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03
Apr

Union Sustainability Officers plant trees as part of Sport and Wellbeing’s carbon footprint pledge

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Isabella, VP Welfare and Lucy, SUSU Ethics and Environment Officer, helped plant 10 oak trees at Wide Lane Sports Centre as a result of the Sports & Wellbeing Centre’s pledge to work towards offsetting its carbon footprint.

Isabella and Lucy were invited to plant the trees to commemorate both their roles as Union Sustainability Officers. “I am really happy to see departments at the University making sustainable pledges like this,” says Isabella.

“Thank you Sport and Wellbeing and University Sustainability Manager for inviting SUSU Ethics and Environment officer and I to come along and help plant the trees, … Read the rest

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27
Jul

Sport and Wellbeing memberships: an update

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Hi everyone, Steve Gore, your 2018-19 VP Sports here!

01 August 2017 marked an important date for the roughly 9,000 students that use Sport and Wellbeing facilities at the University of Southampton. This was the date when Sport and Wellbeing introduced a new tiered membership system and departed from their “one size fits all” business model, primarily in an effort to manage the overcrowding of the gym in Jubilee Sports Centre.

01 August 2018, a year to the day, will see Sport and Wellbeing introduce another change to their offer, but this time it’s a change led by student … Read the rest

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08
Sep

What does the new Sport and Wellbeing Membership mean for students?

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I’m Steve, your VP Sports at Students’ Union. My job is to help give students opportunities to compete in sport at all levels and represent your student voice to the University and the wider community. In my first blog I will be talking about the controversial recent changes in the Sport and Wellbeing membership from a student perspective. I’ll explain what has changed and why, and look at who is losing out and who will benefit under the new scheme. I will also discuss some exciting new developments in sports at the University of Southampton that will hopefully make … Read the rest

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30
Aug

#SotonQandA – Everything you want to know about Freshers’

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We know this can be a confusing time period for a lot of you, and so last week we held a Q&A on our @Union_Soton Twitter account to answer some of your questions! Below is a quick recap of all that was asked in this particular Q&A, using the hashtag #SotonQandA. If there is something you would like to know which you can’t see here, join us for our next #SotonQandA on Wednesday 14 September between 13:00-15:00…

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Food is a very important part of student life, our VP Engagement Dan Varley answers Enrique’s question, and you can check … Read the rest

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28
Feb

Keeping Fit in Southampton

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What with work commitments, student budgets and time to hang out with your friends, keeping fit can seem like the last thing on your mind. But we all know we should do it, so whether you are a gym bunny or a sporty type, here is a quick overview of some ways you can exercise in Southampton…

Parkrun

Saturday. 9am. 5k. Okay now the worst bit is over, we can tell you about all the good things. It’s completely free and this includes stats about your run! For example, you can find out how you did for your age group, … Read the rest

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