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08
Feb

Spring Elections Candidates Announced!

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We are pleased to announce the candidates who are running in our Spring Elections, for Full-Time or Part-Time Officer roles. Say hello to everyone running for a Full-Time Officer role in our video below…

 

27 students are running for a Full-Time Officer role, and 40 are running for Part-Time roles.

All candidates will begin campaigning for those all-important votes on Monday 19 February, and voting week will be from Monday 26 February until Friday 02 March.

Make sure to vote when the time comes – it’s your chance to have your say in who will lead the Students’ Union … Read the rest

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07
Feb

Spring Elections – the next steps!

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Over the past month, we have been looking for students who will form next year’s Sabbatical Team and our team of Student Leaders and Trustees to lead the Union on a Full-Time or Part-Time basis. The Full-Time Team (Sabbatical Officers) is made up of seven paid positions, with each one focusing on a specific area of student life, whereas the Part-Time roles are voluntary and carried out alongside your studying.

Nominations closed on Monday and our candidates are being briefed today on the next steps – keep an eye on our channels as we will be announcing the full list … Read the rest

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30
Jan

Could you be the next VP Communities, VP Sports or VP DCI?

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In last week’s blog we gave you some more information about the VP Engagement and VP Education roles. Today we’re rounding it off with some information about the roles of VP Communities, VP Sports and VP Democracy and Creative Industries (DCI).


VP Communities

Passionate about inclusivity? Interested in different cultures? 

Working with the Student Communities Coordinator, this role consists of raising awareness of multiculturalism in Southampton and celebrating diversity across campuses. You’ll be working closely with relevant Student Leaders and staff members to deliver the Union’s campaigns and projects at all sites. You will ensure that the voices of our … Read the rest

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08
Jan

Nominations now OPEN in Spring Elections 2018

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Nominations for our Spring Elections are now open!

Looking for an exciting graduate role for 2018/19, or want to boost your employability and get involved with more than your degree whilst studying?

We are recruiting seven Full-Time Officers and many Part-Time Officers to join our team for 2018/19. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills whilst working with a student-led charity organisation to make positive changes to student life. Full-Time Officers will work on exciting initiatives whilst receiving training in leadership, project management and much more. Joining as a Part-Time Officer means you can get involved with … Read the rest

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03
Mar

Spring Elections Results: A higher voter turnout than 2016!

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The Spring Elections results are in!

Thank you to everyone who voted. We had an incredible turnout this year, with 5,963 of you turning out to vote, making up a total of 43,831 individual votes. That works out of 22% of the student population having their say.

Without further ado, here are the results…

Full-Time Officer positions

These are our Full-Time Officers for 2017/18:

Union President – Flora Noble with 2420 votes

Vice President Democracy and Creative Industries – Evie Reilly with 2022 votes

Vice President Welfare – Samantha Higman with 2056 votes

Vice President Engagement – Dan Varley with … Read the rest

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01
Mar

Spring Elections: Free hot chocolate, candy floss, popcorn and pizza for voters

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It’s the third day of our Spring Elections and what a week it has been so far! We’ve heard from the candidates as they spoke to SUSUtv about their manifestos on the Concourse at our Meet the Candidates events, we’ve toured the University campuses with our crew armed with iPads getting votes and we’ve even enjoyed some pancakes as we welcomed a company onto the Redbrick to serve up some of our favourite seasonal tasty treats yesterday.

But if you’re already spent from lent and you’re looking for your next indulgent snack to get you through a day in the … Read the rest

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27
Feb

Spring Elections: Vote Now for the students you want to lead our Union

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Voting is now open for our Spring Elections at www.unionsouthampton.org/vote or at one of our physical polling stations across campus.

Midday today saw the start of Voting Week in our Spring Elections, where all current University of Southampton students become eligible to cast their votes for the students that you want to lead our Union for the next academic year. All you need is your Student ID to be able to vote.

The voting period lasts until 16:00 on Friday (03 March).

Make an informed choice by accessing the candidate manifestos at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections and coming along to our Meet The Read the rest

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17
Feb

Five students running for Union President

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With nominations now closed, we are pleased to introduce our candidates for the Spring Elections 2017.

We have received a healthy 51 nominations from students running for our Full-Time Officer and Student Leader roles and the figure includes an incredible five nominations for students running as Union President this year. The Union President is responsible for leading the Union and the Full-Time Officers. The role involves playing a key part in decision making across the Union, including chairing our Trustee Board and being in charge of Union finances.

Seventeen students nominated themselves for our Full-Time Officer roles – and you Read the rest

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30
Jan

Spring Elections 2017 – Nominations are Open!

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It’s that time of year again… *drum roll please* nominations for the Spring Elections 2017 have officially opened today (Monday 30 January)!

If you’re keen to represent the Students’ Union, and would like to become one of our next Full-time Sabbatical Officers, now is your chance to nominate yourself. These are paid positions and you will have the responsibility of overseeing the policy and activity zones, and setting the direction for our Union.

There are 7 positions up for grabs, and just a reminder these are:

  • Union President
  • VP Democracy and Creative Industries
  • VP Education
  • VP Engagement
  • VP Sports Development
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08
Sep

Our Student Media Opportunities

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Here at Southampton we are proud to have over 300 student run student groups, ensuring there is something for everyone. Among these are four award-winning media outlets as well as your very own student cinema, based in the heart of the Union. Each of these groups are run by a Student Leader, elected in our Spring Elections, and each offer you a range of ways of getting involved, with anything from simply watching, reading or listening, to making potentially award-winning content or putting on a film. Here is a brief rundown of how they are!

Surge Radio – Surge are … Read the rest

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