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17
Jun

New Safety Buses on the way

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As you know, we recently overhauled our brand to become Union Southampton – so what better time to give our Safety Buses a makeover too?!

Each bus in our existing fleet has done in excess of 95k in the last five years, so we thought it was high time we let them have a rest! So we’ve acquired five brand spanking new buses that will be driving our way in the first week of August.

All five of our new buses are 15 seaters and are blue in colour to match the WSA Shuttle Bus.  They are all equipped with … Read the rest

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22
Apr

Day Trippin’: Day-long getaways from Southampton

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Everyone loves a good holiday right? But we don’t always have the time or money for that five star trip to Paris. So why not explore what’s just on your doorstep? There are some great places to visit in and around Southampton so here’s a quick list of just a few!

1. Isle of Wight

Explore the Isle of Wight with just a quick ferry ride away! Once you’re there, there’s plenty to do (Trip Advisor’s got a great list here including coastal walks, zoos and even the odd dinosaur!

The Red Jet runs frequently throughout the week and prices … Read the rest

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18
Mar

WSA Opening Times

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If you’re staying in Winchester during the Easter break, here’s when we are open:

 

Shuttle Bus

The shuttle bus service is active during term times only, so the service will finish on Friday 18th March and resume as normal on Monday 18th April.

If you need to get to Highfield campus, you can find out details of the train and bus service on the University website here.

WSA Cafe

Open 08:00-16:00 from Monday 21st March-Sunday 17th April

The Union desk in the WSA Cafe

The reception desk will be closed from Friday 25th March-Friday 1st April

 

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06
Mar

WSA: The Angels and Demons of the Saints and Sinners Ball

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We hosted our very first Saints and Sinners Ball at Winchester Guildhall just over a week ago to an exceptional response! Over a hundred WSA students attended, wearing some beautiful and inventive costumes in-fitting with the Saints and Sinners theme. Students based in Southampton also came along via the shuttle bus to celebrate the evening.

A selection of seven deadly sins inspired cocktails were served up by waiters in boxers and the seductive Sparkle provided an ethereal atmosphere with her beautiful burlesque performance, courtesy of Contraband events. The evening entertainment from melodic-rock indie band, Jealous Michael, who were back … Read the rest

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08
Feb

WSA Quiz and Curry tomorrow!

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You have asked us to provide you with more events and activities based in Winchester, so that’s what we have done. We have been running a fortnightly Quiz and Curry in the WSA Cafe during last term, which has become a big hit!

The next Quiz and Curry will be held tomorrow (9th February) from 6pm. Turn up and register your teams (maximum of six people per team), curry is served at 6.30pm before the quiz starts at 7pm. Entrance to the quiz is £1 per person and curry is just £3.25, so you can have a great time without … Read the rest

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03
Feb

WSA: Chinese New Year

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You have asked us for more events and activities to be based in Winchester, so with the Chinese New Year coming up this Monday (8th February), we have organised a celebration in the WSA Cafe between 3-5pm.

You can expect to sample the delights of some traditional Chinese delicacies including dumplings, plus enjoy lots of sweets and refreshments. Prepare to be entertained by Chinese dancing and you can even try your hand at some Chinese calligraphy.

The best part, is all of this is completely FREE, courtesy of your Students’ Union.

Remember that although this event is held in Winchester, … Read the rest

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20
Jan

WSA: FREE Transport for Refreshers’ events

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Our mission statement is to “unlock the potential and enrich the lives of every student”. This means that we want every student to have the opportunity to take part in everything that we run. Therefore, we have arranged for FREE transport for Winchester School of Art students during Refreshers’ Week, so you can celebrate the end of hand-ins and kick off the year with some great times with your friends.

Here is the timetable…

WSA Refreshers’ Free Transport Timetable

    Outgoing Journey Return Journey
Name of Event Date Pick-up Location Time Pick-up Location  Time
Bloc Party Tuesday 26th Jan Erasmus Park,
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14
Jan

To include every student…you said, we did!

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Our mission statement is to unlock the potential and enrich the life of every student and that means that we aim to provide opportunities, facilities and services that include every student, regardless of what you’re studying and where.

You Said – “Improve transport services between Southampton and WSA”

The Students’ Union Did – We introduced the Shuttle Bus, a free service operating between the WSA and the University Highfield Campus, Monday-Friday during term-time from 8:00 to 20:00.

The two campuses are better connected and you are able to attend events at both locations.

 

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09
Dec

Christmas holiday opening times for the Students’ Union in Southampton and Winchester

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The holidays are approaching and you are about to embark on a well-deserved break. Like yourselves, we will be resting up ready for 2016. Here are the Christmas opening times at the Students’ Union between Monday 14th December-Wednesday 23rd December.

SUSU (including all outlets) is closed weekends from 11th December unless otherwise stated.

SUSU is closed on the 24th December and will reopen on the 4th January (normal opening times from 4th January)

The Union 

Monday-Friday 8am-8pm

SUSU Lettings

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

The Shop

Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

The Shop on Top

Monday-Friday 10am-2pm

Bar 3 Diner

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07
Nov

Winchester: Track the Shuttle Bus

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The FREE shuttle bus service which takes students from WSA to Highfield campus Monday-Friday during term-time has been running successfully since the beginning of term. The two campuses are better connected and students are able to attend events both in the day and evening at both locations.

However, to make the service even better, we have developed a page on our website to allow you to track the shuttle bus while it is en route.

You can also find the full timetable to ensure that you get to where you want to go on time.

Go to: https://www.susu.org/whats-on-and-where/2015/wsa-shuttle-bus.html

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