Reducing drug related litter in our city

Since October last year, Southampton City Council has been looking into how to reduce drug related litter in the city with a focus on keeping the community safe. This comes after there were 7,567 items of drug related litter found across the city in 2016/17, 95% of which were in the city centre. This has … Continue reading Reducing drug related litter in our city

Women and The Right to Vote in The Spark

They say that a picture speaks a thousand words, but how many words can we use to describe one of the most progressive and important moves made in history towards women’s rights? This morning students and staff members of Southampton Solent University gathered in their masses to take a commemorative photo to celebrate 100 years … Continue reading Women and The Right to Vote in The Spark

Millennials look to teaching for a stable career

New research released by Censuswide shows that millennials, the newest entrants to the job market, are looking for personal fulfilment in their careers with 50% of them wanting to feel that their job is worthwhile. Around three quarters, 76%, of students and recent graduates in Southampton feel that emotional rewards in their future career are … Continue reading Millennials look to teaching for a stable career

Megan Maddex steps down as SU President

Southampton Solent Student Union President Megan Maddex released a statement last week, notifying the University and Students of her resignation after 18 months in office. Maddex, as SU President, acts as the primary spokesperson for the Students’ Union and Chair of the Board of Trustees and ultimately aims to enhance students’ experiences within the Union … Continue reading Megan Maddex steps down as SU President

Sonar TV to produce sitcom based on Student Life

I had the great opportunity to speak to Film and TV Production student, James Court, who is the writer and show-runner of one of Sonar TV's latest projects - Overdraft. The life of the student is a mad one. We stumble around our campus going between uni assignments and our social lives. Finding a healthy work-life … Continue reading Sonar TV to produce sitcom based on Student Life

Solent SU elects officers for 2017/2018!

You have chosen your Sabbatical Officers for the upcoming academic year! The race to be a sabbatical officer this year saw eleven candidates take part and campaign to be in office for the next academic year. The winners of the election are... SU President: Megan Maddex VP Welfare and Community: Hanna Head VP Education: Lewis Cleminson VP Employability … Continue reading Solent SU elects officers for 2017/2018!