RAG of the Year 2014/15


This year we were shortlisted for
National Student Fundraising Association - Big Impact Small Budget Award - 1st Runners up.

How to get involved:
Add our Facebook profile

Follow us on Twitter

Contact Us:

RAG General Enquiries


RAG Chair - Shannon Knight


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