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26
May

Ladies Lacrosse Club Fundraise £1,900 for NHS Charities Together

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Southampton University Ladies Lacrosse Club (SULLC) have run over 1600km in their ‘Run the Length of the UK’ challange in April, and have managed to raise a brilliant total of £1,930 for NHS Charities Together!

SULLC decided for their fundraising challenge to collectively run the length of the UK, from John O’Groats in Scotland to Southampton, over 11 days. The club provided updates on their virtual location along with some great images saying hello from where they would be!

Their initial target was to run 1100km and £1,000, so well done to everyone involved for running even further and … Read the rest

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18
May

Cricket Club Raise Over £4,800 for Southampton Hospitals Charity

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Southampton University Cricket Club (SUCC) have raised an incredible £4,826.61 for Southampton Hospitals Charity! Over two weeks 70 members of SUCC (past and present) ran the distance to Poreč in Croatia and back again – a total of 3070.62km.

After quickly reaching their initial goal of £1,500, SUCC raised the target to £2,000… then £3,000… then £3,500, and they have still raised well over that by the end of their challange.

Matt Smith, SUCC Captain, said: “As a club we wanted to do our bit during this national crisis, so we decided to run where we were supposed to … Read the rest

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14
May

Suggest a Core Charity for RAG 2020-21

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Which charities should RAG support this year?

Every year Southampton RAG chooses a local, national and international charity to be their core charities of the year. Whilst RAG fundraise for dozens of charities, the money raised from core events like Jailbreak and Big Give Week will be divided between these chosen charities.

This year RAG has supported Medecins Sans Frontieres (international charity), Alzheimer’s Society (national charity), Solent Mind (local charity) and Naomi House & Jacksplace (local charity – Winchester).

If there’s a charity you think RAG should partner with for 2020-21, you can now suggest them in RAGs survey here:Read the rest

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06
May

Society and Volunteering Awards 2020: The Winners!

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Huge congratulations to all our award winners and nominees in our first Society and Volunteering Awards! We are so glad we could celebrate all the amazing things our societies have achieved this year, and all the hard work and dedication from society members behind-the-scenes. If you missed the live ceremony, you can watch it below…

Best Event

Southampton University Symphony Orchestra – Centenary Concert
“The Best Event award had many high quality nominations, making it difficult for the panel to pick the winner. SUSO‘s Centenary Concert however, held on 14 March, really stood out for its scale, impact and
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01
May

AU Ball 2020: The Winners!

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Congratulations to all our awards winners and Athletic Union Colours recipients in the Athletic Union Ball 2020. Team Southampton has seen some incredible sporting successes this year and we are so pleased we could still celebrate them all with you. If you missed the ceremony live, you can catch up here…

Athletic Union Colours
Club Colours

Club Colours are awarded to individuals who have shown outstanding dedication and commitment at Club level. Our winners are…

American Football – Tom Sears, Scott Devlin, Mathias Hogden, Roberts Kalnins, Shane Payn, Ed Franks-Moore
Athletics & Cross Country – Liam Barry-Carroll, Sophie Coady, Joseph Read the rest

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28
Apr

Netball Club Fundraises Over £4,000 for NHS Charities Together

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Southampton University Netball Club (SUNC) have raised an amazing £4,460 for NHS Charities Together by running and cycling over 1700km in 7 days!

55 members of SUNC took part in the fundraising challenge from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 April, covering a total of 1846km in running and 146km in cycling.

The total raised stands at £4,460 as of 28 April, but it’s increasing all the time and has far exceeded their original goal of £2,500!

On their Facebook post announcing their success, the club said: “A massive thank you to all the girls who participated in this amazing event … Read the rest

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24
Apr

Academic Awards 2020: The Winners!

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Congratulations to everyone who’s been recognised in the Academic Awards 2020! Despite us not being able to celebrate in person our winners will still receive certificiates and SUSU mugs – our Academic Awards team will be in touch with our winners about this. If you missed the live ceremony, you can catch up here…

Best Consultation

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Samuel Pegg, Year 1 English Course Representative
Samuel has been praised for his ability to approach students and gather feedback. ‘Students and staff find him incredibly approachable which helps with ensuring the student voice is heard’. He has … Read the rest

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24
Apr

SUSU Secures Funding for Online Learning

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UPDATE: As of 17:00 on Thursday 07 May 2020 the Online Learning Grant will be closed to new applications. If you have already submitted an application, this will still be processed and you will receive an outcome via email within 10 working days. The Online Learning Grant has received a very high level of applications and has provided funding to over 1200 students.

SUSU have worked with the University to successfully secure a fund for students to buy equipment and other products you may need to enable you to study from home!

This fund is open to ALL Undergraduate and … Read the rest

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22
Apr

Southampton RAG Shortlisted for National Societies and Volunteering Award

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Congratulations to Soutampton RAG who have been shortlisted for Best Collaboration in the National Societies & Volunteering Awards 2020! The nomination is for their Fight Night event, which was held on Saturday 30 November 2019 in collaboration with SUABC (Southampton Amateur Boxing Club).

The event was sold out at Oceana Southampton, with over 600 tickets sold, and raised an incredible £18,000 for Movember. Read more on our blog: RAG’s Fight Night pulls no punches, and on Wessex Scene’s article: Reviewing the Charity Boxing Fight Night: One Month On.

The National Societies and Volunteering Awards are an annual … Read the rest

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21
Apr

What’s on at SUSU during Transition Week

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Welcome to term 3! We know this is a strange way to be returning to your studies but we hope you’re all settling in and getting used to online learning.

As you’ll know this week is Transition Week, and you might have spotted we are taking over Wednesday afternoon and Friday! This is your chance to find out how to get involved with our societies from afar, and the support available to you.

You can find the full Transition Week timetable on Blackboard Faculty Hubs.

Wednesday 22 April, 14:00 – 17:00

Wednesday is our day to showcase our fantastic societies … Read the rest

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