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Sasha
"Hi, I’m Sasha and I’m your Vice President Academic Affairs for 2012-13. I’m here to ensure the University provides you with best education possible by being in constant contact with the University’s key Education staff members. If you are having any issues with your course, myself and the Academic Representatives are the people to go to!"
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How are you being represented this month?

26 November 2012 » No Comments

Summary Earlier this year, we introduced a new method for Course Reps to record and report issues affecting you, so that we can more easily be aware of the issues impacting you on your course and can as a result spot trends across the University earlier – and fix them sooner. I use this information […]

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Destined to revise on the floor? Maybe not…

08 January 2012 » 7 Comments

In my last blog, I gave you some tips for revision – and since then, we’ve updated our Education page on the SUSU website to give you a whole list of useful resources for you to use, covering essay writing, revision, dissertations and reading tips, so check them out! But there’s still one problem – […]

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Ready, Set, Revise!…

28 December 2011 » No Comments

REMINDER – IT DOWNTIME 3rd-6th JANUARY! Exams can be stressful, there’s little hiding away from that – it’s the culmination of what you’ve learned over the past 15 weeks, and will probably make up a large portion of your mark for the term, so you might feel there’s a lot of pressure. Well, try to […]

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Remember – 5 Days to Go!

28 December 2011 » No Comments

Ok – so it might seem like I’ve completely missed the Christmas boat or that I might not be able to count to New Years – but I’m thinking something which will seem much less exciting but probably much more important: the IT downtime. From the 3rd of January until the 6th, IT systems in […]

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Deadline Extensions!

02 December 2011 » 4 Comments

For every assignment being handed in during January 2012 – every student now has an extra 4 working days to complete their work. From 3rd-6th January, the University has to shut down the majority of its IT services in order to carry out vital upgrades, meaning that for the 4 days, you will not have […]

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Friday 18th: Willetts comes to Southampton

17 November 2011 » No Comments

This Friday, David Willetts, the Government Minister of State for Universities and Science, is coming to Southampton University to take part in a special debate alongside Southampton Test Labour MP, Alan Whitehead – and you can come along to watch (and challenge!) him as he debates the  current changes being made to Higher Education. The […]

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University Life – Have Your Say!

16 November 2011 » 2 Comments

As a Russell Group University – as a Research-led University – it’s important that the University is continuously researching not just across the academic spectrum – but researching itself as well. As  result, you now have the opportunity to have your say on what you think about your University experience – just go to your […]

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A Call to Arms – Use your Voice!

10 November 2011 » 3 Comments

Almost a year on from the “Demolition” marches of last year – SUSU peacefully marched again in protest against the cuts and changes being made to Higher Education by the Coalition Government. Having sent a coach of SUSU students to London, who joined up with thousands of other protesters, students and workers from all over […]

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Make a Difference, Become a Course Rep

27 October 2011 » No Comments

Student representation is a core element of your University experience; without the student voice influencing University decisions, many of the decisions made would not be with the students’ best interests at heart – meaning a lot of what the University provided would not be relevant to you. Overall, the University here at Southampton is very […]

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Curriculum Innovation – Broaden Your Horizons!

19 October 2011 » No Comments

Ever wanted to explore things outside of your area of study? Or perhaps wanted to contextualise global issues from your course’s perspective? Or even learn a language? Well, tomorrow you will have the opportunity to see the future of education here at Southampton – at the Curriculum Innovation Fair in the Hartley Suite behind the […]

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