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18
Dec

Stay Safe this Holiday Season

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During the festive season you may find you are celebrating in the city, partying with friends, or maybe you are studying late into the evening. Whatever the reason, if you are staying out late make sure you have a plan for travelling around the city and getting home. We have some helpful info below to guide you…

Safety Bus
The Union’s Safety Bus is available every evening from 21:00 during term time, on the Redbrick outside Building 42, Highfield Campus. Our team will drop you off right at your door for just £1.50 if you live within 3 miles of … Read the rest

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22
Jun

Staying safe in the sun

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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.

Wear sunscreen

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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07
May

Top holiday destinations to go this summer for under £300

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The summer holidays are coming up, and we know you all want to escape from England for a little while; but going abroad can be pricey. Luckily, we’re on hand to find you the best bargains and make sure you can go visit some fantastic cities for under £300!

Budapest

The beautiful capital of Hungary is the perfect place for a weekend away! With return flights costing as little as £60 from London Stansted, and some beautiful bargain apartments available on Airbnb there’s really no reason not to visit Budapest.

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12
Apr

Safety Bus is back for the summer term

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The Safety Bus will recommence journeys from Monday 18th April between 8pm-6am, until Wednesday 1st June.

The bus works by dropping off students directly to their doors after a night out for just £1.50.

Find out more about how you can stay safe on a night out here.

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10
Apr

Staying safe abroad

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With summer on the horizon, no doubt many of you will be thinking about heading for the sun once you finish University for the year. So for the keen jet setters among you, here’s a checklist of tips, things to remember and how to stay safe on your travels.

Before you go

  • If you have any concerns about the destination you’re travelling to, you can visit Foreign Travel Advice for the latest information about that specific country.
  • Familiarise yourself with your destination’s local laws and customs, to avoid getting into hot water while you’re out there!
  • Make sure your passport
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16
Dec

Keep safe over Christmas

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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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