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06
Feb

Elections: FAQ

In Features, Representation

There’s one week to go until nominations for our spring elections close. That’s still plenty of time to nominate yourself or a friend for a role. So what are you waiting for? All your questions are answered right here 👇

1.) How do I nominate myself?

You will need to log in to our website and follow this link. If you have not used our website before, or are a new student starting at Southampton, you do not need to set up a new account. Please use your University credentials; these are the login details for your iSolutions … Read the rest

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02
Mar

Why vote in the Spring Elections?

In General

The snow should not prevent you from voting – Our online voting system is open until 16:00 today, so you can exercise your right to vote in any circumstances…

Not sure why it’s important? Below are just a couple of reasons (amongst many others) why we think you should take the time to cast your vote:

Why should I vote?

As a Students’ Union, we exist to enrich your life at University and our decisions affect anything from clubs and societies funding to Freshers’ activities, academic and University decisions or implementation of support services across campuses.

Voting is the best … Read the rest

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09
Aug

2017 NSS Results Announced

In General

In the recent National Student Survey 2017 results, the University of Southampton Students’ Union received a satisfaction rate of 48% for academic representation. We are disappointed with this result but we are confident that we can, and will, do better for our students.

We already have several projects planned to strengthen academic representation this year: we are pushing to make online submissions available to all students, lobbying for functioning online module choice and we will work with the University to improve teaching and feedback quality.

Whilst the NSS Students’ Union question focused on academic representation and interests, we believe many … Read the rest

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01
Nov

Southampton Refugee Month

In General

Twenty-four of our student groups are getting together to launch a new and exciting programme of events: Southampton Refugee Month. Organised to raise awareness of the current refugee crisis all over the world, with a particular emphasis on Syria, the following events will give you the chance to find out more and inspire you to get involved…

Thursday 03 November – FREE screening of The White Helmets

  • 19:00 at 46/2003, Physics Building, Highfield Campus
  • Get down to the Physics Building to watch The White Helmets for free. This hard-hitting documentary follows the volunteer rescue workers put their lives on the
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15
Jun

Our Social Media Accounts are Moving…

In General

Our recent rebrand is now in full swing and you may have noticed new signage popping up all over our buildings. In addition, our transition to the new brand across our social media channels is almost complete, and this Friday (17 June) we’ll be fully moving over across to our new Facebook pages. Below is a quick reminder of our new pages and where you can access the information that matters to you. Make sure you get liking before we make the big move this Friday.

Union Southampton

Union Southampton – WSA 

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20
May

Our Social Media channels have had a makeover…

In General

Our transition to Union Southampton is now in full swing and, as part of this, we now have all-new Facebook pages in line with our new brand. Our existing ‘SUSU’ Facebook pages will be remaining live until Friday 17 June.

New Facebook pages

For news and information on everything happening at Union Southampton, ‘like’ our new Union Southampton page.

For Winchester students, you can find all things WSA on our new Union Southampton – WSA page.

Opportunities, Places, Representation, Support

We’ve also introduced four new Facebook pages based on our key areas. This means it will be easier … Read the rest

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30
Apr

Summer Elections: #JoinTheTeam

In General

Nominations for our Summer Elections are now open – you have until Wednesday 4th May to nominate yourself for one of hundreds of positions that will equip you with new skills and impact on the experience of your fellow students.

If you’ve never considered becoming part of the Students’ Union team, here is just a snapshot of what our Course Reps have achieved for students.

Law

  • Secured extended opening times for the Law building during exam periods.

Chemistry

  • Secured print credit from the Faculty for all students on this course.

 Electronics & Computer Science

  • Worked with University staff to
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05
Apr

WSA: Meet the Winchester Student Committee

In General

Congratulations to Ryan Shannon (pictured), Bex Willis and Kezia Davies, who have been elected as your representatives in the new Winchester Student Committee for 2016-17.

Winchester Campus President – Bex Willis

Your Winchester Campus President for this year (2015-16) has been Ryan Notman-Watt. Ryan will continue in the position until the end of this academic year alongside Bex Willis, who will be learning the ropes to take over the position officially for 2016-17.

What does the Campus President do?

During this year, Ryan has worked hard … Read the rest

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17
Feb

Union Awards: Nominations coming soon

In General

Union Awards Season is approaching so it’s time to start thinking about the people who have had a real impact on you here at university, whether that’s through excellent teaching or academic representation, fantastic sporting achievements or great volunteering successes. Whatever you want to celebrate, our awards have got it covered.

This year, we’ve merged our Course Rep Awards (CRAs) and Excellence in Teaching Awards (ETAs) to form the all new Academic Awards – one unified celebration of the academic achievements across both staff and students.

Our Excellence in Volunteering Awards exist to reward the successes of our societies, volunteer … Read the rest

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31
Jan

Winchester Wins

In General

You’ve been making your voice heard, and we’ve been listening! Take a look at what we’ve been up to turn your ideas into Winchester wins!

You Said – “We want more events and activities at WSA.”

Winchester Win: We’ve organised a whole host of day and night time events to cater to all tastes. From Shetland Teas to regular favourites such as the Quiz and Curry socials, there is something for everyone!

We also arranged an entire programme of new events throughout Freshers’ at WSA, including the popular ‘Meet the Guide Dogs’ event – especially requested by WSA students.… Read the rest

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