News

Tag Archive > blog

03
Apr

Aerial Sports Society Host First Ever Inter-University Competition

In News

This weekend our very own Aerial Sports Society hosted the first ever inter-University Aerial Hoop Competition for University clubs and societies in the UK and Ireland.

📸 Photo credit: SUPS Events // Charlie House

“It was an amazing day!” says society President, Eleanor Dodd. “We’ve had overwhelmingly positive feedback from spectators and participants. We feel as though we’ve really brought together a community of student aerialists that didn’t exist before now. I think everyone wanted every performer to do really well.”

The event took place at the Students’ Union in The Cube, with Southampton competing against the University of Leeds, … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: ,

22
Dec

How to Survive Studying over the Holidays

In General

With deadlines on the horizon, our Marketing and Communications crew member, Guillemette, talks about how to survive studying over the holidays…

Warm houses, bright lights and more food than a famished student could dream of; who doesn’t love Christmas? After a first semester made long by the absence of a half term, we are all looking forward to rushing back to home and its comforts.

But a cloud darkens the Christmas lights: exams and deadlines. Lecturers seem to forget that holidays are for relaxing and have laden you with coursework as well as the threat of January exams or deadlines … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

19
Dec

Winchester Town Centre is beaming with Christmas Cheer!

In General

When she’s not in Southampton enjoying the festive activities, our Marketing and Communications crew member, Selina, has been scouting out the best things to do in Winchester. Thanks again for some great photos Selina!

If you’re staying in Winchester this Christmas there’s plenty of festive fun to be had. Whether you’re interested in hand made Christmas craft fairs or love to sample the Christmas delights, there’s something for everyone here this holiday. Grab a mince pie and a cup of tea, the following festivities are guaranteed to make your tinsel tingle.

Winchester Christmas Market

The Winchester Christmas market is undoubtedly … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

24
Oct

Halloween Big Night Out – Wristband collection information

In General

WRISTBAND COLLECTION FOR TICKETS BOUGHT FROM THE UNION SOUTHAMPTON BOX OFFICE (unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice):

• Wristbands can only be collected on Monday 31 October from 14:00
• There will be designated staff between 14:00 – 19:00 in Building 42 reception area, distributing wristbands
• UoS students can collect any time from 14:00 – 23:00 when The Union reception closes, but they are advised to collect between 14:00 – 19:00
• Students must bring their Student ID to collect, as this will be used to verify all orders
• Union Box Office tickets do not permit entry into the event –
Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

10
Oct

Society Spotlight: SUSUtv – What’s It All About?

In General

Our very own student-run television station, SUSUtv, got in touch with us to tell you all about their upcoming events to tell you more about how you can get involved this year. We caught up with SUSUtv‘s Head of Publicity, David Williams, to find out the latest…

SUSUtv is Union Southampton’s television station, and since I joined at the beginning of my first year, I’ve had the chance to learn skills in production, directing, editing and plenty more.

This week we’re holding our first two events of the academic year, which will give you a chance to … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

25
Jan

Get a (G)rad Ball!: Last chance to nominate yourself for committee

In General

You may remember our blog about Grad Ball, where we announced a student consultation survey to allow you to have your say about what you prioritise at a good party? Well, we have collated your responses, which we will use to inform how we organise your Grad Ball.

But, we want your help!

We are keen to give you reign of this event, so we want to you to have a thorough level of consultation.

If you want an opportunity to join a committee to help us make key decisions about the Ball to give you a proper send-off … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

19
Nov

Postgraduate Guest blog: Four cities, four years, one PhD.

In General

This week, we caught up with Rosemarie Stolte, who has travelled, married and has still managed to fit in her PhD. She told us about her journey and why it has all been worth it…

As the title indicates, my story is not so straightforward. At 30 when all my friends had gotten married and were having children – or the other way around – I decided it was time to work on a project that I had been thinking about for a long time. At that time I was already teaching German at the University of Southampton. I was … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

12
Nov

Postgraduate Guest blog: Life as a mature student

In General

This week we caught up with Linda Baines, a postgraduate mature student studying a PhD at the Business School. We asked her about life as a mature student who studies from afar. Grab a cuppa and read Linda’s story here…

I’m a part-time self-funded PhD student at Southampton Business School and I live some 70 miles away from campus.  I started my PhD in September 2011 when I was still working full-time.  I caught the “research itch” when I was undertaking my MSc and I realised that if I wanted to achieve a life-time ambition, it was now or never.  … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,