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The Stag’s Head Beer Festival

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There are certain things about this time of year that are set in stone. The leaves will change colour, the clocks will go back  but above all this time of year can only mean one thing… The return of the Stag’s Head Beer Festival!

You have to admire the Stag’s approach to their Beer Festivals, a huge range of locally produced cask ales sourced from the many micro-breweries on the South Coast coupled with an amazing range or world bottled beers! All in all there will be 25 different taste options available over the course of the week long festival … Read the rest

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Fire friendly fun at Playzone

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This Wednesday we’re giving you the chance to enjoy some alternative bonfire friendly fun with a special discounted trip to Playzone!

For just £10 you’ll have exclusive access to the venue between 7:30pm and 10pm and all transport from the Highfield interchange is included!

And the reason for this great deal?

Well, Playzone need to test their fire procedures at some point during the night, so during the night there will some added excitement as at some point you’ll have to take a few minutes out for a fire drill and you have no idea when it will happen!

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Save the Date: 4th November is Wellbeing Day

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How much do you know about mental health? Are you looking out for yourself and your friends? There are a lot of myths and beliefs surrounding mental health issues, so awareness is a key factor in dissolving these and getting down to tackling any problems head on.

The University and SUSU have teamed up to hold Wellbeing Day on the 4th November to promote a better understanding of mental health, and provide a whole load of activities to support wellbeing. There will be a range of talks, workshops and interactive sessions to have a look at the whole spectrum … Read the rest

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Freshers’ Events: Let’s Go Out with a Bang

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It’s been a rollercoaster six weeks for SUSU Freshers’ Fest 2014 – we’ve seen huge events like the Freshers’ Ball and the Fruit Salad Party, and countless smaller events too. Here’s what’s going on in the final week – including our must-go Halloween Party on Friday 31st!

Student Therapy

Wednesday 29th October| 9pm – 3am | Oceana | Entry: £2.50

There’s nothing quite like a good night out mid-week to keep you going until the weekend. Get down to Oceana to make the most of great drinks deals.

SUSU Theatre Group presents: POSH

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Could you support your peers?

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SUSU’s unique student counselling service, Peer Support are looking for more student volunteers.

Since setting up a year ago, Peer Support has gone from strength to strength and are now ready to train 12 more volunteers with all the necessary skills to support and listen to their peers.

Peer Support is a confidential listening service delivered by students for students. It provides you with a platform to voice absolutely any problems you might be facing – no matter how big or small. All SUSU peer supporters have received extensive training and will listen to you without judging.

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Get Involved: Humans of SUSU

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If you haven’t heard of popular blog Humans of New York, then where have you been? Started in 2010 by a photographer known as ‘Brandon’, the blog documents his mission to meet and photograph ten thousand New-Yorkers. Having now spread to Facebook and Tumblr (as well as a book release), Humans of New York consists of thousands of photographs of those who call the city home going about their daily lives, as well as a quote from the subjects of the photograph, taken from a short interview with Brandon. The project has allowed thousands of followers to open their … Read the rest

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Last Call!

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4pm today sees the sign ups closing for the Your Skills session on C.V. Writing.

This Free training session will be invaluable to any students looking to enter the work force over the next year or for anyone who want’s to get the C.V. in good order.

By the end of this session participants will be able to:

·         Discuss the importance of skills reflection in terms of employability and identifying development areas

·         Define the key transferable skills sought by employers

·         Appreciate a variety of methods for skills reflection and skills auditing

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Steffan James comes to SUSU

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Our regular afternoon gig will return today with another top act from the Coffee House Sessions.

Steffan James, a South London-based singer songwriter, found his sound in the last few years travelling the USA. Heavily influenced by the blues and acoustic world of California he has toured the world as a guitarist, singer and songwriter for many an act. In late 2012 he started work on his own solo project.

The first two singles “Inside Out” and “She Knows” gained a lot of independent radio play in The States and across Europe and his debut album “The Truth” is available … Read the rest

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Student yachting team crowned World Champions

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University of Southampton’s student yachting team have been crowned World Champions by winning the 34th Student Yachting World Cup.

 

This is the first time that the University has ever won the World Cup.

 

They beat 11 other teams from the around the world across six days of racing at La Rochelle, France producing a fantastic performance by winning nine of the 16 races.

 

The team members were –

 

Conrad Manning, fourth-year Ship Science

Anabel Vose, second-year Ship Science

Dan Flanigan, MSC Ship Science graduate

George Johnson, fourth-year Ship Science

Jonty Cook, Economics graduate

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Rising Damp?

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It is the rainy season and every year the Advice Centre sees many students who have experienced various levels of damp and mould deterioration in their homes.

If you have experienced damp or mould in your home then there are a few essential actions you need to take (mentioned below). Once you have completed these actions then visit  The Advice Centre and we will guide you on what you need to do next:

  1. Take photos – One of the first things to do is to keep an evidence base.
  2. Go to your GP – If you have experienced respiratory problems
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