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5 tips to staying well in Welcome 2022

Community and Inclusion

 
Tuition Fee Exclusion

An update from Your Students’ Union about the recent exclusion of students due to tuition fee debt.

 
Results Release

As the time of year approaches where you find out your assessment results, find out the key dates and your options.

 
Don't be fooled into becoming a Money Mule: workshops coming soon!
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Every day it’s becoming easier and easier for criminals to financially exploit students, or trick them into criminal activity. A popular way of doing this at the moment is by making students money mules. Read on to find out exactly what this means and how you can take steps to stop it happening to you and your friends.

 
Saluting Our Sisters: Black History Month 2023
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Hannah Yusuf, Campus Officer for CU London, talks about what makes Black History Month so special.

 
How to Make Friends at University
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Mahbub Shuhag, the Coventry University London Campus Officer, has compiled his tips on finding your community at University.

 
NUS Referendum (2024) Result

See the results of our recent NUS referendum.

 
Hannah's 5 Top Tips to Keep a Healthy Mind
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Your CU London Campus Officer, Hannah Yusuf, has compiled their top tips on how to prioritise your mental health whilst at University.

 
Rep of the Month Winners - May

Our reps consistently go above and beyond to enhance the student experience! We are excited to announce the winners and share their Rep of the Month nominations for May.

 
A statement from Your Officers
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As the conflict in Gaza continues, we continue to urge the Vice-Chancellor to join the call for an immediate ceasefire and an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestine.

 
Vacancy: Central Operations and Governance Manager

As the Central Operations and Governance Manager, you will be essential in ensuring the effective management and development of central business functions as well taking a proactive lead in the development of our governance processes.

 
Course Reps: Explained
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If you are thinking of applying to be a Course Rep for either Coventry University London or CU London, then carry on reading as we explain a little bit more about the role!

 
Part-Time Officers Update - May 2024

Find out what your part-time officers got up to in the month of May...

 
Introducing Hannah, your CU London Campus Officer
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Your CU London Campus Officer for 2023–24 is Hannah Yusuf. Here Hannah introduces herself and their role, and how they can help you make the most of your university experience this year!

 
Mahbub’s 5 Essential Tips Before Starting Your University Journey
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Your Campus Officer has compiled his top tips for new students!

 
National Insurance Numbers
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If you are going to work whilst in the UK you will need to get a National Insurance Number.

 
Introducing Mahbub, our Cov Uni London Campus Officer!
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Your Cov Uni London Campus Officer for 2023–24 is Mahbub Shuhag. Here he re-introduces himself and his role, and how he can help you make the most of your university experience this year!

 
Student Guide: Summer in London
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Discover the ultimate student's guide to enjoying and exploring London during the summer months. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, unlock the secrets of a memorable summer in the bustling city.

 
International Students' Guide to Exploring London
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Discover the best of London as a new international student! From iconic landmarks to cultural experiences and vibrant neighborhoods, explore the city's diverse offerings and connect with fellow students. Get ready for an unforgettable journey in this bustling capital!

 
Earth Day 2023: How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
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Curious about what a carbon footprint is and how to reduce it? Our guide can help!

We'll walk you through the basics and give you simple tips for making a big impact on the environment with small changes in your daily life.

 
How to Succeed During Exam Period

University exams can be scary and stressful for students. This article will give you some simple tips and strategies to help you cope with exams. You'll learn how to study better and take care of yourself during this time. These tips will help you do well in your exams, even if you're feeling nervous or unsure.

 
Launching Free Period Product Trial!
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Following student feedback and as part of our work supporting members through the ongoing cost of living increases, Your Students’ Union is working with the University to trial offering free period products at Liverpool Street Campus.

 
Your Course Conversation

This semester, we want to hear your feedback. How? By attending Your Course Conversation.

 
EQUIP: February

28 Days, 8 Events, Weekly Meetings, Socials and a Fundraiser.

Read more to follow what the Christian Union has been doing for the month of February and upcoming plans ahead

 
Unlocking the Power of Volunteering: A Guide for Student Reps

Volunteering is more than just a way to give back to the community; it's an opportunity to develop new skills, build your CV, and make meaningful connections. As a Rep, you have unique opportunities to volunteer, helping your fellow students and enhancing your own academic and professional journey.

 
EQUIP: January

CHRISTIAN UNION IS BACK WITH MORE EVENTS, MORE SOCIALS AND MORE FUN PLANNED FOR 2023!!!

Read along to follow what the Christian Union has been doing for the month of January and future plans for upcoming months

 
Rep of the Month Winners – March and April

Our reps always go above and beyond to enhance the student experience! We're thrilled to announce the winners and share their Rep of the Month nominations for both March and April.

