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13
Mar

Varsity 2020 Cancelled

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Following consultation with the University of Portsmouth, who are now unable to participate, we regret to announce that Varsity 2020 has been cancelled.

We are all hugely disappointed that this is the case, particularly after our earlier announcement, but the situation is unprecedented.

We would like to thank all the hard work put into this event by our staff and students.  

We will be in contact with players and spectators to advise them about refunds.

If you have any specific queries about Varsity 2020 please get in contact with us via varsity@susu.org.… Read the rest

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13
Mar

SUSU Easter Opening Hours

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Following the University’s announcement to bring forward the end of this term by one week (to Friday 13 March), we have decided to move our Easter opening hours forward to start on Monday 16 March. Please see full details below:

SUSU Building 42
Monday 16 March – Friday 17 April – 08:00 – 20:00
Thursday 09 April – Tuesday 14 April – Closed
Wednesday 15 April – Friday 17 April – 08:00 – 20:00

The Stag’s
Monday 16 March – Wednesday 08 April – 15:30 – 23:00
Thursday 09 April – Tuesday 14 April – Closed
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12
Mar

Singapore Society see Successful Charity Sports Day

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As part of Culture Festival, and in their first ever annual Sports Day, Singapore Society managed to raise £290 through a prize draw for the British Red Cross in Bangladesh, with the head of the Hampshire Branch attending the event to accept the money.

The event included games such as captain’s ball and dodgeball, with these being picked for their inclusiveness. MSA came out on top of the scoring after four hours of play.

This event was a collaboration between Malaysian Student Association, Japanese Society, Filipino Society, Singapore Society, Indonesian Society and ABACUS, as … Read the rest

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11
Mar

Student Media Groups up for National Accolades

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It’s been a fantastic few weeks for our Student Media Groups who have been shortlisted or nominated for countless national awards:

Wessex Scene

Your campus news magazine has been shortlisted for three awards at the national Student Publication Awards:

Wessex Scene – Best Magazine Design

Charlotte Colombo – The Billy Dowling-Reid Award for Outstanding Commitment

Linnea Lagerstedt – The Billy Dowling-Reid Award for Outstanding Commitment

The Edge

Your campus entertainment magazine has also been shortlisted for three awards at the national Student Publication Awards:

The Edge – Best Specialist Publication

The Edge – Best Magazine Design

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10
Mar

Grad Ball – Join the Waiting List

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(Incredibly, Standard release tickets sold out in just 4 hours!)

While Early Bird and Standard release tickets have sold out for Grad Ball, you can add your name to our waiting list where you will be the first to hear about any additional ticket releases.

You can sign up to the waiting list by following the original ticket link here: boxoffice.susu.org/view/387/grad-ball-2020 Read the rest

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10
Mar

Varsity: All You Need to Know

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With Varsity fast approaching this Sunday 15 March here’s everything you need to know before the big day:

  • For those of you who have bought £12 tickets (THEY ARE NOW SOLD OUT), your last opportunities to collect your t-shirts will be on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 March from the SUSU concourse (reception area of B42).
  • Spectator tickets are now on sale – if you aren’t planning to attend the Varsity after party then these tickets are a much cheaper alternative (although you won’t receive a t-shirt) than the full ticket at only £5.
  • You will be able
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09
Mar

Discover something new this Culture Festival

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Prepare to discover something new this Culture Festival which is running until 20 March. You can check out the huge array of varied events on offer this year below:

Monday 09 March
🖊 Women in Creative Industries: Special Guest Elizabeth Noble, 18:00 – 22:00
💃 Zumba, 16:00 – 17:00, Activities Room, Level 2 Building 42
🔴 Capoeria Class, 18:30 – 20:00, Activities Room, Level 2 Building 42
🥋 Kung Fu, 20:00 – 22:00, Activities Room, Level 2 Building 42
🤹‍♂️ Circus Society, 20:30 – 22:00, The Cube Building 42

Tuesday 10 March
🌎 Global Village, 10:00 – 14:00, Building … Read the rest

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09
Mar

Academic Elections: Nominations Now Open

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Could you be our next VP Education and Democracy or a Faculty Officer? Nominations in our Academic Elections are now open, so this is your chance to put your name forward!

Find out more and nominate yourself for one of these roles here: susu.org/elections.
Nominations are open until Friday 13 March at 13:00.

VP Education and Democracy

This role is a paid, full-time opportunity and the main priorities are:

Represent Students’ Academic Interests

  • Lead and support the Undergraduate academic representation structure
  • Provide representation for all Postgraduate students, including leading the Postgraduate Committee and the Postgraduate Research Faculty Reps
  • Work
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06
Mar

Spring Elections: The Winners!

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Thank you to everyone who voted in our Spring Elections, and congratulations to our winners! This year we received 13,807 votes.

The elected Sabbatical Officers are:

Union President – Olivia Reed
VP Activities
– Corin Holloway
VP Sports
– Samuel Tweedle
VP Welfare and Community
– Nicole Akuezumba

The elected Student Officers are:

Athletic Union Officer – Daniel Akhter Hussain
Avenue Officer
– Gabriel Stirling
Boldrewood Officer
– Kitty McNeil
Disabilities Officer
Aimee Orchel
Engineering and Physical Sciences Postgraduate Research Officer
– Andrei- Dascalu
Halls Officer
– Rishi-Nayan Varodaria
International Officer
Kareem Hussein
Intra-Mural Officer
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06
Mar

What’s the theme for Grad Ball 2020?

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Over 800 students took part in the final survey to decide what the theme for Grad Ball should be, and the winner is….

Enchanted Forest!

We can’t wait to transform the Students’ Union into a glamorous night you’ll never forget, with themed decor, acts, entertainment and plenty of photo opportunities.

Tickets

Standard Tickets will go on sale Monday 09 March from susu.org/boxoffice. Last year tickets for Grad Ball were completely sold out in just 3 days, so make sure to get yours before they go!

Take a look at all the glitz and glamour of last year’s Grad … Read the rest

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