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We are delighted to announce that a brand new 44-seat bus will be replacing the smaller WSA shuttle bus from Monday 18 September.
Following the success of the WSA shuttle bus, and our ongoing lobbying with the University, the University have introduced a larger, more regular bus, that will allow more WSA students to travel between our Highfield and Winchester campuses. This is something which many of you have asked for, so we’re extremely pleased that it has been put into action. The larger bus will enable more WSA students to make the most out of everything we have to … Read the rest
Tags: #studentsunion, bus, coach, Highfield, shuttlebus, Southampton, students, Students Union, Winchester
University Road will be closed between 19:00-06:00 on 07, 08 and 09 December.
The area between the pelican crossings in front of the crescent will be affected, but the safety bus will still be running.
If you are at uni or attending the Christmas Ball or Karaoke, you can catch the safety bus in the coach bay where the WSA shuttle bus stops (next to the Interchange area).
If you have any queries about this, please don’t hesitate to tweet us @Union_Soton… Read the rest
Tags: bus, change, Christmas Ball, closure, karaoke, News, query, road, Safety Bus, stop, tweet, university, University Road, update
As you know, we recently overhauled our brand to become Union Southampton – so what better time to give our Safety Buses a makeover too?!
Each bus in our existing fleet has done in excess of 95k in the last five years, so we thought it was high time we let them have a rest! So we’ve acquired five brand spanking new buses that will be driving our way in the first week of August.
All five of our new buses are 15 seaters and are blue in colour to match the WSA Shuttle Bus. They are all equipped with … Read the rest
Tags: 15 seaters, adblue, air con, blue, bluetooth, bus, disabled ramp, Facilities, journeys, legislation, makeover, new, nitric oxide, overhaul, roof racks, safety, Safety Bus, shuttle bus, tachograph, technology, wheelchair access, WSA
Everyone loves a good holiday right? But we don’t always have the time or money for that five star trip to Paris. So why not explore what’s just on your doorstep? There are some great places to visit in and around Southampton so here’s a quick list of just a few!
1. Isle of Wight
Explore the Isle of Wight with just a quick ferry ride away! Once you’re there, there’s plenty to do (Trip Advisor’s got a great list here including coastal walks, zoos and even the odd dinosaur!
The Red Jet runs frequently throughout the week and prices … Read the rest
Tags: Bournemouth, budget, bus, CLOSE, coach, day trip, England, holiday, Isle of Wight, location, Marwell Zoo, New Forest, Portsmouth, shuttle bus, South, student, timetable, train, transport, Trip Advisor, UK, Winchester, WSA
The Safety Bus will recommence journeys from Monday 18th April between 8pm-6am, until Wednesday 1st June.
The bus works by dropping off students directly to their doors after a night out for just £1.50.
Find out more about how you can stay safe on a night out here.
… Read the rest
Tags: bargain, bus, cheap, home, safe, Safety Bus, service, students, support, transport
You may remember a couple of weeks ago, we asked you to complete the University’s 2016 Student Travel Survey. This is a survey which asks you about your travel habits to find out how they have changed compared to 2013.
The results are used to inform the University’s Travel Plan, which will look at ways in which the University can be more sustainable. For example, last year there were over 5 million journeys on Uni-link buses and our Bike Doctor Service repaired more than 1,000 staff and student bikes.
The survey is open until midnight on 18th March, … Read the rest
Tags: bike, Bike Doctor, Bluestar, bus, public transport, students, sustainability, transport, travel, Travel Survey, Uni-link, university, West Quay vouchers
Welcome to the third and final blog in our series about how you can save money in Southampton. We have covered how to save money on shopping/food and energy in your house, but finally this blog focuses on transport and nights out. As essential as it is, it can drain your cash pretty quickly, so check out our tips to help you to keep hold of your pennies. If you’ve got any advice that you think would help other students, then please get in touch via our Twitter page @yoursusu.
Transport can be a large expense, especially with … Read the rest
Tags: advice, blog series, Box Office, bus, cheap, dance, drinks, entertainment, events, nights out, save money, support, Switch, Switched On, TFIF, The Stag's, THREE, tickets, tips, Union Films
The University carry out a student travel survey to find out how student travel habits have changed over time. The results will help inform the University’s Travel Plan, which seeks to provide good, sustainable transport links between University Campuses. For example, last year there were over 5 million journeys on Uni-link buses and our Bike Doctor Service repaired more than 1,000 staff and student bikes. Results of the survey will be reported in the Plan.
If you complete it, you will have the option to enter a prize draw to win either one of five £50 West Quay vouchers, … Read the rest
Tags: bike, Bluestar, bus, campuses, climate, environment, have your say, healthy, journey, students, Survey, sustainable, transport, travel, Travel Plan, Uni-link, University of SOuthampton
If you’re a Winchester School of Art student with a ticket to the Christmas Ball, but you are concerned about transport,we have some good news for you…you shall go to the Ball!
We want to make sure you get to the ball, and get home safely, so we have organised free coaches for WSA students at the following times and locations.
Travel to Highfield Campus, Southampton
- Time- 20.30
- Location- Leaves from Erasmus Park car park
Return to Erasmus Park, Winchester
- Times- 02.00 and 03.00
- Location- Leaves from Highfield Interchange
All you need to do is turn up at the locations … Read the rest
Tags: bus, campus, Christmas Ball, connection, Erasmus Park, events, FREE, Highfield, Interchange, student, Students Union, support, transport, Winchester, WSA, xmas