We held the second part in our series of live Q&As on Wednesday, where you took to Twitter using the hashtag #SotonQandA to ask us everything you wanted to know about student life and Freshers’. Our Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley joined us to answer your questions. Here’s a quick round-up of what happened…
- You asked us about free bus passes for Freshers’ in Halls and yes, you lucky lot do indeed get free access to Unilink bus passes if you are in Halls of Residences. You’ll find this is a great way to get around the city efficiently (especially if
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You’re coming to the Uni of Southampton, you’re about to have some of the best years of your life, and now you’ve got to ask yourself… Do I need to bring a kettle? Packing for university, and indeed knowing what to bring, can be a stressful experience. Of course if you forget anything there are enough places in Southampton or Winchester to get whatever you need, but this handy guide should help you get started.
Whatever room you’re in, you’re going to need a full set of bedding, from pillows to fitted sheets. These are pretty essential as you won’t … Read the rest
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Finding a new place to host those legendary pre-parties can be difficult, time-consuming and stressful. There’s always a huge pressure to get it done as soon as possible out of fear that all the good houses will go! Below are a few tips to make finding your new digs a walk in the park.
Before you start
Before you start viewing houses you need to decide who you are living with and specifically how many of you there will be in the house. 4/5 is the most common number, which on the one hand means there are a lot of … Read the rest
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