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Take a Lead This Autumn Elections

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Nominations for our Autumn Elections are now open, so take a lead on your course, your Halls and your campus. This is your chance to make change to your university life and share the ideas of your peers to the Union, the University and the wider world. You can nominate yourself at susu.org/elections.

Academic Reps

Our Academic Reps are there to listen to the concerns, ideas and issues of everyone on their course and relay these to us and the University.

Halls Committees

Every Halls at the University has a Halls Committee, including one for students living in Private … Read the rest

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Freshers’ Rave and Freshers’ Ball Tickets Selling Fast!

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Freshers’ 2017 has kick-started and what an incredible first few days it’s been! Chris Stark and Drop Division brought the house down at our Welcome Parties in The Cube. If you had an amazing night at your Welcome Party, or loved heading out into Southampton with Bloc Party, then you are sure to have a blast at Freshers’ Rave and Freshers’ Ball, too. Tickets are selling fast so make sure you buy yours soon to guarantee another two fantastic Freshers’ events. Tickets are available from the Box Office in Building 42 and our online Box Office.

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Delicious Desserts and New Study Spaces!

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We’re always working to improve your student experience, that’s why we’ve made a few changes to some of our outlets over the summer…

American Coffee Shop, Bar Three

Looking for the ultimate barista experience? Look no further than our brand new American style coffee shop, Bar Three, which is now open! We won’t just be serving hot drinks either – we’ll be selling iced coffees in a multitude of flavours, as well as iced, slushy cocktails, milkshakes and refreshing fruit smoothies too.

Each day, we’ll have a selection of tasty American themed cakes, pies and cheesecakes, as well as brownies, … Read the rest

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Freshers’ 2017 Halls Events Announced

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Freshers’ is fast approaching and we can’t wait to welcome so many new faces to the Union for three weeks of events, activities and lots of parties! As well as all the main Freshers’ events run by the Union (a full calendar of events can be found at susu.org/calendar), your Halls Committees also run a series of exciting events to help you settle in, get to know each other and show you the best places to head out to in Southampton. The official Freshers’ Master Pass gets you entry to lots of Halls events, as well as 12 amazing … Read the rest

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What does the new Sport and Wellbeing Membership mean for students?

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I’m Steve, your VP Sports at Students’ Union. My job is to help give students opportunities to compete in sport at all levels and represent your student voice to the University and the wider community. In my first blog I will be talking about the controversial recent changes in the Sport and Wellbeing membership from a student perspective. I’ll explain what has changed and why, and look at who is losing out and who will benefit under the new scheme. I will also discuss some exciting new developments in sports at the University of Southampton that will hopefully make … Read the rest

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Freshers’ FAQ

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With Freshers’ fast approaching, we’ve devised a list of frequently asked questions to clarify a few things – we hope you find it useful.

When does Freshers’ start?

We’re proud to offer not one, not two but three whole weeks of Freshers’! This begins on Welcome Weekend (Saturday 23 September/Sunday 24 September).

When do lectures begin?

Semester One starts on Thursday 28 September. You can find out all the key dates for the academic year here.

What’s the difference between the Master Pass and Variety Pass?

We’ve seen a few pages circulating social media claiming to offer ‘official’ Southampton … Read the rest

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Brand New 44-Seat Bus for WSA Students!

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We are delighted to announce that a brand new 44-seat bus will be replacing the smaller WSA shuttle bus from Monday 18 September.

Following the success of the WSA shuttle bus, and our ongoing lobbying with the University, the University have introduced a larger, more regular bus, that will allow more WSA students to travel between our Highfield and Winchester campuses. This is something which many of you have asked for, so we’re extremely pleased that it has been put into action. The larger bus will enable more WSA students to make the most out of everything we have to … Read the rest

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Southampton Freshers’ 2017: What’s On

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Starting university is an exciting new experience and we want to make sure you kick start your student years with a fantastic Freshers’ Week (which is in fact three weeks!). Some of you will have your Freshers’ events organised and ready; others might be unsure what to expect. We are here to help out.

We have an amazing line-up of events and activities planned for you. Freshers’ is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, discover new hobbies and experience everything the Union has to offer. It’s also chance to enjoy some huge student parties and great entertainment. We can’t … Read the rest

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