Naomi Oiku - SU President 2014-15

Students Union sets up petition to stop paying for graduation gowns

By Tamsin Fewkes (@TamsinFewkes), Alannah Crouch (@alannah_crouch) and Rosie Melville (@Rolosmelville) A PETITION has been set up in the SU for students who don’t want to pay for graduation gown charges. The petition has been set up by SU President Naomi Oiku, requesting that students stop

MMJ Radio Podcast

Podcast: Does Christmas Arrive Too Early?

CHRISTMAS ads are all over TV, shops have stocked up on Christmas jumpers and the Christmas market has arrived in Southampton.  But when is it acceptable to start celebrating Christmas? Dale Hurst (@DMHurst93) and Megan Manneh (@meganmanneh) discuss in todays podcast.

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Badminton men’s match between SSU and Southampton University

Badminton has overtaken tennis to become Britain’s favourite racket sport. Around four million people play the game and that number’s growing. In Southampton both the universities have popular badminton teams and yesterday they played a match at the Saint Mary’s sport centre. Alba Asenjo reports.

Shane Dickson

Profile: Shane Dickson

By Tamsin Fewkes (@TamsinFewkes) Shane Dickson lost his wife Rosemary to Motor Neurone Disease last year. He gave Solent News an exclusive interview on his loss.

The Chantry Student Residence sign, angled so the building is in view

Are Solent Students Paying Too Much For Halls?

By Rhiannon Lucas (@RhiLucas), Leah Marten (@leahmarten), Callum Fyfe (@cfyfe411) and Chris Milligan (@C_J_MILLIGAN) STUDENTS in Southampton have spoken out against the prices they are being made to pay for accommodation in the ‘University of Southampton’s most recent Mayflower halls. The £70million establishment is still unfinished