International Cross Campus Scavenger Hunt

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What better way to get to know your new home, then by taking part in our International Cross Campus Scavenger Hunt! We are giving you the opportunity to win one of these great prizes, simply by sending us photos of places from your adventures:

Prizes –delicious and fun prizes to be won!

  • Premier passes to Union Films for your whole team
  • Meal at The Bridge for you and four of your friends
  • £50 to spend at WSA Art Shop
  • A trip to the Union films cinema for your team
  • A pitcher of beer from The Stag’s
  • Toasties for your team from The Stag’s

So what do I have to do?

Explore your surroundings across our campuses and take photos of the items in the list below. Submit your pictures on Twitter and Instagram including:

  • The name of the item you are photographing
  • The hashtag #UsScav16
  • Your team name as a hashtag
  • And don’t forget to tag @union_soton

You must do this to complete your entry and be in with a chance of winning the great prizes above!

So what photos shall I take?


Here is the full list of pictures that we are looking for – get as many as you can!:


Highfield Campus
With Susu the cat
With another cat
With a duck
With a Full-Time Officer of Union Southampton e.g. The President
Valley gardens giant rhubarb (bonus points for scientific name)
With film memorabilia in The Diner
Any other animal on the campus
Seven item breakfast in The Café
At the Freshers’ Ball
With your afternoon tea at The Bridge

With the drag tanks
Hanging out in the red gazebo
With some fancy computers in the study spaces

Southampton City
Titanic memorial
John Hansard gallery
Selfie with Flannagans golden Hare at the art gallery
The beach at Weston Shore
St Mary’s Stadium
The Gas Works
Selfie with Matt Le Tiss
Walking on the historic walls of Southampton
Dressed up at Tudor House Museum
Cruise ship in the harbour

Find a healthy snack
Future site of cancer immunology research centre
DoHaD and Cancer research centre

Gazing wistfully out to sea from the NOC Café
Naval memorabilia
A selfie with Nemo and Dorrie
On a boat

Outside Jane Austen’s House
With King Alfred
On top of St Catherine’s Hill
With the round table in Winchester Great Hall
On the Buttercross
Fish in the WSA pond (bonus points if you can identify them)
On the John Keats walk
Showing off your rad skills at the skate park

With a palm tree indoors
Yellow fountains
Athletics in the stadium
Olympic Swimming pool

Dalian campus China
Computer lab
Art studio

Elisava campus, Barcelona, Spain
In the media studio
In the activity area
In the exhibition hall

Things you can make or do
A heartfelt original poem
An original story
shenanigans and pranks with your friends
A painting
A sketch
A technical drawing by hand
3D printed Susu the cat
Singing a song you wrote

Introducing yourself to your neighbours
Registering to vote
Eating an enormous ice cream
With a local celebrity (e.g. singing hotdog man or Chef Bernie)
Finding the twobicle in Jesters
Giant Jenga at Sobar
Having a flat meal
All the flat washing up being done
Dining at the catered hall
Riding up front on Unilink
Sunset view from halls or house window
Sharing your CommuniTEA with a new friend

How does it all work?


  1. The six teams that submit the most pictures from the list below will be the winners and will be allocated the prizes above
  2. Maximum team size is four people but you can be in different locations e.g. three members in Highfield, one in Malaysia
  3. You must be current University of Southampton students
  4. Pictures must be submitted via twitter or Instagram with hashtag and description. You do not have to be in the pictures but it is encouraged.
  5. Be reasonable to one another
  6. Be aware of your surroundings at all times
  7. Don’t do anything dangerous or illegal
  8. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash
  9. Submissions must be made by the deadline of midnight Sunday 09 October
  10. The judges decisions are final

Have fun! #SotonFreshers













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