The long wait is over, the grades are in, the hard work has paid off… and you’ve secured your place at university – congratulations!
As a student at the University of Southampton, you automatically become a member of the Students’ Union. We’re run by students for students and are here to make sure that you have the best possible experience.
We’ve got lots of things planned to make sure that you have a fantastic Freshers’ Week (which is in fact 3 weeks!) and settle into your new student life. With a whole range of exciting daytime and night-time events and … Read the rest
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.
You may have already heard about the FREE events and activities we are holding as part of You Are More Than, but what, we hear you cry, are we doing for postgraduate students?!
We know that many of you are in the midst of relentless work on your thesis and as many of you also juggle jobs as well as study, sometimes things can get a little stressful. That’s why we have been holding our Postgrad Power Teas, where you can grab a free tea, coffee and snack to keep you powering on through the afternoon – perfect for … Read the rest
There we said it. Sex. It’s natural and completely normal, but people often find ourselves shying away from the subject when it’s mentioned. So to help offer you information about sexual health and consent and to give you body confidence, we will be running various events and activities during this Thursday 05 and Friday 06 May.
Here’s what you can look forward to:
Thursday 05 May
THE BODY POSITIVE EXHIBITION
Concourse, Building 42, Students’ Union
The Body Positive is a free exhibition of photography that aims to promote body positivity, confidence and challenge negative portrayals of the human … Read the rest
As you may know, for the last few months we have been in the midst of a rebrand. We appointed Manchester-based branding agency Holdens’ to work with us on the new brand concepts using the Ted’s Talks, branding workshops and a survey which received 2,562 responses to gain your views.
According to your feedback, the new brand needed to reflect who we are. So we paid particular attention to the history of Southampton, looking for something as unique as the Union is, and when we came across the story of sea-kale farming and export from the city, we knew we’d … Read the rest
While you’re off on your Easter holidays, we are planning lots of exciting events and activities for the summer. From end of year Balls, BBQs and club nights, the events calendar is looking packed and you’re invited…
Athletic Union (AU) Ball – 29th April
Celebrate the achievements of the Athletic Union, including Team Southampton’s Varsity 2016 win with an end of year Ball held at the Ageas Bowl. Tickets are due to go on sale from the Box Office on 22nd April.
Intra-Mural (IM) Ball – 4th May
Aside from Team Southampton, we have lots of sports teams … Read the rest