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07
Nov

Work with us: We’re looking for an External Trustee (Finance)

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Are you an experienced Financial Director?

We’re looking to hire an External Trustee (Finance) to help us shape the future of our Union.

You’ll be working alongside 3 other External Trustees and 12 Student Trustees. Your role will be to provide support and specialist skills to ensure our Union can achieve its ambitious objective to be one of the top ranked Unions in the country within the next four years.

The Role

The appointment is for a period of 3 years with an option to reappoint for a further 3 years.

The Candidate

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16
Sep

#SotonFreshers Fayres – Get The Lowdown On Which Fayres Are Which

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So you have arrived and just been hit by the tidal wave of events on offer throughout Freshers’, including what seems to be a dozen or so Fayres. So what are these and what’s the difference between them?

Don’t worry, here is your definitive guide to our Fayres, which are there to show you how much Southampton, Winchester and our Union has to offer you. Come along to see how much you can experience and get out of your time with us!

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Union Fayre

Our Union is here to represent you, whether you are a postgrad, undergrad, you … Read the rest

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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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17
Jan

Are you on the job hunt?: CV Tips

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If you are looking for a new job this January or you are starting to think about your options once you graduate, we are here for you. A CV is the first impression that an employer gets of you, so make it count. Here are some tips to help you sharpen up your CV.

1. Short and sweet

Two pages of A4 is the generally accepted length. Some employers don’t mind a third page but to avoid the risk, just keep it to two. On average, employers spend less than 10 seconds looking at any one CV so first impressions … Read the rest

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27
Nov

Improve your commercial awareness to help land yourself a career after University

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We are working in partnership with KPMG to get you the best experience and preparation for your future career before you leave University.

You can gain the skills you need at a workshop hosted by KPMG on ‘How to Develop Commercial Awareness’ on Thursday 3rd December 2015 between 5pm – 6.30pm. The event will be held in Building 54, Room 5025, Highfield Campus.

We understand that it can be difficult to know what potential employers are looking for. During the skills session, you will gain the tools and guidance you need to develop your commercial awareness so that you … Read the rest

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