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07
Sep

Brand New 44-Seat Bus for WSA Students!

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We are delighted to announce that a brand new 44-seat bus will be replacing the smaller WSA shuttle bus from Monday 18 September.

Following the success of the WSA shuttle bus, and our ongoing lobbying with the University, the University have introduced a larger, more regular bus, that will allow more WSA students to travel between our Highfield and Winchester campuses. This is something which many of you have asked for, so we’re extremely pleased that it has been put into action. The larger bus will enable more WSA students to make the most out of everything we have to … Read the rest

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25
Jul

Graduates: 8 Top Tips for Job Hunting

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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.

  1. 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.
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21
Mar

iSolutions Launch Wifi Survey

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What do you make of the wifi around campus?

As students, you use the internet everyday to study, socialise, do banking and pay bills. That’s why you should have your say on the University’s iSolutions survey.

iSolutions are asking for student feedback on the wireless internet service, so they are able to make improvements as part of a bigger project over the next year.

The survey takes just a few minutes to complete and you can do it online here before Friday 07 April.

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27
Feb

Spring Elections: Vote Now for the students you want to lead our Union

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Voting is now open for our Spring Elections at www.unionsouthampton.org/vote or at one of our physical polling stations across campus.

Midday today saw the start of Voting Week in our Spring Elections, where all current University of Southampton students become eligible to cast their votes for the students that you want to lead our Union for the next academic year. All you need is your Student ID to be able to vote.

The voting period lasts until 16:00 on Friday (03 March).

Make an informed choice by accessing the candidate manifestos at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections and coming along to our Meet The Read the rest

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05
Jan

Welfare Packs: A Little Gift For You

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The Christmas holidays may be nearly over, but there’s no need to feel the January blues. As a little extra, we are giving away free Welfare Packs filled with goodies to our Halls Committees to help you survive the January study season. Whether you’re taking exams, submitting hand-ins and coursework or getting ready to go on placement, we’re here to support you. 
During the past week, our team have been joining Flora (Vice-President Student Communities) and Dan (Vice-President Engagement) to pack thousands of bags with surprises to get you through your next few deadlines. We don’t want to reveal all … Read the rest

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11
Oct

Thursday’s Laughter Lounge – Rhys James, George Lewis and Robin Morgan

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If you enjoyed our Freshers’ Laughter Lounge events, you’re in for a treat.

Laughter Lounge is back on Thursday (13 October) from 19:00 at The Bridge (Doors) with performances from:

★Rhys James (Headliner)

Comedy-scene favourite, Rhys James, has made a name for himself at Comedy Central’s Funniest Student in 2010, Chortle’s Student Comedy Award and as a material writer for Russell Howard’s Good News. Now prepped to hit The Bridge stage, we can expect great things from this young talent. Here is is performing live material from the Soho Theatre…

★George Lewis (Open)

Multiple award winner. George Lewis, has taken … Read the rest

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05
Oct

Freshers’ Ball: 3 Days to go

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There’s only three days to go until Freshers’ Ball 2016. This event usually sells out, so hurry and get your tickets now!

Tickets are just £28 or FREE with our Master Pass, but what do you get included? All of this…

Chart topping DJ dance duo Sigma, singing sensation Becky Hill and multi-instrumentalist MC Majestic are headlining this year’s Freshers’ Ball!

 

One of the highlights of the Freshers’ calendar, our Freshers’ Ball on Saturday 08 October, rounds off an incredible Freshers’ fortnight of events. You will have made friends with your new housemates, settled into your accommodation … Read the rest

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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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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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15
Sep

Retro Roller Disco: It’s time to roll straight back to the 80’s!

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Hold on to your friends and bowl round The Cube in a night of spinning and dancing to a perfectly retro soundtrack!

To avoid you colliding into a course mate and making those tutorials awkward for the rest of the year, we have planned 2 sessions during the evening so you can pick which one you prefer.

Join our official Facebook event for more updates and to see who else is going.

Here’s what you can expect…

 

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Where? The Cube (The Union, Building 42, Highfield campus)

When?  Sunday 02 October. First session: 17:00-19:00  Second session: 19:00-21:00

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