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05
May

Time is running out to nominate

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Nominations close tomorrow (Wednesday 6 May) at 12pm for the Summer Elections, which means you still have time to run for one of the fabulous part time positions.

Whatever you’re interested in, there’ll be a role for you. All of them have differing responsibilities but they’re all great ways to get more involved in the union and get experience that looks excellent on your CV.

If you have a passion for your course and want to push for it to be better then there’s Academic President and Course Rep roles. If you have a drive to help fight for Equality … Read the rest

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21
Apr

If you could change one thing, what would it be?

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If you could change one thing – about the Students’ Union, University, or even the world – what would it be?

As part of the this year’s Annual General Meeting at the Union, we’re asking every student to suggest one thing they’d like to change  and can submit as many ideas as you wish!

It could be big or small – more water fountains in the library, or campaigning for a better system for student loans.

You can submit your idea online now at www.susu.org/change, or at one of the suggestion boxes we’ve set up around the Union this … Read the rest

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24
Apr

SUSU AGM to take place on 14 May 2014

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Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at 12pm on 14 May 2014 in The Bridge, and is one of the most important meetings of the year for students at the University of Southampton.

 

Policy and idea suggestions are now open on the SUSU website. Ideas for policy must be submitted by Monday 28 April 2014 at 5pm to be considered, while policies which you want to be debated at the AGM must be submitted by 7 May 2014 at noon. These suggestions will then be discussed at the meeting.

 

Students will also be asked to approve … Read the rest

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07
Feb

It’s time to take over your students’ union!

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Nominations for the 2014 elections open today, with over 70 places up for grabs as the time comes to take over your students’ union!

You can nominate yourself today just by going to http://www.susu.org/running-your-union/elections/2013/spring/

This year, we’ve made it even easier to get involved, as you no longer need students as supporters on your application.

If you think you might be interested but want to find out more before jumping in, you can come along to the concourse between 12 and 3pm on Friday and chat to Union President David Gilani about what’s involved.

If you’re interested, you’ve got until … Read the rest

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07
Jan

One month to go to spring elections!

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Nominations for spring elections open in one month on Friday 7 February at 12pm. The nominations will then close on Monday 17 February.

Voting takes place between Monday 24 and Friday 28 February (week 22) and the results will be announced on Friday at a special Results Night ceremony, starting at 7pm in the Cube.

70 positions are up for election, from President of the Union to Union Councillors.

Up for grabs are seven full-time (sabbatical) positions, and 63 part-time positions – Student Leaders, student trustees and Union Councillors – you can find out more about the positions here.… Read the rest

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10
Oct

Voting open in the Autumn Elections

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Voting is now open in the SUSU Autumn Elections! This is your chance to decide some of the people who help run SUSU – you can check out who’s standing at susu.org/elections.

We’ve got lots of positions up for election, from Faculty Officers and Academic Presidents (who look after you on your course) to Union Councillors (who help run SUSU, to make it as good as they can for you).

If this is the first time you’ve voted, don’t be scared – it only takes 60 seconds and can be done online at susu.org/vote – but hurry, voting closes … Read the rest

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04
Mar

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!

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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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16
Feb

Here are your candidates!

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With nominations now closed and the candidates for Sabbatical Officers, Student Leaders, Trustees and Union Councillors all revealed in a special live broadcast from SUSUtv, we are very pleased to introduce you to your candidates!

Check out this video from SUSUtv for this year’s Sabbatical candidates,  and you can see the full candidate list for all positions online via our Elections pages.

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Don’t forget to vote for who’s going to be taking over your students’ union and representing you when voting opens at midnight on Wednesday 27th February.… Read the rest

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16
Oct

Voting in Autumn Elections now OPEN

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Voting is now OPEN in the Student Leader and Union Councillor Elections, and you can view the candidates and cast your vote online at www.susu.org/vote.

Student Leaders look after different areas within SUSU and represent the views of specific groups of students, like Postgraduate students, students based in Winchester or at other sites like the National Oceanography Centre and students within specific faculties. Voting on Student Leader positions is a great way to have a say on specific areas of SUSU and make sure your views are represented properly.

The other positions being voted on are Union … Read the rest

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08
Oct

Get great experience running in Elections

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There are lots of ways to get involved with SUSU during your time at university, and you can have your first chance right now!

Getting involved as a student officer is one of the most rewarding experiences available while you’re at university and we have a variety of positions available to run for, from Student Leaders, to Union Councillors, and even as 1st year Course Reps.

If you’re interested in becoming Student Leaders or Union Councillors, nominations are open right now for the first SUSU Elections of the year and will be open until Friday 12th October. These will then … Read the rest

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