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21
Sep

Mature students, Postgrads and Student Parents – Here’s what Freshers’ can offer you

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While undergrads look forward to 2 weeks of non-stop partying, we understand that not all of our new students have the same wants and timetables… hence why we have prepared Freshers’ with something for everyone! These are just a few of the events that will be on offer for you, so get picking and tailor your own experience!

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  • Meet the Guide Dogs at Southampton and WSA

Cuddle fluffy guide dogs for just a donation that will go to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

Southampton: Thursday 29 September 11:00 at the Union

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19
Sep

Alternative Freshers’ Party

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If you are more into Metallica and AC/DC than Taylor Swift or Beyoncé, the Alternative Freshers’ Party is for you! Held at Monte Bar, prepare for some heavy beats and glorious guitar solos!

Expect live alternative and rock music all night for FREE!

Keep an eye out for acts to be announced on our official Facebook event.

If you’re interested in alternative and rock music, pop along to our Bunfight: Student Groups Fayre on Wednesday 28 September to meet RockSoc and ask them more about how you can get involved.

Where? Montefiore Hall Bar

When?  Thursday 29 September between … Read the rest

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15
Sep

Retro Roller Disco: It’s time to roll straight back to the 80’s!

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Hold on to your friends and bowl round The Cube in a night of spinning and dancing to a perfectly retro soundtrack!

To avoid you colliding into a course mate and making those tutorials awkward for the rest of the year, we have planned 2 sessions during the evening so you can pick which one you prefer.

Join our official Facebook event for more updates and to see who else is going.

Here’s what you can expect…

 

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Where? The Cube (The Union, Building 42, Highfield campus)

When?  Sunday 02 October. First session: 17:00-19:00  Second session: 19:00-21:00

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13
Sep

Master Passes are selling fast – Get yours before they sell out at unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

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In just 11 days, you will be heading down to Southampton or Winchester to embark on some of the best years of your lives. Are you ready?!

Giving you 10 amazing chances for you to make friends, party and let off steam before you start your lectures, our Master Passes mark the ultimate start to your student experience.

Our Passes have completely SOLD OUT over the past few years! If they aren’t already sold out in the next couple of weeks, we will be taking them off sale on Friday 23 September at 18:00.

If you don’t want to miss … Read the rest

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12
Aug

We launch five new minibuses for students

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We have launched five new minibuses for you to use!

All five fifteen-seater vans have full disabled access, roof racks and have been selected for their low carbon emissions.

The brand new blue Ford Transit vans will be used to deliver you home safely following student nights and library visits as part of our Safety Bus scheme. Student groups, including sports clubs and societies, will also be able to hire the buses for trips and fixtures.

You can access our ‘Safety Bus’ service from the Redbrick area, outside Building 42 at Union Southampton for just £1.50 for journeys within a … Read the rest

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16
May

Vent About Your Rent: Win 1 month’s rent!

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Would you like to have a month off paying your rent or get yourself some fancy furniture for your student pad?

We’re offering you the chance to do just that by completing our annual housing survey here.

Why do you want to know about my housing experience?

Every year we ask students to complete our housing survey, so that we can keep track of the cost of student rent, to ensure we provide a competitive service at our very agency, SUSU Lettings, and so we can give you the information you need to pick the right place for … Read the rest

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11
May

EU Referendum: BritaIN or BrEXIT?

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Not sure whether to vote BritaIN or BrEXIT? Here are some of the facts to help you make an informed decision…

Reasons to remain according to Britain Stronger in Europe:

  • 3 million UK jobs are linked to our trade with the EU
  • The UK gets £66 million of investment every day from EU countries
  • For every £1 we put into the EU, we get almost £10 back through increased trade, investment, jobs, growth and low prices
  • Worker’s rights are protected by the EU, such as paid maternity leave and guaranteed holiday leave
  • EU laws protect women’s rights, including equal
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29
Apr

Sub Focus to headline Graduation Ball 2016 – Don’t miss out!

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It’s been an exciting week of news about your Graduation Ball following the announcements that Clean Bandit and DJ Fresh will be headlining the ball of the year! But, we are pleased to add another headline act to the star-studded bill with Sub Focus confirmed to play the evening.

Best known for his single ‘Tidal Wave’ feat. Alpines, which has over 13.5 million views on YouTube, the drum and bass electronic DJ completes the headline acts for what is set to be the best Graduation Ball yet.

As well as top headliners, you can expect a whole host of entertainment … Read the rest

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22
Apr

Day Trippin’: Day-long getaways from Southampton

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Everyone loves a good holiday right? But we don’t always have the time or money for that five star trip to Paris. So why not explore what’s just on your doorstep? There are some great places to visit in and around Southampton so here’s a quick list of just a few!

1. Isle of Wight

Explore the Isle of Wight with just a quick ferry ride away! Once you’re there, there’s plenty to do (Trip Advisor’s got a great list here including coastal walks, zoos and even the odd dinosaur!

The Red Jet runs frequently throughout the week and prices … Read the rest

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13
Feb

10 Southampton places you NEED to visit

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While studying in Southampton, you have the perfect opportunity to explore a new city. After visiting the outlets that you have on your doorstep at the Students’ Union, you may want to branch out further afield. From the weird to the wonderful, here are some of the quirkier places to visit that you may not have come across before…

Southampton Reptile

Centre for snakes, geckos, chameleons…you name it! This UK exotic animal centre even sells the reptiles too. That python could make a perfect house pet – or not!

Opening times; Mon-Sat: 9:30-6pm Sunday: 10:30-4pm

12-14 Deacon Road, Southampton, SO19 … Read the rest

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