Tag Archive > advice

Get Smart on Housing!

» 22 August 2012 » 1 Comment

Finding a private rented house during the summer can be tricky indeed but the main thing to remember is to stay calm, don’t rush, and be smart about the choices you make. Here are ten top tips written by the experts in The Advice Centre and if you take them on board, you’ll be fine! […]

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One Down…

» 08 August 2012 » 1 Comment

This is part one of a two blog blockbuster: One Down : Looking at how last years goals panned out in the world of Engagement. One to Go : An outline of initial thoughts at priority goals for Engagement next year.  One Down After being in post for just over a year I thought it was […]

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Let the 2013 Job Hunt Begin!

» 30 July 2012 » 1 Comment

To those of you entering your final year at University, what’s top of your priority list right now? Looking for a summer job? Planning your holiday? Exam re-sits? Or even preparing for next year and your dissertation? You’d be forgiven for looking for a graduate job not being high up there right now; I mean, […]

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Welcome to SUSU, Pre-Sessional Students!

» 23 July 2012 » No Comments

A huge welcome to all of our pre-sessional students! We from the SUSU sabbatical team hope you’re having a brilliant time in England and you’re loving life at the University of Southampton. Just to remind you, there are socials every Friday night, including karaoke, BBQs and much more. Then after that you can look forward […]

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Wonderful Welfare: Get involved, make a difference!

» 11 May 2012 » 1 Comment

This Monday at 2pm in Meeting Room 2 (on Level 1 of SUSU [Building 42]) we’re going to be electing a number of positions on Welfare Committee. Welfare Committee is one of the standing committees where we plan campaigns and events on issues affecting students.  This ranges from supporting students to find private rented accommodation, […]

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Stay Safe

» 09 March 2012 » 4 Comments

In general Southampton is a pretty safe city.  There have, however, been a few incidents recently including sexual assaults on female students.  Therefore I just want to take this opportunity to remind you of some top tips for staying safe in the City. Take the safe route home: Always try to walk home with somebody […]

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Advice Centre Trial at The Union, Winchester

» 09 February 2012 » No Comments

The Advice Centre is an important resource provided by SUSU for all students at The University of Southampton. Located on Level 3 of Building 40 on the Highfield Campus it is not always easily available to Winchester School of Art students. So I have arranged a trial of the Advice Centre in The Union, Winchester […]

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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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Financial Fiasco: Vulture Lending

» 22 December 2011 » No Comments

Back in November I attended a lecture entitled, “Is Vulture lending good for Britain?” It was all about loan companies lending people money and charging ridiculously high interest rates. Some of these companies are targetting students and young people through social media channels.  I hadn’t realised quite how serious the issue was until this lecture […]

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DON’T PANIC, Frankie says relax..

» 09 November 2011 » No Comments

..About your housing. It’s getting to that time of year where flyers and notices will be appearing in your halls of residence and through your front door from a number of letting agencies telling you to start looking for a house for next year.  Many will claim that you ‘NEED TO DO THIS NOW’. Well, […]

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