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02
Jul

Our Summer Opening Hours

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Staying with us over the summer? Thanks for not leaving us! Please find our summer opening hours here.

All outlets will be closed unless stated below. All outlets will also be closed on Monday 26 August for a Bank Holiday. Everything will be back open as normal from Monday 23 September 2019.

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01
Jul

Hello to the new Sabbatical team!

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Today we say a big hello to the new Students’ Union Sabbatical team of 2019-20, and welcome back Emily, who was re-elected in our Spring 2019 elections.

Union President– Emily Harrison

VP Education and Democracy– Joanne Lisney

VP Activities– Fiona Sunderland

VP Sports – Olivia Reed

WP Welfare and Community– Laura Barr

The team will be hard at work over the next couple of weeks in training, outlining their Sabb plans for the year, and getting to know each other and the Union team who will be supporting them.

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28
Jun

The Cafe now open later in new trial

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In response to student feedback, The Cafe will now be open later during The Shop’s reduced opening hours over the Summer period.

The Cafe will now be open for business between 16:00 and 19:00 for students to buy sandwiches, snacks, drinks and more. Hot food won’t be served however, this can still be purchased from either The Bridge or The Stag’s.

This is a trial running until 17 July to determine if there is enough demand to keep it open permanently. You can find the Cafe on level 3 of the SUSU building (Building 42).

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20
Jun

Pack for Good this Summer

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Moving out or moving house? Make packing easier by donating all your unwanted stuff.

We’ve teamed up with both the British Heart Foundation and the University to bring you Pack for Good. The donated items, which would otherwise likely have ended up in landfill, are taken to the British Heart Foundation charity shops, where they are sold on to make money. The money raised supports lifesaving research.

Please donate:

  • Unwanted clothing, shoes, bags, accessories
  • Books
  • Computer games
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Electrical items
  • Crockery, cookware and homeware

Please don’t donate:

  • Food
  • Knives
  • Hangers
  • Dirty and damaged items
  • Duvets or pillows

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19
Jun

Wessex Scene Launch Monthly Newsletter

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Wessex Scene, the University’s oldest student publication, is launching a monthly newsletter for the next academic year.

The newsletter will include several segments including previews of upcoming issues, a ‘Section in Focus’, a ‘Contributor of the month’, details of upcoming events and an update on the progress of the editorial team and publication.

Charlotte, Editor-elect of Wessex Scene, says: “One of my main goals for the next 12 months is to improve engagement and communication between the editorial team and our wonderful contributors and readers. Wessex Scene wouldn’t exist without any of you, so I think it’s time we gave … Read the rest

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24
May

SUBC to cycle from London to Paris in 24 hours for charity fundraiser

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This Summer, our Boat Club will be cycling from London to Paris in 24 hours to raise as much money as possible for national charity, Breast Cancer Now. 

The team of 23 students will undertake the 242 mile (390 kilometres) journey from London to Newhaven, where they will catch the evening Ferry to Dieppe on the 09 July, through to Paris, where they aim to arrive in the late afternoon on 10 July.

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23
May

Vote today in the European Parliamentary Elections

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Brexit

Polls are OPEN today in Southampton for the European Parliamentary Elections 🗳 Make sure you have your say!

Find your polling station by clicking here.

We’re backing a people’s vote. In March, we asked you “Should the Students’ Union support the national campaign for a People’s Vote on Brexit?” With over 80% of voters in favour, the Union is now committed to supporting the

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16
May

Home Office allows student to complete exams after SUSU appeal over Visa issue

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One of our students, who was facing ‘significant’ Visa issues, has been allowed to stay to finish their exams in Southampton after VP Communities, Emily Harrison appealed on their behalf in a letter to the Home Office. 

Emily says: “I’m delighted to update that the Home Office has now allowed the student to stay to complete their final exams here at Southampton. I am so pleased that there has been a positive outcome and happy to have been able to have a positive impact on the life of this student.”

“This is exactly what Sabbatical Officers are elected to do,

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15
May

Voting Now Open in Summer Elections

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Voting is now open in our Summer Elections! Voting opens today at 09:00 until Friday 17 May at 16:00

Make sure to have your say on who you would like to represent you, listen to your ideas and concerns and make sure positive change is made at Southampton.

Find out more about Academic Representation and our structure of Reps in the video below and over at www.susu.org/representation

The following roles can be voted for in our current elections:

👉 School or Department President in your Faculty
👉 PGR Rep in your Faculty
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10
May

Recognising student and staff achievement at the SUSU Academic Awards 2019

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SUSU’s Academic Awards have become a significant feature in the calendar of the University community.

It is an event which has given us the opportunity to recognise the hard work of SUSU Academic Reps and staff members across the past year and following the ceremony itself on Thursday 09 May 2019 we’re pleased to announce that the below have been selected as our Winners and Runners-Up, as decided by the SUSU Academic Reps (or a panel of SUSU and University of Southampton in the case of the Academic Rep Award).  

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