22
Nov

Freshers’ Christmas Ball 2017 Line-Up

The festive season is well and truly underway and we have an early Christmas present for you…. act announcements for Freshers’ Christmas Ball 2017! We are excited to reveal that we will be joined by Patrick Nazemi, Drop Division and Radio 1’s Scott Mills for a fantastic night of live music in The Cube, along […]

Continue reading...

22
Nov

Hot Water: an update!

Hello everyone, Samuel Dedman here – VP Education for the 2017/18 year. My role encompasses everything to do with educational experience at the University, including a whole bunch of work on study spaces and facilities. Quite a few of us have been asking about free hot water access – this is something which the Students’ Union’s […]

Continue reading...

21
Nov

Be Santa for the Homeless with our Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Be Santa for the homeless this year by sending a Christmas shoebox to those in need through our Christmas Shoebox Appeal. This Christmas we are working in partnership with Homed, one of our societies which supports homeless people living in Southampton. In this season of goodwill and gift-giving, we are giving back to the local […]

Continue reading...

20
Nov

Hot Drinks Discounts

Hi everyone, Sam Higman here. As part of the Sustainability remit of my role as VP Welfare, I have been liaising with relevant Union staff to make more changes to ensure that we are as sustainable as we can possibly be. As a result, I can now announce that from Monday 20 November, all outlets […]

Continue reading...

17
Nov

Surge Win Silver at Student Radio Awards 2017

Huge congratulations are in order for Surge Radio, our student-run radio station, who won two Silver awards at the 2017 Student Radio Awards: Best Multi-platform Initiative and Best Live Event or Outside Broadcast. Both awards were for Surge’s brilliant live coverage of the RAG (Raise and Give) 2016 Jailbreak, an event where students aim to […]

Continue reading...

16
Nov

Printing: An Update!

Hello everyone! For those who don’t know me, my name is Samuel Dedman and I’m VP Education at the Students’ Union. During my election campaign for this role I made a commitment to look into printing and printing costs across the University of Southampton, and with the start of term fast approaching I thought it […]

Continue reading...

14
Nov

Vice-Chancellor Address – Representing your academic interests

The Vice Chancellor in a staff address has recently outlined the University ten year plan and some substantial changes to the structure of the University. It was announced that the University was intending to drop from eight to five faculties, push more professional services out into the faculties, and lower their staff costs by £20M […]

Continue reading...

14
Nov

Meet the WSA Committee: Social and Events Officer

It’s time to say a big hello to the WSA Social and Events Officer, Shannon! Here are her answers to our quick Q&A to help you get to know her a bit better. What do you study and what year are you in? I study Fashion and Textile Design in the Fashion Design pathway in […]

Continue reading...

13
Nov

Meet the WSA Committee: Erasmus Park Halls President

We’ve introduced you to our WSA Campus President, International Officer and Welfare Officer, and now it’s time to find out more about Jake, the Erasmus Park Halls President. What are you studying and what year are you in? I’m currently studying Fine Art and this is my very first year over at WSA. What are […]

Continue reading...

10
Nov

Freshers’ Christmas Ball 2017

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Get ready to celebrate the festive season in style at the Freshers’ Christmas Ball on Friday 08 December 2017. This year the Grinch has stolen inspiration from Christmases around the world and brought them to the Union. Chill out in The North Pole Bridge at our silent […]

Continue reading...