National Student Money Week runs between the Monday 06 – Friday 10 February. Students’ Unions all over the country are running events to give you tips and advice on how to stretch those pennies a little bit further. Whether it is by planning your food shop by using a list or opening a separate bank account to help you save – we’re interested in hearing what you do, so we can share ideas to other students. Tweet us your best ideas @Union_Soton.
But that’s not all. We’ll be travelling around the different campuses, holding competition and advice stalls full … Read the rest
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Are you an experienced Financial Director?
We’re looking to hire an External Trustee (Finance) to help us shape the future of our Union.
You’ll be working alongside 3 other External Trustees and 12 Student Trustees. Your role will be to provide support and specialist skills to ensure our Union can achieve its ambitious objective to be one of the top ranked Unions in the country within the next four years.
The appointment is for a period of 3 years with an option to reappoint for a further 3 years.
We are seeking an individual to provide … Read the rest
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Applications have opened to attend the second annual Futures in Finance Conference (FIFC) for students who wish to embrace a career in the financial world. The conference was set up by students at University of Southampton and held for the first time in October 2013 – attracting 220 delegates from 36 different countries – and will once again be held in Southampton in 2014.
With sponsors including PWC, KPMG, FactSet, BlackRock and Grant Thornton, the event – which this year will take place on the weekend of 18th and 19th October 2014 – is set to be even more useful … Read the rest
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SUSU is currently hosting Ethics Week – a whole week of events organised by the Environment & Ethics team to give you information and tips on ethical choices that are easy to make and can help to make a real difference to your life as well as the wider community.
There’s something different happening every day, from shopping ethically at SUSU with the Green Label project to finding out just how bad pay day loans really are.
You can find out what’s on each day this week by visiting the Ethics Week Facebook event.
Don’t forget you can also … Read the rest
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