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26
Jun

Welcome Pre-sessional Students!

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Pre-sessional students, we hope you’re all settling in well, take a look at some the activities SUSU will be putting on for you, including a trip to the seaside town of Bournemouth.

We’ll be in touch soon with more activities and information so add us on WeChat to keep in touch!

SUSU’s Tour of Southampton: an introduction to the city, including where to eat, drink and shop!
29 June – Wessex Lane Halls at 12:00, meet at Reception.
30 June –  Mayflower Halls at 12:00, meet at Reception.

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29
Jan

Refreshers’ 2017 is one more sleep away

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By tomorrow you will be able to well and truly kiss goodbye to your exams, deadlines and hand-ins as we commence REFRESHERS’ 2017!

Get your friend together for another chance to party hard and celebrate the end of the January exam and hand-in season.

 

For just £25 for a wristband, you can expect entry to all this for FREE:
– Plus discounted food deals throughout the city all week!!

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

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19
Dec

Winchester Town Centre is beaming with Christmas Cheer!

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When she’s not in Southampton enjoying the festive activities, our Marketing and Communications crew member, Selina, has been scouting out the best things to do in Winchester. Thanks again for some great photos Selina!

If you’re staying in Winchester this Christmas there’s plenty of festive fun to be had. Whether you’re interested in hand made Christmas craft fairs or love to sample the Christmas delights, there’s something for everyone here this holiday. Grab a mince pie and a cup of tea, the following festivities are guaranteed to make your tinsel tingle.

Winchester Christmas Market

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22
Sep

International Cross Campus Scavenger Hunt

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What better way to get to know your new home, then by taking part in our International Cross Campus Scavenger Hunt! We are giving you the opportunity to win one of these great prizes, simply by sending us photos of places from your adventures:

Prizes –delicious and fun prizes to be won!

  • Premier passes to Union Films for your whole team
  • Meal at The Bridge for you and four of your friends
  • £50 to spend at WSA Art Shop
  • A trip to the Union films cinema for your team
  • A pitcher of beer from The Stag’s
  • Toasties for your team
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06
Sep

Sights of Southampton

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So you’re coming to Southampton, and you’re probably wondering what lies beyond the campus grounds. Whilst there are all the usual shops and amenities you may expect for a bustling city centre, there are many places and things to do that are unique to Southampton, and you should definitely check these places out whilst you’re here!

  1. Walk the city walls! Southampton was a huge port in centuries gone by, and the Bargate and city walls, which were built under the Norman control of Britain in the eleventh century, have been used ever since to serve the city. Whether it has
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04
Sep

Sights to See in Winchester

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As part of the University of Southampton, we have a thriving arts campus based in Winchester, Winchester School of Art. Winchester is a beautiful, historic city, and a one- time capital of England, so it is full of things to see and do. Here is just a short compilation of some of the highlights of the city…

  1. Winchester Cathedral! Probably the most well-known and popular tourist attraction in Winchester, the Cathedral stands tall above the Roman streets. Boasting glorious Gothic architecture and claiming to be the longest Gothic cathedral in all of Europe, the Grade I listed building is said
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01
Sep

Soundclash – Our Guide to Southampton’s Hottest Festival

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In just over a month, you will have experienced one of best weeks of your life at Freshers’. You will have partied across Southampton’s biggest venues in Bedford Place during Bloc Party, had foamin’ fun at our official Freshers’ Foam Party and most importantly, you will have kicked off uni with 6,000 other likeminded students!

If that isn’t enough,  this year, we have thrown in a true gem to the Freshers’ 2016 calendar. Forget Glastonbury and Reading, this year it’s all about the day festival. You can leave behind muddy wellies and wet wipe washes – Southampton Soundclash is … Read the rest

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01
Aug

Free events for you this week

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 02 August – Trip to Sprinkles

  • 19.00-21.00
  • Meet at Highfield Interchange (the main bus stop on campus) and we will walk to Sprinkles together.

Indulge in a sweet treat at one of Southampton’s finest ice cream and waffle parlours.

Wednesday 03 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 17:00 – 20:00
  • Meet us at Avenue Campus and we will walk to Richard Taunton College Sports Hall together.
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07
May

Top holiday destinations to go this summer for under £300

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The summer holidays are coming up, and we know you all want to escape from England for a little while; but going abroad can be pricey. Luckily, we’re on hand to find you the best bargains and make sure you can go visit some fantastic cities for under £300!

Budapest

The beautiful capital of Hungary is the perfect place for a weekend away! With return flights costing as little as £60 from London Stansted, and some beautiful bargain apartments available on Airbnb there’s really no reason not to visit Budapest.

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01
Apr

Unveiling the new brand…

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As you may know, for the last few months we have been in the midst of a rebrand. We appointed Manchester-based branding agency Holdens’ to work with us on the new brand concepts using the Ted’s Talks, branding workshops and a survey which received 2,562 responses to gain your views.

According to your feedback, the new brand needed to reflect who we are. So we paid particular attention to the history of Southampton, looking for something as unique as the Union is, and when we came across the story of sea-kale farming and export from the city, we knew we’d … Read the rest

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