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26
Oct

Voting is Now Open For Our Autumn Elections

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Voting is now open for our Autumn Elections! This week fellow students will be elected to represent you as your Academic Reps Student Officers and Senators.

From Monday 26 October at 09:00 to Wednesday 28 October at 16:00 you can vote, seal your ballot and have your say in who is going to represent you.

Voting in our elections is one of the key ways you can make your voice heard by the Union.

Vote here: susu.org/vote

Every Student Officer and Academic Rep we work with inform the decisions, projects and activities at SUSU. If you aren’t running for a … Read the rest

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11
Oct

Introducing… RAG – Raising And Giving

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If charity fund-raising and making a difference is your thing, or perhaps just doing good while having fun and meeting new people interests you, RAG is definitely the society for you.

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

RAG is the universities leading fundraising society where each year we raise money for our nominated international, national, and local charities. This year they are A21, Teenage Cancer Trust, and Robbie’s Rehab. RAG is full of enthusiastic, passionate, fun, and thoughtful people who always have your back! Anyone can join our family and become one of our … Read the rest

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04
Oct

Introducing: Showstoppers Musical Theatre Society, Southampton

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The University of Southampton is home to a variety of popular performing arts societies, from theatre and comedy, to orchestras and opera. One of these societies is the much-loved Showstoppers. Home to singers, actors, dancers and even just regular audience members, we wanted to find out more about Showstoppers!

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

Showstoppers is a society dedicated to putting amazing pieces of Musical Theatre. Every part of the production is done by students, the performers, the production and the band. On our Committee we have a President and Vice President, a … Read the rest

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03
Oct

Introducing: The Edge Magazine

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Student Journalism is an excellent way to get into journalism, freelance writing, marketing or just to meet new people and write about the things you enjoy. The Edge magazine provides an excellent opportunity to get involved in the ‘student journo’ world, or just try your hand at writing. Alongside Wessex Scene, they are the backbone of print journalism at the University of Southampton, so we wanted to find out more, and tell you what they have to offer!

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

We are The Edge, the University of Southampton’s entertainment magazine. … Read the rest

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02
Oct

The WSA Weekend Shuttle is Back in Action!

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The WSA Weekend Shuttle is back for a trial in October due to popular demand. This means you can travel to and from Winchester and Southampton on Saturdays and Sundays for FREE. 

The WSA Weekend Shuttle will seat 4 students on each trip and will be running every Saturday and Sunday from the weekend of 3/4 October until the weekend of  31 October/1 November.

Departure Times

Highfield InterchangeWSA Car Park
08:1509:00
12:0013:00
16:0017:00
20:0021:00

If you have any questions about the WSA Weekend Shuttle, contact us via transport@susu.org.Read the rest

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02
Oct

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

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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?

In this instalment, we will be explaining the roles and aims of our final three Sabbatical Officers.

Corin Holloway – VP Activities

Corin loves societies. A member of 39 societies (many of which have a focus on social justice and environmental issues) and on many committees, activities are not only Corin’s role but … Read the rest

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01
Oct

How To: Make Friends When Learning has Moved Online

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Making friends at uni is a worry for many new students. Coming from home, from a smaller college, or a group you have known since year 7 into an environment where there are 23,000 other students can be pretty nerve wracking. 

Usually, lecture theatres, The Stag’s and society welcome meetings can be a place to meet people in the same position as you and to cultivate new friendships, but, alas, coronavirus has had other plans. So, while lectures are online and in person opportunities are pretty limited, we wanted to help you find new ways to make friends at uni!… Read the rest

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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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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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