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22
Jun

IEEE Women in Engineering ILS 2018 is coming to Southampton

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The IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summit 2018 is coming to Southampton! This is the first time the summit will be held in the UK, and will take place from Monday 13 – Wednesday 15 August 2018. The summit aims to inspire and empower women, in particular those who want to work in technology, science and engineering, and provide opportunities to network and collaborate.

This fantastic event has been organised by students, and the Students’ Union are an organisational sponsor of the summit. Sam Dedman, our VP Education, says:

“The Students’ Union is incredibly proud to be … Read the rest

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21
Jun

In memory of our much-loved cat, Susu

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“What greater gift than the love of a cat.” – Charles Dickens

To commemorate the life of our much loved cat, Susu, we have installed a plaque in Bar 2. Susu enjoyed exploring the Union building among the crowds of students, but more often than not, she could be found snoozing down in Bar 2. A quote from Charles Dickens perfectly captures her memory.

The plaque can be found next to the entrance of the Cube in Building 42.… Read the rest

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21
Jun

The Advice Centre: Results Hub Drop-Ins

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If you are considering an academic appeal to the results you’ve received this year, our Advice Centre are here to help.

On Thursday 28 June 13:00 – 16:00 and Friday 29 June 10:00 – 16:00 we will be running Results Hub Drop-Ins. Our Advice Centre team are independent from the University and will be available to support you through the appeals process. There’s no need to book, just turn up and one of our team will be able to speak to you.

What is an academic appeal?

There may be occasions when you may need to ask for a formal … Read the rest

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18
Jun

Glen Eyre says Farewell to their 2017-18 residents

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Glen Eyre held The Big Summer Farewell on Friday afternoon, and what an afternoon it turned out to be! With free ice-cream and burgers, inflatables, competitive games, live music and a photo booth, there was plenty to make our way around. Best of all, the sun decided to join the party, encouraging everyone to embrace the start of summer. Despite the large amount of students who have already headed home for the holidays, there was a great turnout and wonderful atmosphere. There were some fantastic and helpful stalls for students to browse, including representatives from Student Life, The Advice CentreRead the rest

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18
Jun

Southampton Sharks shoot hoops with The GROW Project

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Chris Conti and Simeon Superville, from our very own Southampton Sharks (SUBC), ran a fantastic basketball activity session for five members of The GROW Project last Friday. The GROW Project is an innovative charity committed to bringing day services to adults with physical and learning disabilities in Southampton and Eastleigh. Once we heard that several of their members were interested in basketball, the Sharks jumped at the opportunity to help!

After a quick warm-up in the Team Southampton Sports Hall, Chris and Simeon coached the basketball fans in dribbling, shooting, and passing. Everyone was encouraged to team up, get involved … Read the rest

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15
Jun

Our SUSU T-shirts have been on quite a journey…

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We are very pleased to announce that our recycled t-shirts and sports equipment have successfully arrived in Liberia, through the fantastic Farm4life charity! They are being used in Farm4Life’s cricket programme, which aims to bring sport to as many people as possible, regardless of their background or economic situation.

Farm4life run a number of products, and are predominantly based in Ghana. Through their Adoley Centre, Education4life, Sportz4all and Container projects, this international charity aims to empower individuals and communities, provide relief from financial, social and economic disadvantage, and improve education and opportunities. Our t-shirts travelled to Ghana in containers … Read the rest

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12
Jun

Intramural Awards 2018

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We are pleased to announce the trophy winners of our Intramural league this year! To collect your team’s trophy, please visit the Sabbatical Office in Building 42.

Futsal – Glen Eyre

Basketball – Badgers Black

Badminton Doubles – HinduSoc Doubles

Badminton Mixed – HinduSoc Mixed

Hockey – SUENS

Rugby – Glen Eyre Lost Boys

Football Weekend Division One – Connaught 1s

Football Weekend Division Two – BusSoc FC

Football Weekend Division Three – Glen Eyre FC

Football Midweek Division One – Monte Halls 1

Football Midweek Division Two – Liberty Point

Netball Division One – Bluetits A

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11
Jun

Oh what a night! Grad Ball 2018

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The Union was transformed into ‘a night under the stars’ for Grad Ball 2018, complete with a glowing moon to greet you, along with our famous Grad Ball letters for that perfect photo opportunity! Speaking of photo ops, did you explore the Airstream photo booth, complete with lots of vintage, wacky props? Or maybe you preferred to be out of this world, perched for a photo on the Moon Booth?

Mistajam, Charlie Sloth, Drop Division and DJ Ajay brought big tunes to The Stag’s, and if you headed down our balloon staircase to The Cube you will have found … Read the rest

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06
Jun

University of Southampton awarded Silver by TEF Panel

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The University of Southampton has been awarded the Silver Teaching Excellence & Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) Panel Award. This is a fantastic achievement which recognises the University’s “priority and focus on delivering a transformative experience that enables and encourages students to excel during their time at the University and to continue their success as graduates throughout their lives.”

The Union would like to take this opportunity to thank our Academic Reps, as their hard work listening to ideas and feedback from students, and ensuring positive student-led changes are made at the University, has played an important part in the University receiving the Silver … Read the rest

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01
Jun

How did we do this year? We want to hear from you

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How did we do this year? We want to hear your feedback on the Students’ Union – our events and places, our support for students, our academic representation and more. Complete our survey to tell us what you think has been great and what you think we can improve on.

Complete the survey here: How Did We Do?

Everyone who takes part will be entered into a prize draw to win a lastminute.com flight voucher worth £150* to help you have an amazing summer! Will you explore somewhere new or your favourite destination?

Whatever you decide to do, have a … Read the rest

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