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Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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

 
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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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Omkar singh VP, Weekly update 19th Oct - 23rd Oct

Mon 26 Oct 2020

Find more about my day to day activities here

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Getting to know you:  Disabled Students' Rep Cambridge - Shubham Singh

Wed 22 Jul 2020

Get to know your Disabled Students Rep in Cambridge, find out more about Shubham's plans for the year ahead.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Getting to know you:  HEMS Faculty Rep Cambridge  - Beth

Wed 22 Jul 2020

Meet Beth your Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care Faculty Rep for Cambridge (She/her).

 
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The Artists behind your new Freshers' 2020 page

Thu 20 Aug 2020

This year ARU Students' Union partnered with two talented students at ARU to bring you a brand new Freshers' page, find out more about the students behind this years digital space.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Getting to know you: HEMS Faculty Rep  (Chelmsford) - Olu

Wed 22 Jul 2020

Meet Olu your Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care Faculty Rep for Chelmsford Campus (She/her).

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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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Omkar Singh VP, weekly update 2nd - 6th Nov

Fri 06 Nov 2020

I have been representing you, this week has seen some great changes in my campaign. click here to learn more

 
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Looking for ARU London?

Tue 03 Sep 2019

Click Here

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Getting to know you: S&E Faculty Rep (Cambridge)  - Moh

Tue 04 Aug 2020

Meet your Cambridge Science & Engineering Faculty Rep!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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…

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Your Guide to Peterborough

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about Peterborough!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
2019-20 Campaigns: The Rent Report

Fri 25 Oct 2019

Read all about the rent report! Fraser has been analysing the results of the Rent Survey, which was launched last year.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
ARU Business Incubation Centre

Thu 03 Sep 2020

Read more about your Vice President Omkar's hope to have an Incubation Centre at ARU, the place where ideas turns to reality...

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
What is ARU Students’ Union?

Thu 21 Jun 2018

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

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Omkar singh VP, Weekly update 16th Nov - 20th Nov

Sun 22 Nov 2020

find my this week activity

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Omkar Singh VP, weekly update 26th Oct - 30th Oct

Fri 30 Oct 2020

weekly update from 26th Oct to 30th Oct.

 
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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.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Your Guide to Chelmsford

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about Chelmsford!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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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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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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.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
2019-20 Campaigns: ARUaccessible Report

Wed 08 Jul 2020

ARUaccessible logo with three accessibility icons and the ARU Students' Union logo above it

The full ARUaccessible report with recommendations!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
2019-20 Campaigns: 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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Your Guide to Cambridge

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about Cambridge!

 
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Getting to know you:  Women’s campaign rep Cambridge  - Izzy

Wed 22 Jul 2020

Meet your Women’s campaign rep for Cambridge Campus - Izzy (She/Her), (Content warning: SA brief given at the top of article).

 
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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.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
2019-20 Campaigns: Update on Digital Accessibility

Fri 06 Mar 2020

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

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Getting to know you: Business & Law Faculty Rep (Cambridge)  - Cristina

Wed 22 Jul 2020

Meet Cristina your Faculty Rep for Business and Law in Cambridge, find out more about her and how to get involved.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Omkar Singh VP, weekly update 9th to 13th Nov

Sun 15 Nov 2020

catch my weekly update here.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Your Guide to London

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about London!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Important Covid-19 Update: National Restrictions now in place.

Thu 15 Oct 2020

COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Omkar Singh VP, Weekly update 23rd to 27th Nov

Sun 29 Nov 2020

catch my weekly updates here

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
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?

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Getting to know you: BME Rep (Cambridge)  - Abdullahi

Wed 22 Jul 2020

Meet your Cambridge Black and Minority Ethnic Rep in Cambridge!

 
 

News

Omkar Singh VP, Weekly update 23rd to 27th Nov

catch my weekly updates here

 
Omkar Singh VP, weekly update 9th to 13th Nov

catch my weekly update here.

 
ARU Students' Union : 12 Months of Impact

Take a look at our proudest achievements over the last 12 months.

 
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!

 
Student in the Spotlight: Moxie Gibson

In this first episode of ‘Student in the Spotlight’ we interviewed Moxie Gibson...

 
Omkar Singh VP, weekly update 2nd - 6th Nov

I have been representing you, this week has seen some great changes in my campaign. click here to learn more

 
Who won in 2018?

