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18
Jul

We’re a Top 25 Students’ Union

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We are pleased to announce we were voted a Top 25 Students’ Union at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019. This annual awards ceremony recognises institutions for excellence in a wide variety of academic and social areas, from ‘Top University’ to ‘Giving Back’.

Our students voted us 16th in the Students’ Union category out of 131 institutions, and we were voted 9th in the Clubs and Societies category! Thank you to everyone who took the time to give a review.

In order to compile the votes, Whatuni.com collects 41,000 student reviews across 160 institutions asking them to rate their own … Read the rest

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26
Jun

Welcome Pre-sessional Students!

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Pre-sessional students, we hope you’re all settling in well, take a look at some the activities SUSU will be putting on for you, including a trip to the seaside town of Bournemouth.

We’ll be in touch soon with more activities and information so add us on WeChat to keep in touch!

SUSU’s Tour of Southampton: an introduction to the city, including where to eat, drink and shop!
29 June – Wessex Lane Halls at 12:00, meet at Reception.
30 June –  Mayflower Halls at 12:00, meet at Reception.

Lunchtime drop-in: SUSU’s Helpers will be available outside classrooms to chat and … Read the rest

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25
May

Summer Festival 2019

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Celebrate Summer with us at SUSU on Friday 07 June. 

🌺 REDBRICK: Edge of Desire // Culture Code DJ Set – 16:00-22:00

🍾 THE STAGS: Soul 45 DJ – 22:00- late

🌴 OUTDOORS: BBQ // Bars // Food Stalls – 16:00 – late

🎬 FILM SCREENING: – 22:00-00:00

🌊 SURF BOARD SIMULATOR

🌼 SEGWAYS

☀️ LIGHT REACTION GAMES
The Line Up 👇
LIVE MUSIC FROM:
Edge of Desire
Splinter
The Dirty Cassettes
Quayside

FOLLOWED BY LIVE DJ SET:

Culture Code

Weareyetii

(Courtesy of Artist Serve)

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05
Apr

SUSU joins UN Women UK University Champions Network

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The Union is proud to be joining a network of students across the country who are raising awareness for UN Women, the only global organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

By joining the network, and taking the lead on these campaigns, SUSU will be able to have a big impact both on campus, as well as throughout the UK and across the world.

UN Women UK approached VP Communities, Emily about the new University Champions Network and asked her to be a part of it. The network aims to bring representatives from UK universities … Read the rest

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03
Apr

Union Sustainability Officers plant trees as part of Sport and Wellbeing’s carbon footprint pledge

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Isabella, VP Welfare and Lucy, SUSU Ethics and Environment Officer, helped plant 10 oak trees at Wide Lane Sports Centre as a result of the Sports & Wellbeing Centre’s pledge to work towards offsetting its carbon footprint.

Isabella and Lucy were invited to plant the trees to commemorate both their roles as Union Sustainability Officers. “I am really happy to see departments at the University making sustainable pledges like this,” says Isabella.

“Thank you Sport and Wellbeing and University Sustainability Manager for inviting SUSU Ethics and Environment officer and I to come along and help plant the trees, … Read the rest

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01
Apr

Easter Opening Hours

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The Easter holidays are here! SUSU will remain open during the break – other than Easter closure days- although some facilities will be running reduced hours. 

SUSU, and the rest of the University will be closed 17 – 22 April for Easter itself. A full list of opening times is below 👇 Happy Easter!

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01
Oct

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Uni Boob Team

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1st October marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our very own Uni Boob Team are shouting from the rooftops about regularly checking your boobs.

You may have seen them spreading their boob wisdom around Campus and beyond, hosting Glitter Parties, cake sales, and ‘shower take-overs’, they’re all about raising awareness and having a good time doing it.

These champions of boob health want to help everyone stand the best possible chance of surviving breast cancer, through early detection, education and empowerment. The team work throughout the year to fundraise and to try to “break the taboo … Read the rest

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18
Sep

Society Spotlight: Cake Decorating Society

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Today marks the beginning of one of the best weeks of the year, National Cupcake Week. Yep, it’s a thing! Originally created by British Baker magazine, National Cupcake Week is a special week set aside to celebrate the “gloriously sweet bundles of joy that are cupcakes.” However, we all know decorating them is the best bit (or maybe it’s eating them?) and this society definitely agrees. 

No one loves cupcakes as much as our very own Cake Decorating Society. They hold cake decorating sessions fortnightly creating delicious little masterpieces based around a new theme each time. Read the rest

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06
Mar

The Academic Awards 2018: Nominations Open!

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Who’s looking forward to the return of our annual Academic Awards this May? We certainly are!

We all know that one person who has gone above and beyond academically. Maybe it’s a lecturer who gave an inspiring talk which led to your interest in a particular area of study? Perhaps your course has improved this year as a result of the fantastic work by one of your Academic Reps?

Whoever it is, make sure you nominate them for an Academic Award so we can celebrate their achievements at the Academic Awards Ceremony this May. It’s quick and easy to … Read the rest

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11
Oct

Today we say goodbye to an old friend

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We are deeply saddened to announce that our beloved member of the Union team, Susu the cat, passed away earlier today. She was our honorary president and feline friend, and will be greatly missed by all our members and staff who met her throughout her years with us.

Susu was always a superstar of the Union, she even made BBC headlines after we announced her as Honorary President! Members loved spotting her on campus and often headed down to her favourite spot near Bar 2 to say hello.

Our President, Flora Noble, comments: “Susu the cat brought love and cuddles … Read the rest

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