On Tuesday 17 April our next Making Change Summit will be taking place on the Concourse (Building 42, Highfield), 11:00-15:00. Don’t miss out on the chance to share your opinions and ideas which will help shape the future direction of the Union, as well as the wider university structure. This time we will be discussing the following:
11:00 – What is the point in Sabbatical Officers?
11:30 – Is the Union too white? **POSTPONED to later date**
12:00 – Is funding for societies a waste of time and money?
With all the focus on Freshers’, it’s important to remember that most of you have already been studying at the uni for at least a year. Whilst your lectures, exams and workload may increase, that’s not to say you can’t have an even better time in your second, third, fourth or even fifth year! Read our tips to have the ultimate returners experience:
Work hard, but play hard
As you progress through university, your workload will inevitably increase and get tougher, so you will need to spend those extra hours in the library reading up and preparing for deadlines. To … Read the rest
How many times have you signed up to something without reading the small print? Whether it be a mobile phone contract, mailing list, terms and conditions on a social media account or even your housing contract, we have all done it. We all know we shouldn’t, but who has the time to traipse through pages of size 8 font just in case something is important, right?!
Well, we are here to help. It is really important that you do read the small print with whatever it is you are signing to ensure that you don’t get yourself into any issues … Read the rest
The holidays are approaching and you are about to embark on a well-deserved break. Like yourselves, we will be resting up ready for 2016. Here are the Christmas opening times at the Students’ Union between Monday 14th December-Wednesday 23rd December.
SUSU (including all outlets) is closed weekends from 11th December unless otherwise stated.
SUSU is closed on the 24th December and will reopen on the 4th January (normal opening times from 4th January)
With Christmas fast approaching, most of you will be preparing to head home to celebrate with your families. But with 70% of student homes being left empty throughout the festive period, this really is ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ for burglars looking to strike it lucky.
It is estimated that the average person takes £1,000 worth of equipment to university. With 70% of students owning a computer or laptop, and 86% of you with mobile phones, unprotected student housing presents a veritable goldmine for any opportunistic thief. So it’s no surprise that 1 in 3 students… Read the rest
The FREE shuttle bus service which takes students from WSA to Highfield campus Monday-Friday during term-time has been running successfully since the beginning of term. The two campuses are better connected and students are able to attend events both in the day and evening at both locations.
However, to make the service even better, we have developed a page on our website to allow you to track the shuttle bus while it is en route.
You can also find the full timetable to ensure that you get to where you want to go on time.