Campaigns

Transforming students’ ideas into positive change

 

Our Campaigns

Our team Officer campaign is focusing on Rent. Click here to check it out and take the Rent Survey!

 

Campaigning is vitally important to make positive changes both here at Anglia Ruskin and in the wider community. See below what last year's team got up to during 2017-2018 academic year. 

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In the mean time, head over to last year’s campaign pages, Just a Thought, Take a Break and Just a Thought, Keep an Open Mind to see our hints and tips of how to get through stressful times, and who to contact if you need support. 

#LetsBeHonest

This year, your Officer Team will be carrying on work on the previous priority campaign for mental health, Let's Be Honest, a campaign designed to raise awareness of mental health issues and how to access the wide range of support that is available at Anglia Ruskin. Our vision is for Anglia Ruskin University to be a community that cares for each other. To find out more click here.

For all our Campaigns both past and present check out our news articles below:

Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Matt Hayes: A New Campaign on Drug Testing

Tue 29 Jan 2019

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

 
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2018-19 Campaigns: Community Project (Amanda Campbell White and Mary Copsey)

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Your vice presidents teamed up to donate to charities that students chose!

 
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2018-19 Campaigns: Carers Awareness (Mary Copsey)

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Mary Copsey is working to support student carers at ARU!

 
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2018-19 Campaigns: Peer Mentoring (Fraser Luther-Yarwood)

Fri 07 Dec 2018

Your VP, Fraser Luther-Yarwood, is working on a peer mentoring scheme with the university!

 
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2018-19 Campaigns: Managing Stress (Amanda Campbell White)

Fri 07 Dec 2018

Your VP Amanda Campbell White is working to help alleviate student stress levels!

 
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2018-19 Campaigns: Body Positivity (Amanda Campbell White)

Wed 05 Dec 2018

Your VP Amanda Campbell White is promoting messages of body positivity and providing events on campus to celebrate all bodies!

 
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2018-19 Campaigns: Access Denied (Matt Hayes)

Tue 04 Dec 2018

Your VP Matt Hayes wants to expand access to FSE spaces across ARU!

 
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2018-19 Campaigns: Best Night In (Amanda Campbell White and Matt Hayes)

Tue 04 Dec 2018

Your VP for AHSS, Amanda Campbell White, and your VP for FSE, Matt Hayes, are aiming to provide alcohol-free events for a more inclusive campus!

 
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2018-19 Campaigns: #LoveSocieties (Fraser Luther-Yarwood)

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Fraser is working on continuing #LoveSocieties to support societies across all campuses!

 
Get Heard
Ongoing Campaigns: Let's Be Honest

Fri 16 Nov 2018

For the past few years, your officers have been working on improving student mental health at ARU!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
The Rent Campaign

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Laura Douds speaks about why the elected officers are running the Rent Campaign and shares her housing story. Find out more.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
2018-19 Campaigns: Women's Rep Campaign Against Sexual Harassment (Kyia Thompson)

Fri 09 Nov 2018

Your Cambridge Women's Rep, Kyia Thompson, is running a campaign based on raising awareness of sexual harassment towards women at university.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
2018-19 Campaigns: Best Night Out (Amanda Campbell White and Matt Hayes)

Fri 09 Nov 2018

Your VP for AHSS, Amanda Campbell White, and your VP for FSE, Matt Hayes, are aiming to provide fun and safe nights out for all students!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Why I am running Best Night Out and raising awareness of Sexual Taboo

Thu 08 Nov 2018

Check out what Amanda has written about Student Sex workers and how her research has supported her actions to run Best Night Out events to raise awareness of Sexual Health and start important conversations.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
2018-19 Campaigns: Society Skills (Matt Hayes)

Tue 06 Nov 2018

Your VP Matt Hayes wants to develop Society Skills!

 
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Past Campaigns: LGBT+ History Month (Laura Douds)

Tue 06 Nov 2018

I feel it’s really important to provide events which bring our diverse ARU community together. That’s why I'm running multiple events throughout LGBT+ History Month this February!

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
100 days of being the President of the Students' Union

Thu 18 Oct 2018

It’s been 100 days (give or take a day) since Laura became President of the Union. It’s been a really interesting few months, find out more about what Laura has been up to here.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Top tips to improve your self-confidence at uni

Wed 08 Aug 2018

Vice President for Business Mary Copsey shares her top tips on how to gain confidence at uni.

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Grace Anderson: Me, Myself and My Self-Care

Mon 24 Oct 2016

Grace talks about doing #30DaysofSelfCare and that self-care even means

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Demetria Ayako: Mental Health, Support Networks & University - The Triangle of Zen

Mon 10 Oct 2016

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"...I know I’m guilty of that, and I am mentally ill. The only way to fight this is to talk about it."

 
Anglia Ruskin Students' Union
Improved lighting on Parker's Piece

Mon 05 Mar 2012

Parker's Piece lighting

The Executive Officer Team have worked with Cambridge City Council to improve safety in light of student concerns.

 
 

Latest News

2018-19 Campaigns: Carers Awareness (Mary Copsey)

Mary Copsey is working to support student carers a ...(read more)

 
2018-19 Campaigns: Peer Mentoring (Fraser Luther-Yarwood)

Your VP, Fraser Luther-Yarwood, is working on a pe ...(read more)

 
2018-19 Campaigns: Managing Stress (Amanda Campbell White)

Your VP Amanda Campbell White is working to help a ...(read more)

 
2018-19 Campaigns: Body Positivity (Amanda Campbell White)

Your VP Amanda Campbell White is promoting message ...(read more)

 
2018-19 Campaigns: Access Denied (Matt Hayes)

Your VP Matt Hayes wants to expand access to FSE s ...(read more)

 
Past Campaigns: LGBT+ History Month (Laura Douds)

I feel it’s really important to provide events whi ...(read more)

 
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