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Hi SUSU!

» 06 August 2014 » No Comments

Hi all, my name is Katie, your new VP Sports Development! This blog is an update on my first month to keep you all in the loop of what’s going on within SUSU and the Southampton sports world. First few weeks The first two weeks of my time in office were spent at conferences. The […]

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Biggest Zone Budget Ever & Team Southampton Back in The Top 20 of BUCS!

» 21 June 2014 » 2 Comments

Top 20 BUCS Position Part of the Team Southampton project was to improve the performance of our Sports Clubs.  This year we have expanded the support given to our most able teams by increasing the number of teams on the Focus Sports Programme – giving our teams the physical edge! We also wanted to ensure […]

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How has sport affected your University experience?

» 18 June 2012 » No Comments

Any student that has been a part of any extracurricular activity on top of their degree studies often says that it has been an essential part of their University experience and sport is no different. Many students benefit from the different things that joining a sports club offers whether it be performance related benefits like […]

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An amazing hockey season!!!

» 27 March 2012 » No Comments

The 1st XI ladies hockey team have deservedly finished their season as league and now cup champions following their cup final win against Cardiff on Wednesday. Lauren Urch the hockey club secretary writes: “SULHC 1st XI went into their final game of the season knowing the league title was already theirs, having finished 3 points […]

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And the war continues!

» 02 March 2012 » No Comments

That’s Right, Varsity is right around the corner, in fact it’s this Sunday 4th March. Varsity is the biggest sporting event in the AU calendar and it’s a day when our rivals, Portsmouth, send their sports clubs in their masses to Southampton and we battle it out to see, which University has the best sports […]

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Wessex walk on water all weekend at the BUCS nationals

» 21 March 2011 » No Comments

Ultimate Frisbee, Rifle, Trampoline, ladies volleyball and I venture up to Sheffield for the premier weekend of higher education sport in the UK, while Lifesaving and Cheerleading showcase their talents elsewhere When I talked to my dad earlier in the week I had to explain to him, a lifelong devout rugby player, coach and official […]

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The Loughborough ‘Problem’ in British Sport

» 25 February 2011 » 3 Comments

Elite is a difficult term to define when considering it in a sporting context. It is easy to consider a gold medal winner in the Olympics and elite athlete, a world record holder or a premiership rugby or Super League netball player to be at the top of their game. However, at University in the […]

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Union Council 25/10/10 Sabb Reports: Athletic Union President Teddy Wilkes

» 17 November 2010 » No Comments

Being a Sabb is a weird job – you’re not quite a student, but you kinda are, you pay council tax but still live with your University flatmates; damp and spiders, and on a Wednesday you still go out but now you have to get up to be in the office for 9 (OK 9.30). […]

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Looking into BUCS annual review 2009/2010

» 27 October 2010 » No Comments

BUCS (British University and Colleges Sport) seemingly has a way of putting you at ease during a turbulent time. It very easily paints a picture of a bright picture of the future of Sport in Higher Education in the UK; but is it misleading information – simply a red herring in a greater scheme, or […]

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Teddy’s thoughts!

» 08 October 2010 » 1 Comment

Being a Sabb is a weird job – you’re not quite a student, but you kinda are, you pay council tax but still live with your Uni flatmates; damp and spiders, and on a Wednesday you still go out but now you have to get up to be in the office for 9 (OK 9.30). […]

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