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The Ruskin Journal

A society news article: Global Week (2020) ft. Indian Society #ARUGlobalWeek

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.

Your full-time elected officers for 2020/21

Our president and Vice Presidents set the direction of the SU, making sure we are truly student led. They are the face of the SU and the voice of students in everything we do. So who did you elect for 2020/21?


Do you want to help the national effort and support our NHS at its time of need? If you are over 18, fit, well and have no symptoms, consider helping your local community and sign up to be an NHS Volunteer Responder

Elections Results 2020: Part-time roles

Who has been elected as your Part-time student leaders for 2020/21

How to write a quality nomination for the SU Awards

It’s important to make sure you write a quality nomination when you nominate someone. Read on to find out more or log in and nominate someone at

Campaign Update: Digital Accessibility

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

2019/20: Brexit Campaign Update Tri2

Trimester 2 Brexit campaign update

2019/20: 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

How it felt to win 'Volunteer of the Year' at the SU Awards 2019

Log-in and nominate someone now for Volunteer of the Year!

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!

Peterborough Staff Visits (Semester 2)

Once a week there will be a Students' Union staff member in Peterborough for the day, see the schedule here!

Are you worried about your upcoming assignments?

Is there something preventing you from achieving your best? Find out how the Advice Service can help.

The Mind Map

This service allows you to search for Free Mental Health services based on your Post Code. They also have some really helpful tools and resources.

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.

2019/20: Brexit Campaign Update

Your VP Business and Law has been working on the ARU Brexit Campaign and this is her latest update November 2019.

What happens next…Brexit Policy?

Your Vice President of Business & Law shares her thoughts on Brexit.

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!

Quiz: Which society should I join?

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

How can your SU Advice Service support you as an International/EU student?

Your elected officer Mary Copsey has created an article alongside the SU advice team to create an article on all you need to know accessing support as an international and EU student.

Your Guide to Peterborough

Everything you need to know about Peterborough!

2018-19 Campaigns: Society Skills (Matt Hayes)

Your VP Matt Hayes wants to develop Society Skills!

Your Guide to London

Everything you need to know about London!

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.

Your Guide to Chelmsford

Everything you need to know about Chelmsford!

How you can manage exam/deadline stress in Cambridge

Stress can make it hard to motivate yourself to revise or work on your assignments. Here’s how you can help manage it.

Has something happened in your personal life?

The course of a student’s life never did run smooth… But no fear, because ARU Students’ Union are here to help you.

Your Guide to Cambridge

Everything you need to know about Cambridge!

How you can manage exam/deadline stress in Chelmsford

Stress can make it hard to motivate yourself to revise or work on your assignments. Here’s how you can help manage it.

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.

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.

Winning the Activist Award at the SU Awards 2018

Natalie Brown shares her experience of winning an SU Award.