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 Rape Crisis, the charity voted for by you!

Our 2017/18 Overseas Challenges are:

- The Gorilla Trek (Uganda), in aid of East African Playgrounds

- Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, in aid of Hope For Children

- Trek Machu Picchu, in aid of Action Against Hunger

- Iceland Fire and Ice Challenge, in aid of The Children's Society

Find out more about our overseas challenges and how to become a challenge leader here



Last year RAG raised over £250,000 for charities across the globe and over the last few years we've won numerous National awards.


National Student Fundraising Association - Community Impact Award 2017

National Student Fundraising Association - Hope for Children: RAG of the Year Award 2016

National Student Fundraising Association - SU Staff Member of the Year Award 2016 - Emma Smith, Activities Development Manager

National Student Fundraising Association - Big Impact Small Budget Award 2016 - 1st Runners up

FIG National Community Impact Award 2015

FIG National RAG Member of the Year 2015 - Shannon Knight, RAG Chair

FIG National RAG of the Year 2015 - 1st Runners up



How to get involved:
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Contact Us:



Become a RAG Rep!

Find out more about this exciting opportunity by joining our Facebook Group


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