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18
Sep

Society Spotlight: Cake Decorating Society

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Today marks the beginning of one of the best weeks of the year, National Cupcake Week. Yep, it’s a thing! Originally created by British Baker magazine, National Cupcake Week is a special week set aside to celebrate the “gloriously sweet bundles of joy that are cupcakes.” However, we all know decorating them is the best bit (or maybe it’s eating them?) and this society definitely agrees. 

No one loves cupcakes as much as our very own Cake Decorating Society. They hold cake decorating sessions fortnightly creating delicious little masterpieces based around a new theme each time. Read the rest

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04
Sep

Southampton Freshers’ 2017: What’s On

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Starting university is an exciting new experience and we want to make sure you kick start your student years with a fantastic Freshers’ Week (which is in fact three weeks!). Some of you will have your Freshers’ events organised and ready; others might be unsure what to expect. We are here to help out.

We have an amazing line-up of events and activities planned for you. Freshers’ is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, discover new hobbies and experience everything the Union has to offer. It’s also chance to enjoy some huge student parties and great entertainment. We can’t … Read the rest

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19
Sep

Alternative Freshers’ Party

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If you are more into Metallica and AC/DC than Taylor Swift or Beyoncé, the Alternative Freshers’ Party is for you! Held at Monte Bar, prepare for some heavy beats and glorious guitar solos!

Expect live alternative and rock music all night for FREE!

Keep an eye out for acts to be announced on our official Facebook event.

If you’re interested in alternative and rock music, pop along to our Bunfight: Student Groups Fayre on Wednesday 28 September to meet RockSoc and ask them more about how you can get involved.

Where? Montefiore Hall Bar

When?  Thursday 29 September between … Read the rest

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09
Sep

10 Things Every Fresher Should Know About Student Life

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As Freshers’ approaches, we’ve come up with the ultimate 10 things that you will need to know about student life in your first few weeks. Have a read through these and you’ll be all set up to have a great first semester!

  1. Halls life is actually quite good! You may have heard lots of horror stories about halls, from past students or friends who have experienced it, but actually, being in a halls of residence is not too bad. With cleaners, comfortable rooms, and very few fire alarms going off at midnight, halls do provide a secure sanctuary for you
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02
Sep

Union Highlights of the Year 2015-16 Part 1 September-January

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In this two part special, we will be taking a look back on all the great things that have happened in the Union and Southampton over the last year, to get you excited for all the great things that can happen this year!

September

  • Various training weeks took place just before Freshers’ started, to ensure that all of the student groups were prepared and equipped to have as great as year as possible! Highlights from these included a laser tag game held by the Creative Industries.
  • Freshers’!!! Probably the biggest week of the year, this years Freshers’ boasted more events
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25
Aug

Rainbow Love: Southampton Pride is Back!

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This Sunday 28 August sees the return of Southampton Pride, the city’s biggest celebration of LGBT+ equality.

Celebrations will commence on West Marlands Road (outside the Stage Door) from 11:00 on Sunday, with live music from midday. The party is set to continue through the evening at the official after party at The Edge & Box Bar.

The Community Parade will leave the Stage Door at 15:00, heading around Guildhall Square and down Above Bar Street to the Bargate.

As a Union, we are proud to have such a diverse student population and we are here to welcome, celebrate … Read the rest

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19
Sep

Welcome to the Students’ Union!

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It’s official…Freshers’ 2015/16 has begun! Congratulations on becoming a part of something special here at Southampton. We will strive to give you the best time of your life here and it all starts with your Freshers’ Week!

Alongside your JCR (an group of elected officers who are responsible for every halls group, including those in Private Rented accommodation), we have worked hard to bring you the best Freshers’ lineup  yet, featuring classic events such as the Bunfight and Freshers’ Ball with brand new ones like The Gatsby Dinner Dance!

But it’s all very good telling you about what we … Read the rest

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18
Sep

Freshers’ 2015: Starts in 24 hours #areyouready #SotonFreshers

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In just 24 hours, Freshers’ 2015 officially starts!

After months of planning, preparation and hype, tomorrow, Freshers’ kicks off with the Welcome Party I and the JCR events to get you settled in! Then, from Monday, you can look forward to a whole range of events from the Union Fayre to the Great Gatsby Dinner Dance, culminating in the big one…the Freshers’ Ball! And, it’s not too late for you to be a part of it!

This is your last few days to buy a Freshers’ Masterpass, which gains you entry to your JCR events as well as 9 … Read the rest

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29
Aug

Freshers’ Events Highlights: Don’t miss out on The Bunfight and Laughter Lounge

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There are so many great activities and events during Freshers’ 2015 that it can be hard to keep up-to-date with it all. So to help you get a feel for what’s in store, we have picked our highlights so you know what to watch out for.

Day event: The Bunfight

When? Wednesday 23rd September

Where? The Union

Time? 10:30-16:00

Cost? Free – just turn up!

A Bunfight is “(A tea party or) other function, typically of a grand or official kind” and we can promise exactly that. Our Bunfight is the only Students’ Union Official showcase of our 300+ … Read the rest

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26
Sep

Missed the Bunfight? – Don’t Worry!

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If you didn’t get a chance to see the societies / sports clubs / student groups that you wanted to, don’t panic! Don’t worry! Here’s how you get involved…

 

All of our 180 societies, 80 AU clubs, 4 media departments, Raise and Give, JCRs, 31 Performing Arts, Community Volunteering and Union Films can be found on our Something for Everyone page

 

Once you’ve found the activities that you’re looking for, you can either message them via their contact details on that page, or sign up directly to their mailing list through our new Bunfight Site

 

 

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