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13
Mar

Who do you think deserves an Excellence in Volunteering Award?

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This year our Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs) will be held on Friday 10 May 2019 at the Students’ Union. We can’t wait to celebrate the achievements of fantastic student volunteers here at Southampton, but first we need to know who you think should be put forward to receive an award.

If you know someone who has been an incredible volunteer this year, we want to hear about them!
They could have volunteered their time for charity, as a member of a sports club or society, supporting the local community, fundraising, or something completely different!

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15
May

Excellence in Volunteering Awards 2018 – the winners!

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On Friday 11 May we celebrated our Excellence in Volunteering Awards 2018 at the Union. These awards are a chance to say well done and thank you to students who have gone the extra mile with their volunteering efforts this year, whether that’s helping in the community, fundraising or giving up their own time to benefit a society or sports club.

A full list of winners can be found below:

Creative Industries Volunteer of the Year – Max Hayman

Democracy Volunteer of the Year – Thrinayani Ramakrishnan

Education Volunteer of the Year – Adrian Li

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12
Mar

Excellence in Volunteering Awards: Nominations Open

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** NOMINATIONS CLOSE MONDAY 09 APRIL at 09:00 – Simply email activities@susu.org with the name of the person/society you would like to nominate and for which award, and a short paragraph explaining why you have nominated them.**

Our annual Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs) returns in May and nominations are now open!

This is a chance to celebrate the success of our student volunteers and the impact that they have in the local community and wider world. Who do you think deserves to be recognised for their work? If you know a student who has given up their time to … Read the rest

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28
Apr

The EVAs Awards shortlist is now live

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After much consideration, we are pleased to announce the shortlisted students for our Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs) Awards.

The quality of nominations was extremely high and we had a tough job whittling down the longlist, but we are excited to announce the award winners at our ceremony on Friday 12 May at 19:00 in The Cube.

To view the full list, go to www.unionsouthampton.org/evas

Non-dining tickets are available for just £15 each at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

For the latest award updates, check out our official EVAs Facebook event.… Read the rest

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13
Mar

Nominations are now open for our annual EVA Awards

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Our annual Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs) Awards returns to The Cube, Highfield campus on Friday 12 May.

The awards are a chance to recognise the contribution of our members to volunteering in the local community and internationally.

If you know a student who has given up their time to volunteer for a cause, whether it be a charity or making a different to a student group, you can nominate them for an award online at www.unionsouthampton.org/evas

The categories include:

  • Best Volunteer in each Zone Award
  • Specialist Zone Awards
  • Cross-collaboration of the Year
  • Outstanding Leadership Award
  • Volunteer-led event of the Year
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25
Apr

Awards Ceremonies update

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Thank you to everyone who nominated someone deserving for one of our awards.

We received a total of 181 nominations for our Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs), which have been carefully whittled down to a shortlist of 66 entries.

You can view the shortlist of EVAs nominees here.

The EVAs are taking place on 6th May in The Cube. Find out more by joining the Facebook event.

In the sporting world, we’re also excited to confirm that this year’s AU Ball will be appropriately headlined by sporting star and England rugby icon turned DJ, James Haskell.

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19
Apr

Awards Ceremonies: Tickets on sale on Wednesday 20 April!

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As you may have heard, you are about to experience SUSU awards season. This is when we host a range of opportunities for you to celebrate your fellow staff and students (or your own!) successes from across the year!

This is what we have coming up:

Athletic Union (AU) Ball 

Friday 29 April 2016 at The Hilton, Ageas Bowl

Academic Awards

Thursday 5 May at The Cube

Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs)

Friday 6 May at The Cube

‘So how do I get tickets’, we hear you cry?!

We are delighted to announce that TICKETS ARE ON SALE at 12pm … Read the rest

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22
Mar

Awards Ceremonies: Save the date!

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Thank you to everyone who has nominated a deserving student for either an Athletic Union Award or an Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs) Award! It is lovely to recognise the achievements of students and show that we appreciate your hard work!

If you want to go along to the Awards ceremonies to see the winners accept their awards (cue the emotional Oscars-style acceptance speeches!), then make sure you save these dates:

Athletic Union (AU) Ball 

Friday 29th April 2016 at The Hilton, Ageas Bowl

Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs)

Friday 6th May at The Cube

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20
Mar

Summer Events 2016: What you’ve got to look forward to

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While you’re off on your Easter holidays, we are planning lots of exciting events and activities for the summer. From end of year Balls, BBQs and club nights, the events calendar is looking packed and you’re invited…

Special Events

Athletic Union (AU) Ball – 29th April

Celebrate the achievements of the Athletic Union, including Team Southampton’s Varsity 2016 win with an end of year Ball held at the Ageas Bowl.  Tickets are due to go on sale from the Box Office on 22nd April.

Intra-Mural (IM) Ball – 4th May

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04
May

IT’S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

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Okay, so this blog post has got nothing to do with the song by Europe. What we mean is that we’ve got a number of important countdowns to make this term, which will end in some truly exciting and unforgettable events, namely the Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs), the Excellence in Teaching Awards (ETAs) and the Course Rep Awards (CRAs). It’s almost the end of another fantastic year at the University of Southampton, you’ve had your chance to nominate the people that you think have really made a difference this year; be that through volunteering, putting in the extra effort … Read the rest

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