When you think about starting university, you expect to be filled with excitement about what the next three or four years of your life will be like. But you may still be nervous about what the whole experience will be like. This is completely normal, and we've put together some common concerns from students and how to deal with them.
Armed Forces Day 2019
This Saturday (June 29th) marks the annual Armed Forces Day in the UK. Providing an opportunity for all of us to show our support to the men and women who make up the UK’s Armed Forces community. From serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.
The first day in the United Kingdom took place in 2009. The date was chosen as it marked the day after the anniversary of the first investiture ceremony for the Victoria Cross military medal for heroism. Held on the 26th June 1857, since then the day takes place on the last Saturday each June.
Armed Forces Day events.
The National Event for 2019 is being held in Salisbury, with local events taking place across the country, the Armed Forces Day website details every event and parade to mark the occasion in the UK. Including in the following Host cities:
#SaluteOurForces on Armed Forces Day:
The organisers are encouraging people to Salute Our Forces.
#SaluteOurForces is a simple way for anyone to pay tribute to the British Armed Forces community. For their hard work, dedication and efforts to and keep us safe in the UK and across the globe.
Images: ©UK MOD Crown Copyright 2019.
Getting serious about the environment we live in.
To become more ‘environmentally friendly’, Host is launching the #HostEnvironmentalPledge campaign to encourage responsible behaviour and drive sustainability across our sites throughout the UK and Ireland.
It’s a simple campaign! If we can reduce our overall utilities (electric, water and gas) consumption by 1% then we will donate £10,000, 2% reduction means £20,000, 3% is £30,000 and so on, to 3 charities; BulliesOut, Planet Patrol and World Land Trust.Show me all news
Sharing your student experience with other people can be fun, exciting and rewarding. To ensure it stays that way, here are some helpful tips you can follow to be the best flatmate possible. It's pretty simple.
We've updated our getting ready for uni blog, and we've split our tips into different parts so that we can bring you all the details you will need over the next few months as you prepare for September and move in day.