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04
Dec

Pop-Up Markets – Unique Christmas Shopping

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We’ve had an amazing number of students sign-up for stalls at our Pop-Up Market.

If you’re anything like us, you’ll still have a bit of Christmas shopping to get through and the dilemma of what to get for those hard-to-buy-for relatives that seem to have everything.

That’s where we can help.

Our members have some incredible, unique gift ideas, which they will be selling on Tuesday 13 December between 11:00-15:00 on the Redbrick. You can expect:

❄️ RAG Naked Calendar – because who doesn’t want to see in the new year with some naked tushes? All proceeds go to charity, … Read the rest

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22
Nov

Pop-Up Markets: Sell your handcrafted items

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Find yourself trawling the pages of Etsy and Pinterest dreaming of having your own business?

If you make handcrafted items that you would like to sell, we have the perfect opportunity for you to begin making a name for yourself.

We are holding a Pop Up Market on the Redbrick at our Union on Tuesday 06 December.

Register for a stall by Tuesday 29 November here.

Keep up-to-date with the latest news on our official Facebook event.… Read the rest

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21
Nov

Swap Shop on Friday: Get a whole new winter wardrobe

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Fancy some new clothes?

Christmas is just around the corner and where students across Southampton and Winchester are penny pinching ready for the festive season, we are offering you the perfect opportunity to get yourself a whole new winter wardrobe. How?! – we hear you cry…our Swap Shop is back.

You can watch Planet Earth guilt-free as you save the environment while you shop!

Donate your unwanted clothes on Friday 25 September at 09:00 and then get shopping from 11:00 on the same day.

Fancy volunteering?

If you want to build up some volunteering experience, we’re looking for students to … Read the rest

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16
Jun

How To De-Clutter Your Home

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Many of you will experience housing changes this year. Whether you are moving from halls of residences to student houses, graduating or simply wanting a change, you will find that you have accumulated a lot of belongings. From knackered fancy dress costumes that you’ve only worn once, to old text books and random cutlery, you may find that you want a clear out to make your move that bit easier.

That’s why we are running our #ShiftYourStuff campaign again this year. All you have to do is pack up your unwanted belongings and we will pick them up at your … Read the rest

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27
May

Shift Your Stuff

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Over your time at uni, it is likely that you have accumulated a lot of stuff. Whether it is clothes, furniture, books or boxsets, when it comes to packing up your room for the summer, you may find that you have a little more than you anticipated. That’s why we are running our annual Shift Your Stuff campaign, where you can donate your unwanted items and we will organise for them to go to one of fifteen participating charities.

How does it work?

  1. Collect your stickers and red bag

Available from between 31 May-29 June from the Union’s Highfield Reception … Read the rest

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26
Apr

The Swap Shop is back

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Out with the old, in with the new!

Did you know, if you own clothes you’ve not worn in over a year, you’re never likely to wear them again? If this is ringing any bells with you, maybe it’s time to have a spring clean and clear out that wardrobe.

But don’t get throwing any of your unwanted items away – bring them along to our Swap Shop!

The Swap Shop is the sustainable answer to shopping – and it’s free! What more could you want?

If you’ve not visited one of our Swap Shops before, this is how it … Read the rest

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