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Important – Grad Ball Ticket Collection!

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Grad Ball is just over a week away, and we can’t wait to celebrate the end of the year!

Tickets will be available to collect from the Box Office (Building 42) between Friday 01 June at 09:00 and Friday 08 June at 17:00.

Unable to get your ticket during this time? Don’t panic! You can collect your ticket on the night between 20:00–21:00. After this time, entry will only be permitted to those who have already collected their ticket. Remember to bring a form of ID, too.

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Recipients of Athletic Union Colours to receive graduation recognition

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Students who have been awarded Athletic Union (AU) Colours by the Students’ Union for a high level of sporting success or dedication to a club will now have their award announced during their graduation ceremony and within the ceremony programme.

The Union and the University of Southampton have recently confirmed completion of a joint initiative designed to recognise the numerous achievements of our dedicated Team Southampton athletes and the amount of hours they put into sports clubs alongside their studies.

The project was conceived by our VP Sports, Steve Gore, and the Vice Chancellor of the University at the … Read the rest

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Success for our Model United Nations Society at EuroMUN

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The Southampton Model United Nations Society (SotonMUN) recently attended the four day European Model United Nations Conference (EuroMUN) held in Maastricht, The Netherlands. SotonMUN’s head delegate, Nathaniel McVeagh, was awarded Best Delegate Award in the World Health Organisation committee!

EuroMUN is the largest and most prestigious MUN conference in Continental Europe, with 500 delegates taking part in over 13 simulated committees. SotonMUN funded four of their members to attend (Nathaniel McVeagh, Fleur Elizabeth Walsh, Sebastian Vogg and Kaeko Ishikawa) and represent Southampton in four committees: World Health Organisation, United Nations Human Rights Committee, Economic and Social Council, and Crisis Committee.… Read the rest

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RAG 2018/19 Charities

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The core charities which will be supported by RAG during the 2018/19 academic year have been chosen, following a student vote. They are…

Yellow Door

By offering a variety of specialist therapeutic, supportive and preventative services around the issues of domestic and sexual abuse, Yellow Door work with victims and the local Southampton community to help victims overcome the negative impacts of trauma, violence and abuse.

Trinity Winchester

Trinity Winchester provide practical and emotional support to those who are experiencing the effects of homelessness or vulnerability. They also run a dedicated Women’s Service, supporting women to make positive changes to … Read the rest

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The Bridge: An Update!

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Hello everyone! Samuel Dedman here, your Vice-President Education for 2017/18. Part of my role concerns itself with study spaces around our campuses, and it is off the back of that that I come to you with an update about The Bridge. This has been an area of some debate over the past year, and so I’m here with what I believe is a solution which benefits everyone.

As VP Education I’m keen to see as much study space as possible made available around our campuses, and indeed within our own Union buildings. First and foremost, The Bridge is our … Read the rest

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Rate Your Crib to win one month’s rent!

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Like your lounge? Love your bedroom? Bored of your kitchen? We want to hear about your student home.

Take our Rate My Crib survey to tell us about your student housing experience this year, whether it’s been expensive or cheap, dirty or clean, great or terrible.

Everyone who takes part will be entered into a prize draw – the winner will receive one month’s rent (£350) and runners-up will receive IKEA vouchers!

Your feedback will help us support future students, whether they live in Halls, private rented accommodation or at home. All students can complete the survey.

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Summer Elections 2018 Results

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We are pleased to announce the results for the Summer Elections 2018.  A fantastic 818 of you voted in these elections.  Congratulations to all the successfully elected candidates.

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics Department President – James Peploe
  • BM School President – William Connelly
  • Chair of Senate – Thomas Radford
  • Chemistry School President – Katja Stout
  • Civil, Maritime and Environmental Engineering Department President – Russell Luckhurst
  • Economic, Social and Political Science School President – Edit Barbantan
  • Education School President – Jessica Paternoster
  • Electronics and Computer Science School President – Hope Shaw
  • Engineering School President – Jake Maddocks
  • English Department President – Evelyn
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Grad Ball – In It To Win It

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Win exclusive prizes to enjoy at this year’s Grad Ball!

With our In It To Win It prize draw you could win:

  • A £5 food voucher to enjoy on the night
  • Transport to Grad Ball and queue jump for you and your mates*
  • £45 worth of drinks to enjoy on the night**

When you purchase a ticket from www.susu.org/boxoffice (or the Box Office in B42) you’ll automatically be entered and will be in with the chance of winning a fantastic prize over three Fridays (so the earlier you get yours, the more times your name will be entered!).

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Voting Now Open in Summer Elections

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Voting is now open in our Summer Elections! Voting opens today at 09:00 until Friday 18 May at 16:00.

Vote at: www.susu.org/vote

Make sure to have your say in who you would like to represent you, listen to your ideas and concerns and make sure positive change is made at Southampton.

The following roles can be voted for in our current elections:

  • School Presidents
  • Department Presidents
  • Arts and Humanities Faculty Officer
  • Halls Officer
  • Intra-Mural Officer
  • Student Enterprise Officer
  • Chair of Senate
  • Trustees
  • WSA Committee (International Officer, Social Events Officer, Welfare Officer, Academic Officer)

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Excellence in Volunteering Awards 2018 – the winners!

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On Friday 11 May we celebrated our Excellence in Volunteering Awards 2018 at the Union. These awards are a chance to say well done and thank you to students who have gone the extra mile with their volunteering efforts this year, whether that’s helping in the community, fundraising or giving up their own time to benefit a society or sports club.

A full list of winners can be found below:

Creative Industries Volunteer of the Year – Max Hayman

Democracy Volunteer of the Year – Thrinayani Ramakrishnan

Education Volunteer of the Year – Adrian Li

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