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Q&A with Gina Martin, campaigner who made upskirting illegal

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Join us for a Q&A with Activist, speaker and writer Gina Martin, who is best known for founding and running the national campaign to make upskirting illegal.

Her campaign ultimately led to the passing into law of the Voyeurism (Offences) Act in April 2019 which would make upskirting a criminal offence in England and Wales. Three other countries have since followed suit.

Gina is also an ambassador for UN Women UK and advocates for regular people creating change in their communities.

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Live Q&A with Making a Murderer’s Jerry Buting coming to Southampton

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Union Films and native have teamed up to bring you an exclusive native talks Q&A with Netflix Making a Murderer’s Jerry Buting!

Jerry Buting, defence attorney for the murder conviction case of Steven Avery – now known worldwide as the real-life protagonist of Netflix cult series hit Making a Murderer, will be coming to The Cube (B42) on Wednesday January 29 (16:30-18:00*).

The conversation will involve moderated discussion of the Steven Avery case along with its broader implications and comments on the systematic failures of the criminal justice system.

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In the Spotlight: Natalie Bennett confirmed as guest speaker

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You may remember our Union President Alex Hovden’s excited post earlier this month to announce a new series of high-profile speaker events coming soon. Without further ado, we can now reveal that former leader of the Green party, Natalie Bennett will be joining us on Tuesday 06 December for the first event.

Come along to The Cube from 18:30 to listen to Natalie speak about her political background and Green Party politics. We will also be offering you the opportunity to ask any questions in a Q&A session for the last 15-20 minutes of the event.

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Twitter Q & A – Ask us anything #SotonQandA

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We understand that there is a lot to take in during the lead up to Freshers’. From events to accommodation, your head is likely to be filled with questions and anticipation about how it will all pan out.

That’s where we come in.

As a University of Southampton student, you are automatically a member of Union Southampton. That means we are here to support you from the moment you enrol here. That’s why we are offering you the opportunity to ask us anything you would like to know at our live tweet Q and A sessions.

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An Audience with Eddie Izzard – Free transport confirmed

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We have organised for comedian, charity activist and ultra marathon runner, Eddie Izzard to talk about his views on the EU Referendum to encourage you to register to vote ahead of the 07 June deadline.

The event, held at Switch Southampton, will feature a talk from the comedian and charity activist, before a Q&A session where the audience will be able to pose their questions for Eddie to answer.

Vice-President Engagement, Hannah Talbot, says, “We want students to understand the arguments surrounding the EU Referendum and to feel empowered to vote. The UK is the 2nd largest beneficiary of … Read the rest

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Winchester and NOC: Get to know your Students’ Union President at WSA #PresAMA

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We have promised to make the Students’ Union presence bigger and better at Winchester and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and we are kicking off by organising for Ben Franklin, the Students’ Union President, to come to the WSA Cafe and NOC on alternate Fridays to get to know you all and answer any questions you may have about the Students’ Union.

Last Friday (2nd October),  Ben went over to the WSA Cafe for his first session to mingle with students during our Meet the Guide Dogs event. He will next be back on the 16th October from 12pm-1.30pm and … Read the rest

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#SotonAMA: Everything you want to know about being a Fresher from our live Twitter Q&A

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Here at the Union, we understand that the coming weeks will fill you with lots of questions and you might not know who you should ask. Well, fear not, because we are here to help!

This coming Friday (5th September), we will be doing a live Q&A on Twitter between 2-3pm to answer all the questions you could possibly have about coming here!  We will be manning our account @yoursusu  from 2pm, ready and waiting for any question you want to ask us! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #SotonAMA and #SotonFreshers for us to find your tweets. You never … Read the rest

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