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H2Go at The Cafe

» 29 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on H2Go at The Cafe

If you find yourself short of time every lunchtime, we have got the solution.

Our very own Cafe are offering a meal deal where you can get 2 items and a water to go.

Enjoy a deep-filled sandwich, a piece of fruit and a water for just £2.70 or a sandwich and a soup for the same price!

Whether you have just a second to spare, or you have time to indulge in a long lunch, you can get fresh and healthy options at your fingertips – ask in The Cafe for details.… Read the rest

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Date for your Diary: Meet the Guide Dogs

» 28 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Date for your Diary: Meet the Guide Dogs

If you missed our WSA Meet the Guide Dogs event on the 05 May, we are giving you another chance to meet our fluffy friends at Highfield campus on:

Thursday 02 June between 11:00-14:00 on the Redbrick Area by Building 42, Union Southampton.

See who will be joining us here.

Do I have to pay?

This event is non-profit, but we do ask you to give a donation to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (who are bringing the dogs!).

Dogs are great, but why are we meeting them?

Studies have shown that the pheromones that animals give … Read the rest

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Emergency Union Council – Tuesday

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We will be holding an Emergency Union Council meeting on Tuesday 31 May at 19:00 to discuss a motion relating to Thursday’s decision by Democracy Zone Committee as to the date of the referendum on the rebrand.

When the motion is available, you will be able to access it online at www.unionsouthampton.org/meetings/1147.

All students are welcome to attend, although only elected members of Union Council will be able to vote.

The meeting will be held in The Café and will also be streamed online for you to watch.

The meeting was requested under section 4.4 of Rule 2. The … Read the rest

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Shift Your Stuff

» 27 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Shift Your Stuff

Over your time at uni, it is likely that you have accumulated a lot of stuff. Whether it is clothes, furniture, books or boxsets, when it comes to packing up your room for the summer, you may find that you have a little more than you anticipated. That’s why we are running our annual Shift Your Stuff campaign, where you can donate your unwanted items and we will organise for them to go to one of fifteen participating charities.

How does it work?

  1. Collect your stickers and red bag

Available from between 31 May-29 June from the Union’s Highfield Reception … Read the rest

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Graduating this year? Here’s 50 things to do before you leave Southampton

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However hard we try to deny it, the end of the year is nigh, which means another cohort of amazing students have to graduate from Southampton and go forth into the wide world. But have no fear – there’s still a month or so left to make the most of your time in Southampton, so we’ve compiled a list of 50 things to do before you leave our humble city.

  1. Have a BBQ on The Common
  2. Find one of the prizes in the Hartley Treasure Hunt
  3. Get a selfie with Susu the cat
  4. Indulge in a 10 piece breakfast from
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You Are More Than Your Thesis: The Science Room

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You may have already heard about the FREE events and activities we are holding as part of You Are More Than, but what, we hear you cry, are we doing for postgraduate students?!

We know that many of you are in the midst of relentless work on your thesis and as many of you also juggle jobs as well as study, sometimes things can get a little stressful. That’s why we have been holding our Postgrad Power Teas, where you can grab a free tea, coffee and snack to keep you powering on through the afternoon – perfect for … Read the rest

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The face of Union Southampton: Get a FREE caricature this Thursday

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Our new brand is all about celebrating us and what each and every one of us brings to our students’ union. Together, we are all the face of Union Southampton.

That’s why this Thursday, our Union President Ben will be on the Redbrick getting a bigger picture of who we all are. Join us from 12:00-14:00 to tell us more about yourself and get a free caricature while you’re at it!

We’re looking forward to seeing your caricatures and getting a better image of the people who make our union what it is.… Read the rest

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An Audience with Eddie Izzard – Free transport confirmed

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We have organised for comedian, charity activist and ultra marathon runner, Eddie Izzard to talk about his views on the EU Referendum to encourage you to register to vote ahead of the 07 June deadline.

The event, held at Switch Southampton, will feature a talk from the comedian and charity activist, before a Q&A session where the audience will be able to pose their questions for Eddie to answer.

Vice-President Engagement, Hannah Talbot, says, “We want students to understand the arguments surrounding the EU Referendum and to feel empowered to vote. The UK is the 2nd largest beneficiary of … Read the rest

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FREE Fitness Sessions all week

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We all know the physical benefits of exercise, but people often forget how great it is for your mental well-being too. It can help you sleep better, help you relax and even boost your memory and concentration.

Our You Are More Than programme of events is about keeping you calm and focused throughout your exams and hand-ins. And what better way to relieve some of that stress than with a good workout? That’s why this week is jam packed with FREE fitness sessions open to all students to help you release those positive endorphins.

TUESDAY 24 MAY

FREE Yoga Class … Read the rest

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WSA Summer Ball – Standard tickets now available!

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Round off the year with a final farewell to your friends at WSA with the Summer Ball. Soiree until the early hours with a Gatsby-style twist and enjoy the company of those who have been there from the very beginning!

When?: Saturday 18 June

Where?: Winchester Guidhall

What time?: 20:30

First release and early-bird tickets have already sold out, so get your tickets if you don’t want to miss out! Standard tickets are on sale now at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice for just £20 each!

Find out who else is already going on our Facebook event here.… Read the rest

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