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The EVAs Awards shortlist is now live

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After much consideration, we are pleased to announce the shortlisted students for our Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs) Awards.

The quality of nominations was extremely high and we had a tough job whittling down the longlist, but we are excited to announce the award winners at our ceremony on Friday 12 May at 19:00 in The Cube.

To view the full list, go to www.unionsouthampton.org/evas

Non-dining tickets are available for just £15 each at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

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Sleaford Mods set to play Garden Court

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Nottingham-based punk-hop duo, Sleaford Mods, have been confirmed to play Garden Court on Friday 03 November.

Their punk-inspired, minimalist music style has been praised by critics, who have dubbed the band  “the most compelling live act in music act right now” (The Guardian).

With lyrics covering life in austerity-Britain, the pair’s music is reminiscent of Happy Mondays’ Shaun Ryder, The Fall’s Mark E. Smith and The Streets.

Tickets are £18.50 each, available to purchase from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

 

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Tap. Choose. Change. It’s Time to Pick Your Favourite Logo

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Last October you voted and told us that you wanted the Union Southampton brand with the ‘SUSU’ name. Since then, we have been working hard and have developed a series of brand new logos which combine our current identity and the SUSU name.

We are pleased to announce that all of you will have the opportunity to pick your favourite logo from Monday 08 to Friday 12 May as part of our Tap. Choose. Change. campaign.

It’s simple; all you have to do is select your preferred logo out of three different designs. You can do this using your … Read the rest

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SUSUtv shortlisted for Best Media Society at National Societies Awards

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You may remember reading our recent blog post, calling for nominations for the National Societies Awards.

Following a flurry of nominations, we are delighted to announce that our student-run television station, SUSUtv have been shortlisted for Best Media Society.

Head of Publicity, Tara Granea comments, “Everyone here at the station is absolutely delighted with this nomination! We’ve been working so hard all year and, although we don’t do it for the awards, it’s such a great feeling to see everyone’s effort pay off. We’re very grateful!”

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Grad Ball: Club Drive confirmed as support for Don Broco

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Another day, another exciting Grad Ball announcement!

We are pleased to announce that Club Drive will be supporting alt. rock band, Don Broco, at Grad Ball on Saturday 01 June.

The four-piece pop/funk band, have previously featured as BBC Radio 1’s Track of the Week after being spotted by the BBC Introducing team. Dubbed as the ‘ones to watch’, the group are set to deliver an energetic support at this year’s Garden Court stage.

 

 

The news comes following the announcement of acoustic singer/songwriter, Hannah Trigwell as headliner of the acoustic stage on the Redbrick and DJs Tom Zanetti … Read the rest

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Update: Hindu Society make it through to the Battle of Bollywood dance competition finals

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Following our blog last week, we are delighted to announce that Hindu Society have made it through the finals of the Battle of Bollywood dance competition 2017.

The group were given the opportunity to take part in a Facebook ‘like’ competition, battling it out to receive the most likes to enter the finals, which are due to be held in London next year.

Hindu Society President 2017-18, Divyansh Dixit, comments, “We’re absolutely delighted with the win and the chance to represent Southampton in the final for the 2018 competition. Hopefully we can make everyone proud and bring the … Read the rest

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Grad Ball: Singer Hannah Trigwell headlines Redbrick acoustic stage

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We are delighted to announce that Leeds singer-songwriter, Hannah Trigwell, will be headlining our acoustic stage on the Redbrick at Grad Ball 2017 on Saturday 10 June.

If you have Ed Sheeran on repeat and your ideal night out is a chilled evening with a few beers and some acoustic guitar, our acoustic stage is the place to be.

The self-taught musician has garnered 70 million views on YouTube and has achieved numerous top-ten singles internationally. You’ll recognise her for her critically acclaimed collaborations with American rock band, Boyce Avenue. Hannah’s voice has been described as “like finding treasure” … Read the rest

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WSA Summer Ball: Spectacular aerial performances, Moulin Rouge themed props and cocktails

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Prepare to be mesmerised with a dazzling aerial performance from a special guest at this year’s WSA Summer Ball on Friday 05 May at Winchester Guildhall.

Join us from 20:30, where we will be greeting the first 50 guests with a free glass of prosecco.

Enjoy decadent mouth-watering cocktails including The Gimlet and The Paloma available for just £4 each or 2 x £7 or enjoy a fruity Strawberry Satine mocktail as you watch our unique line-up of acts that take you through the evening.

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Grad Ball: Don Broco set to headline Garden Court

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We are excited to confirm Don Broco as the act to headline Garden Court for this year’s Grad Ball on Saturday 10 June.

The alt-rock four-piece, most famous for their single, You Wanna Know, have previously supported Bring Me The Horizon and Enter Shikari. Regulars on the festival circuit, the band have performed at Download and Sonisphere.

 

The band are set to play alongside a line-up of other live music and entertainment across our Union venues, including DJs Tom Zanetti and K.O. Kane, who have already been confirmed as the act headlining The Cube.

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What would YOU do at Winchester?

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How do you think we could spend our committee budget to improve student life at Winchester?

Food on Us.

We would like to invite you to two events on Thursday 27 April and Tuesday 02 May, where we can share food and drink and hear your ideas.

Maybe there’s something you think we do well and you’d like to see more of it, or perhaps you have had a light bulb moment for an event that you think would be perfect for WSA. From the wacky to the wonderful – we want to hear from you.

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