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06
Mar

The Academic Awards 2018: Nominations Open!

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Who’s looking forward to the return of our annual Academic Awards this May? We certainly are!

We all know that one person who has gone above and beyond academically. Maybe it’s a lecturer who gave an inspiring talk which led to your interest in a particular area of study? Perhaps your course has improved this year as a result of the fantastic work by one of your Academic Reps?

Whoever it is, make sure you nominate them for an Academic Award so we can celebrate their achievements at the Academic Awards Ceremony this May. It’s quick and easy to … Read the rest

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12
Mar

Academic Awards – Last Chance to Nominate

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Who do you think has gone that extra mile academically?

Perhaps you know a lecturer, Personal Tutor, or Academic Rep that has inspired you or really gone out of their way to support you in your studies. If you think they deserve recognition, why not nominate them for an Academic Award.

We’re hosting our annual invitation-only ceremony on Thursday 11 May at The Cube, where we will be wearing our best finery to celebrate the academic achievements of University staff and our Academic Reps.

You can nominate a deserving person before midnight on Wednesday 15 March to receive an award … Read the rest

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20
Feb

Trampolining Club Wins Seven Medals at the BUCS National Championships

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Trampolining Club had a fantastic weekend in Sheffield at the BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) National Championships, taking home an incredible seven medals including four golds and three bronzes across the synchronised, individual and team categories.

The club’s President Rhys Gray, was the golden boy, taking home the title of national champion for the second year running with a gold medal in the BUCS Elite Men’s category. Rhys also won another Gold medal as part of a team effort with Louis Lister and Joe Deevoy in the group category.

Competitors were required to finish in the top 8 in … Read the rest

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05
Oct

Freshers’ Ball: 3 Days to go

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There’s only three days to go until Freshers’ Ball 2016. This event usually sells out, so hurry and get your tickets now!

Tickets are just £28 or FREE with our Master Pass, but what do you get included? All of this…

Chart topping DJ dance duo Sigma, singing sensation Becky Hill and multi-instrumentalist MC Majestic are headlining this year’s Freshers’ Ball!

 

One of the highlights of the Freshers’ calendar, our Freshers’ Ball on Saturday 08 October, rounds off an incredible Freshers’ fortnight of events. You will have made friends with your new housemates, settled into your accommodation … Read the rest

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23
May

WSA Summer Ball – Standard tickets now available!

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Round off the year with a final farewell to your friends at WSA with the Summer Ball. Soiree until the early hours with a Gatsby-style twist and enjoy the company of those who have been there from the very beginning!

When?: Saturday 18 June

Where?: Winchester Guidhall

What time?: 20:30

First release and early-bird tickets have already sold out, so get your tickets if you don’t want to miss out! Standard tickets are on sale now at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice for just £20 each!

Find out who else is already going on our Facebook event here.… Read the rest

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08
May

WSA: Let’s get quizzical one more time!

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After a year of great fortnightly quizzes, it is with excitement (and regret) that this Tuesday 10 May will be the final WSA Quiz of this academic year! But, it gives us all the more reason to make it a great one!

Held at the usual time of 18:00 in the WSA Cafe, this Tuesday’s quiz will be a big end-of-term celebration blow-out with pizza, chips and garlic bread on the menu, as per your request!

At the bargain price of just £4.25 (food and £1 entry), you can expect question rounds from a range of topics, not to mention … Read the rest

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17
Apr

WSA Summer Ball: Save the Date

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You asked us for more events and activities at WSA – and we have not disappointed. From a jam-packed Freshers’ week to the ever-popular WSA Quiz, there’s been plenty for you to get involved with this year. And things are about to get even better.

It’s the summer term, you’ve worked hard all year and you’re almost at the finishing line. What better time to celebrate?! Following the success of the popular Saints and Sinners Ball earlier this year, we’ve organised another fantastic event especially for WSA students.

We’re holding a WSA Summer Ball at Guildhall Winchester on 18thRead the rest

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17
Feb

Union Awards: Nominations coming soon

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Union Awards Season is approaching so it’s time to start thinking about the people who have had a real impact on you here at university, whether that’s through excellent teaching or academic representation, fantastic sporting achievements or great volunteering successes. Whatever you want to celebrate, our awards have got it covered.

This year, we’ve merged our Course Rep Awards (CRAs) and Excellence in Teaching Awards (ETAs) to form the all new Academic Awards – one unified celebration of the academic achievements across both staff and students.

Our Excellence in Volunteering Awards exist to reward the successes of our societies, volunteer … Read the rest

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30
Jan

Forget the Oscars…it’s Union Awards time!

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We know how hard you work and how important it is to all of you that we recognise your achievements. That’s why, last year, we introduced the Course Rep Awards to celebrate the successes of the students who represent your courses and work to improve your education. Whether it’s one of your Course Reps, Academic Presidents or Faculty Officers, if you know someone who deserves recognition for their hard work, this is your chance to reward them.

But it doesn’t stop there. Of course, your courses wouldn’t be what they are without your lecturers and we know how much you … Read the rest

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28
Dec

Grad Ball: It’s in your hands!

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For many of you, graduation is on the horizon – and some of you have already celebrated the end of your University careers at the graduation ceremonies in December.

This can mean only one thing: Grad Ball is coming! And as you know, we’ve been asking you how you want to mark the occasion to make sure it’s a night to remember.

Many of you took part in Tap Choose Change last year to decide between a Summer or Grad Ball and, after confirming that Grad Ball was here to stay, you’ve been letting us know how you want to … Read the rest

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