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AGM: Voting is now open

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Thank you for all the great ideas you submitted to make changes to our Union at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 17 May.

We are delighted to announce that voting is now open on our website for you to rank your favourites. You have until Monday 15 May to make your rankings and the ideas with the most votes will be added to our agenda on the day of the AGM, ready for discussion.

Don’t forget that you will need to register in advance at www.unionsouthampton.org/agm whether you would like to vote in attendance or online on the … Read the rest

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Take the lead: Nominations are open for our Summer Elections

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Take the lead on what you care about and nominate yourself for a position in our Summer Elections.

Join the team and become one of our Student Leaders, Faculty Officers, Academic Presidents or Vice-Presidents and Trustees.

From sport to housing, well-being and academic opportunities, join us to improve the student experience across our various campuses.

You can find the full list of roles and nominate yourself NOW at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections.

Nominations have been extended till Wednesday 10 May at 09:00.

What happens next?

Once we have your nominations, we will open voting for you to decide who you think most … Read the rest

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Academic Awards Nominations are Open

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Our annual Academic Awards ceremony returns on Thursday 11 May to The Cube, where we will be donning our best finery in preparation to celebrate the academic achievements of University staff and our Academic Reps.

Who do you think deserves an award?

If you have been inspired by a lecturer or perhaps one of our Academic Reps has gone above and beyond to represent you on your course – we want to hear from  you!

You can now nominate the people that you think deserves to be recognised for their contribution to academia before midnight on Wednesday 15 March at: … Read the rest

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Spring Elections: Vote Now for the students you want to lead our Union

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Voting is now open for our Spring Elections at www.unionsouthampton.org/vote or at one of our physical polling stations across campus.

Midday today saw the start of Voting Week in our Spring Elections, where all current University of Southampton students become eligible to cast their votes for the students that you want to lead our Union for the next academic year. All you need is your Student ID to be able to vote.

The voting period lasts until 16:00 on Friday (03 March).

Make an informed choice by accessing the candidate manifestos at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections and coming along to our Meet The Read the rest

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Christmas Opening Hours

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The holidays are nearly upon us and while you’re tucking into your roast spuds, we’ll be working like little elves ready to organise some great events and services for you in the New Year. But just like you, there will be days where we’ll need to take forty winks, preferably after a good roast. For those of you staying in Southampton over the winter break, we’re keeping The Stag’s open on the weekend of the 07 and 08 January 2017 for you to have a post-Christmas catch-up with your best ones.Take note of our opening times below for more dates … Read the rest

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Nuffield Theatre: Be in a Professional Production!

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Fancy yourself as a bit of an actor, dancer or musician? Want the chance to work with world-class theatre professionals?

The Nuffield Theatre are giving you the opportunity to appear in a professional production of John Steinbeck’s epic play The Grapes of Wrath, directed by the Nuffield’s Associate Director Abbey Wright.

Auditions are open to all Southampton residents on Tuesday 13 December. You don’t need any previous theatre or drama skills at all, just enthusiasm and a willingness to turn up regularly to rehearsals and be part of the team.

The play deals with migration, the poverty gap, and our … Read the rest

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Nominations for Autumn Elections open

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Want to build up skills for your CV? Want to make positive change at our Union? Want to take ownership of a role that matters to you?

Nominate yourself now for a part-time role in our Autumn Elections at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections.

We have hundreds of roles available including:

  • Senators
  • Zone Open Places 
  • Community & Volunteering Officer
  • Postgraduate (Taught) Officer

Academic Representatives:

  • Faculty Officers 
  • Academic Presidents
  • Course Reps
To nominate yourself you must be a student at the University of Southampton

Find out more on our website at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections

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Curbing Crime at Christmas

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With Christmas fast approaching, most of you will be preparing to head home to celebrate with your families. But with 70% of student homes being left empty throughout the festive period, this really is ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ for burglars looking to strike it lucky.

It is estimated that the average person takes £1,000 worth of equipment to university. With 70% of students owning a computer or laptop, and 86% of you with mobile phones, unprotected student housing presents a veritable goldmine for any opportunistic thief. So it’s no surprise that 1 in 3 studentsRead the rest

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Nominations OPEN for Elections 2013

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** Please note that nominations are now CLOSED **

Nominations for Elections 2013 are now OPEN – visit www.susu.org/elections to find out more and nominate yourself.

So, why should you run? Here are just a few reasons…

✔ Make a difference to students’ lives
✔ Looks great on your CV
✔ Work with a team of over 100 staff
✔ Amazing career development
✔ Represent your peers
✔ It’s amazing fun!

You could be at the head of SUSU as a full time paid Sabbatical Officer, make important financial and strategic decisions as a Trustee, lead a student group or … Read the rest

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Voting in Autumn Elections now OPEN

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Voting is now OPEN in the Student Leader and Union Councillor Elections, and you can view the candidates and cast your vote online at www.susu.org/vote.

Student Leaders look after different areas within SUSU and represent the views of specific groups of students, like Postgraduate students, students based in Winchester or at other sites like the National Oceanography Centre and students within specific faculties. Voting on Student Leader positions is a great way to have a say on specific areas of SUSU and make sure your views are represented properly.

The other positions being voted on are Union … Read the rest

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