News

The latest news and updates about what's going at SUSU, successes from our clubs and societies and general information

Get To Know The LGBTQ+ Flags

As part of LGBTQ+ History Month, we at SUSU would like to celebrate and help educate both members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies by learning the meanings and history behind the different Pride flags. . The Gilbert Baker Pride Flag This was the flag that started it all! Created in 1977 by Gilbert […]

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  • 02/02/2023

History That Matters – LGBTQ+ History Month

In the UK, there is a long history of legislation that protects the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals and seeks to promote equality. . Here are some key pieces of legislation that relate to LGBTQ+ issues in the UK: Laws regarding LGBT rights vary widely around the world. While some countries have made significant progress in […]

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  • 01/02/2023

Winter Break Opening Hours

Take a look at our Winter Break opening hours for 2022: The Stag’s The Bridge The Shop The Plant Pot The Locker

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  • 20/12/2022

NSS Results: thank you!

Thank you for your feedback about SUSU in the NSS survey! This year over 60% of students say that we represent your academic interests and needs, and we hope to build on this even more for next year. We have seen the biggest rise in rankings of the year (from 48.9% to 60.4%) and we […]

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  • 08/12/2022

WSA Shuttlebus Timetable

If you’re travelling to and from WSA, the WSA shuttlebus is a great free service for University of Southampton and Winchester School of Art students! The service is now running again for the 2022-23 academic year. When using the bus, you will need to show the driver your Student ID card.  The Service runs Monday […]

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  • 13/10/2022

Social Mobility Awareness Day and the Social Mobility Network

Thursday 16 June marks Social Mobility Awareness Day, which is a chance to promote conversations and celebrate commitments to positive change. Here at SUSU we’ve created the Social Mobility Network. This was set up at the end of 2021 by myself – Savanna Cutts, VP Welfare and Community – and Gino Graziano, UoS Director of Widening […]

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  • 13/06/2022

AU Ball 2022: Your Winners!

Congratulations to all our winners in the 2022 Athletic Union Ball! We hope everyone had an amazing night celebrating the sporting achievements of Team Southampton this year. Our award winners are: First Year Sportsperson: Eloise Toms (Ladies Lacrosse) The Union Engagement Award: Neve Smith (Korfball Club) The James Atherton Sport & Wellbeing Award: Southampton University […]

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  • 13/05/2022

Union President: Statement on the recent events in Ukraine

At SUSU, we cherish the value of standing strong for all of our students. On behalf of the entire team at SUSU, I am horrified to watch the unfolding of an unprovoked attack by Vladimir Putin on the people of Ukraine. We all watch in awe of the brave Ukrainian and Russian civilians speaking out […]

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  • 25/02/2022

Darcy Coomber’s trophy takes its place in the Students’ Union

Darcy Coomber was the former President of Monte Netball club and student at the university, studying Politics and International Relations. Unfortunately, during her final year at Southampton, she passed away peacefully on 27th January 2021.   A year on from her passing, a trophy donated by Darcy’s dad, Chris Coomber, was unveiled in the Students’ Union […]

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  • 14/02/2022

LGBTQ+ Exclusive Flats in Halls of Residence

Recently at SUSU, we’ve had confirmation that the University of Southampton accepted our proposal on LGBTQ+ flats and therefore they will be implementing LGBTQ+ exclusive flats in their halls of residences in the 2022/2023 academic year. This has been a big win as it was an idea brought forward by our student LGBTQ+ Officer, Jamie […]

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  • 27/01/2022