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12
Aug

FREE film at Union Films tonight

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. After a packed week of events, including games of snooker, badminton and basketball, plus karaoke, we are offering you the chance to watch Zootropolis for FREE tonight at Union Films.

 

Friday 12 August – Free Film at Union Films

  • 20:00 – 22:00
  • Union Films, Level 3 of Building 42, Highfield campus

Sit back and relax with Zootropolis, a bucket of popcorn, and new friends!

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12
Aug

We launch five new minibuses for students

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We have launched five new minibuses for you to use!

All five fifteen-seater vans have full disabled access, roof racks and have been selected for their low carbon emissions.

The brand new blue Ford Transit vans will be used to deliver you home safely following student nights and library visits as part of our Safety Bus scheme. Student groups, including sports clubs and societies, will also be able to hire the buses for trips and fixtures.

You can access our ‘Safety Bus’ service from the Redbrick area, outside Building 42 at Union Southampton for just £1.50 for journeys within a … Read the rest

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09
Aug

Free sports, Karaoke and films for you

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 09 August – Snooker

  • 17.30-20.00
  • Level 3, Building 42, Highfield campus

They say the centre of the table is your friend, but in our case, you’ll be the centre of your social circle with our free snooker night. Meet us at the entrance to the Union and we’ll show you the way.

Wednesday 10 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 19:00 – 22:00
  • Jubilee Sports Hall
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01
Aug

Free events for you this week

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 02 August – Trip to Sprinkles

  • 19.00-21.00
  • Meet at Highfield Interchange (the main bus stop on campus) and we will walk to Sprinkles together.

Indulge in a sweet treat at one of Southampton’s finest ice cream and waffle parlours.

Wednesday 03 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 17:00 – 20:00
  • Meet us at Avenue Campus and we will walk to Richard Taunton College Sports Hall together.
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21
Jul

Swimmers to watch at Rio 2016

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The Olympic Games 2016 in Rio is set to begin on the 05 August, so to get in the sporting spirit, Rebecca James takes a look at the swimming athletes sure to win gold this summer.

One of the best parts about the Olympics is the fantastic coverage of sport – the mainstream TV channels broadcast events and sports that normally wouldn’t get a look in. And while there have been developments in recent years in terms of the broadcasting of major events in swimming, there is nothing quite like spending a week watching heats, semi-finals and finals. However, because … Read the rest

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15
Jul

Free events you can join in with!

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As part of our Pre-sessional programme, this summer we are offering you the opportunity to join in with tonnes of events and trips for FREE. This year, we have opened our events to all students, because we believe the more, the merrier!

This week we have held an Advice Centre drop-in and an opportunity to try out Tai Chi and play badminton and basketball, plus much more. Now we are getting ready for our trip to Oxford coming up this weekend. If you would like to join us, we will be leaving from Southampton Central Station on Saturday. All you … Read the rest

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04
Jul

30 Things To Do Over The Summer

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Students may be the envy of most of the working world during the long summer holiday, but three months can be a long time to fill. When you’ve finished watching the latest season of Game of Thrones and you’re starting to get a little sick of daytime TV, it’s time to hit our list of things to keep you busy…

  1. Write a letter to your uni friends An actual old-fashioned, pen and paper piece of snail mail.
  2. Go for a run – Download a running app to help you track your progress, hit play on the new Blood Orange
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04
Jul

Welcome to our Pre-Sessional students

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The Pre-sessional programme is back for another summer which means the Union will become a one-stop shop for some great FREE activities and events to welcome our Pre-sessional students. And the best part – you can get involved too!

Get all the support you need to help you settle in with our free Advice Drop-In on Monday, make your halls a home with a herb garden from our gardening session and get to know your fellow students at our BBQ on Friday, plus much more!

Here’s what you can expect:

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28
May

Date for your Diary: Meet the Guide Dogs

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If you missed our WSA Meet the Guide Dogs event on the 05 May, we are giving you another chance to meet our fluffy friends at Highfield campus on:

Thursday 02 June between 11:00-14:00 on the Redbrick Area by Building 42, Union Southampton.

See who will be joining us here.

Do I have to pay?

This event is non-profit, but we do ask you to give a donation to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (who are bringing the dogs!).

Dogs are great, but why are we meeting them?

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25
May

You Are More Than Your Thesis: The Science Room

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You may have already heard about the FREE events and activities we are holding as part of You Are More Than, but what, we hear you cry, are we doing for postgraduate students?!

We know that many of you are in the midst of relentless work on your thesis and as many of you also juggle jobs as well as study, sometimes things can get a little stressful. That’s why we have been holding our Postgrad Power Teas, where you can grab a free tea, coffee and snack to keep you powering on through the afternoon – perfect for … Read the rest

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