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16
May

Study Tips and Revision

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With exams and deadlines approaching, we have devised some of our top tips to help you revise, prepare and relax. We’ll be posting each one on social media, so you’re never far away from the support you need on the go .

 

Revision

1.       Stick revision notes all around the room/house to help you retain the information by associating it with a particular place. When trying to recall it on the day of the exam, you’ll be able to mentally ‘walk’ through your notes.

2.       Travel to the Past – Do plenty of past papers and questions (if such

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10
May

AGM: Voting is now open

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Thank you for all the great ideas you submitted to make changes to our Union at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 17 May.

We are delighted to announce that voting is now open on our website for you to rank your favourites. You have until Monday 15 May to make your rankings and the ideas with the most votes will be added to our agenda on the day of the AGM, ready for discussion.

Don’t forget that you will need to register in advance at www.unionsouthampton.org/agm whether you would like to vote in attendance or online on the … Read the rest

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20
Apr

What would YOU do at Winchester?

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How do you think we could spend our committee budget to improve student life at Winchester?

Food on Us.

We would like to invite you to two events on Thursday 27 April and Tuesday 02 May, where we can share food and drink and hear your ideas.

Maybe there’s something you think we do well and you’d like to see more of it, or perhaps you have had a light bulb moment for an event that you think would be perfect for WSA. From the wacky to the wonderful – we want to hear from you.

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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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20
Apr

AGM: It’s time to submit your ideas

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Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) is fast approaching on Wednesday 17 May and we are looking for your ideas to discuss on the day.

It can be about absolutely anything you would like to change about our Union – from practical to plain wacky, we’ve heard it all and we’ve made  a number of changes as a result. For example, we made Susu the cat Honorary President as a result of a suggestion from a student at AGM and we’ve included more vegan options in our Union outlets too.

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01
Feb

Penny Pinching for National Student Money Week

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National Student Money Week runs between the Monday 06 – Friday 10 February. Students’ Unions all over the country are running events to give you tips and advice on how to stretch those pennies a little bit further. Whether it is by planning your food shop by using a list or opening a separate bank account to help you save – we’re interested in hearing what you do, so we can share ideas to other students. Tweet us your best ideas @Union_Soton.

But that’s not all. We’ll be travelling around the different campuses, holding competition and advice stalls full … Read the rest

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31
Dec

New Year’s Resolutions

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Whether you are a full blown subscriber to #newyearnewme, or merely looking to shake up your routine, there’s no denying that with each new year comes an opportunity to make changes to your life. But making those changes last the first week, let alone the entire of 2017 comes from having a truly great resolution – here’s how to find yours.

Word by Ben, our Marketing and Communications Crew member.

 

  • Set one big goal

Trying to do too many things means breaking and reforming lots of habits at once. It can lead to burnout and stress, and you’re better … Read the rest

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23
Dec

Boxing Day Sales Tips

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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

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22
Dec

How to Survive Studying over the Holidays

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With deadlines on the horizon, our Marketing and Communications crew member, Guillemette, talks about how to survive studying over the holidays…

Warm houses, bright lights and more food than a famished student could dream of; who doesn’t love Christmas? After a first semester made long by the absence of a half term, we are all looking forward to rushing back to home and its comforts.

But a cloud darkens the Christmas lights: exams and deadlines. Lecturers seem to forget that holidays are for relaxing and have laden you with coursework as well as the threat of January exams or deadlines … Read the rest

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22
Dec

Top 10 Christmas Traditions That Every Student Will Experience

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1) Stocking fillers

You don’t know why, but each year when you reach down to the bottom of your Christmas stocking Santa has decided to leave you a solitary satsuma. Is he a big fan of Vitamin C? Or just giving a new twist on the sackful of coal for those on the naughty list? We’ll never know.

 

2) Presents after dinner

Every year there is that one relative who suggests everyone opens their presents after eating dinner. Needless to say, the notion is swiftly rejected. Why would you want to wait for so many hours to open all Read the rest

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