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David Gilani
"Hello everyone, my name is David and I’m your Union President. SUSU is here to make sure that you can get the most out of your time here at Southampton. The Union is run by students, which means that you can represent students on your course, you can lead any of the 300+ student groups we have, you can vote to decide who should run the Union or you can run to lead it yourself. This is your student experience, your Union, and I’m here to make sure that it is as good as can possibly be"
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City Council joins SUSU against Letting Boards

24 March 2014 » 4 Comments

Last Wednesday, Southampton City Council unanimously passed a motion to call for stricter controls over the use of letting boards in Southampton! HURRAY! To-let signs are currently abused in Southampton! Agencies begin putting them up as early as October (when some students have only been here for one month), and don’t take them down for […]

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Vent About Your Rent 2014

17 March 2014 » No Comments

Housing is an issue that affects almost EVERY student – and here’s how EVERY student can help make it better… just fill in our Vent About Your Rent survey! For students who haven’t heard of it, ‘Vent About Your Rent’ was a survey that SUSU created last year, where students told us about their housing […]

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Graduation Ball – 1 week left to buy tickets

16 March 2014 » No Comments

With over 2000 students coming together to celebrate their time at University, the SUSU Grad Ball is one of the biggest celebrations of the year… and there are just 7 days left to grab your ticket… So order now! Unlike previous years, where we’ve kept ticket sales open for months, this year we’re going to […]

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Extending SUSU’s Opening Hours for Postgraduates

11 March 2014 » 5 Comments

Over Christmas, I got some clear feedback from Postgraduate students that they wanted a few key changes to our opening hours of SUSU venues over the vacation periods… so that’s exactly what we’ve done! Unlike most undergraduate students, postgraduates will often be working for the same hours over Easter, and so still need places to […]

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Return of the Innovations Fund

06 March 2014 » No Comments

A chance to think big – blue sky – and consider what you could do with some money to create more opportunities for students… that’s right – it’s the return of the innovations fund. A chance to inject some cash to help start new campaigns, projects, activities, support for the students of Southampton.   Brought […]

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The Microwaves are here!

04 March 2014 » 4 Comments

A great day is upon us! A place for students to finally be able to heat up their own food on campus! Okay… so this isn’t revolutionary. It’s not a 24-hour library, it’s not a campus wide campaign against bad housing, it’s not international fees, it’s not money to your student groups, it’s not a […]

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Bringing down the price of the Grad Ball – £39

16 February 2014 » 10 Comments

SUSU has just had its January budget review, and I’m happy to announce that this means we’ve been able to bring down the price of the Graduation Ball 2014 to £39 (a reduction of over 20%) – and note that this will be done without spending a penny less on the event. We’ve had a […]

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Stopping Hidden Course Costs

06 February 2014 » 6 Comments

The University will no longer expect students to pay costs additional to their tuition fee, unless specified in the module specification. Part of the ongoing campaign to eradicate student poverty is about ensuring that students know the true costs of university life, so they’re not caught out financially. We’ve already made some important steps to […]

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Do Sabbs Actually Do Anything? – Union President

31 January 2014 » 3 Comments

I have had such an incredible time so far this year, getting to work with SUSU and University staff, hundreds of student volunteers and the rest of the Sabb team (you can read their mid-year blogs here – Beckie, Dave Martin, Claire, Evan, Oli, David MW) on topics that I really care about… and hopefully […]

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Graduation Ball 2014 Priority Sign-up

28 January 2014 » 1 Comment

Each year the Graduation Ball gives a great chance for all final year students to come together in celebration of their times at University. Here’s some details about it all that will help you learn more about it… Going on till 4am – loads of acts across different genres – fun attractions and rides – […]

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