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24
Jan

Thinking of running for VP Welfare & Community?

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Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is VP Welfare & Community.

Do you have a passion for representing, promoting and campaigning for students and the issues they hold from all of the different communities across campus? This may be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.

Previous examples of work an individual in this position has achieved include the introduction of WIDE Training as well as … Read the rest

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24
Jan

Thinking of running for VP Activities?

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Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is VP Activities.

Do you enjoy working with hundreds of different societies and helping them achieve their goals? This might be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.

Previous examples of work an individual in this position has achieved include being accountable for 214 societies, having increased this number over time.

Don’t worry if you don’t have much experience … Read the rest

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24
Jan

Thinking of running for VP Sports?

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Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is VP Sports.

Do you enjoy working with sports clubs and want to develop a better sporting experience for students? This might be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.

Previous examples of work an individual in this position has achieved include the introduction of Women in Sports Week as well as leading Team Southampton to victory over Portsmouth at Varsity … Read the rest

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24
Jan

Thinking of running for VP Education & Democracy?

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Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is VP Education & Democracy.

Do you have ideas about how to improve student’s academic experience or desire to increase student engagement with SUSU’s advice centre? This may be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.

Previous examples of work an individual in this position has achieved include reducing printing prices for all students across the university as well as … Read the rest

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20
Jan

Thinking of running for Union President?

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Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is Union President.

Do you have ideas on how to lead the Union or how to improve how sustainable we are and ensure SUSU reaches all students at all sites? Then this may be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.

A great example of what can be achieved in this role is the creation and launch of our vegan … Read the rest

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12
Dec

Statement On Students Being Prevented From Voting

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We’ve received reports of multiple students being prevented from voting their local polling station due to an administrative error, meaning they’re not on their polling station list despite being registered to vote.

This morning our VP Education and Democracy, Jo Lisney, experienced this first hand and was turned away from her polling station in Southampton Test. Jo says: “It was a shock this morning when I went to vote and was told I couldn’t. I had my polling card come through so I knew I could, but the people at the station showed me the list and it said ‘details … Read the rest

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03
Sep

SUSU Against Prorogue

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On Saturday, your Sabbatical Officers attended the Southampton protest against the prorogation of parliament, supported by mandate of a previous all student vote.

Whats that, you say? Boris did WHAT? -Bailey the dog, 2019.

In March 2019, SUSU held an all student vote asking if students wanted to support the national campaign for a People’s Vote on Brexit. Of a total turnout of 17.9% (which is the highest turnout we have had from an all student vote), 82.9% of students overwhelmingly voted for SUSU to support this mandate.

SUSU attended Saturday’s protest to represent the Students’ Union and all students. … Read the rest

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30
Apr

Summer Elections 2018: Nominations Open

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Nominations are now open in the Summer Elections 2018!

This is a brilliant opportunity to develop your skills whilst working with a student-led charity organisation to represent our members and make positive changes to student life. The roles are part-time, meaning they can fit alongside your studies nicely – they will help boost your CV, too! The positions we are looking to fill are:


Academic Roles:

  • School Presidents
  • Department Presidents

By-elected Student Leaders:

  • Arts and Humanities Faculty Officer
  • Halls Officer
  • Housing Officer
  • Intra-Mural Officer
  • Student Enterprise Officer

WSA Committee Roles:

  • WSA International Officer
  • WSA Social Events Officer
  • WSA Welfare Officer
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30
Oct

Autumn Elections 2017: The Winners

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Huge congratulations to everyone who was elected into position in our Autumn Elections!

During this round of elections we voted for Academic Reps, Halls Committees and Student Leaders, alongside electing our Halls Committees. Together, these students will work across the University and its various sites to make sure we represent the academic interests of all students, and make your university experience the best it can be.

Our Reps and Officers have varied roles and remits, from representation at course levels to putting on some events in halls. Find out more about the newly elected teams, and their plans at susu.org/electionsRead the rest

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10
May

AGM: Voting is now open

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Thank you for all the great ideas you submitted to make changes to our Union at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 17 May.

We are delighted to announce that voting is now open on our website for you to rank your favourites. You have until Monday 15 May to make your rankings and the ideas with the most votes will be added to our agenda on the day of the AGM, ready for discussion.

Don’t forget that you will need to register in advance at www.unionsouthampton.org/agm whether you would like to vote in attendance or online on the … Read the rest

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