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26
Jan

Meet the Police!

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Have you got any questions about the local community that you would like answered? Or perhaps you need some advice? Our local Police Liaison Officer is coming to the Redbrick every Wednesday on the following dates between 13:30-15:00 to meet you and give you a chance to talk.

  • Wednesday 01 February
  • Wednesday 01 March
  • Wednesday 05 April
  • Wednesday 07 June
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22
Dec

How to Survive Studying over the Holidays

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With deadlines on the horizon, our Marketing and Communications crew member, Guillemette, talks about how to survive studying over the holidays…

Warm houses, bright lights and more food than a famished student could dream of; who doesn’t love Christmas? After a first semester made long by the absence of a half term, we are all looking forward to rushing back to home and its comforts.

But a cloud darkens the Christmas lights: exams and deadlines. Lecturers seem to forget that holidays are for relaxing and have laden you with coursework as well as the threat of January exams or deadlines … Read the rest

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20
Dec

Stay Safe on Salisbury Road

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There is construction work being carried out near the Gower on Salisbury Road. We have received reports of safety incidents, so please ensure that you stay safe and cross the road with caution to avoid the traffic.

Make sure you:

  • Use the pavements
  • Look both ways
  • Only cross where it is indicated you should do so

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16
Dec

Special Considerations and Extension Deadlines Policy

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Through the Special Considerations and Extension Deadlines Policy you may be allowed:

  • An extension on a deadline
  • A second attempt at an assessment or exam
  • Other recommended action based on the evidence which you provide

For more information about your options:

  • Look in your subject handbook
  • Ask at your Faculty Student Office
  • Speak to your Personal Academic Tutor or Senior Tutor
  • Contact the Students’ Union Advice Centre at:

advice@unionsouthampton.org

023 8059 2085

First floor, Building 40,
Highfield Campus (09:00 – 17:00)

www.unionsouthampton.org

Have your studies been affected by exceptional circumstances beyond your control?
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24
Nov

Creative Industries Careers Sessions – new events added

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Monday sees the start of Creative Industries Careers Sessions – a host of events and networking opportunities to help give you a step towards your chosen career in the Creative Industries and we have added more events to the programme!

Are you interested in a career in the Creative Industries? Whether you want to become an artist, writer, actor or you are interested in the technical side of production and behind-the-scenes work, we are here to help.

Browse our events below and make sure you pre-register for all sessions on our Eventbrite (all sessions are free).

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21
Nov

No Worries Wednesday

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Don’t worry, be happy.

Accessing the help you need can sometimes be a challenge. You may not know where to go, or even that the service exists. We are lucky to have hundreds of support services available to you at our Union and externally and we have brought them all together in one place so you can find out everything you need to know about how to access them.

Join us on Wednesday 30 November for No Worries Wednesday. We have asked the following local support services to join us in a fayre on the Concourse and Redbrick between 10:00-15:00 … Read the rest

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17
Nov

Project Crowdfund – Tickets on sale now

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Project Crowdfund is an initiative to allow you to get the funding you need to get your social enterprise idea off the ground, organised in association with Office of Development and Alumni Relations (ODAR). We have received some ingenius submissions from you already, which are all worthy of investment.

Here are your ideas:

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Ignite:

Ignite run creative therapy and educational sessions with the purpose of empowering women from troubled backgrounds, giving them the support they need to get jobs or even start a business.

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Campus Collective:

Campus Collective will run a university vegetable garden to … Read the rest

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12
Nov

How to beat the winter blues

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It seems like a lifetime ago that we were in shorts and t-shirts lying in the Common during Freshers’. With the blink of an eye, lectures have started and we’re already planning events for Christmas (the Ball, Christmas bookings at The Bridge and the Christmas Light Switch-On are all pencilled in our calendar). But while the festivities makes this time of year one of excitement, the early morning slog to uni in the dark can sometimes take its toll. If you’re finding yourself missing home after the buzz of Freshers’ or you simply fancy a little winter pick-me-up, … Read the rest

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02
Nov

Student groups launch Southampton Refugee Month this November.

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The month has been organised to raise awareness about refugee crisis across the world with a focus on Syria.

Twenty-four student groups are involved in the events programme which includes a free film screening of White Helmets; a bake sale; a panel event headed by Soton2Calais founder and Medical student, Ilaf Moslawy; an Amnesty sleep-out; and much more.

 

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01
Nov

Southampton Refugee Month

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Twenty-four of our student groups are getting together to launch a new and exciting programme of events: Southampton Refugee Month. Organised to raise awareness of the current refugee crisis all over the world, with a particular emphasis on Syria, the following events will give you the chance to find out more and inspire you to get involved…

Thursday 03 November – FREE screening of The White Helmets

  • 19:00 at 46/2003, Physics Building, Highfield Campus
  • Get down to the Physics Building to watch The White Helmets for free. This hard-hitting documentary follows the volunteer rescue workers put their lives on the
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