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Redevelopment at Winchester School of Art

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We’re very pleased to announce that following consultation with students, a plan to radically transform the social, catering and support facilities at Winchester School of Art has been approved by the University of Southampton.

The development, which will include new students’ union facilities, is scheduled to happen this summer so that it’s ready in time for the start of new academic year in September.

The University of Southampton is investing around £750,000 in to the project, and we’ve facilitated on-going consultation on the project with our members to help ensure that the development will meet the needs of students … Read the rest

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The Big Give – Amazing Result!

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Last month saw the launch of a brand new fundraising initiative from the Raise and Give team at SUSU, which  saw a week of ambitious activity across the whole of the University of Southampton to promote the message Give £1 and Change a Life.

The results of The Big Give were truly amazing  – in just 5 days the team helped to raise an outstanding £6,612.61! This total will be added to the donations made throughout this academic year, with the final amount being split equally between the nominated charities Southampton Samaritans, The Anthony Nolan Trust and … Read the rest

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Less than 3 Weeks to Graduation Ball

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In case you missed our final announcements last week, here’s the complete line-up for Graduation Ball 2013!

We’ve managed to secure some huge acts to perform for you and help you celebrate your time at the University of Southampton, including Example, DJ Fresh, Pendulum, Amelia Lily and Scott Mills!

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We’re also really excited to see the return of the ever popular funfair and will again be challenging you to stay at Oceana until the bitter end, when we’ll be taking a 4am Survivors Photo!

Don’t miss out on the biggest night of the year – … Read the rest

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Bank Holiday Opening – 27th May

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Is it too much to hope that we’ll have another day of sunshine for the second Bank Holiday of the month on Monday 27th May?

Perhaps, but come rain or shine most of our outlets and services will be open for you to enjoy.

Here are our Bank Holiday Opening Times for Monday 27th May:

Reception

8:00am – 22:00pm

The Bridge

9:30am – 23:00pm

Food Service in The Bridge

9:30am – 20:30

The Bridge Grab & Go

8:30 – 20:30

The Stag’s

11:30am – 23:00pm

The Shop

10:30 – 16:00

The Café

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Student Talent to be showcased at Graduation Ball

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At the end of last week we were very pleased to complete our Graduation Ball 2013 line-up with the addition of some of the amazing student talent from the University of Southampton.

Student band Triassic and students from our very own DJSoc will provide support in The Bar Quarter at Oceana on Monday 10th June, sharing the stage with popstar and X Factor 2011 contestant Amelia Lily and massive UK producer DJ Fresh.

Triassic are growing their fan base in Southampton, after securing first place in a Southampton vs Portsmouth battle of the bands contest against over 40 other … Read the rest

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DJ Fresh & Amelia Lily to play Graduation Ball!

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It’s taken a few weeks of getting final contracts signed, but we are now able to bring you the last of the big names on the billing for Graduation Ball 2013 on Monday 10th June at Oceana in Southampton.

We are very excited to reveal that UK popstar Amelia Lily  and drum & bass producer DJ Fresh will be performing in The Bar Quarter!

Amelia Lily shot to fame after becoming known as “The Comeback Kid” on the 2011 series of The X Factor, and has seen recent success with a new album featuring the singles ‘You Bring Me Read the rest

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Union Films Goes 3D!

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We are extremely excited to see the launch of 3D films this week at Union Films!

Recently Union Council approved plans to buy and install a brand new digital projector,  allowing Union Films to offer even more choice from your student cinema. The new projector is now here, installed and ready to go – so as a special treat to celebrate its launch, Union Films are bringing you three days of 3D films!

Here’s the line-up…

Thursday 16th May
6pm – Tron Legacy
9pm – Avatar

Friday 17th May
6pm – UP
9pm – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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Graduation Ball Part Payments

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Graduation Ball 2013 is just one month away and we’re getting really excited about the biggest night of the year!

If you have already purchased your ticket using our part payment option, then the second payment of £19 is due by 5pm this Friday 17th May.

Making payment is really simple – just visit http://boxoffice.susu.org/view/331/graduation-ball, log in to your Box Office account and you’ll see the £19 settlement option.

Your Graduation Ball 2013 ticket will only be confirmed once we have received your second payment. If we do not receive your payment on time, we will not be … Read the rest

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More acts announced for Graduation Ball!

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We are thrilled to be able to announce even more acts for this year’s Graduation Ball on Monday 10th June at Oceana in Southampton.

So far, we’ve given you details of the line-up for Oceana’s largest room – The Icehouse, which includes UK dance act Example + DJ Wire, Pendulum, vocalist Fleur, Varski and R3Wire.

We’ve added yet more names to the billing with BBC Radio1 favourites Scott Mills and his show guest and former University of Southampton student Chris Stark! The pair will appear in the New York Disco Room and will play through three years … Read the rest

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Takedown Festival – 10th May

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The largest alternative festival on the south coast is coming to the University of Southampton on Saturday 10th May.

Takedown is a one day festival bringing 5 stages of live music across SUSU, with headline acts that include The Blackout, While She Sleeps, Don Broco, We Are the Ocean, Mallory Knox, Sonic Boom Six and many more.

Tickets are on sale now if you want to start the summer festival line-up early, and can be bought online from our very own Box Office at www.susu.org/boxoffice.

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