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Campaigning begins in SUSU elections, TDB analyses the manifestos

February 24, 2011 by


Campaigning has begun for Southampton University Student Union’s (SUSU) annual election, with a wide slate of candidates running. Blowhole reporter Mike Gecko takes you through some of the main manifesto points and where the Union could do better. Thirty candidates have stepped forward for the 10+ positions, with eight running for the President role. Most […]

SUSU’s members vote 2-to-1 to remain unaffilliated to the NUS

December 4, 2010 by


Students at the University of Southampton have voted 2 to 1 in favour of their Student Union (SUSU) remaining unaffilliated to the National Union of Students (NUS).  Over 3000 of SUSU’s members voted in the referendum which was heavily fought over during the last week (w/b 29.11.10), as well the process itself being criticised by […]

Campaigning begins in SUSU’s hotly contested NUS Referendum

November 27, 2010 by


Campaigning began yesterday (Fri 26/11/10) on the hotly contested and controversial NUS referendum at Southampton University Student’s Union (SUSU), which will decide whether SUSU should reaffilliate to the National Union of Students or stay out. SUSU disaffiliated from the NUS in 2002 after a narrow vote in their AGM, having had a referendum in 1999 […]