Our VP Activities and Volunteering and Fundraising Officer have put together a list of ways you can volunteer during this crisis, while still maintaining social distancing. Volunteering can be a great way to feel productive and make yourself socialise if you’re feeling lonely. But, there is absolutely no requirement or moral pressure to volunteer if you do not have the emotional, mental or physical capacity to do so. You’re allowed to use this time just for you, and staying inside will help lots of people too!
Follow Government advice at all times
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Tags: community, foodbanks, NHS, volunteering
Our local NHS team are bringing their health roadshow to campus on Friday.
The team will be on the Redbrick in their Health Bus between 10:00-14:00 on the Redbrick.
They will be available to offer their top tips for staying healthy as a University student and give you an opportunity to chat with them about your experience of using local health services.
There is no need to book an appointment – simply turn up and climb aboard to chat to one of the friendly staff.
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Tags: advice, doctors, health, NHS, Redbrick, tips
Not been to the dentist in longer than you would like to admit? Brace yourself – the Toothbus is on its way!
Solve all your dental woes and get those pearly whites just right this Christmas with a trip to the NHS Toothbus today!
We’ve organised the Toothbus to make a visit to you on the Redbrick between 09:00-17:00. Pop on over to get yourself an appointment right away as they are normally booked up by midday.
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Tags: appointment, busy, check-up, dental, dentist, FREE, health, NHS, Redbrick, students, teeth, Toothbus, union, visit
The holidays are finally here and no doubt many of you are planning to escape the British weather and catch some rays elsewhere. But while we all appreciate a good tan, far too many of us get caught out and end up looking, well, not so hot. So whether it’s home or abroad, here are our top tips on staying safe in the sun – so you won’t see red this summer.
Sunscreen is the sure-fire way to protect yourself from UV rays. Here are a few things to remember:
- Make sure your sunscreen is not past its
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Tags: appetite, cool, cover up, drinking, exercise, hat, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, holidays, hot, hydrated, NHS, rays, RED, safe, Summer, sunglasses, sunscreen, tan, top tips, UVA, water
Monday 18 November will see SUSU host a special Inspiring Women evening. Taking place in The Bridge, from 6.30pm, the free event will feature drinks, canapés, a selection of talks and the chance to question some amazing women.
First to talk will be Tessa Harrison, Registrar, University of Southampton. Tessa’s role sees her provide leadership to seven professional services at the university. These feature everything from Communications & Marketing to Student Services. Since starting a career in Higher Education in 1989, Tessa’s career has also seen her lead a number of cross–institutional projects including a substantial change programme to deliver … Read the rest
Tags: Academic Registry, Higher Education, MBE, NHS