 
Team of the Month - Women's Volleyball
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Get to know about our Women's Volleyball team who have started their 23/24 BUCS with a 3-game winning streak, who are Sport Coventry's Team of the Month for October!

 
EQUIP: December

As the Christmas holidays are approaching, the Christian Union host one final event before the holidays with their annual Christmas Carol Service.

Read along to follow what the Christian Union has been doing for the month of December

 
Tabletop Society's One-Shot Week: A Week of TTRPGs!

Tabletop Society will be running a full week of one-shots every day from the 27th of September, finishing off with an in-person meetup and games session!

 
Meet Your Women Students Community Members

Read on to find out about the proudest achievements and biggest inspirations of members of the Women Students Community.

 
Part-Time Officers Update - April

Find out what your part-time officers got up to in April.

 
Coventry Flames Launches Black History Month Kit
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New kit highlights and celebrates the city of Coventry and the Black people who have contributed to the growth of the game in the city.

 
Part-Time Officers Update - October

Find out what your Part-Time Officers have been up to in the month of October

 
Student Guide: Community Sport
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Embrace a world of active opportunities in London! From local clubs to council-led activity and social leagues, there's something for everyone. Embrace an active lifestyle, make new connections, and enjoy the many benefits of joining community sports.

 
EQUIP: November

Coventry University Christian Union, Warwick Christian Union and Northampton Christian Union all came together to Cefn Lea, Wales for the annual Weekend Away.

Read along to follow what the Christian Union has been doing for the month of November

 
It's Speak Week!
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This week is Speak Week - and we want to hear from you!

 
Navigating End-of-Semester Fun & Creativity with Us!

Woooow!!! So, we are all nearly done and can't wait for this summer to arrive!

 
Rep of the Month Winners - October

Check out which reps have been recognised for their work in the month of October

 
Celebrating Black History Month
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Read what Black History Month means to some of our student-athletes, who we shone the light on through the month of October.

 
Student Guide: Women's Safety in London
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Stay safe and empowered as a female student in London with these essential tips. Learn how to navigate the city, use reliable transportation, and build a supportive network. Prioritize your well-being and enjoy your time in this vibrant city.

 
EQUIP: October

From Dial-A-Doughnut to Crazy Golf ... The Christian Union has it all!

Read along to follow what the Christian Union has been doing for the month of October

 
Campus Officer Update - Block 5
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Find out what Your Campus Officer Michael has been up to during Block 5!

 
Let's Talk Scarborough
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How do you think £20 million should be spent in Scarborough over the next decade?

 
Campus Officer Update - Block 4
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Find out what your CU Scarborough Campus Officer has been up to during Block 4!

 
MANUFACTURING SOCIETY HOODIES

We are very excited to announce that our Manufacturing Society Hoodies are now available to order!

Please head over to mini-site store to pick up one of our limited run hoodies, once they're gone - they're gone!

If you would like any customisation, please get in touch @ manufacturing.su@coventry.ac.uk

~ The Committee


https://www.yoursu.org/activities/societies/join/17760/

 
Society Excellence Award Winners 2023-2024

The society excellence awards recognise societies who have met the criteria to excel as a society.
Check out which societies have achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold standards.

 
Part-Time officers update - September

Find out what your Part-Time Officers have been up to in the month of September

 
Escape room Coventry

Escape reality Coventry, 2Nd Floor, East Entrance, Broadgate House, Broadgate, Coventry CV1 1NG.

 
Interview With Qisz (GK)

Want to find out what Futsal could hold for you? Let’s hear from previous Cov goal keeper

 
coventry division 3 champions

An amazing return from the coventry university chess team gets first place in the 2022/23 division 3 coventry District league and getting second place in the knock out cup. The team did amazing and has established the university team as one to look out for in the future of the club. Congrats to the team and we look forward to bringing you more chess in the future

 
EQUIP: September

New Year, New Students, New Committee ... SAME CHRISTIAN UNION.

Read along to follow what the Christian Union has been doing for the month of September

 
Southport Sailing Trip 2022!

Last weekend (12/11/22 - 13/11/22) CUWS took a bunch of our members up to Marine Lake in Southport to try some sailing and kayaking with quality coaches. We stayed on lakeside and had a blast learning to Sail and Kayak properly as well as going to explore Southport and the amusements, a great weekend with some incredibly memorable moments.

 
SU Awards Scarborough: The Winners!
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Find out who won at this year's Scarborough SU Awards!

 
Community Updates: April
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Find out what your community team have been working on this month!

 
Free Things to do in London during Christmas!
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Save money this Christmas but don’t scrimp on the experiences!

