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Three Union dance groups place at KCL Just Dance It 2017

» 15 February 2017 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Three Union dance groups place at KCL Just Dance It 2017

Bhangra Society joined fourteen other University of Southampton dance societies to enter the KCL Just Dance It 2017 competition at the Greenwood Theatre in Central London.

Seven University of Southampton dance squads entered the dance competition, including Novice Ballet, Novice Tap, Novice Jazz, Novice Contemporary, Novice Street, Salsa and Bhangra, dancing in six different categories: Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Street and Wildcard divided into novice and advanced levels.

The competition, attended by ten universities, was a triumph for our student groups, with Novice Tap and Novice Ballet winning their category, Novice Contemporary placing 2nd, Bhangra Society coming 4th and Salsa … Read the rest

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Staying safe in the sun

» 22 June 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Staying safe in the sun

The holidays are finally here and no doubt many of you are planning to escape the British weather and catch some rays elsewhere. But while we all appreciate a good tan, far too many of us get caught out and end up looking, well, not so hot. So whether it’s home or abroad, here are our top tips on staying safe in the sun – so you won’t see red this summer.

Wear sunscreen

Sunscreen is the sure-fire way to protect yourself from UV rays. Here are a few things to remember:

  • Make sure your sunscreen is not past its
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Bike Doctor

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The Bike Doctor is back!

If you are a cycling fanatic, but your bike isn’t running as smoothly as you would like, come along to the Redbrick Area outside Building 42 to have a check-up with the Bike Doctor.

You can get your bike checked and tuned for FREE between 10:00-14:00 on Friday 24 June and every other Friday thereafter. Take a look out our calendar to save the dates for your diary.… Read the rest

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FREE Fitness Sessions all week

» 24 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on FREE Fitness Sessions all week

We all know the physical benefits of exercise, but people often forget how great it is for your mental well-being too. It can help you sleep better, help you relax and even boost your memory and concentration.

Our You Are More Than programme of events is about keeping you calm and focused throughout your exams and hand-ins. And what better way to relieve some of that stress than with a good workout? That’s why this week is jam packed with FREE fitness sessions open to all students to help you release those positive endorphins.

TUESDAY 24 MAY

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Strike a pose: FREE Yoga Classes

» 15 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Strike a pose: FREE Yoga Classes

With exams and hand-ins to contend with, we understand that this can be a stressful time for you. That’s why we’re running a relaxing programme of events to remind you that You Are More Than Your Studies and to take some time out for yourself.

We all know exercise can have a massive impact on your mood, and yoga in particular has been proven to benefit your wellbeing and boost memory and concentration levels – exactly what’s needed to stay focused for those crucial study sessions.

So we’re holding two FREE yoga classes in WSA and SGH to help you … Read the rest

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Bike Doctor

» 23 April 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Bike Doctor

The Bike Doctor is back!

If you are a cycling fanatic, but your bike isn’t running as smoothly as you would like, come along to the Red Brick Area outside Building 42 to have a check-up with the Bike Doctor.

You can get your bike checked and tuned for FREE between 10am-2pm on Friday 29th April and every other week on a Friday thereafter. Take a look out our calendar to save the dates for your diary.… Read the rest

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Post-Easter Health Kick

» 05 April 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Post-Easter Health Kick

If you’re lying in a heap of Easter egg wrappers feeling like you’ve overdone it, we hear you. So here are just some tips to help you rein it back in after that obligatory Easter splurge.

Go outdoors

Not getting your money’s worth out of that gym membership you signed up for in January? Why not get outside instead? Southampton has plenty of lovely green spaces for you to take advantage of, and now the nights are lighter, it’s the perfect time to get on the run. And there’s no need to put too much pressure on yourself – just … Read the rest

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Keeping Fit in Southampton

» 28 February 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Keeping Fit in Southampton

What with work commitments, student budgets and time to hang out with your friends, keeping fit can seem like the last thing on your mind. But we all know we should do it, so whether you are a gym bunny or a sporty type, here is a quick overview of some ways you can exercise in Southampton…

Parkrun

Saturday. 9am. 5k. Okay now the worst bit is over, we can tell you about all the good things. It’s completely free and this includes stats about your run! For example, you can find out how you did for your age group, … Read the rest

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Free, Simple Ways to Keep Fit That You Can Fit Around Your Student Life

» 15 January 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Free, Simple Ways to Keep Fit That You Can Fit Around Your Student Life

Undoubtedly some of you may have taken the Christmas break as a chance to feast and indulge, and why not? Then comes the typical New Year’s Resolution: stay healthy and keep fit. You can certainly fit this resolution around your busy timetables, without having to break the bank so no more excuses, here are a few tips!

Walk Everywhere

Skip the bus and walk whenever possible! Even better, power walk, you’d be surprised at how many calories you can burn in just half an hour! If you need to take the bus for longer distances, try getting off one or … Read the rest

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