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You Are More Than Your Studies

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Throughout the month of January we want to remind you, you are more than your studies. 🙌🏽

There are a number of events being held across campuses to take your mind off of the stresses of exam season, and to remind you that exam season isn’t the be all and end all, you’re welfare matters too! 🤝🏻

See the full YAMT schedule below:

  • Free Zumba, Highfield Campus (Activities Room): 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24 January (16:00-17:00)
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Welfare Packs: A Little Gift For You

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The Christmas holidays may be nearly over, but there’s no need to feel the January blues. As a little extra, we are giving away free Welfare Packs filled with goodies to our Halls Committees to help you survive the January study season. Whether you’re taking exams, submitting hand-ins and coursework or getting ready to go on placement, we’re here to support you. 
During the past week, our team have been joining Flora (Vice-President Student Communities) and Dan (Vice-President Engagement) to pack thousands of bags with surprises to get you through your next few deadlines. We don’t want to reveal all … Read the rest

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Refreshers’: Bloc Party

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While you’re winding down to the Christmas holidays, we’re busy working like little elves to organise an immense Refreshers’ programme for your return.

Refreshers’ Week is like a mini Freshers’, where you can relax and unwind after your deadlines, exams and hand-ins and enjoy some time to party with your friends. Unlike September, you’ll have none of the worry about making friends and all of the fun!

We’ll be holding our sell-out Bloc Party once again on Monday 30 January. Hit Bedford Place for a January blowout, this time with hot tubs, balloon releases, free photobooths and much more!

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Your full Refreshers’ programme: events, nightlife, brand review and more

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Refreshers’ is all about unwinding after your deadlines and reminding yourselves that University life is a whole lot more than study stress! Here is what you have got to look forward to…

NB: Unless stated otherwise, all tickets for events can be bought from the Box Office here.

Monday 25th January

Uni vintage fairs are back with their one-stop shop for all your vintage needs. Come along and nab yourself a retro great!


Tuesday 26th January

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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

Waste Craft
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Josh Widdicombe

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Although it might feel like the revision for your January exams is never ending, here at SUSU we’ve got loads of exciting events for Refreshers’ week to act as the light at the end of your revision tunnel. In amongst the wicked nights out we’ve got something a bit special going on in The Cube on January 30th 2016, where the Laughter Lounge will travel down a few flights of stairs from its usual venue in The Bridge and be headlined by Josh Widdicombe.

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How to prepare for exams in January…

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So you’ve made it through the first semester and now it boils down to the dreaded January exams. Obviously we know there’s no way to make the revision super fun, but we do have a few tips to help you prepare and (hopefully) feel less stressed!

Start Early

This sort of goes without saying, but start your revision early. Check the dates for each of your exams and prioritise accordingly way in advance. Use all the free time you can during the Christmas break, but of course, do spend time stuffing yourselves with turkey and pudding!

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WSA students – keep calm and colour!

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Exam season is looming and, as always, our Stress Less Fest will be running throughout January to offer you plenty of support and ways to cope with the pressure of deadlines.

This year has seen a massive rise in adults buying colouring books after it was proven they can reduce stress and help you to wind down – so now we are jumping on the bandwagon and creating our own colouring book especially for you!

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