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Sport and Wellbeing memberships: an update

In News, Sport

Hi everyone, Steve Gore, your 2018-19 VP Sports here!

01 August 2017 marked an important date for the roughly 9,000 students that use Sport and Wellbeing facilities at the University of Southampton. This was the date when Sport and Wellbeing introduced a new tiered membership system and departed from their “one size fits all” business model, primarily in an effort to manage the overcrowding of the gym in Jubilee Sports Centre.

01 August 2018, a year to the day, will see Sport and Wellbeing introduce another change to their offer, but this time it’s a change led by student … Read the rest

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What does the new Sport and Wellbeing Membership mean for students?

In General

I’m Steve, your VP Sports at Students’ Union. My job is to help give students opportunities to compete in sport at all levels and represent your student voice to the University and the wider community. In my first blog I will be talking about the controversial recent changes in the Sport and Wellbeing membership from a student perspective. I’ll explain what has changed and why, and look at who is losing out and who will benefit under the new scheme. I will also discuss some exciting new developments in sports at the University of Southampton that will hopefully make … Read the rest

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Explaining our new brand

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For the last three years, we’ve been consulting our members about what we wanted the Union to be, starting with the Redbrick research – a survey about students’ interests – to the brand review consultation we ran this year and the ‘Who Are You’ lifestyle survey.

For the brand review, we ran a huge survey (2,500 of you took part) and held many workshops and drop-ins, which means that 10% of the membership got involved in the process. Hundreds of us attended the successful Ted’s Talks in January to discuss branding and our brand review. Those of us who attended … Read the rest

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Laughter Lounge – Adam Hess, Luke Benson and Charlie Baker

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We hope you enjoyed the first Laughter Lounge of the summer season with headline act Pierre Novellie putting on a cracking show! If you enjoyed it, you will be pleased to find out that our next show is on Thursday 12 May in The Bridge at the usual time of 19:00 with Adam Hess, Luke Benson and Charlie Baker confirmed as the acts.

Stay tuned on the Facebook event for the Big Red membership deal announcement coming soon!

At our last event, our Big Red members got to bring THREE friends for FREE!

You can get your memberships for just … Read the rest

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