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Congratulations and Welcome

» 14 August 2014 » No Comments

Congratulations and welcome! The wait is over. You made the grade. Welcome to the University of Southampton. As a student at the University you automatically become a member of SUSU, the University of Southampton Students’ Union. SUSU is run by students for students and we’re here to make sure that your time at University is […]

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#Engage12 – A Warm Welcome

» 26 December 2012 » 1 Comment

. 2- A Warm Welcome . It’s the second day of Christmas and number two on the countdown of successes has to go to our JCR Committees and Freshers Reps who did an outstanding job at welcoming over 4000 students to the University and to becoming a part of the SUSU community. Despite some of the worst weather […]

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#Engage12 – Twelve Days of Christmas

» 25 December 2012 » No Comments

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Twelve Naked Months, Eleven Standing Committees, Ten new JCRs Committees, Nine pairs of performances, Eight new societies (plus 5), Seven Zone Members, Six Student-a-leaders, Five New Websites, Four RAG Raids, Three All Nighters, Two incubator rooms, And a bunfight in a freshers week! […]

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Sports Tasters: try before you buy!

» 28 September 2012 » No Comments

So you’ve almost made it to the end of freshers’ week and I’m sure you have signed up to a million and one student groups at the bunfight. Now the time has come for you to actually get involved! Each year at the end of Freshers’ week SUSU puts on a sports tasters weekend for […]

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Freshers’ in Photos – Part 1

» 26 September 2012 » 1 Comment

Welcome to all our new and returning students at SUSU! Despite the wettest Welcome Weekend in over 7 years, it’s been an incredible Freshers’ so far, and here are just a few photos of what’s been happening. Some have been taken from our lovely professional photos team… and others are just on my ol’ phone, so […]

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SUSUtv Present UK-Wide “FreshersTV” Live from the concourse – Wednesday 6pm

» 18 October 2011 » No Comments

SUSUtv will be hosting FreshersTV from 6pm tonight live from the union concourse. The event is organised by The National Student Television Association (NaSTA), and sees over 20 student television stations from all corners of the country link up for a series of ambitious live items. Presenting from SUSU will be 2010/11 NaSTA Best Male Chris Wells, […]

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Moving in Weekend

» 24 September 2011 » No Comments

We’ve spent months and month preparing for the arrival of all of our new students, and now the day is finally here. This blog post will track what your team of Sabbaticals (the President and Vice Presidents of the Union) get up to during moving in weekend, and hopefully some of the people they meet. Keep […]

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YourJCR and their ‘brand’ new look!

» 12 September 2011 » No Comments

Over the past few weeks I have been working away with the JCR committees in order to plan freshers’ within halls. The JCRs are an elected group of ex-residents who are in place within halls and private rented accommodation in Southampton. Their main responsibility is to run a variety of social events to make everybody’s first year at the University of […]

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Good luck to all prospective SUSU Members!

» 17 August 2011 » 3 Comments

To all those receiving their A-Level results today – good luck! Everyone at SUSU hopes that you all get the results you want – especially if you’re coming here to study as a result! As soon as you’re accepted by the University – you become a member of SUSU, a 25,000 strong Union that represents […]

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