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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January can be a stressful time for students, you may have University exams, portfolio deadlines, your thesis to write or you may be on placement. All this, coupled with the commitments of your job may feel a little overwhelming. Most universities recommend that students only take on a maximum of between 10 and 15 hours employment per week during the academic term, but a study carried out by the NUS and Endsleigh Insurance in 2013 found that 57% of students hold down a part-time job whilst at university, with nine out of 10 of that number working as many as … Read the rest
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We want to make sure you stay safe and sound this holiday (and forever), so please take care of yourselves by following these steps:
- Have you charged your phone before your night out?
- Have you saved the Radio Taxis number into your contacts? Radio Taxis is our official taxi partner and the only company that runs our safe taxi scheme. This means that you can get home from a night out even if you have run out of money. Click here to find out more.
- Have you checked how all of your friends are getting home? Make sure you look
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Tags: advice, Advice Centre, guidance, holidays, money, night out, opening times, Radio Taxis, safe, support, taxi scheme, university
SURecruit has been opened since Freshers Week!
The Facebook page is up-and-running, giving you the opportunity to find the latest part-time jobs listings and industry news to help them you with your job search.
However, we want to be accessible to every student and that means looking at other channels to help you find out about jobs. So, meet the SURecruit Twitter page, @SURecruit.
Launched on 12th October, the page will be used to give you the latest job information and to build relationships with local employers, in order to make sure you have the best opportunities as they … Read the rest
Tags: advice, careers, employment, Facebook, guidance, help, jobs, Part Time, Social Media, students, Students Union, support, surecruit, Twitter