Grad Ball is just over a week away, and we can’t wait to celebrate the end of the year!
Tickets will be available to collect from the Box Office (Building 42) between Friday 01 June at 09:00 and Friday 08 June at 17:00.
Unable to get your ticket during this time? Don’t panic! You can collect your ticket on the night between 20:00–21:00. After this time, entry will only be permitted to those who have already collected their ticket. Remember to bring a form of ID, too.
Don’t forget to let us know you’re going on the event page, … Read the rest
Students who have been awarded Athletic Union (AU) Colours by the Students’ Union for a high level of sporting success or dedication to a club will now have their award announced during their graduation ceremony and within the ceremony programme.
The Union and the University of Southampton have recently confirmed completion of a joint initiative designed to recognise the numerous achievements of our dedicated Team Southampton athletes and the amount of hours they put into sports clubs alongside their studies.
The project was conceived by our VP Sports, Steve Gore, and the Vice Chancellor of the University at the … Read the rest
Congratulations to all of our recent graduates! This is an exciting time of year (we’re talking selfies with your pals all robed up, holidays, meals out and ciders in the sun) but what happens when it’s time to face reality and begin the job hunt?
Here are 8 of our top tips for you to bear in mind if you’re yet to secure a job.
Don’t let rejection put you off your search. No one likes to be rejected and we understand it can be sad when you don’t make the cut for a role you set your heart on.
Can you believe that Grad Ball 2017 is just over two weeks away? We hope that you’ve been perfecting your selfie poses (in between revision and essay submissions, of course) as we prepare to celebrate your time here as a student, Southampton style! Throughout the week we will be announcing some more exciting information about what you can expect on the big day.
To start things off, let’s set the scene on the Redbrick, for what’s shaping up to be an incredible night.
Exams are over; you and your pals are all dressed up and ready to go. You’ve gotten … Read the rest
Former Girls Aloud singer, Sarah Harding will support DJs Tom Zanetti & K.O. Kane in The Cube at Grad Ball on Saturday 10 June.
The Berkshire-born pop star will be hitting the decks to play an hour and a half long DJ set at our annual graduation celebration event.
The singer is best known for her role in the UK’s biggest-selling girl group of the 21st century, Girls Aloud, who achieved twenty consecutive top ten singles in the eleven years they were together, before they announced their split in 2013.
Following the band’s split, Sarah has appeared in ITV’s The … Read the rest
Another day, another exciting Grad Ball announcement!
We are pleased to announce that Club Drive will be supporting alt. rock band, Don Broco, at Grad Ball on Saturday 01 June.
The four-piece pop/funk band, have previously featured as BBC Radio 1’s Track of the Week after being spotted by the BBC Introducing team. Dubbed as the ‘ones to watch’, the group are set to deliver an energetic support at this year’s Garden Court stage.
The news comes following the announcement of acoustic singer/songwriter, Hannah Trigwell as headliner of the acoustic stage on the Redbrick and DJs Tom Zanetti … Read the rest
We are delighted to announce that Leeds singer-songwriter, Hannah Trigwell, will be headlining our acoustic stage on the Redbrick at Grad Ball 2017 on Saturday 10 June.
If you have Ed Sheeran on repeat and your ideal night out is a chilled evening with a few beers and some acoustic guitar, our acoustic stage is the place to be.
The self-taught musician has garnered 70 million views on YouTube and has achieved numerous top-ten singles internationally. You’ll recognise her for her critically acclaimed collaborations with American rock band, Boyce Avenue. Hannah’s voice has been described as “like finding treasure” … Read the rest
We are excited to confirm Don Broco as the act to headline Garden Court for this year’s Grad Ball on Saturday 10 June.
The alt-rock four-piece, most famous for their single, You Wanna Know, have previously supported Bring Me The Horizon and Enter Shikari. Regulars on the festival circuit, the band have performed at Download and Sonisphere.
The band are set to play alongside a line-up of other live music and entertainment across our Union venues, including DJs Tom Zanetti and K.O. Kane, who have already been confirmed as the act headlining The Cube.
Following Tuesday’s venue line-up announcement, we are delighted to reveal that Tom Zanetti and K.O.Kane will be performing at The Cube at this year’s Grad Ball.
Tom Zanetti is most famous for his hit single, You Want Me feat. Sadie Ama. The DJ duo have also collaborated on bangers including TNT, Lose My Head and No More.
The pair is set to play alongside a line-up of other live music and entertainment including sets in The Stag’s, Garden Court and the Redbrick. Ticket-holders can also enjoy a shisha garden at Bar 2 and a silent disco at The Bridge, plus … Read the rest
Graduation is on the horizon! We can’t wait to come together and celebrate this momentous occasion as you receive your well-earned academic degree. This is an exciting event, but we understand that you might be a little confused about how to get your hands on that fancy robe and mortarboard we’re sure you’ve always longed to wear.
Without the correct attire, you’ll not be allowed to attend the ceremony, and we definitely don’t want that!