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10
May

Student Scouts win Southampton City Queen’s Scout Award

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Four students from our Scout Society have won the Southampton City Queen’s Scout Award on 22-23 April at Windsor Castle.

Ben McDonagh, Tom Candy, Henry Hick and Oli Bills were all recognised with the award at the celebration event, which included a parade to mark St. George’s Day.

The award is the highest youth award within Scouting, available only to those aged 18-25 who complete a big set of challenges, similar to DofE. The Queen’s Scout award involves Scouts taking on and committing to a new skill, physical activity and volunteering service for a year or more, undertaking a self-sustained … Read the rest

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12
Mar

Academic Awards – Last Chance to Nominate

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Who do you think has gone that extra mile academically?

Perhaps you know a lecturer, Personal Tutor, or Academic Rep that has inspired you or really gone out of their way to support you in your studies. If you think they deserve recognition, why not nominate them for an Academic Award.

We’re hosting our annual invitation-only ceremony on Thursday 11 May at The Cube, where we will be wearing our best finery to celebrate the academic achievements of University staff and our Academic Reps.

You can nominate a deserving person before midnight on Wednesday 15 March to receive an award … Read the rest

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22
Mar

Awards Ceremonies: Save the date!

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Thank you to everyone who has nominated a deserving student for either an Athletic Union Award or an Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs) Award! It is lovely to recognise the achievements of students and show that we appreciate your hard work!

If you want to go along to the Awards ceremonies to see the winners accept their awards (cue the emotional Oscars-style acceptance speeches!), then make sure you save these dates:

Athletic Union (AU) Ball 

Friday 29th April 2016 at The Hilton, Ageas Bowl

Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs)

Friday 6th May at The Cube

You can also attend the Intra-Mural … Read the rest

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25
Feb

Nominations open for the Academic Awards

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Union Awards Season is upon us! We want to celebrate the people who have had a real impact on you here at university, whether that’s through excellent teaching or academic representation, fantastic sporting achievements or great volunteering successes. Whatever you want to celebrate, our awards have got it covered.

As you may remember from our previous awards blog, we’ve merged our Course Rep Awards (CRAs) and Excellence in Teaching Awards (ETAs) to form the all new Academic Awards – one unified celebration of the academic achievements across both staff and students.

Nominations for this award are now open, so what … Read the rest

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17
Feb

Union Awards: Nominations coming soon

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Union Awards Season is approaching so it’s time to start thinking about the people who have had a real impact on you here at university, whether that’s through excellent teaching or academic representation, fantastic sporting achievements or great volunteering successes. Whatever you want to celebrate, our awards have got it covered.

This year, we’ve merged our Course Rep Awards (CRAs) and Excellence in Teaching Awards (ETAs) to form the all new Academic Awards – one unified celebration of the academic achievements across both staff and students.

Our Excellence in Volunteering Awards exist to reward the successes of our societies, volunteer … Read the rest

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03
Dec

Postgraduate Guest Blog: Advice to my younger self – top tips for new (and current) PhD students Part 2 The Job Hunt

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We asked postgraduate student Zoe M. Harris to write a post to give students some advice for new and current PhD students. She has done just that and some of her gems of knowledge may be useful to undergraduates as well! Zoe’s advice will appear in a weekly series following on from last week’s post with tips on the PhD. Stay tuned for next week’s post with more general life tips.

After handing in my thesis and waiting to viva (this is an oral examination for those that don’t know!), I was applying for jobs and working as a research Read the rest

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