Students Staff

28 April 2017

Green Day

Filed under: News — Heather Leathley @ 8.35 am

An image of students at our Southend Sustainability day From recycling to cycling, students and staff who took part in the Sustainability Day across our Southend Campus could win an array of green goodies, including re-usable coffee cups and bike locks and learn about cycling opportunities around Southend and waste recycling.

Local businesses supported the day with Comfy Saddle, based at Southend Central station, offering cycle maintenance tips and they donated bike locks.  As an ongoing environmental initiative Lemon Witch café in Queens Road is now offering hot drink discounts if you bring in your own cup.

Students living in University Square were encouraged to take part in the Student Switch Off and  visitors to the SU Lounge could sign up for free coffee cups. Organiser Daisy Malt , the University’s Sustainability Projects Assistant, said: “It was brilliant to see so many students and staff at the various events.  We had great support from organisations in the town too and  I hope the Sustainability Day is the first of many in Southend.”


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19 April 2017

Love democracy?  Make sure you’re registered to vote on 8 June, 2017

Filed under: Colchester, Loughton, News, Southend — Communications, CER @ 2.58 pm
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Don’t lose your voice – make sure you’re registered to vote in  the general election on 8 June 2017. Go to

The Prime Minister Theresa May has called a general election – and it will take place on 8 June 2017.

In order to vote in the general election, your name must be on the electoral register. To do this, you must register yourself online at the Gov.UK website.

Online registration is quick and simple. Do it now online.

Have your National Insurance number to hand, as you will need to enter it on the form.  If you can’t find, or don’t have your National Insurance number, call 0300 3502 or Textphone: 0300 200 3519.

Visit the Gov.UK website now.

Don’t delay, register today!

Want to know more about why it’s so important that students register to vote? The BBC website has more.

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