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20
Apr

Change Our World Week

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Do you feel as though you can change the world?

Next week, we’re giving you the opportunity to see how you can affect our Union, the local community and the wider world with a series of free events to promote sustainability and environmental issues.

Over the course of the week, you can find out more about how to eat green, use ethical cosmetics and recycle as we collaborate with students and student groups to discuss environmental issues that will affect you both now and in the future.

Read the full timetable below…

 

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Tuesday 25 April – How … Read the rest

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21
Nov

No Worries Wednesday

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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

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03
Nov

Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Whether you are interested in forming your own business after University, or you simply want to make yourself more employable, Global Entrepreneurship Week may be just up your street.

We have teamed up with the University to bring you a week packed with events to help you go from start-up to empire between 14-20 November.

Learn how to form a business plan; ask panels of experts about everything you need to know about business from the highs to the pitfalls; develop teamwork skills to boost your employability as you come up with new social enterprise ideas and learn the process … Read the rest

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24
Sep

Freshers’: Global Speed Meet

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Are you an international student joining us this year? Worried about meeting new people, whether you are international student or not? Perhaps you’re just a friendly person and want to meet a range of new people? Well there’s nothing to worry about, because we have organised the Global Speed Meet, with the aim of helping you to meet new people from different cultures in a relaxed environment for FREE.

The idea of speed meeting people goes back a long way, and is based on a simple premise that you have a very short period of time with someone to introduce … Read the rest

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08
Apr

Name A Puppy!

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If you cast your minds back to Freshers’ Week, we held two Meet the Guide Dog events at Highfield and Winchester, where you donated to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association in return for a cuddle with lots of cute guide dogs. Both events were a storming success, with lots of smiling students and wagging tails!

We wanted to give you a quick update to thank you for helping to raise an incredible £1,500 for the guide dogs. With this continued support, we are able to name a puppy! Come to the Concourse, Building 42, Highfield campus from 18… Read the rest

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05
Feb

Housing Week: Read The Small Print Day

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How many times have you signed up to something without reading the small print? Whether it be a mobile phone contract, mailing list, terms and conditions on a social media account or even your housing contract, we have all done it. We all know we shouldn’t, but who has the time to traipse through pages of size 8 font just in case something is important, right?!

Well, we are here to help. It is really important that you do read the small print with whatever it is you are signing to ensure that you don’t get yourself into any issues … Read the rest

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27
Jan

Housing Week is coming 1st-5th February

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Between Monday 1st-Friday 5th February is Housing Week. This is where we offer you FREE events and activities to provide you with the information you need to find your perfect home. Forget dodgy houses, mould or rip-off landlords, we are here to give you free advice and support to help you make the right choice.
Here’s the timetable (events subject to change):
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Monday 1st – Free housing advice for students 10am-4pm Red Brick Area and the Concourse

We’ll have a range of free housing advice for students, from our Don’t Rush to Rent campaign and The Advice Centre. An … Read the rest

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21
Oct

October’s Black History Month Events

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This year we have lots of events planned to commemorate Black History Month, .

Black History Month is a time to recognise and celebrate the important contributions that people of African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean heritage make to humanity – raising awareness of different cultures and communities, and our events aim to highlight these contributions.

On the 25th October there will be a free screening of the film ’42’ in Union Films. The film is about Jackie Robinson, the first African-American player in the baseball Major League, and the screening will begin at 2:15pm. Finally on the 28th October there … Read the rest

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