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What was that about winter graduation?

» 29 June 2016 » No Comments

In the past month I’ve been working on ensuring that all students can graduate at a time that suits them and I’m pleased to say that I’ve had some success! Earlier this year I released a survey to find out if you want to graduate in December. Some students are allowed to graduate in December, whereas […]

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Let us know when you want to graduate

» 23 May 2016 » 4 Comments

Earlier this year I released a survey to find out if you want to graduate in December. Some students are allowed to graduate in December, whereas others only get the option of graduating in July. You can read my previous blog here. At the Union’s AGM on Wednesday 11th June a policy was passed to […]

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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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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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51 Weeks Down…1 To Go

» 21 June 2014 » No Comments

So with handover week next week, and therefore only one week left of my term, it has now been 51 weeks since I started as your first ever VP Student Communities. I will take away some great memories of the past year, and here are a few highlights of my year in office.   Restructured […]

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Your next VP Student Communities!

» 13 June 2014 » No Comments

Over the past week we’ve been holding our by-election for VP Student Communities after the decision of Oli Coles to not take up his second term next year. Running right at the end of term isn’t easy, but we had 8 excellent candidates nominate themselves and step forward to run for this position. The remit […]

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Do You Want To Be A Fresher Rep?

» 31 March 2014 » 4 Comments

Fresher Reps are students who work with the JCR to help welcome new students to the University. They are hard working, committed and personable individuals, who enjoy meeting new people, and who want to help create the best welcome experience that they possibly can. This year, SUSU has created two different Rep positions for 2014: […]

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Extending SUSU’s Opening Hours for Postgraduates

» 11 March 2014 » 5 Comments

Over Christmas, I got some clear feedback from Postgraduate students that they wanted a few key changes to our opening hours of SUSU venues over the vacation periods… so that’s exactly what we’ve done! Unlike most undergraduate students, postgraduates will often be working for the same hours over Easter, and so still need places to […]

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Do Sabbs Actually Do Anything? – VP Student Communities

» 28 January 2014 » No Comments

I’ve been your VP Student Communities for six months now, although it seems much shorter! It’s been a great journey so far, and I’ve enjoyed working on loads of different and varied projects, including Freshers,  the new space at Winchester and fixing International fees to name just a few. This blog should hopefully give you […]

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