Archive > September 2016

Soundclash: FREE Transport on offer

» 30 September 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Soundclash: FREE Transport on offer

Soundclash is tomorrow… And we’re not just offering you the chance to watch Groove Armada, Andy C, Pendulum and much more at Southampton Soundclash – we’re also throwing in:

Free transport for anyone with a Master Pass or an individual ticket purchased through the Union Box Office.

Where? Transport pick up is at Highfield Interchange

What time? We’ll be doing pick-ups between 12:00 and 14:00 on Saturday. We have allocated each Hall a specific pick-up:

Halls Allocations:

12:00-13:00: Archers Road / Bencraft / Chamberlain / Mayflower / Monte / Private Rented

13:00—14:00: Connaught /Erasmus Park / Gateway / … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , ,

Laughter Lounge: Live professional stand-up comedy tonight with Birthday Girls

» 29 September 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Laughter Lounge: Live professional stand-up comedy tonight with Birthday Girls

We’ve had everyone from Michael McIntyre to Josh Widdicombe grace our Laughter Lounge stage and this year’s Freshers’ line-ups are shaping up to be some of our best yet.

Our sell-out comedy evening brought to you by Off The Kerb Productions & Comedy Central UK is back with another jaw-dropping line up of the finest professional comedians that the circuit has to offer…and tonight Connaught, Glen Eyre, City Gateway, Bencraft, Highfield and Liberty Point are in for a treat! Here’s what you’ve got to look forward to:

 

Thursday 29 September  – Birthday Girls, Tom Allen Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Union Southampton funded project presented at United Nations

» 28 September 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Union Southampton funded project presented at United Nations

A University of Southampton student presents his sustainable fishing project to the United Nations, following a £300 investment from our Union.

We made the £300 investment towards prototypes as part of the our Enterprise Fund in May 2016. The fund aims to support students launch their own businesses and community projects.

Andreas Ostrovsky, presented ‘Right Light Technologies’ to the United Nations last week to showcase his project to help create an environmentally and economically sustainable fishing industry. Right Light Technologies design solar powered fishing lamps as an alternative to pressurised kerosene lanterns used in the night fishing industry in Daggaa … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Pure Imagination: Ice Cream Social

» 27 September 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Pure Imagination: Ice Cream Social

Enter a world of pure imagination with chocolatey treats and indulgent ice cream in the ultimate Freshers’ chill out.

Ice cream and films are some of life’s greatest pleasures, so for Freshers’ this year we thought, why not combine the two and give you a great 1950’s themed night to remember! Everyone enjoys chilling out (see what we did there) and relaxing, so this 1950s inspired night is a great way of having a fun, calm night to help you rest up ready for our other Freshers’ favourites. And for the real cherry on the top – we’re offering this … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Freshers’: World at Southampton and Winchester

» 26 September 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Freshers’: World at Southampton and Winchester

Over 1/3 of University of Southampton students are international, so we’re celebrating our cultural diversity with World at Southampton and Winchester!

World at Southampton and World at Winchester are events organised to showcase the wide range of cultures we have at the university. There will be craft stands, games and all sorts of wonderful cultural things, including lots of international music. And because these events are free, there is no need to buy any tickets or pre-register, simply turn up and have fun!

make sure you pop along and see what you can learn! There will be lots of tables … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sometimes all you want is a…Big Night In

» 25 September 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Sometimes all you want is a…Big Night In

Going out to a nightclub isn’t for everyone. Sometimes all you fancy doing is staying in, sitting with your friends, chilling out and playing a game or two. Well, we have got you covered, because we are hosting Big Night In, the perfect night off the night out!

Whether you’re a fan of board games, video games, or classic card games, we’ve got something for everyone in this bonanza night in. Whether you’re a fan of the latest football games or good old gin rummy, you’re in for a treat. Not only that, but we’ll have fresh popcorn ready … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Freshers’: Global Speed Meet

» 24 September 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Freshers’: Global Speed Meet

Are you an international student joining us this year? Worried about meeting new people, whether you are international student or not? Perhaps you’re just a friendly person and want to meet a range of new people? Well there’s nothing to worry about, because we have organised the Global Speed Meet, with the aim of helping you to meet new people from different cultures in a relaxed environment for FREE.

The idea of speed meeting people goes back a long way, and is based on a simple premise that you have a very short period of time with someone to introduce … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Your last chance to get your Master Pass for #SotonFreshers – unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

» 23 September 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Your last chance to get your Master Pass for #SotonFreshers – unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

HURRY! #SotonFreshers 2016 is TOMORROW! This is your last chance to get your Master Pass!

Tickets to #SotonFreshers are selling fast! If you don’t want to miss out on the only Official University of Southampton Freshers’, get your tickets as soon as possible from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

Don’t forget, that with our Master Pass, you have all this to look forward to:

Welcome Party with Chris Stark and Drop Division – Saturday 24, Sunday 25, Monday 26 September (different dates for each halls)
Foam Party – Thursday 29, Friday 30 and Saturday 30 September (different dates … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Coffee lovers unite for The Art of Coffee

» 23 September 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Coffee lovers unite for The Art of Coffee

If there is one thing that can fuel students through revision and late night essay writing, it’s coffee – but can you make coffee that looks as good as it tastes?!

Now is the time to learn! The Bridge is hosting a Master Class to offer you the chance to learn how to create beautiful coffee art with Dhan Tamang, winner of the UK Latte Art Championship for four years running.

Discover the origin of coffee and various brewing methods before creating and sampling your own work of coffee art!

See whats brewing on our official Facebook event.

Where? Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The Edge and SUSUtv launch an exciting new screenplay competition

» 23 September 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on The Edge and SUSUtv launch an exciting new screenplay competition

The Edge Editor, Anneka Honeyball talks to us about an exciting new screenplay competition in this week’s blog takeover…

Are you a budding screenwriter with some time on your hands this summer? Do you have an idea for a short film that you’d love to see realised by two national award-winning media departments? Well, if so, you’re in luck because The Edge and SUSUtv have teamed up to launch an exciting new screenplay competition!

As two of the most entertainment-based Union groups on campus, we love seeing new stories and ideas brought to life for others to enjoy – which … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,