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01
Jul

Hello to the new Sabbatical team!

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Today we say a big hello to the new Students’ Union Sabbatical team of 2019-20, and welcome back Emily, who was re-elected in our Spring 2019 elections.

Union President– Emily Harrison

VP Education and Democracy– Joanne Lisney

VP Activities– Fiona Sunderland

VP Sports – Olivia Reed

WP Welfare and Community– Laura Barr

The team will be hard at work over the next couple of weeks in training, outlining their Sabb plans for the year, and getting to know each other and the Union team who will be supporting them.

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29
Jan

Spring Elections: Run for VP Education and Democracy!

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If you’re thinking of running for the role of VP Education and Democracy, you might want to know what you’ll be working on day-to-day, and what you’re responsible for. Find out more about life as one of our Sabbatical Officers below…

VP Education and Democracy supports students at all levels of study from Undergraduate to Postgraduate Research by representing their academic interests for their course, faculty and to the University. They ensure the Union is lobbying the University on behalf of students to improve the quality of education at Southampton, and lead on all areas of democracy at the Union … Read the rest

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27
Jan

Spring Elections: Run for VP Welfare and Community!

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If you’re thinking of running for the role of VP Welfare and Community, you might want to know what you’ll be working on day-to-day, and what you’re responsible for. Find out more about life as one of our Sabbatical Officers below…

VP Welfare and Community promotes and supports student wellbeing, with a focus on mental and physical health, safety and housing. They represent students with protected characteristics, amplifying their voice and lobbying the University on feedback relating to equality and diversity. They run campaigns based around welfare and awareness, as well as supporting cultural events and celebrations.

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25
Jan

Spring Elections: Run for VP Activities

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If you’re thinking of running for the role of VP Activities, you might want to know what you’ll be working on day-to-day, and what you’re responsible for. Find out more about life as one of our Sabbatical Officers below…

VP Activities supports and advocates on behalf of our clubs and societies, who are sector leading in the activities they run! They oversee they processes involved in running societies and support students to get involved in the activities available. They lead on areas of the Union’s work which support the student experience, such as employability, arts and media, volunteering and fundraising.… Read the rest

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23
Jan

Spring Elections: Run for VP Sports

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If you’re thinking of running for the role of VP Sports, you might want to know what you’ll be working on day-to-day, and what you’re responsible for. Find out more about life as one of our Sabbatical Officers below…

VP Sports supports the running of the Athletic Union Clubs by acting as President of the Athletic Union. They represent the institution within the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and lead on the Union’s annual Varsity event, AU Ball and other sports events throughout the year. They lead on campaigns to encourage healthy and active lifestyles for all students as … Read the rest

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21
Jan

Spring Elections: Run for Union President

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If you’re thinking of running for the role of Union President, you might want to know what you’ll be working on day-to-day, and what you’re responsible for. Find out more about life as Union President below…

The Union President acts as the figurehead of the Union and is the public spokesperson, representative of all students. They ensure the Union has a strong presence across all University of Southampton campuses and Halls, and represent the views of students at sites to the University. By encouraging feedback from students about sustainability issues and lobbying the University, the President ensures we are doing … Read the rest

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17
Jan

Spring Elections: Our top tips for candidates

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So, you’ve decided to nominate yourself to represent students in our Spring Elections – that’s great! Take a look at our top tips below for every stage in our elections, from submitting your nomination, to campaigning, and those all-important votes. You can nominate yourself at susu.org/elections or suggest a friend at susu.org/representation/suggest-a-friend.

First up, consider these tips before submitting your nomination…

  • Talk to your course mates to see what problems they have faced as a student. Doing the groundwork before submitting your nomination can help you to have a campaign that speaks to your fellow students.
  • Talk to staff at
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07
Jan

Nominations in Spring Elections 2019 now Open

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Do you want to be the voice of students? Do you have ideas about how to improve student life at Southampton and want to make them happen? Nominate yourself in our Spring Elections 2019!

We are recruiting five Sabbatical Officers (listed below). As a Sabbatical Officer you will lead and be the public face of the Union, working on making positive changes, events and campaigns happen.

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08
Jan

Nominations now OPEN in Spring Elections 2018

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Nominations for our Spring Elections are now open!

Looking for an exciting graduate role for 2018/19, or want to boost your employability and get involved with more than your degree whilst studying?

We are recruiting seven Full-Time Officers and many Part-Time Officers to join our team for 2018/19. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills whilst working with a student-led charity organisation to make positive changes to student life. Full-Time Officers will work on exciting initiatives whilst receiving training in leadership, project management and much more. Joining as a Part-Time Officer means you can get involved with … Read the rest

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07
Mar

Spring Elections 2016: Meet your new elected officers!

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Thank you to everyone who has taken part and voted in the Spring Elections 2016! 5,507 students voted!

Now, it’s time for you to meet your elected officers for 2016-17…

 

Full Time Officer Roles

elections results

 

Elected Teams

Leadership Team

Leadership Team 1

Creative Industries Team

CI team

Sports Development Team

sports development team

Welfare Team

welfare team 1

Education Team

education team

Student Communities Team

student communities team

Engagement Team

engagement team

By-Elections

We will be holding By-Elections during the Summer Elections next term to fill the following Part-time Student Leader positions:

  • Charity and Community Officer
  • Engineering and Environment Faculty Officer
  • National Oceanography Centre (Site Officer)
  • Nightline Officer
  • Sports Participation Officer
  • Student Enterprise Officer
  • Wellbeing Officer
  • WSA
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