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11
Oct

Voting for Autumn Elections now open

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Voting for our Autumn Elections is now open. This is your chance to have your say on who will represent you and make your voice heard at University, at your Halls, and in all aspects of student life at Southampton.

Vote for who will be your Course Reps, Faculty Officers, Halls Committee and Zones members. Postgrad students can choose who will be on the Postgraduate Committee and the new Postgraduate Research Reps. WSA students can decide who they would like to be part of the Winchester Committee. There’s also chance to vote on who will hold the Union to account … Read the rest

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25
Sep

Autumn Elections: Nominations are open

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Nominations for our Autumn Elections are now open, so take a lead on your course, your Halls and your campus. This is your chance to make change to your university life and share the ideas of fellow students to the Union, the University and the wider world. You can nominate yourself at susu.org/elections.

Fancy being a course rep to represent those on your course? Or maybe you’re living in halls and are looking to help build the community of your block? If you’re interested in how we make change nominate yourself to be one of our senators! Postgraduate? Check … Read the rest

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21
Mar

Well Done Wednesday – Health Sciences Academic Reps

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This #WellDoneWednesday we are celebrating the recent successes of our Academic Reps from the Faculty of Health Sciences, who have made a number of improvements to student experiences this year.

Passing on your ideas, concerns and feedback to your Course Reps can really make a difference, as we can see from the huge list below! The Union works hard to make sure all students are represented, working alongside the University in making change happen. If you want to know who you Course Reps are, you can search for them here.

Take a look at the recent successes from the … Read the rest

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17
Oct

Voting for Autumn Elections Now Open

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Voting for our Autumn Elections is now open. This is your chance to have your say on who will represent you, make your voice heard and feedback your ideas and concerns to those who can make change happen.

Vote for who will be your Course Reps, Faculty Officers, Halls Committee and Zones members. Postgrad students can choose who will be on the Postgraduate Committee and WSA students can decide who they would like to be their Winchester Campus President and International Officer.

Voting closes on Friday 20 October at 16:00, so make sure you’ve got your votes in by then. … Read the rest

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30
Apr

Summer Elections: #JoinTheTeam

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Nominations for our Summer Elections are now open – you have until Wednesday 4th May to nominate yourself for one of hundreds of positions that will equip you with new skills and impact on the experience of your fellow students.

If you’ve never considered becoming part of the Students’ Union team, here is just a snapshot of what our Course Reps have achieved for students.

Law

  • Secured extended opening times for the Law building during exam periods.

Chemistry

  • Secured print credit from the Faculty for all students on this course.

 Electronics & Computer Science

  • Worked with University staff to
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02
Apr

Summer Elections: Your chance to lead

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If you found yourself thinking about running in the Spring Elections, but for whatever reason didn’t, we are giving you another chance! We understand that January was a busy time with exams, so we are holding Summer Elections to give you another opportunity to run your Students’ Union with hundreds of different roles including:

  • Student Leaders

Our Student Leaders are senior part-time officers who lead on various areas of the Union’s work. We’ve got several positions still available from the Spring Elections, so if there’s something you might be interested in, give it a go!

  • Academic Presidents/Vice-Presidents

There’s one Academic … Read the rest

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06
Feb

WSA: What you’ve asked for and what you’ve got!

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Your Campus President, Ryan, has been busy working away to improve the WSA student experience. Here is what he has been getting up to:

Shuttle Bus

You asked us to improve the connections between WSA and Highfield, so we made a FREE shuttle bus available for you to travel between campuses during term-time. All you need to do is present your Student ID as you board. You can find the timetable here.

We’ve had some great feedback from students so far, but we have gone one step further and introduced a new process to allow you to book the … Read the rest

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30
Jan

Forget the Oscars…it’s Union Awards time!

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We know how hard you work and how important it is to all of you that we recognise your achievements. That’s why, last year, we introduced the Course Rep Awards to celebrate the successes of the students who represent your courses and work to improve your education. Whether it’s one of your Course Reps, Academic Presidents or Faculty Officers, if you know someone who deserves recognition for their hard work, this is your chance to reward them.

But it doesn’t stop there. Of course, your courses wouldn’t be what they are without your lecturers and we know how much you … Read the rest

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13
Oct

Nominate yourself as an Academic Rep

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Have you ever thought of something which could improve your course? Perhaps something went really well, but you would like to see more of it?

As you know, the Students’ Union is run by students, for students. That means we love democracy and encourage students to have their say and make positive change.

The current elections period is all about the Academic Representative Nominations – in other words, helping you to find students that will work hard to make your course the best it can be.

These people are elected by you to represent you in all things academic, so … Read the rest

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21
Apr

If you could change one thing, what would it be?

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If you could change one thing – about the Students’ Union, University, or even the world – what would it be?

As part of the this year’s Annual General Meeting at the Union, we’re asking every student to suggest one thing they’d like to change  and can submit as many ideas as you wish!

It could be big or small – more water fountains in the library, or campaigning for a better system for student loans.

You can submit your idea online now at www.susu.org/change, or at one of the suggestion boxes we’ve set up around the Union this … Read the rest

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