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Opportunities to work in India

» 31 March 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Opportunities to work in India

Are you about to graduate and want a way to develop your CV? Want to travel to one of the most exciting countries on the planet? Well we might have an opportunity for you.

Supported by UKIERI and delivered by IndoGenius, the British Council has an amazing, funded, opportunity for 400 young people. If you want to study, work and create in India it could be for you.

International experience in irreplaceable, and these placements give you experiences to be involved in real India and to learn about one of the fastest growing economies in the world. There are three … Read the rest

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Shop on Top joins the social media-verse

» 30 March 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Shop on Top joins the social media-verse

You might have spied the latest addition to the SUSU Shop, The Shop on Top, in the space previously located by Wessex Clothing; but the time has come for them to join us in the Social Media-verse!

The Shop on Top sells cards, gifts and stationary, as well as offering more space to buy clothing, so you can browse the University of Southampton gear more easily.

If you want to know what deals they have on, what they currently have in stock and much more make sure you give their new page a like!

It’s also rumoured to … Read the rest

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Why You Should Take The National Student Survey

» 25 March 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Why You Should Take The National Student Survey

The National Student Survey is in full swing for just one more week – we’ve already given you 12 Reasons Why You Should Probably Do The National Student Surveybut if that’s not enough, we chatted to Sophia D’angelico, your VP Education, about why she thinks it’s worth your time.

Hi, Sophia. Can you explain what the NSS is?
SD: The National Student Survey is a survey, launched in 2005, of all final year undergraduate degree students at institutions in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
What sort of questions does it ask?
SD: All the questions refer to the … Read the rest

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Grad Ball 2015 Waiting List Opens

» 24 March 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Grad Ball 2015 Waiting List Opens

We’ve already had messages from students who missed out on securing themselves a ticket to the Grad Ball 2015, asking if they can still buy some.

We just wanted to say…don’t worry. We understand that a few people may have missed out, due to deadlines, dissertations and elections, so we’ve created a waiting list, with the hope that we can release a few more tickets in the next few weeks. Head to https://www.susugradball.com/waiting to sign up to still be in with a chance of securing your place at the biggest event of the year – you’ll be the first to … Read the rest

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Round Up: SUSU do International Womens’ Week

» 24 March 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Round Up: SUSU do International Womens’ Week

International Womens’ Week has always been widely recognised on our campus – and alongside the huge range of relevant seminars and discussion groups arranged by the University, we also arranged our own events with our Feminist Society.

Inspiring Women Panel

Hosted by our own VP Engagement, Ellie Cawthera, and Learning and Development Director of Lloyd Learning, Karen Lloyd, the panel of Women in Industry was a roaring success. Guest speakers were:

  • Lynne Parker, founder and chief exec of Funny Women, the UK’s leading community that aims to provide a space for and support women working in comedy.
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SUSU Grad Ball tickets closed!

» 23 March 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on SUSU Grad Ball tickets closed!

Tickets have now closed for the biggest annual event in the SUSU calendar, SUSU Grad Ball!

The glitzy celebration will be held at Southampton’s largest nightclub, Oceana, on June 8, where the 2,500 ticket holders will be treated to an eight hour party to beat all parties, featuring a star-studded line-up of performers reflecting the ‘Music Through the Ages’ theme.

Amongst the acts set to grace the stage at the hugely popular event will be 26-year-old star Labrinth, who shot to fame in 2010 with his breakthrough single ‘Let The Sun Shine’ before going on to release further incredible tracks … Read the rest

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An apology from SUSU

» 23 March 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on An apology from SUSU

On Friday we attempted to create a carnival atmosphere on the Redbrick Area for the last day of term. We have been made aware that despite all our best endeavours to compliment our earlier bookings we may have not 100% succeeded in our intent. We did have an open dialogue throughout with both Surge Radio and the Freshman’s Tour Bus but despite this it appears not everything went according to plan and for this we would like to sincerely apologise.

Nothing about the day was about generating commercial income and no financial incentives have been received by SUSU as an … Read the rest

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Easter Holidays have started!

» 20 March 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Easter Holidays have started!

The Easter holidays are here!  Over Easter, SUSU’s facilities will be open at slightly different times due to the vacation period and therefore we will not be open at weekends until the Summer term starts on 20 April.  Other than that the Bar 3 Diner, the Bridge, the Shop and the Shop on Top will be open during the week for all your food, drink and shopping needs.  Plus the Stag’s is open throughout and SUSU Lettings and the Advice Centre will be open as usual, along with SUSU buildings themselves (B42 will close at 20:00 during the vacation).

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Awards Nominations extension!

» 20 March 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Awards Nominations extension!

We know it’s been a busy few weeks with coursework deadlines and upcoming exams so due to popular demand we’ve decided to extend the nomination deadline for our awards!

Nominations for our ETAs, EVAs and CRAs or in other words, the Excellence in Volunteering Awards, the Excellence in Teaching Awards and the Course Rep Awards will now close on Monday 30 March at 12pm.

You can find out more information and nominations on the awards through the links below:
https://www.susu.org/about/union-awards/2014/eva/
https://www.susu.org/about/union-awards/2014/eta/index.html
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BASSHUNTER FOR GRAD BALL

» 19 March 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on BASSHUNTER FOR GRAD BALL

With just three days left to get your ticket for ‪#‎SUSUGradBall we’re pleased to announce that joining our line up of Katy BLabrinth and B*Witched, Basshunter is our fourth confirmed act!

Basshunter AKA Jonas Erik Altberg rose to fame in the early 2000’s hitting the UK with the classic dance anthem “Now You’re Gone”. The song subsequently charted at number one on the UK Singles Chart, and stayed there for 5 weeks! At this time “Basshunter” was, on several occasions, the most sought after term on social communities (MySpace, Facebook etc) on a global scale. His YouTube … Read the rest

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