Congratulations to everyone who opened their results today and found out they have a place at the University of Southampton!
We have a great Freshers’ Week planned for you, which we will be announcing over the course of the next month, and look forward to saying hello in September!
In the meantime, let your Union President be the first to congratulate you:
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Like us on Facebook and join the Official Freshers Group to meet your fellow students and keep up to date on all our announcements as they happen. Follow us on Twitter and don’t forget … Read the rest
In time for the new academic year SUSU is creating a new Peer to Peer project, to provide extra mental health support for University of Southampton students, and is looking for people to help lead it.
The project comes in response to a greater demand for mental health peer support among the student population and findings that peer support is ”more accessible and acceptable to students than professionally staffed services”. There is currently only one counsellor for every 5667 University of Southampton students and SUSU is looking to fix that.
The Peer to Peer project is looking for … Read the rest
The University of Southampton’s student magazine the Wessex Scene has been nominated for this year’s Ones to Watch Student Publication of the Year Award. The Award goes to a publication who have ”constantly hit high standards of journalism” and is chosen by a combination of public votes and a decision by an expert panel.
Editor Sam Everard said: ”It’s a huge honour for all of our writers, our editorial teams for this year, and for myself and Ellie Sellwood, who did such a great job in the role until I took over a few months ago. Voting only takes … Read the rest
Following on from Evan’s announcement that the ‘Old’ sports hall is being renovated and fitted with a brand new floor surface, SUSU can announce the building of a brand new Membership Hub above the Stags’ Head.
The decision passed through Union Council before the end of term to place students at the heart of student activities and provide one place to answer every concern. The Hub combines the Democracy, Student Activities, and Advice Centre offices in one single space with places and resources for all societies to use.
The Hub is going to be a great space … Read the rest
It’s an exciting time in SUSU as we get ready for Freshers’ in September. However, most exciting of all is August 15th when prospective students find out their A-Level results.
With just over a month and a half until Freshers’ Week, here at SUSU and the University of Southampton we are all getting ready with a program of events, activities and induction for our new members.