Glen Eyre held The Big Summer Farewell on Friday afternoon, and what an afternoon it turned out to be! With free ice-cream and burgers, inflatables, competitive games, live music and a photo booth, there was plenty to make our way around. Best of all, the sun decided to join the party, encouraging everyone to embrace the start of summer. Despite the large amount of students who have already headed home for the holidays, there was a great turnout and wonderful atmosphere. There were some fantastic and helpful stalls for students to browse, including representatives from Student Life, The Advice Centre… Read the rest
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We’ve had everyone from Michael McIntyre to Josh Widdicombe grace our Laughter Lounge stage and this year’s Freshers’ line-ups are shaping up to be some of our best yet.
Our sell-out comedy evening brought to you by Off The Kerb Productions & Comedy Central UK is back with another jaw-dropping line up of the finest professional comedians that the circuit has to offer…and tonight Connaught, Glen Eyre, City Gateway, Bencraft, Highfield and Liberty Point are in for a treat! Here’s what you’ve got to look forward to:
Thursday 29 September – Birthday Girls, Tom Allen … Read the rest
Freshers’ 2016 is approaching and with performances from Sigma, Becky Hill, a Chris Stark DJ set and much, much more – the fortnight is set to be HUGE! As you may have noticed, we have been getting a little overexcited for you to come and join us in Southampton and Winchester. We’ve been busy packing Freshers’ bags so you have loads of freebies to look forward to at our Union Fayre on Monday 26 September just after you arrive, as well as making sure everything is in place to ensure you have the best introduction to student life. But we … Read the rest
Don your headphones and sing as loud as you please at our Freshers’ Silent Disco.
In the ultimate student ice breaker, you can listen to your favourite tunes and show off those dance moves with your new friends. – without saying a word.
We want you all to be included, so we are holding two separate nights, each assigned to different Halls of Residence and for everyone else (including our returning students), you have our Private Rented option.
Don’t forget that you can still buy tickets for Freshers’, even if you’re not sure where you will be living yet. We … Read the rest
Time to get soaked and soapy! This is the wildest and wettest event of Freshers’ so be prepared to be as drenched as a Glastonbury fan, minus the mud!
To avoid going without your mates, check which party your hall is assigned to!
Foam Party I – Thursday 29 September 2016: Archers Rd, Chamberlain, Mayflower, Monte, Private Rented
Foam Party II – Friday 30 September 2016: Bencraft, Connaught, Erasmus Park, City Gateway, Glen Eyre, Highfield, Liberty Point
For those coming back to the Uni of Southampton, it’s time to show … Read the rest
Our Welcome Parties are the official start of the greatest 2 weeks of your life and the best introduction possible for your uni years. BBC Radio 1 DJ and Southampton alumnus, Chris Stark, our (almost) resident DJ, comes back every year for this event, so it must be quite something!
Your hall will be assigned to one of our 3 Welcome Parties so it’s the perfect opportunity to see how dance compatible you are with your new hall friends;
Here at Southampton, we have 11 Halls of Residence, and 12 Halls Committees (to make sure all of you in private accommodation are represented), all situated near lots of local amenities to give you a memorable first year. Check out this handy fact file for whichever hall you’re in!
- Archers is a small halls, situated on, you guessed it, Archers Road, just outside the city centre, so getting into town is very easy.
- Rooms are self-catered and en suite, and undergraduates can be placed in either Romero or Gately blocks.
- These halls are renowned for how friendly everyone
Last Wednesday was a great night, with lots of people gathering in The Bridge to find out the anticipated results of the Halls Committee elections. There is a full run down of who was successful in which positions here, and congratulations to everyone involved! https://www.susu.org/elections/2015/halls-committee-candidates.
There were some positions which had no nominations so If you were thinking about standing but you didn’t get a chance, we are holding by-elections.
So, what is a by-election?
The by-election is a really simple process, what it means, that instead of the whole halls population voting on candidates, the Halls Committee Board … Read the rest
While many students will be leaving university soon to spend Christmas at home, there are those of you out there who will be remaining in halls throughout the festive period. But rest assured – your Halls Committees have plenty of activities planned to ensure you won’t be lonely this Christmas. Don’t forget to keep an eye out on your Halls’ Facebook pages for updates in the run up to Christmas!
FIFA Tournament Grand Halls Final
Glen Eyre, Wessex Lane, Mayflower, Erasmus Park, City Gateway, Highfield, Bencraft and Archers Road are all invited to take part in the FIFA Tournament Grand … Read the rest