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28
Jun

The Cafe now open later in new trial

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In response to student feedback, The Cafe will now be open later during The Shop’s reduced opening hours over the Summer period.

The Cafe will now be open for business between 16:00 and 19:00 for students to buy sandwiches, snacks, drinks and more. Hot food won’t be served however, this can still be purchased from either The Bridge or The Stag’s.

This is a trial running until 17 July to determine if there is enough demand to keep it open permanently. You can find the Cafe on level 3 of the SUSU building (Building 42).

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24
Apr

Funding approved for the Photographic Society, Water Polo Club and Sub-Aqua Club

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Did you know that your affiliated club or society can apply for funding from the Union? This funding isn’t designed to cover the day-to-day running costs of the group (this should be covered by membership fees, fundraising or from other sources) but it can be provided to cover the costs of resources, specific pieces of equipment or trips that wouldn’t otherwise be able to be provided.

We recently approved some new capital funding awards to the Photographic Society, Water Polo Club and Sub-Aqua Club. This means they have some exciting new equipment coming their way which will help to improve … Read the rest

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17
Aug

Congratulations! Welcome Freshers’

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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

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12
May

What will our new logo be? Tap. Choose. Change Results

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The results are in!

In October 2016, following our All Student Vote, you voted to keep the Union Southampton brand and have the SUSU* name back so we designed three concepts for our new logo.

2,393 of you (over 10% of the membership) have had your say this week in our Tap. Choose. Change. consultation to decide what our new logo should be.

With 1,018 votes (42.5% of the choices), we are pleased to reveal our brand new logo. Without further ado….

The implementation will begin in June, ready for our Open Days in July. Until then, we will be … Read the rest

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08
May

It’s time to Tap. Choose. Change.

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What should our new logo be?

This week, you will have the opportunity to pick our new logo as part of our Tap. Choose. Change. campaign.

Three different designs are available for you to choose from.

How to choose your preferred logo?

To select your favourite logo out of the three designs, all you need is your student ID. Bring your student ID in person at one of the Union’s polling stations across campus all week, or go online at www.unionsouthampton.org/tcc

You’ve got until Friday 12 May, 16:00, to make a choice!… Read the rest

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23
Feb

The 10 Best Things About This March

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Despite being in the throes of Storm Doris this week, we are looking ahead to what’s set to be a great March. In no particular order, here’s why we think March is one of the most underrated months in the student calendar…

1.Lighter evenings

So where lighter mornings doesn’t really register on the student radar, we’re loving being able to walk back from campus at the end of the day knowing that we have experienced some sunlight. It has even been worth heading out for a quick walk around the stream at Highfield campus during lunchtimes to stock up on … Read the rest

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24
Sep

Freshers’: Global Speed Meet

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Are you an international student joining us this year? Worried about meeting new people, whether you are international student or not? Perhaps you’re just a friendly person and want to meet a range of new people? Well there’s nothing to worry about, because we have organised the Global Speed Meet, with the aim of helping you to meet new people from different cultures in a relaxed environment for FREE.

The idea of speed meeting people goes back a long way, and is based on a simple premise that you have a very short period of time with someone to introduce … Read the rest

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09
Sep

10 Things Every Fresher Should Know About Student Life

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As Freshers’ approaches, we’ve come up with the ultimate 10 things that you will need to know about student life in your first few weeks. Have a read through these and you’ll be all set up to have a great first semester!

  1. Halls life is actually quite good! You may have heard lots of horror stories about halls, from past students or friends who have experienced it, but actually, being in a halls of residence is not too bad. With cleaners, comfortable rooms, and very few fire alarms going off at midnight, halls do provide a secure sanctuary for you
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19
Aug

Freshers’ Master Pass Announcement

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6,000 students. 10 huge events. 1 Master Pass.

That’s right. With our Freshers’ Master Pass, you can get all of this:

Freshers_WelcomeParty_Thumbnail Welcome Party – CHRIS STARK AND DROP DIVISION

  • Welcome Party 1: Saturday 24 September – Erasmus Park, City Gateway, Mayflower, Private Rented
  • Welcome Party 2: Sunday 25 September – Archers Road, Bencraft, Chamberlain, Monte
  • Welcome Party 3: Monday 26 September – Connaught, Glen Eyre, Highfield, Liberty Point
  • 21:00-02:00
  • The Union (B42), Highfield campus

Your first introduction to student life. Get to know your new housemates with the ultimate night out. We want you all of you to get involved, … Read the rest

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04
Jul

30 Things To Do Over The Summer

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Students may be the envy of most of the working world during the long summer holiday, but three months can be a long time to fill. When you’ve finished watching the latest season of Game of Thrones and you’re starting to get a little sick of daytime TV, it’s time to hit our list of things to keep you busy…

  1. Write a letter to your uni friends An actual old-fashioned, pen and paper piece of snail mail.
  2. Go for a run – Download a running app to help you track your progress, hit play on the new Blood Orange
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