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How did we do this year? We want to hear from you

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How did we do this year? We want to hear your feedback on the Students’ Union – our events and places, our support for students, our academic representation and more. Complete our survey to tell us what you think has been great and what you think we can improve on.

Complete the survey here: How Did We Do?

Everyone who takes part will be entered into a prize draw to win a flight voucher worth £150* to help you have an amazing summer! Will you explore somewhere new or your favourite destination?

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Grad Ball – In It To Win It

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Win exclusive prizes to enjoy at this year’s Grad Ball!

With our In It To Win It prize draw you could win:

  • A £5 food voucher to enjoy on the night
  • Transport to Grad Ball and queue jump for you and your mates*
  • £45 worth of drinks to enjoy on the night**

When you purchase a ticket from (or the Box Office in B42) you’ll automatically be entered and will be in with the chance of winning a fantastic prize over three Fridays (so the earlier you get yours, the more times your name will be entered!).

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12 Days of Christmas: Win prizes every day!

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It’s the most wonderful time of year and we are excited to announce the return of our 12 Days of Christmas competitions! Every day, from Monday 04 until Friday 15 December, there will be a new competition and new prizes on offer. All you have to do is keep an eye on our Facebook page for clues and details of how to enter each day.

Without further ado, lets open the doors in the 12 Days of SUSU… #12daysofSUSU

Day 12 (15 December)

Our Christmas teddy bear is hiding, where could he be? Track him down and you’ll be the … Read the rest

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Update: Hindu Society make it through to the Battle of Bollywood dance competition finals

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Following our blog last week, we are delighted to announce that Hindu Society have made it through the finals of the Battle of Bollywood dance competition 2017.

The group were given the opportunity to take part in a Facebook ‘like’ competition, battling it out to receive the most likes to enter the finals, which are due to be held in London next year.

Hindu Society President 2017-18, Divyansh Dixit, comments, “We’re absolutely delighted with the win and the chance to represent Southampton in the final for the 2018 competition. Hopefully we can make everyone proud and bring the … Read the rest

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Hindu Society represent our Union at the Battle of Bollywood dance competition

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Hindu Society performed at the Battle of Bollywood dance competition at Hammersmith Apollo, London in March.

A group of eighteen students made up the energetic team, who battled it out against 23 other Universities at the competition last month, following three months of rehearsals.

The society are calling for students to ‘like’ their performance video on the Battle of Bollywood competition Facebook page before the 21 April, as they compete to receive the most ‘likes’ to gain an automatic place at the 2018 finals.

Team Captain and former Hindu Society Vice-President, Karishma Patel comments, “I don’t think I’ve met a … Read the rest

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Joseph Lim and Sean Gilbody through to Chortle Student Comedy Awards Semi-Finals

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Southampton students, Joseph Lim and Sean Gilbody have been voted through to the semi-finals of the Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2017.

The students performed at the Southampton heat of the acclaimed awards in held at The Bridge on the 02 March.

President of our Comedy Society and Politics and Economics student, Sean Gilbody, won the heat, with Joseph Lim achieving the People’s Choice Award, securing them both places in the Awards semi-finals, held in London in May. The semi-finalists will battle it out at the finals at Pleasance One at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August in a bid to … Read the rest

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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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The Student Film Festival 2017 Launches on Thursday

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The Student Film Festival returns to Union Films this Thursday.

The student-led event is set to begin at 18:00, featuring screenings from the sixteen shortlisted films at the black tie evening.

There are ten awards up for grabs including:

🎬 Best Film

🎬 Audience Award

🎬 Best Director

🎬 Best Editor

🎬 Best Cinematography

🎬 Best Actress

🎬 Best Actor

🎬 Best Music

🎬 Best Sound

🎬 Best Screenplay

The films will be judged by a panel of students and lecturers from the University’s Film Department including: Hollie Geraghty (Film Editor for The Edge), Ben Robins (Film graduate from the … Read the rest

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Paintball Society wins the ‘The Student Cup’ National Paintball Competition

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Our very own Paintballing Society has come first in the ‘Student Cup’ National Paintball Competition on 25-26 February.

The sixth annual tournament, organised by the UK Student Paintball Network and run by the team at the Central Premier Paintball Series (CPPS) paintball site, was held in Penkridge, Staffordshire, featuring 19 teams across two divisions, making it the biggest competition yet.

We provided the group with £265 to go towards the subsidised travel and the tournament entry free.

The team travelled to the competition on Saturday 25 to prepare with a training session against the other competing teams, before the main … Read the rest

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Show your support for Boat Club as they compete in Spotify Soundclash

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Our Boat Club are taking part in this year’s Spotify Soundclash, where as a student group, you can you create a Spotify playlist in a bid to gain as many followers as possible in order to win the grand prize of £10,000.

By following the playlist, you are supporting the University of Southampton and helping Boat Club to show we are on top!

So far*, Boat Club aren’t displaying on the top set of Unis, so make sure you show your support today and let’s give them a nice boost!

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