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Disability History Month: My experience as a student with dyslexia

Thu 06 Dec 2018

Mary Copsey, your Vice President for the Faculty of Business and Law, shares her experiences as a student with dyslexia!

 
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10 reasons to join Kindness Hour

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Kindness Hour is a weekly get together organised by the SU Volunteering team. We meet every Thursday at 12pm on Zoom to catch-up while doing a different volunteering/kindness activity each week. But why should you join in?

 
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Elections Results 2020: Part-time roles

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Who has been elected as your Part-time student leaders for 2020/21

 
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Your full-time elected officers for 2020/21

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Our president and Vice Presidents set the direction of the SU, making sure we are truly student led. They are the face of the SU and the voice of students in everything we do. So who did you elect for 2020/21?

 
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Recipes: the beginner's guide to cooking

Wed 25 Oct 2017

dried spaghetti with dried pasta on top

Are you still eating beans on toast? Read this article for some easy meals to master.

 
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2018-19 Campaigns: Society Skills (Matt Hayes)

Tue 06 Nov 2018

Your VP Matt Hayes wants to develop Society Skills!

 
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Campaign Update: Digital Accessibility

Fri 06 Mar 2020

All teaching materials should be accessible to students to help them learn best.

 
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2019/20: Brexit Campaign Update Tri2

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Trimester 2 Brexit campaign update

 
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Looking for ARU London?

Tue 03 Sep 2019

Click Here

 
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Are you worried about your upcoming assignments?

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Is there something preventing you from achieving your best? Find out how the Advice Service can help.

 
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What if I need an extension?

Mon 05 Mar 2018

Are you feeling like you might need an extension? Read on to find out how ARU Students’ Union Advice Service can help.

 
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Your Guide to London

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about London!

 
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What is the Group Chat?

Mon 05 Nov 2018

Make some noise. This is your space to make ARU more representative, more accessible and more student-led. Find out more.

 
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Your Guide to Peterborough

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about Peterborough!

 
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How you can manage exam/deadline stress in Chelmsford

Thu 17 May 2018

Stress can make it hard to motivate yourself to revise or work on your assignments. Here’s how you can help manage it.

 
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A History of LGBT+ Representation at ARU Students' Union

Thu 06 Feb 2020

A brief look into a few of our LGBT+ accomplishments as a Students' Union

 
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Sports clubs and Societies – what’s all the fuss about?

Thu 02 Jul 2020

We will never stop shouting about our brilliant sports clubs and societies so we’re here to tell you all about why you should join one of them, especially in your first year…

 
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Your Guide to Cambridge

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about Cambridge!

 
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Winning the Activist Award at the SU Awards 2018

Wed 01 Aug 2018

Natalie Brown shares her experience of winning an SU Award.

 
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What is it like to run a society?

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Always wished you had run your society? Have a flair for event planning? Or just want to be part of a great team?

 
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The Mind Map

Wed 13 Nov 2019

This service allows you to search for Free Mental Health services based on your Post Code. They also have some really helpful tools and resources.

 
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How to deal with exam/deadline stress

Thu 29 Nov 2018

If you are getting worried over your upcoming deadlines and exams, here’s how you can deal with the stress.

 
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NHS VOLUNTEER RESPONDERS

Thu 26 Mar 2020

Do you want to help the national effort and support our NHS at its time of need? If you are over 18, fit, well and have no symptoms, consider helping your local community and sign up to be an NHS Volunteer Responder

 
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2019/20: Brexit Campaign Update

Mon 04 Nov 2019

Your VP Business and Law has been working on the ARU Brexit Campaign and this is her latest update November 2019.

 
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How to enjoy uni as a commuting student

Wed 27 Jun 2018

Here is how you can still enjoy the uni experience and get involved as a commuting student.

 
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What is a Course Rep?

Mon 09 Jul 2018

Being a Course Rep sounds all well and good… but what exactly is a Course Rep?

