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02
Jun

Eddie Izzard #StandUpForEurope – A look back

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“My message to all students is please register [to vote] by the 07 June. That is the date, because otherwise older people will be deciding your future for you on the 23 June. You’ve got to register by the 07 June. It’s your decision. It’s your life. You’re going to have a big long future. The opportunities in Europe are there for you. Low cost flights, free roaming charges, healthcare all across Europe is right there now. It could be taken away from you so get registered before the 07 June and vote remain on the 23 June”.

  • Eddie Izzard,
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12
Apr

All New Events: Massaoke, Gin Tasting and The Art of Coffee

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You’ve got an exciting few months to look forward to with all new events at the Union along with all your favourites, which will be back for the summer semester.

Massaoke

An exciting twist on our classic weekly karaoke in The Stag’s, Massaoke encourages everyone to get involved with mass anthem sing-alongs across the whole pub.

Gin-Tasting

As they say, when life give you lemons, make a G&T! Come along to our Gin-Tasting events to help you get to know your Gordon’s from your Bombay Sapphire to transform you into a connoisseur at the envy of your friends!

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26
Mar

Wessex Scene Takeover: The History of SUSU (and its media) By Bridie Pearson-Jones

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As Wessex Scene turns eighty years old, the Editor, Bridie Pearson-Jones, has completed her first Union blog takeover to tell us about the history of the SUSU and its student media through the ages. Get in touch with your comments @yoursusu, or contact Bridie directly at editor@soton.ac.uk.

This year has been historic for SUSU. All of its student groups sitting in the Creative Industries Zone have significant birthdays – Wessex Scene turned 80, Union Films turned 50, Surge turned 40, SUSUtv is turning 10, and the Edge 5. SUSU is reviewing their brand this year, after years of apathy … Read the rest

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16
Jan

Calling all graduates, postgraduates and mature students: Everything you need to know about the Help to Buy ISA scheme

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We understand that saving is the last thing on students’ minds, but for some students particularly mature students and those who are graduating this year, may be thinking about the next step. If you have been considering saving to buy your first home, we have some information about the “Help to Buy ISA” scheme that may help you along the way.

Here’s what you need to know:

How Does It Work?

 A “Help to Buy: ISA” scheme will help you in saving to buy your first home with a

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27
Nov

Improve your commercial awareness to help land yourself a career after University

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We are working in partnership with KPMG to get you the best experience and preparation for your future career before you leave University.

You can gain the skills you need at a workshop hosted by KPMG on ‘How to Develop Commercial Awareness’ on Thursday 3rd December 2015 between 5pm – 6.30pm. The event will be held in Building 54, Room 5025, Highfield Campus.

We understand that it can be difficult to know what potential employers are looking for. During the skills session, you will gain the tools and guidance you need to develop your commercial awareness so that you … Read the rest

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15
Nov

Learn from the best at this year’s Careers Season

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Looking to make it big in the Creative Industries, or in need of some ideas about your career path? Either way, this year’s Careers Season is where it’s at.

We have a whole fortnight of activities planned to offer you invaluable advice on how to break into your chosen career, as well as inspiration for those of you who are looking to discover your potential in this area.

Highlights include talks from a host of influential speakers as well as a series of insightful panels and workshops. There will also be some fantastic networking opportunities that will introduce you to … Read the rest

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04
Nov

Union Upgrade: The future of your Union

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As some of you may now be aware, this year your Students’ Union is embarking on a significant review of some of its key areas. The project, which will be known as ‘Union Upgrade’, will include a review of the following:

  • SUSU Brand
  • Democracy
  • Volunteering
  • Student Communities (including International review, Halls Committee review and WSA review)

We are run by students, for students, but we want to go that step further and ensure that every single one of you is involved in how we are run.

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