11
Dec

Students create Christmas cards for Contact the Elderly

20 handmade Christmas cards created by students are to be sent out to Contact the Elderly, a national charity dedicated to tackling loneliness  amongst older people living in the UK. Contact the elderly estimate that 3.6 million older people in the UK live alone, with 2 million of these aged 75 or older. 1.9 million […]

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10
Dec

Students’ Union Donates T-Shirts to Farm4Life

The Students’ Union recently donated old Freshers’ t-shirts to the charity Farm4Life, who have distributed them across various projects in Liberia. These projects include a school for the blind, the Liberian Disability Centre, the Bob Bates Academy Liberia and the Farm4Life office in Liberia. Farm4life is an international charity committed to empowering individuals, and organisations, […]

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08
Dec

International Forum

We are pleased to announce our first International Forum, a casual discussion event held every month free for all to attend. Its aim is to brainstorm ideas to see what future changes you would like to see regarding all things international.  The first International Forum will take place at 11am on the 11th  December 2018 in […]

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07
Dec

The Christmas Ball is tomorrow!

The most glamorous and festive event of the year, The Christmas Ball, is tomorrow night! Dress to impress and party the night away at Christmases past, present and future! We’ve tons of amazing entertainment lined up for you, including: Meet Scrooge Ice Rink Adrian Murphy DJ set in The Cube Magicians Christmas carollers Silent Disco […]

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05
Dec

Women in Sport Week: Amy’s Story

This week is Women in Sport Week, an annual week with free sports taster sessions, guest speakers and sport challenges to break down barriers, challenge gender stereotypes and celebrate our amazing women in sport. This is Amy’s story.  Zumba President Amy, is all about female empowerment, ““I’m always encouraging girls to whoop and scream and I’m […]

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04
Dec

Over £300 raised in MindSoc and Hillwalking Club’s Santa Hillwalk

Mind Society’s annual walk with the Hill Walking Club has so far raised an incredible £308 for charity. The annual walk sees Mind Society and the Hillwalking Club come together with volunteers to walk all the way to Winchester from Southampton dressed in their best Christmas attire. This year proceeds from the walk will be […]

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03
Dec

Women in Sport Week: Laura’s Story

This week is Women in Sport Week, an annual week with free sports taster sessions, guest speakers and sport challenges to break down barriers, challenge gender stereotypes and celebrate our amazing women in sport. This is Laura’s story.  Laura’s first taste of martial arts was in her local karate hall in rural Essex where there was […]

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03
Dec

Try free sports this Women In Sport Week!

This week it’s Women in Sport week here at the Students’ Union. Celebrating by joining in with free taster sessions, guest speakers and sports challenges. Together we will challenge gender stereotypes around sports, break down barriers and show that #SotonGirlsCan! All events for Women in Sport Week are completely free and open for everyone to attend! […]

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02
Dec

SCA and SUSU launch Sexual Assault Survey

*Content Warning: Mention of sexual assault and rape* The Sexual Consent Awareness (SCA) society alongside SUSU, have recently launched a university wide survey to better understand sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape at the University. The anonymous questionnaire looks to explore the need for “more adequate policies against sexual assault for students, more accessible support systems […]

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01
Dec

Receive £500 from The Union Enterprise Fund

Do you have an original idea, event, or project that just needs some from funding? 💰 The Students’ Union has created a funding opportunity for entrepreneurial and innovative students to help you on your way to making your dream a reality. The Union Enterprise Fund means you could receive up to £500. Previous winner Paul Musa […]

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