SURecruit has been opened since Freshers Week!
The Facebook page is up-and-running, giving you the opportunity to find the latest part-time jobs listings and industry news to help them you with your job search.
However, we want to be accessible to every student and that means looking at other channels to help you find out about jobs. So, meet the SURecruit Twitter page, @SURecruit.
Launched on 12th October, the page will be used to give you the latest job information and to build relationships with local employers, in order to make sure you have the best opportunities as they … Read the rest
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The Army are at Avenue Campus Car Park right now with a host of interactive games and challenges to give you a chance to experience life in the Army.
Until 5pm, you can jump out of a plane with the Paras and command a Challenger 2 tank, in virtual reality. Run the Sandhurst obstacle course in a full-body Oculus Rift experience. Train alongside a Sandhurst Physical Training Instructor. Then go on to lead a successful humanitarian mission in an interactive film. Claim your place on the top of the Leaderboard and you could win a real skydiving experience with the … Read the rest
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We are launching our very own on-site recruitment agency, SURecruit, to help students find part-time work while they study.
The agency, set to be launched this Freshers’, will work with local employers to find opportunities for students in areas such as hospitality, leisure and care.
Located in the Students’ Union by The Bridge, the agency has been founded in partnership with the University of Southampton’s Careers Destinations Team. Each student will be offered support with the aim of finding suitable work opportunities according to their individual skills and interests.
VP Welfare Officer Sam Bailey says “SURecruit is perfect if you’re … Read the rest
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The wonderful team at Southampton Student Minds have been hard at work, and have managed to secure funding to run a Positive Minds course at the university.
The Positive Minds course gives support to students that are suffering from depression and low mood, and is a peer-to-peer run scheme, meaning its run by students for students.
Speaking about the funding, VP Welfare, Beckie Thomas said: “I’m incredibly pleased to have secured funding to run the Positive Minds course at Southampton for our students, it has had great success in other areas of the country so far, and now we’ll be … Read the rest
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International Womens’ Week has always been widely recognised on our campus – and alongside the huge range of relevant seminars and discussion groups arranged by the University, we also arranged our own events with our Feminist Society.
Inspiring Women Panel
Hosted by our own VP Engagement, Ellie Cawthera, and Learning and Development Director of Lloyd Learning, Karen Lloyd, the panel of Women in Industry was a roaring success. Guest speakers were:
- Lynne Parker, founder and chief exec of Funny Women, the UK’s leading community that aims to provide a space for and support women working in comedy.
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International women’s week began on Monday and throughout the next week and a bit (March 9 – 19) there are a whole host of interesting and informative events you could attend, including film screenings, lectures, careers panels and a performance of The Vagina Monologues by FemSoc. For the full listing of events you can visit the Facebook Event!
Speaking about the week, Equality and Diversity officer Sam Bailey said:
“It’s really exciting that we’ve got so many different events organised with FemSoc and International Women in Business to celebrate International Women’s Week. The aim is to not only celebrate … Read the rest
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