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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway – The Winners

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We’ve really embraced Christmas at the Union this year in a big way. With endless decorations (just look at The Bridge counter), Christmas carols in the office on repeat and quizzes circulating our desks, we just can’t get enough. But to really push the boat out, last week we held our 12 Days of Christmas BIG Giveaway. With 12 incredible prizes up for grabs, our members had the opportunity to take part in challenges and activities for a chance to win.

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Xmas Ball: Stars of Channel 4’s Gogglebox Stephen and Chris confirmed

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We are delighted to announce that¬†stars of Channel 4’s Gogglebox Stephen and Chris are confirmed at Christmas Ball 2016!

They will be serving drinks for you during the evening as part of ‘Stars behind Bars’ at The Diner.

The announcement comes after DJs Philip George, Drop Division and Jenova Collective were announced earlier this week.

Early-bird tickets have already sold out for the event. Standard tickets are available from the Box Office at  www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice for £12 each.

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Refreshers’ Pass 2017

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Don’t feel you partied hard enough at Freshers’? Want another chance to bond with your housemates?

Introducing Refreshers’ 2017!

So many of you said that you thought Freshers’ went too quickly, so we’re giving you another opportunity to relax and refresh!

For just £25 for a wristband, you can expect entry to all this for FREE:
– Plus discounted food deals throughout the city all week!!

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January


  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are ¬£6.50

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Master Pass – Great Weekend Giveaway!

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Our #SotonFreshers¬†Master Pass tickets have been selling in their thousands so we’re celebrating with our Great Weekend Giveaway! Get our Master Pass before midnight tonight (Sunday 18 September) and you could win yourself one of these 10 incredible prizes!


That’s right! You can expect:

‚ėÖ A free attempt at our Braveheart Challenge in The Diner worth ¬£7.50

‚ėÖ A meal for two in The Bridge

‚ėÖ A free stationery starter kit

‚ėÖ A year’s supply of pizza at The Stag’s

‚ėÖ A University of Southampton branded hoodie

‚ėÖ Two tickets to our Freshers’ Christmas Ball

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Freshers’ Ball – Sigma, Becky Hill and Majestic headlining

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Chart topping¬†DJ dance duo Sigma, singing¬†sensation Becky Hill and multi-instrumentalist MC Majestic are headlining this year’s Freshers’ Ball!

One of the highlights of the Freshers’ calendar, our Freshers’ Ball on Saturday 08 October, rounds off an incredible Freshers’¬†fortnight¬†of events. You will have made friends with your new housemates, settled into your accommodation and be raring for a cracking year. Our Freshers’ Ball provides you with the perfect opportunity to get dressed¬†to impress and grab your best ones for one final blow-out to kickstart term.

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Freshers’ Master Pass Announcement

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6,000 students. 10 huge events. 1 Master Pass.

That’s right. With our¬†Freshers’ Master Pass, you can get all of this:

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  • Welcome Party 1: Saturday 24 September – Erasmus Park, City Gateway, Mayflower, Private Rented
  • Welcome Party 2: Sunday 25 September – Archers Road, Bencraft, Chamberlain, Monte
  • Welcome Party 3: Monday 26 September – Connaught, Glen Eyre, Highfield, Liberty Point
  • 21:00-02:00
  • The Union¬†(B42), Highfield campus

Your first introduction to student life. Get to know your new housemates with the ultimate night out.¬†We want you all of you to get involved, … Read the rest

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Congratulations and we’ll see you at #SotonFreshers

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Congratulations to everyone who has got into the University of Southampton today!

We can’t wait to meet you at #SotonFreshers

We will be releasing our Freshers’ Master Pass events tomorrow from 09:00 on our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice. You can be the first to find out about our Freshers’ events when we announce them on our¬†official Freshers’ Facebook page.

If you have any questions about student life at Southampton, join the conversation on our Twitter account @Union_Soton using the hashtag #SotonFreshers and we will get back to you.


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Graduating this year? Here’s 50 things to do before you leave Southampton

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However hard we try to deny it, the end of the year is nigh, which means another cohort of amazing students have to graduate from Southampton and go forth into the wide world. But have no¬†fear ‚Äď there‚Äôs still a month or so¬†left to make the most of your time in Southampton, so we‚Äôve compiled a list of 50 things to do before you leave our humble city.

  1. Have a BBQ on The Common
  2. Find one of the prizes in the Hartley Treasure Hunt
  3. Get a selfie with Susu the cat
  4. Indulge in a 10 piece breakfast from
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WSA Summer Ball – Standard tickets now available!

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Round off the year with a final farewell to your friends at WSA with the Summer Ball. Soiree until the early hours with a Gatsby-style twist and enjoy the company of those who have been there from the very beginning!

When?: Saturday 18 June

Where?: Winchester Guidhall

What time?: 20:30

First release and early-bird tickets have already sold out, so get your tickets if you don’t want to miss out!¬†Standard¬†tickets are on sale now at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice¬†for just ¬£20 each!

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Laughter Lounge – Adam Hess, Luke Benson and Charlie Baker

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We hope you enjoyed the first Laughter Lounge of the summer season with headline act Pierre Novellie putting on a cracking show! If you enjoyed it, you will be pleased to find out that our next show is on Thursday 12 May in The Bridge at the usual time of 19:00 with Adam Hess, Luke Benson and Charlie Baker confirmed as the acts.

Stay tuned on the Facebook event for the Big Red membership deal announcement coming soon!

At our last event, our Big Red members got to bring THREE friends for FREE!

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