Tag Archive > Sabbatical Officers

26
Jun

Update on our Sabb team 2020-21

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On Wednesday 01 July, the new Sabbatical Officer team will take office for the academic year 2020/21. However, we have unfortunately been made aware recently that the student elected to the role of VP Education & Democracy will be unable to fulfil the requirements of the role because of their particular visa restrictions.

We will, therefore, be holding a by-election for the role of VP Education & Democracy, which will open on Monday 29 June.

Due to the need to elect someone to this key role as quickly as possible, nominations will be open until Thursday 09 July, and voting … Read the rest

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27
May

Recent Successes from your Sabbatical Officers

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Your Sabbatical Officers have continued to make positive changes for students throughout lockdown and Term 3, ensuring your voices are being heard during the Coronavirus crisis, and the introduction of online learning and teaching.

Emily, Union President, has said: “I would like to stress my very sincere thanks to all the SUSU and University staff and our course reps who have all been working extremely hard to work on student feedback and come up with solutions to try and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on our students. I know not everything has been perfect. But having been involved in many … Read the rest

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17
Apr

Update on SUSU Staff and Sabbatical Officers

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As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to furlough some SUSU staff and Sabbatical Officers.

We, like many other organisations, have been having conversations about furloughing some of our staff. Although we are currently in a strong financial position, we expect the effects of the ongoing situation will be long-term, so we are doing everything we can to prepare for this. Therefore, we have made the decision to take advantage of the government’s job retention scheme to ensure we remain financially sustainable for the future, whilst ensuring there will always be people to … Read the rest

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24
Jan

Thinking of running for VP Welfare & Community?

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Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is VP Welfare & Community.

Do you have a passion for representing, promoting and campaigning for students and the issues they hold from all of the different communities across campus? This may be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.

Previous examples of work an individual in this position has achieved include the introduction of WIDE Training as well as … Read the rest

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24
Jan

Thinking of running for VP Activities?

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Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is VP Activities.

Do you enjoy working with hundreds of different societies and helping them achieve their goals? This might be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.

Previous examples of work an individual in this position has achieved include being accountable for 214 societies, having increased this number over time.

Don’t worry if you don’t have much experience … Read the rest

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24
Jan

Thinking of running for VP Sports?

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Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is VP Sports.

Do you enjoy working with sports clubs and want to develop a better sporting experience for students? This might be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.

Previous examples of work an individual in this position has achieved include the introduction of Women in Sports Week as well as leading Team Southampton to victory over Portsmouth at Varsity … Read the rest

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24
Jan

Thinking of running for VP Education & Democracy?

In General

Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is VP Education & Democracy.

Do you have ideas about how to improve student’s academic experience or desire to increase student engagement with SUSU’s advice centre? This may be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.

Previous examples of work an individual in this position has achieved include reducing printing prices for all students across the university as well as … Read the rest

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20
Jan

Thinking of running for Union President?

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Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is Union President.

Do you have ideas on how to lead the Union or how to improve how sustainable we are and ensure SUSU reaches all students at all sites? Then this may be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.

A great example of what can be achieved in this role is the creation and launch of our vegan … Read the rest

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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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