What would you think if we asked you – what are Rugby Football players like?
You might perhaps imagine 15 oversized, hairy and muddy men in the field of play? Do you hear their low grunts or maybe wince at the thought of bone crunching tackles? Does it conjure thoughts of wasted exertion in fruitless pursuit of an oval ball?
Well, if that is what you thought you couldn’t be more wrong.
Well, on an unprepossessing and grey day all the way back in December, men and women from our Rugby Football Club volunteered to pitch up on … Read the rest
There is construction work being carried out near the Gower on Salisbury Road. We have received reports of safety incidents, so please ensure that you stay safe and cross the road with caution to avoid the traffic.
Accessing the help you need can sometimes be a challenge. You may not know where to go, or even that the service exists. We are lucky to have hundreds of support services available to you at our Union and externally and we have brought them all together in one place so you can find out everything you need to know about how to access them.
Join us on Wednesday 30 November for No Worries Wednesday. We have asked the following local support services to join us in a fayre on the Concourse and Redbrick between 10:00-15:00 … Read the rest
We understand that university can sometimes bring about stress, what with deadlines and adjusting to student life away from home. That’s why we developed the Peer Support scheme.
Peer Support is a confidential listening service delivered by students for students. It provides an informal opportunity to talk through any issues that may be concerning you.
Perhaps you are feeling homesick or lonely, maybe the stress of university life is getting to you or you just need someone to moan to. Our peer supporters are willing to listen to you and take time to understand what is on your mind.
As Freshers’ approaches, we’ve come up with the ultimate 10 things that you will need to know about student life in your first few weeks. Have a read through these and you’ll be all set up to have a great first semester!
Halls life is actually quite good! You may have heard lots of horror stories about halls, from past students or friends who have experienced it, but actually, being in a halls of residence is not too bad. With cleaners, comfortable rooms, and very few fire alarms going off at midnight, halls do provide a secure sanctuary for you
You’re coming to the Uni of Southampton, you’re about to have some of the best years of your life, and now you’ve got to ask yourself… Do I need to bring a kettle? Packing for university, and indeed knowing what to bring, can be a stressful experience. Of course if you forget anything there are enough places in Southampton or Winchester to get whatever you need, but this handy guide should help you get started.
Whatever room you’re in, you’re going to need a full set of bedding, from pillows to fitted sheets. These are pretty essential as you won’t … Read the rest
Our very own Southampton RAG team have put in a bid to host the 2017 RAG Conference.
The conference is hosted in a different Union annually to showcase the successes of the year’s fundraising.
The bid comes after RAG announced their 2015-16 fundraising total, which was an incredible £165, 194.05.
Each year, our student-run team focuses its fundraising efforts on three nominated charities, voted on by you! in 2015-16, Make A Wish Foundation, Student Minds, and The Red Lipstick Foundation were just some of the charities that benefitted! From charity Colour Runs to Christmas Fayres, you have had the opportunity … Read the rest
Congratulations to our incredible RAG team for working so hard to raise an amazing £165, 194.05 for charity during last year.
Each year, our student-run group focuses its fundraising efforts on three nominated charities, voted on by you! in 2015-16, Make A Wish Foundation, Student Minds, and The Red Lipstick Foundation were just some of the beneficiaries of the total, plus you of course! From charity Colour Runs to Christmas Fayres, you have had the opportunity to make friends, achieve some incredible challenges and have a lot of fun in the process.