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14
Nov

SUSUtv and Wessex Films win seven awards at Southampton Film Festival

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Massive congratulations to SUSUtv and Wessex Films for winning a total of seven awards for their films submitted as part of the Exposure Filmmakers 48 Hour Film Challenge at last month’s Southampton Film Week.

SUSUtv has been awarded ‘Best Editor’ for their submission Sentence of Sentience that tells the story of an AI who is given 24 hours to live as a human.

Wessex Films took home six awards for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best SFX, Best Actor and Best Actress.

Twenty teams of up to six crew members were given 48 hours to create a short film … Read the rest

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16
Sep

#SotonFreshers Fayres – Get The Lowdown On Which Fayres Are Which

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So you have arrived and just been hit by the tidal wave of events on offer throughout Freshers’, including what seems to be a dozen or so Fayres. So what are these and what’s the difference between them?

Don’t worry, here is your definitive guide to our Fayres, which are there to show you how much Southampton, Winchester and our Union has to offer you. Come along to see how much you can experience and get out of your time with us!

Southampton

Union Fayre

Our Union is here to represent you, whether you are a postgrad, undergrad, you … Read the rest

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16
Sep

#SotonQandA Round-Up – Everything you wanted to know

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We held the second part in our series of live Q&As on Wednesday, where you took to Twitter using the hashtag #SotonQandA to ask us everything you wanted to know about student life and Freshers’. Our Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley joined us to answer your questions. Here’s a quick round-up of what happened…

  1. You asked us about free bus passes for Freshers’ in Halls and yes, you lucky lot do indeed get free access to Unilink bus passes if you are in Halls of Residences. You’ll find this is a great way to get around the city efficiently (especially if
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11
Sep

Fun Facts About Our Union

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So you’re coming to Southampton in just a few weeks now, and it’s only right that you find out the most important and useful facts about our Union. Well make sure you check out some other blogs, because this one is all about some of the quirkier and more fun facts about the Union and the alumni!

  1. So among the many alumni that have passed through our doors, some of them have gone on to very big things! Top of the list is normally Radio 1 DJ, and former Surge DJ and SUSUtv member Chris Stark, who loves to come
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24
Aug

Master Pass FAQs

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have heard that we have released our #SotonFreshers Master Pass. This is your ticket to the ultimate University of Southampton Freshers’ experience. Some of you have got in touch to ask us more about our Freshers’ programme, so we have compiled the most common questions and answered them right here…

  • Which events are included in the Master Pass?

You can make a £23.50 saving across our Freshers’ events and get a chance to go to all of this (click on each link for details on dates, times and which halls … Read the rest

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04
Aug

TV Licences on Demand

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Are you partial to a bit of iPlayer? Do you spend hours catching up with the latest BBC series on your tablet after a day at the library?

While you will still be able to watch all the telly greats, the law regarding TV licences is changing from 01 September 2016. This means that you will need to buy a TV licence to download or watch any BBC programmes on demand. 

Make sure you don’t get caught out or you risk prosecution and a fine of up to £1,000 plus any legal costs and/or compensation you may be ordered to … Read the rest

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08
Jun

Be aware of phishing scams

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There is a new phishing scam which is targeting students via email.

If you receive an email claiming that you have won an education grant from the Department of Education, please do not click on any links or submit any of your details.

If you, or anyone you know, have been affected by this fraud or any other scam, report it to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040 or visiting www.actionfraud.police.uk.

Don’t forget that our Advice Centre (open Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00) is always on hand to offer you support on a variety of different issues.

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03
Jun

Advice Centre: Hand-ins and exams didn’t go so well?

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We understand that you have tried your best with your work this year, but if you aren’t satisfied with the results you get on the day, we’re here to support you.

Come along to our Results Hub events at the Advice Centre, above The Stag’s in Building 40 on:

Friday 17 June 10:00 – 16:00.

Friday 24 June 10:00 – 16:00.
We can offer you information and support if you are considering appealing your exam results. Come and have a chat with us to:
• Receive a comprehensive guide on the grounds and process for appeal.
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20
May

Our Social Media channels have had a makeover…

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Our transition to Union Southampton is now in full swing and, as part of this, we now have all-new Facebook pages in line with our new brand. Our existing ‘SUSU’ Facebook pages will be remaining live until Friday 17 June.

New Facebook pages

For news and information on everything happening at Union Southampton, ‘like’ our new Union Southampton page.

For Winchester students, you can find all things WSA on our new Union Southampton – WSA page.

Opportunities, Places, Representation, Support

We’ve also introduced four new Facebook pages based on our key areas. This means it will be easier … Read the rest

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02
May

Let’s Talk about Sex!

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There we said it. Sex. It’s natural and completely normal, but people often find ourselves shying away from the subject when it’s mentioned. So to help offer you information about sexual health and consent and to give you body confidence, we will be running various events and activities during this Thursday 05 and Friday 06 May.

Here’s what you can look forward to:


Thursday 05 May

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THE BODY POSITIVE EXHIBITION

  • 09:00-17:00
  • Concourse, Building 42, Students’ Union

The Body Positive is a free exhibition of photography that aims to promote body positivity, confidence and challenge negative portrayals of the human … Read the rest

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