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Improved Wi-fi Now Available for Medical and Health Sciences Students

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Student feedback success! Wi-fi is now available for students who study and train at the Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton, and the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth.

The wi-fi service provided at RSH Hospital is eduroam, and the service at QAH Hospital is provided by Portsmouth Hospitals Trust. 

Increased wi-fi coverage was an issue previously raised at last year’s Student Forum so it’s fantastic to see this improvement for Medical and Health Science students now in action.

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Well Done Wednesday – Health Sciences Academic Reps

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This #WellDoneWednesday we are celebrating the recent successes of our Academic Reps from the Faculty of Health Sciences, who have made a number of improvements to student experiences this year.

Passing on your ideas, concerns and feedback to your Course Reps can really make a difference, as we can see from the huge list below! The Union works hard to make sure all students are represented, working alongside the University in making change happen. If you want to know who you Course Reps are, you can search for them here.

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By-Elections – Nominations now open

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Nominations are now open for our By-Elections – You can nominate yourself for the following roles:

Postgrad Taught

  • Postgraduate (Taught) Students Officer
  • RON (Re-Open Nominations)

Postgraduate Committee

  • Postgraduate Research (PGR) Academic Officer
  • Postgraduate Research (PGR) Training & Development Officer
  • Postgraduate Research (PGR) Welfare Officer
  • Postgraduate Taught (PGR) Academic Officer

Nominate yourself at www.unionsouthampton.org/postgrad


Faculty Reps

  • Health Sciences
  • Engineering & Environment

Nominate yourself at unionsouthampton.org/academic

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Academic Presidents

  • Healthcare Science
  • Healthcare, (Management, Policy & Research)
  • Optoelectronics Research Centre

Nominate yourself at unionsouthampton.org/academic


Key Dates

  • Nominations Open – Monday December 5 at 09:00
  • Nominations Close – Tuesday December 13 at 13:00
  • Voting Opens
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Society Spotlight: Meet Nursing and Midwifery Society (NAMSOC)

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We caught up with NAMSOC (Nursing and Midwifery Society) President Zan Winder and Co-Vice President Calum Lyon to chat about their society and why you should consider becoming a member. Here’s what they said…
Describe Nursing and Midwifery Society and what it is you do:

Nursing and Midwifery Society (NAMSOC) society has 586 members to date and was established back in 2005. The society aims to support it’s members throughout their journey as a student nurse or midwife. Our committee comprises of 15 members: president, vice presidents, nursing rep, welfare rep, communications rep, midwifery rep, sports rep, social secs, mature … Read the rest

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National Student Survey

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The National Student Survey is back and we need YOUR help.

We’re sure you all remember using the NSSS to help you make informed decisions about which University you wanted to go to, so we want to make sure that other aspiring Southampton students can get the accurate feedback on the course they want to study; and what’s more, it only takes 10 minutes to submit!

As of March 6 the faculty of Medicine has taken quite the lead with 50% of their students having filled in the survey, with the faculty of Health Sciences trailing behind with only 22% … Read the rest

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