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24
Apr

Update: Hindu Society make it through to the Battle of Bollywood dance competition finals

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Following our blog last week, we are delighted to announce that Hindu Society have made it through the finals of the Battle of Bollywood dance competition 2017.

The group were given the opportunity to take part in a Facebook ‘like’ competition, battling it out to receive the most likes to enter the finals, which are due to be held in London next year.

Hindu Society President 2017-18, Divyansh Dixit, comments, “We’re absolutely delighted with the win and the chance to represent Southampton in the final for the 2018 competition. Hopefully we can make everyone proud and bring the … Read the rest

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20
Apr

Hindu Society represent our Union at the Battle of Bollywood dance competition

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Hindu Society performed at the Battle of Bollywood dance competition at Hammersmith Apollo, London in March.

A group of eighteen students made up the energetic team, who battled it out against 23 other Universities at the competition last month, following three months of rehearsals.

The society are calling for students to ‘like’ their performance video on the Battle of Bollywood competition Facebook page before the 21 April, as they compete to receive the most ‘likes’ to gain an automatic place at the 2018 finals.

Team Captain and former Hindu Society Vice-President, Karishma Patel comments, “I don’t think I’ve met a … Read the rest

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19
Apr

Surge Radio broadcasts live show at the legendary Abbey Road Studios

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Surge Radio broadcast a series of special live sessions at the world-famous Abbey Road Studios in London on Thursday.

Our student-run station were recording live between 12:00-16:00 via their website at www.surgeradio.co.uk.

Local musicians joined the team to perform live on the show, including Portsmouth-based singer-songwriter, Jerry Williams and Will Joseph Cook, an indie solo artist with several million streams on Spotify.

Surge were offered the opportunity to broadcast at the world-renowned studio, following the discovery of a rare ‘BTR (British Tape Recorder) Workhouse Tape Machine’ found at the station’s previous recording studio at Glen Eyre Halls. The studio … Read the rest

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31
Mar

Union staff to present training programme success at national conference

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Staff from our Learning and Development team have been invited to present their successful launch of the Union’s ‘A To B’ Project Management programme to the Charity Learning Consortium (CLC) at their annual national conference.

The conference, which will be held on Thursday 22 June in London, will host non-profit organisations from across the UK to network and share best practice.

CLC approached the Union to ask if our Learning and Development team could present a section of the conference to explain how they used the software to engage with staff on the course.

The team have been using the … Read the rest

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01
Nov

RAG raise £10,352.30 for charity at London Breast Cancer Now Megaraid

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Our very own Southampton RAG team have raised a jaw-dropping £10,352.30 for charity at Saturday’s Megaraid in London.

The student-run fundraising group took to the streets of London in various locations to see how much money they could raise for Breast Cancer Now. They braved the cold weather and early start and shook red buckets to encourage the general public to donate.

The Union’s Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley says “This year’s total is the most that any RAG team have raised at the London Megaraid. It’s quite amazing for a day’s work and just shows how students’ involvement can really … Read the rest

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13
Jun

Join us at the WSA Degree Show

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This year’s Degree Show at WSA kicked off with Friday’s Private View and is now open to the public in a week long display of talent across our Fine Art, Graphic Arts, Fashion and Textile Design and Fashion Marketing and Management programmes.

The Degree Show is open from Monday – Saturday this week from 11:00-18:00 each day. Come along to celebrate the success of our 2016 graduates.

You will also have the opportunity to admire our students’ hard work in upcoming shows in London. Click here to find out more about both the Winchester and London shows.

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26
May

Foxes takes to The Bridge

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If you haven’t already heard, the amazing Foxes will be coming to SUSU on Wednesday the 27th and playing live in The Bridge! She’s appearing as part of a Guinness World Record Attempt with Trekstock and Citroën to play ‘the most live concerts in 12 hours in multiple cities’.

And even better, tickets are now available for free*! You just need to click through and log on to the SUSU Box Office and purchase the tickets as you would with a normal ticket, but in this case the ticket won’t cost you a penny!

The attempt will start here … Read the rest

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18
May

ETA Nominated Lecturer leads Guardian Masterclass

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One of our ETA-nominated lecturers is hosting a Guardian Masterclass, all about turning research into journalism. This course, taught by Geography Lecturer Bradley L Garrett with Anna Minton (author and director of an architecture MRes at University of East London) and Mike Herd, editor of the Guardian Cities website.

Bradley brings to the course his experience in finding lost, forgotten and forbidden parts in cities all over the globe. His book Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the city is all about exploring ruins, tunnels and skyscrapers – all the exciting parts of a city you might never get to see unless you … Read the rest

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27
Sep

Coffee House Sessions presents THE SHIRES

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Monday sees the return of Coffee House Sessions! This dynamic initiative that exposes the best in upcoming UK music talent to the student market via acoustic daytime performances in university coffee shops. Launched by Coalition Talent in 2013 this innovative platform injects life back into the live music scene across universities. The sessions kick off with The Shires.

 

The Shires are helping to make country music cooler than ever. They look and sound great, and they’re all set to take their country-influenced music to the world.

Duo Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes have swiftly become one of the buzz Read the rest

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04
Jul

Discounted Price Excursions to Popular English Destinations

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SUSU has got your summer holidays covered, should you wish to remain in Southampton over the vacation period. The Union is running several discounted price excursions to locations such as Bournemouth, Portsmouth, London, and even Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre to see the Lion King.

The August itinerary kicks off with a trip to Oxford via Stonehenge on Sunday 3 August. The group will meet at the Highfield Interchange at 8am sharp. The cost for this trip is £31 with tour (including entry to Stonehenge) or £27 without tour.

Next there is a trip to Bath and London on Saturday 9 August. … Read the rest

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