 
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Self-Defining

Thu 05 Mar 2020

In the Election, you may be able to vote for Campaign Reps, aka representatives for liberation groups at ARU. In order to vote for them, we ask students to self-define, here's how that works and why it is so important

 
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mon 16 Mar 2020

We are monitoring the unfolding situation of the Coronavirus carefully and are adhering to Public Health England guidance. It’s important to remember the risk to the UK population is currently low. We are aware that students may be worried or have concerns about a whole range of issues related to the virus. If you have a query or concerns then please take a look at our page.

 
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How can your SU Advice Service support you as an International/EU student?

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Your elected officer Mary Copsey has created an article alongside the SU advice team to create an article on all you need to know accessing support as an international and EU student.

 
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International Students: Top tips to help you feel at home

Thu 22 Jun 2017

 
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What happens next…Brexit Policy?

Fri 26 Apr 2019

Your Vice President of Business & Law shares her thoughts on Brexit.

 
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Why get involved with ARU Students’ Union in your first year

Mon 02 Jul 2018

Whatever year you're going into, check out why you should be getting involved with everything we have to offer!

 
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Has something happened in your personal life?

Wed 08 Aug 2018

The course of a student’s life never did run smooth… But no fear, because ARU Students’ Union are here to help you.

 
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Quiz: Which society should I join?

Thu 22 Jun 2017

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

 
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Your Guide to Chelmsford

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about Chelmsford!

 
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2019/20: Brexit Policy Update

Mon 17 Feb 2020

this is your officer update discussing policy they have worked on during this academic year.

 
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Open Mic Night

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Having never been to an Open Mic night myself, I grasped the opportunity to conquer my stage-fright and get up there, and I performed one of my own poems, and a Norwegian song that is very dear to me. An article on why I took a leap and attended an open mic night!

 
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#ABloodyMess

Wed 25 Sep 2019

 
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How to thrive in the summer as a post grad student

Thu 02 May 2019

You’re still going to be here over the summer… Here’s how to thrive.

 
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How can I build my confidence this Fresher's? Quiz

Wed 27 Jun 2018

Take our quiz to find out how you can push your limits and become more confident this Freshers!

 
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How to deal with feeling nervous about moving out

Wed 01 Aug 2018

It’s okay to feel some anxiety about moving out of your home into student accommodation. But here’s some tips on making it an easier process.

 
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How you can manage exam/deadline stress in Cambridge

Thu 17 May 2018

Stress can make it hard to motivate yourself to revise or work on your assignments. Here’s how you can help manage it.

 
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Black Lives Matter

Tue 02 Jun 2020

Black Lives Matter

We as a Union have been profoundly saddened by the recent events that have brought into a new perspective the issues of systemic and institutional racism that still exist in our society. Read the full statement from your Elected Officers here.

 
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What is ARU Students’ Union?

Thu 21 Jun 2018

Find out exactly who we are, and what we can offer you!

 
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2019/20 ARUaccessible Campaign update

Fri 07 Feb 2020

Thank you to all the students that took part in the ARUaccessible campaign last semester! Here is my campaign update February 2020

 
 

News

Say hello to your new Vice President (ARU London)!

26 candidates but only one winner...

 
Law Society - Society of the month and the Committee member of the Month Award!

During the first semester of teaching (September - December 2019), our Committee members' efforts to make the Society prosper have been twice recognised by the Students' Union! We have received the Society of the Month Award, and ur President have been recognised as the Committee Member of the Month!

 
Negotiation Skills Workshop

What an amazing time we had at the Professional Negotiation Skills Workshop, that we ran together with the HR and Management Society!
Essential skills, insights, tips, real-life scenario to practice at, and, of course, snacks - what else do you need? :)

 
Who won in 2018?

Take a look at last year's winners

 
Sports clubs and Societies – what’s all the fuss about?

We will never stop shouting about our brilliant sports clubs and societies so we’re here to tell you all about why you should join one of them, especially in your first year…

 
Which society should I join?

Take our quiz to find the right one for you.

 
Hello!

Welcome to your Students' Union

 
London Rep of the Month: Lenke Galambodi

"Helping others gives me a sense of purpose, accomplishment and joy"

 
Commuting - what a nightmare...

