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28
May

Community Spotlight: Southampton Hub

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Earlier this year, we launched a new community spotlight series, led by your Community and Volunteering Officer, Charlotte Colombo. These spotlights cover some of the brilliant volunteering opportunities you can get involved with, in and around Southampton, alongside your studies.

Today’s spotlight is on Southampton Hub and Charlotte spoke with Melissa Camargo, Communications Officer at Southampton Hub.

What is Southampton Hub?

We are the Southampton based branch of charity focusing on encouraging and supporting students who want to and are passionate about making an impact on their local community.

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06
Dec

Health & Safety Incidents – what do you need to do?

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The Union and the University take health and safety very seriously and together we work hard to make sure everyone is safe on campus.

But as you know, the University is a busy place and occasionally accidents do happen. In these rare incidences, it’s important to make sure you tell the right people as quickly as possible – this means we can stop it from happening again to anyone else. This is particularly important in light of the current building works on Salisbury Road car parks.

What to do if you are involved in or witness an incident:

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02
Dec

Enterprise Fund Shortlist Announced

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Thank you to everyone who submitted their projects to our Enterprise Fund. The standard was so high that the shortlisting process was really tough, but we are delighted to announce the following submissions on the final shortlist – we look forward to listening to your pitches on Tuesday:
The Charge Project: The Charge Project, is a solar energy distribution service that will operate in the ultra-poor river islands of Bangladesh. The Charge Project will comprise of a boat network with solar panel arrays mounted to the roof, which will be used to charge battery boxes.
 
CareConnect: Caregiving will be the
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07
Aug

Tweet our leaders: Our Full-Time Officers Twitter Accounts

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Do you really know what our Full-Time Officers are doing day-to-day? To help you gain an insight into what our Officers get up to while you’re in lectures, they’ve launched their very own Twitter accounts. Ask them for progress on projects at the click of a button and get a chance to snoop into the world of University meetings and events planning, as it happens.

Follow Friday #FF

  • Union President – Alex Hovden @SotonPres
  • Vice-President Democracy & Creative Industries – Cameron Meldrum @SotonVPDCI
  • Vice-President Engagement – Dan Varley @SotonVPEngage
  • Vice-President Education – Elliot Grater @SotonVPEd
  • Vice-President Sports Development – Tom
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09
Apr

Society Spotlight: Engineers Without Borders

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We caught up with Zach Rowland, President of newly affiliated society Engineers Without Borders, to find out more about the charity’s work and how you can get involved.

What is Engineers Without Borders?

Engineers Without Borders is a UK charity dedicated to facilitating human development through engineering. This aim is achieved by providing engineering expertise to partner charities, and encouraging better consideration of global responsibility in education. There is a national HQ in London that manages all international placements for professional engineers (amongst other programmes), whilst also providing support for student branches in the form of training and logistics advice.… Read the rest

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