Are you ready for the Spring Elections?

» 30 November 2016 » No Comments

I know it’s only November, but it’s time to get prepared for the upcoming set of elections; these are the big ones – the Spring Elections! For those of you who don’t know, the Spring Elections are when students get to vote in the next Full-Time Officers – who will lead the Union the following […]

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All Student Vote update – Branding…

» 30 November 2016 » 2 Comments

Hey everyone! First of all I must apologise for the length of time it has taken to provide an official update on the outcome of the All Student Vote questions on the Branding. In the 4 weeks after the vote we were busy working on a proposal to take to Trustee Board on how to […]

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The Big Student Groups Survey

» 25 November 2016 » No Comments

This year we are carrying out a big review of how we support student groups here at the Union. As part of that we are carrying out the first of what will be an annual Student Groups survey, and because it’s the first one I’ve decided to name it the Big Student Groups Survey (although it […]

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Campaign for fair tuition fees update – Demonstration THIS SATURDAY!!

» 16 November 2016 » No Comments

Hey everyone, Last month, during the All Student Votes, you were asked to rank four campaigns in order of importance to you. As a student body you told the Union that the campaign for fair tuition fees is most important to you. On Monday, Education Zone met and discussed the results of this, and the […]

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A Halls Related Update…

» 16 November 2016 » No Comments

2 blogs in two weeks – madness, I know! We have so much to update you on when it comes to halls though, so I couldn’t wait! HALLS ELECTIONS We’re so happy to announce that voting is over for Halls Committee elections, and you can find the results here! Thank you so much to everyone […]

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Education Zone First Meeting – Monday 14th!!!

» 09 November 2016 » No Comments

Next Monday marks the first meeting of the Education Zone this year. We’re going to be discussing Tuition Fees, looking back at how the Academic Elections have gone and a whole other host of discussion topics!   Most crucially, we will be electing positions for the Education Zone and the University Senate.   The Education […]

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Halls Committees, Shuttle Buses and the Rest of 2016!

» 08 November 2016 » No Comments

Hi everyone! Somehow this is my first blog (honestly, I don’t know how I’ve managed to avoid it!), but I have so much to update you all on! It’s been a mad few months, with Freshers’, Black History Month and Autumn Elections, as well as all of the day-to-day work that comes with representing student […]

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#SotonFreshers – been there, done that, got the t-shirt…

» 21 October 2016 » 1 Comment

So sadly Freshers’ 2016 has come to an end, but what a great three weeks it was! I just thought I’d some up some of my favourite moments and take some time to thank some of the amazing people that made it all happen. This Freshers’ has been the liveliest and most exciting one that […]

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Returning Officer Statement of Results

» 18 October 2016 » No Comments

As Returning Officer for the Autumn 2016 All Student Vote, I hereby give notice of the following results: Quoracy: 10% of student population, calculated from December 2015 figure (22,834) = 2,283   Do you prefer the name SUSU or Union Southampton (Us.)? Votes Cast: 4735 SUSU received 3328 votes (70%) Union Southampton (Us.) received 1407 votes […]

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Arts Ambassadors are coming to Southampton!

» 17 October 2016 » No Comments

This year we are working with the University on an exciting initiative for anyone interested in the Arts and Creative Industries. ‘Arts Ambassadors’ is a scheme launching in November that will consist of a team of students who will deliver, promote, and champion all of the arts that the Union and the University has to […]

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