One of the best ways to celebrate Freshers’ is to chill out and party with your new house mates and course mates! We’ve got something for everyone at Freshers’ this year, whether you want to watch a film, play video games, boogie at a roller disco, test your knowledge at a pub quiz or dance the night away. It’s the perfect chance to make memories you’ll never forget and meet friends for life!
If you’re unsure which night to join us for Freshers’, we’ve allocated each Halls to a different night of the week (psst, this doesn’t mean you can’t … Read the rest
We are thrilled to announce our Freshers’ 2018 line-up – it’s set to be our biggest and best Freshers yet!
Freshers’ Week kicks off with our Welcome Festivals (Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September, £12 per night), featuring Chris Stark from BBC Radio 1 Adrian Murphy and Retrojam. This is the perfect chance to party with your new flatmates and say one HUGE hello to thousands of Freshers’!
Then every night from Monday 24 to Friday 28 September our Union will transform into the only place to be this Freshers’. Tickets are ONLY £5 per night and give you access … Read the rest
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.
Summer may have only just begun and whilst that means a few months off from intense degree work, it also means that the countdown to Freshers’ Week 2015 has started! In just under three months’ time a new cohort of students will descend on Southampton, ready for an amazing lineup of activities guaranteed to include awkward first greetings with flatmates, meetings with course-mates and coming to some of the most fun events of your life.
We are busy working on finishing all of the plans for Freshers’ and to keep you up to date with all that is going on, … Read the rest
The biggest opportunity to find out how to get involved in every single society SUSU has to offer is at the Bunfight in Freshers’ Week. Unfortunately, like most good things, the Bunfight doesn’t happen very often – only once a year. So if you missed your change back in September and are sitting at your desk, twiddling your thumbs with boredom, OPUS might be the thing for you.
OPUS is a new system that the University of Southampton and SUSU have signed up to – it works as a database for all opportunities on campus. From an SU perspective, as … Read the rest
The University of Southampton’s student magazine the Wessex Scene has been nominated for this year’s Ones to Watch Student Publication of the Year Award. The Award goes to a publication who have ”constantly hit high standards of journalism” and is chosen by a combination of public votes and a decision by an expert panel.
Editor Sam Everard said: ”It’s a huge honour for all of our writers, our editorial teams for this year, and for myself and Ellie Sellwood, who did such a great job in the role until I took over a few months ago. Voting only takes … Read the rest
The Bunfight is one of the biggest events of Freshers’ Week and is a great opportunity for you to see all of the societies and sports clubs that you can get involved in and sign up to the ones that interest you!
Freshers’ 2012 seems a long time ago and since then we’ve given help and support to students who have seen a gap in what’s on offer and set up their own clubs or societies.
Today, as part of Refreshers’ 2013, we’re bringing you the Mini-Bunfight in The Concourse between 11am and 4pm – a chance for new clubs … Read the rest