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12
Mar

Academic Awards – Last Chance to Nominate

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Who do you think has gone that extra mile academically?

Perhaps you know a lecturer, Personal Tutor, or Academic Rep that has inspired you or really gone out of their way to support you in your studies. If you think they deserve recognition, why not nominate them for an Academic Award.

We’re hosting our annual invitation-only ceremony on Thursday 11 May at The Cube, where we will be wearing our best finery to celebrate the academic achievements of University staff and our Academic Reps.

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02
Dec

End of semester bucket list

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The semester is nearly over, so we’ve compiled a bucket list for you to ‘sleigh’ (See what we did there) before you break up. Expect terrible puns, but lots of opportunity to make the most out of Uni before you travel home for the holidays:

  1. Nab yourself a mince pie and cream at The Cafe – Ignore the haters, festive spices and raisins are where it’s at! We don’t ‘mince’ our words, get in on the festive action and enjoy melt-in-the mouth pastry for just £1.25 each. Heaven.
  2. Secret Santa – Everyone loves a present and there’s nothing better than
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14
Oct

Black History Month

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It’s Black History Month and we’re showing our support by running a packed programme of events in collaboration with student groups. You can look forward to:

All month – Cultural Food in The Bridge 

  • Enjoy special dishes in The Bridge inspired by different cultures

Saturday 15 October – Nigerian Independence Day Party

  • 19:00 in The Bridge
  • Organised in collaboration with Nigerian Society

Thursday 20 October – Hairspray

  • 19:00 at Union Films

Tuesday 25 October to – Friday 28 October East African Society Exhibition

  • 09:00-17:00 in the Union Southampton Concourse

Thursday 27 October – Hotel Rwanda

  • 19:00 at Union Films

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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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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

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07
Feb

Have you nominated yourself in the Spring Elections?

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The nominations for Spring Elections are open, but how much do you really know about the elections process? Find out more with our myth-buster!

“I can’t run as a Full-Time Sabbatical Officer because I’m in first year’

Full-Time Officer roles are 35 hours a week (full-time as a the name suggests), so you are able to take a year out of your studies to run, no matter what year you are in or what you are studying. You can then return to your studies as normal once the position has ended.

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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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