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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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28
Feb

Keeping Fit in Southampton

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What with work commitments, student budgets and time to hang out with your friends, keeping fit can seem like the last thing on your mind. But we all know we should do it, so whether you are a gym bunny or a sporty type, here is a quick overview of some ways you can exercise in Southampton…

Parkrun

Saturday. 9am. 5k. Okay now the worst bit is over, we can tell you about all the good things. It’s completely free and this includes stats about your run! For example, you can find out how you did for your age group, … Read the rest

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03
Nov

Student Housing: Stay Savvy and Don’t Rush to Rent!

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No doubt students will be starting to think about their accommodation arrangements for next year, and there will be some of you who will be tempted to start house hunting as early as before Christmas. We’re here to reassure you not to panic! As part of our Don’t Rush campaign, we’re encouraging you to hold off until after exams finish in January. This way, you will be able to:

  • Visit our Housing Advice Fayre
  • Consider applying for halls with friends
  • Get to know potential housemates and make an informed choice about who they’re going to be living with
  • Look at
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