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Change in a Teacup – The Social Innovation Café

By Julia Kendal |

Guest blog by Josie Francis, University Social Enterprise Manager On Wednesday afternoon, we held our very first Social Innovation Café at the Nuffield Theatre Kitchen. The café began with a single question – why do we find it so difficult to talk about mental health – and for the hour and a half which followed, groups […]

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Why you should become the next SUSU Ethical and Environmental Officer

By Julia Kendal |

Elections are fast approaching! Southampton University Student’s Union (SUSU) is recruiting for the next Ethical and Environmental (E&E) Officer to join the Senior Leadership Team to start in July 2015. We invited Lydia Butler, the current E&E Officer, to shed some light on the inner workings of this role and show you why you should run for this […]

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Why you should work with Sustainability Action this summer

By Julia Kendal |

We are currently recruiting for a 12-week paid summer internship. If you are a current Southampton student read on about why you should take the time to apply for the post. You’ll earn the Living Wage. Not only do we think it’s important that internships are paid, we ensure that our interns are paid the […]

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Why you should apply for one of our internships

By Julia Kendal |

Sustainability Action is recruiting for three term-time internships in partnership with the Southampton Business Ethics and Environment Students (BEES) programme:  BEES Volunteer Co-ordinator: develop your organisation skills and volunteer knowledge by working within the BEES team to promote volunteer opportunities, help with their training and support their work in organisations. BEES Communications Assistant: support the […]

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A year with Sustainability Action

By Julia Kendal |

Guest blog by Jessica Lobo, Sustainability Action student representative A year on from when I first started working with Sustainability Action and it’s been a fantastic experience, not only for me, but also for the hundreds of students and staff that are involved across the campus in one way or another. From swap shops to […]

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What does Southampton have to offer YOU?

By Julia Kendal |

Calling all potential Freshers!  If you are in need of another reason to come to Southampton – in addition to the fantastic courses, brilliant sunshine and exciting campuses –look no further. We provide innovative and original ways for students to get involved in invaluable developments which address both our environmental impacts and social responsibilities. At […]

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A successful Waste Wars VIII

By Julia Kendal |

Guest blog by SUSU Ethical and Environmental Committee As mentioned in Jessica’s post on Sustainability Week, on the 19th February we had the annual Waste Wars event. This is an audit of waste streams from across the university campuses and halls of residence which is now in its eighth consecutive year. A team of 58 enthusiastic […]

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Internship with Sustainability Action

By Jessica Lobo |

After a very enjoyable 3 months working as an intern with Sustainability Action it is now time for me relinquish my official role as Student Engagement Assistant and become the volunteer student representative on the team. The past 12 weeks have gone incredibly fast, and have seen many exciting plans and projects being developed – […]

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