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25
Jul

Graduates: 8 Top Tips for Job Hunting

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Congratulations to all of our recent graduates! This is an exciting time of year (we’re talking selfies with your pals all robed up, holidays, meals out and ciders in the sun) but what happens when it’s time to face reality and begin the job hunt?

Here are 8 of our top tips for you to bear in mind if you’re yet to secure a job.

  1. Don’t let rejection put you off your search. No one likes to be rejected and we understand it can be sad when you don’t make the cut for a role you set your heart on.
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01
Dec

Enterprise Fund – 11 applications submitted

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The Union Enterprise Fund exists to help you fund original and innovative events, activities and projects. After receiving an incredible 11 submissions showcasing your great ideas, we are in the process of choosing the most deserving idea for the £500 investment – and as you can see, it is proving quite a challenge:

Applicant 1: The Charge Project, is a solar energy distribution service that will operate in the ultra-poor river islands of Bangladesh. The Charge Project will comprise of a boat network with solar panel arrays mounted to the roof, which will be used to charge battery boxes.

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16
Sep

#SotonQandA Round-Up – Everything you wanted to know

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We held the second part in our series of live Q&As on Wednesday, where you took to Twitter using the hashtag #SotonQandA to ask us everything you wanted to know about student life and Freshers’. Our Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley joined us to answer your questions. Here’s a quick round-up of what happened…

  1. You asked us about free bus passes for Freshers’ in Halls and yes, you lucky lot do indeed get free access to Unilink bus passes if you are in Halls of Residences. You’ll find this is a great way to get around the city efficiently (especially if
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04
May

Win £500 to develop your business idea!

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Fancy yourself as the next Karen Brady or Richard Branson?

You asked us for more opportunities to help you develop your careers after you leave Southampton, so we are offering you the chance to win up to £500 to go towards funding your own business idea!

So how does it work?

You will need to submit your application here before Friday 6 May, covering the following areas:

  • Who is applying for the funding and contact details
  • A summary of the idea
  • How much is being applied for
  • What the money will be spent on

Then what?

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07
Apr

Work with us: WSA Assistant and Safety Bus Drivers wanted!

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If you are looking for work, we are currently recruiting for two positions at the Union. If you want to apply, hurry, because applications close on Monday 11th April at 9am.

Winchester School of Art Assistant 

The Role

  • To assist the Manager – Union WSA to improve the SUSU experience at WSA.
  • To work as part of a team of students who coordinate our communications across the day, evening and weekend.
  • To assist with arranging events locally at WSA Union.

We can offer you

  • A role based at WSA
  • Flexible hours to suit you and fit around your studies
  • 28
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25
Mar

Grad Scheme Application Tips

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For many third year students the time has come in which many of you will be researching and applying for, and hopefully receiving an offer for, graduate jobs! Getting any job is a tough call, but as students from the University of Southampton you’ve got a lot going for you, and hopefully after reading this you will have all the tips to help you earn a place on a great graduate scheme.

What have you studied and how does it relate to the role?

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19
Jan

On the job hunt: Interview Tips

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If you are looking for a job in January or you are thinking about your career after University, read our interview tips to help you land your dream job.

1. Do your research in advance

Possibly one of the biggest blunders you could ever commit is to go into an interview without having a clue about the company and their values. Make sure you’ve done your homework and clue yourself up on things such as the latest product launches/advances in the company. Also have a look at the company values, if you can throw in a few of these in … Read the rest

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23
Oct

BBC Two’s The Great British Sewing Bee NEEDS YOU!

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Calling all students interested in sewing!

BBC Two’s The Great British Sewing Bee are looking for talented and creative individuals to take part in the fourth series of the show.

So if you’re at home behind a sewing machine and know your godets from your gussets, then get in touch!

For more details and to get yourself an application form, click here.

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