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07
Apr

Work with us: WSA Assistant and Safety Bus Drivers wanted!

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If you are looking for work, we are currently recruiting for two positions at the Union. If you want to apply, hurry, because applications close on Monday 11th April at 9am.

Winchester School of Art Assistant 

The Role

  • To assist the Manager – Union WSA to improve the SUSU experience at WSA.
  • To work as part of a team of students who coordinate our communications across the day, evening and weekend.
  • To assist with arranging events locally at WSA Union.

We can offer you

  • A role based at WSA
  • Flexible hours to suit you and fit around your studies
  • 28
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03
Apr

Postgraduates Who Teach – we want to hear from you!

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Are you a postgraduate student who teaches? Do you feel fully supported and represented? Are you satisfied with the opportunities available to you?

These are just some of the questions we’re putting to you as part of our Postgraduates Who Teach survey. If you’ve not heard about it yet, this is a survey that we have put together to better understand your experience as a postgraduate student who teaches – and how we can help to improve it.

All responses are strictly confidential and will be used to compile a report of findings that will be presented to the … Read the rest

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25
Mar

Grad Scheme Application Tips

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For many third year students the time has come in which many of you will be researching and applying for, and hopefully receiving an offer for, graduate jobs! Getting any job is a tough call, but as students from the University of Southampton you’ve got a lot going for you, and hopefully after reading this you will have all the tips to help you earn a place on a great graduate scheme.

What have you studied and how does it relate to the role?

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13
Mar

Calling all 3rd years: Have you taken the NSS yet?

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What is the NSS?

If you’re a third year student, you probably can’t go anywhere without seeing or hearing about the National Student Survey, or NSS.

The NSS is a nationwide census of nearly half a million students which gathers feedback on your time at university. This information is then used to identify what went well and what could be improved.

The survey will soon be entering its next stage and contacting students by telephone, so if you haven’t yet taken the survey and want to avoid getting hassled, make sure you head over to the National Student Survey 2016Read the rest

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19
Feb

Society Spotlight: Meet Real Ale and Cider Society

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It’s time to kick back, relax with a pint and meet Charles Roffey, President of Real Ale and Cider Society and Treasurer, Josh Upton. With eighty members, the Real Ale and Cider Society endorses local pubs and breweries and samples what they have to offer as well as offering discounts at the best places around Southampton.   

When did the society start?

Spring 2011

What is the best part about being involved in your society?

Being introduced to some great tasting beers and ciders that you would never have tried before and getting discounts on them whilst doing so.

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30
Jan

Student Volunteering Week – Save the Date

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There is nothing more satisfying and worthwhile than giving. And what better way to start than with our annual Student Volunteering Week, which is back for another year between Monday 22nd-Sunday 28th February. You can get involved with events, talks, volunteering tasters and much more across the University and Southampton.

What is volunteering?

Volunteering is ‘freely offering something’, usually your time, to a cause.

It is a common misconception that volunteering is just helping charity. It can be that, but it may also include:

  • Coaching your local football team
  • Representing your Halls of Residences in a Halls Committee
  • Organising an
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05
Jan

To improve your student experience…You said, we did!

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We understand that University is a great chance to explore different opportunities: join societies, make new friends, take up a new hobby and discover your new surroundings. That’s why we do everything we can to ensure that your student experience is the best it can be! Here are some things that you asked for and we made happen…

You Said – “Help us to find suitable work opportunities”

The Students’ Union Did – In September, we launched our very own on-site recruitment agency, SURecruit, to help you find part-time work while you study.

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