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16
Nov

Halls Committee Voting open! Cast your vote at susu.org/vote

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You can now vote for who you would like to be a member of the Halls Committees to represent your Halls of Residence.

You can view the candidates here and vote here before Wednesday (18th November) at 4pm.

If you’d like to know more about these elections, check out our quick guide below:

What are Halls Committees?

Every Halls of residence at University of Southampton (including private rented) has their own Halls Committee (formerly known as JCRs), to ensure that students are given the support they need in their first year.

What roles are available?

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12
Nov

Halls Committee nominations period extended until 8PM tonight

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We have extended the nominations period for Halls Committee Elections until 8pm tonight, to allow students more time to nominate themselves and take a look at the available roles. We want you to make an informed choice about which role to nominate yourself for….so read below and find out the options.

What are Halls Committees?

Every Halls of residence at University of Southampton (including private rented) has their own Halls Committee (formerly known as JCRs), to ensure that students are given the support they need in their first year.

What roles can I run for?

Each Halls (including Private rented) … Read the rest

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30
Oct

Halloween round up: Pimp your Pumpkin and Halloween 2015

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Last night saw the Students’ Union’s Halloween extravaganza with events being held in Southampton and Winchester to celebrate the festive occasion.

Students decorated pumpkins at the Pimp your Pumpkin event in the WSA Cafe yesterday evening. There was a good variety of designs, including a Minion pumpkin and even a Leprachaun design, plus much more.

 

The winning design was created by Josh Samways, who won a voucher to the WSA Art shop to spend on materials.

Students were given free Halloween-themed refreshments as they took part in games, including Pin the Nose on the Witch, a spooky twist on … Read the rest

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18
Sep

Freshers’ 2015: Starts in 24 hours #areyouready #SotonFreshers

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In just 24 hours, Freshers’ 2015 officially starts!

After months of planning, preparation and hype, tomorrow, Freshers’ kicks off with the Welcome Party I and the JCR events to get you settled in! Then, from Monday, you can look forward to a whole range of events from the Union Fayre to the Great Gatsby Dinner Dance, culminating in the big one…the Freshers’ Ball! And, it’s not too late for you to be a part of it!

This is your last few days to buy a Freshers’ Masterpass, which gains you entry to your JCR events as well as 9 … Read the rest

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10
Sep

Freshers’ for a Winchester student

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Freshers’ is only a few weeks away, and here at the Union we’re working hard to make sure everything is perfect for your arrival. Your Halls Reps (JCRs) are ready and raring to go, and now all we need is a couple of thousand new students!

Although Winchester School of Art (WSA) can sometimes seem like it’s slightly out of the action, we can put your minds to rest: this is not the case. Your Freshers’ week is going to be as crazy as everybody else’s, with a whole host of day and nighttime events to cater to all tastes. … Read the rest

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30
Apr

EVA shortlist revealed

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We don’t mean to brag, but members of SUSU are amazing volunteers. Alongside their degrees then run JCRS, coach sports teams, raise money for charity and so much more. There’s no way to summarise the incredible work members of SUSU do, but we do have one evening a year where we celebrate the hours of work put in.

The Excellence in Volunteering Awards, or EVAs, will return to The Cube on 8 May. This year there were over 286 nominations sent in, and we’ve now revealed this year’s shortlist. To see if any of your friends have been shortlisted follow … Read the rest

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18
Feb

#MySUSU – What have we done for you lately?

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Over the past year SUSU have been busy at work trying to improve life for every student at the University. As part of the #MySUSU initiative we’re putting a spotlight on a few things that SUSU has done to help improve student life.

From March we began to focus on improving communication between students and the local community, with a community newsletter distributed to local residents and 283 individuals engaged in Student Volunteering Week.

In June we established the RAG awards, which celebrates student volunteering, meaning all the students who dedicate time and effort to helping others are recognised. As … Read the rest

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29
Jan

#Mysusu: success in the communities

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There are always so many exciting thing going on within SUSU, but sometimes you don’t hear about everything going on. So as part of the #Mysusu iniative we’re putting a spotlight on successes in the communities.

In March the Student Forums launched, which are online discussion boards that were created to foster communication between students at satellite campuses. Additionally, over at Erasmus Park their common room was rennovated with new furniture and layout for the social space, and research into renovations for other common rooms took place!

In June the Post Graduate Research Association was set up. The association aims … Read the rest

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06
Oct

Freshers’ Fest 2014: What’s Coming Next    

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Freshers’ Week itself may be over, but Freshers’ Fest, which covers the first six weeks of this term, is in full swing. Here’s our pick of the next week’s events:

 

Roller Disco

Monday 6th October | 8pm – Midnight | The Cube @ SUSU | £7.50 Entry (Free with Masterpass)

Get your skates on and come down to The Cube for a night of retro roller fun! There’ll be two two-hour sessions running (8 and 10pm) with different wristbands so make sure you’re on time!

The below clip on ‘How to stop’ may be of use for those … Read the rest

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06
Jun

Vice President Communities By-Election.

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With news that Oli Coles won’t be taking up the position of VP Communities for the 2014-15 academic year a By-Election is being run to vote in a suitable replacement. With eight candidates pushing forward to claim the VP Communities position this by-election looks set to be an exciting one – Find out who the eight are by heading to http://www.susu.org/running-your-union/elections/2013/by-election/candidates.html

The role itself will be focussing in on representing everyone from the JCRs to international students as well as supporting postgraduates, mature students and student parents. So it is very important that anyone from these groups have a read … Read the rest

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