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In memory of our much-loved cat, Susu

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“What greater gift than the love of a cat.” – Charles Dickens

To commemorate the life of our much loved cat, Susu, we have installed a plaque in Bar 2. Susu enjoyed exploring the Union building among the crowds of students, but more often than not, she could be found snoozing down in Bar 2. A quote from Charles Dickens perfectly captures her memory.

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Meet the WSA Committee: Welfare Officer

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It’s time to chat to our WSA Welfare Office, Sam. Let’s find out her favourite place in Winchester and more in the Q&A below…

What do you study and what year are you in?

I study Games Design and Art, and currently I am in my third year.

What is your main aim being Welfare Officer?

If I am honest, I want to be that very loud voice (apparently us northerners are loud? I mean I know I can be, but I’m honestly not loud often and without reason!) for the people who don’t feel like they can speak out. … Read the rest

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10 things you did not know about the Students’ Union…until now!

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The Students’ Union is full of weird and fun facts that you may have never known about…until now!

  • Let’s start with one of our favourites…we have our own cat called Susu!

Susu is a stray cat who has adopted the Students’ Union at Highfield as her home – you can often see her chilling on the sofas by The Cube being cuddled by students.

  • In preparation for Freshers’, we ordered over 7,000 pot noodles to give away to this year’s intake! 

True story – don’t say we don’t spoil you.

  • In last year’s Union elections, Private Rented are the JCR
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Introducing… SUSU the Cat

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We are aware that incoming students will have had lots of information to take in about our amazing facilities, societies and everything else that goes on within the Union; but there is one important thing you might not have been told about.

Here at SUSU we’re home to some amazing students and staff from all over the globe; but we’re also home to our feline friend, the legendary SUSU.

SUSU the cat joined us at the Union in 2002, when she was much younger and skinnier. Porters took pity on her and fed her some scraps of food. Initially too … Read the rest

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