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25
Jul

Graduates: 8 Top Tips for Job Hunting

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Congratulations to all of our recent graduates! This is an exciting time of year (we’re talking selfies with your pals all robed up, holidays, meals out and ciders in the sun) but what happens when it’s time to face reality and begin the job hunt?

Here are 8 of our top tips for you to bear in mind if you’re yet to secure a job.

  1. Don’t let rejection put you off your search. No one likes to be rejected and we understand it can be sad when you don’t make the cut for a role you set your heart on.
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05
May

Grad Ball: Sarah Harding confirmed to support Tom Zanetti & K.O. Kane in The Cube

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Former Girls Aloud singer, Sarah Harding will support DJs Tom Zanetti & K.O. Kane in The Cube at Grad Ball on Saturday 10 June.

The Berkshire-born pop star will be hitting the decks to play an hour and a half long DJ set at our annual graduation celebration event.

The singer is best known for her role in the UK’s biggest-selling girl group of the 21st century, Girls Aloud, who achieved twenty consecutive top ten singles in the eleven  years they were together, before they announced their split in 2013.

Following the band’s split, Sarah has appeared in ITV’s The … Read the rest

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02
May

WSA Summer Ball: Ticket Collection information ahead of Friday’s Ball

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If you are one of the savvy students who has already secured your WSA Summer Ball tickets, you can now collect them between 10:00-15:00 this week in the WSA Cafe.

All you need to bring is your ticket confirmation and Student ID and we will do the rest! (Don’t forget that you will need these, plus your proof of age ID to gain entry on the night).

For those of you who haven’t already got your tickets – hurry! You only have three more days to sort your plans for the night of the year at Winchester Guildhall on … Read the rest

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25
Apr

Grad Ball: Club Drive confirmed as support for Don Broco

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Another day, another exciting Grad Ball announcement!

We are pleased to announce that Club Drive will be supporting alt. rock band, Don Broco, at Grad Ball on Saturday 01 June.

The four-piece pop/funk band, have previously featured as BBC Radio 1’s Track of the Week after being spotted by the BBC Introducing team. Dubbed as the ‘ones to watch’, the group are set to deliver an energetic support at this year’s Garden Court stage.

 

 

The news comes following the announcement of acoustic singer/songwriter, Hannah Trigwell as headliner of the acoustic stage on the Redbrick and DJs Tom Zanetti … Read the rest

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24
Apr

Grad Ball: Singer Hannah Trigwell headlines Redbrick acoustic stage

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We are delighted to announce that Leeds singer-songwriter, Hannah Trigwell, will be headlining our acoustic stage on the Redbrick at Grad Ball 2017 on Saturday 10 June.

If you have Ed Sheeran on repeat and your ideal night out is a chilled evening with a few beers and some acoustic guitar, our acoustic stage is the place to be.

The self-taught musician has garnered 70 million views on YouTube and has achieved numerous top-ten singles internationally. You’ll recognise her for her critically acclaimed collaborations with American rock band, Boyce Avenue. Hannah’s voice has been described as “like finding treasure” … Read the rest

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21
Apr

Grad Ball: Don Broco set to headline Garden Court

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We are excited to confirm Don Broco as the act to headline Garden Court for this year’s Grad Ball on Saturday 10 June.

The alt-rock four-piece, most famous for their single, You Wanna Know, have previously supported Bring Me The Horizon and Enter Shikari. Regulars on the festival circuit, the band have performed at Download and Sonisphere.

 

The band are set to play alongside a line-up of other live music and entertainment across our Union venues, including DJs Tom Zanetti and K.O. Kane, who have already been confirmed as the act headlining The Cube.

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07
Apr

Grad Ball: Tom Zanetti and K.O.Kane set to perform at The Cube

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Following Tuesday’s venue line-up announcement, we are delighted to reveal that Tom Zanetti and K.O.Kane will be performing at The Cube at this year’s Grad Ball.

Tom Zanetti is most famous for his hit single, You Want Me feat. Sadie Ama. The DJ duo have also collaborated on bangers including TNT, Lose My Head and No More.

The pair is set to play alongside a line-up of other live music and entertainment including sets in The Stag’s, Garden Court and the Redbrick. Ticket-holders can also enjoy a shisha garden at Bar 2 and a silent disco at The Bridge, plus … Read the rest

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04
Apr

Grad Ball: Music, Memories and More across Multiple Union Venues

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We are delighted to announce some more details of our secret set-up for Graduation Ball 2017 across multiple Union Venues.

Our buildings will be transformed into a formal evening venue, ready for you to celebrate your time at University where it all began.

Make the most of your time with your friends by enjoying a tipple and acoustic sounds live on the Redbrick area, as you enjoy champagne, prosecco and a food fair.

Head down to Bar 2, where we will transport you to an ethereal atmosphere in our Shisha Garden.

The Bridge will become home to a Silent Disco … Read the rest

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20
Mar

Grad Ball Tickets on Sale

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Hundreds of you have hit our Box Office over the weekend to secure tickets for this year’s hotly anticipated Graduation Ball.

We can’t wait to join you on Saturday 10 June for an unforgettable night of entertainment across the whole Union.

Our buildings will be transformed into a formal evening venue, ready for you to celebrate your time at University where it all began.

Stay tuned as we announce more surprises from the night based on the choices made by this year’s student Grad Ball Committee.

Tickets are on sale now for only £35 at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice, giving you … Read the rest

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06
Mar

WSA Summer Ball: Tickets on Sale Now

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We are delighted to announce that tickets to this year’s WSA Summer Ball on Friday 05 May are now on sale on our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

Our annual summer party will be held at Winchester Guildhall at 20:30. The first 50 guests to arrive can enjoy a free glass of prosecco on arrival.

Electro-swing DJ, Jamie Berry, will provide the entertainment with a set to get you on the dancefloor with music from our very own Surge Radio DJs, who will keep you partying until the early hours.

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