The Men’s Hockey Club are to publicly apologise, undergo equality and diversity training and pay a fine following an “unacceptable” and offensive email sent by the Club last term.
Following a disciplinary hearing last week, at which the Club pled guilty to the charges of breaking University and Union rules, the Club will also get involved in the #SotonSpeaksUp campaign against sexual harassment and other inappropriate behaviour during nights out.
Disciplinary Committee, made up of 5 students drawn at random from Union Council, heard evidence from the Club and from the Union President before reaching their decision.
The Committee also … Read the rest
Tags: Clubs, Disciplinary Committee, Hockey Club, Katie Lightowler
Last week at SUSU saw the end of an era, as the Sabbatical team from 2013/14 handed over to the incoming officers prior to the beginning of their year in office this Tuesday.
We spoke to the new Sabbatical team about the handover week, and about their outlook on the year in general. They were all in agreement that the handover week had been a fantastic experience, with Anjit Aulakh (incoming VP Communities) saying that it had been “probably [his] best week in Southampton yet… surreal and an absolute blast.”
Sophia D’angelico (incoming VP Education) added that it had … Read the rest
Tags: Anjit Aulakh, Katie Lightowler, Megan Downing, Words Caitlin Hobbs
Following the recent news that VP Communities elect, Oli Coles, would not be taking up his second year in office, SUSU held a by-election with the aim of finding a new candidate for the role.
Applications were overwhelming, with nine candidates in the running (including RON), and while the campaigning period was a little less hectic than the annual rush of the usual Spring Elections, there was still a healthy presence from all candidates to be seen around campus, as well as across social media.
The results were presented alongside a free Champagne reception for candidates and their teams in … Read the rest
Tags: Anjit Aulakh, Katie Lightowler, Oli Coles, SUSU
Friday 19th April saw the SUSU Athletic Union celebrating another outstanding year at their annual Awards Ball.
For the second year in a row the event was held at the home of premier league Southampton FC at St. Mary’s Stadium, where almost 700 AU members attended to celebrate the hard work, dedication and success of their clubs and team mates. A formal three course meal was followed by the awards ceremony and an after party headlined by UK DJ and producer Jakwob.
Here are all the details of this year’s AU Awards winners:
Club Colours – Winners
Adam Keeble … Read the rest
Tags: AU, awards ceremony, Katie Lightowler, Road Club