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Ten reasons to stand as a Course Rep

Have you considered standing as a Course Rep? Here are ten reasons why you should!

Wed 20 Sep 2017

Why join a Society?

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

Thu 22 Jun 2017

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Mon 18 Sep 2017

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!

Thu 03 Aug 2017

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

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

Tue 27 Jun 2017
 

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Ten reasons to stand as a Course Rep
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Have you considered standing as a Course Rep? Here are ten reasons why you should!

 
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Making a difference: An interview with a Course Rep

Why stand to be a Course Rep? A Graphic Design Rep tells us why she got involved.

 
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!

 
What I wish I knew before going to uni

The inside knowledge on uni life

 
How to make friends at Freshers

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

 
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

 
'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.

 
Why join a Society?

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

 
The People You'll Fall In Love With In Your Teens

Rebecca writes about the links between mental health and romantic relationships.

 
Everything Can Be Hidden By A Smile

One student's experiences of travelling to university. Are you always fine?

 
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."

 
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."

 
 
Anglia Law Review

New team required for Anglia Law Review for 2017/2018

 
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.

 
Calling all mature students!

We all have unique life experiences and skills – let’s work together and create something AMAZING.

 
 
Join the Inclusion Scheme

Do you define as Disabled or have caring responsibilities?

 
Peer Mentoring

Welcome to the Peer Mentoring scheme

 
Elections 101 with your Education Officer

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

 
 
#IAmAnEssexGirl
Natasha Sawkins and Juliet Thomas #IAmAnEssexGirl

A campaign to remove the derogatory definition for 'Essex girl' from dictionaries

 
Which society should I join?

Take our quiz to find the right one for you.

 
Hello!

Welcome to your Students' Union

 
How much can Ruskin RAG raise this year?

Our Raising and Giving Society (RAG)are on the look out for new charities and new members to join on our quest to support charities across the UK. Can you help?

 
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"

 
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

 
The Struggle is Real!

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

 
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.

 
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

 
Meet Up's

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

 
Why buy an NUS card?

One way you can save money on a student budget.

 
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?

 
Quiz: Which society should I join?

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

 
10 reasons to why you should join a society

Considering joining a society? This will definitely make you join

 
On-campus catering provision - the response to your feedback

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

 
The Unknown Essentials to Pack for Uni

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

 
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.

 
Congratulations, you're coming to ARU!

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

 
Society Committee elections

Join your favourite society Committee for next academic year!

 
Top 8 Hangover Cures

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

 
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.

 
Things you don't have to do

Uni myths BUSTED!

 
Student Discount Card

Buy yours to get thousands of discounts

 
How to make your Student Loan stretch

No money? We know how you feel...

 
#Nov19 National Demo 'United For Education'

On Saturday 9th November we went to London to show the government that all of the cuts to Education at all levels and the uncontrollable rising of fees is getting out of hand!