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17
Jan

Six Nations this February

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How some people see February v How we see February:

That’s February’s plans sorted then.

Join us to watch the following fixtures on the big screen at The Bridge:

Saturday 04 February
🏆 Scotland v Ireland at BT Murrayfield Stadium Edinburgh 14:25
🏆 England v France at Twickenham Stadium London 16:50

Sunday 05 February 2017
🏆 Italy v Wales at Stadio Olimpico Rome 14:00 (GMT)

Saturday 11 February 2017
🏆 Italy v Ireland at Stadio Olimpico Rome 14:25 (GMT)
🏆 Wales v England at Principality Stadium Cardiff 16:50

Sunday 12 February 2017
🏆 France v Scotland at Stade de France … Read the rest

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05
Dec

You’re ready

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Care about medics?

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Care about others?

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Care about students’ health?

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Love sport?

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Care about student groups?

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Love social media?

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Love the stage?

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Passionate about your community?

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Passionate about Performing Art?

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Love fundraising?

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Passionate about diversity?

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You’re ready. Find your role here: www.unionsouthampton.org/readyRead the rest

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24
Nov

Women of Wessex: Celebrating the success of our female athletes

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We’re celebrating the success of our female athletes this week as part of Women in Sport week, which runs between 23-30 November.

Make sure you don’t miss out on any of these great events – all are welcome.

#WomenOfWessex

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23
Aug

Free Football, Films and Fun Days Out

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 23 August – Football

  • 17.30-20.00
  • Richard Taunton College (meet at Reception)

All abilities are welcome, so bring your skills and enthusiasm and who knows?! Maybe you could be the next Jamie Vardy.

Wednesday 24 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 17:30 – 20:00
  • Richard Taunton College Sports Hall

All abilities are welcome to join in with some sporty fun as we have a game of badminton … Read the rest

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01
Aug

Free events for you this week

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 02 August – Trip to Sprinkles

  • 19.00-21.00
  • Meet at Highfield Interchange (the main bus stop on campus) and we will walk to Sprinkles together.

Indulge in a sweet treat at one of Southampton’s finest ice cream and waffle parlours.

Wednesday 03 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 17:00 – 20:00
  • Meet us at Avenue Campus and we will walk to Richard Taunton College Sports Hall together.
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25
Jul

Olympic Tae-Kwon-Do: A Shining Light in the Sporting Gloom?

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Second year English and History student, Robert Pratley, talks about the rise of Tae-Kwon-Do in the upcoming Rio Olympics. 

In terms of competitive sport, few people would argue that integrity, trust and honesty are three absolutely key attributes for any top sporting man or woman in their field. Unfortunately, these attributes have been thrown into question and chaos following the recent doping scandal, which has affected major names, major sports and led to a country being banned from Rio 2016, in an unprecedented move.

At the same time, serious questions have rightly been raised about the capability of Rio De … Read the rest

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21
Jul

Swimmers to watch at Rio 2016

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The Olympic Games 2016 in Rio is set to begin on the 05 August, so to get in the sporting spirit, Rebecca James takes a look at the swimming athletes sure to win gold this summer.

One of the best parts about the Olympics is the fantastic coverage of sport – the mainstream TV channels broadcast events and sports that normally wouldn’t get a look in. And while there have been developments in recent years in terms of the broadcasting of major events in swimming, there is nothing quite like spending a week watching heats, semi-finals and finals. However, because … Read the rest

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25
Apr

Awards Ceremonies update

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Thank you to everyone who nominated someone deserving for one of our awards.

We received a total of 181 nominations for our Excellence in Volunteering Awards (EVAs), which have been carefully whittled down to a shortlist of 66 entries.

You can view the shortlist of EVAs nominees here.

The EVAs are taking place on 6th May in The Cube. Find out more by joining the Facebook event.

In the sporting world, we’re also excited to confirm that this year’s AU Ball will be appropriately headlined by sporting star and England rugby icon turned DJ, James Haskell.

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23
Apr

Bike Doctor

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The Bike Doctor is back!

If you are a cycling fanatic, but your bike isn’t running as smoothly as you would like, come along to the Red Brick Area outside Building 42 to have a check-up with the Bike Doctor.

You can get your bike checked and tuned for FREE between 10am-2pm on Friday 29th April and every other week on a Friday thereafter. Take a look out our calendar to save the dates for your diary.… Read the rest

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05
Apr

Post-Easter Health Kick

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If you’re lying in a heap of Easter egg wrappers feeling like you’ve overdone it, we hear you. So here are just some tips to help you rein it back in after that obligatory Easter splurge.

Go outdoors

Not getting your money’s worth out of that gym membership you signed up for in January? Why not get outside instead? Southampton has plenty of lovely green spaces for you to take advantage of, and now the nights are lighter, it’s the perfect time to get on the run. And there’s no need to put too much pressure on yourself – just … Read the rest

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