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24
Nov

Halls Committee Results and By-Elections

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Last Wednesday was a great night, with lots of people gathering in The Bridge to find out the anticipated results of the Halls Committee elections. There is a full run down of who was successful in which positions here, and congratulations to everyone involved! https://www.susu.org/elections/2015/halls-committee-candidates.

There were some positions which had no nominations so If you were thinking about standing but you didn’t get a chance, we are holding by-elections.

 

So, what is a by-election?

The by-election is a really simple process, what it means, that instead of the whole halls population voting on candidates, the Halls Committee Board … Read the rest

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12
Nov

Halls Committee nominations period extended until 8PM tonight

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We have extended the nominations period for Halls Committee Elections until 8pm tonight, to allow students more time to nominate themselves and take a look at the available roles. We want you to make an informed choice about which role to nominate yourself for….so read below and find out the options.

What are Halls Committees?

Every Halls of residence at University of Southampton (including private rented) has their own Halls Committee (formerly known as JCRs), to ensure that students are given the support they need in their first year.

What roles can I run for?

Each Halls (including Private rented) … Read the rest

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09
Nov

Halls Committee elections – Nominations Now Open

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You can now nominate yourself to be involved in your Halls Committee!

What are Halls Committees?

Every Halls of residence at University of Southampton (including private rented) has their own Halls Committee (formerly known as JCRs), to ensure that students are given the support they need in their first year.

What roles can I run for?

Each Halls (including Private rented) has the following roles:

  • President
  • Secretary
  • Welfare and Campaigns Officer
  • Sports Officer
  • Fundraising and Volunteering Officer
  • Events and Activities Officer
  • Communities Officer

What can I gain from running?

  • Opportunity to shape your Halls! – Staying in Halls can be
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13
Oct

Nominate yourself as an Academic Rep

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Have you ever thought of something which could improve your course? Perhaps something went really well, but you would like to see more of it?

As you know, the Students’ Union is run by students, for students. That means we love democracy and encourage students to have their say and make positive change.

The current elections period is all about the Academic Representative Nominations – in other words, helping you to find students that will work hard to make your course the best it can be.

These people are elected by you to represent you in all things academic, so … Read the rest

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25
Jun

Connect with the Union on LinkedIn

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Did you know that we have a LinkedIn account? In fact do you know what LinkedIn even is?! Read on for a round-up on how we use the professional social network, and how you can connect with us to boost your employability while you study, and as you graduate from Southampton.

LinkedIn uses social media in a slightly different way, focusing on creating links between yourself and the people you meet in life on a professional level. Unlike Facebook, where you send a friend request to someone, on LinkedIn people send each other requests to be added to your page, … Read the rest

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29
Jan

 BEES need your help!

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Fancy going behind the scenes of local businesses? Or gaining skills and work experience to add to your CV? Well you can do both by becoming BEES!

 

The Business Ethics and Environmental Students (BEES) team are about to head down to Portswood amongst other places, in order to audit local businesses on their sustainability practices, and we need your help to do so!

 

Our student volunteers provide free sustainability auditing services to local organisations, then suggest improvements on their ethical and environmental practices and help with implementing the best solutions for the company. This may sound like jargon … Read the rest

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24
Nov

My time at SUSU

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The last two weeks saw us welcome St Anne’s Catholic School pupil, Freya McManus to SUSU as part of her work experience placement. Here she shares how she found her time with us, including some of the weird and wonderful things she got up to!

I am definitely not the hardest worker ever: I spend most of my time daydreaming, I’m shy, talking to strangers makes me nervous and because of this I have never really enjoyed school. But over last two weeks, I started to understand that school isn’t everything and that work is completely different. I have found Read the rest

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