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05
Mar

Candidate Spotlight: VP Education and Democracy

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Meet our candidates for the Sabbatical Officer role of VP Education and Democracy on the Redbrick TODAY from 11:30 – 13:00. This is chance to ask them any questions you have on their key points and why you should vote for them.

The responsibilities of VP Education and Democracy include representing students’ academic interests, ensuring students have a voice at the University and leading on Union Democracy. They will oversee Faculty Officers, our Joint Honours Officer, PGT and PGR Officers and Faculty Reps. You can read the full job description here: Vice President Education and Democracy.

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04
Mar

Candidate Spotlight: VP Activities

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Meet our candidates for the Sabbatical Officer role of VP Activities on the Concourse of Building 42 TODAY from 12:00 – 13:00. This is chance to ask them any questions you have on their key points and why you should vote for them.

The responsibilities of VP Activities include representing club and society interests, supporting all affiliated societies, and improving the student experience at Southampton. They will oversee Performing Arts, Media groups, volunteering, fundraising and enterprise. You can read the full job description here: Vice President Activities.

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01
Mar

Grad Ball theme – we have a winner!

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Last week we ran a vote on which theme you’d like Grad Ball 2019 to be, and the winner is….

The Great Gatsby!

The means plenty of 1920’s glitz, glamour, sequins and cocktails galore! 

Out of nearly 800 responses, The Great Gatsby won 50% of the vote.

You also told us you don’t want a celebrity DJ, but you do want a Professional DJ, live music and a photo opportunity. Good news – you’ll get all this and more to enjoy on the night!

Tickets

Tickets will be on sale from Monday 11 March from the Box Office.

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28
Feb

Spring Elections – what’s coming up?

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Our candidates in Spring Elections are currently campaigning for your votes!

You can meet all our candidates and find out why they think you should vote for them here: Spring Elections Meet the Candidates

Find out more about our Spring Elections here: Spring Elections 2019

Take a look at the next key Elections dates for your diaries below…

VP Activities Candidate Spotlight: Monday 04 March, 12:00 – 13:00, The Redbrick, Highfield Campus
Meet our candidates for VP Activities and ask them your questions.

VP Education and Democracy Candidate Spotlight: Tuesday 05 March, 12:00 – 13:00, The Redbrick, Highfield Campus
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25
Feb

Why should I vote in Union Elections?

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It’s that time of year again and our Spring Elections are in full swing, with candidates currently campaigning to win your votes! But why is it important to vote in Union elections? Let us break it down for you…

Whoever wins represents you – yes, you!

Remember, Sabbatical and Student Officers at the Union represent all students.

It’s simple: you need to make sure the candidates who you think are best to represent you, get the votes. Vote for whoever you think should listen to your feedback, take it to the right people and Make. Change. Happen.

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21
Feb

Defend the Crown: Varsity 2019

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Get ready for Varsity 2019 and help Team Southampton defend the crown on Sunday 24 March.

This year Varsity is held at our rival’s campus – the University of Portsmouth. Whether you are competing in Team Southampton or supporting friends and team mates, make sure to buy your ticket and be there to cheer each other to victory!

Tickets are £12 from the Union’s Box Office and are on sale now.
Your ticket includes entry to Varsity itself, a Varsity 2019 t-shirt, travel to and from Portsmouth and entry to the after party at Oceana Southampton.

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20
Feb

Switch off from screens this National Day of Unplugging

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On Friday 01 March, we will be switching off from our screens and social media to join in with National Day of Unplugging – a ‘communal digital detox’.

From the National Day of Unplugging website – “The National Day of Unplugging (NDU) is an annual 24-hour period, of observing a communal digital detox.
The NDU is an outgrowth of the Sabbath Manifesto, an adaption of our ancestors’ ritual of carving out one day per week to unwind, unplug, relax, reflect, get outdoors, and connect with loved ones.
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20
Feb

Get your voice heard in UK Parliament

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Find out how to take action and make an impact on decisions made in the UK Parliament at our workshop. You will discover the tools you can use to influence debates, decisions and legislation.

You will also learn how to build effective relationships with MPs and members of the House of Lords. This session is perfect for those wishing to be heard and make a difference on the issues that matter most. An interactive workshop with discussions, debates, games and quizzes.

If you’d like to join us and learn more, please sign up here: bit.ly/SUSUInfluential
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19
Feb

Celebrate Culture Festival 2019

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The Union’s Culture Festival is back during 11 – 24 March 2019, with lots of exciting events planned. Why not come along and discover something new?

Global Village, Monday 11 March, 11:00 – 15:00, Students’ Union
Take a trip around the World with SUSU’s Cultural Societies and learn something new with free food, activities and games.

Tai Chi Chuan – hosted by Hung Leng Kuen Kung Fu Group, Monday 11 March, 19:00 – 20:30, Activities Room (Building 42)
All abilities welcome, your first few sessions will be free!

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07
Feb

Book onto our next Creative Careers Session

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Our next Creative Careers Session will cover Media and Advertising, so book your place today if this is the industry you would love to work in! In these workshops you’ll hear from current industry professionals and top tips for getting ahead.

Creative Careers Session: Media and Advertising
Monday 11 February, 13:30 – 14:30,
The Board Room, Level 2, Students’ Union (Building 42)
BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE:
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