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02
Oct

Southampton RAG Win Prestigious Award at House of Lords Fundraising Celebration

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The President of Southampton RAG, Charlie Morris, and four outstanding fundraisers from the RAG team were invited to attend a conference and awards ceremony at the House of Lords on Monday 18 September, where the Union’s RAG President 2015/16, Kieran Reals, won the Individual Recognition Award.

The conference and awards were a thank you to the top fundraisers of Breast Cancer Now and a celebration of the hard work of student fundraisers across the country. Southampton RAG is part of Breast Cancer Now’s ‘Team Now’, the top RAG groups who raise the most money for the charity. Breast Cancer … Read the rest

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16
May

WSA End of Term BBQ

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We are delighted to announce that we will be holding a WSA End of Term BBQ on Thursday 08 June.

The annual get-together will kick off from 16:00 on the grass in front of the WSA Cafe.

Students can expect crazy golf and music, with food served from 17:30.

Tickets are a bargain at just £5 each, including a burger, kebab and sausage with onions, salad garnish and sauces! Get yours in advance at the WSA Cafe cash desk.

The afternoon is set to be a sizzler, so round up your best friends to celebrate the end of the academic … Read the rest

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09
May

AU Ball: A night of celebration

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Last Friday saw our annual Athletic Union Ball, complete with a full awards ceremony celebrating the sporting achievements of Team Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium.

The night was”buzzing”, with students enjoying a three course meal, followed by the awards and an after-party with our resident DJ, Drop Division, who played until the early hours.

Our Vice-President Sports, Tom Provan, gave a speech praising the teams and commented on winning Varsity to lots of woops and cheers.

We caught up with students who attended the night to ask them their best tips for students thinking of getting into sport while at … Read the rest

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28
Apr

The EVAs Awards shortlist is now live

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After much consideration, we are pleased to announce the shortlisted students for our Excellence in Volunteering (EVAs) Awards.

The quality of nominations was extremely high and we had a tough job whittling down the longlist, but we are excited to announce the award winners at our ceremony on Friday 12 May at 19:00 in The Cube.

To view the full list, go to www.unionsouthampton.org/evas

Non-dining tickets are available for just £15 each at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

For the latest award updates, check out our official EVAs Facebook event.… Read the rest

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27
Apr

SUSUtv shortlisted for Best Media Society at National Societies Awards

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You may remember reading our recent blog post, calling for nominations for the National Societies Awards.

Following a flurry of nominations, we are delighted to announce that our student-run television station, SUSUtv have been shortlisted for Best Media Society.

Head of Publicity, Tara Granea comments, “Everyone here at the station is absolutely delighted with this nomination! We’ve been working so hard all year and, although we don’t do it for the awards, it’s such a great feeling to see everyone’s effort pay off. We’re very grateful!”

The awards, due to take place on Friday 19 May at the … Read the rest

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25
Apr

Grad Ball: Club Drive confirmed as support for Don Broco

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Another day, another exciting Grad Ball announcement!

We are pleased to announce that Club Drive will be supporting alt. rock band, Don Broco, at Grad Ball on Saturday 01 June.

The four-piece pop/funk band, have previously featured as BBC Radio 1’s Track of the Week after being spotted by the BBC Introducing team. Dubbed as the ‘ones to watch’, the group are set to deliver an energetic support at this year’s Garden Court stage.

 

 

The news comes following the announcement of acoustic singer/songwriter, Hannah Trigwell as headliner of the acoustic stage on the Redbrick and DJs Tom Zanetti … Read the rest

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06
Apr

Graduation: How to Get Your Hands on Robes and Mortarboards

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Graduation is on the horizon! We can’t wait to come together and celebrate this momentous occasion as you receive your well-earned academic degree. This is an exciting event, but we understand that you might be a little confused about how to get your hands on that fancy robe and mortarboard we’re sure you’ve always longed to wear.

Without the correct attire, you’ll not be allowed to attend the ceremony, and we definitely don’t want that!

You have to place your order online from J. Wippell & Co Ltd. This is our official – and ONLY – supplier, and you … Read the rest

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04
Apr

Grad Ball: Music, Memories and More across Multiple Union Venues

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We are delighted to announce some more details of our secret set-up for Graduation Ball 2017 across multiple Union Venues.

Our buildings will be transformed into a formal evening venue, ready for you to celebrate your time at University where it all began.

Make the most of your time with your friends by enjoying a tipple and acoustic sounds live on the Redbrick area, as you enjoy champagne, prosecco and a food fair.

Head down to Bar 2, where we will transport you to an ethereal atmosphere in our Shisha Garden.

The Bridge will become home to a Silent Disco … Read the rest

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20
Mar

Grad Ball Tickets on Sale

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Hundreds of you have hit our Box Office over the weekend to secure tickets for this year’s hotly anticipated Graduation Ball.

We can’t wait to join you on Saturday 10 June for an unforgettable night of entertainment across the whole Union.

Our buildings will be transformed into a formal evening venue, ready for you to celebrate your time at University where it all began.

Stay tuned as we announce more surprises from the night based on the choices made by this year’s student Grad Ball Committee.

Tickets are on sale now for only £35 at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice, giving you … Read the rest

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13
Feb

LGBT+ Society celebrate LGBT History Month with rainbow handprints

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LGBT+ Society are on the Concourse in Building 42, Highfield campus, today creating a rainbow banner of handprints in support for LGBT History Month.

The student group have rallied students to use their handprints to celebrate equal opportunities for LGBT+ rights.

LGBT+ Society President, Jonathon St Clair-Smith says, “We’re making the banner to show unity within the community”.

Pop down to the Concourse before 15:00 today to show your support with a rainbow handprint and look out for the finished banner, which is due to be displayed at the Union Reception.

Find out more about LGBT_ Society by going … Read the rest

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