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26
Oct

Children’s Halloween Party

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Gather up your little ones and take them down to The Diner (B42), Highfield campus for a spooky afternoon of fun and games at our Halloween-themed Party on  Saturday 29 October between 15:00-17:00.

You can relax and meet other student parents, while your children have the chance to get creative with pumpkin designing.

Enjoy free refreshments to keep you going!

 

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We know that you have a lot to juggle with work and children, so there’s no need to book – just come along.

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15
Mar

Student Parents – Eggscellent Ways to Spend the Easter break

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If you’re a student parent, the Easter break is likely to be far from a relaxing holiday with your friends. With little ones to entertain and work to get done, you’ll be grateful to get back to Uni…until now! To help you out, we have scoured local events listings and looked up everything you need to know to have the Easter break you and your family deserve. 

1. A Crafty Easter

  • When?: Sunday 20th March
  • What time?: 11am-3pm
  • Where?: Pavilion on the Park, 1 Kingfisher Road, SO50 9LH Eastleigh
  • Cost: FREE

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12
Nov

Postgraduate Guest blog: Life as a mature student

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This week we caught up with Linda Baines, a postgraduate mature student studying a PhD at the Business School. We asked her about life as a mature student who studies from afar. Grab a cuppa and read Linda’s story here…

I’m a part-time self-funded PhD student at Southampton Business School and I live some 70 miles away from campus.  I started my PhD in September 2011 when I was still working full-time.  I caught the “research itch” when I was undertaking my MSc and I realised that if I wanted to achieve a life-time ambition, it was now or never.  … Read the rest

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15
Apr

Union Council – Get Involved

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Union Council meets throughout the year to decide on SUSU policy and hold the work of the Sabbatical team to account.

Any student at the University of Southampton can attend meetings, with decisions voted on by the elected members and Union Councillors.

The next meeting is on Monday 15th April at 5pm in the University Senate Room, and is a great opportunity for you to get involved in making decisions at SUSU as we’re electing some currently unfilled positions!

There are two Student Leader positions, which include:

  • Outreach (Site) Officer
  • Faculty of Business and Law Officer

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