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26
Feb

How does the Union voting process work?

In Representation

How does the Union make sure our voting process is fair, and which system do we use? We use the Single Transferable Voting (STV) system, and we will explains how this works below. In our elections, you don’t vote for one person alone, you can rank the candidates in order of your preference. So, the […]

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26
Feb

VP Education takes up new role with the Office for Students

In News

The University of Southampton Students’ Union are pleased to announce that our VP Education Samuel Dedman has been successful in his application to sit on the Office for Students’ Student Panel. This role runs until 28 February 2020, and will be completed alongside Samuel’s duties as VP Education here at Southampton. The Office for Students is […]

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25
Feb

Why should I vote in Union Elections?

In Representation, What's on

It’s that time of year again and our Spring Elections are in full swing, with candidates currently campaigning to win your votes! But why is it important to vote in Union elections? Let us break it down for you… Whoever wins represents you – yes, you! Remember, Sabbatical and Student Officers at the Union represent […]

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21
Feb

Spring Elections Medical Candidates Announced

In News

The candidates for Medical Society President and University Hospital Southampton (UHS) Officer in our Spring Elections 2019 have now been announced… Medical Society PresidentAbdullah KahledDeepika AnbuRaymond Effah UHS OfficerDavid Hendry To find out more about these candidates and why they think you should vote for them, visit: Spring Elections Candidates

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21
Feb

Defend the Crown: Varsity 2019

In What's on

Get ready for Varsity 2019 and help Team Southampton defend the crown on Sunday 24 March. This year Varsity is held at our rival’s campus – the University of Portsmouth. Whether you are competing in Team Southampton or supporting friends and team mates, make sure to buy your ticket and be there to cheer each […]

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20
Feb

Switch off from screens this National Day of Unplugging

In What's on

On Friday 01 March, we will be switching off from our screens and social media to join in with National Day of Unplugging – a ‘communal digital detox’. From the National Day of Unplugging website – “The National Day of Unplugging (NDU) is an annual 24-hour period, of observing a communal digital detox. The NDU […]

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20
Feb

Get your voice heard in UK Parliament

In What's on

Find out how to take action and make an impact on decisions made in the UK Parliament at our workshop. You will discover the tools you can use to influence debates, decisions and legislation. You will also learn how to build effective relationships with MPs and members of the House of Lords. This session is […]

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19
Feb

Celebrate Culture Festival 2019

In What's on

The Union’s Culture Festival is back during 11 – 24 March 2019, with lots of exciting events planned. Why not come along and discover something new? Global Village, Monday 11 March, 11:00 – 15:00, Students’ UnionTake a trip around the World with SUSU’s Cultural Societies and learn something new with free food, activities and games. […]

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18
Feb

Meet the Candidates in our Spring Elections 2019

In News

We are pleased to announce the candidates for our 2019 Sabbatical and Student Officer roles! Take a look at the full list below, and read why you should vote for them over at susu.org/representation/elections-candidates You can also ask our candidates questions at: susu.org/elections/spring-2019/questions Union President George FairweatherEmily HarrisonHenry HillNikhil MukherjeeHenry Oliver-EdwardsAaron Page VP Activities Corin […]

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18
Feb

You Make Change: Avenue Cafe extended opening hours

In News

Good news for our early risers. Thanks to the Union, Avenue Cafe have extended their opening hours. Avenue Cafe now opens from 8am every day. Great success! This win was brought to you from You Make Change. You can submit your own ideas for change by clicking here.

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