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Society Spotlight: Social Work Society

The Social Work Society have provided fantastic learning opportunities and volunteering projects for experience to be gained and confidence to be increased.

 
2018-19 Campaigns: Body Positivity (Amanda Campbell White)

Your VP Amanda Campbell White is promoting messages of body positivity and providing events on campus to celebrate all bodies!

 
2018-19 Campaigns: Access Denied (Matt Hayes)

Your VP Matt Hayes wants to expand access to FSE spaces across ARU!

 
Society Spotlight: The BioMedical Society Cambridge Conference

The BioMedical Society is made up of 8 committee members, who have different experiences within the field of healthcare, and research so that we can provide the peer to peer support that our students deserve and seek, through events and workshops.

 
Top 6 reasons to get involved with ARU London Students' Union

Find out some of things we do and what to get involved in!

 
Society Spotlight: Chelmsford Anglia Ruskin Sirens Cheerleaders

The Anglia Ruskin Sirens Cheerleaders are a hard working, dedicated team of cheerleaders who put in many hours of practice. They train twice a week to perfect their skills. This society is a great way to make friends while keeping fit and represent our university all over the UK.

 
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."

 
2018-19 Campaigns: Society Skills (Matt Hayes)

Your VP Matt Hayes wants to develop Society Skills!

 
Past Campaigns: LGBT+ History Month (Laura Douds)

I feel it’s really important to provide events which bring our diverse ARU community together. That’s why I'm running multiple events throughout LGBT+ History Month this February!

 
My first year as a Law student

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

 
What winning two MAD awards meant to me

Nicky Milner, Senior Lecturer in Biological Science and winner of the Innovative Lecturer and Outstanding Personal Tutor Awards, shares her experience of being nominated, and what winning meant to her.

 
Thinking of dropping out of uni?

Uni can be a very stressful time, that's not a secret. But when you're missing home, have deadlines piling up, and it feels like you can't keep on top of the work, it's easy to think your only option is to drop out. And we completely understand. But do try to stop and identify why is it that you want to drop out.

 
How to be an inspiring leader

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

 
Freshers Week 2019

Whats on for Freshers 2019?

 
Who won in 2018?

Take a look at last year's winners

 
What is ARU Students’ Union?

ARU Students’ Union is a charity, completely separate to Anglia Ruskin University. The whole point of a students’ union is to advocate for students – and that’s exactly what we do! And there are many ways we do this. You can check it all out at angliastudent.com

 
How to deal with feeling nervous about moving out

Exam season is here! And that means only one thing for students – you all feel a bit like this.

 
"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...

 
Advice from a 3rd year: 5 things to get involved in this September

Emily Long, 3rd year student at ARU shares her 5 top tips for this September - it is never too late or too early to find out more and get involved...

 
Which Rep position should you stand for? Quiz

Take this quiz and find out which of the ARU Students' Union Student Representative positions you should stand for in the upcoming election.

 
 
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

 
Supporting international and EU students – Representation and HR

Mary Copsey, your Vice President of Business and Law has put together this article based upon student feedback highlighting the international and EU student’s university/union journey.

 
What is a Course Rep?

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

 
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."

 
Commuting - what a nightmare...

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

 
The truth about campaigning and running in the Election

Your Vice President of Science and Engineering, Siobhan Fouche, shares what it's really like to run in the Election.

 
Ten reasons to stand as a Course Rep

Being a Course Rep can benefit and positively transform you in many ways. Here are ten of our top reasons why you should stand as Course Rep.

 
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."

 
NUS Extra

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

 
How it felt to win Rep of the Year and Union Honours at the SU Awards 2019

Student and HEMS Faculty Rep Tiegan Lawson shares how it felt to be a multi-award winner that night.

 
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."

 
5 things you have to do during Freshers

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

 
How Has Your Students’ Union Supported the International and EU Student Community

Mary Copsey, your Vice President of Business and Law has put together this article based upon student feedback highlighting the international and EU student’s university/union journey.

 
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."

 
Am I too old for Freshers?

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

 
The Student Journey for Parents and Carers

Your Vice President of Business & Law shares some advice and information especially for student parents and carers as part of her campaign.

 
 
Looking for a job for September?

If you're looking for a part-time job for September, why not come and work for us?

 
 
How winning Volunteering Honours at the SU Awards 2019 felt

Find out how student Tokunbo felt to win Volunteering Honours in the 2019 SU Awards.

 
Which society should I join?

Take our quiz to find the best society for you

 
Is there a society you would like to start?

Societies are the perfect way to try something new and explore your hobbies and interests during your time at ARU.

