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Introducing ‘An Audience With…Sara Pascoe’

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Star of BBC’s Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week and The Thick of It, Sara Pascoe is set to hit The Cube stage this #SotonFreshers.

On Monday 03 October, you can expect a full live comedy performance headlined by Pascoe that will have you rolling in the aisles!

 

If you like to laugh, you’re going to love this! With tickets at just £12 each and a support yet to be announced, what are you waiting for?!

Get your tickets from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

 

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#SotonQandA – Everything you want to know about Freshers’

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We know this can be a confusing time period for a lot of you, and so last week we held a Q&A on our @Union_Soton Twitter account to answer some of your questions! Below is a quick recap of all that was asked in this particular Q&A, using the hashtag #SotonQandA. If there is something you would like to know which you can’t see here, join us for our next #SotonQandA on Wednesday 14 September between 13:00-15:00…

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Food is a very important part of student life, our VP Engagement Dan Varley answers Enrique’s question, and you can check … Read the rest

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Freshers’ 2016: Your ticket to some Foamin’ Fun

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Time to get soaked and soapy! This is the wildest and wettest event of Freshers’ so be prepared to be as drenched as a Glastonbury fan, minus the mud!

To avoid going without your mates, check which party your hall is assigned to!

Foam Party I – Thursday 29 September 2016: Archers Rd, Chamberlain, Mayflower, Monte, Private Rented
Foam Party II – Friday 30 September 2016: Bencraft, Connaught, Erasmus Park, City Gateway, Glen Eyre, Highfield, Liberty Point

For those coming back to the Uni of Southampton, it’s time to show … Read the rest

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Freshers’ 2016: Welcome Parties – Your Introduction To Student Life

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Our Welcome Parties are the official start of the greatest 2 weeks of your life and the best introduction possible for your uni years. BBC Radio 1 DJ and Southampton alumnus, Chris Stark, our (almost) resident DJ, comes back every year for this event, so it must be quite something!

Your hall will be assigned to one of our 3 Welcome Parties so it’s the perfect opportunity to see how dance compatible you are with your new hall friends;

Welcome Party I – Saturday 24 September 2016: Erasmus Park, City Gateway, Mayflower, Private Rented

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Leave Your Worries At The Door, it’s Student Therapy

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Kickstart your University experience with the ultimate student club night…Student Therapy at Oceana, Southampton. You may have noticed this is included in our Freshers’ Master Pass and wondered what it was all about, so sit back, relax and read on as we walk you through one of the most exciting nights in our Freshers’ calendar.

What is Student Therapy?

Oceana Southampton’s weekly student night, including mash up of BIG club anthems, Live PAs, party bangers and a room full of cheesy classics to sing your heart out! What ever your looking for on a night… We’ve got your Therapy.… Read the rest

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An Audience with…Russell Kane confirmed for Freshers’ 2016

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We are delighted to announce that Russell Kane is now confirmed as our headliner at An Audience with… on Monday 10 October.

The Edinburgh Comedy Award winner and general funnyman is set to hit The Cube stage between 19:00-22:00 as part of our Freshers’ programme.

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There will also be support soon to be announced! So kick off your University experience with an evening of giggles and laughs at one of the highlights of the Freshers’ calendar.

Get your tickets for just £12 from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice. See who else is going on our Facebook event.

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Twitter Q & A – Ask us anything #SotonQandA

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We understand that there is a lot to take in during the lead up to Freshers’. From events to accommodation, your head is likely to be filled with questions and anticipation about how it will all pan out.

That’s where we come in.

As a University of Southampton student, you are automatically a member of Union Southampton. That means we are here to support you from the moment you enrol here. That’s why we are offering you the opportunity to ask us anything you would like to know at our live tweet Q and A sessions.

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RAG wins bid to host the 2017 RAG Conference

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Our very own Southampton RAG team have won their bid to host the 2017 RAG Conference.

The conference is hosted in a different Union annually to showcase the successes of the year’s fundraising.

The bid comes after RAG announced their 2015-16 fundraising total, which was an incredible £165, 194.05.

Each year, our student-run team focuses its fundraising efforts on three nominated charities, voted on by you! in 2015-16, Make A Wish Foundation, Student Minds, and The Red Lipstick Foundation were just some of the charities that benefitted! From charity Colour Runs to Christmas Fayres, you have had the opportunity to … Read the rest

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Win a FREE Master Pass!

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As if a 3-day weekend wasn’t good enough, we’re giving you the chance to win a FREE Master Pass worth £95!

To be in with a chance of winning, simply purchase your Master Pass from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice before midnight on Monday 29 August. You will then automatically get entered into a prize draw to win a full refund on your ticket.

To find out more about what’s included in the Master Pass, read our FAQs and join our official Facebook event.

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Rainbow Love: Southampton Pride is Back!

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This Sunday 28 August sees the return of Southampton Pride, the city’s biggest celebration of LGBT+ equality.

Celebrations will commence on West Marlands Road (outside the Stage Door) from 11:00 on Sunday, with live music from midday. The party is set to continue through the evening at the official after party at The Edge & Box Bar.

The Community Parade will leave the Stage Door at 15:00, heading around Guildhall Square and down Above Bar Street to the Bargate.

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