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Grad Ball is just over a week away, and we can’t wait to celebrate the end of the year!
Tickets will be available to collect from the Box Office (Building 42) between Friday 01 June at 09:00 and Friday 08 June at 17:00.
Unable to get your ticket during this time? Don’t panic! You can collect your ticket on the night between 20:00–21:00. After this time, entry will only be permitted to those who have already collected their ticket. Remember to bring a form of ID, too.
Don’t forget to let us know you’re going on the event page, … Read the rest
Tags: Grad Ball, graduate, graduation, sotonlife, students
Congratulations to all of our recent graduates! This is an exciting time of year (we’re talking selfies with your pals all robed up, holidays, meals out and ciders in the sun) but what happens when it’s time to face reality and begin the job hunt?
Here are 8 of our top tips for you to bear in mind if you’re yet to secure a job.
- Don’t let rejection put you off your search. No one likes to be rejected and we understand it can be sad when you don’t make the cut for a role you set your heart on.
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Tags: application, dog, entertainment, graduate, graduation, Highfield, job, job hunt, make, roles, students, Students Union, support, SUSU, time
Congratulations if you’ve secured a ticket to tonight’s SOLD OUT Grad Ball 2016 at 02 Guildhall, Southampton. We can’t wait for what will be one of the biggest nights of your uni experience! But first, you need to convert your online ticket confirmation to wristbands. You can collect your wristband at the Union reception in Building 42 before 20:00 today.
NB: You MUST bring your I.D in order to collect as this will be scanned and validated upon collection. No I.D = No collection.
If you lose or misplace your wristband once collected, the wristband will NOT be re-issued, and
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Tags: Box Office, celebration, collection, events, Grad Ball, graduate, graduation, photo ID, students, tickets, wristband
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?
The first time echoes what has just been said – you are students at a Russell … Read the rest
Tags: advice, application, career, cover letter, employ, employability, experience, grad scheme, graduate, help, jobs, Part Time, process, role, showing, students, Students Union, support, surecruit, time, university, work
You may remember our blog about Grad Ball, where we announced a student consultation survey to allow you to have your say about what you prioritise at a good party? Well, we have collated your responses, which we will use to inform how we organise your Grad Ball.
But, we want your help!
We are keen to give you reign of this event, so we want to you to have a thorough level of consultation.
If you want an opportunity to join a committee to help us make key decisions about the Ball to give you a proper send-off … Read the rest
Tags: ball, blog, Box Office, Elections, events, Grad Ball Committee, graduate, nominate, opinion, Survey, voice
If you are looking for a job in January or you are thinking about your career after University, read our interview tips to help you land your dream job.
1. Do your research in advance
Possibly one of the biggest blunders you could ever commit is to go into an interview without having a clue about the company and their values. Make sure you’ve done your homework and clue yourself up on things such as the latest product launches/advances in the company. Also have a look at the company values, if you can throw in a few of these in … Read the rest
Tags: advice, application, career, CV, employment, graduate, interview, job, money, students, Students Union, support, surecruit, tips, university, work
If you’re looking for work, we have some fantastic part-time and full-time opportunities for you here at the Students’ Union:
Elections Marketing Crew
Are you a current University of Southampton student looking for a part-time temporary position to earn some extra money while you study? Look no further.
We are looking for a minimum of 20 Elections Marketing crew members from across the different University campuses who aren’t shy talking to their fellow students to help us promote our Spring Elections 2016. You will help support the nominations and voting periods, by providing flyers and posters, as well as speaking … Read the rest
Tags: career, earn, Elections Marketing crew, full-time, graduate, Intramural Sports, jobs, money, Part Time, roles, Student Activities Assistant, work
You’re almost there! All that hard work and those long hours in the library will soon be worth it and, at long last, you’ll be able to say: ‘I’m a graduate!’
So what have you learnt from your time here? We asked one of our graduates to share five memorable experiences that you’d only understand if you’d graduated from Southampton. Here’s what they came up with – do any of these ring a bell?!
- After trekking up Church Lane, Everest feels like child’s play.
- How to write the perfect ‘tell him/tell her’ post to find your library crush without looking
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Tags: events, farewell, Grad Ball, graduate, party, Survey, Tap Choose Change
You’ve spent a lot of time getting to the point in your life when you graduate, and the people you’ve done it with have probably been ever changing.
Remember dancing to B*Witched at your Year 6 disco with your best friends? Then moving to secondary school, where you made new mates and filled the dance floor at your leavers’ prom to Basshunter and Katy B?
And then, you arrived at Uni and started again making friends – well now is the time to redo the Year 6 disco (but this time it isn’t fuelled mostly by WKD blue one of … Read the rest
Tags: Basshunter, graduate, Katy B, WKD
On February 4th there is a chance for students keen to be involved in creation of a Sustainability Action Plan to shape their University experience, offer thoughts, ideas and feedback, and have a free lunch while doing it.
The event is for anyone interested in social issues, curious about how university life impacts on the environment, concerned about the economy or passionate about education and volunteering. Sustainability encompasses social, environmental and economic factors, and even if you don’t think it is relevant to your degree there is still plenty to be gained. The event will give students a unique opportunity … Read the rest
Tags: catering, graduate, Hartley Suite, Sustainability Action Plan