SUSU has donated a record-breaking £235,313.63 to charity over the 2018-19 academic year! This total was achieved through student fundraising and SUSU’s Raise and Give (RAG) Group.
The donations have benefited over 35 charities includingHelp Refugees, Anthony Nolan, Yellow Doorand Trinity Winchester. The total was raised through a variety of events and activities students could get involved with, such as mountain treks, bake sales, quiz nights, 10k runs and much more.
Fiona Sunderland, SUSU’s VP Activities, says: “I’m absolutely amazed by the record breaking total raised this year. A massive congratulations to all those involved and … Read the rest
After student consultation, The Cafe will re-open as ‘The Plant Pot’, a vegan and vegetarian cafe with a zero-waste shop, in the new academic year.
Work is currently underway to transform the current space ready for it’s re-opening in September, where it will serve a brand new, all vegan and vegetarian menu.
After shortlisting from over 100 name suggestions from students and two rounds of voting, The Plant Pot was announced as the new name. The new space will also sell healthy snacks, drinks and will feature re-fillable stations for bulk foods such as, pasta, rice, pulses and grains.… Read the rest
Based on the 41,000 student reviews this result not only recognises the very large number of clubs and societies we offer (over 300), but also the commitment and passion of the hundreds of members who run the groups on a daily basis.
Our mission is to unlock the potential and enrich the life of every student at the University. One of the ways we do this is by funding and supporting our affiliated clubs and societies, to ensure that all of our … Read the rest
Today is International Day of the Girl, an observance day declared by the United Nations, which aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.
In recent years there seems to be an overload of national awareness days and we’re definitely guilty of jumping on almost every single one, (did you see our blog post for #NationalCupcakeWeekBTW?). While some make fun posts for social media, they can be also be great tool in getting conversations started. We used this opportunity to sit down with… Read the rest
The results are in for The National Student Survey 2018. We are excited to announce that the University of Southampton Students’ Union student satisfaction rate for academic representation has risen by over 7% to 50.9%.
This is great news and we are pleased to see our hard work during the 2017/18 academic year has had a positive impact on the overall student experience at Southampton.
This year we trained over 200 Academic Representatives and acted on over 270 student ideas and suggestions through our You Make Change platform, including improving services in the library and creating new study spaces at … Read the rest
Huge congratulations to Surge Radio’s News Team who took home the award for ‘Team of The Year’ in the I Love Student Radio Awards yesterday, after being selected by various judges within the radio industry!
The I Love Student Radio Awards is an annual event which takes place at the National Student Radio Conference, and is a time to celebrate the successes of student radio stations nationwide. The ‘Team of the Year’ award was a brand new one for this year’s ceremony and was very well deserved. This award recognises the efforts of a particular area of a radio station. … Read the rest