Tag Archive > Trustee Board

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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What’s been given out at the Innovations Fund?

» 30 May 2014 » No Comments

Earlier this year, at the Trustee Board, SUSU put aside £25,000 to help fund exciting new projects / activities that could help benefit of our students. This blog goes through the four projects so far that we have funded. A SUSUPA Dance Trophy Cabinet – £550 Sammi Gardiner the Performing Arts Dance Rep said: “SUSUPA Dance […]

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Launch of ‘£s back to you’ Campaign

» 19 May 2014 » No Comments

When students spend more money in SUSU’s commerical services, your union is able to invest more back in the areas that directly benefit students. This year we’ve seen an increase in turnover for our commercial areas of roughly £150,000 – this is due to more students using SUSU’s facilities on a day-to-day basis. At the start […]

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Still Looking for a Grad Ball ticket?

» 31 March 2014 » 12 Comments

Are you still interested in picking up a ticket for the 2014 Graduation Ball? If so, here’s your chance! If not, try this. This year, Grad Ball tickets flew off the internet shelves, out-selling targets with over 100 more tickets than previous years and in 1/5 of the time! General release of sales closed on Sunday […]

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Do Sabbs Actually Do Anything? – Union President

» 31 January 2014 » 3 Comments

I have had such an incredible time so far this year, getting to work with SUSU and University staff, hundreds of student volunteers and the rest of the Sabb team (you can read their mid-year blogs here – Beckie, Dave Martin, Claire, Evan, Oli, David MW) on topics that I really care about… and hopefully […]

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Don’t Limit Yourself – Funding Opportunities

» 11 December 2013 » 3 Comments

What difference could you make with an extra £200? How about £20,000? Right now… have a think about what extra things you could do with that money to make your area of passion better at Southampton. When I was running to be SUSU President, part of my manifesto was around helping students (whether they are […]

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Who wants to run the Grad Ball?

» 15 November 2013 » 5 Comments

  “The term Grad Ball is derived from ancient Rome where pupils could only officially complete their education and graduate if they had become strong enough to lift a massive spherical object atop their library.” – … …Said no one ever. The Grad Ball is obviously the biggest event of the year where graduating students […]

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What is the SUSU Master Plan?

» 07 November 2013 » No Comments

 Some students will have heard of the term ‘SUSU Master Plan’, some will not have. Either way, I thought that it’d be best to explain what it is in an open place like this, so more students can get involved with… THE NEXT STEP! So essentially, the SUSU Master Plan was a project started by […]

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Ending Student Poverty

» 01 November 2013 » 24 Comments

I believe that no student should ever have financial difficulties hold them back from getting an education And yet… it happens all the time. Many students run to the edge of their over-draft… compete fiercely to get more and more hours in their part-time job… get stressed and insecure about this financial pressure… most worry […]

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Pulse Flatlines

» 22 October 2013 » 3 Comments

  Hey everyone, I’ve got some ‘exciting’ news. SUSU shall no longer be running our weekly club night, Pulse. Over the summer, a number of students came together to plan and create a high quality night for students – working with staff, it saw a significant revamp of SUSU’s night club space and strong door […]

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