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Calls PM a “wanker” Chant advocates burning the Government Vicki Baars, NUS Vice President Union Development has sent a page of chants to student union Presidents calling for Tories and Liberal Democrats to be piled onto a bonfire and burned. Lyrics to the chant read: “Build a bonfire, build a bonfire, put the tories on the top, put the libdems in the middle and burn the f***ng lot!” Ms Baars has since apologised for sending the chants round.

4th Dec 2012 Read more...

FEATURES»

WHAT TO WEAR DO book your robes in advance! Last year there were some very relaxed graduands strolling into AP to collect robes they hadn’t ordered, and then looking far less relaxed when they realised how essential pre-booking was! DON’T wear anything under your robes that is too ‘on trend’ or that you don’t feel comfortable in. You want to feel mega-confident on the day and will potentially have your graduation pictures forever.

19th May 2013 Read more...

SOCIETIES»

  Looking for a different way to celebrate the end of term? Fancy something other than a standard night at Rubix? On the lookout for some high-quality music that won’t cost the majority of your loan? If the answer to one or more of these answers is yes, then rest assured, because the USSU arts societies have got it COVERED! The 16 However, if the rock, metal and ska scenes really aren’t for you, then the Surrey Gospel Choir will be hosting their showcase from the 20 And, as if that wasn’t enough, MaD Soc will be hosting their variety night on the 21 For more information, keep a look out for the society event planners currently dotted around campus, or e-mail the respective societies at: ussu.nowave, ussu.

29th Mar 2013 Read more...

SCIENCE & TECH»

  A report published by the UK think tank, Chatham House, claims that the increasing use of biofuels will be more harmful to the environment than fossil fuels, and will cost motorists as much as £1.3bn a year by 2020.

22nd Apr 2013 Read more...

ARTS»

  S&M – Rihanna As ridiculous and overtly sexual as this song is, I can’t help but absolutely love it as soon as it comes on in a club. Maybe it’s the over indulgence in alcohol, or Rihanna’s sassy, self confident swagger, but suddenly I’m overtaken by my dominatrix alter-ego, thinking I can grind it like the best of them (the reality likely looking slightly deranged).

21st May 2013 Read more...

SPORTS»

After the great 2012 summer Olympics in London you would think that the government, and relevant sporting bodies involved, would look to make the most out of the sports suspect to growth in British sport. Athletics in particular could have looked to make the most of its facilities.

4th Mar 2013 Read more...

OPINION & ANALYSIS»

 In the midst of the US Presidential election on November 6th, dozens of state ballots were held up and down the United States. One of these was in Massachusetts, where the majority of citizens voted against a law allowing assisted-suicide.

22nd Nov 2012 Read more...

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Jordan


Published 27th Apr 2013


Travelling to a foreign country with British money is an amazing feeling, because your money often goes a lot further. Jordan isn’t one of those countries; the exchange rate for Jordanian dinar almost has parity with the pound! It is nevertheless a cheap destination to reach – if you plan in advance – as it is one of the routes that EasyJet flies.Read more...

Eurovision


Published 27th Apr 2013


The Eurovision Song Contest proves itself to be one of the longest running television shows in the world. Either you love it or you hate it, but after nearly 60 years of annually storming our TV screens, and an average of 125 million viewers per year, it’s definitely a tradition that is here to stay.Read more...

Engage The Interviewer With Psychology


Published 27th Apr 2013


Psychological research has found that certain communication techniques can engage others, making them feel more comfortable. A study by Santa Clara University split participants between two groups to take part in an interview.Read more...

Summer Shoes


Published 27th Apr 2013


Normally, an excuse for shoe shopping is the best thing that could happen (I acknowledge that other great things can happen too, like too Personally, I think sandals are ugly. I just cannot work them, and trust me, I have tried.Read more...

Erasmus: A cultural education


Published 5th Mar 2013


As someone who has lived most of her life in South London, I’d like to think that I’m no stranger to cultural diversity. At Surrey, we have students from hundreds of different countries and we have the opportunity to learn about lots of them through various societies and events such as the annual International Festival.Read more...

Street Style 6


Published 4th Mar 2013


Alfonso Castellano, International Business, Level 2 (Picture 1)   The three key staples for winter dressing: fur, a treasured bobble hat, and a seasonal pattern. All three have been incorporated here into a foolproof winter ensemble.Read more...

Careers Service: Building Employability at Surrey Together


Published 4th Mar 2013


Employers of professional training students and graduates expect the person who turns up many months after the completion of the recruitment process to be more developed than they were at the time the job offer was made.   The Careers Service offers opportunities to refine your skillset with a range of events that maximise the chance for you to ‘hit the ground running’, as well as providing assessment centres, support for CVs and interview preparation.Read more...

Why we chose Surrey and have continued to do so…


Published 4th Mar 2013


A recent article by ‘The Independent’ featured the University of Surrey and their 38% increase in applications despite the rise in tuition fees. In a time when other universities are struggling to cope, how have we managed to go above and beyond? In my experience, I have seen the university expand in many ways since I first started in here 2009.Read more...

Student Spotlight


Published 4th Mar 2013


Charlie Bedford, 19, was raised in Portsmouth. Charlie has enjoyed acting from a young age and attended stage school from 7 until 13.Read more...

Are you ashamed of your height?


Published 4th Mar 2013


It may seem strange to regard height as a common conversation topic, but it actually crops up in many situations. Those with an extremity in height, particularly short or noticeably tall, will inevitably find themselves the subject of ‘height conversation’ - especially when encountered for the first time.Read more...

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