Jo Lisney (VP Education and Democracy) and Hartley Library have successfully secured £10,000 for additional Humanities textbooks.
Humanities students can request any books/textbooks they need via the library, and can then borrow them as many times as they need to.
Jo says: “We’ve received a lot of feedback through SSLCs and student surveys about there not being enough copies of Humanities textbooks for students to access – whether that’s due to cost or availability. SUSU and UoS have heard this and have worked together to secure £10,000 so students can use this fund to offset the cost of their core … Read the rest
Voting in our Academic Elections is now open until Friday 20 March at 16:00! This is your chance to say who should be our next VP Education and Democracy, Arts and Humanities Faculty Officer, and Environment and Life Sciences Faculty Officer.
The election of Sabbatical and Student Officers in this years Spring Election on the 06 March will leave some senior empty positions within our academic representation structure. As a result, the Academic Elections will follow to fill our remaining academic officer positions.
Nominations are now open in our Spring Elections until Wednesday 12 February, and one of the roles you can run for is VP Education & Democracy.
Do you have ideas about how to improve student’s academic experience or desire to increase student engagement with SUSU’s advice centre? This may be the role for you! All it takes is one great idea and lots of passion for the role – remember, change starts with you.
Meet our candidates for the Sabbatical Officer role of VP Education and Democracy on the Redbrick TODAY from 11:30 – 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 Education and Democracy include representing students’ academic interests, ensuring students have a voice at the University and leading on Union Democracy. They will oversee Faculty Officers, our Joint Honours Officer, PGT and PGR Officers and Faculty Reps. You can read the full job description here: Vice President Education and Democracy.
If you’re thinking of running for the role of VP Education and Democracy, 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 Education and Democracy supports students at all levels of study from Undergraduate to Postgraduate Research by representing their academic interests for their course, faculty and to the University. They ensure the Union is lobbying the University on behalf of students to improve the quality of education at Southampton, and lead on all areas of democracy at the Union … Read the rest