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Join the first Alumni vs Students Sports Quiz

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Calling all students – you’re invited to the first Alumni v Students Sports Quiz!

The University are holding their first ever Alumni v Students Sports Quiz, hosted by the BBC’s Zoe Kleinman, alongside some familiar faces from across the University.

The quiz will be held on Thursday 30 July, 19:00, on the University of Southampton Alumni Facebook page.

Sign up for your free place via Eventbrite: Alumni vs Students Sports Quiz.
Select that you’re playing for Team Student and start quizzing – that’s all it takes! (Please note, if you don’t register there is no guarantee you’ll … Read the rest

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Fun Facts About Our Union

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So you’re coming to Southampton in just a few weeks now, and it’s only right that you find out the most important and useful facts about our Union. Well make sure you check out some other blogs, because this one is all about some of the quirkier and more fun facts about the Union and the alumni!

  1. So among the many alumni that have passed through our doors, some of them have gone on to very big things! Top of the list is normally Radio 1 DJ, and former Surge DJ and SUSUtv member Chris Stark, who loves to come
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Fun Facts: University of Southampton Famous Alumni

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Where are they now?

We have thousands of amazing students, and some of them have gone on to become household names. Here is what some of our alumni have ended up doing…

Chris Stark
The Radio 1 presenter known for his cringe-inducing interviews with celebs began his radio career here at Southampton where he presented on Surge Radio. After graduating with a degree in Politics in 2008, he’s now become a regular on the Scott Mills show and is renowned for THAT interview with Mila Kunis. Scott Mills was also involved in Surge Radio, even though he was never a … Read the rest

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BBC Radio 1’s Scott Mills’ show comes to the Students’ Union and they need YOU!

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BBC Radio 1 DJs Scott Mills and University of Southampton alumni Chris Stark have confirmed a visit to the Students’ Union on Friday 9th October to wrap up their student tour across five UK universities.

The tour, which will also visit Stirling, Liverpool, Shropshire and Aberystwyth, will be broadcast live every day from Monday 5th – Friday 9th October from 1-4pm during Scott’s regular radio show slot.

The exciting news, confirmed by a news article on the BBC Radio 1 website, will follow up the recent involvement that Chris Stark has had with our Freshers’ Welcome parties. … Read the rest

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It’s that time of the year where we say a fond farewell to students who, having finished their programme of study, are going to be attending their graduation ceremonies.

After all the exams have been finished and marked, all the coursework has been moderated and all of the dissertations now handed back, students will return to Southampton for one last hurrah as they don the hat and robe and collect their certificates confirming that they have finished their studies and will be going into the world with a degree.

Around 5,000 students will attend Graduation at the University of Southampton … Read the rest

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Calling all students! Can you tell us why you #LoveSouthampton?

Southampton has over 36,000 students living and studying in the city, (there’s around 23,000 enrolled at the University of Southampton alone!) each with their own special reasons why they #LoveSouthampton. The University is creating a campaign that will capture and celebrate our students’ positive experiences of the city and all the delights it has to offer and share these stories with prospective students within the region, the rest of the UK and overseas.

This campaign will aim to capture a mixture of our own content as well as many stories … Read the rest

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