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15
Feb

Vice President Engagement Resignation

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Fleur Elizabeth Walsh, Vice President Engagement, has announced her resignation with immediate effect.

“After much consideration I have decided to resign from my role as Vice President Engagement due to personal circumstances.

I’d like to take this time to thank all our amazing volunteers, especially those I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with in the External Engagement Zone, and those in Halls. I’d also like to thank and praise the sabbatical team for their unwavering dedication to improving the student experience.” – Fleur Elizabeth Walsh

Students’ Union Acting President and Vice President Sports, Steve Gore, commented:

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05
Nov

Halls Elections: Nominations Now Open!

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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

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10
Aug

Student fundraising achieves record-breaking 2017-18 total!

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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 SocietyRead the rest

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02
Jul

Hello to the new Sabbatical team of 2018-19!

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Today we say a big hello to the new Students’ Union Sabbatical team of 2018-19, and welcome back to the Sabbs who were re-elected in our Spring 2018 elections.

Union President – Emily Dawes

VP Democracy and Creative Industries – Evie Reilly

VP Education – Samuel Dedman

VP Engagement – Fleur Elizabeth Walsh

VP Sports – Steve Gore

VP Student Communities – Emily Harrison

WP Welfare – Isabella Camilleri

The team will be hard at work over the next couple of weeks in training, outlining their Sabb plans for the year, and getting to know each other and the Union … Read the rest

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21
Feb

Spring Elections campaigning has begun!

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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 win … Read the rest

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24
Jan

Could you be next VP Engagement or VP Education?

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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…


VP Engagement

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

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21
Dec

Union Senate: an update on Full-Time Officer progress

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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

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