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22
Aug

SUSU donates record-breaking total to charity

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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 including Help Refugees, Anthony Nolan, Yellow Door and 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

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18
Aug

The Cafe to relaunch as ‘The Plant Pot’ following student vote 

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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

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21
May

AU Ball 2019: The Winners

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On Friday 17 May Team Southampton celebrated another fantastic year of sporting achievements at the AU Ball 2019, held at St Mary’s Stadium with an evening of awards and entertainment 🏆

All the photos from the night are can now be found on our Facebook page.📸 Photo credit: SUPS events

and the winners are…

FIRST YEAR SPORTSPERSON

Canoe Polo – Olivia George

THE UNION ENGAGEMENT AWARD 

Hillwalking – Serena Hayes

THE JAMES ATHERTON SPORT & WELLBEING AWARD

Athletics & Cross Country – Jon Pairman 

SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 

Netball– Georgia Ivey 

THE MIKE BERESFORD COACH AWARDRead the rest

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01
Apr

FemSoc raise money for Yellow Door with Catwalk4Consent

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For the second year running, Feminist Society successfully put on a ‘Catwalk4Consent’ a fashion show and accompanying exhibition to raise awareness of sexual consent.

*Trigger Warning: text and photos contain mentions of sexual assault, rape, domestic abuse, child sexual abuse*

The #Catwalk4Consent aims to not only raise awareness but also “deconstruct victim blaming culture” whilst fundraising for local charity, Yellow Door.

FemSoc asked for submissions about people’s experiences with sexual assault. The catwalk then featured models wearing the outfits described in people’s accounts.

The event description explains, “too often we talk about the circumstances of assault instead … Read the rest

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19
Mar

SUSU shortlisted in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019

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Our affiliated Clubs & Societies have once again been shortlisted in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

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

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11
Mar

RAG’s Big Give Week

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The Big Give is back. RAG’s annual week long series of events, planned to to raise as much money as possible. 

This year’s core charities are Anthony Nolan, Yellow Door and Help Refugees.

Keep an eye out for the buckets on The Redbrick and remember – give a pound, change a life. Want to get involved? Check out the full list of events below 👇

Monday 11: 

💰 Take Me Out, The Bridge 19:00-23:00 Tickets available here 

Tuesday 12:

💰 Redbrick Masterclasses 11:00-16:00

💰 Erasmus Park Film Screening, Clueless 18:00-20:00

💰 Jesters 90’s vs 00’s 22:00-2:00 Tickets available Read the rest

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19
Nov

Emily Dawes to stand down as Union President

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Emily Dawes has announced that she is to stand down from her role as Union President with immediate effect.

 

Emily commented:

“After careful consideration I’ve decided that it’s best if I step down from my role.

I sincerely apologise for the offence and disrespect caused by my earlier comments, which were misinformed.  I acted impulsively and as such fully accept how careless and hurtful my words were.

I’ve had a wonderful time as President and am sad to be leaving.  All my thanks go to everyone who has supported me throughout my Presidency, and I wish the team and Read the rest

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11
Oct

International Day of the Girl: Feminist Society

In Features

 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 #NationalCupcakeWeek BTW?). 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 withRead the rest

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31
Jul

National Student Survey Results 2018

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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

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06
Apr

Surge Radio’s News Team win ‘Team of the Year’

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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

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