Tag Archive > Student Life

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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What do you care about?

» 12 October 2015 » No Comments

Are you that person always bugging your friends to recycle their rubbish? That person on social media letting your friends know what’s happening in the world? Joined a load of societies who all want to make the world a better place? Become a Campaign Coordinator and make change in your University and Students’ Union!   […]

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Look after yourself!

» 19 September 2015 » No Comments

There’s so much to think about when you come to uni, but there are some key things you should know about staying safe, well and healthy. It’s not the most fun topic, but this stuff’s important.   Getting home from campus In the library at midnight rushing to finish off that essay the night before […]

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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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Welcome from Welfare!

» 11 August 2015 » No Comments

Hi, I’m Sam Bailey, your Vice-President Welfare for the next year. I graduated this summer in BSc Zoology, and have been involved in the LGBT Society, the Wessex Scene as well as a student leader in SUSU. I look after some really important aspects of your life as a student, such as housing, wellbeing and […]

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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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