News

Tag Archive > Facebook

01
Oct

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Uni Boob Team

In General

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

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

22
Feb

New Facebook Algorithm: how to keep up-to-date with the Union

In General

As you may have heard, Facebook is changing its news feed algorithm. This means we will see some changes in the next few months as it begins to prioritise certain content over others.

From letting you know about exciting upcoming events, campaigns and more, our Facebook page is the best way to stay in the loop with everything happening on our campuses, and about all the opportunities we have for you to get involved in.

It’s easy to make sure that our Facebook posts continue to appear on your news feed:

  1. Simply head over to our page: “University of
Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , ,

21
Mar

The Student Film Festival 2017 Launches on Thursday

In General

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

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

18
Jan

Laughter Lounge 2017

In General

After all those bad cracker jokes during holidays, we all need a good reason to laugh and what better than with professional comedy courtesy of Laughter Lounge.

Off The Kerb Productions & Comedy Central UK are back to serve up some of the best comedians on the circuit, as seen on BBC’s Live At The Apollo and Edinburgh Comedy Festival.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

Marlon Davis, James Farmer and Ivo Graham

Andrew Smith, Nigel Ng and Ian Smith

  • Thursday 16 March
  • See who
Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

11
Jan

*Announcement* Tom Zanetti and K.O. Kane set to headline Refreshers’ Rave

In General

We are delighted to confirm that Tom Zanetti and K.O. Kane are set to headline Refreshers’ Rave on Sunday 05 February.

The DJs will join Marvin Humes, FooR and Patrick Nazemi with an incredible DJ set to help you relax, refresh and relive Freshers’.

Here’s what you can expect:

Marvin Humes

Former JLS member, presenter and singer, Marvin Humes has reinvented himself as a killer DJ. Here he is killing it at Capital FM’s  Jingle Bell Ball

FooR

South Coast music producers and DJs, FooR will be getting you warmed up

Patrick Nazemi

UK festival and Ibiza Rocks regular, Patrick … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

27
Dec

WSA Quiz back for 2017

In General

If you were one of the 109 students who joined us for the WSA Quiz and Curry Festive Special a couple of weeks ago, you can rest assured that the Quiz will be back for 2017.

This year has seen some of the most successful quizzes yet, with over 70 students regularly attending the fortnightly Quiz.

We don’t want you to miss out on the quiz due to hand-in season, so we’ve waited until just afterwards to give you something to look forward to. We’ll even be giving you the chance to choose which food you’d like to see served … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

01
Dec

Christmas Ballin’ – 8 Days to go!

In General

8 days to go until you can be ballin’ with your best ones at our huge Christmas blowout before the end of the semester!

Grab your housemates and course friends and let’s get merry to Philip George! Remember this banger?

Sip on a free glass of prosecco on arrival to get the party started as you browse a winter wonderland of festive decorations and surprises.

Sleigh the dance floor at our Silent Disco before Santa himself makes an appearance. He’ll be fulfilling your Christmas wish list by giving you a chance to take shots in The Bridge in our … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

10
Nov

Christmas Light Switch-On

In General

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…nearly!

With the dark nights’ drawing in and the cold weather making you dig out the knitwear, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas.

At Southampton, we traditionally take the festive season to the next level, pulling out all the stops with events, decorations and many an opportunity to enjoy a merry time with friends and this November is no different.

Once again we have teamed up with the University to organise the annual Christmas Light Switch On on 22 November. Keep snug with a glass of mulled wine or cider, or a … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

03
Nov

U.S. Presidential Elections – Watch the results at The Stag’s

In General

Will Hillary clinch it or will America play their Trump card?

We’ve teamed up with Wessex Scene and Surge to show the U.S. Presidential Elections results at The Stag’s.

Find out the results with us on Tuesday 08 November from 20:00.

Join our official Facebook event.… Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

26
Oct

Laughter Lounge – TOMORROW

In General

For just £4, you can watch top professional comedy from Suzi Ruffell, Jake Lambert and Mat Ewins tomorrow (Thursday 27 October) from 19:00 (Doors) at The Bridge.

 

Get a little taste of what you can expect with these videos:

★Suzi Ruffell (Headliner)

Having previously supported Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe and Kevin Bridges on tour, Suzi has been dubbed a ‘real stand up gem’ by The Guardian.

★Jake Lambert (Open)

BBC New Comedy Award Semi-Finalist and Finalist of the English Comedian of the Year 2015, Jake Lambert will be opening for Suzi at this Thursday’s show.

★Mat Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,