13
Nov

SUSU Awarded Silver Investors in People Accreditation

Earlier this year, Investors in People (IiP) visited us to asses people management here at the Students’ Union. We are delighted to announce we have been awarded a Silver Accreditation for our IiP Assessment! Investors in People are an independent, not-for-profit company that helps thousands of organisations to lead, support and manage people well for […]

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12
Nov

Gain a Food and Hygiene Safety Certificate through SUSU

From bake sales, to smoothie giveaways and event catering – you’ll need a Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene certificate to make these events happen! The training will give you knowledge of how to make sure all food is safe, prepared correctly and stored correctly. This certificate can be achieved for FREE via the Union’s […]

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07
Nov

Welfare Wednesday Podcast No.4: Stress Awareness Day

Today is National Stress Awareness Day – an opportunity to take a moment to think about your wellbeing and find advice or support on managing stress. We’re getting the conversation started with this week’s Welfare Wednesday Podcast 👇🎧 This week we’re joined by Kiana, President of the Mind Society to talk all things stress at Uni. An […]

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05
Nov

Halls Elections: Nominations Now Open!

Want to build the community at your Halls? Maybe you want to host amazing events to bring everyone at your Halls together, or be a point of contact for issues and ideas from your flat mates and neighbours? Nominate yourself to be on your Halls Committee! Nominations are open from Monday 05 November at 09:00 […]

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05
Nov

Autumn By-elections: Nominations Now Open!

As well as our Halls Elections, we are also running by-elections for a select number of roles at the Union. If you want to make a difference on your course, at your faculty, or to represent a wider community of students, put your name forward! Nominations are open from Monday 05 November at 09:00 – […]

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01
Nov

STRIVE Volunteer e-Badge Scheme

The STRIVE scheme: Student Recognition in Volunteering e-Badges We are very excited to have recently launched our STRIVE scheme recognising all the wonderful volunteering work that you are doing and will do over the course of your studies at the University of Southampton! Our mission within this scheme is to make sure that your volunteering […]

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25
Oct

Welfare Wednesday Podcast No.3: Don’t Rush to Rent

Boo! It’s almost Halloween! Which means it’s almost that time of year where the student housing nightmare begins. Every year the rumours about all the good houses being gone begin to circulate, the rush of panicked house viewings start and deposits are begrudgingly handed over. But what if we told you it didn’t have to […]

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24
Oct

How can the Union improve our campuses?

Our VP Student Communities, Emily Harrison, launched our Sites Survey this week to hear your feedback on how we can improve student life at Avenue and Boldrewood campuses, the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton General Hospital and the Winchester School of Art. If you spend time studying at any of these campuses, whether it’s a full […]

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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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