 
Part-Time Officers Update - March

Find out what your part-time officers got up to in the month of March

 
Does my student mind matter?
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CU Scarborough Campus Officer Michael Kendall shines a light on student mental health.

 
Register to Vote: York & North Yorkshire Mayoral Election
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The election for the first York and North Yorkshire Mayor will take place on Thursday 2 May 2024. In order to vote in the election, you must have registered to vote by Tuesday 16 April!

 
Temporary Closure of Campus
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The CU Scarborough campus will be closed on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 March.

 
Student Oyster Card from TfL
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Get 30% off travel across London as a full-time student.

 
Meet Your New Campus Officer, Michael!
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Hello all, I’m Michael, a BSc Applied Psychology Student and your new Campus Officer!

 
200 Free Things to do in London
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You won’t even have to spend a penny with this roundup of free things to do in London.

 
Goodbye from Emmanuella!
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Hi everyone, it’s Emma and this is going to be my last Campus Officer update as I have now officially finished my studies and my time as Officer!

 
Part-Time Officers Update - February

Find out what your part-time officers got up to in the months of December and January

 
LGBT+ History Month: Yorkshire's Queer History
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Yorkshire, a region known for its picturesque landscapes and historical significance, also boasts a rich tapestry of queer history that often remains hidden beneath the surface. In honour of LGBT+ History Month, I wanted to delve into the diverse stories and milestones that have shaped the LGBTQ+ community in Yorkshire over the years.

 
Access libraries across the UK with SCONUL
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SCONUL Access is a scheme which allows many university library users to study spaces or books and journals at other libraries which belong to the scheme. Some library users may be able to borrow print books from other libraries too.

 
Student Parents/Carers, Have Your Say!
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Your Students' Union in Scarborough is running a survey about the experience of students who are parents or carers, with the aim of finding ways we can help improve the student experience. Fill out the survey today!

 
Ten More Top Tips for International Students from Emmanuella
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Last week, Campus Officer Emmanuella shared ten top tips for international students coming to study at CU Scarborough. Today she's got ten more!

 
Society Spotlight: Gender Equality Society
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Find out more about our brilliant Gender Equality Society, why they decided to run the society and which women have inspired them!

 
Ten Top Tips for International Students from Emmanuella
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Leaving home can be quite difficult let alone leaving to a new country! Here are ten top tips to help international students both new and old to assimilate to student life In Scarborough, from your Campus Officer Emmanuella.

 
Community Updates: March
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Find out what your community team have been working on this month!

 
Your SU Holiday Availability - Scarborough
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Find out when and how to access Your SU during the winter break.

 
Free hot water for students after 4pm
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Following student campaigning, hot water will now be provided to students throughout campus opening hours free of charge.

 
Part-Time Officers Update - (December/January)

Find out what your part-time officers got up to in the months of December and January

 
Nursing Students: Have Your Say!
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Calling all CU Scarborough Nursing students! You’re invited to attend the upcoming Your Course Conversation meeting. Here you can share your feedback with University staff and Students’ Union Reps, work resolve anything that’s not working for you about your course, and encourage more of what is!

 
Campus Officer Update - Block 1
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Find out what your CU Scarborough Campus Officer has been up to during Block 1 this year!

 
Got an Idea? Visit an Ideas Drop-In!
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Got an idea for something you'd like to see, do, or change at CU Scarborough? Share it with us at our new Ideas Drop-In sessions and we'll try to make it happen!

 
Represent CU Scarborough: By-Elections are Here!
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Would you like to represent CU Scarborough - potentially on a national stage - and earn a wage while you do it? This autumn Your SU is running a set of by-elections and there are some really exciting roles up for grabs for CU Scarborough students. Read on to find out more!

 
Campus Officer Update - Block 2
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Find out what your CU Scarborough Campus Officer has been up to during Block 2!

 
Community Updates: February
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Find out what your community team have been working on this month!

 
2024 Leadership Elections: The Results!

Find out who your student leaders are for the 2024/25 academic year!

 
Sunflower Lanyards Now Available from Your SU
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Sunflower lanyards are a tool allowing individuals to voluntarily share that they have a hidden disability, and therefore might need extra help. Your SU has a limited number of lanyards available for free for students with hidden disabilities.

 
Part-Time Officers Update - November

Find out what your part-time officers have been up to in the month of November

 
Course Reps: Join the Team!
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Joining the Course Rep team is one of the easiest ways to meet other people, gain new skills, and make a difference on campus. Read on to find out what it's all about and how to join the team! Already know you're interested? Scroll to the bottom of the article to sign up!

