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30
Jul

Union Films Shortlisted for Best Student Cinema

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Union Films, our student-run cinema, has been shortlisted in the Cinema for All Film Society of the Year Awards 2018 for Best Student Cinema!

The Film Society of the Year awards have been running since 1969, and are an opportunity to celebrate achievements and innovation in film exhibition. A full list of this year’s award nominations can be found here.

Evie Reilly, VP DCI, says: “I’m thrilled to see Union Films recognised for their amazing work. They’ve achieved so much in this past year, purely through the hard work, dedication and enthusiasm of their volunteers. Max, the Cinema Manager, and … Read the rest

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23
Feb

The 10 Best Things About This March

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Despite being in the throes of Storm Doris this week, we are looking ahead to what’s set to be a great March. In no particular order, here’s why we think March is one of the most underrated months in the student calendar…

1.Lighter evenings

So where lighter mornings doesn’t really register on the student radar, we’re loving being able to walk back from campus at the end of the day knowing that we have experienced some sunlight. It has even been worth heading out for a quick walk around the stream at Highfield campus during lunchtimes to stock up on … Read the rest

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10
Nov

Creative Industries Careers Sessions

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Are you interested in a career in the Creative Industries? Whether you want to become an artist, writer, actor or you are interested in the technical side of production and behind-the-scenes work, we are here to help with our Creative Industries Careers Sessions. Back for another year, we will be hosting a range of different events and networking opportunities to help give you a step towards your chosen career.

The full timetable is coming soon, but here’s a little taster for now…

Monday 28 November

  • Presenter: Dom Kullander
  • Time: 16:00-19:00 (3x 50mins)
  • Location: Board Room (TBA)
  • Get to grips with
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12
Aug

FREE film at Union Films tonight

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. After a packed week of events, including games of snooker, badminton and basketball, plus karaoke, we are offering you the chance to watch Zootropolis for FREE tonight at Union Films.

 

Friday 12 August – Free Film at Union Films

  • 20:00 – 22:00
  • Union Films, Level 3 of Building 42, Highfield campus

Sit back and relax with Zootropolis, a bucket of popcorn, and new friends!

There’s no need to book in advance for any … Read the rest

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05
Jul

Union Films over the summer

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Our Pre-sessional programme of events is back and what better way to welcome our summer students, than to open up our cinema for four screenings of some of the latest blockbuster films.

Look out for:

Ant-Man

  • Saturday 09 July
  • 20:00

A con artist named Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) gets a shot at redemption when his mentor (Michael Douglas) asks him to protect a superpowered suit. Donning the stunning technology, which shrinks him down to minuscule size, he fights off villains seeking to steal the invention, and organizes a heist that could save the world. Peyton Reed directs this high-octane superhero … Read the rest

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05
Mar

What’s On at Union Films

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Union Films, your student run cinema based in the heart of the Union, always has lots on offer for students, and the week ahead is no different.

Today kicks off with one of the cinema’s most popular events in the form of a movie marathon! The marathon will be based around Studio Ghibli, the Japanese based animation studio. The marathon will include five classic films, including Spirited Away and The Wind Rises, all for just £10, or £8 if you are a pass holder. It’s not too late to get your tickets – just head to our Box Office before … Read the rest

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09
Feb

Union Films this week…

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If you’ve never visited our in-house student run cinema, then where have you been?! Located next to Bar Three Diner in Building 42, Highfield campus, the cinema shows the latest films for bargain prices. Where else can you watch new releases for just £4 per person?

This week, highly anticipated Deadpool is showing at an exclusive midnight screening tomorrow night. The film, based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, Deadpool, tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson. After being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, Wilson adopts the … Read the rest

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20
Nov

Christmas at Halls

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While many students will be leaving university soon to spend Christmas at home, there are those of you out there who will be remaining in halls throughout the festive period. But rest assured – your Halls Committees have plenty of activities planned to ensure you won’t be lonely this Christmas. Don’t forget to keep an eye out on your Halls’ Facebook pages for updates in the run up to Christmas!

FIFA Tournament Grand Halls Final

Glen Eyre, Wessex Lane, Mayflower, Erasmus Park, City Gateway, Highfield, Bencraft and Archers Road are all invited to take part in the FIFA Tournament Grand … Read the rest

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26
Oct

This week at Union Films

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There’s always so much going on within SUSU; be it societies, sports or events, and one thing that we’re particularly proud to boast is our student-run union cinema, Union Films. If you haven’t already taken a trip down to our very own silver screen, what are you waiting for?! With ticket prices a steal at £3 per person (£4 for 3D!) and a huge array of the latest blockbusters, it’s a definite must visit on the Southampton Uni bucket list.

This week they’re showing a host of indie and blockbuster films.

On Tuesday you can enter the world of … Read the rest

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10
Oct

Union Films Present: Jurassic World

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Here at the Students’ Union, we’re lucky enough to have tonnes of amazing facilities and societies, including our very own on-site cinema, Union Films. Run entirely by student volunteers, it is the best place to relax and enjoy the latest cinematic releases at a bargain price.

One of this summer’s biggest blockbusters, Jurassic World, will be taking to our very own silver screen this weekend. The fourth instalment in the Jurassic Park series, the film broke records on its opening weekend and received rave reviews.

Jurassic World will be shown tomorrow at 5pm and you can also catch San … Read the rest

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