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24
Apr

Grad Ball: Singer Hannah Trigwell headlines Redbrick acoustic stage

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We are delighted to announce that Leeds singer-songwriter, Hannah Trigwell, will be headlining our acoustic stage on the Redbrick at Grad Ball 2017 on Saturday 10 June.

If you have Ed Sheeran on repeat and your ideal night out is a chilled evening with a few beers and some acoustic guitar, our acoustic stage is the place to be.

The self-taught musician has garnered 70 million views on YouTube and has achieved numerous top-ten singles internationally. You’ll recognise her for her critically acclaimed collaborations with American rock band, Boyce Avenue. Hannah’s voice has been described as “like finding treasure” … Read the rest

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04
Apr

Grad Ball: Music, Memories and More across Multiple Union Venues

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We are delighted to announce some more details of our secret set-up for Graduation Ball 2017 across multiple Union Venues.

Our buildings will be transformed into a formal evening venue, ready for you to celebrate your time at University where it all began.

Make the most of your time with your friends by enjoying a tipple and acoustic sounds live on the Redbrick area, as you enjoy champagne, prosecco and a food fair.

Head down to Bar 2, where we will transport you to an ethereal atmosphere in our Shisha Garden.

The Bridge will become home to a Silent Disco … Read the rest

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04
Jul

Welcome to our Pre-Sessional students

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The Pre-sessional programme is back for another summer which means the Union will become a one-stop shop for some great FREE activities and events to welcome our Pre-sessional students. And the best part – you can get involved too!

Get all the support you need to help you settle in with our free Advice Drop-In on Monday, make your halls a home with a herb garden from our gardening session and get to know your fellow students at our BBQ on Friday, plus much more!

Here’s what you can expect:

Pre-sessional timetable 2016 image

To keep up-to-date with the latest Pre-sessional news, we have … Read the rest

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19
Apr

Bridge Sessions are back

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There’s nothing like an evening of live music to help you unwind after a hard day’s work. That’s why the Bridge Sessions are making a return this semester.

The evening, presented by Live Soc, will be held at The Bridge from 8pm til late on:

  • Wednesday 27th April
  • Wednesday 25th May

Save the dates for your diaries!

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16
Apr

Grad Ball through the ages

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You’ll have seen the announcements on Facebook, and pencilled the date in your diary; there’s no doubt about it, Graduation Ball 2016 is on the way.

Taking place on the 6th of June 2016, the fantastic event is always a night to remember. In anticipation of the first wave of information being released on Monday (18th of April), we take a look back at previous year’s graduation balls.

Last year we saw the likes of Katy B, Bass Hunter and Labrinth take over Oceana, with the ‘Music Through The Ages’ themed event. Each room was themed with … Read the rest

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18
Sep

POW! Lethal Bizzle live plus support from FooR – early bird already sold out!

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When? Monday 28th September

Where? Garden Court and The Stag’s

Time? Doors at 19:00

Cost? £10 from the Box Office

DENCH!

Mobo award-winning British rapper, LETHAL BIZZLE, is hitting up Soton Freshers’ with a live performance at Garden Court and The Stag’s.

The POW singer is one of the most exciting and prolific rappers to emerge from the UK underground scene, and he will be performing his biggest hits to make this year’s Freshers’ one to remember.

Plus, expect a live performance and support from FooR, a group of electronic producers, musicians and DJs from the South coast.

There … Read the rest

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22
Jul

Fightstar tickets on sale

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You might have heard earlier in the week our exciting announcement that alternative rockers Fightstar are set to play at the Union. They’ll be playing the Garden Court venue behind the Stag’s on October 18, 2015.

Tickets for the gig have gone on sale today (22.07.2015) and cost £15. You can buy them from boxoffice.susu.org. Tickets for the bands reunion show at The Forum in London sold out in just 15 minutes, so it’s sure to be a popular gig!

Fightstar announced today that their new album, Behind The Devil’s Back, is set for release on October 16th … Read the rest

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25
Jul

10 questions with: VP Democracy and Creative Industries, Megan Downing

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1. Do you ever feel like a plastic bag?

… blowing in the wind, wanting to start again? I can’t say I do actually. Plastic bags have no direction or drive in life; they’re just useful for dumping all of your stuff in. I wouldn’t consider myself in any way, shape or form, like a plastic bag.

 

2. What animal would you be happy to never encounter?

One of those weird fish that live in the deep depths of the ocean. Like the one on Finding Nemo with the big teeth and little light bulb coming off its head. … Read the rest

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21
Mar

Coffee House Sessions returns

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The 28 April will see the Coffee House Sessions return to SUSU,  bringing another line up of top acts to entertain you with their hit daytime performances.

Launching in September 2013 and curated by Huw Stephens from Radio 1, Coffee House Sessions is an unprecedented new music initiative, exposing the hottest in upcoming UK music talent to the student market via daytime performances in University coffee shops around the country: http://youtu.be/CZRp_MoTqhM

With a carefully designed touring circuit taking in 40 universities, Coffee House Sessions holds acoustic performances at two different campuses a day over a ten day period and provides … Read the rest

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18
Feb

What’s On This Week?

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There are loads of ways to let your hair down after a long day of studying – here’s just a few events that we’ve got on this week.

——– Monday 18th February ——–

Live Music Mondays with Live Soc – From 7pm in The Bridge with FREE entry.
Enjoy great live music with a drink, plus food from the delicious Bridge menu is available until 8:30pm.

UV Rave – at The Union in Winchester from 10pm until 1.30am.
Grab your tight and bright, get your glow sticks ready and don the UV paint, it’s time to rave! Tickets £2 … Read the rest

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