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Our house, in the middle of Portswood…

» 01 February 2016 » No Comments

Finding a house close enough to the social epicentre of Southampton (Bevois Valley, obviously) but not too far from your 9am lecture the next morning isn’t easy. From mould to dodgy contracts, deposit protection to an infestation of slugs, looking for accommodation can seem like a minefield – but we’re here to help!   Come along […]

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You Are More Than… January 2016

» 04 January 2016 » No Comments

Your degree. Your thesis. Your portfolio. Your placement. Whoever you are, whatever you’re studying, we’re here for you.   Our programme of activities for January has now finished, so we’re going to be taking a good look at what went well and what we can improve for You Are More Than’s return in the summer! […]

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Deck the Halls (of Residence)

» 22 December 2015 » No Comments

If you’re in Southampton over the holiday then you’re warmly invited to the Residences Support team’s free events and activities in halls! All students are welcome to attend, whether you live in halls or not.   Christmas Day  – 25th December (Glen Eyre, Wessex Lane, Archers Road, Erasmus Park and Mayflower) Traditional Christmas food (including […]

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Dynamic Lettings: Important Information

» 16 December 2015 » No Comments

We have recently learnt that Dynamic Lettings Limited have applied to be dissolved as a company (you can view the Companies House notice here). If you live in a property rented from or managed by Dynamic Lettings we advise you to contact them and your landlord to ask what position that leaves you in, in […]

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Don’t Rush to Rent – know your rights before you sign

» 17 November 2015 » No Comments

SPOTTED: letting agents stuffing flyers under flat doors, ‘to let’ boards all over the place and dodgy assurances that ‘all the good houses go quickly!’… There are plenty of myths about student housing in Southampton – here are a few of them busted.   **Look out for the Housing Week at the beginning of February […]

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Should we have a 24 hour library?

» 16 October 2015 » 5 Comments

Earlier this term the University approved a plan to implement year-round 24 hour opening of Hartley Library, starting on 2nd November 2015 until 5th June 2016. This was done without student consultation or consideration of student welfare. This is in response to the over-recruitment of new students which has led to a strain on University facilities […]

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Worried about coming to uni? Don’t be!

» 25 August 2015 » No Comments

Coming to uni is one of the biggest things you’ll ever do. It’s going to be fun, exciting but also pretty nerve-racking. It’s completely normal to feel nervous, anxious and unsure of what to do. You’ll probably find most people feel exactly the same as you!   There are always loads of burning questions you […]

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My final goodbyes to SUSU

» 24 June 2014 » 4 Comments

After a whole year as your SUSU President, another as VP Communications, another as Surge Radio Station Manager, another as Surge Programme Controller, and one as a keeno Fresher… it’s FINALLY time for me to leave SUSU. I’ve had an amazing time as President working to help improve the lives of students at this University, […]

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Another increase of £3 million in bursaries!

» 27 May 2014 » No Comments

I’m overwhelmed and delighted to announce that thanks to lobbying efforts on behalf of SUSU, in the academic year 2014/15, students could receive over £5 million in bursaries! A possible increase of over £3 million on this year, which was already a large increase on previous years! This is a huge step forward towards ensuring that […]

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£2 million going directly to students’ pockets!

» 04 April 2014 » No Comments

The University and SUSU have made a great step towards financially supporting students who need it most, by putting £2.2 million of bursaries into students pockets this year! … and there’s room to double that for future years! Each year, SUSU gets to work with some fantastic staff over at the University of Southampton to […]

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