We understand how difficult things are for students in the current circumstances, especially now that England will enter another lockdown from Thursday 05 November. Please remember there is always lots of help and support available from SUSU, the University and external teams. Some of our outlets and services will remain open during this next lockdown, please see the opening times below.
Support for Students
If you are struggling with your mental health, feeling lonely or just want to talk about what’s on your mind please make sure you reach out to someone. You’re not alone and lots of students may … Read the rest
There’s lots of information around at the moment with different details about the support you can currently access, so we’ve put it all in one place in a summary below. These services are available for every student!
The Student Hardship Fund has been expanded and is available to any student. They have now streamlined the process so that it offers short term, six-week assessments to cover essential day to day living costs, so it is now easier to apply and faster to get money. You can use this to access money for accommodation costs, necessary technical equipment, food … Read the rest
Hi! I’m Laura, your VP Welfare and Community, and I’m going to give you a quick overview of Sexual Assault Awareness month, what SUSU are doing for it, and some tips on how to look after yourself. The current crisis has been emotionally exhausting for many people, and whereas I would have thrown myself into this campaign before the lockdown, I’ve made a personal and professional decision to take a step back and focus on promoting support, to look after both my headspace, and yours.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This month is dedicated to … Read the rest
As a Students’ Union, mental health and wellbeing is so important to us. SUSU, as well as University of Southampton, have a number of services available to every student. We would like to take this You Are More Than Your Studies to remind you of these.
Whether you need some support, would like to get involved or just need some more info we’ve got it all below.
The Advice Centre
TheAdvice Centre, located in Building 40, provides free, independent and confidential support to all students. They can help you with issues that could be impacting your mental health … Read the rest
Glen Eyre held The Big Summer Farewell on Friday afternoon, and what an afternoon it turned out to be! With free ice-cream and burgers, inflatables, competitive games, live music and a photo booth, there was plenty to make our way around. Best of all, the sun decided to join the party, encouraging everyone to embrace the start of summer. Despite the large amount of students who have already headed home for the holidays, there was a great turnout and wonderful atmosphere. There were some fantastic and helpful stalls for students to browse, including representatives from Student Life, The Advice Centre… Read the rest
Our Welcome Parties are the official start of the greatest 2 weeks of your life and the best introduction possible for your uni years. BBC Radio 1 DJ and Southampton alumnus, Chris Stark, our (almost) resident DJ, comes back every year for this event, so it must be quite something!
Your hall will be assigned to one of our 3 Welcome Parties so it’s the perfect opportunity to see how dance compatible you are with your new hall friends;