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Claire Gilbert
"Hi i'm Claire Gilbert your Vice President Engagement for 2013/2014. What that means is I help support enterprise groups, charity work, work with the local community and communicate what the union is to the student body. University is a time of exciting opportunities so go for it! Try something new! If you have any suggestions about any of the above please do get in contact and enjoy your year with SUSU."

Do sabbs actually do anything? – VP Engagement

01 February 2014 » 2 Comments

A question I am sure many of you have asked. But as we reach our 6 month point in office it’s important that you know what we have been up to in the depths of the SUSU building. To remind you all what my job covers – I am in charge of RAG (student fundraising), […]

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Celebrate good times!

07 January 2014 » No Comments

This point in the year is a time of reflection and looking forward so your Sabbatical Officers have made a vlog about some of the cool stuff that has happened this year, great stuff we are currently working on and the exciting stuff to look forward to now we are in 2014 However Sabbs are […]

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What have you done today to make you feel good?

01 January 2014 » 2 Comments

Probably not a lot seeing as it is the first day of a new year. However this is your chance to have an impact on someone else’s day! This year Student Volunteering Week is 24th February until March 1st – celebrating the variety of volunteering that students engage in. Southampton Hub and Community Action are organising […]

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FUNdraising (see what I did there?)

09 December 2013 » 1 Comment

It’s happened. The SUSU RAG Totaliser is here. A Celebration of ALL student fundraising from individuals to charity societies the Totaliser is there to celebrate in true Blue Peter style the hard work, dedication and amazing fundraising you get up to. Today saw the first balls dropped – each representing £50 we as a Students’ […]

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Democracy in Action!

03 December 2013 » 4 Comments

Monday 2nd December saw the second Union Council of the year. Union Council is the place to have your say about what SUSU does and how it does it. Council holds your elected officers to account for what they’re up to, and sets the direction for SUSU (through policy). It’s the highest decision-making body and […]

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SUSU Housing Fayre

30 November 2013 » 3 Comments

We wanted to update all you lovely readers on what has been happening with SUSU’s housing campaign. Since the last time we blogged we have: Been in contact with the top 10 worst offending Letting Agencies as declared by you who filled in the Vent about your Rent survey (still available to read online or […]

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Click here to see me naked.

24 November 2013 » No Comments

RAG CALENDAR IS BACK See Sabbatical Officers, Sports teams, Bar staff and many many others with their kit off to raise money for good causes. For 24 images of tasteful nudity head to from 11am 25th November or head to reception at SUSU and experience the joy that is RAG Calendar 2013. RAG stands […]

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Inspiring Women

04 November 2013 » No Comments

Over 54% of the student population at the University of Southampton is female, yet only 36% of all officers elected in the Spring Elections (Sabbaticals, Student Leaders, Trustees and Union Councillors) are women. To inspire more women to run in elections, SUSU is hosting an Inspiring Women evening in The Bridge, from 6.30pm on Monday 18th November. Feminism is always […]

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Don’t Rush!

30 October 2013 » 7 Comments

Signing a house contract is a big deal no matter how old or what year you are in. Last year over 64% of people said they were pressured to sign a house due to letting agencies, one comment from the Vent about your Rent survey declared “They said all the good houses will be gone […]

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Why is a Raven like a writing desk?

22 October 2013 » No Comments

I am afraid I don’t know. BUT What I do know is that Union Council happened last night! Union Council is one of the highest forms of decision making within the Union. It makes policy that shapes how we run, makes sure Sabbs are doing what they promise and makes sure that students are having […]

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