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22
Aug

Pre-sessional and Postgrad Students Enjoy Saints vs Burnley Match

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Over 1300 Pre-sessional and Postgraduate students supported Southampton “Saints” FC in their recent Premier League match against Burnley FC  on 13 August 2018, in a trip arranged by the Union.

Pre-sessional students are international students who are undertaking English language courses ahead of their degree to prepare them for studying in the UK. The match was a great chance to meet new friends and practise English Language skills whilst showing support for their new home team!

The Union’s President, Emily Dawes, says: “It’s fantastic that we can offer experiences like this in the local community. The students had a lot … Read the rest

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22
Aug

350 Pre-sessional Students Attend Saints Match

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Over 300 Pre-Sessional students supported Southampton ‘Saints’ FC in their recent Premier League match against Swansea FC on 12 August 2017, in a trip arranged by the University of Southampton Students’ Union.

Attending the football match was a brilliant way for our new students to feel welcomed into the Southampton community and a chance for them to get behind their new home team. It was also a chance to spend time with new friends and practice English language skills for their courses.

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23
Aug

Free Football, Films and Fun Days Out

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 23 August – Football

  • 17.30-20.00
  • Richard Taunton College (meet at Reception)

All abilities are welcome, so bring your skills and enthusiasm and who knows?! Maybe you could be the next Jamie Vardy.

Wednesday 24 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 17:30 – 20:00
  • Richard Taunton College Sports Hall

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12
Aug

FREE film at Union Films tonight

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. After a packed week of events, including games of snooker, badminton and basketball, plus karaoke, we are offering you the chance to watch Zootropolis for FREE tonight at Union Films.

 

Friday 12 August – Free Film at Union Films

  • 20:00 – 22:00
  • Union Films, Level 3 of Building 42, Highfield campus

Sit back and relax with Zootropolis, a bucket of popcorn, and new friends!

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09
Aug

Free sports, Karaoke and films for you

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 09 August – Snooker

  • 17.30-20.00
  • Level 3, Building 42, Highfield campus

They say the centre of the table is your friend, but in our case, you’ll be the centre of your social circle with our free snooker night. Meet us at the entrance to the Union and we’ll show you the way.

Wednesday 10 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 19:00 – 22:00
  • Jubilee Sports Hall
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01
Aug

Free events for you this week

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 02 August – Trip to Sprinkles

  • 19.00-21.00
  • Meet at Highfield Interchange (the main bus stop on campus) and we will walk to Sprinkles together.

Indulge in a sweet treat at one of Southampton’s finest ice cream and waffle parlours.

Wednesday 03 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 17:00 – 20:00
  • Meet us at Avenue Campus and we will walk to Richard Taunton College Sports Hall together.
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15
Jul

Free events you can join in with!

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As part of our Pre-sessional programme, this summer we are offering you the opportunity to join in with tonnes of events and trips for FREE. This year, we have opened our events to all students, because we believe the more, the merrier!

This week we have held an Advice Centre drop-in and an opportunity to try out Tai Chi and play badminton and basketball, plus much more. Now we are getting ready for our trip to Oxford coming up this weekend. If you would like to join us, we will be leaving from Southampton Central Station on Saturday. All you … Read the rest

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05
Jul

Union Films over the summer

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Our Pre-sessional programme of events is back and what better way to welcome our summer students, than to open up our cinema for four screenings of some of the latest blockbuster films.

Look out for:

Ant-Man

  • Saturday 09 July
  • 20:00

A con artist named Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) gets a shot at redemption when his mentor (Michael Douglas) asks him to protect a superpowered suit. Donning the stunning technology, which shrinks him down to minuscule size, he fights off villains seeking to steal the invention, and organizes a heist that could save the world. Peyton Reed directs this high-octane superhero … Read the rest

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04
Jul

Welcome to our Pre-Sessional students

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The Pre-sessional programme is back for another summer which means the Union will become a one-stop shop for some great FREE activities and events to welcome our Pre-sessional students. And the best part – you can get involved too!

Get all the support you need to help you settle in with our free Advice Drop-In on Monday, make your halls a home with a herb garden from our gardening session and get to know your fellow students at our BBQ on Friday, plus much more!

Here’s what you can expect:

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