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29
Jan

Refreshers’ 2017 is one more sleep away

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By tomorrow you will be able to well and truly kiss goodbye to your exams, deadlines and hand-ins as we commence REFRESHERS’ 2017!

Get your friend together for another chance to party hard and celebrate the end of the January exam and hand-in season.

 

For just £25 for a wristband, you can expect entry to all this for FREE:
– Plus discounted food deals throughout the city all week!!

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

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28
Jan

Refreshers’: 2 Days to Go

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You have just 2 days to until Refreshers’ 2017!

So many of you said that you thought Freshers’ went too quickly, so we’re giving you another opportunity to relax and refresh!

For just £25 for a wristband, you can expect entry to all this for FREE:
– Plus discounted food deals throughout the city all week!!

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

Join thousands of students for a venue crawl getting you into the hottest bars and clubs in Southampton.
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01
Dec

Christmas Ballin’ – 8 Days to go!

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8 days to go until you can be ballin’ with your best ones at our huge Christmas blowout before the end of the semester!

Grab your housemates and course friends and let’s get merry to Philip George! Remember this banger?

Sip on a free glass of prosecco on arrival to get the party started as you browse a winter wonderland of festive decorations and surprises.

Sleigh the dance floor at our Silent Disco before Santa himself makes an appearance. He’ll be fulfilling your Christmas wish list by giving you a chance to take shots in The Bridge in our … Read the rest

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05
Oct

Big Night Out

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You may remember our Big Night Out FAQs blog, now our Big Night Out can’t come soon enough!

In just over a week’s time, you can get acquainted with Southampton nightlife and visit many of the different bars and clubs that you will have met at our Freshers’ Fayre.

If you don’t want to miss it, hurry and get your tickets at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

After an incredible intro into student life complete with our packed Freshers’ programme, grab your housemates on Thursday 13 October and join 5,000 other students to tour 10 of Southampton’s finest bars and clubs in … Read the rest

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24
Sep

Freshers’: Global Speed Meet

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Are you an international student joining us this year? Worried about meeting new people, whether you are international student or not? Perhaps you’re just a friendly person and want to meet a range of new people? Well there’s nothing to worry about, because we have organised the Global Speed Meet, with the aim of helping you to meet new people from different cultures in a relaxed environment for FREE.

The idea of speed meeting people goes back a long way, and is based on a simple premise that you have a very short period of time with someone to introduce … Read the rest

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15
Sep

Retro Roller Disco: It’s time to roll straight back to the 80’s!

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Hold on to your friends and bowl round The Cube in a night of spinning and dancing to a perfectly retro soundtrack!

To avoid you colliding into a course mate and making those tutorials awkward for the rest of the year, we have planned 2 sessions during the evening so you can pick which one you prefer.

Join our official Facebook event for more updates and to see who else is going.

Here’s what you can expect…

 

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Where? The Cube (The Union, Building 42, Highfield campus)

When?  Sunday 02 October. First session: 17:00-19:00  Second session: 19:00-21:00

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09
Sep

10 Things Every Fresher Should Know About Student Life

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As Freshers’ approaches, we’ve come up with the ultimate 10 things that you will need to know about student life in your first few weeks. Have a read through these and you’ll be all set up to have a great first semester!

  1. Halls life is actually quite good! You may have heard lots of horror stories about halls, from past students or friends who have experienced it, but actually, being in a halls of residence is not too bad. With cleaners, comfortable rooms, and very few fire alarms going off at midnight, halls do provide a secure sanctuary for you
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19
Aug

Freshers’ Master Pass Announcement

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6,000 students. 10 huge events. 1 Master Pass.

That’s right. With our Freshers’ Master Pass, you can get all of this:

Freshers_WelcomeParty_Thumbnail Welcome Party – CHRIS STARK AND DROP DIVISION

  • Welcome Party 1: Saturday 24 September – Erasmus Park, City Gateway, Mayflower, Private Rented
  • Welcome Party 2: Sunday 25 September – Archers Road, Bencraft, Chamberlain, Monte
  • Welcome Party 3: Monday 26 September – Connaught, Glen Eyre, Highfield, Liberty Point
  • 21:00-02:00
  • The Union (B42), Highfield campus

Your first introduction to student life. Get to know your new housemates with the ultimate night out. We want you all of you to get involved, … Read the rest

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07
Jul

Closer to The Edge: A Brief History of Your Entertainment Magazine

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With a new (academic) year nearly upon us, we caught up with Anneka Honeyball, Editor of The Edge (editor@theedgesusu.co.uk) in her first blog takeover to find out why she thinks you should get involved with our student-led entertainment magazine.

Though my degree is, of course, what I’m here for, a fundamental part of my University experience has been in the societies I have joined. Of the 300 student groups and societies available at Southampton, the society I chose to dedicate the majority of my time, effort and unending passion to was The Edge – the Union’s leading entertainment magazine of … Read the rest

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04
Jul

30 Things To Do Over The Summer

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Students may be the envy of most of the working world during the long summer holiday, but three months can be a long time to fill. When you’ve finished watching the latest season of Game of Thrones and you’re starting to get a little sick of daytime TV, it’s time to hit our list of things to keep you busy…

  1. Write a letter to your uni friends An actual old-fashioned, pen and paper piece of snail mail.
  2. Go for a run – Download a running app to help you track your progress, hit play on the new Blood Orange
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