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Exams Angel Hub

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Tue 19 May 2020 0

#iSUlation Blog #2

Read the latest of our series of Blog postsRead more...

Tue 19 May 2020 0

#iSUlation Blog

Read the first of a series of Blog postsRead more...

Wed 06 May 2020 0

Cuts to GTA's - sign the petition

Show your support for these key roles...Read more...

Thu 07 May 2020 0

VP SOUTHEND WINNER IS...

Find out who won here...Read more...

Fri 01 May 2020 0

#iSUlation Playlists

Listen to this weeks Old But Gold Playlists!Read more...

Fri 17 Apr 2020 0

Pass Holder Update

We are offering partial refunds to students who hold Black Cards, Event Only passes and Term 2 passes.Read more...

Thu 07 May 2020 0

Exam Mode - Exams Timetable

The Exams timetable has dropped. This is going to be a very different Exams Campaign for a very different exams season.Read more...

Tue 07 Apr 2020 0

Shop and Drop

We want to make sure that if you are having to self isolate you can still have access to essential groceries, so we are Read more...

Wed 25 Mar 2020 0

Social Distancing 101 #iSUlation

Reducing our day to day contact with people will reduce the spread of Covid-19.Read more...

Fri 27 Mar 2020 0

Supporting you through COVID-19

How we plan to support and represent you over the coming weeks...Read more...

Mon 16 Mar 2020 0

SU services opening times in response to COVID-19

Check which SU Services are affected here...Read more...

Mon 16 Mar 2020 1

Leadership Race - and the winners are...

The leadership race has come to an end - find out who won here...Read more...

Tue 10 Mar 2020 0

Recycle Right

Thu 12 Mar 2020 0

SHAG week - Access to contraception

This year, Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance (SHAG) week runs Monday 2nd - Friday 6th March. The aim is to educate yoRead more...

Wed 26 Feb 2020 0

SHAG week - Effectiveness of contraception

This year, Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance (SHAG) week runs Monday 2nd - Friday 6th March. The aim is to educate yoRead more...

Wed 26 Feb 2020 0

SHAG week - Contraception choices

This year, Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance (SHAG) week runs Monday 2nd - Friday 6th March. The aim is to educate yoRead more...

Wed 26 Feb 2020 0

Electric Transportation on Campus

For the safety and wellbeing of all members of the University, please note that all forms of electric transport such as Read more...

Wed 26 Feb 2020 0

Make a change

The SU is powered by students and that means powered by you. So - got something you'd like to make happen?...Read more...

Tue 18 Feb 2020 0

The Summer Ball 2020 has not been saved

We announced in December last year that we needed to sell 3,500 by the end of January 2020 in order for the ball to go aRead more...

Fri 31 Jan 2020 1

Driver and Passenger Charter

This Charter sets out what you can expect from the driver and what the driver can expect from you.Read more...

Wed 15 Jan 2020 0

Changes To The First Bus Routes

From the week commencing on the 6th of January, there will be new changes to the first bus routes that will affect our cRead more...

Wed 11 Dec 2019 0

All Student Vote Results

Thank you to all of you who voted in the recent All student vote regarding the size of the SU’s Trustee board.Read more...

Tue 10 Dec 2019 0

How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint | Stuff

Here are some tips on how you can reduce your own carbon footprint when it comes to the things we buy and use.Read more...

Mon 09 Dec 2019 0

DOES OUR EDUCATION MATTER TO YOU

"Does my Education matter to you?" is a campaign the Black Network have launched in collaboration with the Race EqualityRead more...

Mon 20 Jan 2020 0

How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint | Home

Here are some tips on how you can reduce your own carbon footprint at home.Read more...

Wed 04 Dec 2019 0

What happened at Parliament last week?

Read through to find out what happened at last Student ParliamentRead more...

Wed 04 Dec 2019 0

Winter Night Market

Mon 02 Dec 2019 0

Strike Clinic

Mon 25 Nov 2019 0

Uni staff set to strike for eight days

Find out about the forthcoming strikes and why the SU is supporting the stand taken by lecturersRead more...

Tue 12 Nov 2019 0

SU Fireworks 2019

Wed 06 Nov 2019 0

How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint | Food

We care about the environment, and we are taking steps to try and reduce the carbon footprint of the university. But we Read more...

