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23
Apr

Union Senate: No disciplinary action to be taken against Union President

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At last month’s meeting, Union Senate voted that a disciplinary procedure should be started against Flora Noble, Union President, for not attending the meeting or submitting a report. Flora was unable to attend and a member of staff notified the Chair of Senate prior to the meeting.

The decision was subsequently taken, however, not to proceed with the potential disciplinary action.

As a Students’ Union, we are committed to accountability, respect and wellbeing and we pride ourselves on providing the right support to our members, staff and Officers.

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14
Nov

Vice-Chancellor Address – Representing your academic interests

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The Vice Chancellor in a staff address has recently outlined the University ten year plan and some substantial changes to the structure of the University. It was announced that the University was intending to drop from eight to five faculties, push more professional services out into the faculties, and lower their staff costs by £20M through targeted voluntary redundancies in the first instance.

Five of our elected Officers were present at the University Senate when the plan was first announced, where they asked how this would affect the student experience.

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31
Mar

Union staff to present training programme success at national conference

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Staff from our Learning and Development team have been invited to present their successful launch of the Union’s ‘A To B’ Project Management programme to the Charity Learning Consortium (CLC) at their annual national conference.

The conference, which will be held on Thursday 22 June in London, will host non-profit organisations from across the UK to network and share best practice.

CLC approached the Union to ask if our Learning and Development team could present a section of the conference to explain how they used the software to engage with staff on the course.

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12
Mar

Academic Awards – Last Chance to Nominate

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Who do you think has gone that extra mile academically?

Perhaps you know a lecturer, Personal Tutor, or Academic Rep that has inspired you or really gone out of their way to support you in your studies. If you think they deserve recognition, why not nominate them for an Academic Award.

We’re hosting our annual invitation-only ceremony on Thursday 11 May at The Cube, where we will be wearing our best finery to celebrate the academic achievements of University staff and our Academic Reps.

You can nominate a deserving person before midnight on Wednesday 15 March to receive an award … Read the rest

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01
Mar

Academic Awards Nominations are Open

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Our annual Academic Awards ceremony returns on Thursday 11 May to The Cube, where we will be donning our best finery in preparation to celebrate the academic achievements of University staff and our Academic Reps.

Who do you think deserves an award?

If you have been inspired by a lecturer or perhaps one of our Academic Reps has gone above and beyond to represent you on your course – we want to hear from  you!

You can now nominate the people that you think deserves to be recognised for their contribution to academia before midnight on Wednesday 15 March at: … Read the rest

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24
Nov

Thank you: We bid farewell to Debbie from The Shop after 31 years service

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Today we celebrated the career of one of our longest standing employees, Ms Debbie Geddes, who is retiring after 31 years (and two months) with the Union.

Debbie has worked with four Shop Managers and in four different locations of the shop – including a nine year run at the Archers Road Campus.  Debbie was part of a strong core of long term staff members who have ensured that our shop is consistently one of the best in the country.  She inducted and managed thousands of student employees over the years and has always been a shop favourite with her … Read the rest

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25
Feb

Nominations open for the Academic Awards

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Union Awards Season is upon us! We want to celebrate the people who have had a real impact on you here at university, whether that’s through excellent teaching or academic representation, fantastic sporting achievements or great volunteering successes. Whatever you want to celebrate, our awards have got it covered.

As you may remember from our previous awards blog, we’ve merged our Course Rep Awards (CRAs) and Excellence in Teaching Awards (ETAs) to form the all new Academic Awards – one unified celebration of the academic achievements across both staff and students.

Nominations for this award are now open, so what … Read the rest

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18
Dec

SUSU brand review update: We have appointed Holdens’ agency

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Recently we told you that we were reviewing different areas of the Students’ Union in line with our Vision 2020, a strategic plan designed to position us as one of the top students’ unions in the UK by 2020. Here is a key update on the SUSU brand review…

Why do we need a brand review?

The decision to review the SUSU brand is a logical and important part of the change process as we commit to gaining a deeper understanding of our 23,000 strong membership, which includes a large population of mature and international students.

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12
Oct

Support staff job opportunities at the Students’ Union: Last chance to apply

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We employ hundreds of students in part-time roles, and soon you could be one of them!

We are currently recruiting for many part-time jobs including roles in Bars, Marketing, Catering, Lettings, SURecruit and Reception/Admin. We also have opportunities for roles within the Design Crew and for a Web Developer. This means that you can gain work experience within your degree area and make some extra cash at the same time!

As part of our initiative to improve student life for WSA students, we are recruiting for members of a Winchester Crew exclusively open to those who study there. The role … Read the rest

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04
Jul

Union at Gay Pride Portsmouth

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On Saturday 20th June gay pride hit Portsmouth and members of staff from the union went to the parade and ensured that the union was well represented.

Gay Pride is a celebration of LGBT+ rights and it was the first pride to be held in Portsmouth in nine years. The event was a huge success with hundreds of people attending the event to show their support for the LGBT+ community. The event also included local dignitaries to show their support.
At the parade we gave out 600 rainbow flags bearing the SUSU logo on and we got a lot of
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