Now that you’ve arrived at the University of Southampton and you’re settling into your new home, it’s time to go and meet your housemates and get stuck into Freshers’ here at the Students’ Union! Here are a few top tips to help kick-start your student experience in the best way possible…
1.Don’t hide away in your room
Staying behind closed doors doesn’t exactly encourage conversation – go introduce yourself to your new housemates! Hanging out in the communal kitchen or Hall’s bar is also a good way to settle in.
2.Swap phone numbers
In this day and age, phone numbers … Read the rest
One of the best ways to celebrate Freshers’ is to chill out and party with your new house mates and course mates! We’ve got something for everyone at Freshers’ this year, whether you want to watch a film, play video games, boogie at a roller disco, test your knowledge at a pub quiz or dance the night away. It’s the perfect chance to make memories you’ll never forget and meet friends for life!
If you’re unsure which night to join us for Freshers’, we’ve allocated each Halls to a different night of the week (psst, this doesn’t mean you can’t … Read the rest
As the big move to University gets closer, there’s bound to be some things you’re feeling a little nervous about, and that’s okay!
We hope these tips put some of your worries at ease…
I’m not going to make any friends
Remember: There are lots of opportunities to meet new people, some even specifically created to help you make friends.
We have a wide range of Freshers’ events whatever your interests and they can be a great way break the ice. If you want to get a head start, there are loads of Facebook groups you can join to find … Read the rest
You’ve arrived at University of Southampton, and you want to try something new – but with 300+ societies offered here at the Students’ Union it can get a little confusing. Whether it’s our sustainability groups that spark your interest, charity societies or creative industries, there is a club or society for everyone! We’ve put together this handy guide of what to expect from at Bunfight on Wednesday 26 September, 2018…
Performing Arts encompasses all of our performance societies. They fall into four categories: Theatrical, Dance, Music and Technical. There is no need to be a West End … Read the rest
This is The Greatest Freshers’ Ball 2018!
We are incredibly excited to announce our Freshers’ ball 2018 line-up and spectacular theme – it’ll be a night you never forget! Dress to impress and prepare for a magical journey at the biggest, boldest and best Freshers’ Ball in town!
Our line-up of entertainment includes:
- Live DJs in The Cube
- Soul 45 DJs
- Live Circus performances including fire eaters, trapeze artists, aerial hoop artists, hula hoop performers, acro troup and much more!
- Meet P.T Barnum and his performers!
- Live The Greatest Showman performances
- Silent Disco
- Dodgems and rides
- Hall of Mirrors
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We are thrilled to announce our Freshers’ 2018 line-up – it’s set to be our biggest and best Freshers yet!
Freshers’ Week kicks off with our Welcome Festivals (Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September, £12 per night), featuring Chris Stark from BBC Radio 1 Adrian Murphy and Retrojam. This is the perfect chance to party with your new flatmates and say one HUGE hello to thousands of Freshers’!
Then every night from Monday 24 to Friday 28 September our Union will transform into the only place to be this Freshers’. Tickets are ONLY £5 per night and give you access … Read the rest
Freshers’ 2017 has been jam packed with a huge variety of fantastic daytime and evening events for everyone to enjoy. From Welcome Parties to Fayres, Taster Sessions to Freshers’ Ball and everything in-between, we hope that your student experience has been kick-started in the best way possible. But wait a minute, Freshers’ isn’t over just yet, we have a huge event left and one very important question for you…
Are you Team Glitter, or Team Neon? Pick a side and head out into the city for Big Night Out on Thursday 12 October. This is your chance to experience … Read the rest
Freshers’ 2017 has kick-started and what an incredible first few days it’s been! Chris Stark and Drop Division brought the house down at our Welcome Parties in The Cube. If you had an amazing night at your Welcome Party, or loved heading out into Southampton with Bloc Party, then you are sure to have a blast at Freshers’ Rave and Freshers’ Ball, too. Tickets are selling fast so make sure you buy yours soon to guarantee another two fantastic Freshers’ events. Tickets are available from the Box Office in Building 42 and our online Box Office.
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Freshers’ is fast approaching and we can’t wait to welcome so many new faces to the Union for three weeks of events, activities and lots of parties! As well as all the main Freshers’ events run by the Union (a full calendar of events can be found at susu.org/calendar), your Halls Committees also run a series of exciting events to help you settle in, get to know each other and show you the best places to head out to in Southampton. The official Freshers’ Master Pass gets you entry to lots of Halls events, as well as 12 amazing … Read the rest