25
Jul

Olympic Tae-Kwon-Do: A Shining Light in the Sporting Gloom?

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Second year English and History student, Robert Pratley, talks about the rise of Tae-Kwon-Do in the upcoming Rio Olympics.  In terms of competitive sport, few people would argue that integrity, trust and honesty are three absolutely key attributes for any top sporting man or woman in their field. Unfortunately, these attributes have been thrown into question and […]

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21
Jul

Swimmers to watch at Rio 2016

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The Olympic Games 2016 in Rio is set to begin on the 05 August, so to get in the sporting spirit, Rebecca James takes a look at the swimming athletes sure to win gold this summer. One of the best parts about the Olympics is the fantastic coverage of sport – the mainstream TV channels […]

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18
Jul

Telly Addicts: The Edge’s top TV picks

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Editor of The Edge, Anneka Honeyball, offers a few suggestions for shows worthy of binge-watching over the summer holidays. The art of binge-watching is a skill that every student comes to perfect during their studies. With the rise of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, we have been given the perfect excuse to procrastinate […]

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15
Jul

Free events you can join in with!

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As part of our Pre-sessional programme, this summer we are offering you the opportunity to join in with tonnes of events and trips for FREE. This year, we have opened our events to all students, because we believe the more, the merrier! This week we have held an Advice Centre drop-in and an opportunity to try […]

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14
Jul

Why join SUSUtv?: Our TV station takeover

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In the same year that our very own student-led television station, SUSUtv, turns ten years old, we caught up with new Station Manager, Alex Smith, to find out why he thinks you should give SUSUtv a go.  Now although I only became a member of SUSUtv at the beginning of last year, I have truly […]

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13
Jul

Congratulations on your graduation!

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Congratulations to everyone who is graduating this week and next. We hope the weather stays as lovely as it has been today and that you enjoy it. University is one of the best times of your life and you have worked very hard, so you deserve to have a great time. Why not celebrate with […]

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11
Jul

Sounds of Summer: Surge BBQ Playlist Takeover

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Surge’s Station Manager, Toby Leveson, has taken over our blog to give you the tunes to accompany your summer BBQ. Here’s what he said… If there’s one thing a British summer can guarantee, it’s a BBQ. And whether that BBQ is in the sun or in the rain, you’re going to need a playlist. So we’ve done the […]

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07
Jul

Closer to The Edge: A Brief History of Your Entertainment Magazine

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With a new (academic) year nearly upon us, we caught up with Anneka Honeyball, Editor of The Edge (editor@theedgesusu.co.uk) in her first blog takeover to find out why she thinks you should get involved with our student-led entertainment magazine. Though my degree is, of course, what I’m here for, a fundamental part of my University experience […]

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05
Jul

Union Films over the summer

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Our Pre-sessional programme of events is back and what better way to welcome our summer students, than to open up our cinema for four screenings of some of the latest blockbuster films. Look out for: Ant-Man Saturday 09 July 20:00 A con artist named Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) gets a shot at redemption when his […]

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04
Jul

30 Things To Do Over The Summer

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Students may be the envy of most of the working world during the long summer holiday, but three months can be a long time to fill. When you’ve finished watching the latest season of Game of Thrones and you’re starting to get a little sick of daytime TV, it’s time to hit our list of things […]

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