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The Stag’s: Your new favourite pub

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Whether you’re a Fresher or returning for your final year, we know that one of your favourite (or soon to be favourite) venues around Southampton is our on campus pub, The Stag’s. Whether you’re grabbing a coffee before a lecture, or enjoying a pint and a game of pool in the evening, it’s one of the best places on campus to relax.

Throughout the year there are always tonnes of exciting events going on in The Stag’s. Every Thursday we hold our weekly karaoke night, where you can come along and get your Beyonce on, and this Thursday (1 … Read the rest

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Cheese & Wine: the perfect event for all

» 29 September 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Cheese & Wine: the perfect event for all

Want a classy night with your new flat? Or are you a cheese fiend determined to find the perfect brie? Well, whether you’re a fresher or final year, undergrad or postgrad (or lecturer!) we have the perfect event for you, another instalment of the ever popular Cheese & Wine Tasting evening.

Join us on our hugely successful evening of Cheese & Wine Tasting where you will be served with a selection of the finest cheeses Hampshire has to offer, complimented by a wine pairing straight from The Bridge Wine List.

This one is a night of indulgence not to be … Read the rest

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WSA student guest blog: WSA Faith and Belief Fayre happening now!

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Calling all Winchester students! We know that even with easy access to transport that can take you to the Highfield Campus, Winchester School of Art (WSA) can still seem very far away from all the events happening in Southampton.

However there is no need to fret. We have been working hard to make sure that the Union – Winchester has just as many diverse events taking place right on your doorstep at the Winchester School of Art campus. Throughout your Fresher’s there will be exciting events for you to get involved in taking place regularly at WSA, one of those … Read the rest

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Fresherfest: the hype is real

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This year’s Freshers’ events have been wilder than ever. We have had three amazing welcome parties with Southampton University alumnus and Radio 1 DJ Chris Stark on the ones and twos, our Disney cocktail evening and the murder mystery night in the Bridge, amongst others.

But coming up this week we have one of the big ones. Tonight marks one of the craziest nights out of the year: Fresherfest 2015.

With UV Paint, a killer headline set from Tough Love, a fun fair and dodgems, as well as side stalls and a food court, as well as 3000 students … Read the rest

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Burlesque and Cabaret: A Night Like No Other

» 27 September 2015 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Burlesque and Cabaret: A Night Like No Other

Back again due to popular demand, our sell-out spectacular is by far the most DAZZLING and JAW-DROPPING show you will ever see!

On Wednesday 30th September, you are invited to a luxurious evening of Burlesque and Cabaret, courtesy of the Hundred Watt Club from 7pm at The Bridge.

The evening is hosted by anarchic songbird and statuesque beauty SADIE SINNER with classic bump and grind burlesque from retro kitten FELICITY FURORE. Vaudevillian KIKI LOVECHILD brings heart-wrenching mime whilst beautiful BRIAR ROUGE performs ethereal striptease; whilst a show-stopping finale from award winning tricksters GRIFFIN & JONES will mess with your minds!… Read the rest

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Winchester: Find out about your Union at the Union Fayre

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If you are a WSA student, or you missed the Union Fayre on Monday, then not to worry. This year is all about making our Freshers’ events bigger and better, so we have organised a WSA Union Fayre on Monday 28th September from 11am-3pm at Winchester School of Art.

Expect stalls from our Union outlets, activities, games and of course, lots of freebies.

Remember to like The Union – Winchester Facebook page to keep up-to-date with all of the latest WSA news and events.

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Great Gatsby Dinner Dance: What’s it all about?

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You are cordially invited to step back into the 1920s for our Great Gatsby-themed Dinner Dance held on Friday 2nd October from 7pm at The Cube. After a hard week of partying, this is the perfect event to add a touch of class to your Freshers’ experience.

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Enjoy a three-course dining experience, prepared by our very own Michelin-trained chef to most likely rival any student cooking (ahem..baked beans anyone?) all included in the ticket price.The menu has been announced and any dietary requirements can be fulfilled by emailing: events@susu.org before Monday 28th September.

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Live My City: Explore your new home at our walking tours

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Moving to a new area can sometimes be daunting. Whether you are concerned about making friends, or you simply want to know the best places to to hang out, we understand that it can take a few weeks to adjust.

So to make the transition easier for you, we have organised ‘Live My City’ walking tours around Southampton and Winchester.

The first tour is tomorrow around Southampton. You can join us from 10am at the Red Brick Area of the Students’ Union at Highfield.

If you are a WSA student, or you simply fancy exploring a new area, come along … Read the rest

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Get down to our Disney cocktails night

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As Mary Poppins once said, “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.”

And your University experience will be just that.

It isn’t all work at Uni, there are lots of ways you can relax whether you’re a Fresher or you’re a returning student.

You can relive your childhood at our spectacular Disney-themed cocktails night on Friday 25th September from 5pm at The Bridge.

Reminisce about your favourite films, exchange quotes and enjoy a cocktail at the same time!

What could be better? Oh go on then… we will give you 2-4-1 on the … Read the rest

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Willy Wonka Chocolate Party: A Chocoholic’s Heaven

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For most people, chocolate is a bit of a guilty pleasure; it tastes great but should be eaten in moderation! Well at this event, all that changes, as we host our very own Willy Wonka Chocolate Party! Willy Wonka, of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fame was the ultimate chocolate expert, and we are going to be bringing enough chocolate to transport you to his factory on Monday 28th September!

Taking place in our fabulous Bar Three Diner, we will be pulling out all the stops to give you a full on chocolate experience, back for the third year … Read the rest

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