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

 
Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are monitoring the unfolding situation of the Coronavirus carefully and are adhering to Public Health England guidance. It’s important to remember the risk to the UK population is currently low. We are aware that students may be worried or have concerns about a whole range of issues related to the virus. If you have a query or concerns then please take a look at our page.

 
Become more 'Recruitable' - How to use your Skills Transcript

Discover how you can use the skills you have learnt whilst volunteering to give you a competitive edge when applying for your first job and how understanding your experiences can boost your self-confidence.

 
The importance of applying for the EU settlement scheme

The EU Settlement Scheme is important to all students from the EU, one of our elected officers Mary Copsey explains why you need to apply.

 
NUS Extra

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

 
Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter

We as a Union have been profoundly saddened by the recent events that have brought into a new perspective the issues of systemic and institutional racism that still exist in our society. Read the full statement from your Elected Officers here.

 
Calling all new ARU London students (and those returning!)

As your Students’ Union Adviser, I’ve put together my top tips for you – want to talk anything through or simply have somebody to sit and listen, please don’t hesitate to book an appointment with me.

 
5 things you have to do during Freshers

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

 
10 reasons to join Kindness Hour

Kindness Hour is a weekly get together organised by the SU Volunteering team. We meet every Thursday at 12pm on Zoom to catch-up while doing a different volunteering/kindness activity each week. But why should you join in?

 
Become a Successful Academician

"Success means different thing for different people, for some it might be accolade, some it might be finance, achieving a state of wealth. But whatever success mean to you, take note of this things am about to share with you."

 
Am I too old for Freshers?

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

 
Your full-time elected officers for 2020/21

Our president and Vice Presidents set the direction of the SU, making sure we are truly student led. They are the face of the SU and the voice of students in everything we do. So who did you elect for 2020/21?

 
New student at ARU London?

Are you a new student joining us at ARU London? Find out what your Students' Union can do for you during your new journey.

 
 
NHS VOLUNTEER RESPONDERS

Do you want to help the national effort and support our NHS at its time of need? If you are over 18, fit, well and have no symptoms, consider helping your local community and sign up to be an NHS Volunteer Responder

 
6 Myths About Volunteering - busted!

"I honestly think I have got far more out of volunteering than I have ever put in."

 
Olu's Campaign Update

"There has been a lot of momentum on campus this semester, particularly in response to the union launching the Access To Learning campaign."

 
 
Elections Results 2020: Part-time roles

Who has been elected as your Part-time student leaders for 2020/21

 
10 Reasons to Volunteer through ARU Students' Union

Discover all the benefits to starting your volunteering journey through ARU Students' Union Volunteer Centre.

 
My first year as a Law student

"As a first year Law student, meeting other like-minded people has inspired me to study hard"

 
Campaign Update: Digital Accessibility

All teaching materials should be accessible to students to help them learn best.

 
Why you should record Hours and Skills

Logging hours and skills can provide you with a range of benefits. Find out how logging your volunteering activity can help you.

 
How to be an inspiring leader

"My name is Oluwadamilare Ojewande and I am a student leader."

 
Give It A Go and get out there

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

 
2019/20: Brexit Campaign Update Tri2

Trimester 2 Brexit campaign update

 
How to log your skills effectively

Supercharge your skill logging and reflections - learn how this can improve your self-awareness and 'recruitability'.

 
"My top tip for new ARU London students"

Hello and welcome to ARU London, our campus in Farringdon is quite small yet the lecturer's available are awesome...

 
Why I volunteer…and why you should too

What do YOU love? Me? I chose SCA

 
What is it like to run a society?

Always wished you had run your society? Have a flair for event planning? Or just want to be part of a great team?

 
Self-Defining

In the Election, you may be able to vote for Campaign Reps, aka representatives for liberation groups at ARU. In order to vote for them, we ask students to self-define, here's how that works and why it is so important

 
Why you should download your Skills Transcript

Learn how you can take the first step to make your volunteering experience and skills shine by downloading your Skills Transcript.

 
2019/20: Brexit Policy Update

this is your officer update discussing policy they have worked on during this academic year.

 
What are 'Soft' skills?

What are soft skills and why are they vital for the 21st Century workplace?