 
How it felt to win Cambridge Student Staff of the year

Find out how student Kaileb Bryant felt to win Student Staff of the year at the SU Awards 2019.

 
Give It A Go and get out there

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

 
How winning Rep Honours at the SU Awards 2019 felt

Student Olu Onasanya shares their feelings of winning the award.

 
Your SU Award Winners 2019

Find out all your winners for this years SU Awards here!

 
Societies: Want your society to win awards? Look no further.

Read our tell all on how to gain as many awards certificates and prizes in your time as a Committee Member here at ARU Students’ Union.

 
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.

 
How getting Campaigns approved works

Find out what your Vice President of Science and Engineering, Matt Hayes, has to say about getting campaigns approved and what is involved.

 
How can leading a society kickstart your career?

Joining a society is a great way to make friends, network, and improve your skills - but what about leading one?

 
How it felt to win Rep Honours at the 2019 SU Awards

Find out how student Alex felt to win an award at the SU Awards

 
Congratulations, you're coming to ARU!

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

 
How have your full time Officers represented you this year?

Read more about the Officers' proudest moments and achievements in representing you this year.

 
Top 8 Hangover Cures

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

 
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.

 
Things you don't have to do

Uni myths BUSTED!

 
Your Guide to London

Everything you need to know about London!

 
The Election 2019: Results

Find out who the students are who will lead the Union in 2019-20.

 
Your Guide to Peterborough

Everything you need to know about Peterborough!

 
Matt Hayes: A New Campaign on Drug Testing

We are living in a transitional time for the conversation around drugs.

 
How you can use the Peter Taylor House student space during exam time

Exams and deadlines are upon us! But here’s how your Cambridge student space has got your back.

 
Your Guide to Chelmsford

Everything you need to know about Chelmsford!

 
Your Guide to Cambridge

Everything you need to know about Cambridge!

 
How you can use 92 during exam time

Exams and deadlines are around the corner… But it doesn’t need to be all doom and gloom!

 
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.

 
Parents in Education - an interview with...

Read more about the struggles of being a student parent and the new Parents in Education society.

 
How it felt to win the Student Staff Award at the SU Awards

We spoke to Kayleigh Tonkins about how it made her feel to win the Student Staff Award!

 
How it felt to win Rep Honours at the SU Awards

We spoke to Hannah Hau-Ching about how it made her feel to win Rep Honours!

 
How it felt to win Society Honours at the SU Awards

We spoke to Amy Kelly about how it felt to win Society Honours!

 
How it felt to win Volunteer of the Year at the SU Awards

We spoke to Sam Martin about how it feels to win an SU Award.

 
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.

 
Winning the Activist Award at the SU Awards 2018

Natalie Brown shares her experience of winning an SU Award.

 
What does the Books Plus change mean for me?

Books Plus is changing, and we’re here to give you all the information you need.

 
What is ARU Students’ Union?

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

 
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.

 
What if I’m unhappy with my grade?

Have you received your grade back and you’re unhappy with what you got? Find out how ARU Students’ Union can help you.

 
A Disabled Student's Guide to Freshers

Alice Goodheart gives her top tips as a student who knows

 
 

Freshers Week 2019

Whats on for Freshers 2019?

How Has Your Students’ Union Supported the International and EU Student Community

Mary Copsey, your Vice President of Business and Law has put together this article based upon student feedback highlighting the international and EU student’s university/union journey.

Supporting international and EU students – Representation and HR

Mary Copsey, your Vice President of Business and Law has put together this article based upon student feedback highlighting the international and EU student’s university/union journey.

Advice from a 3rd year: 5 things to get involved in this September

Emily Long, 3rd year student at ARU shares her 5 top tips for this September - it is never too late or too early to find out more and get involved...

The Student Journey for Parents and Carers

Your Vice President of Business & Law shares some advice and information especially for student parents and carers as part of her campaign.

How it felt to win Rep of the Year and Union Honours at the SU Awards 2019

Student and HEMS Faculty Rep Tiegan Lawson shares how it felt to be a multi-award winner that night.

How winning Volunteering Honours at the SU Awards 2019 felt

Find out how student Tokunbo felt to win Volunteering Honours in the 2019 SU Awards.

Is there a society you would like to start?

Societies are the perfect way to try something new and explore your hobbies and interests during your time at ARU.

How winning Rep Honours at the SU Awards 2019 felt

Student Olu Onasanya shares their feelings of winning the award.

How it felt to win Rep Honours at the 2019 SU Awards

Find out how student Alex felt to win an award at the SU Awards

How have your full time Officers represented you this year?

Read more about the Officers' proudest moments and achievements in representing you this year.

Looking for a job for September?

If you're looking for a part-time job for September, why not come and work for us?