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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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24
Apr

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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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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29
Mar

Culture Festival

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Join us to celebrate Southampton’s cultural diversity at Culture Festival between Sunday 30 April – Saturday 06 May.

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Sunday 30 April

🌏 Holi Festival 2017

  • Redbrick
  • 11:00-14:00

Cover yourself in powder paint to celebrate this traditional Indian Spring festival marking the end of winter and the beginning of spring.

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Tuesday 02 May

🌏 Global Village

  • 11:00-17:00
  • Concourse and Redbrick, Union building (42), Highfield campus

Immerse yourself in a fayre of cultural exploration as our international student groups hold stalls and activities across the Union.

🌏 Language Exchange at The Bridge

  • 21:45-23:15
  • The Bridge, Union building (42),
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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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13
Mar

Graduation Ball comes to our Union on Saturday 10 June

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Saturday 10 June sees the return of our annual Graduation Ball, where we will celebrate our final year members’ graduation at the Union, Highfield campus.

The evening will be your night to look back over your time here at University and make even more everlasting memories.

Our Grad Ball Committee, made up of a group of seven students from across the University, have taken a central role in the organisation of the night, choosing everything from the venue to the theme, which will be revealed shortly!

Stay tuned as we will be announcing more information as the evening draws … Read the rest

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12
Mar

Academic Awards – Last Chance to Nominate

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Who do you think has gone that extra mile academically?

Perhaps you know a lecturer, Personal Tutor, or Academic Rep that has inspired you or really gone out of their way to support you in your studies. If you think they deserve recognition, why not nominate them for an Academic Award.

We’re hosting our annual invitation-only ceremony on Thursday 11 May at The Cube, where we will be wearing our best finery to celebrate the academic achievements of University staff and our Academic Reps.

You can nominate a deserving person before midnight on Wednesday 15 March to receive an award … 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.

Capture the memories on our photobooth and get some group … Read the rest

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