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You aren't ready for this! ?? - Newsletter

From Spring Elections to Strictly Come Dancing, this February is going to be ACTION-PACKED. Read more...

 
Emergency Union Council - Statement

We have an important update regarding the Emergency Union Council which took place on Wednesday, 25th January. Read more here...

 
Become the NEXT leader of the SU!

Want to earn over £22k and become the NEXT leader of the SU? Nominate yourself in our Spring Elections!

 
How Eating Disorders Affect The Way You Feel

What we eat and how much we eat it also affects our mood. For example, when I have chocolate it makes me happy ?? So here is how disordered eating behaviour can affect your mood...

 
How eating disorders affect your body

Disordered eating can affect your body in both big and small ways. Today, we delve in the physical effects eating disorders have on your body...

 
Hedgehog Awareness

Did you know hedgehogs are officially vulnerable to extinction in Britain, with fewer than a million left? To help resolve this problem, Aston University and Aston Students’ Union have teamed up with British Hedgehog Preservation Society to become a Hedgehog Friendly Campus!

Look out for the Environment and Sustainability Team working with the Students’ Union to raise awareness of the declination in hedgehogs through numerous campaigns.

 
Ho Ho Ho, Let's Get Festive! | Newsletter

Welcome to The SU Times, your fortnightly newsletter which brings you the LATEST events, activities, competitions, and offers taking place in your SU!

 
WIN £250! ?? No Tricks Just Treats! | NEWSLETTER

Welcome to The SU Times, your fortnightly newsletter which brings you the LATEST events, activities, competitions, and offers taking place in your SU!

 
A Gentle Reminder From Our VP Welfare

Aston Students' Union (SU) is concerned for everyone affected by the current situation of countries around the world.

 
Scarily Exciting Stuff Coming This Halloween! | Newsletter

Welcome to The SU Times, your fortnightly newsletter which brings you the LATEST events, activities, competitions, and offers taking place in your SU!

 
Everything you need to know for Welcome Week 2022

Welcome Week is just around the corner, so we've put together a list of 'Top 7 Tips' to help you know what to expect!

 
How to join a Club or Society - Step-by-Step Guide

Want to join a Club or Society but don't know how? It's really simple - let us show you how to do this!

 
Emergency Union Council (25th January 2023) – Results

Update on the results of the recent Emergency Union Council Vote on the Motion for an additional Student Officer.

 
PSSTT... You could WIN £250! ???? | NEWSLETTER

Welcome to The SU Times, your fortnightly newsletter which brings you the LATEST events, activities, competitions, and offers taking place in your SU!

 
AstBug! Give Cycling a GO!

Aston University's Bicycle User Group (AstBUG) is here to offer support and information to Aston University staff and student cyclists, as well as those eager to give cycling a go!

 
Mental Health Month | Blog #4

Read the fourth Blog for MHM by your VPW! Let's talk about stress, baby.

 
Mental Health Month | Blog #3

Read the third Blog for MHM by your VPW! AnXIeTY – please send help.
Anxiety seems to be the mental illness that I hear most people confuse with a normal bodily function (worry).

 
Take your time, before you sign!

Looking for accommodation? This an important list of reminders that you must check before you sign your contract. What should you look out for in your tenancy agreement? Our article will take you through this.

 
Mental Health Month | Blog #1

Read the first Blog for MHM by your VPW! Resilience is a word you may have heard thrown around when talking about people who aren’t, or are, coping well with a situation. Having good, strong, or high resilience essentially means you are better prepared for bouncing back from difficult situations.

 
Mental Health Month | Blog #2

Read the second Blog for MHM by your VPW! Low Mood and Depression – how common is it really, and what can I do to help myself and others?

 
ASU Official Ukraine Conflict Statement

Aston Students' Union (SU) is concerned for everyone affected by current global conflict. The Students' Union supports peace and sympathises with the students who are impacted by war across the globe.

Aston SU would like to make welfare resources as accessible to students as possible. We encourage anyone who needs support to reach out, whether that be to the counselling team, advice team, mentors, personal tutors, or module leaders.

 
Speak Week Report

The Speak Week survey was carried out by the Aston SU Vice President of Education 2021- 2022. The survey consisted of a range of questions that uncover the student body’s academic experience at Aston University.

 
Welfare Questionnaire Report

What is causing negative mental health in students at Aston?
-Are students accessing our services?
-Do students feel these services support their well-being?

 
Veganuary | Recipes

We have prepared some special vegan recipes for our Aston students in the spirit of Veganuary!

 
14/01/22 Newsletter | Are you ready for January Welcome Week?

Hello everyone! We would like to wish you a HAPPY weekend!

With January Welcome Week starting next week on Monday 17th January, you have the chance to experience the buzz of Welcome Week all over again!

Make sure to check out what we have going on, and keep your eyes on our fortnightly newsletter to help you prepare for the year!

The SU is here if you ever need any help or advice. You can also check out our Support section for useful resources!

