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Very Important Sports Announcement

In News, Sport

We have a very important sporting announcement for today… in case you haven’t heard…




It’s coming home. 🙂

The Union will be showing the World Cup semi-final tonight on big screens, including in The Stag’s.

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Day Trippin’: Day-long getaways from Southampton

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Everyone loves a good holiday right? But we don’t always have the time or money for that five star trip to Paris. So why not explore what’s just on your doorstep? There are some great places to visit in and around Southampton so here’s a quick list of just a few!

1. Isle of Wight

Explore the Isle of Wight with just a quick ferry ride away! Once you’re there, there’s plenty to do (Trip Advisor’s got a great list here including coastal walks, zoos and even the odd dinosaur!

The Red Jet runs frequently throughout the week and prices … Read the rest

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Why You Should Take The National Student Survey

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The National Student Survey is in full swing for just one more week – we’ve already given you 12 Reasons Why You Should Probably Do The National Student Survey, but if that’s not enough, we chatted to Sophia D’angelico, your VP Education, about why she thinks it’s worth your time.

Hi, Sophia. Can you explain what the NSS is?
SD: The National Student Survey is a survey, launched in 2005, of all final year undergraduate degree students at institutions in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
What sort of questions does it ask?
SD: All the questions refer to the
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SUSU sign up to mental health anti-stigma pledge

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SUSU, University of Southampton Students’ Union, today joined the growing number of companies committing to end the stigma and discrimination against people with experience of mental health problems by signing a pledge with Time to Change, which is a programme run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness.

The signing ceremony will take place in the Cube at SUSU on the 10 May from 11.45-12.15pm and representatives from SUSU will pledge their support to ‘Time to Change’, promoting a better understanding of mental health problems while offering support and welfare advice to their staff.

SUSU VP Welfare, Beckie Thomas … Read the rest

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New study to help students living with cancer

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A new research project is about to be launched to look at the experiences of teenage and young adults living with cancer.

Over three years the BRIGHTLIGHT study, funded by the NIHR, will look at how the care received by this group affects their quality of life and experience of cancer treatment.

The BRIGHTLIGHT Core research team will be based at University College London Hospitals. Between July 2012 and December 2013 over two thousand 13 to 24 year olds who have been diagnosed with cancer will be recruited. A survey will be carried out 5 and 8 months after diagnosis, … Read the rest

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