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Billy
"Hi! My name is Billy and I'll be your Students' Union President for the coming year. The next few years will undoubtedly be the best of your life, and SUSU will be at the very heart of this. Don't forget to explore your Union and all the great things provided for your - they are yours after all!"

End of year throw-out…The results!

10 June 2011 » No Comments

The team on campus     This week we have seen 31 fantastic student volunteer’s out and about everyday collecting items from houses in the local community to bring back to the Union for recycling. This time of year we always see problems with many students moving out of their homes and dumping stuff on […]

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The end of year throw-out begins!

25 May 2011 » No Comments

    It’s that time of year again, where we look at all of the junk and mess in our houses and room and often wonder what an earth we are going to do with it all. SUSU, along with the University of Southampton; is running a volunteer led project to make sure that for […]

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How do we create policy at the Union?

14 April 2011 » No Comments

The way in which we currently create Policy at the Union is quite out-dated and quite confusing to any student wanting to create change. Firstly, there is no real avenue for a student to go down in order to create policy at the Union. They would have to approach a Councillor and ask for their […]

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Union Council: How do we fix it?

14 April 2011 » 9 Comments

Hello all, One of my manifesto pledges emphasised the importance and accessibility of Union Council to the Student population. For many years now we have seen very similar problems with Council and as President I don’t think there has been a single Council where many students have left feeling frustrated with process. We have problems […]

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What is Union Council?

14 April 2011 » No Comments

Many of you will be wondering what an earth Union Council even is, maybe you haven’t been before or even been aware that it exists, or perhaps you’ve even attended a Council and been so baffled by what is going on you don’t fully understand what its purpose is. Currently the Union Consitution states: Union […]

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University of Southampton to charge £9,000 tuition fees from 2012 – Union Statement

12 April 2011 » 3 Comments

Today, the University of Southampton has announced that it intends to charge tuition fees of £9,000 per year to students arriving in the 2012-13 academic year. Southampton University Students’ Union strongly opposes any rise in tuition fees. We are exceptionally disappointed that the coalition Government’s radical proposals to Higher Education have withdrawn the majority of […]

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University to appoint new Chancellor

16 March 2011 » 5 Comments

The University is currently in the process of appointing a new Chancellor. From this, you may be asking a few questions…Who is our current Chancellor? What do they do? Why is this important to the student body? Laid out in this blog is all the information you need to know.   Who is the Chancellor? […]

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Why the SUSU Elections matter

21 February 2011 » 1 Comment

In less than a week’s time, Elections week will be firmly underway…The sun will be shining (hopefully!) the red brick area will be alive with colour, people will be spreading across campus attempting to get every possible student to vote for them and there will be more banners and posters around campus than ever before. […]

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Executive Review – What next?

14 February 2011 » 1 Comment

After the last Union Council, the decision was made to delay the process of replacing the current Executive team with the make-up of student leaders to ensure full consultation and student involvement took place, and that every issue was fully debated and discussed before Council gave its approval. Since then we have gone away to […]

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Union Council Review: What’s it all about?

14 February 2011 » 1 Comment

Having reviewed the Sabbatical and Executive job roles, Union Council has requested a review of itself. It is an unusual institution that requires 50 or so students to sit in a darkened room for two hours 9 times a year and “run” the Union.  Quorum is not always achieved, certain posts often fail to attend […]

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