Archive > August 2020

10
Aug

Taekwondo Club Competitors Qualify for European University Games

In Sport

Congratulations to three members of Southampton University Taekwondo Club – Isra Ilyas, Jarrell Harewood and Timurs Formulevics – on qualifying for the European University Games!

Out of all the Universities competing in BUCS and the Student National Championships Series, Southampton came joint 1st for number of qualifying athletes and were the only club to have athletes qualify in sparring and poomsae (non-contact patterns of moves).  

The European University Games will now take place 24 -27 July 2021 in Serbia due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Taekwondo Club Captain Isra Ilyas commented, “This time last year we had one athlete … Read the rest

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07
Aug

Southampton RAG Fundraise Over £176,000 During 2019-20

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We are thrilled to announce the grand total for Southampton RAG student fundraising through the 2019-20 academic year is…

£176,717.88

We want to say a huge thank you and congratulations to everyone who has contributed by running an event, taking part in fundraising activities, or donating. You’ve all played such an important part in reaching this fantastic total.

The amount fundraised this year will benefit over 20 charities, including Yellow Door, Movember, Reach, BEAT, and RAG’s core charities for 2019-20 which were Medecins Sans Frontieres, Alzheimer’s Society, Solent Mind and Naomi House & JacksplaceRead the rest

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05
Aug

Sustainability Strategy: what do you think?

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Sustainability and green issues are increasingly urgent causes in our society and are increasingly supported by young people. At SUSU we believe in taking responsibility for our students and wider community and are proud to champion, support and represent the causes that students care about.  

We recognise that to make a meaningful, sustainable impact, we need systemic change in how society operates around the world, and organisations such as the University play a critical part of this change. We are delighted to be working with the University on their Sustainability Strategy, ensuring that the heart of the strategy includes the voices of both students and staff. Our first step is a draft paper which has been put together … Read the rest

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04
Aug

Our Response to Online Racist Incident

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SUSU was recently made aware of a small number of racist submissions made to the RAG (Raise and Give) sign-up form for a fundraising activity in support of Stop Hate UK, an organisation working to challenge all forms of hate crime and discrimination. Both SUSU and RAG condemn these submissions in the strongest possible terms; the views expressed in them are completely unacceptable and against our fundamental values. We immediately conducted an investigation and reported the incident to the Police and the University.

As a result of our investigation, we would strongly recommend that all clubs and societies in … Read the rest

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