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Em Bollon, Vice-President of Societies & Individual Development at the University of Surrey Students’ Union, recently entered the Open Mic UK 2012 competition. Alongside her bandmate  Ann Haig, they competed against thousands of other acts.

4th Dec 2012


So, here we are, at the end of the academic year, the end of some readers’ degrees and the end of my time as features editor/fashion writer. It has made me rather pensive and I have been mulling over the fashion trends that shouldn’t end and ones that definitely should.

19th May 2013


  An Ofsted report has informed schools that controversial issues such as pornography need to have more focus in sex education lessons. An article in The Telegraph details how the report, published on Wednesday, states that classes on sex ed.

21st May 2013


    A BAE Systems Jetstream research aircraft has become the first pilotless aircraft to fly through UK shared airspace. The 500 mile flight from BAE Systems’ in Warton Aerodrome, Lancashire, to Inverness in Scotland was controlled by a ground-based pilot, with navigational instructions provided by the National Air Traffic Services (NATS).

20th May 2013


  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


Fresh from the social thrill of the Rowing Club team photo – where Men’s Captain, Nathan O’Reilly found himself surrounded by almost as many females as he wakes up next to on a Saturday morning – the Women’s Squad sought to make their mark at the Women’s Eights Head of the River Race. The team, consisting of the elegant Georgia Smith, the earnest Alice Campbell, the glamorous Stephanie Egre, the determined Hannah Williams, the radiant Abi Munson, the resolute Rebecca Hammond, the charismatic Ella Flemming and the butch Guinevere Wentworth, coxed by the one-and-only Ana Yong, gathered amongst nearly 3,000 other competitors from across the globe at Richmond in wait for their turn to prove their strength and willingness to achieve in their sport.

14th May 2013


It seems like every time we open a magazine, turn on the TV, even walk past a billboard, we are faced with that girl. You know, the skinny girl, with a tiny waist, washboard abs, and super-slim thighs.

22nd Nov 2012

Faith and Religious Societies

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Jewenile at Surrey

Published 31st Jan 2013

  Religion has always been, and will always be, a secret bond between those who belong somewhere as well as those who are searching for something to reach out to. I personally believe that Judaism is not only a religion, but a 5773 year old culture, which is now spread all around the world because of historical reasons.Read more...

It’s Never Too Late!

Published 22nd Nov 2012

  This year has got off to a flying start for societies, and their presence here on campus is ever growing! You may have spoken to the Christian Union over some yummy hot-chocolate and a biscuit on a night out, or been cared for by St. John LINKS when you’re a little worse for wear.Read more...

Interview with VP Societies, Em Bollon

Published 7th Sep 2012

  For Em Bollon, Friday 30 My role title is Vice-President of Societies and Individual Development in the Students’ Union, but it’s so much more than that! I oversee all 84 of our current societies and act as their point-of-contact to the Union. I assist with volunteering and training, as well as being part of a team that organises cultural events on campus!   A dream, actually! I was home around Christmas-time when I woke up from a nap and decided I should run in the elections.Read more...

University of Surrey Christian Union ´11

Published 23rd Sep 2011

The University of Surrey Christian Union is a society that exists for both its members and non-members. We are a group of students who love Jesus and want to make Him famous on campus.Read more...

Ahlul Bayt Society ´11

Published 23rd Sep 2011

The AhlulBayt society promotes the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and his holy Household (AhlulBayt) along with inter-faith harmony and the spirit of brotherhood as taught by the Prophet (P.B.U.H).Read more...

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