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SUSUtv Highly Commended at the National Student Television Association Awards (NaSTAs) 2017

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Our very own student television station, SUSUtv, has achieved Highly Commended at National Student Television Association Awards (NaSTAs) 2017 on Saturday.

The team received the recognition for their entry, ‘Blind Love’ in the ‘Best Writing’ Category at the awards ceremony, held in Birmingham.

The film, written and directed by Tom Pethick, tells the story of a young man, Horatio, as he is forced to make the decision between love and sight as his vision grows increasingly weaker the more time he spends with the girl he loves.

Tom comments, “At it’s core, the piece is about the simple decision between … Read the rest

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The Student Film Festival 2017 Launches on Thursday

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The Student Film Festival returns to Union Films this Thursday.

The student-led event is set to begin at 18:00, featuring screenings from the sixteen shortlisted films at the black tie evening.

There are ten awards up for grabs including:

🎬 Best Film

🎬 Audience Award

🎬 Best Director

🎬 Best Editor

🎬 Best Cinematography

🎬 Best Actress

🎬 Best Actor

🎬 Best Music

🎬 Best Sound

🎬 Best Screenplay

The films will be judged by a panel of students and lecturers from the University’s Film Department including: Hollie Geraghty (Film Editor for The Edge), Ben Robins (Film graduate from the … Read the rest

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SUSUtv and Wessex Films win seven awards at Southampton Film Festival

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Massive congratulations to SUSUtv and Wessex Films for winning a total of seven awards for their films submitted as part of the Exposure Filmmakers 48 Hour Film Challenge at last month’s Southampton Film Week.

SUSUtv has been awarded ‘Best Editor’ for their submission Sentence of Sentience that tells the story of an AI who is given 24 hours to live as a human.

Wessex Films took home six awards for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best SFX, Best Actor and Best Actress.

Twenty teams of up to six crew members were given 48 hours to create a short film … Read the rest

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Society Spotlight: SUSUtv – What’s It All About?

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Our very own student-run television station, SUSUtv, got in touch with us to tell you all about their upcoming events to tell you more about how you can get involved this year. We caught up with SUSUtv‘s Head of Publicity, David Williams, to find out the latest…

SUSUtv is Union Southampton’s television station, and since I joined at the beginning of my first year, I’ve had the chance to learn skills in production, directing, editing and plenty more.

This week we’re holding our first two events of the academic year, which will give you a chance to … Read the rest

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Our Student Media Opportunities

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Here at Southampton we are proud to have over 300 student run student groups, ensuring there is something for everyone. Among these are four award-winning media outlets as well as your very own student cinema, based in the heart of the Union. Each of these groups are run by a Student Leader, elected in our Spring Elections, and each offer you a range of ways of getting involved, with anything from simply watching, reading or listening, to making potentially award-winning content or putting on a film. Here is a brief rundown of how they are!

Surge Radio – Surge are … Read the rest

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Highlights from 2015-2016 Part 2 (February – June)

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This is the second part of our two-part blog special, looking back at all the great things that have happened in the Union and Southampton over the last year, to build up the excitement for all the great things that can happen this year! This part will take you from February right through to the end of the year, and it is in this period that our student-led media groups all celebrated big birthdays, with The Edge turning 5, SUSUtv 10, Surge turned 40 and Wessex Scene an astonishing 80!


  • Our Elections begin in February, with all sorts of
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Why join SUSUtv?: Our TV station takeover

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In the same year that our very own student-led television station, SUSUtv, turns ten years old, we caught up with new Station Manager, Alex Smith, to find out why he thinks you should give SUSUtv a go. 

Now although I only became a member of SUSUtv at the beginning of last year, I have truly found it to be one of the greatest experiences I’ve had at university. Here is exactly why you should become a member of your Union’s TV Station!

Firstly, you get the chance to make exactly what you want and are given the opportunity to investigate Read the rest

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Eddie Izzard #StandUpForEurope – A look back

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“My message to all students is please register [to vote] by the 07 June. That is the date, because otherwise older people will be deciding your future for you on the 23 June. You’ve got to register by the 07 June. It’s your decision. It’s your life. You’re going to have a big long future. The opportunities in Europe are there for you. Low cost flights, free roaming charges, healthcare all across Europe is right there now. It could be taken away from you so get registered before the 07 June and vote remain on the 23 June”.

  • Eddie Izzard,
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Graduating this year? Here’s 50 things to do before you leave Southampton

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However hard we try to deny it, the end of the year is nigh, which means another cohort of amazing students have to graduate from Southampton and go forth into the wide world. But have no fear – there’s still a month or so left to make the most of your time in Southampton, so we’ve compiled a list of 50 things to do before you leave our humble city.

  1. Have a BBQ on The Common
  2. Find one of the prizes in the Hartley Treasure Hunt
  3. Get a selfie with Susu the cat
  4. Indulge in a 10 piece breakfast from
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#SotonAGM Round Up

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We held our Annual General Meeting (AGM) at The Bridge yesterday (11 May), where you got to openly discuss and vote on the ideas you submitted as part of ‘Change One Thing’.

How did it go?

The AGM was our most successful yet, with a record breaking number of ideas submitted by students (161) and the highest number of student submitted policies (19) than ever before!

Students were able to vote online at www.susu.org/change to make decisions during the AGM and the whole meeting was live streamed by our very own SUSUtv, which meant that you could have your … Read the rest

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