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15
May

Strike a pose: FREE Yoga Classes

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With exams and hand-ins to contend with, we understand that this can be a stressful time for you. That’s why we’re running a relaxing programme of events to remind you that You Are More Than Your Studies and to take some time out for yourself.

We all know exercise can have a massive impact on your mood, and yoga in particular has been proven to benefit your wellbeing and boost memory and concentration levels – exactly what’s needed to stay focused for those crucial study sessions.

So we’re holding two FREE yoga classes in WSA and SGH to help you … Read the rest

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14
May

Meet the Guide Dogs is back!

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Our smushable best friends are back! After the success of our recent WSA visit, you can meet the guide dogs once more at Highfield campus on:

Thursday 02 June between 11:00-14:00 on the Red Brick Area by Building 42, Students’ Union.

See who will be joining us here.

Do I have to pay?

This event is non-profit, but we do ask you to give a donation to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (who are bringing the dogs!).

Dogs are great, but why are we meeting them?

Studies have shown that the pheromones that animals give off can … Read the rest

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01
May

You Are More Than is back!

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If you cast your minds back to the January exam period (painful thoughts we know!), you may remember that we offered you the chance to attend free events and activities to help you relax and de-stress away from your studies as part of our You Are More Than (YAMT) campaign. Well, YAMT back due to popular demand for the summer with a whole host of new events and old favourites to help you power on through tough times spent in the library.

New for Summer 2016, you can look forward to a trip to Southampton’s new board game cafe, ‘Board … Read the rest

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02
Mar

Ways to De-stress in Southampton

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Tomorrow is University Mental Health Day. This is a national day to raise awareness of mental health in students and to offer support and information for those going through a mental health problem. Did you know that as many as 1 in every 4 people experience some kind of mental health issue in any given year?

Being at university can be a very stressful experience, and sometimes, the best thing to do is just put things on hold and go and de-stress. There are lots of ways of de-stressing, and lots of cheap ways of doing this in Southampton.… Read the rest

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13
Jan

WSA: You Are More Than…Your Portfolio

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The ‘You Are More Than’ campaign has been organised to offer you events and activities to help you de-stress and relax away from your studies. Even if you do not have deadlines in January, the campaign is a great chance to try out a new hobby (yoga anyone?!) for FREE on campus.

We have aimed to organise events across the different University campuses for your convenience, but students are welcome to attend any of our events wherever you are based.

Here is what we are offering Winchester students:

 


Thursday 14th  January

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The Café, Winchester School of … Read the rest

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08
Jan

You Are More Than: The Petting Zoo is back!

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If you cast your mind back to this time last year, we held a Petting Zoo as part of Stress Less Fest (now known as ‘You Are More Than’) to give you a chance to de-stress and relax away from your studies. There were sheep, goats, chickens and even these adorable ducks to rid you of your deadline woes and study blues.

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Well, we have some good news for you. The Petting Zoo is back due to popular demand! We understand that you want to do well at University, but it is important to remember that sometimes it is helpful … Read the rest

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