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Graduation Ball – Party through the Ages

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Each year the dedicated team from Events here at SUSU scour the globe in search of an eclectic mix of acts. Trying to please everyone is a tricky business so whether it’s BBC Radio One DJs, Comedy Central Comedians or some of our home grown talent, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone!

The most important aspect of a Graduation Ball isn’t just about the music, it’s all about your chance to celebrate all that you and your friends have accomplished since arriving in Southampton as fresh-faced Freshers! In 3 short years you have taken on all that has … Read the rest

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EVA shortlist revealed

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We don’t mean to brag, but members of SUSU are amazing volunteers. Alongside their degrees then run JCRS, coach sports teams, raise money for charity and so much more. There’s no way to summarise the incredible work members of SUSU do, but we do have one evening a year where we celebrate the hours of work put in.

The Excellence in Volunteering Awards, or EVAs, will return to The Cube on 8 May. This year there were over 286 nominations sent in, and we’ve now revealed this year’s shortlist. To see if any of your friends have been shortlisted follow … Read the rest

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Summer Elections

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So swept up in the general elections you want to run in one yourself? Got a passion for your subject and want to help improve your department? Want to get more involved in SUSU and gain some experience for your CV? Well we’ve got you covered.

The summer election period is fast approaching and there is a whole range of positions you can run for. As well as Academic President and Course Rep positions, there are also campaign committee members (who fight for Equality and Diversity and make sure Ethical and Environmental issues are at the heart of everything SUSU … Read the rest

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Volunteer opportunity at SUSU

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If you like helping people, you’re a good listener and you understand the importance of confidentiality, Nightline could be a great volunteering opportunity for you. There are places left on their new recruits’ training session this Saturday.

The session will be running 10-1pm and will take place at at 58/1025.

For more information, email nlineoff@soton.ac.uk or check out their website here. Read the rest

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CRAs and ETAs

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With everything else that there is to do and get involved in at University, you can sometimes forget that one of the reasons you’re here is to gain a degree. However, there are two groups who work tirelessly on education so you don’t have to stress about module choices or lecture clashes.

The first group is, of course, your lecturers. Who are there with you during the 9am lectures, only they can’t sleep through them, and work incredibly hard to make sure you get the education you deserve. The second is the group of academic reps. They’re the ones who … Read the rest

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SUSU Sustainability Fayre next Friday!

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Students and staff will be given the opportunity to learn about sustainability and find out how to get involved both on campus and across Southampton at SUSU’s Sustainability Fayre 10am – 4pm on Friday 8th May.

The Fayre is being organised by the SUSU Sustainability Zone Committee and will be taking over the SUSU Redbrick and Concourse 10am-4pm on Friday 8th May.

The aim of the event is to encourage students and staff to have some fun whilst learning about all the great sustainability opportunities, projects and organisations present across the whole Southampton area.

Various organisations will have … Read the rest

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Things are changing at SUSU

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Union President, David Mendoza-Wolfson will be hosting  focus groups looking at how we make decisions at the Union. Everyone that attends the session at WSA will receive a £10 voucher to use in the WSA Art Shop. The WSA session will take place this Friday in the café 11-12pm. Register to come along here. 

Next week additional sessions will take place at Highfield 11am and 4pm on the 4th May, and 4pm on 5th May in Meeting Room 2 of Building 42 Register to come along here

You can find out more about the sessions in David’s blog here.Read the rest

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Would you like a 24 hour gym, better Union minibuses or faster feedback from your lecturers? Have your say!

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The Union has had a record 120 ideas submitted to this year’s Change One Thing campaign – but now we need your help to decide which ones we discuss at the Annual General Meeting.

Dozens of you submitted ideas for things they’d like to change about the Union, University and the world, but we don’t have time to talk about them all.

Do you think the University should bring back the Student Entitlement Card? Do sports clubs get too much money from the Union – or do you think SUSU should get another cat?

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#SUSUGradBall takes you back in time

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You’ve spent a lot of time getting to the point in your life when you graduate, and the people you’ve done it with have probably been ever changing.

Remember dancing to B*Witched at your Year 6 disco with your best friends? Then moving to secondary school, where you made new mates and filled the dance floor at your leavers’ prom to Basshunter and Katy B?

And then, you arrived at Uni and started again making friends – well now is the time to redo the Year 6 disco (but this time it isn’t fuelled mostly by WKD blue one of … Read the rest

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Student support – SUSU are here to help

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Don’t forget, if the pressure is all getting a bit much, Peer Support and Nightline are here to support you.

SUSU’s Advice Centre is also open for any students wishing to seek support in this difficult time and can be found on Level 3 of Building 40 on the Highfield Campus.

We would like to encourage individuals to make use of all of the support services available.

www.susu.org/help-and-support/peer-support/2013/index.html

www.nightline.susu.org

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