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Society Spotlight: Canoe Polo

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We recently sat down with three members of the Union’s Canoe Polo club, Tom Ladyman (President), Olivia Reed (Club secretary) and Erik Meilak, to find out what the world of canoe polo is all about.

For those who are new to the sport, canoe polo “is a cross between basketball, netball and rugby” or “water polo…in kayaks”. It’s a 5-a-side sport, with no specific positions (such as keeper) so everyone is able to move around and help each other. Contact is allowed, “players can push each other to get the ball, but there’s rarely a bad injury” explains Tom.

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17 Societies You Didn’t Know Existed

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Your Students’ Union offers over 300+ clubs and societies for you to join while you study at the University of Southampton. There really is something for everyone. Each group is student led and supported by the Union. In no particular order, these are 17 interesting and unusual societies that you’d be a fool not to join.

Assassin’s Society

Mock assassinate a target (another member of the society) without being detected or ‘assassinated’ yourself. This society will unleash your inner Jason Bourne, will it beat the other Bournes?!

Price: Free


Breakdance Society

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