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02
Mar

Why vote in the Spring Elections?

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The snow should not prevent you from voting – Our online voting system is open until 16:00 today, so you can exercise your right to vote in any circumstances…

Not sure why it’s important? Below are just a couple of reasons (amongst many others) why we think you should take the time to cast your vote:

Why should I vote?

As a Students’ Union, we exist to enrich your life at University and our decisions affect anything from clubs and societies funding to Freshers’ activities, academic and University decisions or implementation of support services across campuses.

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01
Mar

Campus & Union closure due to adverse weather

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The University has announced that all 4 campuses are closing today (see exact details on Sussed), meaning the Union will close as well.

Our buildings (B40 & 42) will be closed from today Thursday 01 March  16:00 and will re-open on Monday 05 March morning.

Please note that voting for Spring Elections remains open online (www.susu.org/vote) until 16:00 tomorrow (Friday 02 March), but Elections Night Live has been cancelled.

Results will be announced on Friday PM (times to be confirmed).

If you have any concerns about elections, please email voting@susu.org

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20
Apr

What would YOU do at Winchester?

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How do you think we could spend our committee budget to improve student life at Winchester?

Food on Us.

We would like to invite you to two events on Thursday 27 April and Tuesday 02 May, where we can share food and drink and hear your ideas.

Maybe there’s something you think we do well and you’d like to see more of it, or perhaps you have had a light bulb moment for an event that you think would be perfect for WSA. From the wacky to the wonderful – we want to hear from you.

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20
Apr

Take the lead: Nominations are open for our Summer Elections

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Take the lead on what you care about and nominate yourself for a position in our Summer Elections.

Join the team and become one of our Student Leaders, Faculty Officers, Academic Presidents or Vice-Presidents and Trustees.

From sport to housing, well-being and academic opportunities, join us to improve the student experience across our various campuses.

You can find the full list of roles and nominate yourself NOW at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections.

Nominations have been extended till Wednesday 10 May at 09:00.

What happens next?

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20
Apr

AGM: It’s time to submit your ideas

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Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) is fast approaching on Wednesday 17 May and we are looking for your ideas to discuss on the day.

It can be about absolutely anything you would like to change about our Union – from practical to plain wacky, we’ve heard it all and we’ve made  a number of changes as a result. For example, we made Susu the cat Honorary President as a result of a suggestion from a student at AGM and we’ve included more vegan options in our Union outlets too.

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01
Mar

Academic Awards Nominations are Open

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Our annual Academic Awards ceremony returns on Thursday 11 May to The Cube, where we will be donning our best finery in preparation to celebrate the academic achievements of University staff and our Academic Reps.

Who do you think deserves an award?

If you have been inspired by a lecturer or perhaps one of our Academic Reps has gone above and beyond to represent you on your course – we want to hear from  you!

You can now nominate the people that you think deserves to be recognised for their contribution to academia before midnight on Wednesday 15 March at: … Read the rest

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01
Mar

Spring Elections: Free hot chocolate, candy floss, popcorn and pizza for voters

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It’s the third day of our Spring Elections and what a week it has been so far! We’ve heard from the candidates as they spoke to SUSUtv about their manifestos on the Concourse at our Meet the Candidates events, we’ve toured the University campuses with our crew armed with iPads getting votes and we’ve even enjoyed some pancakes as we welcomed a company onto the Redbrick to serve up some of our favourite seasonal tasty treats yesterday.

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17
Feb

Five students running for Union President

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With nominations now closed, we are pleased to introduce our candidates for the Spring Elections 2017.

We have received a healthy 51 nominations from students running for our Full-Time Officer and Student Leader roles and the figure includes an incredible five nominations for students running as Union President this year. The Union President is responsible for leading the Union and the Full-Time Officers. The role involves playing a key part in decision making across the Union, including chairing our Trustee Board and being in charge of Union finances.

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16
Feb

Last Chance to Nominate Yourself in the Spring Elections

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You wouldn’t turn down your dream job – so hurry and nominate yourself in our Spring Elections before 13:00 today!

All you need is passion and an interest in the area and we will offer full training on the job. Our Full-Time Officer positions are salaried and our Part-Time Student Leader roles can fit flexibly around your degrees.

We understand that you want to brush up those manifestos as you would a regular job application. However, make sure you don’t miss the deadline today to run for one of our roles.

You can nominate yourself now at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections.

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30
Jan

Spring Elections 2017 – Nominations are Open!

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It’s that time of year again… *drum roll please* nominations for the Spring Elections 2017 have officially opened today (Monday 30 January)!

If you’re keen to represent the Students’ Union, and would like to become one of our next Full-time Sabbatical Officers, now is your chance to nominate yourself. These are paid positions and you will have the responsibility of overseeing the policy and activity zones, and setting the direction for our Union.

There are 7 positions up for grabs, and just a reminder these are:

  • Union President
  • VP Democracy and Creative Industries
  • VP Education
  • VP Engagement
  • VP Sports Development
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