18
Sep

Society Spotlight: Cake Decorating Society

Today marks the beginning of one of the best weeks of the year, National Cupcake Week. Yep, it’s a thing! Originally created by British Baker magazine, National Cupcake Week is a special week set aside to celebrate the “gloriously sweet bundles of joy that are cupcakes.” However, we all know decorating them is the best bit […]

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17
Sep

7 things you should do after moving into Halls

Now that you’ve arrived at the University of Southampton and you’re settling into your new home, it’s time to go and meet your housemates and get stuck into Freshers’ here at the Students’ Union! Here are a few top tips to help kick-start your student experience in the best way possible… 1.Don’t hide away in […]

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14
Sep

What to pack for university (and what to leave behind)

Congratulations, you’ve secured a place at University! Now the excitement and nerves of moving to a new city begins. It can be tricky to know what’s needed in your student home. For many of you this is the first experience of fending for yourself and it’s easy to pack too much, or forget something important. […]

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12
Sep

Getting around in Southampton

You’ve arrived at the University of Southampton, and you’re finally here in the big city of Southampton! But how can you get around and explore everything you want to? Here are a few top tips from us… Bus The Unilink bus is the perfect way to get to and from campus. If you’re living in […]

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11
Sep

Freshers’ 2018 Sports Tasters Timetable

Join us during Freshers’ to try different sports for FREE! Our full schedule of tasters is below… For any tasters held at Wide Lane Sports Ground, the nearest Unilink bus stop is Airport Parkway Road. Wide Lane is located opposite this stop. **FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER** FOOTBALL PITCHES, WIDE LANE SPORTS GROUND Men’s Football 10:00-12:00 & […]

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10
Sep

Celebrate Freshers’ with your Halls!

One of the best ways to celebrate Freshers’ is to chill out and party with your new house mates and course mates! We’ve got something for everyone at Freshers’ this year, whether you want to watch a film, play video games, boogie at a roller disco, test your knowledge at a pub quiz or dance […]

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07
Sep

Freshers’: Things you’re probably worried about that will actually be ok!

As the big move to University gets closer, there’s bound to be some things you’re feeling a little nervous about, and that’s okay! We hope these tips put some of your worries at ease… I’m not going to make any friends Remember: There are lots of opportunities to meet new people, some even specifically created […]

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04
Sep

Clubs and Societies: Explained

You’ve arrived at University of Southampton, and you want to try something new – but with 300+ societies offered here at the Students’ Union it can get a little confusing. Whether it’s our sustainability groups that spark your interest, charity societies or creative industries, there is a club or society for everyone! We’ve put together […]

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28
Aug

What&Where success with Union Enterprise Funding

A local student start-up company What&Where recently won funding from the Union’s Enterprise Fund, enabling them to begin connecting students with local businesses and services. During his time at the University of Southampton, Paul Musa founded the online search platform What&Where, with help from the Union’s Enterprise Fund. The website offers students a tool to […]

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22
Aug

Pre-sessional and Postgrad Students Enjoy Saints vs Burnley Match

Over 1300 Pre-sessional and Postgraduate students supported Southampton “Saints” FC in their recent Premier League match against Burnley FC  on 13 August 2018, in a trip arranged by the Union. Pre-sessional students are international students who are undertaking English language courses ahead of their degree to prepare them for studying in the UK. The match was […]

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