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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.

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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:

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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

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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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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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