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15
Feb

Society Spotlight on FemSoc: “It’s about being part of a movement which is there to help all women everywhere.”

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Last week we caught up with the lovely President of the Feminist Society, Emily.

According to Emily, the Feminist movement strives for equality and justice for people of all genders. It explores and questions gender inequality, but, as Emily commented, it’s important to be mindful that people are affected by inequality differently. By this, she means that the level of discrimination someone faces is often influenced by factors beyond their gender too, for example their race, sexuality, class and where in the world they live.

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09
Sep

10 Things Every Fresher Should Know About Student Life

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As Freshers’ approaches, we’ve come up with the ultimate 10 things that you will need to know about student life in your first few weeks. Have a read through these and you’ll be all set up to have a great first semester!

  1. Halls life is actually quite good! You may have heard lots of horror stories about halls, from past students or friends who have experienced it, but actually, being in a halls of residence is not too bad. With cleaners, comfortable rooms, and very few fire alarms going off at midnight, halls do provide a secure sanctuary for you
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15
Feb

Fun Facts: University of Southampton Famous Alumni

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Where are they now?

We have thousands of amazing students, and some of them have gone on to become household names. Here is what some of our alumni have ended up doing…

Chris Stark
The Radio 1 presenter known for his cringe-inducing interviews with celebs began his radio career here at Southampton where he presented on Surge Radio. After graduating with a degree in Politics in 2008, he’s now become a regular on the Scott Mills show and is renowned for THAT interview with Mila Kunis. Scott Mills was also involved in Surge Radio, even though he was never a … Read the rest

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