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06
Jun

University of Southampton awarded Silver by TEF Panel

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The University of Southampton has been awarded the Silver Teaching Excellence & Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) Panel Award. This is a fantastic achievement which recognises the University’s “priority and focus on delivering a transformative experience that enables and encourages students to excel during their time at the University and to continue their success as graduates throughout their lives.”

The Union would like to take this opportunity to thank our Academic Reps, as their hard work listening to ideas and feedback from students, and ensuring positive student-led changes are made at the University, has played an important part in the University … Read the rest

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12
Mar

Excellence in Volunteering Awards: Nominations Open

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** NOMINATIONS CLOSE MONDAY 09 APRIL at 09:00 – Simply email activities@susu.org with the name of the person/society you would like to nominate and for which award, and a short paragraph explaining why you have nominated them.**

Our annual Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs) returns in May and nominations are now open!

This is a chance to celebrate the success of our student volunteers and the impact that they have in the local community and wider world. Who do you think deserves to be recognised for their work? If you know a student who has given up their time to … Read the rest

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06
Mar

The Academic Awards 2018: Nominations Open!

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Who’s looking forward to the return of our annual Academic Awards this May? We certainly are!

We all know that one person who has gone above and beyond academically. Maybe it’s a lecturer who gave an inspiring talk which led to your interest in a particular area of study? Perhaps your course has improved this year as a result of the fantastic work by one of your Academic Reps?

Whoever it is, make sure you nominate them for an Academic Award so we can celebrate their achievements at the Academic Awards Ceremony this May. It’s quick and easy to … Read the rest

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11
Aug

BBC Radio 1’s Dev to host Awards at RAG Conference 2017

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This year’s Awards Ceremony at the National RAG Conference will be hosted by BBC Radio 1 presenter and DJ, Devin “Dev” Griffin. You may have heard Dev on Radio 1’s Weekend Breakfast Show, and he has previously hosted on Radio 1Xtra. Some of you may even remember him from CBBC TV shows Smile and Bring It On!

Dev will be helping us announce the best of the best in student fundraising with awards including Student Fundraiser of the Year, Most Improved RAG, Charity of the Year, RAG of the Year and many more.

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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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28
Apr

The EVAs Awards shortlist is now live

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After much consideration, we are pleased to announce the shortlisted students for our Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs) Awards.

The quality of nominations was extremely high and we had a tough job whittling down the longlist, but we are excited to announce the award winners at our ceremony on Friday 12 May at 19:00 in The Cube.

To view the full list, go to www.unionsouthampton.org/evas

Non-dining tickets are available for just £15 each at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

For the latest award updates, check out our official EVAs Facebook event.… Read the rest

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27
Apr

SUSUtv shortlisted for Best Media Society at National Societies Awards

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You may remember reading our recent blog post, calling for nominations for the National Societies Awards.

Following a flurry of nominations, we are delighted to announce that our student-run television station, SUSUtv have been shortlisted for Best Media Society.

Head of Publicity, Tara Granea comments, “Everyone here at the station is absolutely delighted with this nomination! We’ve been working so hard all year and, although we don’t do it for the awards, it’s such a great feeling to see everyone’s effort pay off. We’re very grateful!”

The awards, due to take place on Friday 19 May at the … Read the rest

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06
Apr

Nominations are open for the National Societies Awards

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The National Societies Awards are coming to the Crowne Plaza, Nottingham on Friday 19 May.

The ceremony, founded last year at Bristol UWE, gives us a chance to celebrate the very best student societies in the UK.

If you think your student group is deserving of an award, you can nominate them before 12:00 on Friday 21 April here.

The categories include:

  • Best Society
  • Best Local Community Contribution
  • Best Society Event
  • Best Cultural and Faith Society
  • Best Arts and Performance Society
  • Best Media Society
  • Best Hobby and Interest Society
  • Best Academic and Careers Society
  • Best Volunteering and Charity Society
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05
Apr

SUSUtv Highly Commended at the National Student Television Association Awards (NaSTAs) 2017

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Our very own student television station, SUSUtv, has achieved Highly Commended at National Student Television Association Awards (NaSTAs) 2017 on Saturday.

The team received the recognition for their entry, ‘Blind Love’ in the ‘Best Writing’ Category at the awards ceremony, held in Birmingham.

The film, written and directed by Tom Pethick, tells the story of a young man, Horatio, as he is forced to make the decision between love and sight as his vision grows increasingly weaker the more time he spends with the girl he loves.

Tom comments, “At it’s core, the piece is about the simple decision between … Read the rest

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13
Mar

Nominations are now open for our annual EVA Awards

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Our annual Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs) Awards returns to The Cube, Highfield campus on Friday 12 May.

The awards are a chance to recognise the contribution of our members to volunteering in the local community and internationally.

If you know a student who has given up their time to volunteer for a cause, whether it be a charity or making a different to a student group, you can nominate them for an award online at www.unionsouthampton.org/evas

The categories include:

  • Best Volunteer in each Zone Award
  • Specialist Zone Awards
  • Cross-collaboration of the Year
  • Outstanding Leadership Award
  • Volunteer-led event of the Year
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