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31
Mar

Taekwondo Club Place Second Overall in BUCS Championships!

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Congratulations to our Taekwondo Club who placed second overall in the first ever BUCS Taekwondo Championships!

On their winning announcement on Facebook, SUTKD said:
“The team spirit at this competition was through the roof. It’s great to have ex members still coming to support SUTKD at these events – Man Fai Ng and Rhys Thomas – and thank you for helping out on the day with helping with match numbers and cheering competitors in the ring.”

“Whether you won or lost, you all got out there and performed to the best of your ability. That’s all we ask for and … Read the rest

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30
Mar

Table Tennis Men’s Second Team Win the Conference Cup!

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Congratulations to our Table Tennis Club Men’s 2nd team, who played Bristol’s 2nd team on Wednesday 11 March in the Conference Cup finals and won with a score of 14 – 3!

Our Men’s teams have now won the Conference Cup for two consecutive years! Next year, both teams (1st and 2nd) will be playing in the National Trophy where the competition will be even harder.

In other news, our Table Tennis Women’s 1st team was unfortunately knocked out of the National Trophy semi finals against a tough Nottingham 3rd team, but to get to the last four teams in … Read the rest

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13
Mar

Varsity 2020 Cancelled

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Following consultation with the University of Portsmouth, who are now unable to participate, we regret to announce that Varsity 2020 has been cancelled.

We are all hugely disappointed that this is the case, particularly after our earlier announcement, but the situation is unprecedented.

We would like to thank all the hard work put into this event by our staff and students.  

We will be in contact with players and spectators to advise them about refunds.

If you have any specific queries about Varsity 2020 please get in contact with us via varsity@susu.org.… Read the rest

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10
Mar

Varsity: All You Need to Know

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With Varsity fast approaching this Sunday 15 March here’s everything you need to know before the big day:

  • For those of you who have bought £12 tickets (THEY ARE NOW SOLD OUT), your last opportunities to collect your t-shirts will be on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 March from the SUSU concourse (reception area of B42).
  • Spectator tickets are now on sale – if you aren’t planning to attend the Varsity after party then these tickets are a much cheaper alternative (although you won’t receive a t-shirt) than the full ticket at only £5.
  • You will be able
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19
Feb

Basketball Club All-Star Event is Back!

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Get your tickets on the Box Office.

The University of Southampton Basketball Club return with their annual All-Star Event this Saturday 22nd February, in the Jubilee Sports Hall.

From 2pm watch your favourite Sharks face off, with live commentary from Surge Radio, performances from the Vixens, a courtside bar and chances to win prizes from Redbull, Domino’s and others!

Day’s Schedule:

Doors open from 1.30pm.

Don’t miss out – get your tickets on the Box Office here!Read the rest

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06
Feb

Southampton University Glider Club get a New Glider!

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SUSU have purchased a brand new glider for Southampton University Glider Club (SUGC) as part of our capital grants funding. We are committed to improving the experience of all our sports clubs – we hope the new glider will help SUGC members enjoy soaring through the skies and developing their skills.

The new glider will be run and maintained by SUGC from their base at the Shalbourne Gliding Club. It also has the tail letters ‘SU’ as a nod to our investment!

What is gliding?

Photo credit: @SUgliding on Facebook

VP Sports Olivia Reed said:

“This is a … Read the rest

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06
Feb

Funding Granted for Clay Pigeon Shooting Club

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SUSU have awarded a grant to University of Southampton Clay Pigeon Shooting Club (SUCPSC) for the purchase of four new sporting shotguns. Running for three years, SUCPSC is one of our newer sports clubs and we hope the new equipment will help their club continue to grow.

What is clay pigeon shooting?

Established in 2017, SUCPSC is a society for anyone interested in clay pigeon shooting. No gun, licence or previous experience is required. They shoot every two weeks at one of many local grounds with socials in-between.

Photo credit: @SUCPSC on Facebook

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30
Jan

Varsity 2020 – Tickets On Sale!

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Ready to #BleedBurgundy? Varsity returns home to Wide Lane and beyond for it’s 12th year! 🏅

Team Southampton will defend their crown against Team Portsmouth on Sunday 15 March and this year is going to be better than ever!

Lets bring it home (again)! 🎉

Your £12 ticket includes entry to Varsity itself, a Varsity 2020 t-shirt, and entrance to the amazing after party!

Get your tickets here: susu.org/boxoffice

Whether you’re competing or spectating, let’s support #TeamSoton towards another victory! 🏆 … Read the rest

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25
Nov

Women in Sport Week

In Sport, What's on

From Monday 25 November to Sunday 01 December it’s Women in Sport Week at SUSU! This week focuses on celebrating the women in our sports teams and encouraging anyone who might not already be involved in sports to try something new.

There are numerous sports taster sessions that you can get involved with throughout the week (open to all):

Multiple other events are also happening in and around campus. Here is a full schedule:

Monday 25 November

11:00-12:45 Coffee And Catch-Up Drop In Q&A with VP Sport Olivia Reed (The Bridge)

13:00 Student Feedback On Sports Development (Building 34/3001)… Read the rest

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21
May

AU Ball 2019: The Winners

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On Friday 17 May Team Southampton celebrated another fantastic year of sporting achievements at the AU Ball 2019, held at St Mary’s Stadium with an evening of awards and entertainment 🏆

All the photos from the night are can now be found on our Facebook page.📸 Photo credit: SUPS events

and the winners are…

FIRST YEAR SPORTSPERSON

Canoe Polo – Olivia George

THE UNION ENGAGEMENT AWARD 

Hillwalking – Serena Hayes

THE JAMES ATHERTON SPORT & WELLBEING AWARD

Athletics & Cross Country – Jon Pairman 

SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 

Netball– Georgia Ivey 

THE MIKE BERESFORD COACH AWARDRead the rest

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