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Voting in Elections 2013 now open!

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Voting is now open in the 2013 Elections – which means that YOU have the chance to help decide how SUSU is run for the next year.

For the first time ever we’re electing the next team of Sabbatical Officers, Student Leaders, Trustees and Union Councillors at the same time – and you can vote for positions in the areas of SUSU that you care about. To help you do this, we’ve launched a new eChoice app which helps you to find candidates who have similar views to you – try it out on the website now.

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What’s on this week?

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It’s the start of another busy week at SUSU – here’s just a few events that we’ve got on this week.

——– Monday 25th February ——–

Live Music Mondays – from 7pm in The Bridge.
FREE entry and great live music presented by LiveSoc. Food served from The Bridge menu until 8.30pm.

——– Tuesday 26th February ——–

Special Offer – Outside The Shop on Tuesday get your copy of The Daily Telegraph and a big bar Cadbury’s Dairy Milk for just 50p.

Comedy Central – in The Bridge with doors from 7pm.
A night of great live stand-up headlined by

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Student to perform at Tuesday’s Comedy Central

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We’re very excited to have added a University of Southampton student and member of ComedySoc to our line-up for this coming Tuesday’s Comedy Central in The Bridge.

Comedy Central is a fortnightly live stand-up event organised in collaboration with the TV channel of the same name, where some of the biggest names on the UK comedy circuit perform.

Xanthippe Waldron, who is a student and an active member of ComedySoc as joined an already exciting line-up that includes US comic Dave Fulton, Romesh Ranganathan and compere for the evening Diane Spencer.

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Presidential Debate

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This week SUSUtv have been filming candidate debates for all of the Sabbatical Officer positions, which will culminate on Friday 22 February with the LIVE Presidential Debate at 6pm in The Bridge.

The event will see the seven Presidential candidates debating and discussing their manifestos and taking your questions. Come along to watch the debate live, get answers to your questions – a great way to inform your decision and make your choice.

All full members of SUSU are welcome to attend and get involved.

The debate will also be streamed live on SUSUtv.

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Graduation Ball tickets on sale!

» 20 February 2013 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Graduation Ball tickets on sale!

After last week’s big announcement about the date and venue for Graduation Ball 2013, we’re very pleased to say that tickets are NOW ON SALE.

Graduating students can buy their tickets from www.susu.org/boxoffice or in person from The Box Office at Reception (Building 42). Plus, you can buy up to four tickets so that you can bring guests along to celebrate with you.

We’re also happy to reveal that for the third year running we have frozen the Graduation Ball ticket price at £49, and there will be no transaction charges or booking fees applied.

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What’s On This Week?

» 18 February 2013 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on What’s On This Week?

There are loads of ways to let your hair down after a long day of studying – here’s just a few events that we’ve got on this week.

——– Monday 18th February ——–

Live Music Mondays with Live Soc – From 7pm in The Bridge with FREE entry.
Enjoy great live music with a drink, plus food from the delicious Bridge menu is available until 8:30pm.

UV Rave – at The Union in Winchester from 10pm until 1.30am.
Grab your tight and bright, get your glow sticks ready and don the UV paint, it’s time to rave! Tickets £2 … Read the rest

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Here are your candidates!

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With nominations now closed and the candidates for Sabbatical Officers, Student Leaders, Trustees and Union Councillors all revealed in a special live broadcast from SUSUtv, we are very pleased to introduce you to your candidates!

Check out this video from SUSUtv for this year’s Sabbatical candidates,  and you can see the full candidate list for all positions online via our Elections pages.

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Don’t forget to vote for who’s going to be taking over your students’ union and representing you when voting opens at midnight on Wednesday 27th February.… Read the rest

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Graduation Ball 2013 Announced!

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We’re very excited to reveal the first details of your Graduation Ball 2013 – the ultimate end to your university career and the biggest night of the year!

This year it’s being held on Monday 10th June and after the incredible success of last year, where we delivered one of the best Graduation Balls we’ve ever seen, Oceana in Southampton will once again be providing the venue. Don’t forget to save the date!

Tickets will be on sale to graduates next week, on Wednesday 20th February at 8am and will be available from www.susu.org/boxoffice or in person from The Box … Read the rest

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Nominations OPEN for Elections 2013

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** Please note that nominations are now CLOSED **

Nominations for Elections 2013 are now OPEN – visit www.susu.org/elections to find out more and nominate yourself.

So, why should you run? Here are just a few reasons…

✔ Make a difference to students’ lives
✔ Looks great on your CV
✔ Work with a team of over 100 staff
✔ Amazing career development
✔ Represent your peers
✔ It’s amazing fun!

You could be at the head of SUSU as a full time paid Sabbatical Officer, make important financial and strategic decisions as a Trustee, lead a student group or … Read the rest

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Southampton Student Nominated for National Award

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We are very pleased to congratulate Natasha Unwin, a University of Southampton student and co-ordinator of the Southampton Hub society, on being one of five students nationally to be shortlisted for the Student Volunteering Award.

Tasha was nominated by Student Hubs, who are the national charity that the local branch society Southampton Hub is a part of, and was put forward for her continuing dedication in supporting other student volunteers in to taking action.

Southampton Hub is a network of students from the University of Southampton, who are engaged in changing society for the better. If … Read the rest

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