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Voting for Autumn Elections now open!

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Voting for our Autumn Elections is now open. This is your chance to have your say on who will represent you and make your voice heard at University, at your Halls, and in all aspects of student life at Southampton.

Vote for who will be your Course Reps, Faculty Officers, Halls Committee and Zones members. Postgrad students can choose who will be on the Postgraduate Committee and the new Postgraduate Research Reps. WSA students can decide who they would like to be part of the Winchester Committee. There’s also chance to vote on who will hold the Union to account … Read the rest

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International Day of the Girl: Feminist Society

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 Today is International Day of the Girl, an observance day declared by the United Nations, which aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. 

In recent years there seems to be an overload of national awareness days and we’re definitely guilty of jumping on almost every single one, (did you see our blog post for #NationalCupcakeWeek BTW?). While some make fun posts for social media, they can be also be great tool in getting conversations started. We used this opportunity to sit down withRead the rest

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Welfare Wednesday Podcast No.1: World Mental Health Day

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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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World Mental Health Day: Mind Society

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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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News: Surge Radio features on BBC Radio Solent ‘Teenage Takeover’ Launch

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The University of Southampton Students’ Union student-run radio station, Surge Radio, interviewed BBC Radio 1 DJ, Chris Stark, as part of a new launch on BBC Radio Solent last night.

The interview with Chris Stark aired live on Surge on Sunday 23 September and was played on BBC Radio Solent as a part of the launch of their evening show, Teenage Takeover with Stephanie Newenhouse, a new show which aims to celebrate and champion young people.

Chris Stark, who is a University of Southampton and Surge Radio alumnus, appeared as a guest and was interviewed by Surge Radio, … Read the rest

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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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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’.

 

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 Read the rest

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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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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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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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