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16
Jan

#YouAreMoreThan: Exam tips from Emily

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This You Are More Than our Sabbs are bringing you some excellent top tips for exam season. Next up we have VP Communities Emily Harrison.Watch her exam tips video to learn how it’s done 👇🎬

First step for Emily is to get out all her highlighters and coloured pens. “When I would study I would get all the colours I could possibly get because I love to colour code.”

“I go through and highlight all of the useful information with different colours” says Emily “and then I will go through with revision cards and follow up on the colours.”

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13
Jan

#YouAreMoreThan: Exam tips from Isabella

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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

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19
Dec

Remember, You Are More Than Your Studies

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Our You Are More Than campaign is back for January 2019. We have lots of activities planned, including free exercise sessions, and the best news of all… the Hearing Dogs are back! You can also grab some free soup and take advantage of our study and chill out spaces.

Studying is important but we would like to encourage everyone to keep your study habits healthy – this means remembering to take lots of breaks, eat healthily, exercise, and look after your mental health. 

Meet the Hearing Dogs
Tuesday 15 January, 10:30 – 14:00
Meet the adorable hearing dogs and chill … Read the rest

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11
Jan

You Are More Than Your Studies…

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Remember, you are more than your studies. As the Semester One exam period is fast approaching, we’re pleased to announce the return of the Union’s You Are More Than campaign, supporting each and every student with a range of study spaces in the Union, events and activities. It’s important to take a break and relax away from your exams, assignments and hand-ins.

Study Spaces within the Union

  • The Cafe and Bar 2 (both in Building 42) will be open for studying during normal Union opening hours
  • Meeting Room 5 (Building 42, Level 2) and Meeting Room 7 (Building 40, Level
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22
Dec

How to Survive Studying over the Holidays

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With deadlines on the horizon, our Marketing and Communications crew member, Guillemette, talks about how to survive studying over the holidays…

Warm houses, bright lights and more food than a famished student could dream of; who doesn’t love Christmas? After a first semester made long by the absence of a half term, we are all looking forward to rushing back to home and its comforts.

But a cloud darkens the Christmas lights: exams and deadlines. Lecturers seem to forget that holidays are for relaxing and have laden you with coursework as well as the threat of January exams or deadlines … Read the rest

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12
Dec

You Are More Than Your Studies

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Whether you are an undergrad or a postgrad and you’re completing a research-based or taught degree, we know that January can be a tough time. When the post-Christmas blues set in and deadlines are looming, sometimes you just need a bit of time out to relax and refresh. Our Refreshers’ Pass will sort out any of your nightlife needs, but if you want a bit of TLC or chilled out relaxation during the day, come and join us at the free events below to remind yourself that: You Are More Than Your Studies.

Study spaces

  • In Meeting Room 2 and
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28
May

Date for your Diary: Meet the Guide Dogs

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If you missed our WSA Meet the Guide Dogs event on the 05 May, we are giving you another chance to meet our fluffy friends at Highfield campus on:

Thursday 02 June between 11:00-14:00 on the Redbrick Area by Building 42, Union Southampton.

See who will be joining us here.

Do I have to pay?

This event is non-profit, but we do ask you to give a donation to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (who are bringing the dogs!).

Dogs are great, but why are we meeting them?

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25
May

You Are More Than Your Thesis: The Science Room

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You may have already heard about the FREE events and activities we are holding as part of You Are More Than, but what, we hear you cry, are we doing for postgraduate students?!

We know that many of you are in the midst of relentless work on your thesis and as many of you also juggle jobs as well as study, sometimes things can get a little stressful. That’s why we have been holding our Postgrad Power Teas, where you can grab a free tea, coffee and snack to keep you powering on through the afternoon – perfect for … 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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17
May

Movie Night at Erasmus Park

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Our You Are More Than campaign is now in full swing and some of you may already have enjoyed events including Meet the Farm Animals, Meet the Guide Dogs and our trip to Southampton’s gaming café, Board in the City.

But we’ve still got plenty more planned to keep you stress free and remind you that You Are More Than your studies. And what better way to chill out than with a good movie and a free supply of popcorn?!

We’re holding a Movie Night at Erasmus Park on Friday 27 May. Come along to the Common Room from 7pm Read the rest

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