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26th July 2014

10 questions with: VP Democracy and Creative Industries, Megan Downing

/ 25 July 2014

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1. Do you ever feel like a plastic bag? … blowing in the wind, wanting to start again? I can’t say I do actually. Plastic bags have no direction or drive in life; they’re just useful for dumping all of your stuff in. I wouldn’t consider myself in any way, shape or form, like a […]

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Calling all Scriptwriters!

/ 24 July 2014

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Reckon you could write a screenplay? Better with words than Shakespeare himself? Well, SUSUtv is running a competition that could see your brilliant story idea realised on-screen. The competition calls for a script for four episodes that should last at least five minutes each but should not be longer than ten minutes each. To go […]

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10 questions with: Union President, David Mendoza-Wolfson      

/ 24 July 2014

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They’ve had three weeks to settle into their new roles within SUSU, so we thought it was about time that we got to know the sabbaticals who will be leading the Union for the next year. Over the next few weeks we will be talking to each sabbatical to find out a little bit more […]

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Discounted Freshers’ Fayre stands available to student enterprises

/ 23 July 2014

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SUSU have opened an application process for student businesses to apply for a stand at the 2014 Freshers’ Fayre.   The Freshers’ Fayre gives you the opportunity to introduce your business to other students and can act as invaluable promotion. The annual fayre is one of the largest daytime events of freshers’ week, attracting thousands […]

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Cat Comp Closing Soon!  

/ 23 July 2014

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Surely by now you’ve heard of our cat-tastic SUSU the cat competition. With a lot of you away over summer, we knew we’d inevitably miss you. Turns out, a great way to keep up with all the fun things you’re up to is to see some snaps – and what holiday pic isn’t greatly improved […]

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SUFST Takes on ‘Formula Student’   

/ 22 July 2014

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Formula Student is described by event organisers as “Europe’s most established educational motorsport competition, run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Backed by industry and high profile engineers such as our Patron Ross Brawn OBE, the competition aims to inspire and develop enterprising and innovative young engineers.” The competition involves building and testing a race […]

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Toilets and changing rooms closed for refurbishments

/ 21 July 2014

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You may have noticed there is lots of building work going on around campus. As part of this we are giving the toilets and changing rooms on level 1 of 42 a bit of a face lift. During this time alternate toilet facilities will be available in the Jubilee Sport Centre. Normal service will be […]

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Graduation 2014 Arrives

/ 21 July 2014

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As you will know, last week marked the beginning of graduation ceremonies on campus. Droves of students have been turning up in their finest dress, both excited and nervous. The words on most graduands’ lips spoke excitement for this official-feeling step into the real world, and mostly nervous about this ‘strange’ handshake they had never […]

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Pre-sessional student events 21-27 July 2014  

/ 21 July 2014

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If you’re a new pre-sessional student who has recently arrived in Southampton, welcome! We’re sure that you’re going to have a great time at the University of Southampton, but we’re here to make it even better. This week there are more scheduled activities being held by SUSU:   Friday 25 July: Karaoke in The Bridge (£5) […]

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‘Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds’: An Ocean of Online Learning

/ 20 July 2014

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For students who just can’t get enough, the University of Southampton offers what are commonly referred to as MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses, free and available to anyone in the world. Current MOOCs offered are ‘Web Science’, ‘Exploring our Oceans’ and ‘Exploring Portus’ and so far, have been very successful.   This week the university […]

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