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14
Nov

Wednesday Welfare Podcast No.5: Transgender Awareness Week

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This week is #transawarenessweek – a time for transgender people and their allies to bring awareness of transgender and gender non-conforming people and to highlight issues the community face. 

This week we were joined by Nia, President of our LGBT+ Society and Fleur, President of our Feminist Society to talk all about Transgender Awareness Week. 

Next week, on Tuesday 20th November, it is Transgender Day of Remembrance. This is an annual observance day to honour those whose lives were lost in anti-transgender violence. You can read more about Southampton’s own Transgender Day of Remembrance event by clicking here.Read the rest

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15
Jun

Our Social Media Accounts are Moving…

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Our recent rebrand is now in full swing and you may have noticed new signage popping up all over our buildings. In addition, our transition to the new brand across our social media channels is almost complete, and this Friday (17 June) we’ll be fully moving over across to our new Facebook pages. Below is a quick reminder of our new pages and where you can access the information that matters to you. Make sure you get liking before we make the big move this Friday.

Union Southampton

Union Southampton – WSA 

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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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05
Apr

WSA: Meet the Winchester Student Committee

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Congratulations to Ryan Shannon (pictured), Bex Willis and Kezia Davies, who have been elected as your representatives in the new Winchester Student Committee for 2016-17.

Winchester Campus President – Bex Willis

Your Winchester Campus President for this year (2015-16) has been Ryan Notman-Watt. Ryan will continue in the position until the end of this academic year alongside Bex Willis, who will be learning the ropes to take over the position officially for 2016-17.

What does the Campus President do?

During this year, Ryan has worked hard … Read the rest

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29
Mar

Easy Recipes on a Budget: Basic Homemade Tomato Pasta Sauce

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If you’re strapped for cash and you want to maintain a healthy diet, all is not lost! Despite what you may think, it is possible to eat relatively healthily without breaking the bank. Try out our healthy bolognese recipe which will keep your wallet fat and your wait trim! We have aimed to keep the recipe content as flexible as possible for you to adapt to dietary requirements and budget.

Ingredients

These are the basic ingredients for a tomato sauce:

  • A tablespoonful of oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Pepper
  • 1 Tin of tomatoes

Option extras (depending on dietary requirements and budget):… Read the rest

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27
Mar

WSA: Easter Events around the City

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If you’re staying in Winchester during the Easter holidays, you’ll want some events and activities to give yourself a break. To help you out, we have scoured local events listings and looked up everything you need to know to have the Easter break you deserve. 

1. Easter Sunday Day Out – Chawton House Library

  • When?: Sunday 27th March
  • What time?: 11am-5pm
  • Where?: Chawton House Library, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ
  • Cost: £6 for students.

This event is perfect for a full day out if you are feeling up to an adventure a little further away from Winchester. You can take … Read the rest

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09
Mar

WSA: Who do you want to represent you next year?

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We continually work to find new ways to improve our services to you in Winchester, so you can access opportunities that will make your student experience at University. For the first time ever this year, we have created a Winchester Student Committee, which includes roles for elected students to take ownership of the Union and to give you the chance to work with us to make the changes you want to see.

For example, your WSA Campus President, Ryan, organised the Saints and Sinners Ball at Winchester Guildhall to bring you a great night of entertainment with your friends. He … Read the rest

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27
Oct

Did You Know?

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1 in 4 people will experience some kind of mental health problem in the course of a year.

Look out for the SU elephant, affectionately known as Trunky, which will be in a different part of the SU every month to raise awareness of mental health as part of the ‘Elephant in the Room’ campaign.

The idea is reduce the stigma surrounding talking about mental health problems. If you spot the elephant, send us a picture via our Twitter @yoursusu or Instagram @sususnaps with #TimeToTalk

So how can we help?
We have a range of different support available to help … Read the rest

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