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Community Volunteer of the Month for May 2018 (Cambridge)

Our Community Volunteer of the Month for May 2018 in Cambridge is Helena Schofield!

 
Rep of the Month April 2018 - Cambridge

Our Rep of the Month for April 2018 in Cambridge is Ella Waughman!

 
Rep of the Month April 2018 - Chelmsford

Our Rep of the Month for April 2018 in Chelmsford is Kelly Baker!

 
Society Green Fund Deadline is upon us.

The deadline is on the 22nd of June 2018 for this Academic years Society Green Fund application.

 
Rep of the Month March 2018 - Chelmsford

Our Rep of the Month for March 2018 in Chelmsford is William Craddock!

 
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.

 
Check it Out: The Societies Training Courses Page

You can now directly sign up to the training sessions you’re going to attend and stay up to date with all the key forums and training sessions in one place.

 
10 reasons you should join the International Society

"Joining societies? Nah. Who cares, waste of time and boring."

 
 
Rep of the Month - London

Sana Bhatti is our Rep of the Month winner for London in February 2018.

 
Creative Minds Spotlight: Ikisha

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

 
 
 
Creative Minds Spotlight: Nanci

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

 
 
Student Showcase: Poems about Mental Health by Elisia White

"I write my life down, so you could see..."

 
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

 
Who won in 2016?

Find out here...

 
The Struggle is Real!

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

 
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.

 
What is ARU Students’ Union?

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

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Which society should I join?

Take our quiz to find the best society for you

 
Why moving into student accommodation is going to be awesome!

Here’s why moving out is going to be so much fun, and why you should be getting excited!

 
 
Find out how your Students' Union is campaigning for refugees

This week is refugee week, find out how you can help.

 
Is your problem not on the Advice page?

That’s okay – we can still help you.

 
Finding student accommodation in Chelmsford

Finding somewhere to live can be hard... We're here to help.

 
Finding student accommodation in Cambridge

Finding somewhere to live can be hard... We're here to help.

 
Congratulations, you're coming to ARU!

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

 
Finding student accommodation in Peterborough

Finding somewhere to live can be hard... We're here to help.

 
Top 8 Hangover Cures

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

 
ARU Students' Union 25th Anniversary Reunion

Find out how your Students' Union is celebrating its Officers from through the years.

 
Five reasons to be an SU hero

Looking for a part-time job, why not come and work for us?!

 
Things you don't have to do

Uni myths BUSTED!

 
How to juggle being a student and a parent

Being a student parent can be difficult – but we’re here to help.

 
What winning an SU Award means to me

We hear from the winner of the Education Impact Award 2018

 
The University's plans for Academic Restructure

See the plans in detail and find out how we are responding

 
How to enjoy the summer break

You’ve worked so hard this year, and deserve a well-earned rest. So here’s how you can rejuvenate yourself this summer.

 
Volunteer of the Month - May 2018!

Find out who our Volunteers of the Month are for May 2018!

 
How volunteering has developed my skills

Find out how volunteering can grow your skills and confidence.

 
How does it feel to win Society of the Year?

The Wildlife Society celebrate their achievements at the SU Awards 2018

 
Why become a Student Trustee?

What's a Trustee? How can I get involved? Read on to find out.

 
What if I’m struggling with my placement?

Are you finding your placement difficult for any reason? Here’s how the ARU Students’ Union Advice Service can help you.

 
Dear International Students… How to make the most of studying at ARU

We’re so glad you’re going to be studying with us! Here’s how you can make the most out of your time here.

 
Free parking on Cambridge campus: an update

Your Vice President for Business gives an update on transport into campus.

 
What can the ARU Students’ Union Advice Service help you with?

It’s important to know who you can turn to when things get tough, the SU Advice service is here for you.

 
Thinking of dropping out of uni?
Arial view of students graduating

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.

 
Why I love volunteering
Tabby cat sleeping on a wicker basket

A student volunteer tells us all about her experience and her love of cats!

 
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.

 
How volunteering enhanced my skills!

A student tells us about how she's gotten involved in the Students' Union by volunteering as a Course Rep and Society Committee Member.

 
Why join a Society?

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

 
Quiz: Which society should I join?

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

 
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.

 
Student Discount Card

Buy yours to get thousands of discounts

 
How to make your Student Loan stretch

No money? We know how you feel...

 
How to make friends at Freshers

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

 
 

Find out how your Students' Union is campaigning for refugees

This week is refugee week, find out how you can help.

What is ARU Students’ Union?

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

Why moving into student accommodation is going to be awesome!

Here’s why moving out is going to be so much fun, and why you should be getting excited!

Is your problem not on the Advice page?

That’s okay – we can still help you.

Finding student accommodation in Chelmsford

Finding somewhere to live can be hard... We're here to help.

Finding student accommodation in Cambridge

Finding somewhere to live can be hard... We're here to help.

Finding student accommodation in Peterborough

Finding somewhere to live can be hard... We're here to help.

ARU Students' Union 25th Anniversary Reunion

Find out how your Students' Union is celebrating its Officers from through the years.