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Easter Opening Times

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We bet you can’t wait for the Easter break – 2016 seems to be flying by and it isn’t long to go now.

The break starts from Sunday 20 March 2016 and will last until Sunday 17 April 2016.


SUSU opening times:



University opening times:

The University will be open throughout the break apart from the Easter weekend – 25-28 March, followed by the closure days on Tuesday and Wednesday, 29-30 March 2016.

Students can find a list of all opening hours for University libraries. The Hartley Library 24/7 service ends at midnight on Friday 18 March … Read the rest

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Fresherfest: the hype is real

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This year’s Freshers’ events have been wilder than ever. We have had three amazing welcome parties with Southampton University alumnus and Radio 1 DJ Chris Stark on the ones and twos, our Disney cocktail evening and the murder mystery night in the Bridge, amongst others.

But coming up this week we have one of the big ones. Tonight marks one of the craziest nights out of the year: Fresherfest 2015.

With UV Paint, a killer headline set from Tough Love, a fun fair and dodgems, as well as side stalls and a food court, as well as 3000 students … Read the rest

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Freshers’ for a Winchester student

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Freshers’ is only a few weeks away, and here at the Union we’re working hard to make sure everything is perfect for your arrival. Your Halls Reps (JCRs) are ready and raring to go, and now all we need is a couple of thousand new students!

Although Winchester School of Art (WSA) can sometimes seem like it’s slightly out of the action, we can put your minds to rest: this is not the case. Your Freshers’ week is going to be as crazy as everybody else’s, with a whole host of day and nighttime events to cater to all tastes. … Read the rest

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Introducing… SUSU the Cat

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We are aware that incoming students will have had lots of information to take in about our amazing facilities, societies and everything else that goes on within the Union; but there is one important thing you might not have been told about.

Here at SUSU we’re home to some amazing students and staff from all over the globe; but we’re also home to our feline friend, the legendary SUSU.

SUSU the cat joined us at the Union in 2002, when she was much younger and skinnier. Porters took pity on her and fed her some scraps of food. Initially too … Read the rest

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