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Positive change for international students!

» 31 January 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Positive change for international students!

If you’re an international student, or if you’re interested in positive change for all students in the University you can come along to the International Forum Event. Held on Wednesday the 18th of February, from 6pm in the Bridge, the event aims to host an open and honest discussion between international students about the issues they face at University.

The discussion will be guided by the questions of the attendees, but they aim to cover topics such as Safety and Security, Support and Accessibility.

The key speakers will be: Professor Mark Spearing (International Pro Vice-Chancellor), Anjit Aulakh (VP Communities), Vicki … Read the rest

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Grad Ball Priority Sign Up

» 30 January 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Grad Ball Priority Sign Up

Bigger and better than O2 Priority, this weekend is the Priority Sign Up weekend for this years SUSU Grad Ball (#SUSUGradBall). For the 30th, 31st and 1st of Jan/Feb, you can sign up for priority access to all the information, news and buzz surrounding the Grad Ball, as well as £5 off the price of your ticket*.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll even be able to buy your ticket 3 days before they open up to everyone AND be in with the chance of winning some amazing prizes, including:

  1. Complete VIP experience
    • One free ticket for the winner
    • VIP
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 BEES need your help!

» 29 January 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on  BEES need your help!

Fancy going behind the scenes of local businesses? Or gaining skills and work experience to add to your CV? Well you can do both by becoming BEES!

 

The Business Ethics and Environmental Students (BEES) team are about to head down to Portswood amongst other places, in order to audit local businesses on their sustainability practices, and we need your help to do so!

 

Our student volunteers provide free sustainability auditing services to local organisations, then suggest improvements on their ethical and environmental practices and help with implementing the best solutions for the company. This may sound like jargon … Read the rest

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#Mysusu: success in the communities

» 29 January 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on #Mysusu: success in the communities

There are always so many exciting thing going on within SUSU, but sometimes you don’t hear about everything going on. So as part of the #Mysusu iniative we’re putting a spotlight on successes in the communities.

In March the Student Forums launched, which are online discussion boards that were created to foster communication between students at satellite campuses. Additionally, over at Erasmus Park their common room was rennovated with new furniture and layout for the social space, and research into renovations for other common rooms took place!

In June the Post Graduate Research Association was set up. The association aims … Read the rest

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Life is a Cabaret!

» 29 January 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Life is a Cabaret!

In one of the most exciting and unique events to come to SUSU in a very long time, this Saturday will see a five-act line up of Burlesque and Cabaret performers in The Bridge, for one night and one night only. The event features singing, comedy burlesque, and even a psychic comedian. It’s no surprise tickets to this night have been selling fast, and it’s time to see a bit more of what’s in store.

Elsie Diamond (website here) will be the host of the evening. An international songbird, Elsie also performs as a World War II singer … Read the rest

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Elections Spotlight: Student Life Zone

» 28 January 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Elections Spotlight: Student Life Zone

Nominations for the annual SUSU elections have been open for over two weeks now, but with almost two weeks until they close you’ve still got plenty of time to nominate yourself. Whether you fancy running to be the president or are passionate about education, there will be a role for you!

As well as the sabbatical positions there are 31 part-time positions up for grabs, which you can hold whilst you’re still studying. Within the Student Life Zone there are three roles you could run for, including the brand new position of Housing Officer.

The three part-time positions in the … Read the rest

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Refreshers…it’s here!

» 27 January 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Refreshers…it’s here!

Refreshers has just begun, and we have heaps of exciting events you could go to. Whether you want to get your carnivore on at the steak club, love a bit of cabaret or need to find your house for next year, we’ve got something for you!

Monday 26th
Professor Green took the West Ref by storm last night along with support from Mikill Pane & Prose.

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Tuesday 27th
Join in the fun with Cultural Kitchen as the Bridge and Cafe will be putting on some inspiring dishes from around the world! … Read the rest

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SUSU does LGBT History Month

» 26 January 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on SUSU does LGBT History Month

For the last two months SUSU’s Equality and Diversity Committee have been working hard in collaboration with The Edge and Wessex Scene magazines to create a month full of exciting activities and events to celebrate LGBT History Month. In addition to these events, we are releasing a special edition magazine for the month, celebrating the unique stories and contributions
of LGBT people in the community. We would like to emphasise that everyone is welcome to attend the events, not just members of the LGBT community.

We will be launching all of the celebrations at our LGBT History Month Launch Party, … Read the rest

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Sustainability Action

» 24 January 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Sustainability Action

On February 4th there is a chance for students keen to be involved in creation of a Sustainability Action Plan to shape their University experience, offer thoughts, ideas and feedback, and have a free lunch while doing it.

The event is for anyone interested in social issues, curious about how university life impacts on the environment, concerned about the economy or passionate about education and volunteering. Sustainability encompasses social, environmental and economic factors, and even if you don’t think it is relevant to your degree there is still plenty to be gained. The event will give students a unique opportunity … Read the rest

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#SUSUGradBall VIPs: Step This Way!

» 23 January 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on #SUSUGradBall VIPs: Step This Way!

All week we’ve been leading up to the first of our big #SUSUGradBall announcements, and you’ve waited patiently. The wait is over… here’s the first round of news!

The SUSU Graduation Ball 2015 will be held at Oceana this summer on the 8th June. We’ll be taking you back through time with the “Music Through The Ages” theme, celebrating music and style from decades gone by. And finally (for now), we are opening Priority Sign-Up for the second year running!

You can sign up for #SUSUGradBall Priority from Friday 30th January to Sunday 1st February, for THREE … Read the rest

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