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It’s that time of year…again!

» 18 April 2016 » No Comments

Welcome back to the first day of Summer term! We all know that means: deadlines, revision, exams, dissertation, a whole load of stress and no space in the library ūüôĀ BUT never fear as these top tips and links should help you out just a little bit (apologies, we can’t do the work for you):- […]

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PGR students – do you teach too?

» 18 March 2016 » No Comments

The Students’ Union is conducting a survey for all Postgraduate Research Students between 18th March and 10th April, with a chance of winning one of 2 sets of ¬£50 West Quay vouchers. We want to find out what the real experience of our PGR students is like – whether you teach or not we’d love […]

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Get it done!

» 14 March 2016 » No Comments

Finalists – we want to hear from you. Yes, you’re probably sick of hearing about it and, yes, you’ve most likely got your dissertation due soon but if you take 5-10mins of your time now it can save you a whole lot of time over the next few weeks! You’ve probably guessed it, but it’s […]

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Recorded Lectures – what now?

» 11 March 2016 » No Comments

So now all the elections hubbub has died down, it’s time to shout about what next with recorded lectures. I had my meeting with the Vice Chancellor and it was really positive, we talked about the need for recorded lectures and also what the potential complications are of them: what software to use, is it […]

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Academic Awards 2016

» 24 February 2016 » No Comments

It’s coming up to that time of year once more: awards season is coming and we’re kicking it off with the Academic Awards 2016! This year we’ve merged the awards for your Academic Representatives and the Excellence in Teaching Awards so they’re both bigger and better than ever before. For the event to be an […]

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Results are coming!

» 17 February 2016 » No Comments

As most of you will be aware, Semester 1 results will be released tomorrow (on Thursday 18th February).¬†Your marks will be sent to your¬†University of Southampton email account, during the morning. ¬†Your marks will also appear on Self Service Banner, accessed from your SUSSED account, via the ‘My Student Record’ icon from 12 noon. ¬†We’re […]

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Present your research!

» 15 February 2016 » No Comments

Are you a final year Undergraduate? On Friday 15th April 2016, the University of Southampton will be hosting the UKs First International Student Sustainability Research Symposium. This event will be exhibiting excellence in undergraduate research, giving you the opportunity to present your work at an International Research Symposium. We are therefore looking for innovative undergraduate […]

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When do you want to graduate?

» 11 February 2016 » 18 Comments

Are you considering doing a Postgraduate degree? Are you currently doing a Postgraduate degree? If yes, then I want to hear from you! Currently, there are two sets of graduation: Summer (July) and Winter (December) – but these options aren’t available to everyone. Different faculties decide when they want to hold graduation ceremonies, most are […]

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Mature Students: let me know about your university experience

» 08 February 2016 » No Comments

Recently, I was approached about a negative student experience from a mature students solely due to the fact that they are a mature student. The concerns Mature students in some faculties have an amazing experience and are welcomed and encouraged as much as the ‘average’ student. However,¬†having spoken to President of the Mature Society, I […]

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PGRs – we want your views!

» 04 February 2016 » No Comments

This year the Union has started a project in partnership with the University to look into the support available for and the wellbeing of Postgraduate Research students on all campuses in all subject areas.¬†We want to talk to PGRs about the things that cause you to feel stressed, about where you go for support and […]

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