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 What is the RSU SP?

The Rīga Stradiņš University Student Union (Studējošo pašpārvalde in Latvian, SP) is an organisation whose objective is to represent the interests of all university students in their academic and cultural lives.

What does the RSU SP do?

It is not that easy to explain RSU SP activities, but you can see below how the RSU SP makes a name for itself.

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Daily activities

Taurenis active recreation festival


International Student Conference 

Autumn night tournaments


The Student Council has 36 members - all of them RSU students - representing students from all faculties of the University. Any student can become a member of the council by participating in the elections that are held each November. You can find more information about the elections in the election regulations. The Council has decision-making authority in the RSU SU.

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The Board is the executive body of the RSU SU and is represented by eight members of the Board, three Vice-Chairpersons, a Chairperson and an Assistant Chairperson. The board of the RSU SU Council is elected every year. The board is responsible for the main self-government activities, the implementation of specific tasks and for engaging other students in various activities.




RSU SP cooperation organisations
  • Latvian Students’ Union (, in which we have member status;
  • Latvian Pharmaceutical Students’ Association;
  • European Medical Students' Association (EMSA,;
  • European Students’ Forum (AEGEE) Riga Organisation (;
  • Latvian Medical Students’ Association (LaMSA,;
  • Student Councils of RTU, LU, BAT, LLU, RPIVA, RISEBAA, VEA, ViA, LA, BA, EKA, LiepU and other Latvian higher education institutions, including Students' Self-Government of RSU Liepāja Branch and RSU Red Cross Medical College SP;
  • Student interest groups supported financially by RSU SU are, among others, the Christian student interest group Agape, the Muslim students’ interest group Ibn Sina, the organisation Cavum Oris which represents the interests of dentistry students, the International Students' Association (ISA) which represents the interests of international students at RSU, etc.

RSU SP Symbols

The eternal student symbol is a skeleton couple - Stasis and Stasija - who take part in all events organised by RSU SP and the university. 

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A black horse is the symbol of self-governance; it characterises the busy and dynamic pace of RSU students' lives.

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