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09
Oct

World Mental Health Day: what’s going on?

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10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual day recognised by The World Health Organisation to provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done. This year’s theme, chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world’.

As a Students’ Union, young people’s mental health and well being is so important to us. We would like to take this World Mental Health Day to talk about the work being done and the work left to do. Read the rest

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08
Oct

World Mental Health Day: Student Minds

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10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual day recognised by The World Health Organisation to provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done. This year’s theme, chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world’.

 

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08
Oct

World Mental Health Day: What’s available?

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10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual day recognised by The World Health Organisation to provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done. This year’s theme, chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world’.

As a Students’ Union, young people’s mental health and well being is so important to us. SUSU, as well as University of Southampton, have a number of services available to every student. We would like to take this World Read the rest

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04
Oct

New Year, New Printing Costs!

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Hello everyone! Samuel Dedman here, your returning VP Education for 2018/19. I wrote a blog post a few months ago about the new managed print service coming to the University of Southampton, and left it with a promise of a later update about pricing. I’m pleased to say that this is that update, and it is all good news!

I firmly believe that the cost of student printing at Southampton has been too high in previous years, putting increased pressure on the finances of many of our students. This is particularly true of our students at Winchester School … Read the rest

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02
Oct

2 Days Until The Big Night Out 2018. Get Your Ticket Today!

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Freshers’ 2018 has been packed full of some great daytime and evening events. But wait a minute, Freshers’ isn’t over just yet.

There’s still time to get your ticket for the Big Night Out on Thursday 04 October.

This is your chance to experience all the nightlife Southampton has to offer at 10 brilliant venues, including Orange Rooms, Revolution, Switch and Buddha Lounge.

Tickets are only £12. Get your ticket today. 

No need to stress over what to wear, we’ll give you a free BNO 2018 t-shirt, which also acts as your ticket. All you need to do is turn … Read the rest

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02
Oct

The Greatest Freshers’ Ball 2018. Tickets Selling Fast. Hurry!

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Don’t miss out! There’s only four days to go until The Greatest Freshers’ Ball 2018.

Tickets are selling fast, so hurry and get your tickets now!

Our Freshers’ Ball on Saturday 09 October, rounds off an incredible Freshers’ fortnight of events. Get dressed to impress and prepare for a magical journey at the biggest, boldest and best Freshers’ Ball in town!

Tickets are just £30, but what’s included? Get all of this and more…

  • Live DJs in The Cube
  • Soul 45 DJs
  • Live Circus performances including fire eaters, trapeze artists, aerial hoop artists, hula hoop performers, acro troup and
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01
Oct

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Uni Boob Team

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1st October marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our very own Uni Boob Team are shouting from the rooftops about regularly checking your boobs.

You may have seen them spreading their boob wisdom around Campus and beyond, hosting Glitter Parties, cake sales, and ‘shower take-overs’, they’re all about raising awareness and having a good time doing it.

These champions of boob health want to help everyone stand the best possible chance of surviving breast cancer, through early detection, education and empowerment. The team work throughout the year to fundraise and to try to “break the taboo surrounding … Read the rest

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25
Sep

Autumn Elections: Nominations are open!

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Nominations for our Autumn Elections are now open, so take a lead on your course, your Halls and your campus. This is your chance to make change to your university life and share the ideas of fellow students to the Union, the University and the wider world. You can nominate yourself at susu.org/elections.

Fancy being a course rep to represent those on your course? Or maybe you’re living in halls and are looking to help build the community of your block? If you’re interested in how we make change nominate yourself to be one of our senators! Postgraduate? Check … Read the rest

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24
Sep

Freshers’: Welcome Giveaway from your Sabbatical Officers

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Welcome Welcome Welcome!

Freshers’ 2018 has officially begun and we couldn’t be more excited. As a warm welcome, your sabbatical officers are running a giveaway as their own little way of saying hello!

Who?

You can find out all you need to know about your Sabbaticals here. 

Keep up with them as friends on Facebook, where you can talk to them about any feedback, queries, and questions you may have.

What are they giving away?

3 x Freshers’ Ball tickets

2 x Meal for 2 in the Bridge

1 x Team Southampton Masuri Kit Sweater

1 x Keep Cup

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18
Sep

Society Spotlight: Cake Decorating Society

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Today marks the beginning of one of the best weeks of the year, National Cupcake Week. Yep, it’s a thing! Originally created by British Baker magazine, National Cupcake Week is a special week set aside to celebrate the “gloriously sweet bundles of joy that are cupcakes.” However, we all know decorating them is the best bit (or maybe it’s eating them?) and this society definitely agrees. 

No one loves cupcakes as much as our very own Cake Decorating Society. They hold cake decorating sessions fortnightly creating delicious little masterpieces based around a new theme each time. Read the rest

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