 
2019/20 ARUaccessible Campaign update

Thank you to all the students that took part in the ARUaccessible campaign last semester! Here is my campaign update February 2020

 
How Skills Workshops can benefit you

Find out how our Skills Workshops can help you become the Next.Level.You.

 
Congratulations, you're coming to ARU!

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

 
A History of LGBT+ Representation at ARU Students' Union

A brief look into a few of our LGBT+ accomplishments as a Students' Union

 
Top 8 Hangover Cures

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

 
What is a Course Rep?

Being a Course Rep sounds all well and good… but what exactly is a Course Rep?

 
Open Mic Night

Having never been to an Open Mic night myself, I grasped the opportunity to conquer my stage-fright and get up there, and I performed one of my own poems, and a Norwegian song that is very dear to me. An article on why I took a leap and attended an open mic night!

 
Things you don't have to do

Uni myths BUSTED!

 
How to enjoy uni as a commuting student

Here is how you can still enjoy the uni experience and get involved as a commuting student.

 
How to Write a Quality Volunteer of the Month Nomination

Do you want to recognise an outstanding ARU volunteer? Make sure your nomination gets noticed with a few tips to write a quality nomination

 
How can I build my confidence this Fresher's? Quiz

Take our quiz to find out how you can push your limits and become more confident this Freshers!

 
Are you worried about your upcoming assignments?

Is there something preventing you from achieving your best? Find out how the Advice Service can help.

 
The Mind Map

This service allows you to search for Free Mental Health services based on your Post Code. They also have some really helpful tools and resources.

 
What is the Group Chat?

Make some noise. This is your space to make ARU more representative, more accessible and more student-led. Find out more.

 
2019/20: Brexit Campaign Update

Your VP Business and Law has been working on the ARU Brexit Campaign and this is her latest update November 2019.

 
What happens next…Brexit Policy?

Your Vice President of Business & Law shares her thoughts on Brexit.

 
How to deal with feeling nervous about moving out

It’s okay to feel some anxiety about moving out of your home into student accommodation. But here’s some tips on making it an easier process.

 
Disability History Month: My experience as a student with dyslexia

Mary Copsey, your Vice President for the Faculty of Business and Law, shares her experiences as a student with dyslexia!

 
 
Quiz: Which society should I join?

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

 
How can your SU Advice Service support you as an International/EU student?

Your elected officer Mary Copsey has created an article alongside the SU advice team to create an article on all you need to know accessing support as an international and EU student.

 
Your Guide to Peterborough

Everything you need to know about Peterborough!

 
2018-19 Campaigns: Society Skills (Matt Hayes)

Your VP Matt Hayes wants to develop Society Skills!

 
Why get involved with ARU Students’ Union in your first year

Whatever year you're going into, check out why you should be getting involved with everything we have to offer!

 
Your Guide to London

Everything you need to know about London!

 
How to deal with exam/deadline stress

If you are getting worried over your upcoming deadlines and exams, here’s how you can deal with the stress.

 
Your Guide to Chelmsford

Everything you need to know about Chelmsford!

 
How you can manage exam/deadline stress in Cambridge

Stress can make it hard to motivate yourself to revise or work on your assignments. Here’s how you can help manage it.

 
Has something happened in your personal life?

The course of a student’s life never did run smooth… But no fear, because ARU Students’ Union are here to help you.

 
Your Guide to Cambridge

Everything you need to know about Cambridge!

 
What is ARU Students’ Union?

Find out exactly who we are, and what we can offer you!

 
How you can manage exam/deadline stress in Chelmsford

Stress can make it hard to motivate yourself to revise or work on your assignments. Here’s how you can help manage it.

 
How to thrive in the summer as a post grad student

You’re still going to be here over the summer… Here’s how to thrive.

 
Recipes: the beginner's guide to cooking
dried spaghetti with dried pasta on top

Are you still eating beans on toast? Read this article for some easy meals to master.

 
What if I need an extension?

Are you feeling like you might need an extension? Read on to find out how ARU Students’ Union Advice Service can help.

 
Winning the Activist Award at the SU Awards 2018

Natalie Brown shares her experience of winning an SU Award.