Wed 06 Nov 2019 0

Parliament update

Find out what happened at the last Parliament meetingRead more...

Tue 05 Nov 2019 0

Food Splash Event

Last Tuesday (the 29th of October) the Food big plan team set up a stall on Square Three to have face to face conversatiRead more...

Tue 05 Nov 2019 0

Laundry Splash Event

The Big Plan Cost of Living team are in the spotlight for the third Big Splash event of the term, taking a stand in the Read more...

Tue 22 Oct 2019 0

Deadly Deadlines

Yesterday it was the turn of the ‘My Course’ big plan team to hold their splash event out on the squares.Read more...

Thu 31 Oct 2019 0

How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint | Travel

We care about the environment, and we are taking steps to try and reduce the carbon footprint of the university. But we Read more...

Tue 29 Oct 2019 0

Making a splash with Big Plan Transport

Yesterday big plan transport set up two lanes near the bus stops to grab feedback from students on whether their bus wasRead more...

Fri 18 Oct 2019 0

Rubbish Mountain

Last Monday on the 7th of October a large pile of rubbish was placed in the middle of square 3. This is why...Read more...

Tue 15 Oct 2019 0

Get Started with IT at Essex

Get started with IT at Essex. Passwords, WIFI, Free Microsoft Packages and more!Read more...

Fri 04 Oct 2019 0

NO ONE IS AN ISLAND – Hannah’s video

Showing vulnerability in a professional or academic setting is a sign of courage. It takes guts. This is from a conversaRead more...

Fri 06 Sep 2019 0

Meet Your Sabbs!

Meet your Colchester and Southend 2019/2020 Sabbatical Officers!Read more...

Wed 04 Sep 2019 0

What3words?

There's a new app about and this one is saving lives! Police are urging everyone to download What3words as it's a new esRead more...

Tue 20 Aug 2019 0

We've done it again

Just when we’d thought we’d done enough celebrating for one year, the NSS results are in and we are now ranked 8th in thRead more...

Thu 04 Jul 2019 0

Essex Sport Blades pass is no more!

Based on the feedback you gave, your SU has negotiated with the University to get rid of the £20 Essex Sport Blades PassRead more...

Wed 19 Jun 2019 0

Emergency Contacts To Know for Colchester

It is extremely unlikely that you will need these emergency contacts, but being well-informed takes only a few minutes aRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

How To Do Brits...

Weather, Queues, Busses, and Parking... we cover it all!Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

4 Unique Things In British Culture

Starting university can be a daunting prospect in its own right. However, starting university in a completely different Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Practising Faith At Essex

Many students coming to Essex for the first time have told us that they were worried that there would be nowhere for theRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

5 Ways To Make New Friends

Here’s a confession: no matter what, everyone gets nervous about making friends at Uni, even local students. Luckily, thRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

7 Tips On How To Manage Your Money

Learning how to manage a budget and your expenses is an important skill, and now is a better time as any to start this nRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

4 Most #Instaworthy Places On Campus

We asked our members what the most #InstaWorthy spots on campus were, and this is what they said.Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

3 Ways To Find Food At Southend Campus

Starting university life means it’s time to start planning meals, shopping lists and figure out all things food (and treRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

3 Ways To Find Food At Colchester Campus

With shops, cafés, restaurants and bars all on campus, you'll never have to go far for food. We're here to help you figuRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

3 Ways To Find Food At Loughton Campus

On-Campus, Off-Campus and going to the shops, we'll give you the knowhow to find food whenever you're feeling hangry.Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Shape Your SU

You are a member of a family containing over 16,000 students (which is a pretty big deal!), and the SU is its members. BRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Emergency Contacts To Know for Southend

It might be a good idea to familiarise yourself with Southend's emergency information, just in case.Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

How To Get Around Colchester

Moving to another country, another county or just moving into a new town can be daunting, especially when you can’t figuRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Emergency Contacts To Know for Loughton

There's no such thing as being too prepared when it comes to emergencies, so make sure you put these numbers into your pRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

How To Get Around Southend

Are you new to the Southend area? or just new to campus? We've got you covered!Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

How To Get Around Loughton

Want to know how to find your way around Loughton, well, you're in the right place!Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Guide to Colchester Campus (And The Surrounding Area)

See how to find your way when you're feeling lost, and read about all the places you can explore in and around ColchesteRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Recycle Right | Plastic Free July

Congratulations on completing Plastic Free July and joining us for our #SUPlasticPromise.Read more...

