Last Friday saw our annual Athletic Union Ball, complete with a full awards ceremony celebrating the sporting achievements of Team Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium.
The night was”buzzing”, with students enjoying a three course meal, followed by the awards and an after-party with our resident DJ, Drop Division, who played until the early hours.
Our Vice-President Sports, Tom Provan, gave a speech praising the teams and commented on winning Varsity to lots of woops and cheers.
We caught up with students who attended the night to ask them their best tips for students thinking of getting into sport while at … Read the rest
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Thank you to everyone who nominated someone deserving for one of our awards.
We received a total of 181 nominations for our Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs), which have been carefully whittled down to a shortlist of 66 entries.
You can view the shortlist of EVAs nominees here.
The EVAs are taking place on 6th May in The Cube. Find out more by joining the Facebook event.
In the sporting world, we’re also excited to confirm that this year’s AU Ball will be appropriately headlined by sporting star and England rugby icon turned DJ, James Haskell.
The AU … Read the rest
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While you’re off on your Easter holidays, we are planning lots of exciting events and activities for the summer. From end of year Balls, BBQs and club nights, the events calendar is looking packed and you’re invited…
Athletic Union (AU) Ball – 29th April
Celebrate the achievements of the Athletic Union, including Team Southampton’s Varsity 2016 win with an end of year Ball held at the Ageas Bowl. Tickets are due to go on sale from the Box Office on 22nd April.
Intra-Mural (IM) Ball – 4th May
Aside from Team Southampton, we have lots of sports teams … Read the rest
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Varsity 2016 is epic, exciting and fierce as our Team Southampton heroes battle it out at sports against the University of Portsmouth on Sunday 13th March.
Held at various venues across Southampton this year, including Wide Lane, Jubilee Sports Centre, SUSU (Building 42) and the Watersports Centre, you can show your support on your doorstep.
With over 2000 competitors, this is the largest sporting event in both Athletic Unions’ calendars and a competitive day of sport is guaranteed! But whether you have been involved in Southampton’s sports teams since you arrived at University, or you have never played a sport … Read the rest
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Every year our Athletic Union goes head to head with local rivals at the University of Portsmouth in one of the biggest events in the University sporting calendar.
Having hosted and obliterated the competition for the last four years we’ve decided to even out the odds a little, and this year we’re taking the fight to Portsmouth!
On Sunday 17th March we’ll find out if the Varsity Cup will be coming back to Southampton with our teams – who need YOU to come along, give your support and cheer them on to victory.
Tickets for both competitors and spectators are … Read the rest
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