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International Women’s Day: Inspiring Women of SUSU

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As part of our celebrations for International Women’s Day, all this month we will be sharing stories from fantastic #WomenofSUSU on our Facebook page. You can also read through their stories below –  we will be adding new ones all throughout March.

This evening, our Postgraduate Committee are hosting a panel talk featuring inspiring women from the Union and the University, to speak about struggles they’ve faced and achievements they have accomplished. The panel will take place in The Bridge at 18:30; you can find out more on the Facebook event: IWD: Celebrating the amazing women from our University

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Humans of SUSU: Alex Teuten, Team GB Cross Country Runner

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Alex Teuten, a member of the University of Southampton Students’ Union Athletics and Cross-Country Club and PhD Chemistry student, recently placed second in the European Cross Country Trials and has therefore qualified to join Team GB! We met with Alex to find out more about his fantastic achievement and what the future holds.

First up we congratulated Alex and asked him how the Cross Country Trials went: “It was the race of my life really, and it went fantastically well.” Alex represented England during the trials and raced against world-class athletes to achieve his qualification to Team GB.

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Humans of SUSU: Men’s Health Month

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November is Men’s Health Month; we have met with students to discuss the stigma often attached to physical and mental health problems in men, and consider how we can tackle this. We spoke to Alastair about coping with depression whilst at university:

“I came to university much like any other student: excited about what seemed an endless array of possibilities.  My first year passed quickly, and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.  Then, during my second year a number of factors aligned and I began to feel depressed.  Depression is one of those things that, once you’ve had it once, you … Read the rest

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