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OCT 2012

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#BUARRIVALS You came, you danced, you hashtagged – you conquered! SUBU is still reeling from the best arrivals period ever as we welcomed over 4000 of you to BU – and not forgetting all our returning students who got stuck in and got 2012/13 off to an electric start. In an exciting first, hundreds of you used #buarrivals to tweet and instagram your arrivals journey. From packed car-boots to party shenanigans, you showed us the arrivals experience through your eyes – and what a journey. Keep adding your pics. It’s your hashtag, your community. Congratulations to Jonathan Heard who won a digital Polaroid camera for his mash-up of arrivals scenes. Over the two weeks SUBU were really impressed with your open-minded, get stuck in attitude and energy around campus – long may it continue! From our yellow shirted welcome crew, to all of you wristband wearing explorers, thank

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you for the biggest and best arrivals ever! So term 1 is well underway, and we hope you are enjoying the new BU courtyard (semi-circle to the 2nd years and above!) new facilities at sportBU, and the brand new bus cards – if you are not, let us know. As well as bringing you Nerve media, Clubs and Societies, Rag, Volunteering, Advice and Student Reps, we work to make sure you have the best BU experience possible. SUBU are separate to BU, and whilst most of the time we work positively and collaboratively with them, we also work to represent all our students nationally and locally on the issues that affect you. So don’t be a stranger! ? SUBU Talbot Campus Above Dylans Bar Poole House Atrium

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WELCOME TO SUBURBIA... Hello! Welcome to the community that is SUBUrbia - well SUBU to be exact. That stands for ‘Students’ Union Bournemouth University’ and this is your monthly paper to keep you up to date with all the latest SUBU happenings. From gigs at The Old Fire Station, to the latest feedback from your Student Reps this is where you will find it. It’s your paper so we want you in it. If you have a story or event email sumedia@bournemouth. ac.uk. SUBUrbia comes out at the start of each month so get your stories in asap to be included. Look out for SUBUrbia TV coming your way as well...

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Well done to Max Stonier from Purbeck (left) who came up with the rather fantastic name of this paper. “I saw the comp on the arrivals Facebook page - It seemed the punniest thing

I could come up with. Arrivals (what I remember of it!) was really good. Everyone was being so friendly, and it was cool figuring out the regular nights like milk and lollipop.”

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WE HAVE A HUGE ELECTION! Over the next few weeks you will see lots of VOTE NOW! posters around campus. This is to decide who you want to help run your Students’ Union. SUBU is made up of 4 full time officers – Louise (President) Ruby (VP Campaigns) Murray (VP Education) Sophie (VP Lansdowne) and they are supported by a group of students who make up the part time officers. Together, they make decisions based on the student voice and what you want. It’s really important to get involved in the election – find out which candidate deserves to represent you, read their manifestos, grill them and vote! Voting Opens: Wed 24th Oct – Fri 26th October. www.subu.org.uk/elections

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“Take Over The Towers was my first ever Bournemouth University project so it was great to meet new people and work together coming up with lots of creative ideas. On the night I had so much fun, laughing, watching and listening to people’s reactions, finding it hard to believe what they had stumbled upon, ‘Am I actually playing pong on the side of a building?!’.Even the sober ones were amazed!” Kelly Griffiths: 1st Year Multi Media Journalism.

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TO WE RING SU CCESS Over 40 students lit up the start of 2012/13 by taking part in ‘Take Over The Towers’ – a 2 week long project during arrivals which saw the group go from nothing but a notion to a spectacular visual display on the opening night of Bournemouth Arts by the sea Festival. The building opposite the Old Fire Station was visually hijacked as spectacular projections including an interactive game of pong delighted passers by.

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THE VILLAGE GREEN IS A BRAND NEW SUBU / BU PROJECT AIMING TO GET THE RESIDENTS OF THE STUDENT VILLAGE TO REDUCE THE USE OF WATER, ELECTRICITY, WASTE AND GAS BY COMP ETING TO BE THE GREENEST HOUSE FOR AMAZING PRIZES! VILLAGERS – BE PART OF IT! WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/BUVILLAGEGRE

So we have over 80 clubs and societies now! Lots of you are starting your own, the most recent additions being cycling, marketing, Amnesty International and politics!

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You only need 4 mates to get one started, so if you have an idea or feel something is missing – don’t hate, create!

VO L UN T E E R I N G The Meyrick Park Conservation project is back on every weds afternoon - sign up to it or any of the other awesome oppourtnites at: www.the-hub.org.uk

Here are the highlights so far (and you haven’t even properly started yet!)

REP IT Been elected as a student rep? October training at EBC: Returning reps - 13th Lansdowne reps - 17th New reps - 20th @ reptraining@bournemouth.ac.uk

ST U DE N T S H O UT NUS Demo? Bus issues? Lectures on Weds afternoon? Got an idea? SUBU have 1 huge meeting a term where you can have your say and vote on the issues that affect you at BU. We need you to attend so we can make real change happen! Free sweets for all... ?   Tuesday 16th October, 1-3pm, Lees Lecture Theatre

School rep elections Want to sit on the school rep council and represent your school at the highest level? @ suvpeducation@  bournemouth.ac.uk f ‘SUBUstudentreps’ Follow @subueducation

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NEWS FROM

• The American Football Club secured a grant of over £5,000 from Sport England – congratulations! • Sailing have purchased three new sailing boats and have just had their first outing in them. We are trying to hit 100 clubs by the end of the first term, so we will give you all the support you need. Just come up to SUBU (Above Dylans’s Bar) Talbot Campus and see Rich or Jen.

