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Hartley Library announces extended hours during the Summer term

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In response to student demand, staff at Hartley Library have announced their extended opening hours during the upcoming exam period, made possible by the Education Enhancement fund.

“From Monday 28th April – Friday 6th June, the Hartley Library will be open continuously every day of the week.

Saturdays are special, though – the Library will close at midnight, have a short break, refresh and open again on Sunday at 9:00 a.m., continuing throughout the week.

We know that you like to study at all hours, especially during exam time. The Library is making these changes because our students asked us Read the rest

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Register to vote in the EU elections

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The EU elections will take place 22 May, if you are eligible to vote you should by now have received a polling card and details on how to register. Still unsure how to proceed? Click here for a helpful run-down of the process. Registration closes 6 May, so make sure you have by then!

According to the Bite the Ballot website, the EU is responsible for between 15-50% of all UK legislation, including: “International trade, the environment, agriculture (farming, conservation, animal), workers’ rights and much more” , all of which could have a profound effect on your life immediately … Read the rest

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Exciting Athletic Union Announcement

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SUSU is proud to announce this year’s winners of Club Colours, awarded to club members who have stood out in their respective sports.

Stephen Fawcett    Archery Club

Jake Bradley        Athletics and Cross Country Club

Callum Wright        Badminton Club

Freddy Dines        Basketball Club

Kimberly Fenton    Basketball Club

Peter Cronbach    Fencing Club

Tom Candy        Hillwalking Club

Chloe Watts        Korfball Club

Megan James     Ladies Football

Natalie Price        Ladies Hockey Club

Alexandra Stebbings    Ladies Lacrosse Club

Hannah Robinson    Lifesaving Club

Jack Parker        Mens Football Club

Matt Powell        Mens Football Club

Jon Bissell         Mens Hockey Club

Kishan Patel        Mens Hockey Club

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SUSU builds bridges in the community

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On 26 March, students, representatives from the Highfield residents’ association and members of the local police force, met together for Building Bridges, a scheme aimed at strengthening ties between students and the wider Southampton community.

Main goals of the project include:

A campaign to raise awareness of crime prevention measures among students and families living in the area, to stop them becoming victims of crime.  This would involve the production of three newsletters, which would be delivered to every household in the area, a new website and a new social media campaign..

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Union Films gets family friendly

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In a bid to cater for student parents studying at Southampton, plans are forming to bring family-friendly Union Films screenings to SUSU. The hope is that, in giving them the opportunity to meet and mingle, we will be able to foster a stronger community of mature students and their children.

The proposal has been well received so far and discussion is currently underway in the Southampton Mature Students group on Facebook.

Ideas brought up so far include:

  • The potential of a first screening on a weekend during the start of the Summer term, if not during the Easter holidays.

  • Suggested

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