Fri 26 Jul 2019 1

Guide To Loughton Campus (And The Surrounding Area)

Loughton is bordered by London’s largest open space, Epping Forest, which is just a stone’s throw away from campus! But Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Guide To Southend Campus (And The Surrounding Area)

Southend is home to a close-knit community and state of the art facilities, in a vibrant seaside town. You might choose Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Can I Work In The UK?

Essex isn’t just about the courses and modules. It’s not just about the nights out and the days spent making a splash onRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Getting A UK Number

Working out how you will want to get in touch with your family and friends ones back home is an important step of movingRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

5 Sports You Probably Haven't Played Before

Whether you want to have a go at something you’ve never tried before, or just looking for a fresh challenge, you’ll findRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

10 Things Every Fresher Should Know

tarting University is a roller-coaster of crazy emotions and new experiences. It's really exciting, but it can also be qRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

5 Differences Between College and University

Starting University means your daily routine is about to drastically change (beyond probably waking up at midday a lot),Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

What To Do When You First Arrive At Colchester Campus

Arrivals day is Sunday the 29th of October, and we can’t wait to meet you! You’ll find a full run-through of everything Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

What To Do When You First Arrive At Loughton Campus

We understand that starting Uni can all be a little overwhelming, but it’s also a great adventure so it’s important to mRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Getting Personal | Plastic Free July

This week we’re getting personal for Plastic Free July. There are a lot of changes you can consider with regards to whicRead more...

Mon 15 Jul 2019 0

What To Do When You First Arrive At Southend Campus

It’s important to deal with the forms, keys and registration, but it’s also important to have some fun and settle into yRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Shopping | Plastic Free July

We all shop, for essentials, for fun and for that one thing online that we really, really want. But there are a few easyRead more...

Mon 22 Jul 2019 0

Living Off-Campus

Whether you’re still looking for somewhere to live, or you want to get started early on looking for accommodation for neRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Be Aware Of Mental Health

We take Mental Health seriously at the Essex.Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

3 Ways To Have Fun At Essex

Here at the University of Essex Students’ Union, we work hard, but we play hard too. Here are a few ways to have fun at Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

At Home | Plastic Free July

This month the SU are taking part in Plastic Free July. Staff members are promising to give up an item of plastic for thRead more...

Mon 01 Jul 2019 0

Are You Rebel Enough?

When someone asks you ‘what are your best qualities’, are imagination and creativity up there at the top?Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

It's Over To You...!

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Want A Part-Time Job?

Do you want to become a part of the SU family?Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Why Volunteering Is Easy At Essex

Everyone comes to Uni to get a degree - that part is a given - but you might find yourself wanting to fill your time witRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Enough SU Societies To Make Your Head Spin

The SU has a whole bunch of SU Societies that you can join while you’re here, as soon as you see the list you’ll be askiRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Getting #Social

You’ve made it to Uni! Woo! And now it’s time to get social! Here are the details for all the SU accounts, so get followRead more...

Wed 14 Aug 2019 0

Summer Ball 2019

Saturday saw the return of Essex SU Summer Ball. There was music, magic, performers, stilt walkers, cocktail bars, bandiRead more...

Fri 14 Jun 2019 1

Our best year yet

It’s nearly the end of term, and what a year it’s been for all of us! First, we need to thank all of you. Without you guRead more...

Wed 05 Jun 2019 0

The Meaning Behind The Rainbow

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, and we’ve been reflecting on the history of the LGBTQ+ movement, aRead more...

Fri 28 Jun 2019 0

SU Waterslide

It’s the last day of the year and we hope you all had a fantastic time creating a splash at our waterslide event yesterdRead more...

Mon 10 Jun 2019 0

Rebel: Home of Student Media

Rebel is your platform to question, educate, inform and entertain over 16,000 students at Essex. Student media is the poRead more...

Mon 02 Oct 2017 0

Welcome to the Family

Your Freshers' hub is still here...Read more...

Mon 02 Oct 2017 0

Out And About | Plastic Free July

This week we are focusing on how to cut down on plastic usage when out and about. Sometimes plastic usage is out of yourRead more...

Mon 08 Jul 2019 0

Who are we

What do we even do?Read more...

Thu 17 Sep 2015 0