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20
Dec

Whats On In Southampton Over Christmas?

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Our Marketing and Communications crew member, Selina, has been busy getting festive in Southampton and has pulled together these ideas for the top things to do this holiday, so if you’re in Southampton over the Christmas break, you can be sure to have a great time. Thanks Selina for the photos as well!

Southampton Christmas Festival

If you fancy a traditional German feast head towards the high street where the German market is offering Bratwursts, schnitzels and other specialities. Grab a drink and soak up the festive atmosphere! There’s also hand made decorations, soaps and vintage jewellery.

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25
Nov

OPSoc PGR students shed light on science at Winchester Cathedral Primary Science Festival

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Postgraduate Research students from Optics and Photonics Society (OPSoc) took part in the Winchester Cathedral Primary Science Festival on 08 and 09 November.

The festival, now in its second year, helps pupils to explore science in the spectacular medieval building, working with scientists to carry out practical experiments.

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the festival is organised to help Year 6 pupils gain an understanding of science in the working world including sound, geology and light as part of their Key Stage 2 Science National Curriculum studies.

The festival was a success with 120 primary school pupils and their … Read the rest

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01
Nov

RAG raise £10,352.30 for charity at London Breast Cancer Now Megaraid

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Our very own Southampton RAG team have raised a jaw-dropping £10,352.30 for charity at Saturday’s Megaraid in London.

The student-run fundraising group took to the streets of London in various locations to see how much money they could raise for Breast Cancer Now. They braved the cold weather and early start and shook red buckets to encourage the general public to donate.

The Union’s Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley says “This year’s total is the most that any RAG team have raised at the London Megaraid. It’s quite amazing for a day’s work and just shows how students’ involvement can really … Read the rest

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23
Oct

RAG Breastival: Rescheduled for 03 December

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#SotonFreshers may have finished, but we’ve got some fantastic events to keep you partying until the end of semester!

It may seem like a while to go yet, but from our experience the term will fly by – so we’ve got lots planned for you to look forward to!

Go out with a bang and raise money for charity all at once at Southampton RAG’s Breastival on Saturday 03 December at 18:00.

For the second year in a row, RAG are working in collaboration with MuSoc to source some amazing local musicians – all in the name of fighting … Read the rest

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21
Sep

Hurry! It’s 3 days til #SotonFreshers – www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

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HURRY! Tickets to #SotonFreshers are selling fast! If you don’t want to miss out on the only Official University of Southampton Freshers’, get your tickets as soon as possible from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

Don’t forget, that with our Master Pass, you have all this to look forward to:

Welcome Party with Chris Stark and Drop Division – Saturday 24, Sunday 25, Monday 26 September (different dates for each halls)
Foam Party – Thursday 29, Friday 30 and Saturday 30 September (different dates for each halls)
Bloc Party – Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September
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01
Sep

Soundclash – Our Guide to Southampton’s Hottest Festival

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In just over a month, you will have experienced one of best weeks of your life at Freshers’. You will have partied across Southampton’s biggest venues in Bedford Place during Bloc Party, had foamin’ fun at our official Freshers’ Foam Party and most importantly, you will have kicked off uni with 6,000 other likeminded students!

If that isn’t enough,  this year, we have thrown in a true gem to the Freshers’ 2016 calendar. Forget Glastonbury and Reading, this year it’s all about the day festival. You can leave behind muddy wellies and wet wipe washes – Southampton Soundclash is … Read the rest

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28
Jul

#FreshersIsComing

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We’re now well into the summer holidays and we hope you’re all having a great time and enjoying the (occasional) sunshine! Meanwhile, we’re busily working away to bring you a Freshers’ week to remember. With 10 massive events on the cards – including Hampshire’s hottest festival Soundclash – you won’t want to miss out. Join our Master Pass event on Facebook to make sure you catch all the biggest highlights.

For those of you joining us for your very first year, don’t forget to like our Freshers’ Facebook page and Freshers’ Facebook group, where you’ll find all the updates … Read the rest

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30
Jun

Your Guide to Local Festivals Summer 2016

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If you’re staying in Southampton this summer, you don’t have to miss out on the festival circuit. With more festivals around than ever before, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Blissfields

  • Friday 01 & Saturday 02 July
  • Vicarage Farm, near Winchester
  • Tickets: £95 weekend, day tickets also available
  • For more information, go to: www.blissfields.co.uk

With Dizzee Rascal, Everything Everything and Shy FX topping the bill, you’re in for a treat.

Southampton Thai Festival

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15
Apr

Culture Festival: What’s On

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Culture Festival is nearly upon us, but what can you expect? We have written the timetable for the full week’s activities, not to mention a world map and Mandarin translations which will be located across the different University campuses.

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Sunday 24th April
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HOLI FESTIVAL

★12:00-16:00
★ Redbrick Area, Students’ Union
★Tickets: £3 for Indian Society £4 for Uni of Southampton Students and £5 for everyone else
★ Hosted by: SUSU & India Society
★ Get your tickets from www.susu.org/boxoffice. Tickets released 12 midday on Monday 11th

Come and join us on the Redbrick to celebrate Holi, the … Read the rest

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08
Mar

The Stag’s Spring Ale Festival 7-13th March

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So 2016 has been all about looking forward to the next academic year what with the Spring Elections, Committee Elections and Awards Ceremonies, so a week of relaxation at The Stag’s might just be in order!

Until Sunday 13th March, The Stag’s will be holding a Spring Ale Festival, complete with opportunities to try 12 of the best locally sourced cask ales and a choice of 6 craft bottles.

Keep up-to-date with the latest updates on the Facebook event here.

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Coming up at The Stag’s

Every Thursday, you brave lot take to the stage at The Stag’s to … Read the rest

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