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SUSU AGM – The Decisions & Chair Election

» 02 May 2012 » 3 Comments

This years union AGM took place this afternoon at 1 o’clock  in the Union Cinema. As well as receiving the unions accounts, the annual report and electing the new chair, there were three motions up for debate including one amendment. Chair Of Council  I am pleased to announce that James O’ Mahony is duly elected as chair of Council with 33 Votes […]

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SUSU AGM – Ideas Session drop in Thursday 11am – 3pm

» 18 April 2012 » 3 Comments

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of your Students’ Union will be taking place on Wednesday 2nd May at 1pm in the union cinema. The AGM (Annual General Meeting) is the one time in the year when every student gets a vote on the big issues about how the Union is run and what is going […]

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What’s happening at Union Council Today

» 12 March 2012 » No Comments

The 5th Union Council of the year is taking place in the cube at 5pm today. Council is where the sabbaticals and other officers of the union are held to account and where the big policies of the union are debated and discussed. The papers can be found here, the main points of discussion are […]

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Know Someone Who Would Be Good At Leading Your Union?

» 01 February 2012 » 6 Comments

This years Sabbatical Officer and Trustee elections are right around the corner. In fact nominations open on Monday 6th! The sabbatical officers are 6 elected paid full time officers who run SUSU on a day to day basis. My personal experience has taught me it is a demanding but extreamly rewarding role and I would […]

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How Can SUSU Make Life Better For You?

» 23 January 2012 » 5 Comments

  SUSU exists to represent every student. So we want to hear your ideas on how to make your life better. You may want SUSU to lobby the University to change something about your course. It could be that you want SUSU to fund the Societies more. You may even want SUSU to protest on a national […]

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SUSU Media – What Rules Should They Follow? Where Is The Line They Must Not Cross?

» 14 December 2011 » 1 Comment

SUSU has four media departments; Surge Radio, SUSUtv, Wessex Scene (news magazine), & The Edge (entertainment magazine). They do great work and provide a great experience for the students involved but also help to build up a community between all students at the University. In the past however there has tensions between union officers and […]

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Union Council 21st Nov – The Decisions Taken

» 28 November 2011 » No Comments

On Monday 21st November the second Union Council of the year (and the first adopting the new system) was held in the cube. Council is where the highest decisions of the Union are made by elected students, and was split into three sections for the first time, an informal ideas discussion, a policy debate and […]

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Union Council: Have your Say! What do you feel SUSU should be doing on your behalf?

» 11 November 2011 » No Comments

Aside from the important role of ensuring students have a good time whilst they are at Uni, SUSU also exists to bring about change on behalf of all students; we have policy on a whole array of issues SUSU lobbies on and have a successful track record, you can see all the policies that your […]

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Spit or Swallow?

» 24 October 2011 » No Comments

Last weekend Joe Mclo and I had the pleasure to be invited to attend and speak at the National Marrow AGM, held this year in Southampton. This was a certainly a weekend that left me wanting to spit, not swallow. Marrow is the student branch of Anthony Nolan, they are the UK’s most successful stem cell register. Essentially they have […]

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E+D Forum – HELP ME!

» 21 October 2011 » No Comments

Rather than have another SUSU committee which requires rules and regulations and all that boring stuff, the maintenance of equality and diversity this year will be devised by myself and by a team of people I will be calling a ‘forum’. It won’t be a formal meeting, but something more casual, a place to chuck […]

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