Want to build the community at your Halls? Maybe you want to host amazing events to bring everyone at your Halls together, or be a point of contact for issues and ideas from your flat mates and neighbours? Nominate yourself to be on your Halls Committee!
Nominations are open from Monday 05 November at 09:00 – Thursday 22 November at 13:00.
The two roles you can put yourself forward for are President and Vice-President. The President will focus on being the liaison between student life at Halls and the Students’ Union, passing on all the vital feedback to make sure … Read the rest
Tags: halls, Halls Committee, Halls Committees, Halls Elections, Halls President, Halls Vice President, nominations, VP Engagement
Through student fundraising, Southampton RAG have donated a record breaking £229,354.21 throughout the 2017-18 academic year. This is a fantastic achievement and the total has benefited over 35 charities including CLEAR, Mind and AIDS Orphan.
Some of the student clubs and societies who have fund raised this year include Amnesty International, Brass Band, British Red Cross, Cameroon Catalyst, Coppafeel, East African Society, Engineering Soc, GeogSoc, Hindu Soc, Hillwalking Club, Islamic Society, Jazzmanix, Korfball, LGBT+, Livesoc, Lopsoc, Medsoc, MindSoc, MNDA, Nepalese Society… Read the rest
Tags: AIDS Orphan, CLEAR, Fundraising, fundraising total, mind, RAG, Raise and Give, record breaking, student fundraising, VP Engagement
Who do you think should lead the Union during 2018/19?
Campaigning in our Spring Elections has now begun for all candidates. The countdown is on to Elections Night Live (Friday 02 March), so candidates will need to win those all important votes (you may have spotted lots of posters around campus!).
It can be tricky to decide who you think is the best person for each role. On Monday SUSUtv live streamed seven Meet the Candidates interviews, to grill each candidate running for a Full-Time Officer role on their key points and how they would implement these, should they … Read the rest
Tags: #SUSUelections, Spring Elections, Spring Elections 2018, Union President, VP DCI, VP Education, VP Engagement, VP Sports, VP Student Communities, VP Welfare
Becoming a Full-Time Officer is a unique way to develop your strengths and abilities, and you’ll gain skills in a range of areas including: leadership, project and events management, negotiation, public speaking and budgeting. In yesterday’s blog we explored the roles of Union President and VP Welfare. Today it’s time to find out a bit more about VP Engagement and VP Education…
Passionate about volunteering and fundraising? Social media whizz? Keen to give Freshers’ the best welcome to Southampton?
As VP Engagement, you’ll work closely with our External Engagement Coordinator to develop projects and campaigns to encourage student … Read the rest
Tags: February, Full-Time Officer, roles, VP Engagement
Earlier this month, we had our first Senate meeting of the academic year. One of the main purposes of the Senate is to hold the Sabbatical Officers to account. At each of the meeting, our officers give an update on their plan and students can ask questions about progress.
Union Senate also monitors the work of our Zone Committees, Union Officers and Trustee Board, check considerable expenditure by the Students’ Union and takes decisions on major Union issues. These meetings are open to everyone – any student can speak at and take part in Senate meetings, but only the members … Read the rest
Tags: Senate December 2017, Union President, Union Senate, updates, VP DCI, VP Education, VP Engagement, VP Sports, VP Student Communities, VP Welfare