19
Oct

Let’s Talk About Brexit

Hi everyone, it’s Evie, your VP DCI. On 23 June 2016, Britain held a referendum to ask whether it should leave the European Union, with Leave winning by 51.9% to 48.1%. Since then, more than 1.4 million young people are now eligible to vote. When the referendum was held, the Union backed remain, citing a […]

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18
Oct

Students create over 100 crafts for Post Pals charity

Over 90 string butterflies and 38 cards created by students during Freshers’ week will now be sent as gifts to seriously ill children in the UK through the charity Post Pals. During Freshers’ 2018 the Union held Creative Chill Outs at Highfield, Avenue, WSA and NOC campuses. If you wanted a break from the rush […]

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15
Oct

Christmas Lights Switch On Date Announced!

This year’s Christmas Lights Switch On will take place on Tuesday 20 November at Highfield Campus! Don’t miss this event to get into the festive spirit, with drinks, food, and our very own Southampton University Brass Band filling the air with all your favourite seasonal songs. The market stalls will also be returning, and bookings […]

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11
Oct

Voting for Autumn Elections now open!

Voting for our Autumn Elections is now open. This is your chance to have your say on who will represent you and make your voice heard at University, at your Halls, and in all aspects of student life at Southampton. Vote for who will be your Course Reps, Faculty Officers, Halls Committee and Zones members. […]

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11
Oct

International Day of the Girl: Feminist Society

 Today is International Day of the Girl, an observance day declared by the United Nations, which aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.  In recent years there seems to be an overload of national awareness days and we’re definitely guilty […]

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10
Oct

Welfare Wednesday Podcast No.1: World Mental Health Day

10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual day recognised by The World Health Organisation to provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done. This year’s theme, chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘young people and mental […]

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09
Oct

World Mental Health Day: Mind Society

10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual day recognised by The World Health Organisation to provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done. This year’s theme, chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘young people and mental […]

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09
Oct

News: Surge Radio features on BBC Radio Solent ‘Teenage Takeover’ Launch

The University of Southampton Students’ Union student-run radio station, Surge Radio, interviewed BBC Radio 1 DJ, Chris Stark, as part of a new launch on BBC Radio Solent last night. The interview with Chris Stark aired live on Surge on Sunday 23 September and was played on BBC Radio Solent as a part of the […]

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09
Oct

World Mental Health Day: what’s going on?

10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual day recognised by The World Health Organisation to provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done. This year’s theme, chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘young people and mental […]

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08
Oct

World Mental Health Day: Student Minds

10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual day recognised by The World Health Organisation to provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done. This year’s theme, chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘young people and mental health […]

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