CUSU News and Blogs

Revision tips: how to avoid a meltdown in the exam hall

Experts offer their advice on exam preparation – from different studying methods to dealing with mid-paper panic

Mon 10 Dec 2018 Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic

Revision tips: how to avoid a meltdown in the exam hall

Experts offer their advice on exam preparation – from different studying methods to dealing with mid-paper panic

Mon 10 Dec 2018 Disabled Students

Revision tips: how to avoid a meltdown in the exam hall

Experts offer their advice on exam preparation – from different studying methods to dealing with mid-paper panic

Mon 10 Dec 2018 LGBT+

Revision tips: how to avoid a meltdown in the exam hall

Experts offer their advice on exam preparation – from different studying methods to dealing with mid-paper panic

Mon 10 Dec 2018 Mature, Part-Time and Students with Caring Responsibilities

Revision tips: how to avoid a meltdown in the exam hall

Experts offer their advice on exam preparation – from different studying methods to dealing with mid-paper panic!

Mon 10 Dec 2018 Women Students

Young people should do volunteer work while studying, 7 reasons why

Volunteering while at university could put you ahead of the game after graduation

Mon 10 Dec 2018 Volunteering

Teezers

The first retro golf venue has opened in Coventry and is a great place to go with your friends for a night out with a difference!

Mon 10 Dec 2018 Entertainments

Having Issues With Taxi Drivers In Coventry?

Last week this Disabled Students Community Met With Cllr Christine Thomas who is aiming to make Taxi's In Coventry Safer ...

Mon 10 Dec 2018 Disabled Students

Accessible Sport Sessions For All This Wednesday 12th December

Find out how the Disabled Students Community are raising awareness for Disability History Month with a range of accessible sports sessions.

Tue 20 Nov 2018 Disabled Students

Workers lack skills sought by employers

Greek study finds that Employability Skills are lacking in applicants for jobs. Be sure that you're not one of those individuals who is unable to demonstrate your transferable skills!

Fri 07 Dec 2018 Employability and Skills

Ofsted 'should only give top grade to schools promoting creative subjects'

Article discussing the following question - should Ofsted reward schools for building environments that foster future employability skills such as problem solving and creativity?

Fri 07 Dec 2018 Employability and Skills
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Your New CUSU CU London Campus Officer!

Find out who won our recent election!

Fri 07 Dec 2018 CUSU CU London

An experience with Arty-Folks

This blog is shared by a PHD student, and covers her personal views of learning and elaborating her feelings through art.
Worth the read!

Fri 07 Dec 2018 Wellbeing and Mental Health

How Syrian architects can start to rebuild – even in the devastation of war

In Syria, where the war has entered its eighth year, architects and urban planners can no longer wait for “post-war reconstruction” plans or “peace resolution”. Instead they are already working to save their heritage, preserve their identity, and protect their history from being erased by extreme violence.

Thu 06 Dec 2018 FAH

Brexit Transition: What will and won't change after March 2019

It’s still unclear whether the UK’s withdrawal agreement with the EU will actually ever come into force. While it’s been agreed by EU leaders, serious doubts remain over whether it will be approved by MPs in Westminster. The prime minister, Theresa May, has assured UK citizens that the deal is the best that the UK can achieve, warning that without it, the country may crash out of the EU without a deal.

Wed 05 Dec 2018 FBL Faculty Experience

Danske Bank: The story of Europe’s biggest money laundering scandal

Thomas Borgen, CEO of Denmark’s biggest financial institution- Danske resigned after admitting that around €200 billion of questionable money flowed through the Danish bank’s Estonian branch from 2007-15.

Wed 05 Dec 2018 FBL Faculty Experience

US-China trade war truce: 2 reasons why it’s unlikely to last

Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have agreed to a ceasefire in their increasingly painful trade war, yet their governments’ differing depictions of the deal show just how far apart they really are.

Wed 05 Dec 2018 FBL Faculty Experience

Radio gaga? Four issues that will decide the future of audio

As early as 1934, experts were predicting the demise of radio due to its ephemeral nature – unlike print, cinematic film, or scored music, once broadcast into the ether, it was gone forever. But the key to radio has always been its ability to adapt to changing social and technological situations. More than eight decades later, radio is still reaching 89% of the adult population of the UK (that’s 44.8m people).

Wed 05 Dec 2018 FAH

Why are fewer students taking on art and design at university?

The latest figures from UCAS show 17,000 fewer students have chosen to take creative subjects this year compared to 2016. Designers and academics explain why this has happened.

Wed 05 Dec 2018 FAH

Christmas Around the World

We are currently in the countdown for Christmas day, with its decorated trees, feasts and presents.  Since we are so close to the big day, what better way to celebrate than finding out about Christmas celebrations across the globe?

Wed 05 Dec 2018 Coventry University Students' Union
 

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