Archive > November 2019


SUSU to host event discussing UCU Strike Action

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An event is being hosted from 3pm on Friday 15 October in the concourse (reception area of building 42) looking at the UCU (University and College Union) and why they have decided to take 8 days of strikes from the 25 November.

This will be attended by UCU members working at the University and will be aimed at helping you understand why industrial action is happening and how it might affect you. The event will be an open forum with a Q&A.

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Hear from activist Kenny Jones as part of Trans Awareness Week

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As part of Trans Awareness week, male activist and entrepreneur Kenny Jones will be speaking at SUSU on Thursday 14 November. Kenny will be talking about his personal experience, transphobia, and what it is like to be trans in the BAME community. He will also be discussing period poverty in the trans community alongside gender neutral period products.

VP Welfare and Community Laura Barr says:

“Regardless of what community you are in, this is a great opportunity to hear a lived experience from somebody who can provide insight into these issues. Kenny will not be fully representative of the Read the rest

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Making Change Summit (+AGM)

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The University of Southampton Students’ Union will be holding a Making Change Summit on Thursday 21 November 2019 from 14:00 onwards. This event will incorporate our Annual General Meeting (AGM) objectives and we invite you to attend and help to shape your Students’ Union.

The Making Change Summit and its activities will be held on the Concourse (main reception area), Building 42, University Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ.

You will be asked to consider as part of the AGM agenda, and if thought fit, to:

  1. receive and approve the Impact Report,
  2. receive and approve the Annual Accounts and Report of the
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