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21
Mar

Chocs away for our Easter Giveaway Eggstravaganza

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Just when you were starting to feel bogged down in deadlines, it seems the Easter bunny came early.

We’ll be hopping over to the Union Redbrick on Thursday from 11:00 to lay out an edible eggstravaganza!

Eggspect a chocolate competition with a difference, as you get the chance to pick five delicious eggs from our clucky dip. If you get the golden egg, you will win a HUGE Lindt chocolate collection.

That’s going straight in our baskets!

Look out for our Marketing and Communications crew on Friday in Winchester as well, as we give you another chance to win at … Read the rest

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03
Mar

WSA End of Term BBQ Decoration Making

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Fancy a break from work on Tuesday?

Members of our Marketing and Communications team are heading over to WSA between 11:00-14:00 as part of our fortnightly visits to the Winchester campus in order to host a decoration-making stall for the End of Term BBQ.

Last year, we made pom poms out of tissue paper to hang in the trees outside the WSA Cafe, which we have to say, looked pretty effective!

This year, we would like to make windmills to decorate the grassy area – all will be revealed later as to why we want windmills when we announce the … Read the rest

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31
Dec

New Year’s Resolutions

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Whether you are a full blown subscriber to #newyearnewme, or merely looking to shake up your routine, there’s no denying that with each new year comes an opportunity to make changes to your life. But making those changes last the first week, let alone the entire of 2017 comes from having a truly great resolution – here’s how to find yours.

Word by Ben, our Marketing and Communications Crew member.

 

  • Set one big goal

Trying to do too many things means breaking and reforming lots of habits at once. It can lead to burnout and stress, and you’re better … Read the rest

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21
Dec

Why-Buy-Mince-Pie Recipe

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Why buy Mince Pies when you can have great fun making them whilst singing along to some top Christmas songs in your kitchen (and possibly annoying the neighbours). Our Marketing and Communications Crew member, Kathryn, shares her simple step-by-step guide on how to make them – what could go wrong?

Shopping list

  • 225g of butter, diced
  • 350g of plain flour
  • 100g of (caster) sugar
  • 280g of mincemeat
  • milk
  • Icing sugar

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180oC for a fan oven or 200oC for a normal oven.
  • Rub the diced butter into the flour until the mixture
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31
Jan

Winchester Wins

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You’ve been making your voice heard, and we’ve been listening! Take a look at what we’ve been up to turn your ideas into Winchester wins!

You Said – “We want more events and activities at WSA.”

Winchester Win: We’ve organised a whole host of day and night time events to cater to all tastes. From Shetland Teas to regular favourites such as the Quiz and Curry socials, there is something for everyone!

We also arranged an entire programme of new events throughout Freshers’ at WSA, including the popular ‘Meet the Guide Dogs’ event – especially requested by WSA students.… Read the rest

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27
Jul

Keeping you in the loop

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You might have seen the new University of Southampton Student Communications page, but if you haven’t already now’s the time to give it a cheeky like. After the University commissioned a student communications survey last year, they found that the majority of students expressed a desire to see fewer emails flooding their inboxes and instead see more on social media. In response, the University of Southampton Student Communications page has been created to communicate student-specific news, information and community updates.

The page is run by interns alongside their studies and is aimed directly at students. They’re hoping to tap into … Read the rest

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