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Glen Eyre says Farewell to their 2017-18 residents

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Glen Eyre held The Big Summer Farewell on Friday afternoon, and what an afternoon it turned out to be! With free ice-cream and burgers, inflatables, competitive games, live music and a photo booth, there was plenty to make our way around. Best of all, the sun decided to join the party, encouraging everyone to embrace the start of summer. Despite the large amount of students who have already headed home for the holidays, there was a great turnout and wonderful atmosphere. There were some fantastic and helpful stalls for students to browse, including representatives from Student Life, The Advice CentreRead the rest

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Free events for you this week

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 02 August – Trip to Sprinkles

  • 19.00-21.00
  • Meet at Highfield Interchange (the main bus stop on campus) and we will walk to Sprinkles together.

Indulge in a sweet treat at one of Southampton’s finest ice cream and waffle parlours.

Wednesday 03 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 17:00 – 20:00
  • Meet us at Avenue Campus and we will walk to Richard Taunton College Sports Hall together.
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Sounds of Summer: Surge BBQ Playlist Takeover

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Surge’s Station Manager, Toby Leveson, has taken over our blog to give you the tunes to accompany your summer BBQ. Here’s what he said…

If there’s one thing a British summer can guarantee, it’s a BBQ. And whether that BBQ is in the sun or in the rain, you’re going to need a playlist. So we’ve done the hard work for you and made you a playlist suited to all your BBQ needs.

That is what we do at Surge, the University of Southampton’s very own Student Radio Station. We entertain you, fill your ears with wide variety of music, … Read the rest

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Welcome to our Pre-Sessional students

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The Pre-sessional programme is back for another summer which means the Union will become a one-stop shop for some great FREE activities and events to welcome our Pre-sessional students. And the best part – you can get involved too!

Get all the support you need to help you settle in with our free Advice Drop-In on Monday, make your halls a home with a herb garden from our gardening session and get to know your fellow students at our BBQ on Friday, plus much more!

Here’s what you can expect:

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To keep up-to-date with the latest Pre-sessional news, we have … Read the rest

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WSA End of Term BBQ: Save the Date

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The summer term kicks off tomorrow – but it’s not officially summer until you’ve had a BBQ!

That’s right: the annual WSA End of Term BBQ is back on 02 June.

We’ve got lots of surprises in store for you, including some amazing entertainment and, of course, plenty of good Barbie grub!

So save the date and make sure you don’t miss out on one of the highlight events in the WSA Calendar.

Tickets will be coming to the WSA Cafe very soon!… Read the rest

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WSA: What you’ve asked for and what you’ve got!

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Your Campus President, Ryan, has been busy working away to improve the WSA student experience. Here is what he has been getting up to:

Shuttle Bus

You asked us to improve the connections between WSA and Highfield, so we made a FREE shuttle bus available for you to travel between campuses during term-time. All you need to do is present your Student ID as you board. You can find the timetable here.

We’ve had some great feedback from students so far, but we have gone one step further and introduced a new process to allow you to book the … Read the rest

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End of Year BBQ hits WSA

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Today will see the perfect casual event to round off a year of hard work at our Winchester site – the WSA Cafe will be holding a Summer BBQ, open to all students, from 4.30pm onwards.

Your ticket will get you a choice from the fab barbecue, which will include vegetarian and gluten-free options, so there’s something for everyone. Songs will be played by request – get your favourite tunes in now to hear them at the event! Just comment on this Facebook post to let us know what you want to hear.

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Free Screening at Union Films!

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Hot on the heels of their incredible 3D films week, Union Films’ outdoor screen returns this weekend with a chance to see Robert Downey Jr take on the formidable Mandarin terrorist group in Iron Man 3 for free!


Once the sun has set, they’ll be showing the film, from 8:30, using their new digital projector and surround sound set up on the grass outside SUSU. Surge Radio will be there throughout the afternoon playing music while Union Films will be selling drinks and refreshments from their bar. There will even be a BBQ set up!


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