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Tweet our leaders: Our Full-Time Officers Twitter Accounts

In General

Do you really know what our Full-Time Officers are doing day-to-day? To help you gain an insight into what our Officers get up to while you’re in lectures, they’ve launched their very own Twitter accounts. Ask them for progress on projects at the click of a button and get a chance to snoop into the world of University meetings and events planning, as it happens.

Follow Friday #FF

  • Union President – Alex Hovden @SotonPres
  • Vice-President Democracy & Creative Industries – Cameron Meldrum @SotonVPDCI
  • Vice-President Engagement – Dan Varley @SotonVPEngage
  • Vice-President Education – Elliot Grater @SotonVPEd
  • Vice-President Sports Development – Tom
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Society Spotlight: Meet Kandyan and Bharatanatyam Dance Society

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We caught up with Jithin James Mullappillil, President of Kandyan and Bharatanatyam Dance Society to ask what he loves about being involved in a society and why other students should join. The society was founded in 2013 and has 25 regular dance members. Not sure what Kandyan and Bharatanatyam dancing is? Read all about it here…

Describe your society and what it is you do:

Southampton Kandyan and Bharatanatyam Dance Society provides dance training and classes for two Asian classical dance styles. Kandyan and Bharata Natyam are two of the most well known, tradtional Sri Lankan and Indian cultural dancing. … Read the rest

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Union Upgrade: The future of your Union

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As some of you may now be aware, this year your Students’ Union is embarking on a significant review of some of its key areas. The project, which will be known as ‘Union Upgrade’, will include a review of the following:

  • SUSU Brand
  • Democracy
  • Volunteering
  • Student Communities (including International review, Halls Committee review and WSA review)

We are run by students, for students, but we want to go that step further and ensure that every single one of you is involved in how we are run.

Therefore, the Union Upgrade is taking place in line with our Vision 2020, … Read the rest

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Are you an international student coming to Southampton this Freshers’?

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Freshers’ can be a hard time for some students; having to deal with living away from home for the first time can bring lots of issues. So spare a thought for international students, many of whom have travelled thousands of miles to come and study here. If you are one of those students, then we have lots lined up for you to help make your first few weeks here easier and so much fun!

Of course the first thing we have on offer is the Master Pass, allowing you entry to big events plus activities organised by your JCR. This … Read the rest

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