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25
Jul

Graduates: 8 Top Tips for Job Hunting

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Congratulations to all of our recent graduates! This is an exciting time of year (we’re talking selfies with your pals all robed up, holidays, meals out and ciders in the sun) but what happens when it’s time to face reality and begin the job hunt?

Here are 8 of our top tips for you to bear in mind if you’re yet to secure a job.

  1. Don’t let rejection put you off your search. No one likes to be rejected and we understand it can be sad when you don’t make the cut for a role you set your heart on.
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16
Feb

Last Chance to Nominate Yourself in the Spring Elections

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You wouldn’t turn down your dream job – so hurry and nominate yourself in our Spring Elections before 13:00 today!

All you need is passion and an interest in the area and we will offer full training on the job. Our Full-Time Officer positions are salaried and our Part-Time Student Leader roles can fit flexibly around your degrees.

We understand that you want to brush up those manifestos as you would a regular job application. However, make sure you don’t miss the deadline today to run for one of our roles.

You can nominate yourself now at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections.

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12
Jan

Recommend a friend for a role

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Do you know someone that…

  • Cares about others?
  • Is passionate about sport?
  • Cares for students’ health?
  • Loves social media?
  • Is passionate about Performing Arts?
  • Cares about design?
  • Loves fundraising?
  • Cares about Medics?
  • Loves the stage?
  • Is passionate about diversity?
  • Is passionate about our community?

If you have someone in mind that demonstrates passion and enthusiasm, they may be just perfect for our Full-Time or Part-Time Officer roles. Recommend them for a role at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections/2016/they-are-ready.

Or if you would like more experience in the area you love, why not consider a role for yourself? Find out more at www.unionsouthampton.org/readyRead the rest

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24
Nov

Creative Industries Careers Sessions – new events added

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Monday sees the start of Creative Industries Careers Sessions – a host of events and networking opportunities to help give you a step towards your chosen career in the Creative Industries and we have added more events to the programme!

Are you interested in a career in the Creative Industries? Whether you want to become an artist, writer, actor or you are interested in the technical side of production and behind-the-scenes work, we are here to help.

Browse our events below and make sure you pre-register for all sessions on our Eventbrite (all sessions are free).

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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.

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10
Oct

We put the fun in crowdfunding

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Project Crowdfund
In association with Office of Development and Alumni Relations (ODAR)

Have you got an idea that you want to get off the ground to help your community or the wider world?

We’re hosting a new and exciting opportunity for you to crowdfund the cash you need to make it happen.

Your project should fit into one of the following areas:

  • Wellbeing matters
  • Access to Education
  • Equality for all
  • Sustainability in the community
  • Combatting climate change

If you want to create social change and help others in your community, we can help with our crowdfunding project coming soon.… Read the rest

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03
Oct

Become a Peer Supporter

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We understand that university can sometimes bring about stress, what with deadlines and adjusting to student life away from home. That’s why we developed the Peer Support scheme.

Peer Support is a confidential listening service delivered by students for students. It provides an informal opportunity to talk through any issues that may be concerning you.

Perhaps you are feeling homesick or lonely, maybe the stress of university life is getting to you or you just need someone to moan to. Our peer supporters are willing to listen to you and take time to understand what is on your mind.

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24
Jun

Living at home after university

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Whether you’ve finished for the summer or finished for good, living at home post University isn’t always the easiest experience. Here are our top tips on how to make the transition comfortable for both you and your parents.

Work through it

As tempting as it might be to hide away with a mountain of box sets, there’s nothing better for taking your mind off things than getting a job. Whether it’s a part-time job to put some extra cash in your pocket, work experience to further your career or even a spot of volunteering, it will keep you busy and … 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?

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03
May

Work with us at Laughter Lounge!

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Are you currently looking for a part-time job opportunity that fits in with your studies? You’re in luck!

We’re looking to recruit two Brand Managers for our popular Laughter Lounge events. If you’d like to earn some experience in marketing and events, as well as some extra money, email events@susu.org for more details.

In the meantime, make sure you do your research and come along for an evening of comedy to have you tickled pink on Thursday 12 May in The Bridge. Tom Allen will be headlining with Luke Benson as support and Adam Hess as MC. Find out … Read the rest

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