In case you missed it: our Transition Week support and activities

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We hope you found the activities and tutorials throughout Transition Week helpful and you feel ready to jump into online learning! If you missed any of the activities and support we shared on Wednesday and Friday, we’ve popped it all below for you so you can catch up anytime.

The Advice Centre

The Advice Centre can support you with financial, academic and housing issues. Our team are still working remotely at the moment – it’s a free, confidential service, and is independent from the University. Our team of advisors are brilliant and if they can’t help you with a problem you’re facing, they will absolutely know who can! Contact them via advice@susu.org or 023 8059 2085.

Course Reps

SUSU’s Course Reps are here to make sure your student voice is being heard, and they can still support you throughout online learning in Term 3 too! Find your Course Rep here: Academic Representation

Coping with Loneliness

Even when we’re not social distancing, it’s completely normal to feel lonely at University, especially if you’ve moved far from home. Students shared their experiences and some of their top tips with us on how to cope with loneliness. Remember, The Advice Centre are here to support you, and you can join the SUSU Online Community group to keep in touch with your wider student community.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can catch-up on our Friday FAQ videos by following the links here:

Friday 24 April Q&A – we cover the possibility of updates regarding no-detriment policy and Sport and Wellbeing memberships.

Friday 17 April Q&A – we cover landlords and housing contracts, socialising online, support for anyone living in an abusive household, course reading lists, Halls fees, and optional modules.

Friday 03 April Q&A – we cover Graduations and Grad Ball, tuition fees, MA dissertations, mental health support, and how SUSU are supporting frontline students.

Friday 27 March Q&A – we cover exams, dissertations for those with field projects, Halls contracts and collecting belongings, and Grad Ball.

Halls FAQs

Our Union President and the Director of Residential Services answered your most frequent questions about Halls, including contracts, leaving your belongings at Halls, and in what circumstances the University may have to move your things. If you have any further questions about Halls please contact president@susu.org.

Society Activities

Lots of our societies are hosting online activities that everyone can join in with from home. We’ve put links below to the ones we shared on Wednesday which you can still follow-along to:

Spanish, Latin American and Portuguese Society – Beginners Spanish lesson
Hookers, Knitters and Stitchers Society – How to make a Mini Macrame Rainbow
Italian Society – How to make a Mushroom Risotto
Sign Language Society – Beginners British Sign Language lesson

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