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04
Dec

Over £300 raised in MindSoc and Hillwalking Club’s Santa Hillwalk

Mind Society’s annual walk with the Hill Walking Club has so far raised an incredible £308 for charity. The annual walk sees Mind Society and the Hillwalking Club come together with volunteers to walk all the way to Winchester from Southampton dressed in their best Christmas attire. This year proceeds from the walk will be […]

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03
Dec

Women in Sport Week: Laura’s Story

This week is Women in Sport Week, an annual week with free sports taster sessions, guest speakers and sport challenges to break down barriers, challenge gender stereotypes and celebrate our amazing women in sport. This is Laura’s story.  Laura’s first taste of martial arts was in her local karate hall in rural Essex where there was […]

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03
Dec

Try free sports this Women In Sport Week!

This week it’s Women in Sport week here at the Students’ Union. Celebrating by joining in with free taster sessions, guest speakers and sports challenges. Together we will challenge gender stereotypes around sports, break down barriers and show that #SotonGirlsCan! All events for Women in Sport Week are completely free and open for everyone to attend! […]

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02
Dec

SCA and SUSU launch Sexual Assault Survey

*Content Warning: Mention of sexual assault and rape* The Sexual Consent Awareness (SCA) society alongside SUSU, have recently launched a university wide survey to better understand sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape at the University. The anonymous questionnaire looks to explore the need for “more adequate policies against sexual assault for students, more accessible support systems […]

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01
Dec

Receive £500 from The Union Enterprise Fund

Do you have an original idea, event, or project that just needs some from funding? 💰 The Students’ Union has created a funding opportunity for entrepreneurial and innovative students to help you on your way to making your dream a reality. The Union Enterprise Fund means you could receive up to £500. Previous winner Paul Musa […]

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30
Nov

Outcomes from the Making Change Summit + AGM

On Thursday 29 November 2018 we held our first Making Change Summit of the academic year, and our Annual General Meeting (AGM). Our AGM is a legally required meeting to approve the accounts for the Students’ Union, appoint the auditors and consider other governance matters. It requires 250 students to have registered a proxy vote […]

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30
Nov

Holiday Food Drive: One CAN Make a Difference!

What is the Students’ Union Food Drive? Hi everyone, it’s Charlotte, your Community and Volunteering Officer for 2018/19! I’m here to announce a project I have been working on with the External Engagement team and the Students’ Union to help support the local community over the holidays. From now until Tuesday 18 December, there is a […]

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29
Nov

VP Student Communities: Postgraduate Experience

Hello! My name is Emily Harrison and I am your VP Student Communities for 2018/19. As part of my role, I oversee the representation and support of Postgraduate students. However, I do not do this alone! We also have elected PGR reps and a Postgraduate Committee who help provide feedback about what students want and […]

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29
Nov

Ice Rink Coming to SUSU Redbrick

An ice-skating rink is coming to SUSU’s Redbrick.  The ice rink will be open on the Redbrick from Tuesday 04 December through to Saturday 08 December and also available throughout the evening at The Christmas Ball. Sessions will be 45 minutes long and will run from: 14:00 to 21:00 Tuesday-Friday and 12:00 to 18:00 Saturday. Sessions cost £4.50 […]

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28
Nov

Change Summit + AGM: What’s it all about?

On Thursday 29 November 2018, the Union will be holding a Making Change Summit and the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Students’ Union. This event will be held in the Café on Level 3 of Building 42, Highfield Campus from 14:00 onwards. Your attendance and contribution will help to directly shape the work that […]

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