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01
Mar

Chortle Comedy Awards come to The Bridge

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The Chortle Student Comedy Awards is coming to The Bridge tomorrow night from 19:00.

The awards gives young student comedians a chance to get exposure for their stand-up comedy routines. Comedians such as the Inbetweeners’ Simon Bird, Chris Ramsey, Joe Lycett, Tom Rosenthal, Ian Stirling and Tom Deacon have all launched their careers at the acclaimed awards.

If you’re interested in comedy or you fancy a night off the library to have a good laugh with friends, why not join us?! You can get tickets for just £4 from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice or £6 including nachos.

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01
Mar

Academic Awards Nominations are Open

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Our annual Academic Awards ceremony returns on Thursday 11 May to The Cube, where we will be donning our best finery in preparation to celebrate the academic achievements of University staff and our Academic Reps.

Who do you think deserves an award?

If you have been inspired by a lecturer or perhaps one of our Academic Reps has gone above and beyond to represent you on your course – we want to hear from  you!

You can now nominate the people that you think deserves to be recognised for their contribution to academia before midnight on Wednesday 15 March at: … Read the rest

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08
Feb

Performing Arts Societies’ members scoop 5 nominations at Daily Echo Curtain Call Awards

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Five members of our Performing Arts societies were nominated for the Daily Echo’s Curtain Call Awards in January. The Academy Award-style ceremony took place at Southampton’s Grand Harbour Hotel on Friday 27 January with more than 400 actors and theatre lovers in attendance to celebrate the achievements of youth amateur dramatics groups in the South.

The nominations are as follows:

  • Darius Timmerman (Theatre group) for his role as Moses in Animal Farm. Applauded for realising “his inner holy roller perfectly as this preaching crow”.
  • Charlie Randall (Showstoppers) received two nominations for his roles as Paul Muddle in Freelancers and Stephano
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14
Nov

SUSUtv and Wessex Films win seven awards at Southampton Film Festival

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Massive congratulations to SUSUtv and Wessex Films for winning a total of seven awards for their films submitted as part of the Exposure Filmmakers 48 Hour Film Challenge at last month’s Southampton Film Week.

SUSUtv has been awarded ‘Best Editor’ for their submission Sentence of Sentience that tells the story of an AI who is given 24 hours to live as a human.

Wessex Films took home six awards for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best SFX, Best Actor and Best Actress.

Twenty teams of up to six crew members were given 48 hours to create a short film … Read the rest

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23
Sep

The Edge and SUSUtv launch an exciting new screenplay competition

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The Edge Editor, Anneka Honeyball talks to us about an exciting new screenplay competition in this week’s blog takeover…

Are you a budding screenwriter with some time on your hands this summer? Do you have an idea for a short film that you’d love to see realised by two national award-winning media departments? Well, if so, you’re in luck because The Edge and SUSUtv have teamed up to launch an exciting new screenplay competition!

As two of the most entertainment-based Union groups on campus, we love seeing new stories and ideas brought to life for others to enjoy – which … Read the rest

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14
Jul

Why join SUSUtv?: Our TV station takeover

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In the same year that our very own student-led television station, SUSUtv, turns ten years old, we caught up with new Station Manager, Alex Smith, to find out why he thinks you should give SUSUtv a go. 

Now although I only became a member of SUSUtv at the beginning of last year, I have truly found it to be one of the greatest experiences I’ve had at university. Here is exactly why you should become a member of your Union’s TV Station!

Firstly, you get the chance to make exactly what you want and are given the opportunity to investigate Read the rest

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25
Apr

Awards Ceremonies update

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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.

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19
Apr

Awards Ceremonies: Tickets on sale on Wednesday 20 April!

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As you may have heard, you are about to experience SUSU awards season. This is when we host a range of opportunities for you to celebrate your fellow staff and students (or your own!) successes from across the year!

This is what we have coming up:

Athletic Union (AU) Ball 

Friday 29 April 2016 at The Hilton, Ageas Bowl

Academic Awards

Thursday 5 May at The Cube

Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs)

Friday 6 May at The Cube

‘So how do I get tickets’, we hear you cry?!

We are delighted to announce that TICKETS ARE ON SALE at 12pm … Read the rest

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06
Apr

SUSUtv have been highly commended for two NaSTA Awards

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Our very own student-led television station, SUSUtv, have been Highly Commended at this year’s NaSTA (National Student Television Association) Awards.

The team were recognised for Best Live coverage for this year’s SUSU Elections Night Live and Engineering student Will Garside was Highly Commended for Best Documentary Award for Radar – Britain’s Shield, about the history of the spitfire and its first flight from Southampton airport. Garside’s documentary has previously Best Direction award at the SUSUtv Student Film Festival.

The NaSTA awards have been considered a prestigious accolade to student media outlets for over forty years. As well as … Read the rest

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22
Mar

Awards Ceremonies: Save the date!

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Thank you to everyone who has nominated a deserving student for either an Athletic Union Award or an Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs) Award! It is lovely to recognise the achievements of students and show that we appreciate your hard work!

If you want to go along to the Awards ceremonies to see the winners accept their awards (cue the emotional Oscars-style acceptance speeches!), then make sure you save these dates:

Athletic Union (AU) Ball 

Friday 29th April 2016 at The Hilton, Ageas Bowl

Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs)

Friday 6th May at The Cube

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