RUSU Says Relax

RUSU Says Relax

RUSU says Relax is our annual campaign to encourage students to take a break from revision during the busy exams period and focus on their mental wellbeing.

You can check out what events we're running throughout the exams period as well as downloading the RUSU Says Relax booklet at the bottom of the page.

What's On:

Event Location Time
Encourage-mints
Start the week with a little bit of inspiration with our free encourage-mints we’ll be giving out around campus.
Around campus Every Monday morning during term
Chocolate Day
Did you know that dark chocolate helps to fight stress? Come find out for yourself as we give away free chocolate around campus.
Around campus Wednesday 18th April, from 1pm
Origami session
Take a break from revision at get creative with some origami. Supplies and guides provided.
RUSU Boardroom Thursday 19th April, 12pm-3pm
Chill & Grill BBQ
Relax with a burger and a drink with our special RUSU Says Relax deal.
Mojo’s Bar/Patio Thursday 3rd May, Friday 1st June, 2pm-5pm
Comedy Night
Comedy Central Live bring you some of the funniest acts around every fortnight throughout term. Tickets available here.
Mojo’s Bar Tuesday 24th April, Tuesday 8th May, Tuesday 22nd May, from 7pm
Donut Worry Day
Get a sweet treat and let your worries fade away.
Outside RUSU reception Wednesday 25th April, 12pm-2pm
Jazz & Cocktails
An evening of smooth jazz and great cocktails, what could be more relaxing? Tickets available here.
Mojo’s Bar Friday 27th April, 7pm
Film Night – Pulp Fiction
A free screening of the Tarantino classic right here in your Union.
Monterey Lounge Tuesday 1st May, 7:30pm
Film Night – The Phantom Thread
Hosted by Reading Film Theatre, find out more at the Reading Film Theatre website.
Palmer Building Tuesday 1st May, 8pm-10pm
Mobile Farm
Everyone’s favourite event is back! What better break than cuddling some very cute animals. Ponies, lambs, ducks, rabbits, a tortoise and many more…
Palmer Quad Wednesday 2nd May, 10am-3pm
Meditation session
Come join Will Williams Meditation for a free workshop to help learn skills and techniques on meditation
RUSU Boardroom Friday 4th May, 1pm-2pm
Cheese & Wine Night
Tickets available here.
Monterey Lounge Saturday 5th May, 7pm-9pm
Procrasti-knitting
Get hands on with our free knitting session. Materials and help provided, so whether you’re a pro or never picked up the needles before this event is for you.
RUSU Boardroom Wednesday 9th May, 12pm-3pm
Rangoli Rice session
A different way to get creative, rangoli is an Indian art form which involves making beautiful patterns out of coloured rice. Come along and get involved.
RUSU Boardroom Thursday 10th May, 12pm-3pm
Mexican Night
Enjoy an evening of great food and let us transport you to Mexico for the night.
Mojo’s Bar and Kitchen Tuesday 15th May, 7pm-9:30pm
Film Night – 120 BPM (Beats Per Minute)
Hosted by Reading Film Theatre, find out more at the Reading Film Theatre website.
Palmer Building Tuesday 15th May, 8pm-10pm
Reptile Zoo
Back by popular demand! Whether you love animals of the less furry kind, or they give you the creeps… This is another great excuse for a well-deserved and different kind of break. Check back here to book your place nearer the time.
Monterey Lounge Wednesday 16th May, 1pm-4pm
Piggy Day
That’s right, we’re giving you the chance to get cuddly with some adorable micro pigs! The perfect chance to relax with extra cuteness added.
Palmer Quad Thursday 17th May, 12pm-3pm
Open Mic Night
Whether you play and instrument, sing like Adele or want to practice your stand-up skills then this event is the one for you.
Mojo’s Bar Friday 25th May, 7pm
Bubbles & Pudding
At the end of a long week revising, all you need is a little treat. Pop open a bottle and celebrate the end of a productive week with the many puddings on offer.
Mojo’s Bar and Kitchen Tuesday 29th May, 7pm-9:30pm
Film Night – Western
Hosted by Reading Film Theatre, find out more at the Reading Film Theatre website.
Palmer Building Tuesday 29th May, 7:45pm-10pm
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