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Which SU services are open during lockdown?

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To Dream Effectively
13th September - 17th January
Online / Big Screen Southend / Focal Point Gallery
‘To Dream Effectively’ is a group exhibition across Focal Point Gallery, Big Screen Southend and Southend High Street.
Wellbeing self-isolation daily drop in
6th October - 18th December
This dedicated daily drop-in provides an opportunity for students to speak to a member of the Wellbeing Team about their experiences of self-isolating and to seek advice or support.
BUCS Challenges
19th November - 6th December
BUCS Play App (on IOS or Android)
Introducing BUCS challenges, to help keep students active!
A Mindful Adventure
23rd November - 4th January
Join us for a mindful adventure around campus!
Christmas Gift Charity Appeal
23rd November - 18th December
In Collaboration with Theatre Arts, Harry Potter, LGBTQ+, Show Choir, Writing, Musical Theatre Appreciation and Romanian. We are collecting gifts to send to children of less fortunate families this Christmas.
SU Wander
25th November - 2nd December
On Campus
Join us for a wander around campus




Mark's Motivational study tips and tricks

  • Struggling to find somewhere to revise? You can book a space to study through the LibCal booking system - book here now!

  • Work feel overwhelming? Time to take a real break - a bit of exercise may work, but anything that helps clear your head might do the trick. If it doesn't - let us know if we can help with anything!

  • Can't find your books? Once you've checked the library's system and it isn't there; let the library know there's a problem -

  • Not enough time for a deadline? Get in touch with us - or fill in the Live Feedback Form





Will I need to pay council tax for my accommodation?

Full time students are exempt from paying for Council Tax. If you are living in University owned accommodation, this is automatically exempt so you do not need to do anything. If you are moving into off campus accommodation you will need to make sure you inform the relevant council of your student status. 

I’ve lost my student card over the summer – can I get a new one?

No need to panic, visit the Student Services Hub, Floor 1 of the Silberrad Centre to buy a replacement card (£5). 

My student loan payment has been delayed – is there any financial help available?

The University offers a Late Funding loan to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students who have applied for funding from Student Finance or the NHS but who have not yet received any payments. 



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