When your Monday-Friday becomes a rotation of lecture, sleep, repeat and your evenings and weekends are full with flatmate bonding sessions, it can feel like university is all about getting your degree and finding lifelong friends. That’s great, but hold your horses - your time here can be more than that. Here’s how you can find yourself Bear-Grylls-worthy, bucket-list-ticking, once-in-a-lifetime experiences right here at UWE Bristol.
October was a busy and rewarding month at The Students' Union at UWE Bristol. Here are my highlights as your VP for Education!
Some of these you might not know - it's important to not let drinking get in the way of why you're here.
If you are trying to cut down or stop drinking, it’s easy to feel self-conscious. Drinking heavily is so normalised in our society that staying sober on a night out can leave you feeling really out of place, here are some tips to help!
Whether you’re going for a drink after a tough day or determined to ‘drown your sorrows’, we all know that alcohol can be turned to when feeling low. But unfortunately reaching for a drink won’t always have the effect you’re after.
We know that Bristol has one of the best ‘night-out’ cultures in the country, however, it doesn’t have to be all about drinking and nights out.
We know what you’re thinking, it’s only November, surely it’s too soon to start thinking about next year’s accommodation?
Hi, I'm Joe, your City Campus Officer.
This newsletter is to let you know what we've been working on for you at The Students' Union.
You can now use your credits with our new student printer! Located in Union 1, Frenchay Campus, this is a great resource for all students!
The Students’ Union Presidents team and support staff have been liaising with students in Purbeck Court and the University regarding student concerns about the trial use of the containers for on campus accommodation.
By Elections and NUS Delegate election results announced.
Oh yes, that’s right, you could win £500, just by filling out a survey and telling us your opinion!
Are you money savvy? Don’t worry if not, because UWE Bristol offers a literally award-winning module where you can develop essential money skills and get confident about your finances. Find out more about it in this blog post.
We asked UWE students what they do to look after their mental health, this is what they said….
Thursday 10 October is World Mental Health Day. Here at The Students' Union, we are running events for students across all campus sites to discuss the importance of self-care, how to manage your mental wellbeing and exactly how to recognise mental health symptoms. Check out this post for more information on campus events and how to support your own mental health.
This week, NHS England has launched a brand new advert campaign to encourage more men to become nurses... And your Glenside Campus Officer helped to make it happen!
The Late Night Do It Right campaign is designed to make sure that everyone's having fun and safe nights out. Let's take a moment to look at the success of the campaign over Freshers 2019!
There is a common misconception that actually going out is the best part of a night out, when it turns out that ‘pres’ are definitely the best part. Here's the science to the perfect pre-drinks!
Here are eight essential go-to wonder cures (or near enough) when experiencing that dreaded hangover. Please remember to always drink responsibly- but let's be honest, that hangover happens to all of us from time to time.
This post is for the bargain hunter- or those who are just trying to make that student loan stretch a bit further... Read on for our comprehensive tips list for saving those handy pennies (or more) on a night out!
Moving to university and meeting your housemates is an exciting new chapter in your life, but we know that it is also a big step. We've put together some tips, that will help you get to know your housemates in no time.
The month kicked off with some good news from RAG. For the first time, the UWE RAG team raised £91,818 for local and international charities.
Starting university is a new chapter in your life, that will be full of new opportunities. Although it is an exciting time, we know that it can also be overwhelming and full of information and decisions. Our Presidents are on hand to pass on their wisdom and give you some top tips for starting UWE Bristol.
We are delighted to announce that for the third year in a row, The Students’ Union at UWE has been awarded an ‘excellent’ accreditation rating, and received the ‘Highest Scoring Students’ Union’ award at the NUS’ Green Impact Awards!
Do you want to kick off the new academic year by getting involved with a new exercise class? What if we told you that we have a programme that will not only get those endorphins pumping, but will also give you the chance to socialise and get involved with a range of new and fun activities.
University is an amazing experience, but student life can at times be challenging. We want you to remember that it’s ok to ask for help and seek support for your mental health at any time. Check out the range of wellbeing support services available to you during your time at UWE Bristol.
Joining a sports club or society at university is an enriching experience, that comes with a whole host of benefits. Check out just some of the reasons why we think you should get involved.
There's a General Election coming up. Have you registered to vote?
Starting university is an exciting chapter, but it is also a big step and can feel quite daunting. Check out our tips for settling into life at UWE Bristol.
As well as exploring a new city, starting university is a chance to improve your cooking skills and become a cooking pro. Check out some of our top tips to help you get to know your way around the kitchen.
Bristol is famous for many things - the food, music, architecture, and its unique slang. If you’re new to Bristol, you may find yourself hearing phrases that you have never heard before and wondering what on earth they mean.
Check out our exciting events, raise awareness and fundraise during this important month.
We may be biased, but we think Bristol is pretty great. From the diverse food to the vibrant creative scene, there is certainly something for everyone. Check out some of our Bristol highlights and get ready to do some serious exploring.
If you are looking for next year's home then Tuesday 26 November should be in your diary.
Fill out this confidential survey about student views on drinking alcohol to win £100 or a Netflix gift card!
Moving to university is a big step, moving away from family and friends and making a life for yourself can seem overwhelming. We've got some top tips to help you settle in during your first term...
We are pleased to offer a full time role (37 hours per week) within the Representation team. As Democracy and Governance Coordinator, you will facilitate and support The Students’ Union democratic functions including Student Ideas, Student Council and the Executive.
Introducing - Curzio, Layla and Amy, our new members of the Sustainability Committee