30
Jan

Could you be the next VP Communities, VP Sports or VP DCI?

In last week’s blog we gave you some more information about the VP Engagement and VP Education roles. Today we’re rounding it off with some information about the roles of VP Communities, VP Sports and VP Democracy and Creative Industries (DCI). VP Communities Passionate about inclusivity? Interested in different cultures?  Working with the Student Communities […]

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29
Jan

Refreshers Bloc Party cancelled

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances out of our control, Bloc Party has been cancelled this evening. We want to make up for this, so anyone who has bought a Party Pass wristband or individual Bloc Party wristband can claim £10 in Vouchers to use in The Stag’s giving you £5 extra value. They can be used […]

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29
Jan

How are we doing?

As a student at the University of Southampton, you’re automatically a member of the Students’ Union. We’re here to represent your academic interests and make your university experience as fun as possible! We want to hear how we are doing with the support we offer, academic representation, our places and more. Please take a couple of minutes to […]

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25
Jan

Refreshers’ 2018: Party Pass and Ticket collection

The end of exams is in sight which means only one thing… Refreshers’ 2018! Exam and hand-in season is so close finally drawing to an end which means only one thing… bring on Refreshers’ 2018! Now that you’ve got your Party Pass and tickets, you’re one step closer to unforgettable parties at the Students’ Union […]

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24
Jan

Could you be next VP Engagement or VP Education?

Becoming a Full-Time Officer is a unique way to develop your strengths and abilities, and you’ll gain skills in a range of areas including: leadership, project and events management, negotiation, public speaking and budgeting. In yesterday’s blog we explored the roles of Union President and VP Welfare. Today it’s time to find out a bit […]

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23
Jan

Could you be the next President or VP Welfare?

Nominations for our Spring Elections are well underway, but there’s still time to put yourself forward to become a Full-Time Officer (also known as Sabbatical Officer). These are paid positions, with a competitive starting salary of £20,989. These roles are perfect for those of you graduating this year (or for anyone willing to take a […]

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23
Jan

Breastfeeding at the Union: an update!

Hey there, it’s Arun Aggarwal, Vice President Student Communities for 2017/18. I wanted to take a moment to give a quick update about You Make Change, and the Union’s policy on breastfeeding on our campuses. Before the Christmas holidays, we received a You Make Change submission regarding breastfeeding facilities across our campuses – specifically Highfield. […]

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19
Jan

Whole Lotta Love! Led Zeppelin Charity Showcase – Friday 09 February 2018

Did you know rock royalty once took to the stage at the University of Southampton Students’ Union? 45 years ago, Led Zeppelin performed in Garden Court and we are celebrating this anniversary with a brilliant Charity Showcase! Led Zeppelin performed a one-off gig at the Union in 1973 especially to gain an audible recording and […]

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17
Jan

Shoebox Appeal: How your donations have helped

Throughout December 2017 we ran our annual Shoe Box Appeal in association with our Homed society. We received a fantastic 53 boxes of essential items, toiletries and gifts, which were donated to Two Saints Day Centre, an organisation who support the homeless in Southampton. You may wonder exactly how our donations contribute to the important work […]

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11
Jan

You Are More Than Your Studies…

Remember, you are more than your studies. As the Semester One exam period is fast approaching, we’re pleased to announce the return of the Union’s You Are More Than campaign, supporting each and every student with a range of study spaces in the Union, events and activities. It’s important to take a break and relax […]

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