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31
Oct

The Stag’s Head Beer Festival

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There are certain things about this time of year that are set in stone. The leaves will change colour, the clocks will go back  but above all this time of year can only mean one thing… The return of the Stag’s Head Beer Festival!

You have to admire the Stag’s approach to their Beer Festivals, a huge range of locally produced cask ales sourced from the many micro-breweries on the South Coast coupled with an amazing range or world bottled beers! All in all there will be 25 different taste options available over the course of the week long festival … Read the rest

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20
Feb

Southampton Students celebrate volunteering

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Southampton Hub, a student group at the University of Southampton, and SUSU’s Community Action Group are teaming up to participate in a national event to celebrate

volunteering in Higher Education; ‘Student Volunteering Week’. Plans are afoot for a variety of events and stunts, including a campaign to encourage further volunteering and one-off  opportunities for students to get involved in the local community.

 

Now in its 13th year, Student Volunteering Week 2014 will be taking place from Monday 24th February to the 2nd March. SVW brings together organisations from all sectors to promote and celebrate the volunteering efforts of students … Read the rest

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04
Feb

#SoActWeek: University of Southampton Students take part in National Week of Action

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From the 3-7 February universities around the country will be taking part in a National Week of Action. Run by the Student Assembly Against Austerity, the week looks at the Government’s proposal to sell off the 1998-2012 Student Loan book to the private sector.

The Government has recently sold off the pre-1998 Student Loan book and have proposed the beginning of the 1998-2012 Student Loan Book sale to the private sector, valued at £10bn. This proposal includes plans to lift the low-interest cap that graduates currently pay, meaning these groups, amongst others, are at risk of paying more for a … Read the rest

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