By now you’ve probably heard that the Grad Ball is coming on the 8th of June! Or wait… was that July? No, June. Definitely. 100%, it’s happening on 8th of June. Sorry for the confusion!
To get you excited we’re having an exciting prize-giving event to launch the general ticket release on the 5 March. For this day only you will have the chance not only to get your tickets but also win loads of great prizes. The way it works is the earlier you purchase your tickets on the 5th of March, the more chances you … Read the rest
Tags: CLOSE, Katy B, launch, VIP
This February will see the launch of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) here at the University of Southampton. The NSS is an annual survey of (mostly final-year) undergraduates in the UK. The survey is designed to collect feedback from students about their university experience and make that information available to prospective students in order to better inform them of their university choices. To celebrate the launch of the promotional campaign, we are inviting students to create a poster design that will be used alongside the official NSS poster campaign!
Professor Alex Neill, (Pro Vice Chancellor of Education) explains that … Read the rest
Tags: campaign, launch, NSS, Southampton
If you’re a STEM student (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) with dynamic ideas, ambition and the determination to make a difference in the world, then the STEM Awards 2015 is a chance to make your mark.
The Telegraph Media Group has always recognised that students from STEM subjects are likely to change the world one day. The UK STEM Awards (run in partnership with the Babcock International Group) is a great opportunity for talented students studying STEM subjects to get their ideas noticed by leading organisations in the industry, as well as scoop up £25,000 prize money and a personalised … Read the rest
Tags: 2014, Babcock International Group, launch, STEM
The Guardian is launching a new series focussing on the positive contributions students make to society. Fed up of the way in which students are portrayed, confined to a narrow and unflattering set of stereotypes, Abby Young-Powell of The Guardian has decided to launch a new series showcasing the more realistic, politically engaged side of the national student body.
If you have done, or know of students who have done, anything that positively contributes to the wider world, including (but not limited to) entrepreneurship; sustainability awareness; student volunteering and community work; student feminism; or engaging in politics; the new … Read the rest
Tags: BEES, launch, NUS, RAG
If you haven’t heard of popular blog Humans of New York, then where have you been? Started in 2010 by a photographer known as ‘Brandon’, the blog documents his mission to meet and photograph ten thousand New-Yorkers. Having now spread to Facebook and Tumblr (as well as a book release), Humans of New York consists of thousands of photographs of those who call the city home going about their daily lives, as well as a quote from the subjects of the photograph, taken from a short interview with Brandon. The project has allowed thousands of followers to open their … Read the rest
Tags: launch, New York, Students Union, SUSU
The last seven days have seen an incredible Freshers’ week, and we can’t thank you all enough for your enthusiasm (both Freshers and returning students for working hard) that went into making this happen. Here’s a round-up of some of the best and biggest events…
Monday saw the Treasure Hunt during the daytime, with loads of great prizes up for grabs.
The evening brought the final of our UV Rave Welcome Parties down in the Cube.
The Student Survival Day arrived with great support from The Advice Centre & Nightline and a visit from the ICE Bus … Read the rest
Tags: Bar Three, Brothers Cider, Circus Skills, launch
There’s not long to go now until the official launch of the newly refurbished Bar 3 area of the SUSU building on 24 September 2014.
And to celebrate we are giving away two lucky tickets! To be in with a chance of winning all you have to do is go to our new SUSU Diner Facebook page here, check out our movie photo album and see how many movies you name – Then just send your ideas to the page and keep your fingers crossed!
The area has received a complete transformation over the summer months, so … Read the rest
Tags: DJ, launch, SUSU, Win
Last week, SUSU Forums launched in an effort to develop a better dialogue with minority communities which are part of the University of Southampton.
The forum which is part of the Students’ Union website aims to facilitate student discussion including feedback linked to what SUSU can do for students. Currently, the communities which the site has been established for are Winchester School of Art, Southampton General Hospital, National Oceanography Centre and postgraduate students.
Discussing the launch, VP Communities Oli Coles said:
“The forums are an online tool where students who study at external sites as well as postgraduate students can … Read the rest
Tags: launch, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton General Hospital, SUSU
The Library is about to launch a poll to find out views on their opening hours. The iSurvey poll will take place over the next two weeks 20 January – 2 February and the more people who can complete the survey – the better!
The decision to run the poll comes after the library receiving numerous suggestions from students about how it ought to change its opening hours. Already the Library adjusts its opening hours to reflect demand for example opening longer during exam periods and shorter during the summer.
The Library http://library.soton.ac.uk/home operates across six sites and so they … Read the rest
Tags: Chris Fowler, Health Services Library, launch, National Oceanographic Library
Last month saw the launch of a brand new fundraising initiative from the Raise and Give team at SUSU, which saw a week of ambitious activity across the whole of the University of Southampton to promote the message Give £1 and Change a Life.
The results of The Big Give were truly amazing – in just 5 days the team helped to raise an outstanding £6,612.61! This total will be added to the donations made throughout this academic year, with the final amount being split equally between the nominated charities Southampton Samaritans, The Anthony Nolan Trust and … Read the rest
Tags: Big Give Champions, CMT, donations, launch, RAG, SLT, Student Services Centre