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17
Feb

Rugby Football Club promote the Look After Your Mate campaign and show their softer side

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What would you think if we asked you – what are Rugby Football players like?

You might perhaps imagine 15 oversized, hairy and muddy men in the field of play? Do you hear their low grunts or maybe wince at the thought of bone crunching tackles? Does it conjure thoughts of wasted exertion in fruitless pursuit of an oval ball?

Well, if that is what you thought you couldn’t be more wrong.

Why?

Well, on an unprepossessing and grey day all the way back in December, men and women from our Rugby Football Club volunteered to pitch up on … Read the rest

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13
Jan

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
The Café, Winchester School of … Read the rest

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27
Nov

Improve your commercial awareness to help land yourself a career after University

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We are working in partnership with KPMG to get you the best experience and preparation for your future career before you leave University.

You can gain the skills you need at a workshop hosted by KPMG on ‘How to Develop Commercial Awareness’ on Thursday 3rd December 2015 between 5pm – 6.30pm. The event will be held in Building 54, Room 5025, Highfield Campus.

We understand that it can be difficult to know what potential employers are looking for. During the skills session, you will gain the tools and guidance you need to develop your commercial awareness so that you … Read the rest

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14
Oct

Afternoon Tea for Two at The Bridge!

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The Bridge, the restaurant based in the Students’ Union building, is now offering Afternoon Tea! Afternoon Tea is a lovely way to spend an afternoon, relaxing from the stresses and pressures of your degree with a range of gorgeous teas, sumptuous cakes and sandwiches.

Afternoon Tea is considered a British tradition that dates back centuries, and is often taken between 2pm-5pm as a light meal in between lunch and dinner. Traditionally sandwiches would consist of egg and cucumber or ham or salmon, whilst the cakes would often be Victoria sponges or a Battenberg. A treat for anyone and everyone, … Read the rest

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25
May

Stress Less Fest – What’s Still in Store

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We kicked off the ever-popular Stress Less Fest for 2015 two weeks ago today – while many of you are now celebrating having made it through your exams, we know that there are still plenty of you soldiering on night and day in the library. Don’t worry – there’s plenty of events still to come this week to make sure you Stress Less about those impending exams.

SO FAR WE’VE SEEN…

We kicked off the season with a session on handling Academic Stress, helping you manage your exam anxiety, and held our first Results Hub last Tuesday, so you could … Read the rest

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05
May

Time to talk about the elephant in the room

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This week we’re launching our Mental Health campaign. Mental Health affects millions of people across the country, with 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. The overall number of people with mental health problems has not changed significantly in recent years, but worries about things like money, jobs and benefits can make it harder for people to cope. Our campaign aims to both support our members if they so need, and to make our members aware of mental health.

To help kick off the launch of what’s an incredibly important campaign we’ve … Read the rest

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01
May

Time to talk about the elephant in the room

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On the 6th May the Captains of the Sports Groups will be attending the National Student Minds and BUCS pilot programme which aims to raise awareness of mental health issues and what sports teams can do to facilitate any issues for their members. The session is from 1pm-3pm in SUSU, after this session the Captains will meet in the Concourse to launch the start of the Elephant in the Room campaign.

The Elephant in the Room campaign is encouraging a greater discussion regarding mental health, in specific removing stigma (it’s ok to not be ok) and developing tools to encourage … Read the rest

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30
Apr

Volunteer opportunity at SUSU

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If you like helping people, you’re a good listener and you understand the importance of confidentiality, Nightline could be a great volunteering opportunity for you. There are places left on their new recruits’ training session this Saturday.

The session will be running 10-1pm and will take place at at 58/1025.

For more information, email nlineoff@soton.ac.uk or check out their website here. Read the rest

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29
Apr

Things are changing at SUSU

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Union President, David Mendoza-Wolfson will be hosting  focus groups looking at how we make decisions at the Union. Everyone that attends the session at WSA will receive a £10 voucher to use in the WSA Art Shop. The WSA session will take place this Friday in the café 11-12pm. Register to come along here. 

Next week additional sessions will take place at Highfield 11am and 4pm on the 4th May, and 4pm on 5th May in Meeting Room 2 of Building 42 Register to come along here

You can find out more about the sessions in David’s blog here.Read the rest

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14
Mar

Take the time to read this story

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Do you often feel stressed out with too much of workload? As time passes by, do you feel like you have more tasks on hand than you have time to do them or you could have effectively use your time to complete all the given tasks?
The trick is to organise your tasks and use your time effectively to get more things done each day. This can help you to reduce stress and do better at workplace.

Time management is a skill that takes time to develop and is different for each person. You just need to find what works … Read the rest

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