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08
Feb

Performing Arts Societies’ members scoop 5 nominations at Daily Echo Curtain Call Awards

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Five members of our Performing Arts societies were nominated for the Daily Echo’s Curtain Call Awards in January. The Academy Award-style ceremony took place at Southampton’s Grand Harbour Hotel on Friday 27 January with more than 400 actors and theatre lovers in attendance to celebrate the achievements of youth amateur dramatics groups in the South.

The nominations are as follows:

  • Darius Timmerman (Theatre group) for his role as Moses in Animal Farm. Applauded for realising “his inner holy roller perfectly as this preaching crow”.
  • Charlie Randall (Showstoppers) received two nominations for his roles as Paul Muddle in Freelancers and Stephano
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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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17
Nov

SUSO appoints new musical director to launch new era

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Southampton University Symphony Orchestra (SUSO)  has appointed Music Director, Susanna Riddell as part of the launch of a new era.

Our student-run orchestra, which first launched in October 1919 as an orchestral society at the Hartley University College (now the University of Southampton), celebrated its 97th birthday last month.

With over 90-strong members, the student group continues to provide opportunities to study and perform some of the most challenging symphonic repertoire. Membership consists of students studying a wide variety of subjects at the University of Southampton ranging from mechanical engineering and medicine, to music and archaeology.

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02
Nov

Student groups launch Southampton Refugee Month this November.

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The month has been organised to raise awareness about refugee crisis across the world with a focus on Syria.

Twenty-four student groups are involved in the events programme which includes a free film screening of White Helmets; a bake sale; a panel event headed by Soton2Calais founder and Medical student, Ilaf Moslawy; an Amnesty sleep-out; and much more.

 

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02
Nov

Bridge Sessions TONIGHT

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The Bridge Sessions are back.

Experience the finest talent from Southampton as our members perform live in The Bridge tonight from 20:00.

Held in collaboration with Live Soc, listen to new and undiscovered items which could just be the next big thing.

It’s FREE ENTRY and The Bridge bar will be open for you to enjoy a drink while you listen.

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01
Nov

RAG raise £10,352.30 for charity at London Breast Cancer Now Megaraid

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Our very own Southampton RAG team have raised a jaw-dropping £10,352.30 for charity at Saturday’s Megaraid in London.

The student-run fundraising group took to the streets of London in various locations to see how much money they could raise for Breast Cancer Now. They braved the cold weather and early start and shook red buckets to encourage the general public to donate.

The Union’s Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley says “This year’s total is the most that any RAG team have raised at the London Megaraid. It’s quite amazing for a day’s work and just shows how students’ involvement can really … Read the rest

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25
Sep

Sometimes all you want is a…Big Night In

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Going out to a nightclub isn’t for everyone. Sometimes all you fancy doing is staying in, sitting with your friends, chilling out and playing a game or two. Well, we have got you covered, because we are hosting Big Night In, the perfect night off the night out!

Whether you’re a fan of board games, video games, or classic card games, we’ve got something for everyone in this bonanza night in. Whether you’re a fan of the latest football games or good old gin rummy, you’re in for a treat. Not only that, but we’ll have fresh popcorn ready … Read the rest

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16
Sep

#SotonFreshers Fayres – Get The Lowdown On Which Fayres Are Which

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So you have arrived and just been hit by the tidal wave of events on offer throughout Freshers’, including what seems to be a dozen or so Fayres. So what are these and what’s the difference between them?

Don’t worry, here is your definitive guide to our Fayres, which are there to show you how much Southampton, Winchester and our Union has to offer you. Come along to see how much you can experience and get out of your time with us!

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Union Fayre

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09
Sep

10 Things Every Fresher Should Know About Student Life

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As Freshers’ approaches, we’ve come up with the ultimate 10 things that you will need to know about student life in your first few weeks. Have a read through these and you’ll be all set up to have a great first semester!

  1. Halls life is actually quite good! You may have heard lots of horror stories about halls, from past students or friends who have experienced it, but actually, being in a halls of residence is not too bad. With cleaners, comfortable rooms, and very few fire alarms going off at midnight, halls do provide a secure sanctuary for you
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08
Sep

Our Student Media Opportunities

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Here at Southampton we are proud to have over 300 student run student groups, ensuring there is something for everyone. Among these are four award-winning media outlets as well as your very own student cinema, based in the heart of the Union. Each of these groups are run by a Student Leader, elected in our Spring Elections, and each offer you a range of ways of getting involved, with anything from simply watching, reading or listening, to making potentially award-winning content or putting on a film. Here is a brief rundown of how they are!

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