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PGR Committee Guest Blog: “I wish I had branched out and made more friends in my twenties”

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Check out the first guest blog from our Community Engagement Officer, Ben Yarnall, who is a member of the Postgraduate Research Committee…

Great news everyone! This weekend marks the first attempt, in my stay at the University of Southampton, of an open postgraduate event.

The presence of a postgraduate society for biological scientists was a great help to me in the first year of my PhD. I did not study here for my undergraduate degree and had no existing friends in the area. Having people to play socialise with from the word go at least distracted me from the daunting … Read the rest

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Big Night Out is back for St. Patrick’s Day

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Every student in Southampton’s favourite night out is back!

Don your t-shirt, grab your friends and join thousands of other students for the city’s BIGGEST bar and club crawl…and this time it’s with a St. Paddy’s Day theme!

After the success of the Halloween BNO, which saw 5,000 of you tear up the streets of Southampton to party the night away, we decided to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style with a suitably great (and green!) night to remember. You can expect LOADS of free Guinness giveaways, live bands and plenty of Irish charm!

When: Thursday 17th March

Where: 10 … Read the rest

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17 Societies You Didn’t Know Existed

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Your Students’ Union offers over 300+ clubs and societies for you to join while you study at the University of Southampton. There really is something for everyone. Each group is student led and supported by the Union. In no particular order, these are 17 interesting and unusual societies that you’d be a fool not to join.

Assassin’s Society

Mock assassinate a target (another member of the society) without being detected or ‘assassinated’ yourself. This society will unleash your inner Jason Bourne, will it beat the other Bournes?!

Price: Free


Breakdance Society

Turn yourself into a B-Boy in a couple … Read the rest

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SUSU Statement: Men’s Hockey Club

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The Men’s Hockey Club are to publicly apologise, undergo equality and diversity training and pay a fine following an “unacceptable” and offensive email sent by the Club last term.

Following a disciplinary hearing last week, at which the Club pled guilty to the charges of breaking University and Union rules, the Club will also get involved in the #SotonSpeaksUp campaign against sexual harassment and other inappropriate behaviour during nights out.

Disciplinary Committee, made up of 5 students drawn at random from Union Council, heard evidence from the Club and from the Union President before reaching their decision.

The Committee also … Read the rest

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What’s all this Hubbub?

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Does your society need more cash for travel hire? Does your sports club need a hand with money for equipment? Maybe you’ve always dreamed of doing a research Masters but can’t imagine getting all the funds together – or maybe you’re keen to start a new initiative with other students at Southampton to benefit others.

We’re thrilled to announce that SUSU is now in partnership with Hubbub, a new crowdfunding site that’s specifically aimed at students, and has produced countless amazing success stories.

Hubbub is works in the same way as other popular crowdfunding sites like Sponsume and Kickstarter – … Read the rest

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