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03
Mar

WSA End of Term BBQ Decoration Making

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Fancy a break from work on Tuesday?

Members of our Marketing and Communications team are heading over to WSA between 11:00-14:00 as part of our fortnightly visits to the Winchester campus in order to host a decoration-making stall for the End of Term BBQ.

Last year, we made pom poms out of tissue paper to hang in the trees outside the WSA Cafe, which we have to say, looked pretty effective!

This year, we would like to make windmills to decorate the grassy area – all will be revealed later as to why we want windmills when we announce the … Read the rest

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21
Dec

Why-Buy-Mince-Pie Recipe

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Why buy Mince Pies when you can have great fun making them whilst singing along to some top Christmas songs in your kitchen (and possibly annoying the neighbours). Our Marketing and Communications Crew member, Kathryn, shares her simple step-by-step guide on how to make them – what could go wrong?

Shopping list

  • 225g of butter, diced
  • 350g of plain flour
  • 100g of (caster) sugar
  • 280g of mincemeat
  • milk
  • Icing sugar

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180oC for a fan oven or 200oC for a normal oven.
  • Rub the diced butter into the flour until the mixture
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12
Nov

How to beat the winter blues

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It seems like a lifetime ago that we were in shorts and t-shirts lying in the Common during Freshers’. With the blink of an eye, lectures have started and we’re already planning events for Christmas (the Ball, Christmas bookings at The Bridge and the Christmas Light Switch-On are all pencilled in our calendar). But while the festivities makes this time of year one of excitement, the early morning slog to uni in the dark can sometimes take its toll. If you’re finding yourself missing home after the buzz of Freshers’ or you simply fancy a little winter pick-me-up, … Read the rest

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13
May

Espress yourself: The Art of Coffee

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If you love your coffee, why not give this a shot?!

On Wednesday 01 June, The Bridge is hosting a Coffee Workshop led by coffee connoisseur, Dhan Tamang. Winner of the UK Latte Art Championships for four years running, Dhan will be teaching you everything he knows – including how to create ingenious latte art.

Watch this video to see the master at work and for a taster of what you could learn…

From cappuccinos to flat whites, join us and learn how to recreate your very own favourite like a real professional!

Tickets are just £5 and selling fast, … Read the rest

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24
Feb

How to Save Money in Southampton: Shopping/Food

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Welcome to the first in our series of three blogs about how you can save money in Southampton. We will cover penny pinching tips for shopping/food, saving energy around the house and saving cash on transport and nights out. If you’ve got any tips that you swear by to make that loan last longer, then please get in touch via our Twitter page @yoursusu.

Shopping/Food

There are a huge number of ways you can reduce your shopping bill. First of all go basics. Sainsbury’s covers almost all products and the difference in taste is negligible if any!

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