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We understand how difficult things are for students in the current circumstances, especially now that England will enter another lockdown from Thursday 05 November. Please remember there is always lots of help and support available from SUSU, the University and external teams. Some of our outlets and services will remain open during this next lockdown, please see the opening times below.
Support for Students
If you are struggling with your mental health, feeling lonely or just want to talk about what’s on your mind please make sure you reach out to someone. You’re not alone and lots of students may … Read the rest
Tags: Advice Centre, covid, Enabling Services, Mental Health, Opening Hours, opening times, Student Life, support, wellbeing
This week is International Stress Awareness Week, and our Sabbs have each shared their top tip for coping with stress at uni. In the current circumstances and with another lockdown for England starting on 5 November, it’s normal to be feeling stressed. Make sure to check in with your mental health and reach out for support if you need it – remember, you’re not alone.
Our Sabbs top tips are…
Take a Step Back
Take a step back from your work when you feel it’s becoming too much for you. Take some deep breaths, or go for a walk – … Read the rest
Tags: Mental Health, stress, welfare, wellbeing
Last week marked World Mental Health Day, so we wanted to share a blog about prioritising your mental health at university alongside the resources we shared last week. It is difficult when you are busy, working hard, away from home, or socialising a lot to keep on top of your mental health and to incorporate good self care and wellness practices into your routine.
Find activities that make you feel productive and interested
Finding activities like sports clubs, societies, part time work or other extra-curricular activities is so important. Knowing you are interested in something and have a goal or … Read the rest
Tags: advice, Mental Health, support, wellbeing
Many of you have been getting to know all the clubs and societies on offer at uni through our Meet and Greets, Big Online Fair and taster sessions. Socials have been attended, friends have been made and new hobbies have been discovered. But, you might not have had the chance to come along, or maybe you weren’t sure what you wanted to go to.
Never fear, because you can still join clubs and societies!
Head over to susu.org/opportunities to find all of our clubs and societies. With over 300 to choose from ranging from basketball to cricket, quidditch to philosophy, … Read the rest
Tags: course, societies, Sports Clubs, wellbeing
There’s lots of information around at the moment with different details about the support you can currently access, so we’ve put it all in one place in a summary below. These services are available for every student!
The Student Hardship Fund has been expanded and is available to any student. They have now streamlined the process so that it offers short term, six-week assessments to cover essential day to day living costs, so it is now easier to apply and faster to get money. You can use this to access money for accommodation costs, necessary technical equipment, food … Read the rest
Tags: accommodation, Enabling Services, finances, First Support, Mental Health, student hardship fund, Student Life, support, The Advice Centre, wellbeing
This You Are More Than our Sabbs are bringing you some excellent top tips for exam season. We are starting with our VP Welfare Isabella Camilleri who is sharing her suggestions for looking after yourself when things get stressful. Watch below 👇🎬
You might want to be somewhere comfy but Isabella suggests separating the environment where you sleep and the one where you chill. “If you bring them together you’ll be stressed when you’re trying to sleep and when you’re trying to work you’ll just want to nap.”
“It doesn’t have to be a stressful environment” Isabella … Read the rest
Tags: exam help, exam tips, exams, tips, wellbeing, You Are More Than
10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual day recognised by The World Health Organisation to provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done. This year’s theme, chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world’.
As a Students’ Union, young people’s mental health and well being is so important to us. We would like to take this World Mental Health Day to talk about the work being done and the work left … Read the rest
Tags: Mental Health, Mind Society, National Student Minds, sexual consent awareness, society, society spotlight, Southampton Student Minds, Student Minds, wellbeing, WMHD, WMHD2018, World Mental Health Day
Southampton alumna and Liberal Democrat Peer nominee, Claire Tyler, will be visiting the University for a Distinguished Lecture on Thursday 22 June.
Claire graduated in Law and Politics at the University and has gone on to sit in the House of Lords as Baroness Tyler of Enfield.
The talk promises to be an interesting evening, with topics including wellbeing and Brexit to be discussed.
All students are welcome to come along to the talk, which will be held in Building 58 Room 1067, Highfield campus.
Register your free place on Eventbrite.
… Read the rest
Tags: Brexit, Claire Tyler, Distinguished Lectures Facebook, events, help, lecture, talk, wellbeing
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.
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
Tags: Advice Centre, Building 40, campaign, Clubs, community, FREE, help, launch, Look After Your Mate, Mental Health, photoshoot, register, Rugby Football Club, session, sign up, society, Student Group, support, team, The Stag's, tools, TRAINING, wellbeing
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
Tags: Archers Road, bags, bar, Bencraft, Chamberlain, Common Room, Connaught, deadlines, Erasmus Park, exams, FREE, freebies, Gateway, Glen Eyre, Halls Committees, hand-ins, health, Highfield, January, Liberty Point, Mayflower, Monte, packs, Private Rented, stress, students, The Cube, welfare, wellbeing