27th November 2015

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Latest budget: how it affects you

» 26 November 2015 » No Comments

Yesterday, the government announced the Autumn Spending Review, and there are some key points that will affect University students. There is some great stuff in the review, but there is also a lot that has a negative impact on current and future University students. #CapsOff and tuition fee loans The #CapsOff campaign around the new […]

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Swap Shop is back!

» 24 November 2015 » No Comments

Each year 350,000 tonnes of clothing worth about £140 million is thrown away, filling up landfill sites with reusable items. Swap Shop is your chance to get rid of those old clothes stuffed at the back of your wardrobe and exchange them for some fancy new ones!   What can I swap? Alongside the usual clothing […]

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Don’t Rush to Rent – know your rights before you sign

» 17 November 2015 » No Comments

SPOTTED: letting agents stuffing flyers under flat doors, ‘to let’ boards all over the place and dodgy assurances that ‘all the good houses go quickly!’… There are plenty of myths about student housing in Southampton – here are a few of them busted.   MYTH 1 – Everyone gets a house before January! Well that’s […]

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Sabb Blog Takeover 4: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015!!

» 13 November 2015 » No Comments

“So next week is the big one, the week where the whole world will join together and celebrate the awesomeness that is enterprise for Global Entrepreneurship Week. SUSU has been working hard and collaborating with the University and enterprise societies to put on an action-packed week full of great events suitable for everyone. From learning […]

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The best year ever!

» 06 November 2015 » No Comments

This year we’ve had the most successful turnout for the elections in Education Zone. We’ve had:- Academic Rep elections across the University We have had the highest Course Rep turnout for a while, filled all but one Academic Vice President and Academic President role and have all Faculty Officer positions filled! The first ever Course […]

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Funding Round 2 is Now Open

» 06 November 2015 » No Comments

  Applications will close on the 29th November, so make sure you submit your funding requests before then, by going to And select ‘Apply for funding’.   Whilst we do give as much support as we possibly can to our Student Groups, we do unfortunately have a limited amount of money – meaning it’s […]

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Let’s Talk About Volunteering! #teamengage

» 05 November 2015 » No Comments

Back to me this week I’m afraid! This time I bring to you a couple of super exciting External Engagement initiatives: our Volunteering survey and the Community Guide! We are currently doing some research into the way we provide Volunteering opportunities for you and how we recognise the efforts you put in. We want to […]

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Life after the Referendum – what next?

» 01 November 2015 » No Comments

Working with the University The Union works with the University on hundreds of projects every year on various matters: from welfare to education to events etc. The results of the referendum mean that we can continue to work with the University on the Hartley Library, but with the knowledge that we are definitely doing what […]

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Library Referendum Next Steps: Welfare

» 01 November 2015 » No Comments

Thanks to everyone who voted in the referendum on Friday, deciding the Union’s position on whether Hartley Library should be open 24 hours a day, year round. The Union is completely student-led and your vote means that we really are representing students at this University as well as we can. Over the next weeks and […]

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Hartley Library Referendum Results

» 30 October 2015 » No Comments

The results are in! 5052 of you have voted (that’s over 20% of students – more than any referendum previously), with a 27% no vote and 73% saying yes.  You can find the full results breakdown here. Thanks so much to all of you who voted.  Now the results are in we will support the University with their 24 hour […]

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