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How to stay cheerful over winter

Although winter comes with fun things like Christmas and snowmen, it can get a bit cold and gloomy. Here’s how you can stay cheerful over winter.

Wed 22 Nov 2017

Trans not Trans*: making change at Student Council

Student Council is coming up on December 5th. Your VP FST talks about one of the key points up for discussion and why you should have your say.

Wed 22 Nov 2017
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'Where did my loan go?'

Is your student loan running low? Read this article for tips on how to make your loan go a bit further.

Wed 11 Oct 2017

What festive fun is happening in Chelmsford?

As Christmas is approaching, here are some festive activities going on in Chelmsford you can get involved with!

Wed 15 Nov 2017

What festivities are going on in Cambridge?

As Christmas is approaching, here are some festive activities going on in Cambridge you can get involved with!

Wed 15 Nov 2017

Go vegan for 30 days with our support!

Vegan Society is launching the 30 Day Vegan Pledge on November 20th with a Q&A, animal rights documentary screening and free vegan pizza.

Wed 08 Nov 2017
 

News

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...

 
Elections 101 with your Activities Officer (Chelmsford)

The highs and lows of running in an election and being an officer.

 
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."

 
Elections 101 with your Activities Officer (Cambridgeshire)

The highs and lows of running in an election and being an officer.

 
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."

 
 
Elections 101 with your President

The highs and lows of running in an election and being an officer.

 
Who won in 2016?

Find out here...

 
Creative Minds Spotlight: Ikisha

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

 
Changes to Anglia Ruskin University Complaints Procedure

You may have seen this pop up in your inbox?

 
Safer Taxis Scheme
Safer Taxis Scheme

Safer Taxis Schemes are run up and down the country that have huge positive impacts on student safety - so it makes sense that you have a say in how it's run...

 
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."

 
 
Elections 101 with your Welfare Officer

The highs and lows of running in an election and being an officer.

 
Who won in 2015?

Have a look at 2015's winners...

 
Creative Minds Spotlight: Nanci

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

 
 
Join the Inclusion Scheme

Do you define as Disabled or have caring responsibilities?

 
Peer Mentoring

Welcome to the Peer Mentoring scheme

 
What festivities are going on in Cambridge?

As Christmas is approaching, here are some festive activities going on in Cambridge you can get involved with!

 
Elections 101 with your Education Officer

The highs and lows of running in an election and being an officer.

 
Which society should I join?

Take our quiz to find the right one for you.

 
Hello!

Welcome to your Students' Union

 
How to stay cheerful over winter

Although winter comes with fun things like Christmas and snowmen, it can get a bit cold and gloomy. Here’s how you can stay cheerful over winter.

 
 
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.

 
Exam Stress

What to do when unforeseen problems happen in exams

 
Trans not Trans*: making change at Student Council

Student Council is coming up on December 5th. Your VP FST talks about one of the key points up for discussion and why you should have your say.

 
NUS Extra

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

 
Interfaith Week

Come and celebrate with us this week - check out all the amazing things going on!

 
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.

 
What festive fun is happening in Chelmsford?

As Christmas is approaching, here are some festive activities going on in Chelmsford you can get involved with!

 
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

 
Go vegan for 30 days with our support!

Vegan Society is launching the 30 Day Vegan Pledge on November 20th with a Q&A, animal rights documentary screening and free vegan pizza.

 
Meet Up's

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

 
'Where did my loan go?'
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Is your student loan running low? Read this article for tips on how to make your loan go a bit further.

 
Feeling lonely? You're not alone.
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Are you feeling lonely at uni? Let's talk about it.

 
Thinking of dropping out of uni?
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The first few weeks are often when students tend to drop out of uni. If this is something you’re considering, then read this article.

 
Five reasons you should join the Nursing Society

Calling all Peterborough Nursing Students - the Nursing Society explains why you should get involved.

 
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.

 
Why you should join a society

Thinking about joining a society? From one of our students, here are five reasons why you should:

 
Why sign up to a Give it a Go?

Why not? One of our students gives her view on why Give It a Go's are awesome!

 
The Unknown Essentials to Pack for Uni

Commuting or moving here, you'll definitely need some of these.

 
What I wish I knew before going to uni

The inside knowledge on uni life

 
Congratulations, you're coming to ARU!

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

 
How to make friends at Freshers

Here are some top tips on how to make friends in your first week at uni.

 
Top 8 Hangover Cures

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

 
A Disabled Student's Guide to Freshers

Alice Goodheart gives her top tips as a student who knows

 
Why societies are awesome: a student's-eye-view

A student who knows shares her three years of experience with societies

 
Things you don't have to do

Uni myths BUSTED!

 
'Am I too old for Freshers?': Taking the plunge

Feeling worried you won't fit in as a mature student? A student whose been there and done it tells you why there's no need to worry.

 
Hidden Gems in Cambridge

A student's-eye-view on some of Cambridge's best kept secrets...

 
Top Tips to help beat homesickness

Missing home or struggling to settle in? Here are the top tips from a student on how to beat the blues.

 
Why join a Society?

Thought about joining a society? Here's why you should.

 
Why buy an NUS card?

One way you can save money on a student budget.

 
Quiz: Which society should I join?

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

 
On-campus catering provision - the response to your feedback

Have a read about how the meeting about the catering provision on campus went...

 
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.

 
Our response to ARU 'Green Paper'

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) are developing a new strategy which will have a life of 8-10 years. All staff and students have been given the opportunity to provide comments and feedback on a discussion paper (see ‘Designing our future’ ARU 2017-26). This discussion paper gives suggestions for what the institution will need to deliver if they are to succeed.

 
Student Discount Card

Buy yours to get thousands of discounts

 
How to make your Student Loan stretch

No money? We know how you feel...