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With exams and coursework deadlines approaching, you will be pleased to find out that we will be running our campaign again this summer to help you to relax and remind you that while your university work is important, you are more than your studies and you deserve time to relax and re-energise between deadlines.
The timetable is shaping up to be another cracker, with visits from adorable dogs and farm animals, plus favourites such as our Postgrad Power Teas and meditation classes to help you stay chilled as you smash that work out. Here’s what you can expect:
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Our local NHS team are bringing their health roadshow to campus on Friday.
The team will be on the Redbrick in their Health Bus between 10:00-14:00 on the Redbrick.
They will be available to offer their top tips for staying healthy as a University student and give you an opportunity to chat with them about your experience of using local health services.
There is no need to book an appointment – simply turn up and climb aboard to chat to one of the friendly staff.
Have you got any questions about the local community that you would like answered? Or perhaps you need some advice? Our local Police Liaison Officer is coming to the Redbrick every Wednesday on the following dates between 13:30-15:00 to meet you and give you a chance to talk.
- Wednesday 01 February
- Wednesday 01 March
- Wednesday 05 April
- Wednesday 07 June
Christmas Eve Recon Mission – If you’re really feeling keen, going on a scouting mission on Christmas Eve can be a great way to prepare for the sales. Check the back of labels in your fave stores for any markings or numbers which suggest they’ll be going in the sale! Most shops mark everything on Christmas Eve in preparation for Boxing Day.
Arrive early – Okay, so we’re not saying you have to be up at the crack of dawn. But make sure to arrive at your chosen shopping destination by mid morning at the latest to get hold of … Read the rest
There is construction work being carried out near the Gower on Salisbury Road. We have received reports of safety incidents, so please ensure that you stay safe and cross the road with caution to avoid the traffic.
Make sure you:
- Use the pavements
- Look both ways
- Only cross where it is indicated you should do so
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Monday sees the start of Creative Industries Careers Sessions – a host of events and networking opportunities to help give you a step towards your chosen career in the Creative Industries and we have added more events to the programme!
Are you interested in a career in the Creative Industries? Whether you want to become an artist, writer, actor or you are interested in the technical side of production and behind-the-scenes work, we are here to help.
Browse our events below and make sure you pre-register for all sessions on our Eventbrite (all sessions are free).
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Don’t worry, be happy.
Accessing the help you need can sometimes be a challenge. You may not know where to go, or even that the service exists. We are lucky to have hundreds of support services available to you at our Union and externally and we have brought them all together in one place so you can find out everything you need to know about how to access them.
Join us on Wednesday 30 November for No Worries Wednesday. We have asked the following local support services to join us in a fayre on the Concourse and Redbrick between 10:00-15:00 … Read the rest
It seems like a lifetime ago that we were in shorts and t-shirts lying in the Common during Freshers’. With the blink of an eye, lectures have started and we’re already planning events for Christmas (the Ball, Christmas bookings at The Bridge and the Christmas Light Switch-On are all pencilled in our calendar). But while the festivities makes this time of year one of excitement, the early morning slog to uni in the dark can sometimes take its toll. If you’re finding yourself missing home after the buzz of Freshers’ or you simply fancy a little winter pick-me-up, … Read the rest
Whether you’ve finished for the summer or finished for good, living at home post University isn’t always the easiest experience. Here are our top tips on how to make the transition comfortable for both you and your parents.
Work through it
As tempting as it might be to hide away with a mountain of box sets, there’s nothing better for taking your mind off things than getting a job. Whether it’s a part-time job to put some extra cash in your pocket, work experience to further your career or even a spot of volunteering, it will keep you busy and … Read the rest
There is a new phishing scam which is targeting students via email.
If you receive an email claiming that you have won an education grant from the Department of Education, please do not click on any links or submit any of your details.
If you, or anyone you know, have been affected by this fraud or any other scam, report it to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040 or visiting www.actionfraud.police.uk.
Don’t forget that our Advice Centre (open Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00) is always on hand to offer you support on a variety of different issues.