 
Saving money on rail travel as a student
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Update from your Welfare Officer: Akhil Sha

 
Let's Talk Money
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Share your views with North Yorkshire Council to help shape the council’s budget!

 
Your Vision for Scarborough: Have Your Say
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The Scarborough Town Centre team are developing the future strategy for Scarborough. They want to work with residents in Scarborough to develop an ambitious and visionary action plan for the town centre - and they want your views on what that looks like!

 
Rep of the Month Winners - September

Check out which reps have been recognised for their work in the month of September

 
Meet Your New Campus Officer, Emmanuella!
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Your Campus Officer for 2023-2024 is Emmanuella Akatah. Here she introduces herself and her role, and what she'll be working on this year to help improve your university experience!

 
Scarborough Lights 2023
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Scarborough Lights will see the whole town sparkle and shine from 15 November through to 23 December, with many free light displays to enjoy!

 
5 Budget Friendly Student Meals
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Fueling Success: The Perks of Quick, Healthy, and Budget-Friendly Recipes for University Students

 
Goodbye from Your Campus Officer, Michael!
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Outgoing CU Scarborough Campus Officer Michael shares his highlights, challenges, and feelings as he ends his time in office.

 
West Pier Regeneration: Have Your Say
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North Yorkshire Council is asking for your thoughts and opinions on the plans to regenerate Scarborough's West Pier!

 
North Yorkshire Council
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In April 2023, the eight borough and district councils in North Yorkshire were replaced with one singular council, now called North Yorkshire Council.

 
Campus Officer Update - Blocks 3 & 4
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Find out what your CU Scarborough Campus Officer has been up to during Blocks 3 & 4 this year!

 
Rep Awards - CU Scarborough
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We celebrated our amazing team of Course Reps at CU Scarborough with a chilled celebration and awards evening.

 
I Love My Staff - CU Scarborough
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Our annual I Love My Staff Awards provide an opportunity for students to recognise university staff members who have made an outstanding contribution to the student experience.

 
CU Scarborough Hoodies Now Available from Your SU!

After Course Reps came to us reporting that students would like to be able to purchase a CU Scarborough hoody, we got to work to see what could be possible. We’re thrilled to announce that a very small number of CU Scarborough hoodies are now available to purchase from Your Students’ Union!

 
Free Period Products Now Available on Campus!
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Following student feedback and as part of our work supporting members through the ongoing cost of living increases, Your Students’ Union is working with the University to trial offering free period products on campus.

 
Your SU Vue - Episode 2 Now Live
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Watch the second instalment of Your SU Vue, the Student Media Team's block-by-block showcase!

 
You Said, We Did: Taking Action on Cost of Living
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This block we want to show you how your feedback is making a difference. You told us you wanted us to take action around cost of living increases - here's what we're doing about that.

 
The Importance of Reaching Out - World Mental Health Day
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Being a student isn't easy, but there's always help out there. On World Mental Health Day, CU Scarborough Campus Officer writes about the importance of reaching out whenever you need support.

 
Tell Us What You Think: Welfare and Disability Support at CU Scarborough
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We're running a short survey about the welfare and disabilities services at CU Scarborough. This is your chance to help shape and improve the support available to you!

 
Your SU Vue - Episode 1 Now Live
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Watch the first release by the Your SU Media Team in Scarborough here!

 
Black History Month at CU Scarborough
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From film nights and music to virtual webinars, see how we're marking Black History Month 2022 at CU Scarborough.

 
 

NUS Referendum (2024) Result

Mon 24 Jun 2024 Your SU
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A statement from Your Officers

Wed 19 Jun 2024 Your SU

Rep of the Month Winners - May

Tue 11 Jun 2024 Your SU

Tuition Fee Exclusion

Mon 10 Jun 2024 Your Advice Service

Results Release

Wed 05 Jun 2024 Your Advice Service

Part-Time Officers Update - May 2024

Mon 03 Jun 2024 Your SU

Your Course Conversation

Wed 29 May 2024 Your Education

Recommend a Rep Competition

Mon 13 May 2024 Your Education

Rep of the Month Winners – March and April

Wed 08 May 2024 Your Education

Part-Time Officers Update - April

Tue 07 May 2024 Your SU
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Community Updates: April

Tue 09 Apr 2024 Your SU
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Students' Union Assistant

Mon 08 Apr 2024 Jobs

Part-Time Officers Update - March

Thu 04 Apr 2024 Your SU

23/24 BUCS Recap

Thu 21 Mar 2024 Sports: Coventry

Budget friendly aphrodisiac foods

Fri 15 Mar 2024 Your SU

Part-Time Officers Update - February

Tue 12 Mar 2024 Your SU
 
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