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10 things you did not know about the Students’ Union…until now!

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The Students’ Union is full of weird and fun facts that you may have never known about…until now!

  • Let’s start with one of our favourites…we have our own cat called Susu!

Susu is a stray cat who has adopted the Students’ Union at Highfield as her home – you can often see her chilling on the sofas by The Cube being cuddled by students.

  • In preparation for Freshers’, we ordered over 7,000 pot noodles to give away to this year’s intake! 

True story – don’t say we don’t spoil you.

  • In last year’s Union elections, Private Rented are the JCR
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Join us for the BIGGEST Foam Party Weekend

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Don your Freshers’ t-shirt and get yourself along to the BIGGEST foam party weekend at The Cube. Join loads of other Freshers’ partying on down to the largest and most powerful foam cannons we could find!

When? Saturday 26th September and Sunday 27th September (dependent on your halls of residence)

Where? The Cube

Time? From 22:00

Cost? £6 or FREE with the Freshers’ Master Pass ticket

If you’re living at:

Chamberlain ★ Highfield ★ Monte ★ Private Rented ★ Liberty Point ★Mayflower

Then kick off the weekend with us on the 26th September

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The Great Gatsby Dinner Dance Menu and Band Announcement!

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The Great Gatsby Dinner Dance

When? Friday 2nd October

Where? The Cube

Time? From 19:00

Cost? £30 (inc. meal)

Expect flapper dresses, 1920s-style suits and lots of dancing as you soiree like Gatsby would have wanted. For just £30, your ticket will include a three-course meal from our very own Michelin-trained chef, so you can dine in style accompanied by the retro-style female vocal trio, THE PINK CHAMPAGNE SISTERS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuwdQKzJK6A. Here is a sneak-peak of the menu to whet your appetite*:



Finally, you can dance the evening away to the after-dinner ‘Speakeasy’ DJ set until the early … Read the rest

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EVA shortlist revealed

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We don’t mean to brag, but members of SUSU are amazing volunteers. Alongside their degrees then run JCRS, coach sports teams, raise money for charity and so much more. There’s no way to summarise the incredible work members of SUSU do, but we do have one evening a year where we celebrate the hours of work put in.

The Excellence in Volunteering Awards, or EVAs, will return to The Cube on 8 May. This year there were over 286 nominations sent in, and we’ve now revealed this year’s shortlist. To see if any of your friends have been shortlisted follow … Read the rest

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The best is still to come

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Not blowing our own trumpet, but here at SUSU we have amazing events. So far this year we’ve had a night of Cabaret at The Bridge, Elections Night Live, the Freshers’ Ball alongside old favourites like Karaoke, Quiz & Curry and the Laughter Lounge; BUT we have even more coming up in the next term.

On May 1 we have the Athletic Union Ball. Tickets for the AU’s night of the year sold out in less than 2 hours! And with Charlie Sloth having been announced as the headline act, it’s going to be a night to remember.

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Freshers’ Events: Let’s Go Out with a Bang

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It’s been a rollercoaster six weeks for SUSU Freshers’ Fest 2014 – we’ve seen huge events like the Freshers’ Ball and the Fruit Salad Party, and countless smaller events too. Here’s what’s going on in the final week – including our must-go Halloween Party on Friday 31st!

Student Therapy

Wednesday 29th October| 9pm – 3am | Oceana | Entry: £2.50

There’s nothing quite like a good night out mid-week to keep you going until the weekend. Get down to Oceana to make the most of great drinks deals.

SUSU Theatre Group presents: POSH

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Mental Wellbeing Conference

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Following the success of Mental Health Awareness Day earlier this year, SUSU will be holding a Mental

Wellbeing Conference on campus. The aim of the event is to raise awareness and give out information about

different services available to students with mental health issues, which are thought to affect at least 30% of the

student body. A timely occasion what with the commencement of the Summer Exams, SUSU are doing all we

can to bring mental health to the forefront of student conversation by running various activities to provide

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Excellence in Volunteering Awards – The Nominations

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It has been an exciting week for volunteering at SUSU, as we’ve gradually revealed the nominees for this year’s Excellence in Volunteering Awards.

You can now view the full list of nominations right here on our website or by visiting www.susu.org/evas.

The winners in each category will be revealed at a glitzy awards night in The Cube on Friday 3 May, and you can get tickets for the event right now from www.susu.org/boxoffice or in person from The Box Office at Reception in Building 42.

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The results from Elections 2013!

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After weeks of nominations, campaigning and a very busy few days of voting we’re pleased to introduce you to your next team of Sabbatical Officers!


Union President – David Gilani
VP Democracy & Creative Industries – David Martin
VP Education – David Mondoza-Wolfson
VP Engagement – Claire Gilbert
VP Sports Development – Evan Whyte
VP Student Communities – Oli Coles
VP Welfare – Rebecca Thomas

For the first time ever we’ve elected your Sabbatical Officers, Student Leaders, Trustees and Union Councillors at the same time – and the winners of the biggest Elections we’ve ever held were finally revealed last … Read the rest

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Jameela Jamil to headline at The Cube

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We’re continuing to use your feedback from our Nightlife Survey to plan the events for this term, and have just released info about our next Friday Night event on 15th February 2013.

Our next headline act is TV presenter and DJ on BBC Radio 1’s Official Chart Show Jameela Jamil.

Based on your feedback, the capacity for our events is now lower to make sure that you get the best night out possible and as always we’re still going to be bringing you the best value drinks on a Friday night – including our new cocktail “The Cubicle”.

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