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PGR Committee Elections

» 01 December 2015 » No Comments

Hi everyone more elections stuff from my end 😀   Today the voting closed for the Postgraduate Research committee elections.   I’d like to congratulate and welcome the following people in to their positions:   Giles Howard as Academic Quality Officer Lyndsey Ambler as Welfare Officer Benjamin Yarnall as Community Engagement Officer   I’m sure […]

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When do you want to graduate?

» 11 February 2016 » No Comments

Are you considering doing a Postgraduate degree? Are you currently doing a Postgraduate degree? If yes, then I want to hear from you! Currently, there are two sets of graduation: Summer (July) and Winter (December) – but these options aren’t available to everyone. Different faculties decide when they want to hold graduation ceremonies, most are […]

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LGBT History Month 2016 (Guest Blog)

» 09 February 2016 » No Comments

LGBT History Month recognises the history of the gay rights and civil rights movements, and aims to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in society. It is an opportunity to celebrate and recognise all those who have campaigned and still campaign for the rights of LGBT people in this country and abroad.     In the […]

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Mature Students: let me know about your university experience

» 08 February 2016 » No Comments

Recently, I was approached about a negative student experience from a mature students solely due to the fact that they are a mature student. The concerns Mature students in some faculties have an amazing experience and are welcomed and encouraged as much as the ‘average’ student. However, having spoken to President of the Mature Society, I […]

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Pop Up Shops & Enterprise

» 05 February 2016 » No Comments

Students at Southampton are a talented bunch. You make things, start businesses and do some brilliant things in the community – and we want to know how we can help you out. Fill in our survey here!   You might be a seasoned pro at creating and selling your own stuff, or maybe it’s just something […]

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PGRs – we want your views!

» 04 February 2016 » No Comments

This year the Union has started a project in partnership with the University to look into the support available for and the wellbeing of Postgraduate Research students on all campuses in all subject areas. We want to talk to PGRs about the things that cause you to feel stressed, about where you go for support and […]

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Our house, in the middle of Portswood…

» 01 February 2016 » No Comments

Finding a house close enough to the social epicentre of Southampton (Bevois Valley, obviously) but not too far from your 9am lecture the next morning isn’t easy. From mould to dodgy contracts, deposit protection to an infestation of slugs, looking for accommodation can seem like a minefield – but we’re here to help!   Come along […]

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The BIG Give 2016: it’s BIG and it’s coming! (Sabb Blog Takeover 5)

» 28 January 2016 » No Comments

The BIG Give is upon us! Next week, the Union will be bombarded with a series of huge events; dozens of volunteers working tirelessly with the ambition of raising thousands of pounds for three very worthy causes. Our motto is a simple one: GIVE A POUND. CHANGE A LIFE. If every student gave just £1, […]

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#ICan Nominate myself NOW- Spring Election Nominations are Open!

» 28 January 2016 » No Comments

Say #ICan and nominate yourself to change things for the better. You have until the 11th February at 12pm to nominate yourself for a range of full-time or part-time position. All you have to do is go to susu.org/IWill and apply, along with some key points about what you will change if elected, and a manifesto. […]

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What do we actually do all day?

» 20 January 2016 » No Comments

When I talk about my job to my friends, or try to explain it to a stranger, I’m often met with disinterested looks, or blank faces as people think: what the hell does that mean? Well let me tell you, this is a blooming fantastic job, and completely unique in the opportunities it presents to […]

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Become our Employability Officer!

» 15 January 2016 » No Comments

We’re looking for an Employability Officer. Someone to shape the projects we do for students. Someone to be a student voice working with Careers at the University. Someone who cares about helping students be the best they can be.   This is your chance to shape the University’s plans for employability, helping to create a […]

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