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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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25
Mar

Team Southampton WIN Varsity 2019

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Team Southampton have won again beating Portsmouth by 32 points at Varsity, the biggest Sporting event of the year.

Varsity takes place between Southampton and Portsmouth each year with the Students’ Unions hosting the event on alternate years. The University of Portsmouth Students’ Union (UPSU) hosted this year’s event with Team Southampton arriving in style to #DefendTheCrown 👇

The final scores were 174 to Southampton and 142 to Portsmouth marking this as the 10th win in 11 years.

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07
Dec

Women in Sport Week: Georgia and Rianna’s Story

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This week is Women in Sport Week, an annual week with free sports taster sessions, guest speakers and sport challenges to break down barriers, challenge gender stereotypes and celebrate our amazing women in sport. This is Georgia and Rianna’s story.

Captain Georgia “lives and breathes netball”. After starting when she was just 8 years-old, coached by her mum, she’s played it ever since. Similarly, Sponsorship & Media Secretary, Rianna started playing at school with her local club and it all “just went from there really.”

For both girls, netball has played a major part in their lives, “it’s just so … Read the rest

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05
Dec

Women in Sport Week: Amy’s Story

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This week is Women in Sport Week, an annual week with free sports taster sessions, guest speakers and sport challenges to break down barriers, challenge gender stereotypes and celebrate our amazing women in sport. This is Amy’s story. 

Zumba President Amy, is all about female empowerment, ““I’m always encouraging girls to whoop and scream and I’m always cheering people on even when I’m instructing, I’m always very loud.” laughs Amy.

For Amy, Zumba created a home-from-home after moving away from her family to come to university. “Zumba was a way to make friends and build a sense of community” … Read the rest

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03
Dec

Women in Sport Week: Laura’s Story

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This week is Women in Sport Week, an annual week with free sports taster sessions, guest speakers and sport challenges to break down barriers, challenge gender stereotypes and celebrate our amazing women in sport. This is Laura’s story. 

Laura’s first taste of martial arts was in her local karate hall in rural Essex where there was just seven other members, three of them members of her own family and also two 80-year-old men. “I didn’t get the best experience of martial arts and defending myself ” smiles Laura. “Even though I felt capable, I don’t think I actually was.” Read the rest

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03
Dec

Try free sports this Women In Sport Week!

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This week it’s Women in Sport week here at the Students’ Union. Celebrating by joining in with free taster sessions, guest speakers and sports challenges. Together we will challenge gender stereotypes around sports, break down barriers and show that #SotonGirlsCan!

All events for Women in Sport Week are completely free and open for everyone to attend!

MONDAY 03 December:

Canoe Polo – 10:30-11:30 // (dry session) Team Southampton Hall
Basketball – 11:00-13:00 // Jubilee Sports Hall
Ladies Football – 18:00- 20:00 // Wide Lane
Self-Defence Class – 18:00- 19:45 // The Redbrick
Group Run – 18:15-19:15 // The Redbrick… Read the rest

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22
Nov

ACCC Receive £3,000 Grant from Sport England

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Our Athletics and Cross Country Club (ACCC) recently applied to Sport England for a grant of £3,561 – we are thrilled to report this application was successful!

The funding will be used for new indoor high jump mats and an indoor shot put throwing circle platform.

Jon Pairman, President of ACCC, says: “This equipment is essential for athletics training during the winter and when the weather is poor. Currently the only athletics track in Southampton closes off the high jump mats when the weather is poor, so for the entirety of September through to March/April we cannot train for high jump … Read the rest

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11
Sep

Freshers’ 2018 Sports Tasters Timetable

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Join us during Freshers’ to try different sports for FREE! Our full schedule of tasters is below…
For any tasters held at Wide Lane Sports Ground, the nearest Unilink bus stop is Airport Parkway Road. Wide Lane is located opposite this stop.
**FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER**
FOOTBALL PITCHES, WIDE LANE SPORTS GROUND
Men’s Football 10:00-12:00 & 13:00-15:00
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**SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER**
JUBILEE SWIMMING POOL, HIGHFIELD CAMPUS
Lifesaving 20:00 – 22:00
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JUBILEE SPORTS HALL, HIGHFIELD CAMPUS
Basketball 09:00-12:00
Netball 12:00-15:00
Volleyball 15:00-18:00
Trampolining 18:00-20:00
Fencing 18:00-21:00
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TEAM SOUTHAMPTON SPORTS HALL, B42 HIGHFIELD CAMPUS
Cricket Mens 11:00-14:00
Archery 14:00-17:00
Korfball 17:00-19:00
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27
Jul

Sport and Wellbeing memberships: an update

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Hi everyone, Steve Gore, your 2018-19 VP Sports here!

01 August 2017 marked an important date for the roughly 9,000 students that use Sport and Wellbeing facilities at the University of Southampton. This was the date when Sport and Wellbeing introduced a new tiered membership system and departed from their “one size fits all” business model, primarily in an effort to manage the overcrowding of the gym in Jubilee Sports Centre.

01 August 2018, a year to the day, will see Sport and Wellbeing introduce another change to their offer, but this time it’s a change led by student … Read the rest

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11
Jul

Very Important Sports Announcement

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We have a very important sporting announcement for today… in case you haven’t heard…

 

 

 

It’s coming home. 🙂


The Union will be showing the World Cup semi-final tonight on big screens, including in The Stag’s.

Come on England!… Read the rest

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