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101 reasons to vote in the 2018 Elections

After reading these reasons, you’ll want to vote straight away!

Thu 25 Jan 2018

Choose the winners for the Made a Difference Awards!

You decide who wins!

Wed 21 Feb 2018

Ten things that happen during Campaign Week

Campaign week is almost here! Read on to find out what happens during this exciting time.

Thu 08 Feb 2018

Why you should come to ‘Question the Candidate’

‘Question the Candidate’ is approaching on the Cambridge and Chelmsford campuses. But why should you go?

Thu 15 Feb 2018

What is Campaign Week?

So you’ve heard about the Elections, and know that Campaign Week is here, but what exactly is it?

Thu 15 Feb 2018

Five reasons to use the Dome at Chelmsford

You might have noticed the awesome giant Dome on our Chelmsford campus - but do you know what you can use it for?

Thu 08 Feb 2018
 

News

What is the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)?

Wondering what the TEF is and what it means for you as an individual? Read on.

 
Graduation ideas update

Following the idea of having Graduation ceremonies in the Summer time, I have an update on the conversations I have been having...

 
This Is My Story

"It may sound strange but it was a relief to be told that it wasn’t just me making up the whole thing."

 
The Bulgaria Education Fair - The Inside

It was worth it to try and make a change in somebody's life and I would do it again in a heartbeat.

 
What Depression Feels Like For Me

"Depression and anxiety are different for everyone. I just wanted to give you a small glimpse into what it is like for me."

 
10 reasons you should join the International Society

"Joining societies? Nah. Who cares, waste of time and boring."

 
The Importance of Conversation

"One of the most important things I’ve done in these five years is learning to understand and be open about my mental health problems."

 
 
Creative Minds Spotlight: Ikisha

Ikisha Shaw, an ARU student and entrepreneur, discusses her creative passions.

 
About Time

"If you knew that your friend, your relative, your classmate was feeling ill, you'd help them out, right? Same goes for mental health."

 
 
Rep of the Month - Cambridge

Laura Gibson is our Rep of the Month winner for Cambridge in February 2018.

 
Community Volunteer of the Month - Cambridge

Our Community Volunteer of the Month in Cambridge for February 2018 is Zohar Hadad.

 
Community Volunteer of the Month - Chelmsford

Our Community Volunteer of the Month in Chelmsford for February 2018 is Christopher Mason.

 
Creative Minds Spotlight: Nanci

Nanci, a student at ARU, tells us what being Creative means to her.

 
 
 
Who won in 2017?

Take a look at last year's winners

 
Which society should I join?

Take our quiz to find the right one for you.

 
Hello!

Welcome to your Students' Union

 
Classic Beef

£5.95

 
101 reasons to vote in the 2018 Elections

After reading these reasons, you’ll want to vote straight away!

 
Who won in 2016?

Find out here...

 
How the Disabled Students Society helped me get a job

"With societies, it is always going to be tough to run one whilst doing your studies... However, with those difficulties, you will develop such a wide variety of skills"

 
The Struggle is Real!

Is your placement working for you? If not it's ok!

 
Commuting - what a nightmare...

I'm kidding it's not all bad! Here's how to make it work for you.

 
Why you should come to ‘Question the Candidate’

‘Question the Candidate’ is approaching on the Cambridge and Chelmsford campuses. But why should you go?

 
Cheese

£6.95

 
NUS Extra

Buy your NUS Extra card now to save money at uni.

 
 
5 things you have to do during Freshers

If you don't want to do anything, at least do these 5 things.

 
Which society should I join?

Take our quiz to find the best society for you

 
A day in the life of the SU President

What's it like being an Executive Officer? Take a look at a day in the life of our current President, Leigh.

 
 
Ten things that happen during Campaign Week

Campaign week is almost here! Read on to find out what happens during this exciting time.

 
Am I too old for Freshers?

Education has no age. Here's my tips and advice to all you 'mature' students.

 
Give It A Go and get out there

Want to try something new? Find out more about our Give It A Go's

 
Free parking on Cambridge campus: an update

Your Vice President for Business gives an update on transport into campus.

 
Meet Up's

Moved in too soon? Not met anyone yet? Bored? Come for a coffee...

 
What is Campaign Week?

So you’ve heard about the Elections, and know that Campaign Week is here, but what exactly is it?

 
Five reasons to use the Dome at Chelmsford

You might have noticed the awesome giant Dome on our Chelmsford campus - but do you know what you can use it for?

 
What can the ARU Students’ Union Advice Service help you with?

It’s important to know who you can turn to when things get tough, the SU Advice service is here for you.

 
Nominate a student today

SU Awards nominations are open

 
Committee Member of the Month January 2018 - Cambridge!

Our Committee Member of the Month Winner for January 2018 in Cambridge is Tom Heald, a third year Drama student!

 
Rep of the Month January 2018 - Cambridge!

Our Rep of the Month Winner for January 2018 in Cambridge is Alex Mead, a second year Public Service student!

 
Committee Member of the Month January 2018 - Chelmsford!

Our Committee Member of the Month Winner for January 2018 in Chelmsford is Fraser Luther-Yarwood, an Education Masters Student!

 
Rep of the Month January 2018 - Chelmsford!

Our Rep of the Month Winner for January 2018 in Chelmsford is Alice Lapthorn, a first year PhD student!

 
Congratulations, you're coming to ARU!

We're in this together, so read on...

 
Rep of the Month January 2018 - London!

Our Rep of the Month Winner for January 2018 in London is Janette Tabanor, a second year Law student!

 
Top 8 Hangover Cures

Top tips for avoiding and coping with that next day hangover.

 
Nine tips to smash the second semester

For all our returning students, here are our tips to make sure you absolutely smash this semester!

 
Why I love volunteering
Tabby cat sleeping on a wicker basket

A student volunteer tells us all about her experience and her love of cats!

 
Things you don't have to do

Uni myths BUSTED!

 
Five Ways to Look After Your Mental Health at Uni

Laura Douds, Vice President Science and Technology, shares her advice on how to help manage your mental health while at university.

 
Top 15 self-care tips
A jar of white scrub product, with a brush and an orchid flower head.

We want to share some tips on how you can look after yourself at uni.

 
Ten reasons to nominate someone for the SU Awards

SU Awards nominations open, here’s ten reasons why you should nominate someone!

 
How to write a quality nomination for the SU Awards

It’s important to make sure you write a quality nomination when you nominate someone. Read on to find out more!

 
Five ways to keep your house happy
Welcome mat that some Home with a red heart as the 'O'

Whether you want tips to make your already happy house better, or you really need to settle the tension between you and your flat mates, then read this article.

 
How volunteering enhanced my skills!

A student tells us about how she's gotten involved in the Students' Union by volunteering as a Course Rep and Society Committee Member.

 
What kind of housemate are you?

So you've been at uni a while now...but what kind of housemate are you? Take our quiz to find out.

 
Quiz: Which society should I join?

Curious about which societies might suit you, check out our fun quiz!

 
An Update on Our New Deal for Student Parents and Carers

Grace shares an update on the SU's campaigning for better support for student parents and carers.

 
Student Discount Card

Buy yours to get thousands of discounts

 
How to make your Student Loan stretch

No money? We know how you feel...