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Secret Santa Ideas for Under £5

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So it’s that time of the year again when at some point, we’ll all be frequenting West Quay for a bit of Christmas shopping. Your bank account need not suffer though! Fear not, we’ve got the perfect gift ideas for under a fiver just for you! Perfect as secret Santa presents or stocking fillers!

Stationery

Because who doesn’t love a fancy pen or a fun and goofy pencil case?

Paperchase pens are one of the smoothest things to write with, we swear by it! Best thing is, they’re refillable too!

Mystic Rose mechanical pen

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Cost: £2.50

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What can you do about….? #ICan

» 29 November 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on What can you do about….? #ICan

 #ICan

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What can you do? Check out susu.org/ican from Monday 30th November.… Read the rest

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WSA students get creative for Stress Less Fest

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We’ve been asking our talented students at WSA for their contributions to our adult colouring book – and you have certainly not disappointed!

Here are just a couple of the templates we have received, which will be used to put together a colouring book for our upcoming Stress Less Fest. As you can see, even ‘Susu’ the cat has made her way in!

 

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With the onset of deadlines looming, January can be a stressful time for students and our Stress Less Fest will be running to offer support and advice … Read the rest

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Refreshers’: What not to miss!

» 27 November 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Refreshers’: What not to miss!

So the year is flying by and you’re wondering if you’ll ever make it to Karaoke night at The Stag’s….fear not; the bucket list has arrived!

Having completed and smashed January exams, Refreshers’ is a euphoric time capsule with many opportunities to explore the diverse range of events that the Union offers.

Didn’t party hard enough during September Freshers’? Here’s a brief line-up of the events:

Tue – Bloc Party

Wed – Student therapy Oceana

Thurs – Big Night Out

Fri – Juiced @ Switch

Sunday – Refreshers’ Rave

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Society Spotlight: Meet Nursing and Midwifery Society (NAMSOC)

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We caught up with NAMSOC (Nursing and Midwifery Society) President Zan Winder and Co-Vice President Calum Lyon to chat about their society and why you should consider becoming a member. Here’s what they said…
Describe Nursing and Midwifery Society and what it is you do:

Nursing and Midwifery Society (NAMSOC) society has 586 members to date and was established back in 2005. The society aims to support it’s members throughout their journey as a student nurse or midwife. Our committee comprises of 15 members: president, vice presidents, nursing rep, welfare rep, communications rep, midwifery rep, sports rep, social secs, mature … Read the rest

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Improve your commercial awareness to help land yourself a career after University

» 27 November 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Improve your commercial awareness to help land yourself a career after University

We are working in partnership with KPMG to get you the best experience and preparation for your future career before you leave University.

You can gain the skills you need at a workshop hosted by KPMG on ‘How to Develop Commercial Awareness’ on Thursday 3rd December 2015 between 5pm – 6.30pm. The event will be held in Building 54, Room 5025, Highfield Campus.

We understand that it can be difficult to know what potential employers are looking for. During the skills session, you will gain the tools and guidance you need to develop your commercial awareness so that you … Read the rest

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It’s Black Friday, but what does it all mean?

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As we reach the last Friday of November, we also reach the day known as Black Friday, where companies and shops will be going all out to give customers the best deals in order to attract business.

Originating in America in the 2000s as a celebration for the day after Thanksgiving, it made its way to the UK in recent years as a way of celebrating the beginning of Christmas shopping. Not everyone is a fan of Black Friday, with some saying it causes violence and trouble, but others enjoy the cheaper prices of items and say that it helps … Read the rest

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Christmas Gift Ideas: What to get for even the hardest to buy for

» 26 November 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Christmas Gift Ideas: What to get for even the hardest to buy for

It’s Christmas Eve, you’re watching Home Alone in your pyjamas and the last thing you want to do is to venture out into the cold to a tonne of flapping Christmas shoppers whose debates about what to get Grandad for Christmas is enough to break up the family…but, you too have lots of shopping to finish. Sure, you technically started in November when you ordered the This is England boxset for your brother, but a satsuma come Christmas morning won’t be enough to appease your Mum’s face when she realises you missed out the rest of the family.

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#LoveSUs – A day to appreciate your SU

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Monday was #LoveSUs Day, where people were tweeting in the things that they love about their Students’ Unions across the UK in response to the government’s Higher Education green paper that announced a consultation on increasing the transparency and accountability of students’ unions. The day was a great chance to join together with students and alumni to celebrate the positive impact of students’ unions across the country.

Here is a summary of some of the tweets we received:

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Freshers: Get Festive!

» 25 November 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Freshers: Get Festive!

The tree is up, the lights have been switched on…it really is beginning to feel a lot like Christmas.

But if you’re still not feeling festive, there’s nothing quite like the Freshers’ Christmas Ball to get things started!

And because we heard you’ve all been very good this year, the elves here at SUSU have been working hard to put together a truly spectacular Christmas extravaganza just for you.

Run in association with your Halls Officers, we have a whole host of holiday themed highlights in store:

  • Live performances from Lawson and Stooshe
  • DJ set from Capital FM’s Emma Jo
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