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Newsletter #5




*Adele’s voice* Hello, it’s me.

I hope you have all been good, and are taking care of yourselves. It’s coming to the end of the term, and I have so much to tell you! Let’s just dive straight into it. As Christmas is approaching fast, I just wanted to ask whether you have seen the SA Christmas Dinner put together by our amazing SA Exec? Buy your ticket with your friends, and come along and be festive with your Union.

That’s the fun part, but if you aren’t aware…Union Council is around the corner *Woohoo* Save the date: Tuesday 27th November. This is a chance for you all to come along and see what the union is up to, hold your officers accountable (because you are all essentially our bosses) and just get involved in discussions. You can email your questions beforehand if you can’t make it as well. We also have free pizza most times *fingers crossed*.

I hope to see some of you beautiful people there!

 Lots of love from Amna xoxo 

Christmas is coming up fast! 

Aston Students' Unon is putting on a fantastic three-course Christmas Dinner for you all, followed by the Play after party Christmas Special in our very own B4 Bar!

Featuring a free photo booth, Christmas Crackers and the best decorations our limited budget can afford...this event is guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit!
Also, make sure you've got yourself a Christmas jumper to really get yourself in the mood! (Christmas jumpers are available at the SU shop)!

So get a group of friends together and come along for what is set to be a fantastic, fun-filled night.






Sports Clubs and Societies; apply now to be the CLUB/SOCIETY OF THE MONTH!

*£100 prize* for both! 

You will also get a little badge for your page on our website! 

Two more Feel Good Fridays to go!

Feel Good Friday is a campaign run by Aston Students' Union and runs over four Fridays.
We hope you enjoyed Week 1 (Active Lifestyle) and Week 2 (Inclusive Sports).
Don't miss this:

Week 3- Relaxation (THIS WEEK) 
Week 4- Healthy eating

All information for this week can be found here. This campaign is free and open to all students regardless of experience or how active you usually are.


Christmas Carol Service in the SU! 

On Wednesday 5th December,
Aston Christian Union and Aston Music Society will be hosting the annual Christmas Carol Service in the SU Hall between 19:30 and 21:00.

This will include carols, a few short talks and plenty of mince pies to get into the Christmas spirit!

Entry is FREE and everyone is invited!

Aston Students’ Union (ASU) is looking for motivated and talented students to become trustees! 

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key leadership role in one of Birmingham’s biggest and most exciting charities.

“Trustee boards don’t do, they ensure things get done”.
As an ASU trustee, you’ll be part of a team of up to 12 other board members including officers, external alumni and students. You will ensure the organisation is well-run, help to manage finance and strategy, and see that the Students’ Union achieves its charitable aims.

Full details and info on how to apply 

Say no to hate! 

Vigil is the last even of Islamophobia Awareness Month. 
In memory of those who lost their lives due to Islamophobic attacks, we are coming together as a community to say NO to all hate!  

This week Aston hosted the Day of GO! to promote the crowdfunding platform, attract more projects and spread greater awareness of the possibilities with this type of fundraising.

During the day there were a lot of great live events going on and students had a chance to interact with alumni that were visiting Aston!


Enactus Aston won the spirit of Enactus award for Integrity at the Enactus UK training weekend! 

Over 400 students from Enactus teams around the UK came together for a weekend of learning, inspiration and bonding. With many speakers and Enactus alumni, it was a truly amazing event and has encouraged the continued growth and success of Enactus Aston who will now be working hard to implement innovative and life-changing projects across Birmingham. More awards are in sight; with regional competitions not far away!
Good luck Enactus Aston!



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