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21
Feb

Defend the Crown: Varsity 2019

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Get ready for Varsity 2019 and help Team Southampton defend the crown on Sunday 24 March.

This year Varsity is held at our rival’s campus – the University of Portsmouth. Whether you are competing in Team Southampton or supporting friends and team mates, make sure to buy your ticket and be there to cheer each other to victory!

Tickets are ยฃ12 from the Union’s Box Office and are on sale now.
Your ticket includes entry to Varsity itself, a Varsity 2019 t-shirt, travel to and from Portsmouth and entry to the after party at Oceana Southampton.

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20
Feb

Switch off from screens this National Day of Unplugging

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On Friday 01 March, we will be switching off from our screens and social media to join in with National Day of Unplugging – a ‘communal digital detox’.

From the National Day of Unplugging website – “The National Day of Unplugging (NDU) is an annual 24-hour period, of observing a communal digital detox.
The NDU is an outgrowth of the Sabbath Manifesto, an adaption of our ancestorsโ€™ ritual of carving out one day per week to unwind, unplug, relax, reflect, get outdoors, and connect with loved ones.
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20
Feb

Get your voice heard in UK Parliament

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Find out how to take action and make an impact on decisions made in the UK Parliament at our workshop. You will discover the tools you can use to influence debates, decisions and legislation.

You will also learn how to build effective relationships with MPs and members of the House of Lords. This session is perfect for those wishing to be heard and make a difference on the issues that matter most. An interactive workshop with discussions, debates, games and quizzes.

If you’d like to join us and learn more, please sign up here: bit.ly/SUSUInfluential
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19
Feb

Celebrate Culture Festival 2019

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The Union’s Culture Festival is back during 11 – 24 March 2019, with lots of exciting events planned. Why not come along and discover something new?

Global Village, Monday 11 March, 11:00 – 15:00, Students’ Union
Take a trip around the World with SUSU’s Cultural Societies and learn something new with free food, activities and games.

Tai Chi Chuan – hosted by Hung Leng Kuen Kung Fu Group, Monday 11 March, 19:00 – 20:30, Activities Room (Building 42)
All abilities welcome, your first few sessions will be free!

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07
Feb

Book onto our next Creative Careers Session

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Our next Creative Careers Session will cover Media and Advertising, so book your place today if this is the industry you would love to work in! In these workshops you’ll hear from current industry professionals and top tips for getting ahead.

Creative Careers Session: Media and Advertising
Monday 11 February, 13:30 – 14:30,
The Board Room, Level 2, Students’ Union (Building 42)
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06
Feb

WSA Careers Week: What’s On?

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Monday 25 February – Friday 01 March is Careers Week at WSA, a whole week of workshops, talks and opportunities to learn more about creative careers. Take a look at the full schedule below:

Monday 25 February

“Career Options and Career Readiness” Talk for Undergraduate (BA) students // 12:00 – 13:00 // Seminar Rooms 8 & 9 // Careers and Employability Service.
Book your place here: Career Options and Career Readiness Talk

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04
Feb

Break the Silence this Sexual Consent Awareness Month

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Throughout February, our Sexual Consent Awareness society (SCA) are hosting a variety of events to raise awareness of safe sex, healthy relationships and support.
Take a look at the full calendar of events below:

Self Defence with Hung Lung Kuen Kung Fu society, Tuesday 05 and 07 February, 19:00 – 20:30. FREE self defence class.
The session on Tuesday 05 will be held in the Activities Room, Level 2, Students’ Union (Building 42).
The session on Thursday 07 will be held in the Martial Arts Studio (Level 1, Students’ Union, Building 42)

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04
Feb

LGBT+ History Month: how to get involved

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In collaboration with LGBT+ Society, University of Southampton, and Student Life, we give you LGBT+ Month and it’s a busy one. Below we have some dates for your diaries.


Sunday 03 โ€“ Saturday 09: LOVE

๐Ÿ’— Friday 01: Raise the Flag, 09:00, Flagpole outside Hartley Library 

๐Ÿ’— Friday 01: Rainbow Hand Prints, 09:30-16:00, Bar 2 (Level 2, Students’ Union (B42))

๐Ÿ’— Monday 04: Lived Experiences Event (Survivor Stories)-  bit.ly/2FSZKjV

๐Ÿ’— Tuesday 05: Board Games Night with LGBT+ Soc, 19:00, 34/2019

๐Ÿ’— Wednesday 06: ‘Love, Simon’ Film Screening, 17:00, Union Films 

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04
Feb

Lunar New Year 2019: What’s on

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Celebrate Lunar New Year with us! 

๐Ÿฎ CINEMA SCREENING: Kung Fu Hustle – 03 February, 17:00 // Union Films. Free for all students and staff, tickets are first come, first served. Film will be in Mandarin with English subtitles. 

๐Ÿฎ LUNAR NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY: 04 February, 17:00 – 19:00 // WSA Cafe. Karaoke and board games and first drink is free! 

๐Ÿฎ FREE FOOD GIVEAWAY: 05 February, 11:30 – 13:30 // Concourse. 

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01
Feb

What do you want to see at this year’s Grad Ball?

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If you’re in your final year at Southampton, the end of your studies is near and we want to make sure Grad Ball is everything you want it to be!

Grad Ball 2019 will be on Saturday 08 June at the Students’ Union.
It’s your event, so we are giving the choice of entertainment to you! The options are:

THEMES

Would you like the Students’ Union to be completely transformed, with themed entertainment and performances?
This ticket will cost between ยฃ20 – ยฃ25. If you prefer this option, click THEMES when voting.
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