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30
Apr

Summer Elections 2018: Nominations Open

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Nominations are now open in the Summer Elections 2018!

This is a brilliant opportunity to develop your skills whilst working with a student-led charity organisation to represent our members and make positive changes to student life. The roles are part-time, meaning they can fit alongside your studies nicely – they will help boost your CV, too! The positions we are looking to fill are:


Academic Roles:

  • School Presidents
  • Department Presidents

By-elected Student Leaders:

  • Arts and Humanities Faculty Officer
  • Halls Officer
  • Housing Officer
  • Intra-Mural Officer
  • Student Enterprise Officer

WSA Committee Roles:

  • WSA International Officer
  • WSA Social Events Officer
  • WSA Welfare Officer
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05
Dec

By-Elections – Nominations now open

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Nominations are now open for our By-Elections – You can nominate yourself for the following roles:

Postgrad Taught

  • Postgraduate (Taught) Students Officer
  • RON (Re-Open Nominations)

Postgraduate Committee

  • Postgraduate Research (PGR) Academic Officer
  • Postgraduate Research (PGR) Training & Development Officer
  • Postgraduate Research (PGR) Welfare Officer
  • Postgraduate Taught (PGR) Academic Officer

Nominate yourself at www.unionsouthampton.org/postgrad

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Faculty Reps

  • Health Sciences
  • Engineering & Environment

Nominate yourself at unionsouthampton.org/academic

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Academic Presidents

  • Healthcare Science
  • Healthcare, (Management, Policy & Research)
  • Optoelectronics Research Centre

Nominate yourself at unionsouthampton.org/academic

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Key Dates

  • Nominations Open – Monday December 5 at 09:00
  • Nominations Close – Tuesday December 13 at 13:00
  • Voting Opens
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23
Nov

RAG Society raises £5,400 for charity at Jailbreak 2016

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RAG (Raise and Give) Society and Enactus Society raise an estimated £5,400 for charity during Jailbreak 2016, with one group of students travelling as far as The Gambia in under 36 hours with no money.

Jailbreak is a challenge where students aim to get as far away from the Students’ Union as possible in 36 hours using none of their own money in a bid to raise cash for charity.

26 teams made up of 63 students participated in this year’s event, each with a minimum fundraising target of £150 that students had to raise before departure last weekend.

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21
Nov

Swap Shop on Friday: Get a whole new winter wardrobe

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Fancy some new clothes?

Christmas is just around the corner and where students across Southampton and Winchester are penny pinching ready for the festive season, we are offering you the perfect opportunity to get yourself a whole new winter wardrobe. How?! – we hear you cry…our Swap Shop is back.

You can watch Planet Earth guilt-free as you save the environment while you shop!

Donate your unwanted clothes on Friday 25 September at 09:00 and then get shopping from 11:00 on the same day.

Fancy volunteering?

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07
Nov

Work with us: We’re looking for an External Trustee (Finance)

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Are you an experienced Financial Director?

We’re looking to hire an External Trustee (Finance) to help us shape the future of our Union.

You’ll be working alongside 3 other External Trustees and 12 Student Trustees. Your role will be to provide support and specialist skills to ensure our Union can achieve its ambitious objective to be one of the top ranked Unions in the country within the next four years.

The Role

The appointment is for a period of 3 years with an option to reappoint for a further 3 years.

The Candidate

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19
Oct

Autumn Elections – Nominate before Friday!

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You have until 13:00 on Friday 21 October to nominate yourself in our Autumn Elections!

Nominate at www.unionsouthampton.org/nominations

Do you want the opportunity to enhance your CV, do something you feel passionately about and improve your student experience all at the same time? Run for one of these positions:

  • Senators – Interested in overseeing the political direction of the Union? There are 8 roles available to ensure a better reflection of the whole student body. If you are a post-graduate, part-time, mature, international or EU student or you identify yourself as having a disability, put yourself forward for this role!
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03
Oct

Nominations for Autumn Elections open

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Want to build up skills for your CV? Want to make positive change at our Union? Want to take ownership of a role that matters to you?

Nominate yourself now for a part-time role in our Autumn Elections at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections.

We have hundreds of roles available including:

  • Senators
  • Zone Open Places 
  • Community & Volunteering Officer
  • Postgraduate (Taught) Officer

Academic Representatives:

  • Faculty Officers 
  • Academic Presidents
  • Course Reps
To nominate yourself you must be a student at the University of Southampton

Find out more on our website at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections

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03
Oct

Become a Peer Supporter

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We understand that university can sometimes bring about stress, what with deadlines and adjusting to student life away from home. That’s why we developed the Peer Support scheme.

Peer Support is a confidential listening service delivered by students for students. It provides an informal opportunity to talk through any issues that may be concerning you.

Perhaps you are feeling homesick or lonely, maybe the stress of university life is getting to you or you just need someone to moan to. Our peer supporters are willing to listen to you and take time to understand what is on your mind.

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25
Aug

RAG wins bid to host the 2017 RAG Conference

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Our very own Southampton RAG team have won their bid to host the 2017 RAG Conference.

The conference is hosted in a different Union annually to showcase the successes of the year’s fundraising.

The bid comes after RAG announced their 2015-16 fundraising total, which was an incredible £165, 194.05.

Each year, our student-run team focuses its fundraising efforts on three nominated charities, voted on by you! in 2015-16, Make A Wish Foundation, Student Minds, and The Red Lipstick Foundation were just some of the charities that benefitted! From charity Colour Runs to Christmas Fayres, you have had the opportunity to … Read the rest

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12
Aug

RAG bids to host the 2017 RAG Conference

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Our very own Southampton RAG team have put in a bid to host the 2017 RAG Conference.

The conference is hosted in a different Union annually to showcase the successes of the year’s fundraising.

The bid comes after RAG announced their 2015-16 fundraising total, which was an incredible £165, 194.05.

Each year, our student-run team focuses its fundraising efforts on three nominated charities, voted on by you! in 2015-16, Make A Wish Foundation, Student Minds, and The Red Lipstick Foundation were just some of the charities that benefitted! From charity Colour Runs to Christmas Fayres, you have had the opportunity … Read the rest

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