Tag Archive > Southampton

22
Aug

350 Pre-sessional Students Attend Saints Match

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Over 300 Pre-Sessional students supported Southampton ‘Saints’ FC in their recent Premier League match against Swansea FC on 12 August 2017, in a trip arranged by the University of Southampton Students’ Union.

Attending the football match was a brilliant way for our new students to feel welcomed into the Southampton community and a chance for them to get behind their new home team. It was also a chance to spend time with new friends and practice English language skills for their courses.

Some students chose to buy Southampton team scarves and took part in a photo competition arranged by the … Read the rest

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11
Aug

BBC Radio 1’s Dev to host Awards at RAG Conference 2017

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This year’s Awards Ceremony at the National RAG Conference will be hosted by BBC Radio 1 presenter and DJ, Devin “Dev” Griffin. You may have heard Dev on Radio 1’s Weekend Breakfast Show, and he has previously hosted on Radio 1Xtra. Some of you may even remember him from CBBC TV shows Smile and Bring It On!

Dev will be helping us announce the best of the best in student fundraising with awards including Student Fundraiser of the Year, Most Improved RAG, Charity of the Year, RAG of the Year and many more.

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08
Aug

EthiCo: Sustainable Living for Southampton Students

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EthiCo, a student start-up project which won £500 from the University of Southampton Students’ Union Enterprise Fund last year, are due to launch their sustainable student Essentials Pack this September during Freshers’ week.

EthiCo promotes the use of reusable products to reduce single-use plastic waste on campus and in the local community. They aim to provide students, staff and the local community with the means to consume food, drink and other products in an ethical and sustainable way.

Winning the Students’ Union Enterprise Fund last year kick started EthiCo’s business plan. The team launched the sale of reusable coffee cups, … Read the rest

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17
Jul

Students Shift 2.3 Tonnes of Stuff

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This summer we asked once again for students to Shift Your Stuff, donating any unwanted clothes, food and household items to us to help protect the environment and support local charities, rather than simply putting items in the bin.

The campaign was a great success and a huge 2.3 tonnes of clothes, bedding, kitchenware and food was donated on campus or left at Portswood collection points – we were even donated a printer!

Pre-sessional students were invited to attend a fundraising event in The Cube on Wednesday 05 July 2017 to stock up on essential items for the year ahead. … Read the rest

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27
Apr

Tap. Choose. Change. It’s Time to Pick Your Favourite Logo

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Last October you voted and told us that you wanted the Union Southampton brand with the ‘SUSU’ name. Since then, we have been working hard and have developed a series of brand new logos which combine our current identity and the SUSU name.

We are pleased to announce that all of you will have the opportunity to pick your favourite logo from Monday 08 to Friday 12 May as part of our Tap. Choose. Change. campaign.

It’s simple; all you have to do is select your preferred logo out of three different designs. You can do this using your … Read the rest

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10
Apr

Joseph Lim and Sean Gilbody through to Chortle Student Comedy Awards Semi-Finals

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Southampton students, Joseph Lim and Sean Gilbody have been voted through to the semi-finals of the Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2017.

The students performed at the Southampton heat of the acclaimed awards in held at The Bridge on the 02 March.

President of our Comedy Society and Politics and Economics student, Sean Gilbody, won the heat, with Joseph Lim achieving the People’s Choice Award, securing them both places in the Awards semi-finals, held in London in May. The semi-finalists will battle it out at the finals at Pleasance One at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August in a bid to … Read the rest

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02
Feb

Big Night Out Ticket Collection

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We hope you enjoyed Monday’s Bloc Party. Refreshers’ has been quite a ride already, but we hope you have some juice left ready for tonight’s Big Night Out.

Join us on the ultimate venue crawl across Southampton’s best bars and clubs with thousands of other students.

You can get your hands on tickets from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice or in person at our Union Reception.

Ticket Collection

You can collect your tickets and exchange them for t-shirts from the  Union Reception in Building 42, Highfield campus from now until 20:00 TODAY (Thursday 02 February). After this time, our … Read the rest

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29
Jan

Refreshers’ 2017 is one more sleep away

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By tomorrow you will be able to well and truly kiss goodbye to your exams, deadlines and hand-ins as we commence REFRESHERS’ 2017!

Get your friend together for another chance to party hard and celebrate the end of the January exam and hand-in season.

 

For just £25 for a wristband, you can expect entry to all this for FREE:
– Plus discounted food deals throughout the city all week!!

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

Join thousands of students for a venue … Read the rest

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29
Dec

Refreshers’: Big Night Out

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If you’re going to take up anything this New Year’s – make sure it’s Big Night Out!

Back for Refreshers’ on Thursday 02 February, we’re ready to party off all the deadline stress.

Whether you’re new to Big Night Out or you joined us back in Freshers’, you can be sure to have a great time. Don your t-shirt, (which is included in your ticket) and hit Bedford Place for a HUGE student night out.

Tickets are £12 or free with our Refreshers’ Pass available from www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice 

See who else is going on our official Facebook event.… Read the rest

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20
Dec

Whats On In Southampton Over Christmas?

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Our Marketing and Communications crew member, Selina, has been busy getting festive in Southampton and has pulled together these ideas for the top things to do this holiday, so if you’re in Southampton over the Christmas break, you can be sure to have a great time. Thanks Selina for the photos as well!

Southampton Christmas Festival

If you fancy a traditional German feast head towards the high street where the German market is offering Bratwursts, schnitzels and other specialities. Grab a drink and soak up the festive atmosphere! There’s also hand made decorations, soaps and vintage jewellery.

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