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05
Jun

Standing up for appropriate support in halls

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It has come to light that the University is in the process of implementing a restructuring of the Residents’ Support Service (RESSUP), moving from an overnight service to a 24-hour one, which will result in an 18 to 20% cut in take-home pay for the members of that team according to UNISON.

RESSUP is a key support service for students living in halls, offering pastoral support, practical support, advice, and generally a friendly face to students who might be struggling.

We consider RESSUP as one of the key elements to providing welfare support for students and improving the student experience … Read the rest

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22
Feb

Student Volunteering Week: Students explain why they give up their time to volunteer

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Student Volunteering Week is well underway this week. On Monday and Tuesday, we offered opportunities to meet charities and pick the brains of our student volunteers on the Concourse. As we gather our marigolds and bin bags ready for today’s Community Clear Up at Portswood Recreation Ground, we caught up with some of our members to ask them what they get out of volunteering their time.

Volunteering can add something to your social lives as a hobby as well as being an activity that can enhance your CV.

Ambrose Chou is a Youth Rep for his Parish Church and is … Read the rest

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17
Nov

SUSO appoints new musical director to launch new era

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Southampton University Symphony Orchestra (SUSO)  has appointed Music Director, Susanna Riddell as part of the launch of a new era.

Our student-run orchestra, which first launched in October 1919 as an orchestral society at the Hartley University College (now the University of Southampton), celebrated its 97th birthday last month.

With over 90-strong members, the student group continues to provide opportunities to study and perform some of the most challenging symphonic repertoire. Membership consists of students studying a wide variety of subjects at the University of Southampton ranging from mechanical engineering and medicine, to music and archaeology.

Susanna Riddell has gathered … Read the rest

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14
Nov

SUSUtv and Wessex Films win seven awards at Southampton Film Festival

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Massive congratulations to SUSUtv and Wessex Films for winning a total of seven awards for their films submitted as part of the Exposure Filmmakers 48 Hour Film Challenge at last month’s Southampton Film Week.

SUSUtv has been awarded ‘Best Editor’ for their submission Sentence of Sentience that tells the story of an AI who is given 24 hours to live as a human.

Wessex Films took home six awards for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best SFX, Best Actor and Best Actress.

Twenty teams of up to six crew members were given 48 hours to create a short film … Read the rest

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10
Oct

Society Spotlight: SUSUtv – What’s It All About?

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Our very own student-run television station, SUSUtv, got in touch with us to tell you all about their upcoming events to tell you more about how you can get involved this year. We caught up with SUSUtv‘s Head of Publicity, David Williams, to find out the latest…

SUSUtv is Union Southampton’s television station, and since I joined at the beginning of my first year, I’ve had the chance to learn skills in production, directing, editing and plenty more.

This week we’re holding our first two events of the academic year, which will give you a chance to … Read the rest

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27
Nov

Society Spotlight: Meet Nursing and Midwifery Society (NAMSOC)

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We caught up with NAMSOC (Nursing and Midwifery Society) President Zan Winder and Co-Vice President Calum Lyon to chat about their society and why you should consider becoming a member. Here’s what they said…
Describe Nursing and Midwifery Society and what it is you do:

Nursing and Midwifery Society (NAMSOC) society has 586 members to date and was established back in 2005. The society aims to support it’s members throughout their journey as a student nurse or midwife. Our committee comprises of 15 members: president, vice presidents, nursing rep, welfare rep, communications rep, midwifery rep, sports rep, social secs, mature … Read the rest

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