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15
Feb

Vice President Engagement Resignation

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Fleur Elizabeth Walsh, Vice President Engagement, has announced her resignation with immediate effect.

“After much consideration I have decided to resign from my role as Vice President Engagement due to personal circumstances.

I’d like to take this time to thank all our amazing volunteers, especially those I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with in the External Engagement Zone, and those in Halls. I’d also like to thank and praise the sabbatical team for their unwavering dedication to improving the student experience.” – Fleur Elizabeth Walsh

Students’ Union Acting President and Vice President Sports, Steve Gore, commented:

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15
Feb

Entertainment for Grad Ball: the results are in!

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We are pleased to announce the winning entertainment option for Grad Ball 2019. The winner is…

THEMES!

60%* of people who took part chose ‘Themes’. This means the focus will be on transforming the Students’ Union into an amazing venue for Grad Ball, with themed decor, entertainment and performances. 

If you voted for ‘Acts’, don’t worry, you haven’t missed out. There may still be a live DJ, musician or performer on the night. More information on this will be available nearer the event. 

Tickets will go on sale on Monday 11 March at the early bird price of £20.
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12
Feb

Valentine’s Day on a budget

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Wanna impress your date but running low on funds? Don’t worry, we’ve got you. We’ve put our heads together and come up with this list of handy ideas for Valentine’s on a budget. Now say it with us, ‘it’s the thought that counts.’

💗A card

Buy one: It’s a must really and some even say this is the most important part. There are a lot of places to get a cheap card these days but just make sure you write a thoughtful message inside. Just a ‘love from’ isn’t going to cut it on Valentine’s Day.

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11
Feb

Bar 3 is Evolving!

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The Bar 3 Coffee Shop at the Students’ Union will soon be evolving into something new, and we would love to hear your input on what it should be next!

Bar 3 will be closed from Monday 11 February whilst we re-develop it into a brand new food and drink outlet. We are still developing our ideas, so if there’s a particular concept you’d like to see, please contact the Bars team via: bars@susu.org.

Still need that caffeine fix in the morning? Don’t worry, The Bridge will be selling take away coffee from 08:30 every morning.Read the rest

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07
Feb

Final years: have your say with the NSS Survey

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The National Student Survey

The National Student Survey has launched today (Thursday 07 February 2019). If you’re a final year to have your say on your University experience and feedback to a national survey.

If you are a final year you should have already received an NSS email to your @soton.ac.uk address. This includes a personalised link to the NSS survey, and will save you time completing it.
Alternatively, you can visit www.thestudentsurvey.com to complete the survey.

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07
Feb

Book onto our next Creative Careers Session

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Our next Creative Careers Session will cover Media and Advertising, so book your place today if this is the industry you would love to work in! In these workshops you’ll hear from current industry professionals and top tips for getting ahead.

Creative Careers Session: Media and Advertising
Monday 11 February, 13:30 – 14:30,
The Board Room, Level 2, Students’ Union (Building 42)
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06
Feb

Elections: FAQ

In Features, Representation

There’s one week to go until nominations for our spring elections close. That’s still plenty of time to nominate yourself or a friend for a role. So what are you waiting for? All your questions are answered right here 👇

1.) How do I nominate myself?

You will need to log in to our website and follow this link. If you have not used our website before, or are a new student starting at Southampton, you do not need to set up a new account. Please use your University credentials; these are the login details for your iSolutions … Read the rest

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06
Feb

WSA Careers Week: What’s On?

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Monday 25 February – Friday 01 March is Careers Week at WSA, a whole week of workshops, talks and opportunities to learn more about creative careers. Take a look at the full schedule below:

Monday 25 February

“Career Options and Career Readiness” Talk for Undergraduate (BA) students // 12:00 – 13:00 // Seminar Rooms 8 & 9 // Careers and Employability Service.
Book your place here: Career Options and Career Readiness Talk

“Working With The Graduate Capital Model… Are you Managing Your Career?” Talk for PG (MA) students // 13:00 – 14:00 // Seminar Rooms 8 & 9 // Careers … Read the rest

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05
Feb

SUSU Lettings FAQ

In Features, Support

I’ve never rented a house before – how do I do it?

🏡 First, make sure you have a bunch of good mates to rent with

Once you sign a Contract, you are locked in for the life of the tenancy – usually 12 months. If you fall out with other members of the group, it can be a very costly and stressful experience to extricate yourself from the Contract. Who you share with is often more important than finding the ‘right’ house

🏡 Work out what you can afford to pay for rent

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04
Feb

Break the Silence this Sexual Consent Awareness Month

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Throughout February, our Sexual Consent Awareness society (SCA) are hosting a variety of events to raise awareness of safe sex, healthy relationships and support.
Take a look at the full calendar of events below:

Self Defence with Hung Lung Kuen Kung Fu society, Tuesday 05 and 07 February, 19:00 – 20:30. FREE self defence class.
The session on Tuesday 05 will be held in the Activities Room, Level 2, Students’ Union (Building 42).
The session on Thursday 07 will be held in the Martial Arts Studio (Level 1, Students’ Union, Building 42)

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