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Community Spotlight: Southampton Hub

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Earlier this year, we launched a new community spotlight series, led by your Community and Volunteering Officer, Charlotte Colombo. These spotlights cover some of the brilliant volunteering opportunities you can get involved with, in and around Southampton, alongside your studies.

Today’s spotlight is on Southampton Hub and Charlotte spoke with Melissa Camargo, Communications Officer at Southampton Hub.

What is Southampton Hub?

We are the Southampton based branch of charity focusing on encouraging and supporting students who want to and are passionate about making an impact on their local community.

How does Southampton Hub work, and how do students come Read the rest

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Ice Rink Coming to SUSU Redbrick

In News, What's on

An ice-skating rink is coming to SUSU’s Redbrick. 

The ice rink will be open on the Redbrick from Tuesday 04 December through to Saturday 08 December and also available throughout the evening at The Christmas Ball.

Sessions will be 45 minutes long and will run from: 14:00 to 21:00 Tuesday-Friday and 12:00 to 18:00 Saturday.

Sessions cost £4.50 + 50p Booking Fee and will be available to book via the SUSU Box Office, online and at reception.

Children are welcome to take part.

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Children’s Halloween Party

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Gather up your little ones and take them down to The Diner (B42), Highfield campus for a spooky afternoon of fun and games at our Halloween-themed Party on  Saturday 29 October between 15:00-17:00.

You can relax and meet other student parents, while your children have the chance to get creative with pumpkin designing.

Enjoy free refreshments to keep you going!



We know that you have a lot to juggle with work and children, so there’s no need to book – just come along.

If you’re interested in our events organised for student parents, check out our Facebook groupRead the rest

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Mature students, Postgrads and Student Parents – Here’s what Freshers’ can offer you

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While undergrads look forward to 2 weeks of non-stop partying, we understand that not all of our new students have the same wants and timetables… hence why we have prepared Freshers’ with something for everyone! These are just a few of the events that will be on offer for you, so get picking and tailor your own experience!



  • Meet the Guide Dogs at Southampton and WSA

Cuddle fluffy guide dogs for just a donation that will go to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

Southampton: Thursday 29 September 11:00 at the Union

WSA: Wednesday 05 October 11:00 on … Read the rest

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Postgraduate Guest Blog: Life as a Postgraduate Student Parent

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We caught up with Kirsty Bolton, a Postgraduate student studying a PhD in Medieval Literature, to talk about her life as a Student Parent at the University of Southampton. Here’s what she said:

My daughter’s Pre-School teacher pulled me aside at collection time the other day to tell me that they had been talking about what jobs the children’s parents do.  “She told us that you go to university to read and study bugs?!”  Well, I don’t study bugs (I think that she meant books), but it makes me really happy to see how proud my daughter is of what … Read the rest

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