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Welcome 2020: Top Tips For Living in Halls From Students, To Students

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Living in halls is a whole new world of people, experiences and opportunities, and it is such a great way to broaden your horizons, have fun and really immerse yourself in university life. It can be a total change from your life at home, and can be pretty daunting, so we want to give you some advice from the people who have been exactly where you are, about to move into halls, unsure of what to expect. 

We asked students past and present what advice they would give someone moving into halls and here are just a few of the … Read the rest

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Welcome 2020: everything you need to know!

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Welcome 2020 is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to meet you all and welcome you to Southampton! We know you’ll have lots of questions about what you can look forward to in your first few weeks at uni, so here’s everything you need to know…

When is Welcome week?

Welcome 2020 runs for two weeks – Monday 28 September to Sunday 11 October.

What events will there be for Welcome 2020?

This Welcome we are hosting a mixture of online and in-person events. Our online events will include an escape room, quiz night, comedy night and a … Read the rest

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What to Pack for University (and what you can probably leave behind)

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When you move to uni, it may feel like your room is full to the brim with stuff.

You are 1 part person, 3 parts IKEA purchases, shower caddies and pots and pans. There are boxes crammed with things you might need, could need, will inevitably share with your housemates and more tea towels than you know what to do with.

It is however inevitable that out of your entire flat, you won’t be able to find a single clean tea towel in a week. 

So, when you have hundreds of videos from popular studytubers and endless blog posts about … Read the rest

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What roles can I run for this Autumn Elections?

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Use your student voice this year – become an Academic Rep or Student Officer! Represent your course mates and fellow students, and make sure their ideas and concerns are being heard.

Nominations open Monday 28 September at 09:00, and we’ll share more details about how to nominate yourself soon.

There are plenty of roles you can choose to run for in the Elections this term. As well as running as a Course Rep you can run for any of the roles below – and there are sooo many to choose from! Take a look and see which you want to … Read the rest

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