Archive > February 2020

11
Feb

SUSU Elections 2020 – Less than 24 hours to make change

In General

There are less than 24 hours to go until nominations close in the SUSU Elections 2020!

What would you change about student life at Southampton? Whether your ideas are big or small, for all students or one community, you could make them happen by becoming a Sabbatical Officer, Student Officer or Leader this Spring Elections.

The Sabbatical roles you can run for are Union President, VP Sports, VP Education and Democracy, VP Activities and VP Welfare and Community. You don’t need any previous experience of volunteering with SUSU or a similar role, and you’ll receive training … Read the rest

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07
Feb

Response to Concern Over Mayflower FC Investigation

In News

We understand the investigation into the recent racism allegations involving Mayflower FC has caused a significant amount of anger among the student community. There has been some criticism about SUSU’s perceived lack of action and we wanted to respond to the call for further information.

The investigation was conducted by the University, not SUSU. This meant that we were not privy to information during the ongoing investigation and therefore were unable to provide comment. After the conclusion of the investigation, we were made aware of some information but were unable to share this with the wider student body due to … Read the rest

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06
Feb

Southampton University Glider Club get a New Glider!

In News, Sport

SUSU have purchased a brand new glider for Southampton University Glider Club (SUGC) as part of our capital grants funding. We are committed to improving the experience of all our sports clubs – we hope the new glider will help SUGC members enjoy soaring through the skies and developing their skills.

The new glider will be run and maintained by SUGC from their base at the Shalbourne Gliding Club. It also has the tail letters ‘SU’ as a nod to our investment!

What is gliding?

Photo credit: @SUgliding on Facebook

VP Sports Olivia Reed said:

“This is a … Read the rest

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06
Feb

Funding Granted for Clay Pigeon Shooting Club

In News, Sport

SUSU have awarded a grant to University of Southampton Clay Pigeon Shooting Club (SUCPSC) for the purchase of four new sporting shotguns. Running for three years, SUCPSC is one of our newer sports clubs and we hope the new equipment will help their club continue to grow.

What is clay pigeon shooting?

Established in 2017, SUCPSC is a society for anyone interested in clay pigeon shooting. No gun, licence or previous experience is required. They shoot every two weeks at one of many local grounds with socials in-between.

Photo credit: @SUCPSC on Facebook

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05
Feb

National Student Survey Launches 06 February

In News

The National Student Survey 2020 will launch on Thursday 06 February. This survey is for final years only, and is your chance to say what you think about your course at the University of Southampton.

If you’re in the final year of your course you will receive a personalised survey link to your University email address this week, so remember to check your inboxes! The survey is anonymous, run independently from the University and only takes a few minutes to complete.

For every completed survey the University will donate £1 to the Student Support Fund – over £6,000 was raised … Read the rest

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04
Feb

LGBT+ Month 2020 – All you need to know

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LGBT+ Month returns throughout February with a huge array of events celebrating the LGBT+ community 🌈

The full schedule for LGBT+ Month 2020:

🏳️‍🌈 ‘PRIDE’ Film Screening, Thursday 06, 19:00, Union Films

🏳️‍🌈 How to Make Your Club/Society LGBT+ Inclusive, Monday 17th, 18:00 – 19:00, 34/3019

🏳️‍🌈 Glitter Party, Wednesday 12, 19:00, The Bridge – hosted by Southampton RAG and SUSU LGBT+ Society

🏳️‍🌈 ‘BEYOND: There is always a black issue dear’ screening, Thursday 13, WSA Campus, 4.30pm West Side Lecture Theatre

🏳️‍🌈 Queering Read the rest

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01
Feb

New Weekend Opening Hours for The Bridge

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Starting from this Saturday 01 February, The Bridge will be open 11.30–17.00 on Saturdays instead of the usual 11.30–23:00. This is to provide a consistent set of operating hours for general use of The Bridge each day.

This will also allow The Bridge to operate additional priority hours for affiliated groups who wish to book the space out for functions and events. Clubs and societies who may have previously missed out on utilising this space will now have an additional day’s opportunity every week to book it.

Want to book The Bridge for your club or society’s event?

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