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Win Big With Our 12 Days of Christmas Competition!

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We’ve got some fantastic prizes to give away in the build up to our festive event: Winter Wonderland!

Every day between Tuesday 26 November and Saturday 7 December we’ll be giving away a prize! In order to be in with a chance of winning you need to buy a ticket to Winter Wonderland (which can be done here).

But here’s the thing – the sooner you buy your ticket the more times your name will be entered into our prize draw, as we refresh the draw every day! If you’ve already bought a ticket then your name will … Read the rest

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Jailbreak: What’s it all about?

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You’ve probably heard it mentioned by now, the annual fundraising hitchhike organised by our amazing RAG has seen previous year’s volunteers reach Dubai, Morocco and Hong Kong. Jailbreak is one of the most exciting charity events you can get involved in but how does it all work? 🗺✈️

It’s simple. Groups of 2 or 3 compete in a race against time to get as far away from Southampton as possible, without spending any of their own money. This year, groups are raising money for three charities, Yellow Door, Anthony Nolan and Help Refugees. Each group must raise an initial £50 … Read the rest

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Uni Boob Team

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1st October marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our very own Uni Boob Team are shouting from the rooftops about regularly checking your boobs.

You may have seen them spreading their boob wisdom around Campus and beyond, hosting Glitter Parties, cake sales, and ‘shower take-overs’, they’re all about raising awareness and having a good time doing it.

These champions of boob health want to help everyone stand the best possible chance of surviving breast cancer, through early detection, education and empowerment. The team work throughout the year to fundraise and to try to “break the taboo … Read the rest

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Meet the WSA Committee: International Officer

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In our blog post earlier today, we found out more about Venny, our WSA Campus President. Now it’s time to see what our WSA International Officer, Bridgett, had to say.

What do you study and what year are you in?

I study Fashion Marketing and I’m in my second year.

What are you most excited about as International Officer?

I’m looking forward to ensuring that international students feel included and welcome in the Student’s Union. I hope to assure that proper information regarding the British education system is passed along to students so they feel comfortable in their studies.… Read the rest

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AU Ball: A night of celebration

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Last Friday saw our annual Athletic Union Ball, complete with a full awards ceremony celebrating the sporting achievements of Team Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium.

The night was”buzzing”, with students enjoying a three course meal, followed by the awards and an after-party with our resident DJ, Drop Division, who played until the early hours.

Our Vice-President Sports, Tom Provan, gave a speech praising the teams and commented on winning Varsity to lots of woops and cheers.

We caught up with students who attended the night to ask them their best tips for students thinking of getting into sport while at … Read the rest

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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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The Student Film Festival 2017 Launches on Thursday

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The Student Film Festival returns to Union Films this Thursday.

The student-led event is set to begin at 18:00, featuring screenings from the sixteen shortlisted films at the black tie evening.

There are ten awards up for grabs including:

🎬 Best Film

🎬 Audience Award

🎬 Best Director

🎬 Best Editor

🎬 Best Cinematography

🎬 Best Actress

🎬 Best Actor

🎬 Best Music

🎬 Best Sound

🎬 Best Screenplay

The films will be judged by a panel of students and lecturers from the University’s Film Department including: Hollie Geraghty (Film Editor for The Edge), Ben Robins (Film graduate from the … Read the rest

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Team Southampton wins Varsity 2017

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Congratulations to all of our athletes for winning Varsity this weekend!

Varsity is the biggest Sporting event of the year and we are proud to announce another victory over Portsmouth, with a final score being 206 to Team Southampton and 170 to Portsmouth

The Varsity competition takes place between Southampton and Portsmouth each year with the Students’ Unions hosting the event on alternate years.

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Paintball Society wins the ‘The Student Cup’ National Paintball Competition

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Our very own Paintballing Society has come first in the ‘Student Cup’ National Paintball Competition on 25-26 February.

The sixth annual tournament, organised by the UK Student Paintball Network and run by the team at the Central Premier Paintball Series (CPPS) paintball site, was held in Penkridge, Staffordshire, featuring 19 teams across two divisions, making it the biggest competition yet.

We provided the group with £265 to go towards the subsidised travel and the tournament entry free.

The team travelled to the competition on Saturday 25 to prepare with a training session against the other competing teams, before the main … Read the rest

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Celebrating International Women’s Day with Inspiring Women talks

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We’re celebrating International Women’s Day on Wednesday by hearing from some inspiring women who have excelled in their chosen industries.

Join us at The Bridge from 19:30 tomorrow night (Wednesday 08 March) to listen to:
Susannah Watson

Senior Assistant Director of the CBI (Confederation of British Industry)

Bryony Tyrell

MMA Fighter, Nurse, Mother and MMA coach at the Unions’ MMA society, this woman is a relentless hard worker. Constantly pushing to achieve more, her interesting and contrasting life has been covered by The Telegraph, earning her recognition as a role model for young MMA and sportswomen in Southampton and … Read the rest

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