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04
Jul

30 Things To Do Over The Summer

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Students may be the envy of most of the working world during the long summer holiday, but three months can be a long time to fill. When you’ve finished watching the latest season of Game of Thrones and you’re starting to get a little sick of daytime TV, it’s time to hit our list of things to keep you busy…

  1. Write a letter to your uni friends An actual old-fashioned, pen and paper piece of snail mail.
  2. Go for a run – Download a running app to help you track your progress, hit play on the new Blood Orange
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14
Jun

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Father’s Day is fast approaching (yes, it’s this Sunday!) but if you haven’t found the perfect present just yet, fear not! We’ve scoured the web to come up with a great selection of gifts to suit every taste – and all for £10 or under!

 

For a dad who can take the heat

If your dad’s a meat and two veg man who loves a bit of spice, he’ll love this Rub with Love Steak Rub from Prezzybox. Great with chicken, steak or even roast potatoes, this combination of spices is guaranteed to add a zing to any … Read the rest

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04
Mar

How to Save Money in Southampton: Saving energy around the house

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Welcome to the second installment in our three-part blog series about how you can save money in Southampton. Last week, we looked at how to save money on shopping/food and this time, we are going to impart our wisdom about how to save energy on your house. Both good for the planet and your wallet, these tips are not to be missed! If you’ve got any advice that you think would help other students, then please get in touch via our Twitter page @yoursusu.

Saving Energy Around the House

– Get leaky taps fixed, if your taps are constantly … Read the rest

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13
Feb

10 Southampton places you NEED to visit

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While studying in Southampton, you have the perfect opportunity to explore a new city. After visiting the outlets that you have on your doorstep at the Students’ Union, you may want to branch out further afield. From the weird to the wonderful, here are some of the quirkier places to visit that you may not have come across before…

Southampton Reptile

Centre for snakes, geckos, chameleons…you name it! This UK exotic animal centre even sells the reptiles too. That python could make a perfect house pet – or not!

Opening times; Mon-Sat: 9:30-6pm Sunday: 10:30-4pm

12-14 Deacon Road, Southampton, SO19 … Read the rest

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30
Nov

Secret Santa Ideas for Under £5

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So it’s that time of the year again when at some point, we’ll all be frequenting West Quay for a bit of Christmas shopping. Your bank account need not suffer though! Fear not, we’ve got the perfect gift ideas for under a fiver just for you! Perfect as secret Santa presents or stocking fillers!

Stationery

Because who doesn’t love a fancy pen or a fun and goofy pencil case?

Paperchase pens are one of the smoothest things to write with, we swear by it! Best thing is, they’re refillable too!

Mystic Rose mechanical pen

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Cost: £2.50

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26
Nov

Christmas Gift Ideas: What to get for even the hardest to buy for

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It’s Christmas Eve, you’re watching Home Alone in your pyjamas and the last thing you want to do is to venture out into the cold to a tonne of flapping Christmas shoppers whose debates about what to get Grandad for Christmas is enough to break up the family…but, you too have lots of shopping to finish. Sure, you technically started in November when you ordered the This is England boxset for your brother, but a satsuma come Christmas morning won’t be enough to appease your Mum’s face when she realises you missed out the rest of the family.

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15
Nov

Learn from the best at this year’s Careers Season

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Looking to make it big in the Creative Industries, or in need of some ideas about your career path? Either way, this year’s Careers Season is where it’s at.

We have a whole fortnight of activities planned to offer you invaluable advice on how to break into your chosen career, as well as inspiration for those of you who are looking to discover your potential in this area.

Highlights include talks from a host of influential speakers as well as a series of insightful panels and workshops. There will also be some fantastic networking opportunities that will introduce you to … Read the rest

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