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Fantastic freebies at the Freshers’ Fayre!

» 28 September 2012 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Fantastic freebies at the Freshers’ Fayre!

Good morning! We’ve got an action packed day ahead at SUSU, starting with one of the biggest events of any Freshers’ Week – the Freshers’ Fayre.

It’s open from 10am until 3pm today at The Union (Highfield campus) and we advise arriving early to make sure you can get your hands on all the great freebies and deals available.

Check out some of the top brands and organisations attending today:
Dominos
Apple
Microsoft
Waterstones
Lucozade
Waitrose
Tesco
Fairtrade
Discovery Mexican
Virgin Active
As well as loads more!

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Kind of a Big Deal Day

» 27 September 2012 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Kind of a Big Deal Day

The sun is out this morning after yesterday’s disappointing weather – so make sure you head to Highfield campus for Kind of a Big Deal Day!

We’re  showcasing how we keep SUSU ethical, environmentally friendly and socially awesome, with the help of:

✓ Southampton City Council Recycling
✓ Green Academy – Make a pledge to be more sustainable and be in with the chance to win some amazing prizes
✓ University Environments Team – See how everything we do in SUSU influences what the university do to be more sustainable
✓ University Transport – UniLink and Bluestar are handing out … Read the rest

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Missed the Bunfight? – Don’t Worry!

» 26 September 2012 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Missed the Bunfight? – Don’t Worry!

If you didn’t get a chance to see the societies / sports clubs / student groups that you wanted to, don’t panic! Don’t worry! Here’s how you get involved…

 

All of our 180 societies, 80 AU clubs, 4 media departments, Raise and Give, JCRs, 31 Performing Arts, Community Volunteering and Union Films can be found on our Something for Everyone page

 

Once you’ve found the activities that you’re looking for, you can either message them via their contact details on that page, or sign up directly to their mailing list through our new Bunfight Site

 

 

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The Bunfight

» 26 September 2012 » In Uncategorized » 1 Comment

The Bunfight is now in full flow and is full of SUSU clubs and societies giving out freebies and information on what they do.

Whether it’s sport, performing on stage, politics or good food – there really is something for everyone. Visit our mobile site at www.susu.org/getinvolved to find out more as your explore what’s on offer.

And if we don’t have what you’re looking for, you can take charge and get help from us starting something completely new. Find out more on what you need to do to get started at www.susu.org/something-for-everyone/societies/starting-a-society.

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Help & Support Day

» 25 September 2012 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Help & Support Day

Day 2 of Freshers’ 2012 – and today we’re hosting Help & Support Day at The Union.

Come along up until 3pm to meet local support services from SUSU, the University of Southampton and external organisations.

We’ll be giving you information on a range of subjects to help you during your studies:

– Log your valuables with the police to help keep your stuff safe
– Get useful tips on how to make your money go further
– Find out who to turn to if you need help
– And much more!

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SUSU team up with Comedy Central

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Tonight sees the first night of our brand new collaboration with Comedy Central, bringing some of the best names in the stand-up circuit right here for you to enjoy.

Get comfortable in The Bridge from 7pm, and prepare for plenty of laughs from our first comedy line-up of the year:

The Noise Next Door
This popular improv troupe are fresh from a very successful run of shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and will be headlining our first event. Check out their video above for an idea of what’s in store.

Rob Beckett
South East London born Rob is regularly … Read the rest

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Lost? – Guide to getting around

» 24 September 2012 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Lost? – Guide to getting around

With all the things we have going on at SUSU, it’s important to make sure that you can get there and back…

Uni-link bus service takes students from halls – to campus – to town and back again. If you’re living in halls then it’s free for your first year. Buses are regular, so getting around Southampton during the day is easy.

SUSU Safety Bus runs every evening from Highfield campus from when it gets dark to the end of the night and will take you straight to your door for only £1.50. It means that you can always … Read the rest

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Welcome Weekend is finally here

» 22 September 2012 » In Uncategorized » 1 Comment

Well it’s a beautiful morning in sunny Southampton and we couldn’t be more excited – the first day of moving in is finally here!

For those moving in at Halls, your JCR teams will be on hand to help you unload, carry bags and answer any questions you might have about Halls life, Freshers’ or anything else you can think of.

Once you’ve settled a bit, our helpers will be pointing you in the direction of Highfield campus so that you can head down and check out all of the things we’ve got planned from 11am until 4pm on both … Read the rest

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Welcome Weekend Super Saver

» 21 September 2012 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Welcome Weekend Super Saver

Waiting until you move in and meet your new flat mates or house mates before you buy your Freshers’ tickets?

Well we have an exclusive offer available for this weekend only – the Welcome Weekend Super Saver!

4 amazing nights for just £20:

The Welcome Party (Sat 22 or Sun 23 Sept) – featuring the awesome Ministry of Sound Unitrash Tour
Live Music Mondays (Mon 24 Sept) – a brand new night, headlined by chart toppers Sam and the Womp and 5 other acts
SUSU Nightlife featuring Chris Stark (Fri 28 Sept) – known for his antics on the Scott … Read the rest

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No Halls? No problem!

» 21 September 2012 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on No Halls? No problem!

The Private Rented JCR are a group of students who are there to organise events and build community between students who don’t live in halls.

In the past, this has meant that students who choose not to live in halls during their first year could still meet lots of other first year students – but now we’re extending that to all students!

It’s easy to miss out on the community that living in Halls brings, so now any student can buy the Private Rented JCR pack!

“We’ve got something for everyone – undergraduate or postgraduate, UK or international, first year

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