We are SUSU, your Student’s Union made up of students, opportunities, places and volunteers; a team. At the helm of our team we have our sabbatical officers. Now, that’s all well and good, but what actually are sabbatical officers, who are they and what do they do?
In this instalment, we will be explaining the roles and aims of our final three Sabbatical Officers.
Corin Holloway – VP Activities
Corin loves societies. A member of 39 societies (many of which have a focus on social justice and environmental issues) and on many committees, activities are not only Corin’s role but … Read the rest
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Your Sabbatical Officers have continued to make positive changes for students throughout lockdown and Term 3, ensuring your voices are being heard during the Coronavirus crisis, and the introduction of online learning and teaching.
Emily, Union President, has said: “I would like to stress my very sincere thanks to all the SUSU and University staff and our course reps who have all been working extremely hard to work on student feedback and come up with solutions to try and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on our students. I know not everything has been perfect. But having been involved in many … Read the rest
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Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is VP Activities.
Do you enjoy working with hundreds of different societies and helping them achieve their goals? This might be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.
Previous examples of work an individual in this position has achieved include being accountable for 214 societies, having increased this number over time.
Don’t worry if you don’t have much experience … Read the rest
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Meet our candidates for the Sabbatical Officer role of VP Activities on the Concourse of Building 42 TODAY from 12:00 – 13:00. This is chance to ask them any questions you have on their key points and why you should vote for them.
The responsibilities of VP Activities include representing club and society interests, supporting all affiliated societies, and improving the student experience at Southampton. They will oversee Performing Arts, Media groups, volunteering, fundraising and enterprise. You can read the full job description here: Vice President Activities.
VP Activities is a new role for 2019/20, so take a look … Read the rest
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If you’re thinking of running for the role of VP Activities, you might want to know what you’ll be working on day-to-day, and what you’re responsible for. Find out more about life as one of our Sabbatical Officers below…
VP Activities supports and advocates on behalf of our clubs and societies, who are sector leading in the activities they run! They oversee they processes involved in running societies and support students to get involved in the activities available. They lead on areas of the Union’s work which support the student experience, such as employability, arts and media, volunteering and fundraising.… Read the rest
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