Before the end of term, we had a chat with Yasmin Sharif and Seda Bektas, two First Year students who achieved 3rd place in the Barclays Change the World Around You competition. There were over 200 applicants, making their win super impressive! This competition required university students across the UK to submit their idea for one thing they would like to change about the world. This idea was then brought to life by a 3D artist using the Google Tilt Brush app. These were then published on Facebook and the design with the greatest number of “likes” … Read the rest
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Join us to celebrate Southampton’s cultural diversity at Culture Festival between Sunday 30 April – Saturday 06 May.
Sunday 30 April
🌏 Holi Festival 2017
Cover yourself in powder paint to celebrate this traditional Indian Spring festival marking the end of winter and the beginning of spring.
Tuesday 02 May
🌏 Global Village
- Concourse and Redbrick, Union building (42), Highfield campus
Immerse yourself in a fayre of cultural exploration as our international student groups hold stalls and activities across the Union.
🌏 Language Exchange at The Bridge
- The Bridge, Union building (42),
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RAG (Raise and Give) Society and Enactus Society raise an estimated £5,400 for charity during Jailbreak 2016, with one group of students travelling as far as The Gambia in under 36 hours with no money.
Jailbreak is a challenge where students aim to get as far away from the Students’ Union as possible in 36 hours using none of their own money in a bid to raise cash for charity.
26 teams made up of 63 students participated in this year’s event, each with a minimum fundraising target of £150 that students had to raise before departure last weekend.
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