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22
May

The Bridge: An Update!

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Hello everyone! Samuel Dedman here, your Vice-President Education for 2017/18. Part of my role concerns itself with study spaces around our campuses, and it is off the back of that that I come to you with an update about The Bridge. This has been an area of some debate over the past year, and so I’m here with what I believe is a solution which benefits everyone.

As VP Education I’m keen to see as much study space as possible made available around our campuses, and indeed within our own Union buildings. First and foremost, The Bridge is our … Read the rest

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02
Aug

RAG raise an incredible £165, 194.05 for charity in 2015-16

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Congratulations to our incredible RAG team for working so hard to raise an amazing £165, 194.05 for charity during last year.

Each year, our student-run group focuses its fundraising efforts on three nominated charities, voted on by you! in 2015-16, Make A Wish Foundation, Student Minds, and The Red Lipstick Foundation were just some of the beneficiaries of the total, plus you of course! From charity Colour Runs to Christmas Fayres, you have had the opportunity to make friends, achieve some incredible challenges and have a lot of fun in the process.

Christmas Ball 176  RAG Colour Run small group

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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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10
Mar

How well do we communicate with you?

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We are currently working on a Communications Strategy to review the way we communicate both internally within SUSU and externally to you. This involves looking at how we use our social media channels and emails to keep you informed. But, as a student-led organisation, we want to give you the chance to let us know what you think. Do you get the information you need when you need it? Tell us at one of our FREE Comms Workshops…

By taking part, you will be actively involved in improving the way you receive information from us, both in terms of content … Read the rest

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07
Mar

WSA: Meet your elected officers for 2016-17

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Thank you to everyone who has taken part and voted in the Spring Elections 2016! 5,507 students voted!

Now, it’s time for you to meet your elected officers specifically working in WSA 2016-17…

Student Communities Team

This is the team which will work to represent the interests and amplify the voice of our different student communities, including Winchester.

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VP_StudentCommunities_FloraNoble  WC_Welfare_KeziaDavies  WCP_RebeccaWillis

Meet your Full Time Officers for 2016-17

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By-Elections

We will be holding By-Elections during the Summer Elections next term to fill the following Part-time Student Leader positions:

  • WSA Academic Officer
  • WSA International Officer
  • WSA Social Events Officer
  • Charity and Community
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25
Nov

#LoveSUs – A day to appreciate your SU

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Monday was #LoveSUs Day, where people were tweeting in the things that they love about their Students’ Unions across the UK in response to the government’s Higher Education green paper that announced a consultation on increasing the transparency and accountability of students’ unions. The day was a great chance to join together with students and alumni to celebrate the positive impact of students’ unions across the country.

Here is a summary of some of the tweets we received:

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12
Nov

Postgraduate Guest blog: Life as a mature student

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This week we caught up with Linda Baines, a postgraduate mature student studying a PhD at the Business School. We asked her about life as a mature student who studies from afar. Grab a cuppa and read Linda’s story here…

I’m a part-time self-funded PhD student at Southampton Business School and I live some 70 miles away from campus.  I started my PhD in September 2011 when I was still working full-time.  I caught the “research itch” when I was undertaking my MSc and I realised that if I wanted to achieve a life-time ambition, it was now or never.  … Read the rest

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