You’ve been making your voice heard, and we’ve been listening! Take a look at what we’ve been up to turn your ideas into Winchester wins!
You Said – “We want more events and activities at WSA.”
Winchester Win: We’ve organised a whole host of day and night time events to cater to all tastes. From Shetland Teas to regular favourites such as the Quiz and Curry socials, there is something for everyone!
We also arranged an entire programme of new events throughout Freshers’ at WSA, including the popular ‘Meet the Guide Dogs’ event – especially requested by WSA students.… Read the rest
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Our mission statement is to unlock the potential and enrich the life of every student and that means that we aim to provide opportunities, facilities and services that include every student, regardless of what you’re studying and where.
You Said – “Improve transport services between Southampton and WSA”
The Students’ Union Did – We introduced the Shuttle Bus, a free service operating between the WSA and the University Highfield Campus, Monday-Friday during term-time from 8:00 to 20:00.
The two campuses are better connected and you are able to attend events at both locations.
You Said – ”Make your … Read the rest
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We understand that University is a great chance to explore different opportunities: join societies, make new friends, take up a new hobby and discover your new surroundings. That’s why we do everything we can to ensure that your student experience is the best it can be! Here are some things that you asked for and we made happen…
You Said – “Help us to find suitable work opportunities”
The Students’ Union Did – In September, we launched our very own on-site recruitment agency, SURecruit, to help you find part-time work while you study.
SURecruit has been helping you to … Read the rest
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For many of you, graduation is on the horizon – and some of you have already celebrated the end of your University careers at the graduation ceremonies in December.
This can mean only one thing: Grad Ball is coming! And as you know, we’ve been asking you how you want to mark the occasion to make sure it’s a night to remember.
Many of you took part in Tap Choose Change last year to decide between a Summer or Grad Ball and, after confirming that Grad Ball was here to stay, you’ve been letting us know how you want to … Read the rest
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For the last couple of weeks, students have been busy nominating candidates (or themselves) for the Academic Rep elections. Your VP Education, Shruti, has been making announcements via her Facebook profile and event, there has been lots of flyering and we have even had a helping paw from Susu the cat to encourage students to get involved and nominate themselves to make positive change.
Academic Reps are there to help improve students’ courses by feeding back any comments from course members to the University. We support Reps to help ensure the University listens. In return, they are awarded with responsibility … Read the rest
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