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24
Apr

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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20
Apr

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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15
Feb

Three Union dance groups place at KCL Just Dance It 2017

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Bhangra Society joined fourteen other University of Southampton dance societies to enter the KCL Just Dance It 2017 competition at the Greenwood Theatre in Central London.

Seven University of Southampton dance squads entered the dance competition, including Novice Ballet, Novice Tap, Novice Jazz, Novice Contemporary, Novice Street, Salsa and Bhangra, dancing in six different categories: Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Street and Wildcard divided into novice and advanced levels.

The competition, attended by ten universities, was a triumph for our student groups, with Novice Tap and Novice Ballet winning their category, Novice Contemporary placing 2nd, Bhangra Society coming 4th and Salsa … Read the rest

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06
Feb

WSA Silent Disco – Tickets on sale now

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Like music? Love a night out? You’ve asked us to hold more evening events at WSA, so that’s exactly what we’ve done.

We’re excited to announce that tickets are available for Friday’s WSA Silent Disco at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice – at just £3 each, they’re quite a bargain!

Join us from 20:30 for a chance to don your headphones and dance like no one’s watching.

You will be able to collect tickets from the WSA Cafe or from the Union Box Office in Highfield using your Student ID and proof of purchase.

Don’t forget to bring your Student ID and proof of … Read the rest

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04
Feb

Refreshers’ Rave – 1 more day to get tickets!

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Join us tomorrow night for the holy grail of Refreshers’.

What better way to relax and let go than by partying the night away to incredible DJ sets from Tom Zanetti & K.O. Kane, Marvin Humes, FooR and Patrick Nazemi.

Tear up the last night of Refreshers’ Week with all  your best ones – will you be raving or behaving?!

Tom Zanetti & K.O. Kane

With over a million views on YouTube, these guys know how to make you hit the dancefloor.

Marvin Humes

Former JLS member, presenter and singer, Marvin Humes has reinvented himself as a killer DJ. Here … Read the rest

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11
Jan

Dance the night away at the WSA Silent Disco

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We’re delighted to announce that we will be holding a Silent Disco at the WSA Cafe on Friday 10 February.

Join us from 20:30 for a chance to don your headphones and dance like no one’s watching.

Tickets are just £3 each available to buy very soon from www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

You will be able to collect tickets from the WSA Cafe or from the Union Box Office in Highfield using your Student ID and proof of purchase.

Don’t forget to bring your Student ID and proof of age ID on the night to get entry.

See who else is going on … Read the rest

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11
Jan

*Announcement* Tom Zanetti and K.O. Kane set to headline Refreshers’ Rave

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We are delighted to confirm that Tom Zanetti and K.O. Kane are set to headline Refreshers’ Rave on Sunday 05 February.

The DJs will join Marvin Humes, FooR and Patrick Nazemi with an incredible DJ set to help you relax, refresh and relive Freshers’.

Here’s what you can expect:

Marvin Humes

Former JLS member, presenter and singer, Marvin Humes has reinvented himself as a killer DJ. Here he is killing it at Capital FM’s  Jingle Bell Ball

FooR

South Coast music producers and DJs, FooR will be getting you warmed up

Patrick Nazemi

UK festival and Ibiza Rocks regular, Patrick … Read the rest

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12
Mar

How to Save Money in Southampton: Transport and Nights Out

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Welcome to the third and final blog in our series about how you can save money in Southampton. We have covered how to save money on shopping/food and energy in your house, but finally this blog focuses on transport and nights out. As essential as it is, it can drain your cash pretty quickly, so check out our tips to help you to keep hold of your pennies. If you’ve got any advice that you think would help other students, then please get in touch via our Twitter page @yoursusu.

Transport

Transport can be a large expense, especially with … Read the rest

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26
Dec

Refreshers’: An evening of Burlesque and Cabaret

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After the success of events in years gone by, it’s back again…the infamous Velvet Lounge will be taking over The Bridge for a night of Burlesque and Cabaret. For only £5 you can indulge in a night of vintage inspired entertainment hosted by ‘delightfully silly’ international cabaret compere Peggy De Lune, who’ll appear on alongside glittering showgirl Lena Mae, who will dazzle the audience with her classic burlesque routines.

Dating back to the 1830s and 40s in London, burlesque is a form of entertainment that’s often mislabeled. Initially it consisted of on musical theatre parodies that were used to … Read the rest

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11
Dec

Society Spotlight: Meet Kandyan and Bharatanatyam Dance Society

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We caught up with Jithin James Mullappillil, President of Kandyan and Bharatanatyam Dance Society to ask what he loves about being involved in a society and why other students should join. The society was founded in 2013 and has 25 regular dance members. Not sure what Kandyan and Bharatanatyam dancing is? Read all about it here…

Describe your society and what it is you do:

Southampton Kandyan and Bharatanatyam Dance Society provides dance training and classes for two Asian classical dance styles. Kandyan and Bharata Natyam are two of the most well known, tradtional Sri Lankan and Indian cultural dancing. … Read the rest

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