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24
Nov

Creative Industries Careers Sessions – new events added

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Monday sees the start of Creative Industries Careers Sessions – a host of events and networking opportunities to help give you a step towards your chosen career in the Creative Industries and we have added more events to the programme!

Are you interested in a career in the Creative Industries? Whether you want to become an artist, writer, actor or you are interested in the technical side of production and behind-the-scenes work, we are here to help.

Browse our events below and make sure you pre-register for all sessions on our Eventbrite (all sessions are free).

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24
Nov

Laughter Lounge TONIGHT – Tom Deacon, Elliot Steel and Gareth Richards

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Our fortnightly Laughter Lounge show welcomes Tom Deacon, Elliot Steel and Gareth Richards to tonight’s line-up.

Tom Deacon

You may recognise Tom from Tuesday’s Christmas Light Switch-On, where he was joined by his Capital FM co-presenter Emma Real-Davies to turn on the lights across the Union and Highfield campus. The former BBC Radio 1 presenter and Southampton-born comedian started touring as a comedian in 2009 after winning the Chortle Student Comedian of the Year in 2008.

Elliot Steel

Best Debut Show Award nominee at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival and finalist in the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year competition in … Read the rest

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10
Oct

An Audience With Russell Kane TONIGHT

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Last chance to get tickets!

Star of BBC’s Live At The Apollo, Stupid Man, Smart Phone and general funnyman, comedian Russell Kane will be headlining tonight’s An Audience with… with support from Jenny Collier. Hurry and get your tickets before it is too late – www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

The Edinburgh Comedy Award winner is set to hit The Cube stage between 19:00-22:00 as part of our Freshers’ programme.

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The perfect tonic to a fortnight of heavy partying, we challenge you to attend without cracking a smile. From daring gags and hilarious observations, kick off your University experience with an evening of giggles … Read the rest

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21
Sep

Hurry! It’s 3 days til #SotonFreshers – www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

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HURRY! Tickets to #SotonFreshers are selling fast! If you don’t want to miss out on the only Official University of Southampton Freshers’, get your tickets as soon as possible from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

Don’t forget, that with our Master Pass, you have all this to look forward to:

Welcome Party with Chris Stark and Drop Division – Saturday 24, Sunday 25, Monday 26 September (different dates for each halls)
Foam Party – Thursday 29, Friday 30 and Saturday 30 September (different dates for each halls)
Bloc Party – Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September
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20
Sep

Four Days until Freshers’

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HURRY! Tickets to #SotonFreshers are selling fast! If you don’t want to miss out on the only Official University of Southampton Freshers’, get your tickets as soon as possible from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

Don’t forget, that with our Master Pass, you have all this to look forward to:

Welcome Party with Chris Stark and Drop Division – Saturday 24, Sunday 25, Monday 26 September (different dates for each halls)
Foam Party – Thursday 29, Friday 30 and Saturday 30 September (different dates for each halls)
Bloc Party – Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September
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13
Sep

Master Passes are selling fast – Get yours before they sell out at unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

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In just 11 days, you will be heading down to Southampton or Winchester to embark on some of the best years of your lives. Are you ready?!

Giving you 10 amazing chances for you to make friends, party and let off steam before you start your lectures, our Master Passes mark the ultimate start to your student experience.

Our Passes have completely SOLD OUT over the past few years! If they aren’t already sold out in the next couple of weeks, we will be taking them off sale on Friday 23 September at 18:00.

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31
Aug

Introducing ‘An Audience With…Sara Pascoe’

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Star of BBC’s Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week and The Thick of It, Sara Pascoe is set to hit The Cube stage this #SotonFreshers.

On Monday 03 October, you can expect a full live comedy performance headlined by Pascoe that will have you rolling in the aisles!

 

If you like to laugh, you’re going to love this! With tickets at just £12 each and a support yet to be announced, what are you waiting for?!

Get your tickets from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

 

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23
Oct

BBC Two’s The Great British Sewing Bee NEEDS YOU!

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Calling all students interested in sewing!

BBC Two’s The Great British Sewing Bee are looking for talented and creative individuals to take part in the fourth series of the show.

So if you’re at home behind a sewing machine and know your godets from your gussets, then get in touch!

For more details and to get yourself an application form, click here.

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19
Oct

BBC’s University Challenge 2016 Tryouts: Represent your Uni on the show

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Tryouts for the hit TV BBC quiz show University Challenge are taking place in the next few weeks, giving you the opportunity to be part of the team that will represent Southampton.

The current team are trying to better previous results and are currently attempting to make a way through to the final, after losing their first round match they are among the highest scoring losers and so can still progress to win.

If you are watching and think that you can do a better job, then the tryout dates are as follows:

  • Tuesday 27th at 13.00 in the SU
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15
Oct

Back by popular demand: Laughter Lounge throughout the term!

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After the huge success of the Laughter Lounge events that took place throughout Freshers’, we have organised to bring the show back for a number of evenings throughout the term!

In the past we have had top comedians such as Tom Deacon and Paul Chowdhry come to The Bridge for a night of laughs, as well as a whole host of names who have been on TV shows such as BBC’s Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo. The event always has a great atmosphere and is always packed with students who are ready for an evening of … Read the rest

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