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28
Oct

Our Sustainability Strategy 2020

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Sustainability and green issues are increasingly urgent causes in our society and are heavily supported by young people.

At SUSU we believe in taking responsibility for our student and wider community and are proud to champion, stand up for and represent the causes that students care about.

In the past year we have taken our own steps to improve our sustainability as an organisation, through measures such as the opening of our vegan & vegetarian café, a new zero waste shop, and our sustainability spotlight event. We have also run initiatives such as ensuring we use compostable items in SUSU … Read the rest

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22
Oct

Introducing: Our New Strategy, Brand and Values

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Over the summer we have been taking a look at what matters most to us as a students’ union. What do we want to achieve? What should our purpose be? How does all of this impact on students? We’ve spoken to staff, students, and the University, and run polls, questionnaires and focus groups.

We’re excited to now introduce to you our new strategy, brand, vision and values, and how all of this puts us in a much better position to represent students and deliver on our vision: for every student to love their time at Southampton.

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21
Oct

Did you enjoy your Welcome 2020 experience?

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Now that your studies for this year are well underway, we would love to hear what you thought of your Welcome experience.

We know this September was a different start to the year than normal, and certainly different from our usual line-up of events and activities, but we hope you still had plenty of opportunities to meet new people. Our aim was to give you a safe opportunity to have fun and make new friends, as well as trying societies and sports clubs.

Whether you attended a meet and greet on campus, a virtual event, joined us for a drink … Read the rest

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20
Oct

Meet Your Candidates in the Autumn Elections 2020

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Nominations have closed in our Autumn Elections 2020, which means we now know who is running for each role!

Head over to our Elections page to meet the candiates running to become your next Course Reps, Faculty Reps, Student Officers, Postgraduate Student Officers, Senators and Chair of Senate: Autumn Elections Candidates 2020.

Make sure to take a look at who is running for each role, and when voting opens have your say on which students you think will best represent you.

Voting opens on Monday 26 October at 09:00, and is open until Wednesday 28 October at 16:00.Read the rest

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19
Oct

Autumn Elections Nominations Close TODAY!

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Nominations for our Autumn Elections, where you can run for important positions within your Students’ Union, represent fellow students and create change, close TODAY at 16:00!

Already know which role you want to run for? There’s still plenty of time to nominate yourself 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 of the student voice at Southampton!

Faculty Officers, and School and Department PresidentsThese roles … 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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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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07
Sep

What roles can I run for this Autumn Elections?

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Use your student voice this year – become an Academic Rep or Student Officer! Represent your course mates and fellow students, and make sure their ideas and concerns are being heard.

Nominations open Monday 28 September at 09:00, and we’ll share more details about how to nominate yourself soon.

There are plenty of roles you can choose to run for in the Elections this term. As well as running as a Course Rep you can run for any of the roles below – and there are sooo many to choose from! Take a look and see which you want to … Read the rest

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07
Aug

Southampton RAG Fundraise Over £176,000 During 2019-20

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We are thrilled to announce the grand total for Southampton RAG student fundraising through the 2019-20 academic year is…

£176,717.88

We want to say a huge thank you and congratulations to everyone who has contributed by running an event, taking part in fundraising activities, or donating. You’ve all played such an important part in reaching this fantastic total.

The amount fundraised this year will benefit over 20 charities, including Yellow Door, Movember, Reach, BEAT, and RAG’s core charities for 2019-20 which were Medecins Sans Frontieres, Alzheimer’s Society, Solent Mind and Naomi House & JacksplaceRead the rest

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05
Aug

Sustainability Strategy: what do you think?

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Sustainability and green issues are increasingly urgent causes in our society and are increasingly supported by young people. At SUSU we believe in taking responsibility for our students and wider community and are proud to champion, support and represent the causes that students care about.  

We recognise that to make a meaningful, sustainable impact, we need systemic change in how society operates around the world, and organisations such as the University play a critical part of this change. We are delighted to be working with the University on their Sustainability Strategy, ensuring that the heart of the strategy includes the voices of both students and staff. Our first step is a draft paper which has been put together … Read the rest

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