News

Tag Archive > Student Group

10
Oct

Society Spotlight: SUSUtv – What’s It All About?

In General

Our very own student-run television station, SUSUtv, got in touch with us to tell you all about their upcoming events to tell you more about how you can get involved this year. We caught up with SUSUtv‘s Head of Publicity, David Williams, to find out the latest…

SUSUtv is Union Southampton’s television station, and since I joined at the beginning of my first year, I’ve had the chance to learn skills in production, directing, editing and plenty more.

This week we’re holding our first two events of the academic year, which will give you a chance to … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

15
Jul

Free events you can join in with!

In General

As part of our Pre-sessional programme, this summer we are offering you the opportunity to join in with tonnes of events and trips for FREE. This year, we have opened our events to all students, because we believe the more, the merrier!

This week we have held an Advice Centre drop-in and an opportunity to try out Tai Chi and play badminton and basketball, plus much more. Now we are getting ready for our trip to Oxford coming up this weekend. If you would like to join us, we will be leaving from Southampton Central Station on Saturday. All you … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

14
Jul

Why join SUSUtv?: Our TV station takeover

In General

In the same year that our very own student-led television station, SUSUtv, turns ten years old, we caught up with new Station Manager, Alex Smith, to find out why he thinks you should give SUSUtv a go. 

Now although I only became a member of SUSUtv at the beginning of last year, I have truly found it to be one of the greatest experiences I’ve had at university. Here is exactly why you should become a member of your Union’s TV Station!

Firstly, you get the chance to make exactly what you want and are given the opportunity to investigate Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

11
Jul

Sounds of Summer: Surge BBQ Playlist Takeover

In General

Surge’s Station Manager, Toby Leveson, has taken over our blog to give you the tunes to accompany your summer BBQ. Here’s what he said…

If there’s one thing a British summer can guarantee, it’s a BBQ. And whether that BBQ is in the sun or in the rain, you’re going to need a playlist. So we’ve done the hard work for you and made you a playlist suited to all your BBQ needs.

That is what we do at Surge, the University of Southampton’s very own Student Radio Station. We entertain you, fill your ears with wide variety of music, … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

04
Jul

Welcome to our Pre-Sessional students

In General

The Pre-sessional programme is back for another summer which means the Union will become a one-stop shop for some great FREE activities and events to welcome our Pre-sessional students. And the best part – you can get involved too!

Get all the support you need to help you settle in with our free Advice Drop-In on Monday, make your halls a home with a herb garden from our gardening session and get to know your fellow students at our BBQ on Friday, plus much more!

Here’s what you can expect:

Pre-sessional timetable 2016 image

To keep up-to-date with the latest Pre-sessional news, we have … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

19
Apr

Bridge Sessions are back

In General

There’s nothing like an evening of live music to help you unwind after a hard day’s work. That’s why the Bridge Sessions are making a return this semester.

The evening, presented by Live Soc, will be held at The Bridge from 8pm til late on:

  • Wednesday 27th April
  • Wednesday 25th May

Save the dates for your diaries!

 … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

04
Apr

Get the lingo!: Basic greetings in French, German, Spanish and Italian

In General

Whether you’re jetting off to another country this summer or you simply want to learn a few new words, we’re here to help. Learning a language takes a lot of practice and dedication, but if you’re looking for a quick cheat sheet to get you started on the basics, you’ve come to the right place.

French

Hello how are you?

Bonjour, comment ça va?

My name is…

Je m’appelle…

I would like…please.

Je voudrais…s’il vous plaît

Where is…?

Où est…?

I don’t understand, I speak English.

Je ne comprends pas, je parle anglais.

Find out more about French Society … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

19
Feb

Society Spotlight: Meet Real Ale and Cider Society

In General

It’s time to kick back, relax with a pint and meet Charles Roffey, President of Real Ale and Cider Society and Treasurer, Josh Upton. With eighty members, the Real Ale and Cider Society endorses local pubs and breweries and samples what they have to offer as well as offering discounts at the best places around Southampton.   

When did the society start?

Spring 2011

What is the best part about being involved in your society?

Being introduced to some great tasting beers and ciders that you would never have tried before and getting discounts on them whilst doing so.

Why should Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

31
Jan

Society Spotlight: Meet Hookers, Knitters and Stitchers society

In General

So often we think about habits that we would like to give up – unhealthy eating, smoking etc, but how often do we consider taking up something such as a new hobby? Now deadlines are over for most of you, why not go along to a Hookers, Knitters and Stitchers society event. Here’s what happened when we caught up with Sally Amberton, President of the society…

Describe your society and what it is you do

We teach knitting, sewing, and crochet to people who are interested in learning and provide a social space for those who already know how to … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

22
Jan

Road Cycling Club raises £8,000 for bike maintenance stands

In General

Cycling has become an increasingly popular way of getting across campus. It’s free, good exercise and you’re looking after the environment at the same time! To help you out and encourage you to keep on cycling safely, Road Cycling Club (SURC) has been busy raising over £8,000 to fund public bike maintenance stands for you to use across the University.

The stands are set to be installed at Highfield and Boldrewood campuses, to give the public free access to bike maintenance tools and a tyre pump. The University’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) already has bike maintenance stands located across the … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,