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15
May

SUSU AGM – A Round-Up!

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Wednesday 13 May saw one of the biggest events in the Democracy calendar – the SUSU AGM. This annual meeting includes an open council, in which any student can put forward a motion to be discussed, and any student can attend to vote on those motions.

This year, technology was on our side – motions were proposed online, as in previous years, and could also be voted on by proxy, allowing those busy with revision to cast their vote without leaving the comfort of the library.

Here’s a round up of how the day went down:

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14
Mar

SUSU Elections results revealed!

In General

It’s been another great year for student democracy at SUSU, with thousands of votes cast!

There was some action-packed campaigning by some very dedicated candidates.

Every student who voted had a say on the students who will lead our Students’ Union!

And here is who you chose…

Union President:
Benjamin Franklin

VP Democracy & Creative Industries:
Kerry Sclater

VP Welfare:
Sam Bailey

VP Engagement:
Hannah Talbot

VP Student Communities:
Anjit Aulakh

VP Sports Development:
Jamie Wilson

VP Education:
Shruti Verma

Student leaders:

Ethics and Environment Officer:
Amy Paraskeva

Student Groups Officer:
Trini Philip

The Edge Editor:
Natalie Fordham

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12
May

Roundup of the Excellence in Volunteering Awards 2014

In General

Another year, and another opportunity to celebrate and reward the inspirational volunteering efforts made by societies and individuals within SUSU. The seven award categories, as well as relating to the values of SUSU, are

designed to represent and recognise the many varieties of volunteering that take place within the Students’ Union.

The categories included: Commitment, Leadership, Innovation, Impact, Engagement, Collaboration and The Volunteer award – for outstanding individuals who have shown many of the above personality traits, as well as enthusiasm and great personal drive. This year over 300 nominations were made to commend both societies and particular individuals, which … Read the rest

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28
Apr

EVAs nominees shortlist revealed

In General

The shortlist for the Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs) has been revealed, following the submission of over 300 nominations.

 

The EVAs aim to celebrate student achievement and dedication as volunteers within the Union. The names of all of the nominees were announced earlier this month, and these have now been whittled down to a shortlist for each of the seven categories. The full shortlist can be found below:

 

Collaboration

AIESEC and SUSU International Students Committee
AIESEC Southampton
Alternative and Indie Music
Amnesty International
Comedy Society
David Chitty
Debating Society
Feminist Society

Commitment

Ben Morton
Cait Percy
Catherine Mitchell… Read the rest

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01
Mar

The results from Elections 2014

In General

It’s been another record-breaking year for student democracy at SUSU, with 6,517 votes cast!
There was some action-packed campaigning by some very dedicated candidates.
Every student who voted had a say on the students who will lead our Students’ Union!
And here is who you chose…

UNION PRESIDENT: David Mendoza-Wolfson

Student trustees:
Jade Head
William Yeong
Leon Rea
Samrand Salih

Vice President Student Communities: Oli “Where’s Wally” Coles
International Students’ Officer: Shailesh Agarwal
JCRs Officer: Frankie Mouat
Postgraduate (Research) Students Officer: Ioan Alexandru Barbu

Vice President Education: Sophia “MAMMA MIA ” D’Angelico
Business & Law Officer: Stephanie Kritikou
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