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29
Jan

The Union now offers bike pumps, tools and repair kits

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Need to repair your bike on campus? The Students’ Union is here to get you back on the road.

The Union now offers bike pumps, tools and flat repair kits to all students.

You can now pop along to the Union reception in building 42 if you need to get your bike back in shape.

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20
Dec

Whats On In Southampton Over Christmas?

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Our Marketing and Communications crew member, Selina, has been busy getting festive in Southampton and has pulled together these ideas for the top things to do this holiday, so if you’re in Southampton over the Christmas break, you can be sure to have a great time. Thanks Selina for the photos as well!

Southampton Christmas Festival

If you fancy a traditional German feast head towards the high street where the German market is offering Bratwursts, schnitzels and other specialities. Grab a drink and soak up the festive atmosphere! There’s also hand made decorations, soaps and vintage jewellery.

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05
Dec

Union Senate on Friday

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Join us for the very first Union Senate on Friday (09 December) at 13:00 in Meeting Room 2 (Union , Building 42).

Get the latest on Union news from the get-go as we kick off the year with a new format, replacing the previous Union Council.

It is a simpler and more effective way to get involved. Not sure what it’s all about? Read the blog from last year’s Vice-President Democracy and Creative Industries, Kerry Sclater, to find out more about how Senate ties in with the new democratic structure:

Introducing… The New Democratic Structure!

 

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01
Dec

Enterprise Fund – 11 applications submitted

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The Union Enterprise Fund exists to help you fund original and innovative events, activities and projects. After receiving an incredible 11 submissions showcasing your great ideas, we are in the process of choosing the most deserving idea for the £500 investment – and as you can see, it is proving quite a challenge:

Applicant 1: The Charge Project, is a solar energy distribution service that will operate in the ultra-poor river islands of Bangladesh. The Charge Project will comprise of a boat network with solar panel arrays mounted to the roof, which will be used to charge battery boxes.

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30
Nov

University Road Closures

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University Road will be closed between 19:00-06:00 on 07, 08 and 09 December.

The area between the pelican crossings in front of the crescent will be affected, but the safety bus will still be running.

If you are at uni or attending the Christmas Ball or Karaoke, you can catch the safety bus in the coach bay where the WSA shuttle bus stops (next to the Interchange area).

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24
Oct

Halloween Big Night Out – Wristband collection information

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WRISTBAND COLLECTION FOR TICKETS BOUGHT FROM THE UNION SOUTHAMPTON BOX OFFICE (unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice):

• Wristbands can only be collected on Monday 31 October from 14:00
• There will be designated staff between 14:00 – 19:00 in Building 42 reception area, distributing wristbands
• UoS students can collect any time from 14:00 – 23:00 when The Union reception closes, but they are advised to collect between 14:00 – 19:00
• Students must bring their Student ID to collect, as this will be used to verify all orders
• Union Box Office tickets do not permit entry into the event –
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24
Oct

Laughter Lounge – 3 Days to go until Suzi Ruffell headlines The Bridge

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Discover new talent and experience some of the funniest people on the planet at our Laughter Lounge shows.

For just £4, we invite some of the top professional comedians on the circuit to The Bridge and on Thursday – Suzi Ruffell, Jake Lambert and Mat Ewins are all on the bill.

For the cost of a sandwich, you can enjoy non-stop belly laughs without having to travel at all!

Join us this Thursday (27 October) from 19:00 (Doors) at The Bridge.

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11
Sep

Fun Facts About Our Union

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So you’re coming to Southampton in just a few weeks now, and it’s only right that you find out the most important and useful facts about our Union. Well make sure you check out some other blogs, because this one is all about some of the quirkier and more fun facts about the Union and the alumni!

  1. So among the many alumni that have passed through our doors, some of them have gone on to very big things! Top of the list is normally Radio 1 DJ, and former Surge DJ and SUSUtv member Chris Stark, who loves to come
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07
Jul

Closer to The Edge: A Brief History of Your Entertainment Magazine

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With a new (academic) year nearly upon us, we caught up with Anneka Honeyball, Editor of The Edge (editor@theedgesusu.co.uk) in her first blog takeover to find out why she thinks you should get involved with our student-led entertainment magazine.

Though my degree is, of course, what I’m here for, a fundamental part of my University experience has been in the societies I have joined. Of the 300 student groups and societies available at Southampton, the society I chose to dedicate the majority of my time, effort and unending passion to was The Edge – the Union’s leading entertainment magazine of … Read the rest

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23
May

WSA Summer Ball – Standard tickets now available!

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Round off the year with a final farewell to your friends at WSA with the Summer Ball. Soiree until the early hours with a Gatsby-style twist and enjoy the company of those who have been there from the very beginning!

When?: Saturday 18 June

Where?: Winchester Guidhall

What time?: 20:30

First release and early-bird tickets have already sold out, so get your tickets if you don’t want to miss out! Standard tickets are on sale now at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice for just £20 each!

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