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18
Jun

Southampton Sharks shoot hoops with The GROW Project

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Chris Conti and Simeon Superville, from our very own Southampton Sharks (SUBC), ran a fantastic basketball activity session for five members of The GROW Project last Friday. The GROW Project is an innovative charity committed to bringing day services to adults with physical and learning disabilities in Southampton and Eastleigh. Once we heard that several of their members were interested in basketball, the Sharks jumped at the opportunity to help!

After a quick warm-up in the Team Southampton Sports Hall, Chris and Simeon coached the basketball fans in dribbling, shooting, and passing. Everyone was encouraged to team up, get involved … Read the rest

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01
Aug

Farm4life: Helping Disadvantaged Communities

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We recently donated boxes of our off-brand t-shirts to a fantastic international charity called Farm4life.

Working predominantly in Ghana to provide communities with relief from financial, social and economic hardship, Farm4life aims to improve the education and general well-being of young people and adults.

Farm4life was co-founded by Lloyd and Karen Clewer following Lloyd’s visit to Jamestown, Accra, where he was saw first-hand the day-to-day struggles of those living in disadvantaged communities.

The organisation particularly encourages the donation of furniture, including desks and chairs. These are taken apart and sent over to Farm4life co-workers who live in the communities in … Read the rest

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07
Mar

WSA: Meet your elected officers for 2016-17

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Thank you to everyone who has taken part and voted in the Spring Elections 2016! 5,507 students voted!

Now, it’s time for you to meet your elected officers specifically working in WSA 2016-17…

Student Communities Team

This is the team which will work to represent the interests and amplify the voice of our different student communities, including Winchester.

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VP_StudentCommunities_FloraNoble  WC_Welfare_KeziaDavies  WCP_RebeccaWillis

Meet your Full Time Officers for 2016-17

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By-Elections

We will be holding By-Elections during the Summer Elections next term to fill the following Part-time Student Leader positions:

  • WSA Academic Officer
  • WSA International Officer
  • WSA Social Events Officer
  • Charity and Community
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12
Nov

Halls Committee nominations period extended until 8PM tonight

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We have extended the nominations period for Halls Committee Elections until 8pm tonight, to allow students more time to nominate themselves and take a look at the available roles. We want you to make an informed choice about which role to nominate yourself for….so read below and find out the options.

What are Halls Committees?

Every Halls of residence at University of Southampton (including private rented) has their own Halls Committee (formerly known as JCRs), to ensure that students are given the support they need in their first year.

What roles can I run for?

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09
Nov

Halls Committee elections – Nominations Now Open

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You can now nominate yourself to be involved in your Halls Committee!

What are Halls Committees?

Every Halls of residence at University of Southampton (including private rented) has their own Halls Committee (formerly known as JCRs), to ensure that students are given the support they need in their first year.

What roles can I run for?

Each Halls (including Private rented) has the following roles:

  • President
  • Secretary
  • Welfare and Campaigns Officer
  • Sports Officer
  • Fundraising and Volunteering Officer
  • Events and Activities Officer
  • Communities Officer

What can I gain from running?

  • Opportunity to shape your Halls! – Staying in Halls can be
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21
Oct

October’s Black History Month Events

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This year we have lots of events planned to commemorate Black History Month, .

Black History Month is a time to recognise and celebrate the important contributions that people of African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean heritage make to humanity – raising awareness of different cultures and communities, and our events aim to highlight these contributions.

On the 25th October there will be a free screening of the film ’42’ in Union Films. The film is about Jackie Robinson, the first African-American player in the baseball Major League, and the screening will begin at 2:15pm. Finally on the 28th October there … Read the rest

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