Tag Archive > Freshers’ 2015

25
Sep

Great Gatsby Dinner Dance: What’s it all about?

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You are cordially invited to step back into the 1920s for our Great Gatsby-themed Dinner Dance held on Friday 2nd October from 7pm at The Cube. After a hard week of partying, this is the perfect event to add a touch of class to your Freshers’ experience.

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Enjoy a three-course dining experience, prepared by our very own Michelin-trained chef to most likely rival any student cooking (ahem..baked beans anyone?) all included in the ticket price.The menu has been announced and any dietary requirements can be fulfilled by emailing: events@susu.org before Monday 28th September.

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25
Sep

Live My City: Explore your new home at our walking tours

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Moving to a new area can sometimes be daunting. Whether you are concerned about making friends, or you simply want to know the best places to to hang out, we understand that it can take a few weeks to adjust.

So to make the transition easier for you, we have organised ‘Live My City’ walking tours around Southampton and Winchester.

The first tour is tomorrow around Southampton. You can join us from 10am at the Red Brick Area of the Students’ Union at Highfield.

If you are a WSA student, or you simply fancy exploring a new area, come along … Read the rest

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24
Sep

Get down to our Disney cocktails night

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As Mary Poppins once said, “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.”

And your University experience will be just that.

It isn’t all work at Uni, there are lots of ways you can relax whether you’re a Fresher or you’re a returning student.

You can relive your childhood at our spectacular Disney-themed cocktails night on Friday 25th September from 5pm at The Bridge.

Reminisce about your favourite films, exchange quotes and enjoy a cocktail at the same time!

What could be better? Oh go on then… we will give you 2-4-1 on the … Read the rest

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23
Sep

Willy Wonka Chocolate Party: A Chocoholic’s Heaven

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For most people, chocolate is a bit of a guilty pleasure; it tastes great but should be eaten in moderation! Well at this event, all that changes, as we host our very own Willy Wonka Chocolate Party! Willy Wonka, of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fame was the ultimate chocolate expert, and we are going to be bringing enough chocolate to transport you to his factory on Monday 28th September!

Taking place in our fabulous Bar Three Diner, we will be pulling out all the stops to give you a full on chocolate experience, back for the third year … Read the rest

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23
Sep

Rugby World Cup at The Stag’s

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You may already know that the Rugby World Cup is currently taking place in England but what you may not have realised is that our very own pub, The Stag’s, is going to be showing most of the matches!

Today we will be showing Scotland v Japan at 2:30pm and Australia v Fiji at 5pm. Other highlights at the weekend include Italy vs Canada at 2:30pm on Saturday and Australia vs Uruguay on Sunday at 12pm. You can catch our full schedule of events on our calendar.

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21
Sep

SURecruit Launches Today

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After months of planning and getting everything ready, the Union’s very own job hunting service SURecruit is launching today!

Students have been asking us to help them to find part-time work, so that is exactly what we have done! So meet SURecruit, your very own recruitment agency.  Located next to The Bridge in the Students’ Union, the agency has set up a website and established great links with local employers to help you find a job whilst you study at university. How it works is quite simple, you show SURecruit that you are interested by going to their websiteRead the rest

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20
Sep

Cheese and Wine Tasting at The Bridge!

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It’s a well known fact that the majority of students love cheese, and we are aware that many of our students are also quite fond of wine too. So it makes sense to put the two together, so on Tuesday 29th September we are doing just that with a fantastic Cheese and Wine Tasting evening in The Bridge!

Following successful events over last year, we are delighted to host another opportunity for you to sample some great cheeses and great wines, all in our fantastic venue, The Bridge. Tickets cost just £10 and can be bought at the Box OfficeRead the rest

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18
Sep

BREAKING: WE HAVE SOLD OUT OF THE FRESHERS’ MASTER PASS

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We have completely sold out of all of our Freshers’ Master Pass tickets after an overwhelming response from students.

If you don’t want to miss out on Official Freshers’ 2015, you can get a limited number of individual tickets from our Box Office, but hurry, because these really are limited!

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18
Sep

Freshers’ 2015: Starts in 24 hours #areyouready #SotonFreshers

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In just 24 hours, Freshers’ 2015 officially starts!

After months of planning, preparation and hype, tomorrow, Freshers’ kicks off with the Welcome Party I and the JCR events to get you settled in! Then, from Monday, you can look forward to a whole range of events from the Union Fayre to the Great Gatsby Dinner Dance, culminating in the big one…the Freshers’ Ball! And, it’s not too late for you to be a part of it!

This is your last few days to buy a Freshers’ Masterpass, which gains you entry to your JCR events as well as 9 … Read the rest

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17
Sep

WINchester: Union launches FREE shuttle bus between WSA and Highfield

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We have already promised that life at the Union will be bigger and better this year and the good news starts here: we have been working in partnership with the University of Southampton to launch a FREE shuttle bus to take students from Winchester School of Art (WSA) to Highfield Interchange.

The bus, launching at Freshers’, is intended to make Highfield campus more accessible to WSA students.

A Blue Ford Transit Van will provide the service, operating on weekdays on a 2 hour loop starting with departures at WSA (by the carpark next to Student Services) at 8:00am, with last … Read the rest

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