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Freshers' Week 2019

Whats on for Freshers 2019?

 
STAND in 'The Rep Election'

Nominations for the rep elections open on the 10th September, find all the available roles, nominate yourself, or recommend a friend

 
Cambridge Freshers' Week: Night-time Events

Check out night-time events happening Freshers' 2019

 
Chelmsford Freshers' Week: Night-time Events

Check out night-time events happening Freshers' 2019

 
How to make friends at Freshers

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

 
What should I get involved with this Freshers? Quiz

Take our quiz to find out what you should get involved with!

 
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!

 
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!

 
What is it like to run a society?

Society Committee Elections are here. Always wished you had run your society? Have a flare for event planning? Or just want to be part of a great team? Nominations open on the 8th of April 2019 and close on Friday the 26th of April 2019.

 
Five things you have to try at Freshers

As Freshers' quickly approaches, here are 5 tips to make the most out of the week!

 
What is ARU Students’ Union?

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

 
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!

 
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.

 
Quiz: Which society should I join?

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

 
Advice from a 3rd year: 5 things to get involved in this September

Emily Long, 3rd year student at ARU shares her 5 top tips for this September - it is never too late or too early to find out more and get involved...

 
 
Getting to know the Cambridge campus

Take our quiz to test your knowledge and learn more about the facilities in Cambridge.

 
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.

 
Celebrating Success: 2018-19 Campaigns

keep seeing us talk about campaigns but don't know what we mean? Take a look at these fantastic student led campaigns from last year!

 
How Has Your Students’ Union Supported the International and EU Student Community

Mary Copsey, your Vice President of Business and Law has put together this article based upon student feedback highlighting the international and EU student’s university/union journey.

 
Your Guide to Peterborough

Everything you need to know about Peterborough!

 
Why should I vote in the Rep Elections?
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With the Rep Elections coming up, here’s why you should vote for who should be your Course Rep!

 
Supporting international and EU students – Representation and HR

Mary Copsey, your Vice President of Business and Law has put together this article based upon student feedback highlighting the international and EU student’s university/union journey.

 
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!

 
2018-19 Campaigns: Society Skills (Matt Hayes)

Your VP Matt Hayes wants to develop Society Skills!

 
The truth about campaigning and running in the Election

Your Vice President of Science and Engineering, Siobhan Fouche, shares what it's really like to run in the Election.

 
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.

 
How getting Campaigns approved works

Find out what your Vice President of Science and Engineering, Matt Hayes, has to say about getting campaigns approved and what is involved.

 
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.

 
Your Guide to London

Everything you need to know about London!

 
Matt Hayes: A New Campaign on Drug Testing

We are living in a transitional time for the conversation around drugs.

 
Your Guide to Chelmsford

Everything you need to know about Chelmsford!

 
Your Guide to Cambridge

Everything you need to know about Cambridge!

 
Recipes: the beginner's guide to cooking
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Are you still eating beans on toast? Read this article for some easy meals to master.

 
Parents in Education - an interview with...

Read more about the struggles of being a student parent and the new Parents in Education society.

 
How it felt to win the Student Staff Award at the SU Awards

We spoke to Kayleigh Tonkins about how it made her feel to win the Student Staff Award!

 
How it felt to win Rep Honours at the SU Awards

We spoke to Hannah Hau-Ching about how it made her feel to win Rep Honours!

 
How it felt to win Society Honours at the SU Awards

We spoke to Amy Kelly about how it felt to win Society Honours!

 
What you should bring when you move into your student accommodation

Here are the essential items you should remember to take with you when you move into your student accommodation!

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

We spoke to Sam Martin about how it feels to win an SU Award.

 
Winning the Activist Award at the SU Awards 2018

Natalie Brown shares her experience of winning an SU Award.

 
A Disabled Student's Guide to Freshers

Alice Goodheart gives her top tips as a student who knows

 
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.