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07
Jan

Nominations in Spring Elections 2019 now Open!

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Do you want to be the voice of students? Do you have ideas about how to improve student life at Southampton and want to make them happen? Nominate yourself in our Spring Elections 2019!

We are recruiting five Sabbatical Officers (listed below). As a Sabbatical Officer you will lead and be the public face of the Union, working on making positive changes, events and campaigns happen.

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17
May

Voting Now Open in Summer Elections

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Voting is now open in our Summer Elections! Voting opens today at 09:00 until Friday 18 May at 16:00.

Vote at: www.susu.org/vote

Make sure to have your say in who you would like to represent you, listen to your ideas and concerns and make sure positive change is made at Southampton.

The following roles can be voted for in our current elections:

  • School Presidents
  • Department Presidents
  • Arts and Humanities Faculty Officer
  • Halls Officer
  • Intra-Mural Officer
  • Student Enterprise Officer
  • Chair of Senate
  • Trustees
  • WSA Committee (International Officer, Social Events Officer, Welfare Officer, Academic Officer)

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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
Oct

Autumn Elections 2017: The Winners

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Huge congratulations to everyone who was elected into position in our Autumn Elections!

During this round of elections we voted for Academic Reps, Halls Committees and Student Leaders, alongside electing our Halls Committees. Together, these students will work across the University and its various sites to make sure we represent the academic interests of all students, and make your university experience the best it can be.

Our Reps and Officers have varied roles and remits, from representation at course levels to putting on some events in halls. Find out more about the newly elected teams, and their plans at susu.org/electionsRead 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

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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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03
Oct

Nominations for Autumn Elections open

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Want to build up skills for your CV? Want to make positive change at our Union? Want to take ownership of a role that matters to you?

Nominate yourself now for a part-time role in our Autumn Elections at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections.

We have hundreds of roles available including:

  • Senators
  • Zone Open Places 
  • Community & Volunteering Officer
  • Postgraduate (Taught) Officer

Academic Representatives:

  • Faculty Officers 
  • Academic Presidents
  • Course Reps
To nominate yourself you must be a student at the University of Southampton

Find out more on our website at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections

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02
Apr

Summer Elections: Your chance to lead

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If you found yourself thinking about running in the Spring Elections, but for whatever reason didn’t, we are giving you another chance! We understand that January was a busy time with exams, so we are holding Summer Elections to give you another opportunity to run your Students’ Union with hundreds of different roles including:

  • Student Leaders

Our Student Leaders are senior part-time officers who lead on various areas of the Union’s work. We’ve got several positions still available from the Spring Elections, so if there’s something you might be interested in, give it a go!

  • Academic Presidents/Vice-Presidents

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16
Sep

Meet your AU Officer

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Do you ever wonder what all the different positions are in SUSU? We want to make things clearer for you so you’re aware of the different officials who work or volunteer here. We have 7 Sabbatical Officers, 33 Student Leaders, 4 Student Trustees and 41 Councillors, who all play a massive part in the running and improving of SUSU so that students have a better time at the University of Southampton.

We’ll be releasing Q&A’s of individual Student Leaders, Councillors and Student Trustee, so you can find out more about them and their role! If you didn’t already know, … Read the rest

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22
Aug

Meet your Physical Sciences & Engineering Officer!

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Do you ever wonder what all the different positions are in SUSU? We want to make things clearer for you so you’re aware of the different officials who work or volunteer here. We have 7 Sabbatical Officers, 33 Student Leaders, 4 Student Trustees and 41 Councillors, who all play a massive part in the running and improving of SUSU so that students have a better time at the University of Southampton. We’ll be releasing Q&A’s of individual Student Leaders, Councillors and Student Trustee, so you can find out more about them and their role!

 

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