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06
May

Award time for the Bar Three Diner

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We are proud to announce that we are the winners of a U Dine 2015 Award for Casual Dining!

The U Dine awards were created to recognise universities that are embracing and delivering the latest high street trends to their students. All of the categories were highly competitive, so we’re over the moon that the Bar Three Diner has won!

Thank you to all of our staff for the great service you provide and thank you to our brilliant students for your fantastic custom. The Bar Three Diner opened with a bang in Autumn 2014, offering a range of American-themed … Read the rest

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29
Apr

SUSU Sustainability Fayre next Friday!

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Students and staff will be given the opportunity to learn about sustainability and find out how to get involved both on campus and across Southampton at SUSU’s Sustainability Fayre 10am – 4pm on Friday 8th May.

The Fayre is being organised by the SUSU Sustainability Zone Committee and will be taking over the SUSU Redbrick and Concourse 10am-4pm on Friday 8th May.

The aim of the event is to encourage students and staff to have some fun whilst learning about all the great sustainability opportunities, projects and organisations present across the whole Southampton area.

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03
Apr

Coming up: BEES Conference

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We’re excited to announce that we’re holding a conference for BEES volunteers, staff and businesses on campus, on April 28th. The conference will focus on ‘Students and Businesses Transforming Their City’, and will be free for all attendees.
The conference will inspire and equip staff, students and businesses to deliver sustainability projects and solutions. The time will be used to explore how universities and students’ unions can work together to achieve sustainability, and what results teamwork like this can produce.
So why attend?
  • The conference will give universities and students’ unions a chance to discuss collaboration, develop new ideas and
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01
Apr

The PURRfect Part-Time Job

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If you’re looking to get your paws on some extra cash around your studies, we’ve got a job opportunity we think you might like. We’re looking for a SUSU Pet Care Assistant to work on a part-time basis, looking after Susu the Cat. We’ll be looking to develop a team in the future as we get more pets, but for now there’s just the one job on offer for one lucky student to become a professional feline friend to our beloved mascot.

The job description is as follows:

SUSU Pet Care Assistant

SUSU’s mission: unlocking the potential and enriching the Read the rest

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17
Mar

Last chance to nominate!

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We’re heading towards our awards season, and nominations for several rounds of awards are closing this week! We’ll run you through the categories and awards one last time so you can make any last-minute choices before the deadline!

EVAs

What are they?

The Excellence in Volunteering Awards are a celebration of the diverse and inspirational volunteering efforts made here in SUSU. Regardless of whether you are a charity fundraiser, a media mogul, a community hero or just doing a great job running your society or JCR, this is our way of giving you the recognition you deserve.

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14
Mar

Take the time to read this story

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Do you often feel stressed out with too much of workload? As time passes by, do you feel like you have more tasks on hand than you have time to do them or you could have effectively use your time to complete all the given tasks?
The trick is to organise your tasks and use your time effectively to get more things done each day. This can help you to reduce stress and do better at workplace.

Time management is a skill that takes time to develop and is different for each person. You just need to find what works … Read the rest

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06
Mar

The ETAs: Last years winner

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Awards season will soon be upon us in SUSU, and one of these exciting events is the ETAs, or Excellence in Teach Awards. These awards, set up in 2013, aim to recognise the excellent and innovative teaching done by lecturers across the university

We spoke to last years winner for ‘Best Innovative Teaching’, Mark Telford from the Faculty of Business and Law, about the awards. When asked what he thought of the awards he said: “I was really pleased when I heard that SUSU had set up the Excellence in Teaching Awards, as I think the University really needed it. … Read the rest

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21
Jan

Be the Voice of Thousands of Students

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This year’s elections are well under way, with nominations opening last Monday, giving you plenty of time to write your application and nominate yourself before the deadline on Thursday, February 12th.

Alongside the seven Sabbatical Officer positions up for grabs this spring, we’ve also got countless Student Leader positions that you can campaign to be elected for. Student Leader positions are part-time, so you’ll be working around your degree to lead SUSU for the year.

Four of the Student Leader positions available are: JCRs Officer, Post-Graduate Officers and Student Groups Officer. Let us tell you a little bit … Read the rest

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28
Nov

Enabling Services – what are they?

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Sometimes all of the different things that are on offer from the university and SUSU can seem a little overwhelming, so we’re here to shed light on lots of essential parts of our community which can help you during your time in Southampton. This week – the Enabling Services.

From the name, you might be unsure of what exactly they are, but the best way to think of them is they enable you to perform to the best of your ability, by helping you deal with or overcome disabilities, mental health problems or learning difficulties. Our team of experts are … Read the rest

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20
Nov

Assessment boycott suspended

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As you may know, some members of staff at the university have been involved in an assessment boycott since the 7th November, over changes to lecturer’s pensions. In the last few hours, UCU (the University and College union) has agreed to suspend the current industrial action until the 15th January.

 

We know that this is a complex dispute, and we want to make sure that you aren’t kept in the dark about what’s going on. Here are some of the most common questions, answered.

 

Why is the boycott suspended?

UCU has suspended the boycott because this … Read the rest

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