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19
Dec

Enterprise Fund winners receive £1000 investment for their businesses

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Union Southampton awards student projects, FuseMind and EthiCo, £500 investment each, as part of the Enterprise Fund 2016.

The businesses, formed by University of Southampton students, were each awarded £250 from the Enterprise Fund, an initiative to encourage students to develop their innovative events, activities and projects. A further £250 was match-funded by Union President, Alex Hovden and awarded to each project.

One of the founding members of innovative academic search platform, FuseMind, Mauro Cozzi, says, “We’re really excited to hear that Union Southampton believes in FuseMind and is happy to invest in us. The funding will allow us to … Read the rest

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04
Nov

Enterprise Fund: Get funding for your business idea

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The Union Enterprise Fund exists to help you fund original and innovative events, activities and projects. Submit an idea for the chance to receive £500 in funding.

How will it help me?

In May last year, University of Southampton student, Andreas Ostrovsky received a £300 investment towards prototypes for his sustainable fishing project, ‘Right Light Technologies’. A year on and Andreas’ business is going from strength to strength, having presented his business to the United Nations to help create an environmentally and economically sustainable fishing industry.

Andreas says, “The Enterprise Fund was an incredible opportunity to further my project idea. … Read the rest

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04
May

Win £500 to develop your business idea!

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Fancy yourself as the next Karen Brady or Richard Branson?

You asked us for more opportunities to help you develop your careers after you leave Southampton, so we are offering you the chance to win up to £500 to go towards funding your own business idea!

So how does it work?

You will need to submit your application here before Friday 6 May, covering the following areas:

  • Who is applying for the funding and contact details
  • A summary of the idea
  • How much is being applied for
  • What the money will be spent on

Then what?

We will look over … Read the rest

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19
Apr

What would you change?

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If you could Change One Thing – about the Students’ Union, University, or even the world – what would it be?

As part of this year’s Union Annual General Meeting (AGM), we’re giving you the chance to make key decisions about the future of the Union in the year ahead. We’re asking you to suggest one thing you’d like to change. It could be anything from stocking your favourite chocolate bar in The Shop to a radical change such as a new building! Or it might be something you want to change in the University, or even the world! We’re … Read the rest

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23
Mar

Brand Review Update

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The last couple of weeks have been a great step forward in rebranding the Union.

We would like to thank you all for filling out the survey and coming to our various rebrand workshops last month. 2,500 (10%) of you got involved to tell us what you thought and a further 150 of you came to the Ted’s Talk events hosted by Holdens’ in January.

As you may know from our last update, some of the Students’ Union team including our in-house designers, spent two days in Manchester visiting Holdens’ HQ at the end of last month to come up … Read the rest

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14
Mar

Union Council tonight – Take a first look at the ideas for the new SUSU brand

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Here at the Students’ Union, we’re completely student-led. Everything we do, every change that gets made, happens because of you. And Union Council is where the magic happens.

Tonight – Take a first look at the ideas for the new SUSU brand

Union Council is the highest decision-making body of the Union – and the next one is tonight at 6pm in the Senate Room, Building 37. Anyone can come along, so why not come and see for yourself what your Union is up to right now, including taking a first look at the ideas for the new SUSU brand.… Read the rest

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