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15
Mar

Union Southampton’s Ladies Football Club (SULFC) offers free football coaching for local schoolchildren

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We are delighted to announce that Ladies Football Club (SULFC) have begun to to deliver free football to local schoolchildren across Southampton.
The outreach programme is designed to encourage the club to expand their football provision internally and out to the community. Eleven members of SULFC are signed up to the programme, which is open to Key Stage 2 girls at three local Southampton Primary schools: Bassett Green, Bitterne Manor and Beechwood Junior. All sessions are free for students to attend and are run as after-school clubs.
British University Colleges & Sport (BUCS) and the Football Association (FA) funded £2,500 … Read the rest

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20
Apr

PGRs: An update from your PGR Officer, Mike

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Hi fellow PGRs,

Just wanted to catch you all up on what’s been happening at the Students’ Union lately.

Intercampus Travel: We’re pleased to confirm that if you’re an interdisciplinary PGR in FNES, FEE or Medicine who travels regularly between University campuses you should now be able to arrange with your graduate school to reclaim your bus fares if they exceed £100 a year. This has been agreed with the Doctoral College and should mean that PGRs in this position should no longer be left significantly out of pocket for what is a research expense.

Mental Health: This is a … Read the rest

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03
Apr

Postgraduates Who Teach – we want to hear from you!

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Are you a postgraduate student who teaches? Do you feel fully supported and represented? Are you satisfied with the opportunities available to you?

These are just some of the questions we’re putting to you as part of our Postgraduates Who Teach survey. If you’ve not heard about it yet, this is a survey that we have put together to better understand your experience as a postgraduate student who teaches – and how we can help to improve it.

All responses are strictly confidential and will be used to compile a report of findings that will be presented to the … Read the rest

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17
Feb

Union Awards: Nominations coming soon

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Union Awards Season is approaching so it’s time to start thinking about the people who have had a real impact on you here at university, whether that’s through excellent teaching or academic representation, fantastic sporting achievements or great volunteering successes. Whatever you want to celebrate, our awards have got it covered.

This year, we’ve merged our Course Rep Awards (CRAs) and Excellence in Teaching Awards (ETAs) to form the all new Academic Awards – one unified celebration of the academic achievements across both staff and students.

Our Excellence in Volunteering Awards exist to reward the successes of our societies, volunteer … Read the rest

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30
Jan

Forget the Oscars…it’s Union Awards time!

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We know how hard you work and how important it is to all of you that we recognise your achievements. That’s why, last year, we introduced the Course Rep Awards to celebrate the successes of the students who represent your courses and work to improve your education. Whether it’s one of your Course Reps, Academic Presidents or Faculty Officers, if you know someone who deserves recognition for their hard work, this is your chance to reward them.

But it doesn’t stop there. Of course, your courses wouldn’t be what they are without your lecturers and we know how much you … Read the rest

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19
Nov

Postgraduate Guest blog: Four cities, four years, one PhD.

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This week, we caught up with Rosemarie Stolte, who has travelled, married and has still managed to fit in her PhD. She told us about her journey and why it has all been worth it…

As the title indicates, my story is not so straightforward. At 30 when all my friends had gotten married and were having children – or the other way around – I decided it was time to work on a project that I had been thinking about for a long time. At that time I was already teaching German at the University of Southampton. I was … Read the rest

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