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24
Nov

Halls Committee Results and By-Elections

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Last Wednesday was a great night, with lots of people gathering in The Bridge to find out the anticipated results of the Halls Committee elections. There is a full run down of who was successful in which positions here, and congratulations to everyone involved! https://www.susu.org/elections/2015/halls-committee-candidates.

There were some positions which had no nominations so If you were thinking about standing but you didn’t get a chance, we are holding by-elections.

 

So, what is a by-election?

The by-election is a really simple process, what it means, that instead of the whole halls population voting on candidates, the Halls Committee Board … Read the rest

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12
Nov

Halls Committee nominations period extended until 8PM tonight

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We have extended the nominations period for Halls Committee Elections until 8pm tonight, to allow students more time to nominate themselves and take a look at the available roles. We want you to make an informed choice about which role to nominate yourself for….so read below and find out the options.

What are Halls Committees?

Every Halls of residence at University of Southampton (including private rented) has their own Halls Committee (formerly known as JCRs), to ensure that students are given the support they need in their first year.

What roles can I run for?

Each Halls (including Private rented) … Read the rest

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09
Nov

Halls Committee elections – Nominations Now Open

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You can now nominate yourself to be involved in your Halls Committee!

What are Halls Committees?

Every Halls of residence at University of Southampton (including private rented) has their own Halls Committee (formerly known as JCRs), to ensure that students are given the support they need in their first year.

What roles can I run for?

Each Halls (including Private rented) has the following roles:

  • President
  • Secretary
  • Welfare and Campaigns Officer
  • Sports Officer
  • Fundraising and Volunteering Officer
  • Events and Activities Officer
  • Communities Officer

What can I gain from running?

  • Opportunity to shape your Halls! – Staying in Halls can be
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06
Nov

WSA Academic Reps Elections: Results now in!

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Results are now in for the WSA Academic Reps Elections, with a record number of nominations having been received. More than double the amount of students put themselves forward for positions compared to last year’s elections, which is great news!

With no voting required, we would like to congratulate the following students who will be your Academic Reps for this year!

 

BA Fine Art, Year 2 – Georgia Zelly

BA Fine Art, Year 3 – Jessica Cox 

BA Graphic Design, Year 3

Samantha Burstow 

Ciaran Ramsay

BA Illustration, Year 2 – Elinor Grey

BA Illustration, Year 3 – Luke Read the rest

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18
Oct

Academic Rep Voting starts tomorrow

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For the last couple of weeks, students have been busy nominating candidates (or themselves) for the Academic Rep elections. Your VP Education, Shruti, has been making announcements via her Facebook profile and event, there has been lots of flyering and we have even had a helping paw from Susu the cat to encourage students to get involved and nominate themselves to make positive change.

Academic Reps are there to help improve students’ courses by feeding back any comments from course members to the University. We support Reps to help ensure the University listens. In return, they are awarded with responsibility … Read the rest

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08
May

Winners of the ETAs and CRAs announced

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Last night saw SUSU host our annual Excellence in Teaching Awards (ETAs) and the return of Course Rep Awards (CRAs)

Students were invited to submit nominations through the SUSU website for academic staff within five categories: Outstanding Lecturer, Teaching and Learning Lifetime Achievement, Innovative Teaching, Best Feedback Provision and Contribution to Academic Support.

Students were also invited to submit nominations for Course Reps within six categories including Most committed to raising the profile of Education Zone, Commitment to the Zone (x3),Best Team of Academic Representatives, Best Individual commitment to the cause (x4) and Academic Rep of the Year.

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30
Apr

Summer Elections

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So swept up in the general elections you want to run in one yourself? Got a passion for your subject and want to help improve your department? Want to get more involved in SUSU and gain some experience for your CV? Well we’ve got you covered.

The summer election period is fast approaching and there is a whole range of positions you can run for. As well as Academic President and Course Rep positions, there are also campaign committee members (who fight for Equality and Diversity and make sure Ethical and Environmental issues are at the heart of everything SUSU … Read the rest

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29
Apr

CRAs and ETAs

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With everything else that there is to do and get involved in at University, you can sometimes forget that one of the reasons you’re here is to gain a degree. However, there are two groups who work tirelessly on education so you don’t have to stress about module choices or lecture clashes.

The first group is, of course, your lecturers. Who are there with you during the 9am lectures, only they can’t sleep through them, and work incredibly hard to make sure you get the education you deserve. The second is the group of academic reps. They’re the ones who … Read the rest

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20
Feb

Nominations open for EVAs

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Nominations are now open for the SUSU Excellence in Volunteering Awards 2015. These special awards celebrate the many varieties of volunteering that take place within the Students’ Union.

Students can be nominated for seven categories: Commitment, Innovation, Engagement, Leadership, Impact, Collaboration and The Volunteer.

The awards have been designed to help students’ employability, demonstrating will have some transferrable skills and values that students can visualise through their specific EVA.

You can nominate for the awards now at www.susu.org/evas.

Nominations will close on the 20 March at 5pm.  The winner will then be presented their award at the ceremony on … Read the rest

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12
Jan

Nominations for Elections 2015 Open: May the Odds be Ever in Your Favour

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It’s almost upon us again: Elections season 2015 kicks off on Monday 12th January at midday, when the nominations will open online.

To kick off the nomination period, your Vice President Democracy and Creative Industries, Megan Downing will be taking over our Twitter from the moment they’re open for a live Q&A session, answering any queries from hopeful nominees as well as from anyone who wants to know more about the elections season ahead. You can nominate yourself and find out more at susu.org/stand.

You can follow the Q&A on our Twitter @YourSUSU, and … Read the rest

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