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04
Dec

Christmas Opening Hours

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Christmas opening hours will come into effect on Monday 16 December.

Outlets will stay open as normal until Sunday 15 December, after which all outlets will be closed, including weekends, unless stated below. Everything will be back open as normal from Monday 06 January 2020.

Campus will be closed from Tuesday 24 December 2019 until Wednesday 01 January 2020 inclusive.

For a full list of timings check below:

Monday 16 December – Friday 20 December
The Union – 08:00 – 20:00
The Shop – 08:30 – 16:30
The Shop On Top – Open on request
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29
Nov

Reindeer to visit Highfield Campus!

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We don’t think there’s a better way to get into the festive spirit than by meeting Santa’s very own reindeer! 🎅🏽🦌

Come along to the Redbrick on Tuesday 03 December between 11:00 – 15:00 to meet them before they’re needed to deliver everybody’s presents! 🎁 (oh, and they’re bringing their little owl friend, too 🦉)

Did we mention that it’s completely free?! 🎄

Looking for even more festive fun? Grab a ticket for our Winter Wonderland night in The Cube! Enjoy Santa’s grotto, foam cannons and live music for just £5.
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27
Nov

Win Big With Our 12 Days of Christmas Competition!

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We’ve got some fantastic prizes to give away in the build up to our festive event: Winter Wonderland!

Every day between Tuesday 26 November and Saturday 7 December we’ll be giving away a prize! In order to be in with a chance of winning you need to buy a ticket to Winter Wonderland (which can be done here).

But here’s the thing – the sooner you buy your ticket the more times your name will be entered into our prize draw, as we refresh the draw every day! If you’ve already bought a ticket then your name will … Read the rest

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20
Dec

Christmas Opening Hours

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Campus will be closed from Saturday 22 December 2018 – Tuesday 01 January 2019 inclusive.

Students’ Union outlets will stay open as normal until Saturday 15 December, after which all Union outlets will be closed, including weekends, unless stated below. Everything will be back open as normal from Monday 07 January 2019. 

The Union
Monday 17 December – Friday 21 December: 08:00 – 20:00
Wednesday 02 January – Friday 04 January: 08:00 – 20:00

The Shop
Monday 17 December – Friday 21 December: 08:00 – 16:30
Wednesday 02 January – Friday 04 January: 08:00 – 20:00

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20
Dec

Students create Christmas cards for Contact the Elderly

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20 handmade Christmas cards created by students are to be sent out to Contact the Elderly, a national charity dedicated to tackling loneliness  amongst older people living in the UK.

Contact the elderly estimate that 3.6 million older people in the UK live alone, with 2 million of these aged 75 or older. 1.9 million older people have said they often feel ignored or invisible, and two fifths of all older people say that the television is their main source of company.

Students from WSA did their part to help tackle loneliness and social isolation amongst older people by … Read the rest

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17
Dec

Happy Holidays, Everyone!

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Happy Holidays, from everyone here at the Students’ Union.

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07
Dec

The Christmas Ball is tomorrow!

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The most glamorous and festive event of the year, The Christmas Ball, is tomorrow night! Dress to impress and party the night away at Christmases past, present and future!

We’ve tons of amazing entertainment lined up for you, including:

  • Meet Scrooge
  • Ice Rink
  • Adrian Murphy DJ set in The Cube
  • Magicians
  • Christmas carollers
  • Silent Disco with 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s hits
  • The Christmas Present Bar
  • FREE prosecco for everyone (non-alcoholic options also available)
  • Meet Steve McFadden (subject to availability)
  • Selfie with Santa at our Magic Mirror photobooth

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15
Oct

Christmas Lights Switch On Date Announced

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This year’s Christmas Lights Switch On will take place on Tuesday 20 November at Highfield Campus!

Don’t miss this event to get into the festive spirit, with drinks, food, and our very own Southampton University Brass Band filling the air with all your favourite seasonal songs.

The market stalls will also be returning, and bookings are now being taken for those who would like to host a stall. If you’re interested, please contact events@soton.ac.uk and remember there are limited spaces available. The deadline for stall applications is Monday 05 November.

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10
Nov

Freshers’ Christmas Ball 2017

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Get ready to celebrate the festive season in style at the Freshers’ Christmas Ball on Friday 08 December 2017.

This year the Grinch has stolen inspiration from Christmases around the world and brought them to the Union. Chill out in The North Pole Bridge at our silent disco or grab a cosy mulled wine in the forests of Building 42 Bavaria. Prefer a sunny Christmas? Join us in the tropics of Hawaii Bar 2 with a BBQ and surf simulator. No Christmas would be complete without a family film, and we will … Read the rest

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23
Dec

Boxing Day Sales Tips

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Christmas Eve Recon Mission – If you’re really feeling keen, going on a scouting mission on Christmas Eve can be a great way to prepare for the sales. Check the back of labels in your fave stores for any markings or numbers which suggest they’ll be going in the sale! Most shops mark everything on Christmas Eve in preparation for Boxing Day.

 

Arrive early – Okay, so we’re not saying you have to be up at the crack of dawn. But make sure to arrive at your chosen shopping destination by mid morning at the latest to get hold of Read the rest

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