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LGBT+ Month 2020 – All you need to know

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LGBT+ Month returns throughout February with a huge array of events celebrating the LGBT+ community 🌈

The full schedule for LGBT+ Month 2020:

🏳️‍🌈 ‘PRIDE’ Film Screening, Thursday 06, 19:00, Union Films

🏳️‍🌈 How to Make Your Club/Society LGBT+ Inclusive, Monday 17th, 18:00 – 19:00, 34/3019

🏳️‍🌈 Glitter Party, Wednesday 12, 19:00, The Bridge – hosted by Southampton RAG and SUSU LGBT+ Society

🏳️‍🌈 ‘BEYOND: There is always a black issue dear’ screening, Thursday 13, WSA Campus, 4.30pm West Side Lecture Theatre

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New Weekend Opening Hours for The Bridge

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Starting from this Saturday 01 February, The Bridge will be open 11.30–17.00 on Saturdays instead of the usual 11.30–23:00. This is to provide a consistent set of operating hours for general use of The Bridge each day.

This will also allow The Bridge to operate additional priority hours for affiliated groups who wish to book the space out for functions and events. Clubs and societies who may have previously missed out on utilising this space will now have an additional day’s opportunity every week to book it.

Want to book The Bridge for your club or society’s event?

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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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Refreshers’ Party Pass 2018

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Looking to relive the excitement of Freshers’? Look no further than our Refreshers’ 2018 Party Pass to help you beat any January blues. With this pass, you’ll gain access to unmissable events in the city and at the Students’ Union, from Monday 29 January – Sunday 04 February, including:

  • Monday – Bloc Party // Bedford Place
  • Tuesday – Sin City ft. Danny Howard // Switch
  • Wednesday – Student Therapy // Oceana
  • Friday – Juiced // Switch
  • Sunday – Big Night Out (Skool Disco theme) // Bedford Place

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Meet the WSA Committee: Social and Events Officer

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It’s time to say a big hello to the WSA Social and Events Officer, Shannon! Here are her answers to our quick Q&A to help you get to know her a bit better.

What do you study and what year are you in?

I study Fashion and Textile Design in the Fashion Design pathway in Year 3.

What is your main aim being Social and Events Officer?

I want to create an even better social atmosphere within the Winchester Campus and organise more events here, with better access to the main campus for events.

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Freshers’ FAQ

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With Freshers’ fast approaching, we’ve devised a list of frequently asked questions to clarify a few things – we hope you find it useful.

When does Freshers’ start?

We’re proud to offer not one, not two but three whole weeks of Freshers’! This begins on Welcome Weekend (Saturday 23 September/Sunday 24 September).

When do lectures begin?

Semester One starts on Thursday 28 September. You can find out all the key dates for the academic year here.

What’s the difference between the Master Pass and Variety Pass?

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WSA End of Term BBQ

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We are delighted to announce that we will be holding a WSA End of Term BBQ on Thursday 08 June.

The annual get-together will kick off from 16:00 on the grass in front of the WSA Cafe.

Students can expect crazy golf and music, with food served from 17:30.

Tickets are a bargain at just £5 each, including a burger, kebab and sausage with onions, salad garnish and sauces! Get yours in advance at the WSA Cafe cash desk.

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Distinguished Lecture: Watch Southampton alumna, Claire Tyler, talk wellbeing and Brexit

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Southampton alumna and Liberal Democrat Peer nominee, Claire Tyler, will be visiting the University for a Distinguished Lecture on Thursday 22 June.

Claire graduated in Law and Politics at the University and has gone on to sit in the House of Lords as Baroness Tyler of Enfield.

The talk promises to be an interesting evening, with topics including wellbeing and Brexit to be discussed.

All students are welcome to come along to the talk, which will be held in Building 58 Room 1067, Highfield campus.

Register your free place on Eventbrite.



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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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