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06
Mar

The Academic Awards 2018: Nominations Open!

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Who’s looking forward to the return of our annual Academic Awards this May? We certainly are!

We all know that one person who has gone above and beyond academically. Maybe it’s a lecturer who gave an inspiring talk which led to your interest in a particular area of study? Perhaps your course has improved this year as a result of the fantastic work by one of your Academic Reps?

Whoever it is, make sure you nominate them for an Academic Award so we can celebrate their achievements at the Academic Awards Ceremony this May. It’s quick and easy to … Read the rest

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09
May

You Are More Than Your Studies

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With exams and coursework deadlines approaching, you will be pleased to find out that we will be running our campaign again this summer to help you to relax and remind you that while your university work is important, you are more than your studies and you deserve time to relax and re-energise between deadlines.
The timetable is shaping up to be another cracker, with visits from adorable dogs and farm animals, plus favourites such as our Postgrad Power Teas and meditation classes to help you stay chilled as you smash that work out. Here’s what you can expect:

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16
Feb

Last Chance to Nominate Yourself in the Spring Elections

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You wouldn’t turn down your dream job – so hurry and nominate yourself in our Spring Elections before 13:00 today!

All you need is passion and an interest in the area and we will offer full training on the job. Our Full-Time Officer positions are salaried and our Part-Time Student Leader roles can fit flexibly around your degrees.

We understand that you want to brush up those manifestos as you would a regular job application. However, make sure you don’t miss the deadline today to run for one of our roles.

You can nominate yourself now at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections.

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10
Nov

Creative Industries Careers Sessions

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Are you interested in a career in the Creative Industries? Whether you want to become an artist, writer, actor or you are interested in the technical side of production and behind-the-scenes work, we are here to help with our Creative Industries Careers Sessions. Back for another year, we will be hosting a range of different events and networking opportunities to help give you a step towards your chosen career.

The full timetable is coming soon, but here’s a little taster for now…

Monday 28 November

  • Presenter: Dom Kullander
  • Time: 16:00-19:00 (3x 50mins)
  • Location: Board Room (TBA)
  • Get to grips with
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07
Nov

Work with us: We’re looking for an External Trustee (Finance)

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Are you an experienced Financial Director?

We’re looking to hire an External Trustee (Finance) to help us shape the future of our Union.

You’ll be working alongside 3 other External Trustees and 12 Student Trustees. Your role will be to provide support and specialist skills to ensure our Union can achieve its ambitious objective to be one of the top ranked Unions in the country within the next four years.

The Role

The appointment is for a period of 3 years with an option to reappoint for a further 3 years.

The Candidate

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04
Nov

Enterprise Fund: Get funding for your business idea

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The Union Enterprise Fund exists to help you fund original and innovative events, activities and projects. Submit an idea for the chance to receive £500 in funding.

How will it help me?

In May last year, University of Southampton student, Andreas Ostrovsky received a £300 investment towards prototypes for his sustainable fishing project, ‘Right Light Technologies’. A year on and Andreas’ business is going from strength to strength, having presented his business to the United Nations to help create an environmentally and economically sustainable fishing industry.

Andreas says, “The Enterprise Fund was an incredible opportunity to further my project idea. … Read the rest

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02
Nov

Enjoy world-class press opportunities with The Edge

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Our very own entertainment magazine The Edge, attended press conference for The Light Between Oceans with Director Derek Cianfrance and Hollywood A-listers, Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander.
The conference, held at Claridges, was organised prior to the European premiere of the film in central London to discuss the film’s themes, genre and performance.
Editor of the student-run magazine and University of Southampton BA Film and English student, Anneka Honeyball, attended the film’s press conference. She says, “Sitting on the front row as I watched two of my favourite actors in the flesh was just amazing. As an aspiring journalist, … Read the rest

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16
Sep

#SotonQandA Round-Up – Everything you wanted to know

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We held the second part in our series of live Q&As on Wednesday, where you took to Twitter using the hashtag #SotonQandA to ask us everything you wanted to know about student life and Freshers’. Our Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley joined us to answer your questions. Here’s a quick round-up of what happened…

  1. You asked us about free bus passes for Freshers’ in Halls and yes, you lucky lot do indeed get free access to Unilink bus passes if you are in Halls of Residences. You’ll find this is a great way to get around the city efficiently (especially if
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24
Jun

Living at home after university

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Whether you’ve finished for the summer or finished for good, living at home post University isn’t always the easiest experience. Here are our top tips on how to make the transition comfortable for both you and your parents.

Work through it

As tempting as it might be to hide away with a mountain of box sets, there’s nothing better for taking your mind off things than getting a job. Whether it’s a part-time job to put some extra cash in your pocket, work experience to further your career or even a spot of volunteering, it will keep you busy and … Read the rest

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03
May

Work with us at Laughter Lounge!

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Are you currently looking for a part-time job opportunity that fits in with your studies? You’re in luck!

We’re looking to recruit two Brand Managers for our popular Laughter Lounge events. If you’d like to earn some experience in marketing and events, as well as some extra money, email events@susu.org for more details.

In the meantime, make sure you do your research and come along for an evening of comedy to have you tickled pink on Thursday 12 May in The Bridge. Tom Allen will be headlining with Luke Benson as support and Adam Hess as MC. Find out … Read the rest

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