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04
Dec

Over £300 raised in MindSoc and Hillwalking Club’s Santa Hillwalk

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Mind Society’s annual walk with the Hill Walking Club has so far raised an incredible £308 for charity.

The annual walk sees Mind Society and the Hillwalking Club come together with volunteers to walk all the way to Winchester from Southampton dressed in their best Christmas attire. This year proceeds from the walk will be going to both Solent Mind, the Southampton branch of the mental health charity Mind and No Limits, a charity offering free and confidential information, advice, counselling, support and advocacy for young people.

Mind Society President, Kiana, says “the Santa walk to Winchester has … Read the rest

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07
Nov

Welfare Wednesday Podcast No.4: Stress Awareness Day

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Today is National Stress Awareness Day – an opportunity to take a moment to think about your wellbeing and find advice or support on managing stress. We’re getting the conversation started with this week’s Welfare Wednesday Podcast 👇🎧

This week we’re joined by Kiana, President of the Mind Society to talk all things stress at Uni.

An NUS survey found that 87% of students experienced stress at Uni. Deadlines, assignments, managing your money and being away from family and friends can all trigger stress. If you feel like you need help or would just like someone to talk to, Read the rest

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09
Oct

World Mental Health Day: Mind Society

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10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual day recognised by The World Health Organisation to provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done. This year’s theme, chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world’.

As a Students’ Union, young people’s mental health and well being is so important to us. We would like to take this World Mental Health Day to talk about the work being done and the work left to do.Read the rest

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04
Aug

Students and staff raise record amount for charity

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Students and staff at the University of Southampton Students’ Union (SUSU) raised a total of £108,509.52 last year through the Union’s student-led fundraising group RAG (Raise and Give.

 

The 2013-14 total is a considerable increase from 2012-13 when £91,527.19 was raised.

 

The total sum was collected by 47 different groups, individual students and staff, and will be donated to 73 charities.

 

The grand total includes an amazing £29,549.86 raised by 16 adventurers who will be exploring the Inca Trail in Peru or doing a Gorilla Trek in Uganda this summer. This amount is split between Breast Cancer … Read the rest

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