Archive > December 2019

23
Dec

Important Advice About Brexit

In Features

As you may already be aware, Brexit is still going ahead and the UK is currently scheduled to leave the EU on 31 January 2020. We aren’t yet sure of what Brexit will look like, but SUSU and the University have been preparing for it to the best of our ability. We wanted to share with you some important information which we currently have, and this may change by the time we come back to term in January. You can find more information on the University Brexit Advice Page or the www.gov.uk website.

For EU Students:

  • We recommend that EU,
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20
Dec

Are you ready for Veganuary at SUSU?

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To celebrate the start of a new year, SUSU will be running deals on vegan food in The Plant Pot and The Bridge throughout January 🙌🏻

Whether you are looking to become vegan or vegetarian, you’re trying to be more sustainable, or simply want to reduce the amount of meat you consume, we can help keep those new year’s resolutions going! 🌍

Every day in January there’s 20% off all hot food in The Plant Pot 🌱

Not a vegan? Maybe you’re on the fence about giving it a go? Try it out with Meat Free Mondays in The Bridge. Read the rest

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19
Dec

RAG’s Fight Night pulls no punches

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RAG (Raise And Give), in collaboration with SUABC (Southampton University Amateur Boxing Club), pulled off one of their biggest ever events last month with a full bill of boxing, 16 bouts in total, at Oceana.

In the first event of its kind, the fighters, all from our very own university, underwent a rigorous training programme for over a month and a half to prepare for the night. They varied from complete beginners to more experienced boxers, both male and female. When it came to their bouts, each of the fighters where also praised for the high level of sportsmanship they … Read the rest

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18
Dec

You Are More Than Your Studies

In What's on

Throughout the month of January we want to remind you, you are more than your studies. 🙌🏽

There are a number of events being held across campuses to take your mind off of the stresses of exam season, and to remind you that exam season isn’t the be all and end all, you’re welfare matters too! 🤝🏻

See the full YAMT schedule below:

  • Free Zumba, Highfield Campus (Activities Room): 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24 January (16:00-17:00)
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17
Dec

Price Updates in The Plant Pot Zero Waste Shop

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The price of goods in The Plant Pot’s zero waste gravity dispensers has recently been lowered.

Use one of the provided recycled paper bags and fill it with however much produce you would like. Prices are per 100g.

Here is a full list of the new price brackets:

£0.21/100g

Red Split Lentils, Oats (Rolled/Porridge), Couscous, Green Lentils, Pearl Barley, Sunflower Seeds Premium, Orzo

£0.32/100g

Wholewheat Penne Pasta, Wholewheat Fusilli Pasta, Chickpeas, Oat Crispy Crunch Granola

£0.42/100g

Rice (Brown Basmati), Rice (White Basmati), Popping Corn, Kidney Beans (Organic), Cranberry Crunch Muesli

£0.53/100g

Apricots (Medium whole), Banana Chips, Dates … Read the rest

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16
Dec

Student Diversity Survey Now Open

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The University will be making its first application for the Race Equality Charter in January 2021. As part of this, they will be creating an action plan, alongside SUSU, to improve the student experience for BAME and International students. We are asking for YOUR feedback to help create this!

The aim of the Student Diversity Survey is to find out how well our efforts are working to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for students to study and relax whilst they are enrolled at Southampton. We want to know what your motivations for coming to Southampton were, your experience now … Read the rest

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12
Dec

Statement On Students Being Prevented From Voting

In News

We’ve received reports of multiple students being prevented from voting their local polling station due to an administrative error, meaning they’re not on their polling station list despite being registered to vote.

This morning our VP Education and Democracy, Jo Lisney, experienced this first hand and was turned away from her polling station in Southampton Test. Jo says: “It was a shock this morning when I went to vote and was told I couldn’t. I had my polling card come through so I knew I could, but the people at the station showed me the list and it said ‘details … Read the rest

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09
Dec

Come grab a doughnut for voting!

In General

With the general election this week on Thursday (12 December), if you’re registered to vote, don’t miss out on your chance to do so!

As an incentive to practice your democratic right, we will be giving out doughnuts and hot chocolate to anyone who shows us a picture of them outside a polling station.

Show us a picture at any of these stalls on election day:

  • Highfield (Hartley Library) 10:00-18:00
  • Avenue 11:00-16:00
  • UHS (Hospital) 11:00-16:00

Regardless of the way you choose to vote, make this election a sweet one! … Read the rest

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04
Dec

Christmas Opening Hours

In News

Christmas opening hours will come into effect on Monday 16 December.

Outlets will stay open as normal until Sunday 15 December, after which all outlets will be closed, including weekends, unless stated below. Everything will be back open as normal from Monday 06 January 2020.

Campus will be closed from Tuesday 24 December 2019 until Wednesday 01 January 2020 inclusive.

For a full list of timings check below:

Monday 16 December – Friday 20 December
The Union – 08:00 – 20:00
The Shop – 08:30 – 16:30
The Shop On Top – Open on request
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