You’ve probably heard it mentioned by now, the annual fundraising hitchhike organised by our amazingRAGhas seen previous year’s volunteers reach Dubai, Morocco and Hong Kong. Jailbreak is one of the most exciting charity events you can get involved in but how does it all work? 🗺✈️
It’s simple. Groups of 2 or 3 compete in a race against time to get as far away from Southampton as possible, without spending any of their own money. This year, groups are raising money for three charities, Yellow Door, Anthony Nolan and Help Refugees. Each group must raise an initial £50 … Read the rest
Bhangra Society joined fourteen other University of Southampton dance societies to enter the KCL Just Dance It 2017 competition at the Greenwood Theatre in Central London.
Seven University of Southampton dance squads entered the dance competition, including Novice Ballet, Novice Tap, Novice Jazz, Novice Contemporary, Novice Street, Salsa and Bhangra, dancing in six different categories: Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Street and Wildcard divided into novice and advanced levels.
The competition, attended by ten universities, was a triumph for our student groups, with Novice Tap and Novice Ballet winning their category, Novice Contemporary placing 2nd, Bhangra Society coming 4th and Salsa … Read the rest
Join us for the very first Union Senate on Friday (09 December) at 13:00 in Meeting Room 2 (Union , Building 42).
Get the latest on Union news from the get-go as we kick off the year with a new format, replacing the previous Union Council.
It is a simpler and more effective way to get involved. Not sure what it’s all about? Read the blog from last year’s Vice-President Democracy and Creative Industries, Kerry Sclater, to find out more about how Senate ties in with the new democratic structure:
In the same year that our very own student-led television station, SUSUtv, turns ten years old, we caught up with new Station Manager, Alex Smith, to find out why he thinks you should give SUSUtv a go.
Now although I only became a member of SUSUtv at the beginning of last year, I have truly found it to be one of the greatest experiences I’ve had at university. Here is exactly why you should become a member of your Union’s TV Station!
Firstly, you get the chance to make exactly what you want and are given the opportunity to investigate … Read the rest
Surge’s Station Manager, Toby Leveson, has taken over our blog to give you the tunes to accompany your summer BBQ. Here’s what he said…
If there’s one thing a British summer can guarantee, it’s a BBQ. And whether that BBQ is in the sun or in the rain, you’re going to need a playlist. So we’ve done the hard work for you and made you a playlist suited to all your BBQ needs.
That is what we do at Surge, the University of Southampton’s very own Student Radio Station. We entertain you, fill your ears with wide variety of music, … Read the rest
You asked us for more events and activities at WSA – and we have not disappointed. From a jam-packed Freshers’ week to the ever-popular WSA Quiz, there’s been plenty for you to get involved with this year. And things are about to get even better.
It’s the summer term, you’ve worked hard all year and you’re almost at the finishing line. What better time to celebrate?! Following the success of the popular Saints and Sinners Ball earlier this year, we’ve organised another fantastic event especially for WSA students.
We’re holding a WSA Summer Ball at Guildhall Winchester on 18th… Read the rest
Tomorrow is University Mental Health Day. This is a national day to raise awareness of mental health in students and to offer support and information for those going through a mental health problem. Did you know that as many as 1 in every 4 people experience some kind of mental health issue in any given year?
Being at university can be a very stressful experience, and sometimes, the best thing to do is just put things on hold and go and de-stress. There are lots of ways of de-stressing, and lots of cheap ways of doing this in Southampton.… Read the rest
University is meant to be a time where you explore who you are and become inspired to do the things you have always wanted to, whether that is academically, or socially. So this year, we would like to introduce Change Your World Week. The week, held between Saturday 5th March-Sunday 13th March, will be packed with events and activities surrounding sustainability, to empower you to change your world. You may think of recycling and the environment when you hear the word ‘sustainability’, but it can also include business, employability, equality and diversity and much more!
We have had an overwhelming response with the Brand Review survey. Over 2,000 of you have told us what you think about the SUSU brand. Today is the final day of the survey, so if you haven’t filled it out yet, make sure you do! Your views on this are vital. Our brand is about how you as our audience see, talk about and experience the Students’ Union.