 
January Exam Updates

Below we have left the PDF of the letter to the University team by the SU Exec team.

 
17/12/21 Newsletter | Wishing you a Merry Christmas this Winter Break!

Hello everyone! Today is our last day before the Winter break!
We would like to wish you a HAPPY weekend, and as the countdown grows closer, Merry Christmas to all celebrating!

Make sure to check out what we have going on, and keep your eyes on our fortnightly newsletter to help you prepare for the year!

The SU is here if you ever need any help or advice. You can also check out our Support section for useful resources!

Love from your SU

 
02/12/21 Newsletter | Tis the season for... FREEBIES!!

Hello everyone! We would like to wish you a HAPPY weekend as we enter December. The weather may be getting colder, but we still have plenty left in store for you!

Make sure to check out what we have going on, and keep your eyes on our fortnightly newsletter to help you prepare for the year!

The SU is here if you ever need any help or advice. You can also check out our Support section for useful resources!

Love from your SU

 
18/11/21 Newsletter | GET READY for festivities!

Hello everyone! We would like to wish you a HAPPY weekend as the week comes to an end. The weather may be getting colder, but we still have plenty left in store for you!

Make sure to check out what we have going on, and keep your eyes on our fortnightly newsletter to help you prepare for the year!

The SU is here if you ever need any help or advice. You can also check out our Support section for useful resources!

Love from your SU :)

 
Speak Week – What is it? Why does it matter?

Speak Week is a whole week dedicated to hearing YOUR voice, organised by your Students’ Union Vice-President Education.

 
How Not To Waste Your Reading Week

A week free to study and no idea where to start or how to spend it? Read this article!

 
28/10/21 Newsletter | A SPOOKY WEEKEND! Check this out!

Hello everyone! We would like to wish you a HAPPY HALLOWEEN as the weekend approaches. It's been an exciting month, and we still have plenty left in store for you!

 
Top Apps and Websites for Students!

As your SU, we have taken the time to find the BEST (hopefully) and most useful apps/sites for our students!

 
 

Emergency Union Council (25th January 2023) – Results

Update on the results of the recent Emergency Union Council Vote on the Motion for an additional Stu...Read More

You aren't ready for this! ?? - Newsletter

From Spring Elections to Strictly Come Dancing, this February is going to be ACTION-PACKED. Read mor...Read More

Emergency Union Council - Statement

We have an important update regarding the Emergency Union Council which took place on Wednesday, 25t...Read More

Become the NEXT leader of the SU!

Want to earn over £22k and become the NEXT leader of the SU? Nominate yourself in our Spring Electio...Read More

How Eating Disorders Affect The Way You Feel

What we eat and how much we eat it also affects our mood. For example, when I have chocolate it make...Read More

How eating disorders affect your body

Disordered eating can affect your body in both big and small ways. Today, we delve in the physical e...Read More

Hedgehog Awareness

Did you know hedgehogs are officially vulnerable to extinction in Britain, with fewer than a million...Read More

Ho Ho Ho, Let's Get Festive! | Newsletter

Welcome to The SU Times, your fortnightly newsletter which brings you the LATEST events, activities,...Read More

PSSTT... You could WIN £250! ???? | NEWSLETTER

Welcome to The SU Times, your fortnightly newsletter which brings you the LATEST events, activities,...Read More

WIN £250! ?? No Tricks Just Treats! | NEWSLETTER

Welcome to The SU Times, your fortnightly newsletter which brings you the LATEST events, activities,...Read More

A Gentle Reminder From Our VP Welfare

Aston Students' Union (SU) is concerned for everyone affected by the current situation of countries ...Read More

Scarily Exciting Stuff Coming This Halloween! | Newsletter

Welcome to The SU Times, your fortnightly newsletter which brings you the LATEST events, activities,...Read More

Everything you need to know for Welcome Week 2022

Welcome Week is just around the corner, so we've put together a list of 'Top 7 Tips' to help you kno...Read More

AstBug! Give Cycling a GO!

Aston University's Bicycle User Group (AstBUG) is here to offer support and information to Aston Uni...Read More

Take your time, before you sign!

Looking for accommodation? This an important list of reminders that you must check before you sign y...Read More

Mental Health Month | Blog #4

Read the fourth Blog for MHM by your VPW! Let's talk about stress, baby....Read More

Mental Health Month | Blog #3

Read the third Blog for MHM by your VPW! AnXIeTY – please send help. Anxiety seems to be the menta...Read More

Mental Health Month | Blog #2

Read the second Blog for MHM by your VPW! Low Mood and Depression – how common is it really, and wha...Read More

Mental Health Month | Blog #1

Read the first Blog for MHM by your VPW! Resilience is a word you may have heard thrown around when ...Read More

ASU Official Ukraine Conflict Statement

Aston Students' Union (SU) is concerned for everyone affected by current global conflict. The Studen...Read More