S HO P T O KE N BO X ARE YOU ENJOYI NG YOUR TI M E AT BU SO FAR? LOVI NG I T: 741 = 66 % I T’S OK: 300 = 27 % NOT RE ALLY: 79 = 7%

News from SUBUrbia is printed on 100 % recycled paper. We wouldn’t have it any other way. www.subu.org.uk/green It costs £232 to print each edition. Every penny of profit that is made in our commercial outlets (The Loft, Dylans, The Old Fire Station, Student Shops) goes back into SU activities.

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OCTOBER EVENTS LISTINGS WED 10TH

THURS 18TH

THURS 25TH

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY, ACROSS CAMPUS

BLACK HISTORY MONTH AWARENESS, ACROSS CAMPUS

PART TIME OFFICER VOTING OPENS

SUBU VOLUNTEERING, MEYRICK PARK. 12:45 WWW.THE-HUB.ORG.UK RYAN O’ SHAUGHNESSY, £8, 19:00 THURS 11TH

LEGGIT INFO MEETING, KG01, 18:00 FRI 12TH

MAYDAY PARADE – LAST TIX IN SHOP / LOLLIPOP, £3, 22:00 SAT 13TH

RETURNING STUDENT REP TRAINING, EBC, 10:00 HOSPITALITY TOUR, £15 ADV NUS, 22:00

WWW.SUBU.ORG.UK/ELECTIONS

THE SELECTER FEAT. PAULINE BLACK, £15, 19:00

RICK ASTLEY, £22.50, 19:00

FRI 19TH

BLACK HISTORY MONTH AWARENESS, ACROSS CAMPUS

FRI 26TH

NME GENERATION NEXT TOUR W/ HOWLER, CAST OF CHEERS, GROSS MAGIC, £10, 18:30 / LOLLIPOP, £3, 22:00

PART TIME OFFICER VOTING OPENS WWW.SUBU.ORG.UK/ELECTIONS WHOLE LOTTA LED, £11, 18:00 / LOLLIPOP, £3, 22:00

NEW STUDENT REP TRAINING, EBC, 9AM WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS, £6, 22:00

SAT 27TH

MON 29TH

HEALTH AND WELLBEING WEEK, ACROSS CAMPUS

BLOOD RED SHOES, £10, 19:00 MON 15TH

TUES 23RD

HEALTH AND WELLBEING WEEK, ACROSS CAMPUS

SUBU ADVICE, MONEY MATTERS, POOLE HOUSE ATRIUM

FIRST YEAR COUNTS CAMPAIGN, ACROSS CAMPUS

LEGGIT PARTICIPANT MEETING, KG01

TUES 16TH

BU PLACEMENT AND CAREERS FAIR, SPORTS HALL, TALBOT, 11:00 – 15:00 SPACE £17.50, 18:30 / MILK, £2, 22:00

YOUR STUDENT SHOUT, LEES LT, 13:00 MILK, £2, 22:00

WEDS 24TH

WED 17TH

PART TIME OFFICER VOTING OPEN

LANSDOWNE STUDENT REP TRAINING, EBC, 13:30

WWW.SUBU.ORG.UK/ELECTIONS

LIANNE LE HAVAS, £13, 19:00

EVERY TUESDAY

GET SATISFIED, £7, 22:00

MON 22ND

BU PLACEMENT AND CAREERS FAIR, SPORTS HALL, TALBOT, 11:00 – 15:00

THE WHITE RAVE, £4 ADV, 22:00

SAT 3RD, LEGGIT SAT 10TH, BLOCK PARTY MON 12TH, SPEAK WEEK SAT 17TH, MARK RONSON DJ SET MON 19TH, ONE WORLD ONE PLANET WEEK WEDS 21ST, NUS NATIONAL DEMO MON 26TH, BUNIQUE WEEK

PART TIME OFFICER RESULTS NIGHT, DYLANS, 18:00

SAT 20TH

FIRST YEAR COUNTS CAMPAIGN, ACROSS CAMPUS

SUN 14TH

NOVEMBER HIGHLIGHTS…

TUES 30TH

MILK, £2, 22:00 WED 31ST

THE CREAM OF INDIE POP ROCK, ALL DRINK £1.50 £2 DOOR ENTRY

EVERY FRIDAY

HEALTH AND WELLBEING WEEK, ACROSS CAMPUS HALLOWEEN SCREAM, £3 ADV, 22:00

THE BLACKOUT, £12.50, 19:00

THE OLD FIRE STATION

MAYDAY PARADE - FRIDAY 12TH OCTOBER

TICKETS FROM:

WWW.THEOLDFIRESTATION.CO.UK & THE STUDENT SHOP

A GLITTERING NIGHT OF GLAM POP – THE ONLY WAY TO END YOUR WEEK! £3, TICKETS ONLINE AND FROM SU SHOP.

186 FRAPPUCCINOS IN THE LOFT


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