Welcome to term 3! We know this is a strange way to be returning to your studies but we hope you’re all settling in and getting used to online learning.

As you’ll know this week is Transition Week, and you might have spotted we are taking over Wednesday afternoon and Friday! This is your chance to find out how to get involved with our societies from afar, and the support available to you.

You can find the full Transition Week timetable on Blackboard Faculty Hubs.

Wednesday 22 April, 14:00 – 17:00

Wednesday is our day to showcase our fantastic societies and how you can get still get involved even though we are apart with virtual classes and tutorials! Check out the timetable of what you can get involved with below (all activities are free!).

14:00Spanish, Latin, American and Portuguese Society – Spanish Lesson. Join in on our Facebook page.
15:00Sign Language Society – Beginner lesson in British Sign Language. Join in on our Facebook page.
16:00Persian Society Pilates class. Follow @sepidpilates on Instagram to join in.
16:00Fandom Society ‘Over the Hedge’ watch party. This will be via Netflix Party app – join the Fandom Society group to link up with them here: University of Southampton Fandom Society.
17:00Italian Society – Learn how to cook risotto. Join in on our Facebook page.
18:00Hookers, Knitters and Stitchers – How to make a mini rainbow macrame tutorial. Join in on our Facebook page.
18:00 – Zumba Society live fundraising class – Zoom details are Meeting ID: 345-786-1487 and password is Zumba

Throughout the day we will also be launching our free sports survey and the official save-the-date for AU Ball 2020 and Society and Volunteering Awards 2020. Our VP Activities, Fiona, will be taking over our Instagram (@union_soton).

Friday 24 April, 10:00 -18:30

Friday is one big hello to SUSU, and everything we can offer students! We will be reminding you of the support and representation available as well as sharing even more fun activities from our societies. Check out the timetable of society activities below (everything is free to enjoy!).

12:00Wellbeing Writing Workshop – find out more: Wellbeing Friday: Writing Workshop
14:00Fandom Society: Studio Ghibli Watch Party – find out more: Fandom Watchparty
17:00 Yoga Society Wellbeing Class – book on Zoom here: YogaSoc Wellbeing Class
18:00 Zumba Society Class – Zoom details are Meeting ID: 345-786-1487 and password is Zumba
18:00Academic Awards 2020, on our Facebook page.

We will also be sharing information throughout the day on our Course Reps, how to cope with loneliness, The Advice Centre, and our Friday Q&A. Our VP Welfare and Community, Laura, will be taking over our Instagram (@union_soton).

And of course, we will be finishing the day with…. the Academic Awards 2020! The virtual ceremony will begin at 18:00 on our Facebook page – make sure to dress up for the occasion and we will see you there.

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