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Last Day To Buy Grad Ball Tickets At £35

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With just 10 days to go until Grad Ball 2017 today is your last chance to buy tickets at £35 before the price increases to £40 tomorrow! Get yours at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

Don’t miss out on your chance to celebrate the end of University in style on Saturday 10 June as the Union hosts Grad Ball, with acts ranging from Don Broco to Tom Zanetti and KO Kane performing across multiple stages to keep you entertained on the night. Add to that some amazing drinks deals and what more could you want?

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Grad Ball 2017: There’s Even More to Get Excited About…

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In yesterday’s blog post, we revealed the drink offers exclusive to The Stag’s and Garden Court at this year’s Grad Ball. Today, we’re through the doors of Building 42 and eager to explore what the 4 venues in here have on offer.

Let’s kick things off with The Bridge…

The Bridge will be serving up a whole range of thirst-quenching summer cocktails, which will be 2 for 1 all night long. You’ll be able to grab a drink for yourself and a friend (or two for you…) and some headphones, before hitting the dance floor for our very last Silent … Read the rest

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Grad Ball 2017: Celebrating at The Stag’s and Garden Court

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Yesterday we revealed the drink deals exclusive to our Acoustic Stage on the Redbrick at this year’s Grad Ball. Today we want to give you some more exciting information about what you can expect in The Stag’s and Garden Court.

Stag’s Karaoke fans, this one’s for you!

If walls could talk, we’re pretty sure that the ones in our beloved Stag’s would sing, considering the number of hilarious karaoke nights which have taken place here. In our recent Twitter poll, you told us that karaoke was your all-time favourite, so we’ll be enjoying some Massaoke. If you didn’t know … Read the rest

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Grad Ball 2017: Fizz and Fun on the Redbrick!

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Can you believe that Grad Ball 2017 is just over two weeks away? We hope that you’ve been perfecting your selfie poses (in between revision and essay submissions, of course) as we prepare to celebrate your time here as a student, Southampton style! Throughout the week we will be announcing some more exciting information about what you can expect on the big day.

To start things off, let’s set the scene on the Redbrick, for what’s shaping up to be an incredible night.

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SUSUtv WIN at the NaSTA Peoples Choice Awards 2017

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It’s been an incredibly successful weekend for our student television station, SUSUtv, who have won an impressive 4 awards at the NaSTA People’s Choice Awards 2017. They were also Highly Commended in another 2 categories.

SUSUtv won in the following categories: On-Screen Talent Award (Tom Pethick), Unsung Hero Award (Dave Williams), Technical Innovation Award (Developing VT Manager) and Content Innovation Award (Women in Sport Live). They were Highly Commended for the Live Award (EU Referendum Live) and the Open Award, for their hilarious piece titled “Where do Snowmen Go in the Summer?”.

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Supporting our nursing students

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We are extremely proud of our student nurses and the hard work and dedication they put into their very demanding studies. We are grateful to those who choose a profession that requires such passion and commitment.

We have a history of supporting our 2,500 nursing members, and we strongly condemn the comments and sentiments expressed towards them today. We take any complaints seriously, and will investigate them thoroughly.

With the current political situation, and the General Election coming up, we strongly encourage students’ political involvement and healthy debate, but will not tolerate offensive comments or behaviour.

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WSA End of Term BBQ

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We are delighted to announce that we will be holding a WSA End of Term BBQ on Thursday 08 June.

The annual get-together will kick off from 16:00 on the grass in front of the WSA Cafe.

Students can expect crazy golf and music, with food served from 17:30.

Tickets are a bargain at just £5 each, including a burger, kebab and sausage with onions, salad garnish and sauces! Get yours in advance at the WSA Cafe cash desk.

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Study Tips and Revision

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With exams and deadlines approaching, we have devised some of our top tips to help you revise, prepare and relax. We’ll be posting each one on social media, so you’re never far away from the support you need on the go .

 

Revision

1.       Stick revision notes all around the room/house to help you retain the information by associating it with a particular place. When trying to recall it on the day of the exam, you’ll be able to mentally ‘walk’ through your notes.

2.       Travel to the Past – Do plenty of past papers and questions (if such

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Shift Your Stuff 2017: A Spring clean is the dream

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Shift Your Stuff is back for a third year, helping you to give your unwanted items a new home when you move out of your house this summer. We want to help you donate these items to a good cause, reducing the waste that goes to landfill in the process. It’s really simple.

 

Step One: Collect your stickers and a bag

Available from 31 May until 29 June from the Union’s Highfield reception, Avenue Campus reception and the WSA Café.

 

Step Two: Pack your stuff

 

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What will our new logo be? Tap. Choose. Change Results

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The results are in!

In October 2016, following our All Student Vote, you voted to keep the Union Southampton brand and have the SUSU* name back so we designed three concepts for our new logo.

2,393 of you (over 10% of the membership) have had your say this week in our Tap. Choose. Change. consultation to decide what our new logo should be.

With 1,018 votes (42.5% of the choices), we are pleased to reveal our brand new logo. Without further ado….

The implementation will begin in June, ready for our Open Days in July. Until then, we will be … Read the rest

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