Tag Archive > feedback

14
Jan

To include every student…you said, we did!

In General

Our mission statement is to unlock the potential and enrich the life of every student and that means that we aim to provide opportunities, facilities and services that include every student, regardless of what you’re studying and where.

You Said – “Improve transport services between Southampton and WSA”

The Students’ Union Did – We introduced the Shuttle Bus, a free service operating between the WSA and the University Highfield Campus, Monday-Friday during term-time from 8:00 to 20:00.

The two campuses are better connected and you are able to attend events at both locations.

 

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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.

SURecruit has been helping you to … Read the rest

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02
Dec

To improve your academic experience and for your future development…You said, we did!

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The Students’ Union is led by you, so it is you who makes decisions and tells us how to improve. University is designed to give you the tools and education you need for your chosen future. That means we are responsible for giving you opportunities to improve your personal development while you are here. Here are some examples of things that we have changed according to the feedback you have given us:

You Said – “Help us launch our own businesses”.

The Students’ Union Did – We put in place a new business initiative called ‘Union Enterprise Labs’ that gives … Read the rest

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18
Nov

Calling all PGRs – Nominations for PGR Committee opening soon!

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Nominations open tomorrow for a range of positions as part of an all-new PGR Committee, designed to provide greater representation, support and opportunities for all PGRs.

 

What roles are available?

The line-up includes four new roles covering the following key areas:

 

Training & Development Officer

  • Responsibilities include gauging PGRs’ satisfaction with current training and development opportunities, and communicating ideas and feedback to the Union and University.

Academic Quality Officer

  • This role involves representing PGRs’ academic issues to the doctoral college, and suggesting and supporting policies that will improve the quality of their academic lives.

Welfare Officer

  • This position
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18
Oct

Academic Rep Voting starts tomorrow

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For the last couple of weeks, students have been busy nominating candidates (or themselves) for the Academic Rep elections. Your VP Education, Shruti, has been making announcements via her Facebook profile and event, there has been lots of flyering and we have even had a helping paw from Susu the cat to encourage students to get involved and nominate themselves to make positive change.

Academic Reps are there to help improve students’ courses by feeding back any comments from course members to the University. We support Reps to help ensure the University listens. In return, they are awarded with responsibility … Read the rest

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