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Beckie Thomas
"Hi, I’m Beckie, your Vice President for Welfare 2014/15. I’m here to make sure that you are healthy, safe and happy during your time at Southampton. There will be many exciting events and projects that you can get stuck into this year, giving you a chance to shout about the issues you care about, so I really hope you GET INVOLVED! :) It’s vital that you know that your union is here to support you every step of the way through your degree, so please don’t hesitate to contact The Advice Centre if you have any worries! -“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”- Anne Frank"

Want to gain employablity skills AND make a real difference?

23 April 2015 » No Comments

Volunteer for a position on a Campaign Committee by 6th May! Volunteering on a campaign committee is an incredible opportunity to take on a position of responsibility, gain employability skills, and most importantly make a real difference in an area you are passionate about. You’ll be able to organise events, contribute to union policy to secure lasting change for […]

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The Art of Living Stress-Relief Session Friday 24th April

21 April 2015 » No Comments

6pm in the CUBE, Building 42. The session will last about 1.5 hours and will comprise some gentle yoga, powerful yogic breathing techniques and a guided meditation, as well as some discussion about the nature and causes of stress. It is free and open to anyone (students and staff alike) to attend, and will improve […]

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Hartley Library 24-7

17 April 2015 » No Comments

 Hartley Library is open 24-7 from 20th April- 4th June 2015    We are running the Safety Bus 8pm- 6am from the redbrick area outside SUSU to enable you to get home safely. For more info on getting home safely click here.   Library opening hours:  What’s available at the 24 hour library: Revision and studyskills: […]

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Give us your feedback on part-time work

10 April 2015 » No Comments

Can you spare 5 minutes of your time for a chance to win a £50 West Quay Voucher!  We want to find out what it’s like to work while being a student, and how we can make things better for you. We will be opening a Recruitment Agency next year to help students at the University […]

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Positive Minds Volunteer Opportunity closes tomorrow!

26 March 2015 » No Comments

Just a reminder that applications for becoming a facilitator for Positive Minds, a course to help guide students combat low mood, close tomorrow at midday! Email for more information or apply through the national StudentMinds site. Training will take place on April 25/6th. We managed to secure funding to run this 6 week positive mind […]

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Anti- Sexual Harassment Campaign Ideas?

17 March 2015 » No Comments

Hi everyone, If you want to help with the plans for our city wide ANTI- SEXUAL HARASSMENT CAMPAIGN, please come along to the ideas session on Thursday 19th March at 3.30-4.30pm in Meeting Room 2, Building 42. We all want to campaign for a more inclusive culture in the city, and we’re going to start […]

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Fancy some new clothes- for free?

10 March 2015 » 1 Comment

Southampton Swap Shop: ✔ Fed up of having too many old worn out clothes filling up your wardrobe? ✔ Fancy having some new fancy clothes but got no money to actually buy them? It’s happening again – the second Southampton Swap Shop will take place Thursday 19th March 2015 in the Cube, SUSU. Swap your way […]

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Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) Focus Group 11th March

09 March 2015 » No Comments

The Government is making changes to the Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) which is available to Higher Education students from England, from September 2015. DSA is a non-repayable grant that assists with the additional costs incurred by disabled students in relation to their study in higher education. Disabled Students’ Allowances finances a range of support, including […]

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Fairtrade Fortnight Discounts!

02 March 2015 » No Comments

 Fairtrade Fortnight 2015. Will you be joining us and choosing to buy Fairtrade?  The University of Southampton and SUSU are an affiliated Fairtrade entity; selling a range of different Fairtrade products across their commercial and catering services. By choosing to stock Fairtrade products, both organisations are choosing to use purchasing power to support rural farmers in […]

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Feeling cold in your student house?

26 February 2015 » No Comments

             SUSU’s Ethical & Environmental Officer, Lydia Butler is calling for HEAT (Home Energy Advice Team) volunteers… Would you like to gain relevant environmental work experience to strengthen your CV? Would you like to work with the SUSU E&E committee and a local environmental charity (tEC) to help other students […]

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