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06
Jan

Spring Elections 2020: Nominations Now Open!

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This Spring Elections, change starts with you. Nominations are now open until Wednesday 12 February at 13:00. You can nominate yourself here: Nominate Now.

The the projects and campaigns you work on can directly impact student life at Southampton, whether it’s helping us launch the first vegan cafe on campus, reducing the cost of printing, or launching welfare training for

If you want to lead the direction of SUSU, make your ideas happen and represent all students at Southampton, nominate yourself for one of our Officer roles.

We have five Sabbatical roles available:

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08
Mar

Candidate Spotlight: Union President

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Meet our candidates for the Sabbatical Officer role of Union President on the Redbrick TODAY from 12:00 – 13:00. This is chance to ask them any questions you have on their key points and why you should vote for them.

The responsibilities of Union President include leading the Union, ensuring there’s a Union presence at all our sites, and creating a more sustainable environment. They will oversee all our sites officers, our Halls Officer and Sustainability Officer. You can read the full job description here: Union President.

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07
Mar

Candidate Spotlight: VP Sports

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Meet our candidate for the Sabbatical Officer role of VP Sports on the Redbrick TODAY from 12:00 – 13:00. This is chance to ask them any questions you have on their key points and why you should vote for them.

The responsibilities of VP Sport include leading the Athletic Union, developing sport performance and encouraging participation in Sport. They will oversee our Athletic Union, Sports Participation and Intramural Officers. You can read the full job description here: Vice President Sports.

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06
Mar

Voting Now Open in Spring Elections! Here’s How to Vote

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Voting is open NOW in our Spring Elections, so make sure you know the process to vote for your preferred candidates!

Voting is open from Wednesday 06 March at 09:00 – Friday 08 March at 16:00.

Step 1: Visit bit.ly/susu_vote

Step 2: Login using your University login details

Step 3: Read candidates key points, then vote for your preferred candidates, putting your favourite at number 1, your next preferred candidate at number 2, etc.

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06
Mar

Candidate Spotlight: VP Welfare and Community

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Meet our candidates for the Sabbatical Officer role of VP Welfare and Community on the Redbrick TODAY from 12:00 – 13:15. This is chance to ask them any questions you have on their key points and why you should vote for them.

The responsibilities of VP Welfare and Community include leading on student welfare leading on equality and diversity within the Union, and leading on Welfare and Community campaigns. They will oversee our International, LGBT+, Womens, BAME, Disabilities and Wellbeing Officers. You can read the full job description here: Vice President Welfare and Community.

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05
Mar

Candidate Spotlight: VP Education and Democracy

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Meet our candidates for the Sabbatical Officer role of VP Education and Democracy on the Redbrick TODAY from 11:30 – 13:00. This is chance to ask them any questions you have on their key points and why you should vote for them.

The responsibilities of VP Education and Democracy include representing students’ academic interests, ensuring students have a voice at the University and leading on Union Democracy. They will oversee Faculty Officers, our Joint Honours Officer, PGT and PGR Officers and Faculty Reps. You can read the full job description here: Vice President Education and Democracy.

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04
Mar

Candidate Spotlight: VP Activities

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Meet our candidates for the Sabbatical Officer role of VP Activities on the Concourse of Building 42 TODAY from 12:00 – 13:00. This is chance to ask them any questions you have on their key points and why you should vote for them.

The responsibilities of VP Activities include representing club and society interests, supporting all affiliated societies, and improving the student experience at Southampton. They will oversee Performing Arts, Media groups, volunteering, fundraising and enterprise. You can read the full job description here: Vice President Activities.

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25
Feb

Why should I vote in Union Elections?

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It’s that time of year again and our Spring Elections are in full swing, with candidates currently campaigning to win your votes! But why is it important to vote in Union elections? Let us break it down for you…

Whoever wins represents you – yes, you!

Remember, Sabbatical and Student Officers at the Union represent all students.

It’s simple: you need to make sure the candidates who you think are best to represent you, get the votes. Vote for whoever you think should listen to your feedback, take it to the right people and Make. Change. Happen.

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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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