While we sit munching on chocolate eggs in the sunshine surrounded by pretty daffodils, all we can think about is the long Easter weekend ahead. But it’s worth reminding ourselves why we enjoy these holidays, so we caught up with Rehana Nurmahi from Christian Union to ask more about the origins of this springtime religious tradition.
“Why do you look for the living among the dead?He is not here; he has risen!”
– Luke 24:6
Easter is celebrated by Christians every year to symbolise the resurrection of Christ Jesus. It is single-handedly the most important date in the Christian … Read the rest
The Easter holidays are almost here! A full list of our opening times during the break can be found below – we’ll be having a rest at the weekends where we will be closed, but there are still plenty of opportunities to join us for some relaxation with friends during our weekly opening hours.
We hope you have a cracking Easter, and remember to have some fun between the studying!
Despite being in the throes of Storm Doris this week, we are looking ahead to what’s set to be a great March. In no particular order, here’s why we think March is one of the most underrated months in the student calendar…
So where lighter mornings doesn’t really register on the student radar, we’re loving being able to walk back from campus at the end of the day knowing that we have experienced some sunlight. It has even been worth heading out for a quick walk around the stream at Highfield campus during lunchtimes to stock up on … Read the rest
If you’re lying in a heap of Easter egg wrappers feeling like you’ve overdone it, we hear you. So here are just some tips to help you rein it back in after that obligatory Easter splurge.
Not getting your money’s worth out of that gym membership you signed up for in January? Why not get outside instead? Southampton has plenty of lovely green spaces for you to take advantage of, and now the nights are lighter, it’s the perfect time to get on the run. And there’s no need to put too much pressure on yourself – just … Read the rest
If you’re staying in Winchester during the Easter holidays, you’ll want some events and activities to give yourself a break. To help you out, we have scoured local events listings and looked up everything you need to know to have the Easter break you deserve.
1. Easter Sunday Day Out – Chawton House Library
When?: Sunday 27th March
What time?: 11am-5pm
Where?: Chawton House Library, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ
Cost: £6 for students.
This event is perfect for a full day out if you are feeling up to an adventure a little further away from Winchester. You can take … Read the rest
Easter is almost upon us and that can only mean one thing: chocolate and lots of it!
And for the postgraduate students staying in Southampton over the holidays, you’ll be pleased to hear you can still get your sugar fix at our weekly Coffee and Cake events which will be continuing to run throughout the Easter break.
For those who may not have heard of this before, it’s a weekly event run for postgraduate students and takes place every Thursday in The Bridge from 10.30am. It’s a great chance to take a well-earned break from your studies and meet other … Read the rest