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07
Mar

Candidate Spotlight: VP Sports

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Meet our candidate for the Sabbatical Officer role of VP Sports on the Redbrick 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 Sport include leading the Athletic Union, developing sport performance and encouraging participation in Sport. They will oversee our Athletic Union, Sports Participation and Intramural Officers. You can read the full job description here: Vice President Sports.

Voting is NOW OPEN in our Spring Elections! You have until Friday 08 March at 16:00 to have your say: Read the rest

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23
Jan

Spring Elections: Run for VP Sports

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If you’re thinking of running for the role of VP Sports, 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 Sports supports the running of the Athletic Union Clubs by acting as President of the Athletic Union. They represent the institution within the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and lead on the Union’s annual Varsity event, AU Ball and other sports events throughout the year. They lead on campaigns to encourage healthy and active lifestyles for all students as … Read the rest

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27
Jul

Sport and Wellbeing memberships: an update

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Hi everyone, Steve Gore, your 2018-19 VP Sports here!

01 August 2017 marked an important date for the roughly 9,000 students that use Sport and Wellbeing facilities at the University of Southampton. This was the date when Sport and Wellbeing introduced a new tiered membership system and departed from their “one size fits all” business model, primarily in an effort to manage the overcrowding of the gym in Jubilee Sports Centre.

01 August 2018, a year to the day, will see Sport and Wellbeing introduce another change to their offer, but this time it’s a change led by student … Read 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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30
May

Recipients of Athletic Union Colours to receive graduation recognition

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Students who have been awarded Athletic Union (AU) Colours by the Students’ Union for a high level of sporting success or dedication to a club will now have their award announced during their graduation ceremony and within the ceremony programme.

The Union and the University of Southampton have recently confirmed completion of a joint initiative designed to recognise the numerous achievements of our dedicated Team Southampton athletes and the amount of hours they put into sports clubs alongside their studies.

The project was conceived by our VP Sports, Steve Gore, and the Vice Chancellor of the University at the … Read the rest

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09
May

AU Awards 2018 – the winners

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On Friday 04 May Team Southampton celebrated another fantastic year of sporting achievements at the AU Awards and Ball 2018, held at St Mary’s Stadium. It was a glamorous night where students enjoyed a three-course meal followed by the AU Awards ceremony and a fantastic after party, with Drop Division providing the tunes until the early hours.

 

It’s been another fantastic year for Team Southampton from our Varsity win against Portsmouth to the hard work and dedication shown from our athletes both on and off the pitch.

Following the Awards, our VP Sports, Steve Gore, comments: “It has … Read the rest

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23
Feb

New water sports equipment for Team Southampton

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The Union has recently invested in new equipment for some of our water sports teams, in collaboration with the University of Southampton. We have purchased new kayaks for the Canoe Polo Club and worked alongside the University in their purchase of new starting blocks for Jubilee swimming pool.

Our Athletic Union invested in a fleet of ten new kayaks for the Canoe Polo Club. As the sport is played 5-a-side, this means the club can now train together with new kayaks suitable for indoor use.

The Jubilee Swimming Pool will soon have new swimming start blocks thanks to investment from … 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 … Read the rest

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30
Jan

Could you be the next VP Communities, VP Sports or VP DCI?

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In last week’s blog we gave you some more information about the VP Engagement and VP Education roles. Today we’re rounding it off with some information about the roles of VP Communities, VP Sports and VP Democracy and Creative Industries (DCI).


VP Communities

Passionate about inclusivity? Interested in different cultures? 

Working with the Student Communities Coordinator, this role consists of raising awareness of multiculturalism in Southampton and celebrating diversity across campuses. You’ll be working closely with relevant Student Leaders and staff members to deliver the Union’s campaigns and projects at all sites. You will ensure that the voices of our students … 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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