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15
May

Home Office Telephone Scam – Important Information

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It has been brought to our attention by the Visa & Immigration Student Advice Service that many international students have recently become targets of a telephone scam. Students have reported receiving a call from somebody claiming to be from the Home Office who tells them they haven’t paid for an immigration service and must pay a fine or risk being reported to the police. The callers have become progressively insistent and forceful in their attempt to get students to make payments.

The number they call from appears to be the real Home Office number (020 7035 4848), however this is … Read the rest

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05
Jun

Grad Ball: Ticket Collection Information

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We’re excited to announce that the Grad Ball Wristbands have arrived! You’ll be able to collect yours from 09:00-20:00 on Monday 05 – Thursday 08 June at the Box Office in Building 42.

On Friday 09 June, ticket collections will only be from 09:00–17:00 as we will be closing Building 42 from 18:00 (more info here)

On the night, remember to bring the wristband and your Student ID. Without both, you won’t be allowed in, and we’d hate for you to miss out on the fun! If you have bought a ticket for a friend who is notRead the rest

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16
Nov

Celebrate Christmas at our Union

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Whether you are missing your family’s home-cooking or you want to try some traditional British Christmas cuisine – join us for the most wonderful time of the year.

The Bridge are now accepting bookings for Christmas dinners prepared by our Michelin-trained chef. You can view the full menu at www.unionsouthampton.org/christmas 

Book a table by emailing events@unionsouthampton.org

If you prefer a more informal atmosphere or you just want to stop off for a quicker lunch, we will also be serving a traditional roast dinner with all the festive trimmings at The Cafe on:

  • Wednesday 30 November
  • Wednesday 07 December
  • Wednesday 14
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08
Jun

Be aware of phishing scams

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There is a new phishing scam which is targeting students via email.

If you receive an email claiming that you have won an education grant from the Department of Education, please do not click on any links or submit any of your details.

If you, or anyone you know, have been affected by this fraud or any other scam, report it to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040 or visiting www.actionfraud.police.uk.

Don’t forget that our Advice Centre (open Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00) is always on hand to offer you support on a variety of different issues.

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