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Fern Brady to headline the final Laughter Lounge of the semester

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We are delighted to confirm that Scottish comedy sensation Fern Brady, will be joining us to headline the final Laughter Lounge of the year on Thursday 08 December.

The show. which includes support sets from Darren Harriott and Alistair Williams will open its doors at 19:00 at The Bridge for a 19:30 start.

Tickets remain at the bargain price of just £4 each available from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice with a limited number on the door.

For an extra £2, you can enjoy nachos during the show.

Here’s what you can expect:

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❄️ 12 Days of Christmas BIG Giveaway ❄️

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On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me 3 French hens, 2 turtle doves and a BIG Christmas giveaway! ⛄

Christmas is just around the corner, so we thought we would give you a gift to remember every day for 12 days.

We’ll be giving away 12 amazing prizes collectively worth £400 to give you a Christmas cracker of a day!

What will be under your tree?!

We don’t want you to open your presents all at once, so we won’t reveal all the prizes until the day but we can guarantee that you’ll … Read the rest

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University Road Closures

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University Road will be closed between 19:00-06:00 on 07, 08 and 09 December.

The area between the pelican crossings in front of the crescent will be affected, but the safety bus will still be running.

If you are at uni or attending the Christmas Ball or Karaoke, you can catch the safety bus in the coach bay where the WSA shuttle bus stops (next to the Interchange area).

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Safety Bus Times over the festive season

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We know that January can be a stressful time for you what with exams (dare we mention it) and adjusting to life back at uni after Christmas.

That’s why we have arranged for the Safety Bus to run from 20:00-06:30 between Monday 09 January – Monday 30 January. You can get back home safely whether it is pitch black or the early hours for just £1.50.

Find out more on our website.

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OPSoc PGR students shed light on science at Winchester Cathedral Primary Science Festival

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Postgraduate Research students from Optics and Photonics Society (OPSoc) took part in the Winchester Cathedral Primary Science Festival on 08 and 09 November.

The festival, now in its second year, helps pupils to explore science in the spectacular medieval building, working with scientists to carry out practical experiments.

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the festival is organised to help Year 6 pupils gain an understanding of science in the working world including sound, geology and light as part of their Key Stage 2 Science National Curriculum studies.

The festival was a success with 120 primary school pupils and their … Read the rest

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Christmas Opening Hours

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The holidays are nearly upon us and while you’re tucking into your roast spuds, we’ll be working like little elves ready to organise some great events and services for you in the New Year. But just like you, there will be days where we’ll need to take forty winks, preferably after a good roast. For those of you staying in Southampton over the winter break, we’re keeping The Stag’s open on the weekend of the 07 and 08 January 2017 for you to have a post-Christmas catch-up with your best ones.Take note of our opening times below for more dates … Read the rest

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Women of Wessex: Celebrating the success of our female athletes

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We’re celebrating the success of our female athletes this week as part of Women in Sport week, which runs between 23-30 November.

Make sure you don’t miss out on any of these great events – all are welcome.

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Thank you: We bid farewell to Debbie from The Shop after 31 years service

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Today we celebrated the career of one of our longest standing employees, Ms Debbie Geddes, who is retiring after 31 years (and two months) with the Union.

Debbie has worked with four Shop Managers and in four different locations of the shop – including a nine year run at the Archers Road Campus.  Debbie was part of a strong core of long term staff members who have ensured that our shop is consistently one of the best in the country.  She inducted and managed thousands of student employees over the years and has always been a shop favourite with her … Read the rest

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WSA Quiz and Curry Festive Special – Tickets on sale now

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Jingle all the way with Christmas music, festive quiz questions as we party at the final quiz of the year.

We’re celebrating the beginning of the festive season at WSA with a Christmas-themed version of our popular fortnightly WSA Quiz and Curry.

Join us on Tuesday 06 December between 18:00-22:00 for more quizzical fun as we embrace the Christmas festivities at the WSA Cafe.

Entry tickets are just £1 and include 1 raffle ticket, though you will have a chance to buy more on the night. Get yours at unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

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Creative Industries Careers Sessions – new events added

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Monday sees the start of Creative Industries Careers Sessions – a host of events and networking opportunities to help give you a step towards your chosen career in the Creative Industries and we have added more events to the programme!

Are you interested in a career in the Creative Industries? Whether you want to become an artist, writer, actor or you are interested in the technical side of production and behind-the-scenes work, we are here to help.

Browse our events below and make sure you pre-register for all sessions on our Eventbrite (all sessions are free).

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