Archive > September 2020

30
Sep

Welcome 2020: Who Are Your Sabbatical Officers and What Do They Do? (Part One!)

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We are SUSU, your Student’s Union made up of students, opportunities, places and volunteers; a team. At the helm of our team we have our sabbatical officers. Now, that’s all well and good, but what actually are sabbatical officers, who are they and what do they do?

A Students’ Union is a unique workplace as it is led by a team of five full-time Sabbatical Officers, who are elected annually by students to lead and direct the organisation and to represent students. We want you to get to know who your Sabbatical Officers are, so you can see the work … Read the rest

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29
Sep

Nominations now open in our Autumn Elections 2020!

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Now more than ever, you can make a change.

Nominations are now open in our Autumn Elections 2020, and there are so many roles you can run for! This is your chance to use your student voice to represent your course mates, friends and community, and make positive changes happen at Southampton.

See full list of roles you can run for here: Autumn Elections 2020

Some of the roles you can run for are…

Course Reps: Every course has a Course Rep to listen to the concerns and ideas of your course mates. They are the eyes and ears … Read the rest

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28
Sep

Welcome 2020: see what’s on this week!

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It’s Welcome 2020! We hope you had a great weekend settling into your accommodation and meeting your house mates. Now it’s time to dive right into student life by enjoying lots of events, meeting our societies and trying out our sports clubs.

This week you can enjoy meets & greets with our societies, go along to sports taster sessions, test your puzzle solving skills in our virtual Escape Rooms, learn how to cook a Sunday roast, and so much more!

Check out everything we have on this week in our Welcome Week 1 Event Timetable.

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27
Sep

Introducing: Erasmus Student Network, Southampton

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As part of the Erasmus scheme, Southampton welcomes students from all over the world into its community, and many of our students get the opportunity to travel, learn and grow as part of the scheme. To help people feel at home, meet new people or just to have fun, there is the Erasmus Student Network. We had a chat with their incoming committee about who they are and what they do!

What is your society, what do you do and who is involved?

We are Erasmus Student Network. Our society brings together international students with existing Southampton students in a … Read the rest

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26
Sep

Introducing: University of Southampton Ladies Cricket Club

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Did you find yourself glued to the cricket this summer with little else happening in the sporting world? Want to see more women in cricket? Or maybe you’re just interested in going to great socials and meeting new people! We chatted to the Ladies Cricket Club about what they do, so you can have all the information you could need to get in touch and find out more. 

What is your society, what do you do and who is involved?

We are Southampton University Ladies Cricket Club, a group for those interested in playing cricket, developing new skills and most … Read the rest

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25
Sep

What will be open at SUSU this term?

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We want to make sure new and returning students are given a big welcome (or welcome back!) to uni this September, and ensure campus is a safe environment for everyone.

All SUSU’s buildings and venues paces on campus will have additional safety measures in place, such as hand sanitising stations and one-way systems. Our venues may have altered opening hours this term, check our website to see when we’re open: SUSU Places.

Please watch our short video below to find out how to visit us safely this term.

Please remember all our venues are now cashless.

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24
Sep

Welcome 2020: Starting Uni – Top Tips From Current Students to Incoming Students

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Pre-uni nerves have kicked in, and you have made your trip to Ikea/Wilko/other student appropriate shop where you can get what you need to take with you. Sure, physically you are pretty prepared, you’ve got it all sorted. But, what will actually happen once you’re there, what should you expect? You might just be nervous. Everyone is, and that is totally normal! 

But we want to help put your mind at ease, new students, or even returners who aren’t sure about the upcoming academic year. We asked students past and present what advice they would give to someone starting uni, … Read the rest

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21
Sep

Welcome 2020: Six Things To Do After You Move In

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So you’ve unpacked the boxes, stacked your pots and pans and waved goodbye to the car pulling up the road. Your new flat is now really yours; but what do you do now that you’ve actually moved into your new home?

We are here with a few ideas of what you can do to make your transition into student life as smooth as possible and to share some hints and tips about moving out and living in Southampton.

  • Have a cuppa with your new housemates

    You may have met online before move-in, but these people are now living with you,
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14
Sep

Welcome 2020: Top Tips For Living in Halls From Students, To Students

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Living in halls is a whole new world of people, experiences and opportunities, and it is such a great way to broaden your horizons, have fun and really immerse yourself in university life. It can be a total change from your life at home, and can be pretty daunting, so we want to give you some advice from the people who have been exactly where you are, about to move into halls, unsure of what to expect. 

We asked students past and present what advice they would give someone moving into halls and here are just a few of the … Read the rest

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12
Sep

Welcome 2020: everything you need to know!

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Welcome 2020 is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to meet you all and welcome you to Southampton! We know you’ll have lots of questions about what you can look forward to in your first few weeks at uni, so here’s everything you need to know…

When is Welcome week?

Welcome 2020 runs for two weeks – Monday 28 September to Sunday 11 October.

What events will there be for Welcome 2020?

This Welcome we are hosting a mixture of online and in-person events. Our online events will include an escape room, quiz night, comedy night and a … Read the rest

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