Take a look at last year's winners

 
Translations and other reading support now available!
Globe

We have invested in an awesome new toolbar...

 
 
Hello!

Welcome to your Students' Union

 
October Monthly Update from your VP

Course Champions and Class Reps elected, plans for the upcoming year and updates to the website to make it more accessible. October was a busy month for Sorin!

 
Omkar Singh VP, weekly update 26th Oct - 30th Oct

weekly update from 26th Oct to 30th Oct.

 
 
Omkar singh VP, Weekly update 19th Oct - 23rd Oct

Find more about my day to day activities here

 
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.

 
What is #Project5?
Blurred office scene

What it is, why we're doing it, and how you can help.

 
What does your SU Staff team think?
Nat, Ahrany and Izzie

Your SU Staff Team recently met to discuss their priorities...

 
The voice of 600 students
empty lecture seats

An incredible 600 of you joined the recent Town Halls - thank you.

 
The Artists behind your new Freshers' 2020 page

This year ARU Students' Union partnered with two talented students at ARU to bring you a brand new Freshers' page, find out more about the students behind this years digital space.

 
Words from your Adviser on: Dealing With Anxiety

The last couple of months might have been quite stressful and confusing...

 
10 things you can do if you are self-isolating

"Whilst this situation is definitely not a ‘good’ one, there are certainly some positives to being stuck at home."

 
10 Reasons to Volunteer through ARU Students' Union

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

 
Your Guide to Cambridge

Everything you need to know about Cambridge!

 
An Introduction from your new Vice President!

"My name is Sorin-Marius Predica"

 
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.

 
Your Guide to Chelmsford

Everything you need to know about Chelmsford!

 
Give It A Go and get out there

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

 
Getting to know you: S&E Faculty Rep (Cambridge)  - Moh

Meet your Cambridge Science & Engineering Faculty Rep!

 
The Election 2020: THE RESULTS

26 candidates but only one winner...

 
How to log your skills effectively

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

 
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.

 
London Rep of the Month: Lenke Galambodi

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

 
Why I volunteer…and why you should too

What do YOU love? Me? I chose SCA

 
ARU Business Incubation Centre

Read more about your Vice President Omkar's hope to have an Incubation Centre at ARU, the place where ideas turns to reality...

 
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.

 
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.

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

As your Students’ Union Adviser, I’ve put together my top tips for those starting studies over the next few weeks.

 
What are 'Soft' skills?

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

 
2019-20 Campaigns: ARUaccessible Report
ARUaccessible logo with three accessibility icons and the ARU Students' Union logo above it

The full ARUaccessible report with recommendations!

 
How Skills Training can benefit you

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

 
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."

 
Getting to know you: BME Rep (Cambridge)  - Abdullahi

Meet your Cambridge Black and Minority Ethnic Rep in Cambridge!

 
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.

 
What is ARU Students’ Union?

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

 
Things you don't have to do

Uni myths BUSTED!

 
Getting to know you: Business & Law Faculty Rep (Cambridge)  - Cristina

Meet Cristina your Faculty Rep for Business and Law in Cambridge, find out more about her and how to get involved.

 
Getting to know you: HEMS Faculty Rep  (Chelmsford) - Olu

Meet Olu your Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care Faculty Rep for Chelmsford Campus (She/her).

 
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

 
Getting to know you:  Women’s campaign rep Cambridge  - Izzy

Meet your Women’s campaign rep for Cambridge Campus - Izzy (She/Her), (Content warning: SA brief given at the top of article).

 
Getting to know you:  Disabled Students' Rep Cambridge - Shubham Singh

Get to know your Disabled Students Rep in Cambridge, find out more about Shubham's plans for the year ahead.

 
Getting to know you:  HEMS Faculty Rep Cambridge  - Beth

Meet Beth your Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care Faculty Rep for Cambridge (She/her).

 
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…

 
2019-20 Campaigns: Update on Digital Accessibility

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

 
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

 
2019-20 Campaigns: Brexit Policy Update

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

 
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

 
A History of LGBT+ Representation at ARU Students' Union

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

 
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!

 
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 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!

 
2019-20 Campaigns: The Rent Report

Read all about the rent report! Fraser has been analysing the results of the Rent Survey, which was launched last year.

 
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!

 
 
Your Guide to Peterborough

Everything you need to know about Peterborough!

 
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 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.