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03
Jun

Advice Centre: Hand-ins and exams didn’t go so well?

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We understand that you have tried your best with your work this year, but if you aren’t satisfied with the results you get on the day, we’re here to support you.

Come along to our Results Hub events at the Advice Centre, above The Stag’s in Building 40 on:

Friday 17 June 10:00 – 16:00.

Friday 24 June 10:00 – 16:00.
We can offer you information and support if you are considering appealing your exam results. Come and have a chat with us to:
• Receive a comprehensive guide on the grounds and process for appeal.
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02
May

Let’s Talk about Sex!

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There we said it. Sex. It’s natural and completely normal, but people often find ourselves shying away from the subject when it’s mentioned. So to help offer you information about sexual health and consent and to give you body confidence, we will be running various events and activities during this Thursday 05 and Friday 06 May.

Here’s what you can look forward to:


Thursday 05 May

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THE BODY POSITIVE EXHIBITION

  • 09:00-17:00
  • Concourse, Building 42, Students’ Union

The Body Positive is a free exhibition of photography that aims to promote body positivity, confidence and challenge negative portrayals of the human … Read the rest

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28
Apr

How to Cope with Difficult Housemates

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Housemates are like marmite. Sometimes you’ll love them, other times you may find them tricky to get along with. No matter how close you are to them, it’s not always plain sailing and in the worst case, things can get nasty. Whether it’s the classic problem of bin jenga or loud sing-alongs to the likes of Bieber and One Direction, here are a few pieces of advice on how to deal with some of these issues before things escalate into full-blown fisticuffs.

Issue 1: Messiness

There’s mould growing in old mugs, the bins are full to burst and there’s an … Read the rest

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06
Apr

Advice Centre Weekly Drop-Ins

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Need to talk to someone to get some advice or just for a chat?

Our Advice Centre is here to give you free, confidential and impartial advice and support on a range of different issues.

But now, you don’t even need an appointment!

Pop in at our weekly Wednesday drop-ins starting today (Wednesday 6th April) between 1-5pm (we’re located to the left at the top of the stairs in Building 40, above The Stag’s).

Keep up-to-date with the latest news from the Advice Centre on our Facebook page by clicking here.

 

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29
Mar

Easy Recipes on a Budget: Basic Homemade Tomato Pasta Sauce

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If you’re strapped for cash and you want to maintain a healthy diet, all is not lost! Despite what you may think, it is possible to eat relatively healthily without breaking the bank. Try out our healthy bolognese recipe which will keep your wallet fat and your wait trim! We have aimed to keep the recipe content as flexible as possible for you to adapt to dietary requirements and budget.

Ingredients

These are the basic ingredients for a tomato sauce:

  • A tablespoonful of oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Pepper
  • 1 Tin of tomatoes

Option extras (depending on dietary requirements and budget):… Read the rest

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25
Mar

Grad Scheme Application Tips

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For many third year students the time has come in which many of you will be researching and applying for, and hopefully receiving an offer for, graduate jobs! Getting any job is a tough call, but as students from the University of Southampton you’ve got a lot going for you, and hopefully after reading this you will have all the tips to help you earn a place on a great graduate scheme.

What have you studied and how does it relate to the role?

The first time echoes what has just been said – you are students at a Russell … Read the rest

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16
Mar

Cyber-Bullying: What it is and how you can be supported

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What is it?

Cyber bullying is any sort of bullying which takes place online. This could be through social networking sites (such as Facebook), messaging apps or gaming sites. In a recent national bullying survey taken by Bullying UK, 56% of young adults said that had witnessed other people being bullied online, with 42% saying they felt unsafe online.

Examples of Cyber Bullying:

Cyber bullying could appear in a number of different forms and could affect different people in different ways. This could be by spreading rumours or presenting threatening behaviour. Many forms of Cyber Bullying may also be illegal. … Read the rest

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12
Mar

How to Save Money in Southampton: Transport and Nights Out

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Welcome to the third and final blog in our series about how you can save money in Southampton. We have covered how to save money on shopping/food and energy in your house, but finally this blog focuses on transport and nights out. As essential as it is, it can drain your cash pretty quickly, so check out our tips to help you to keep hold of your pennies. If you’ve got any advice that you think would help other students, then please get in touch via our Twitter page @yoursusu.

Transport

Transport can be a large expense, especially with … Read the rest

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08
Mar

Keep yourselves safe

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It is important to maintain you and your friends personal safety around campus and halls.  Please keep in mind the following safety tips:

  • #TakeAMate – Avoid walking home alone at night, walk with a friend
  • Avoid dark alleyways and always walk along main roads that are well lit
  • Book a registered taxi company (or the safety bus on journeys back from Highfield). We work in partnership with Radio Taxis on the Safe Taxi Scheme, where you can get home safely even when you don’t have any money on you.
  • Notify security at your halls of residence if you see
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04
Mar

How to Save Money in Southampton: Saving energy around the house

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Welcome to the second installment in our three-part blog series about how you can save money in Southampton. Last week, we looked at how to save money on shopping/food and this time, we are going to impart our wisdom about how to save energy on your house. Both good for the planet and your wallet, these tips are not to be missed! If you’ve got any advice that you think would help other students, then please get in touch via our Twitter page @yoursusu.

Saving Energy Around the House

– Get leaky taps fixed, if your taps are constantly … Read the rest

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