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29
Sep

Laughter Lounge: Live professional stand-up comedy tonight with Birthday Girls

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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:

 

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22
Sep

Get the Lowdown on the Freshers’ Lingo

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So you’ve been told time and time again that you should try and talk to as many people as possible, particularly during Freshers’ where the majority of people are nervous and missing home. That’s all good, but how do you go about it? The first words in a conversation can make or break it, and not knowing what to say when you first meet someone is not a good feeling – but that is where our guide comes in. We’ve got a selection of conversation starters for you here, so read on to see which ones you could use.

  • “Hi,
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21
Sep

Hurry! It’s 3 days til #SotonFreshers – www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

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HURRY! Tickets to #SotonFreshers are selling fast! If you don’t want to miss out on the only Official University of Southampton Freshers’, get your tickets as soon as possible from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

Don’t forget, that with our Master Pass, you have all this to look forward to:

Welcome Party with Chris Stark and Drop Division – Saturday 24, Sunday 25, Monday 26 September (different dates for each halls)
Foam Party – Thursday 29, Friday 30 and Saturday 30 September (different dates for each halls)
Bloc Party – Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September
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19
Sep

Alternative Freshers’ Party

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If you are more into Metallica and AC/DC than Taylor Swift or Beyoncé, the Alternative Freshers’ Party is for you! Held at Monte Bar, prepare for some heavy beats and glorious guitar solos!

Expect live alternative and rock music all night for FREE!

Keep an eye out for acts to be announced on our official Facebook event.

If you’re interested in alternative and rock music, pop along to our Bunfight: Student Groups Fayre on Wednesday 28 September to meet RockSoc and ask them more about how you can get involved.

Where? Montefiore Hall Bar

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18
Sep

Birthday Girls and Andy Askins to headline Laughter Lounge shows

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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.

Tuesday 27 September – Andy Askins, Paul McCaffrey and Laura Lexx

Show I – Doors open 19:00 / Show starts 19:30
Archers Rd / Chamberlain / Private Rented

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16
Sep

#SotonQandA Round-Up – Everything you wanted to know

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We held the second part in our series of live Q&As on Wednesday, where you took to Twitter using the hashtag #SotonQandA to ask us everything you wanted to know about student life and Freshers’. Our Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley joined us to answer your questions. Here’s a quick round-up of what happened…

  1. You asked us about free bus passes for Freshers’ in Halls and yes, you lucky lot do indeed get free access to Unilink bus passes if you are in Halls of Residences. You’ll find this is a great way to get around the city efficiently (especially if
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07
Sep

Freshers’ 2016 Halls Events

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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

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07
Sep

Freshers’ 2016: Silent Disco

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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

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24
Aug

Master Pass FAQs

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have heard that we have released our #SotonFreshers Master Pass. This is your ticket to the ultimate University of Southampton Freshers’ experience. Some of you have got in touch to ask us more about our Freshers’ programme, so we have compiled the most common questions and answered them right here…

  • Which events are included in the Master Pass?

You can make a £23.50 saving across our Freshers’ events and get a chance to go to all of this (click on each link for details on dates, times and which halls … Read the rest

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28
Jul

#FreshersIsComing

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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.

For those of you joining us for your very first year, don’t forget to like our Freshers’ Facebook page and Freshers’ Facebook group, where you’ll find all the updates … Read the rest

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