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Jailbreak: What’s it all about?

» 23 November 2018 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Jailbreak: What’s it all about?

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 … 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 surrounding … 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

» 14 November 2017 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Meet the WSA Committee: Social and Events Officer

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

» 07 September 2017 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Freshers’ FAQ

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?

We’ve seen a few pages circulating social media claiming to offer ‘official’ Southampton … Read the rest

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WSA End of Term BBQ

» 16 May 2017 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on WSA End of Term BBQ

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.

The afternoon is set to be a sizzler, so round up your best friends to celebrate the end of the academic … Read the rest

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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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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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WSA Summer Ball: Spectacular aerial performances, Moulin Rouge themed props and cocktails

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Prepare to be mesmerised with a dazzling aerial performance from a special guest at this year’s WSA Summer Ball on Friday 05 May at Winchester Guildhall.

Join us from 20:30, where we will be greeting the first 50 guests with a free glass of prosecco.

Enjoy decadent mouth-watering cocktails including The Gimlet and The Paloma available for just £4 each or 2 x £7 or enjoy a fruity Strawberry Satine mocktail as you watch our unique line-up of acts that take you through the evening.

Make your night pack a punch with sourz shots for just £1 each – the Read the rest

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