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20
Nov

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2020

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Trans Day of Remembrance was started by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honour her memory of Rita Hester, a transgender woman who was brutally killed in 1998. The vigil commemorated all the transgender people lost to violence since Rita Hester’s death and began an important memorial that has now become an annual event.

This day raises public awareness of hate crimes committed against transgender people, an action that mass media often fails to perform. It is a day to publicly mourn and honour the lives of the trans people lost to anti-transgender violence and discrimination. On … Read the rest

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19
Nov

Sports Clubs’ Coronavirus Appeal

In News, Sport

In collaboration with the University’s Office for the Development of Alumni Relations, we are pleased to announce the launch of our Sports Clubs’ Coronavirus Appeal. The aim of the appeal is to raise money to help students continue participating in sports to the fullest extent possible during the coronavirus pandemic.

In a normal year, the Students’ Union is able to give a reasonable amount of funding to our sports clubs, allowing them to compete against other universities in competitions such as BUCS and to be able to afford coaching and equipment. Unfortunately, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has … Read the rest

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18
Nov

By-Elections 2020: Voting Now Open!

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Voting is now open in our By-Elections 2020! This is your chance to have a say on who should represent you as an Academic Rep or Student Officer.

Vote now: susu.org/vote

The roles you can vote for are:

  • School and Department Presidents
  • Postgraduate Research Officers
  • BAME Officer
  • Sports Participation Officer & Intramural Officer
  • Halls Officer
  • Sites Officers for NOC, WSA and UHS
  • Enterprise Officer

Now more than ever, your vote can make a change. Voting is open until Friday 20 November at 16:00.Read the rest

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16
Nov

Trans Awareness Week

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Trans Awareness Week runs from 13 – 19 November every year and on the 20th we commemorate Trans Day of Remembrance.  This is a time where we share and uplift the voices and experiences of the trans community. This is an opportunity for transgender people and their allies to take action and bring more attention to the community by educating the public, sharing their stories and advancing advocacy around the issues of prejudice, discrimination and violence that affect the transgender community.

On campus, look out for the trans flag being flown by the Hartley Library. Pronoun badges can … Read the rest

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09
Nov

By-Elections 2020: Nominations are now open

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Nominations are now open in our By-Elections 2020. These elections are for roles which were unfilled in our Autumn Elections, so if you were considering running for a role but didn’t get round to nominating yourself, now is your chance!

The roles you can run for are…

  • School and Department Presidents
  • Postgraduate Research Officers
  • BAME Officer
  • Sports Participation Officer & Intramural Officer
  • Halls Officer
  • Sites Officers for NOC, WSA and UHS
  • Enterprise Officer

Find out more about each role and nominate yourself at: susu.org/elections.

Put your name forward to represent your course mates, friends and the student community this … Read the rest

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06
Nov

Your Questions Answered This Week

In FAQs, News

Every week we will be sharing our most frequently asked questions from students. This week your questions were…

What are SUSU’s opening hours during lockdown?

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05
Nov

By-Elections 2020: everything you need to know!

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On Monday 09 November nominations will open in our By-Elections 2020. These elections are for any roles which were unfilled in our Autumn Elections, so if you were considering running for a role but didn’t get round to nominating yourself, now is your chance!

The roles you will be able to run for are:
Student Officers
UHS Officer
NOCS Officer
WSA Officer
Halls Officer
BAME Officer
Intramural Officer
Sports Participation Officer
Enterprise Officer

Academic Reps
Joint Honors Officer
Environment and Life Sciences Postgraduate Research Officer
Medicine Postgraduate Research Officer
Social Science Postgraduate Research Officer
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04
Nov

We’re here to support you during lockdown

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We understand how difficult things are for students in the current circumstances, especially now that England will enter another lockdown from Thursday 05 November. Please remember there is always lots of help and support available from SUSU, the University and external teams. Some of our outlets and services will remain open during this next lockdown, please see the opening times below.

Support for Students

If you are struggling with your mental health, feeling lonely or just want to talk about what’s on your mind please make sure you reach out to someone. You’re not alone and lots of students may … Read the rest

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30
Oct

Your Questions Answered This Week

In FAQs, News

Every week we will be sharing our most frequently asked questions from students. This week your questions were…

How can we get the two free masks the University are giving each student?
Facemasks are available to collect during working hours from SUSU’s main reception in Building 42, and Hartley Library.

Where can I study on campus?
You can view a list of all the study spaces available at Highfield, Avenue and within libraries here: Study spaces across our campuses.

Is the Safety Bus running this term?
Unfortunately the Safety Bus isn’t running at the moment.

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29
Oct

The results are in for the Autumn Elections!

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Congratulations to everyone who has been elected in our Autumn Elections 2020, and thank you to everyone who has voted.

This Autumn students have been elected into volunteer roles for Course Reps, School and Department Presidents, Faculty Officers, Postgraduate Research Officers, Senators and our Chair of Senate. Our Volunteering and Fundraising Officer and Wellbeing Officer have also been elected.

Together these students will listen to your ideas and concerns, ensuring students are represented at Southampton.

See who has been elected into each role at: Elections Candidates.… Read the rest

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