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That’s all folks! My year as Vice President Democracy and Creative Industries

02 June 2015 » No Comments

My time as Vice President Democracy and Creative Industries is almost up! It’s been a fantastic year, and I’m writing this blog to reflect on the year that has passed and to inform you all that I will be leaving slightly earlier than the rest of the team. I have been offered a job (literally […]

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Help us shape Performing Arts funding support

19 May 2015 » No Comments

In recent years Performing Arts societies could opt to have their productions underwritten. This process was intended to act as a form of insurance for performances, covering losses up to £1000.00. If the show made a profit, the society or production group kept only 25% of the profits, and the society would be obliged to […]

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What a night! The Media Ball 2015…

05 May 2015 » No Comments

Last week we held The Media Ball for 2015; a night that celebrated the great successes of the Union’s four media departments over the last twelve months. The event was held down at the Royal Thai Pier, a swanky venue, for a very swanky night! With a Speakeasy, 1920s theme, the student volunteers that run […]

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Creative Industries gets social!

05 May 2015 » No Comments

The Creative Industries here at SUSU are a pretty innovative bunch, and we’ve finally got around to creating a wonderful Facebook page to celebrate everything we do. Fit with our awesome new brand, the page will share the successes, news and stories from the Union’s Creative Industries groups. To show what a great initiative this […]

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Summer Elections, join the team!

26 April 2015 » No Comments

I know you’re probably bored of all this elections nonsense with the Spring Elections out of the way and the impending General Election, but just hear me out, as there may be something that interests you in this blog. If you missed out on a position in the Autumn and Spring elections you have one […]

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NaSTA 2015 success for SUSUtv

24 April 2015 » No Comments

19 of our students headed all the way up to Preston last month to attend the National Student Television Conference, hosted by LA1:TV and PSTV. Having left Southampton early on the Friday morning they arrived in Preston seven hours later! Now that is dedication to student television. On the Saturday of the conference the group […]

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A SPANCing good time for student journalists

14 April 2015 » No Comments

Please excuse the awful pun in the title, I couldn’t resist it! As you may have guessed, I’m referring to the hilariously named Student Publication Association National Conference (or SPANC for short). This year it was hosted in our very own union here at University of Southampton, bringing SPANC back to it’s roots three years on from […]

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Elections 2015, relive the excitement

19 March 2015 » No Comments

I’ve just about caught my breath after the world-wind that was the Spring Elections 2015, I think I’m still catching up on sleep but we’re powering through. The pinnacle of the Elections period every year is Elections Night Live, and this year it was bigger and better than ever before. Elections Night Live is SUSUtv’s […]

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Become a Union Councillor THIS THURSDAY

18 March 2015 » No Comments

Union Council 5 is THIS THURSDAY. We’ve got a jam packed agenda including a very full ideas session before this that begins at 6pm, with the formal meeting beginning at 7.15pm. The meeting will be held in the Senate Room in Building 37 so if you would like to attend, please just come along. We […]

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The Media Ball is back and the award nominations are open!

17 March 2015 » No Comments

  It’s back. The one you’ve all been waiting for. The Media Ball for 2015. This event celebrates the great work of our media departments over the last year, and in its third year, it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. The nominations for the Media Awards 2015 are now OPEN.The categories are […]

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