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350 Pre-sessional Students Attend Saints Match

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Over 300 Pre-Sessional students supported Southampton ‘Saints’ FC in their recent Premier League match against Swansea FC on 12 August 2017, in a trip arranged by the University of Southampton Students’ Union.

Attending the football match was a brilliant way for our new students to feel welcomed into the Southampton community and a chance for them to get behind their new home team. It was also a chance to spend time with new friends and practice English language skills for their courses.

Some students chose to buy Southampton team scarves and took part in a photo competition arranged by the … Read the rest

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Society Spotlight: Southampton University Ladies Football Club (SULFC) Talk Team, Tactics and Training

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Last week we spoke to Katrina and Rachel, the President of the Union’s ladies football club (SULFC) and the 2nd Team Captain, following the start of the BUCS and FA outreach programme.

The newly established scheme, organised in collaboration with our Union, allows the team to deliver free football lessons to local schoolchildren across Southampton. Find out what the ladies had to say here.

How did you go about setting up the programme?

Katrina: Myself and Jack, the Athletic Union Officer, started the programme. I think he was contacted through BUCS as there was some funding to start this programme … Read the rest

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Sometimes all you want is a…Big Night In

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Going out to a nightclub isn’t for everyone. Sometimes all you fancy doing is staying in, sitting with your friends, chilling out and playing a game or two. Well, we have got you covered, because we are hosting Big Night In, the perfect night off the night out!

Whether you’re a fan of board games, video games, or classic card games, we’ve got something for everyone in this bonanza night in. Whether you’re a fan of the latest football games or good old gin rummy, you’re in for a treat. Not only that, but we’ll have fresh popcorn ready … Read the rest

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Free Football, Films and Fun Days Out

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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. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 23 August – Football

  • 17.30-20.00
  • Richard Taunton College (meet at Reception)

All abilities are welcome, so bring your skills and enthusiasm and who knows?! Maybe you could be the next Jamie Vardy.

Wednesday 24 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 17:30 – 20:00
  • Richard Taunton College Sports Hall

All abilities are welcome to join in with some sporty fun as we have a game of badminton … Read the rest

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UEFA Euro 2016 Games at The Stag’s

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Picture the scene…

Sitting on a comfortable sofa with pint in hand watching EVERY Euro 2016 game on the big screen!

Sounds like heaven?!



It’s happening!

From 10th June-10th July, we will be doing just that!

Join the Facebook event here.Read the rest

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The Stag’s: Your new favourite pub

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Whether you’re a Fresher or returning for your final year, we know that one of your favourite (or soon to be favourite) venues around Southampton is our on campus pub, The Stag’s. Whether you’re grabbing a coffee before a lecture, or enjoying a pint and a game of pool in the evening, it’s one of the best places on campus to relax.

Throughout the year there are always tonnes of exciting events going on in The Stag’s. Every Thursday we hold our weekly karaoke night, where you can come along and get your Beyonce on, and this Thursday (1 … Read the rest

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