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07
Nov

Welfare Wednesday Podcast No.4: Stress Awareness Day

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Today is National Stress Awareness Day – an opportunity to take a moment to think about your wellbeing and find advice or support on managing stress. We’re getting the conversation started with this week’s Welfare Wednesday Podcast 👇🎧

This week we’re joined by Kiana, President of the Mind Society to talk all things stress at Uni.

An NUS survey found that 87% of students experienced stress at Uni. Deadlines, assignments, managing your money and being away from family and friends can all trigger stress. If you feel like you need help or would just like someone to talk to, Read the rest

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09
May

You Are More Than Your Studies

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With exams and coursework deadlines approaching, you will be pleased to find out that we will be running our campaign again this summer to help you to relax and remind you that while your university work is important, you are more than your studies and you deserve time to relax and re-energise between deadlines.
The timetable is shaping up to be another cracker, with visits from adorable dogs and farm animals, plus favourites such as our Postgrad Power Teas and meditation classes to help you stay chilled as you smash that work out. Here’s what you can expect:

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05
Jan

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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24
May

FREE Fitness Sessions all week

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We all know the physical benefits of exercise, but people often forget how great it is for your mental well-being too. It can help you sleep better, help you relax and even boost your memory and concentration.

Our You Are More Than programme of events is about keeping you calm and focused throughout your exams and hand-ins. And what better way to relieve some of that stress than with a good workout? That’s why this week is jam packed with FREE fitness sessions open to all students to help you release those positive endorphins.

TUESDAY 24 MAY

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07
Jan

Introducing…the Hundred Watt Club

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The Hundred Watt Club are returning to The Bridge on the 27th January during Refreshers’ Week for another night of gorgeous vintage inspired entertainment – served with a zingy contemporary twist!

Our Burlesque and Cabaret nights have become something of a rite of passage, whether you are a Fresher, a final year, or anything in between: you have to attend at least one of these shows.

Daring, naughty and hilarious, the Hundred Watt Club mix American-style burlesque moves with intriguing mime and comedy acts. Check out the teaser below to give you a taste of what is to come…

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15
Dec

You Are More Than…

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You are more than…

Your degree. Your thesis. Your portfolio. Your placement.

Whoever you are, whatever you’re studying, we’re here for you.

Throughout January, we will be running a wide variety of events and activities to support students during what can often be a stressful time.

Highlights will include yoga/relaxation classes to help you de-stress and focus, and the chance to take some time out and interact with some furry friends! A Chill Out Space will be set up in the Concourse, so come and put your feet up and enjoy some games and box sets.  Or take yourself off … Read the rest

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