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18
Jun

Glen Eyre says Farewell to their 2017-18 residents

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Glen Eyre held The Big Summer Farewell on Friday afternoon, and what an afternoon it turned out to be! With free ice-cream and burgers, inflatables, competitive games, live music and a photo booth, there was plenty to make our way around. Best of all, the sun decided to join the party, encouraging everyone to embrace the start of summer. Despite the large amount of students who have already headed home for the holidays, there was a great turnout and wonderful atmosphere. There were some fantastic and helpful stalls for students to browse, including representatives from Student Life, The Advice CentreRead the rest

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30
Apr

Summer Elections 2018: Nominations Open

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Nominations are now open in the Summer Elections 2018!

This is a brilliant opportunity to develop your skills whilst working with a student-led charity organisation to represent our members and make positive changes to student life. The roles are part-time, meaning they can fit alongside your studies nicely – they will help boost your CV, too! The positions we are looking to fill are:


Academic Roles:

  • School Presidents
  • Department Presidents

By-elected Student Leaders:

  • Arts and Humanities Faculty Officer
  • Halls Officer
  • Housing Officer
  • Intra-Mural Officer
  • Student Enterprise Officer

WSA Committee Roles:

  • WSA International Officer
  • WSA Social Events Officer
  • WSA Welfare Officer
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03
Mar

WSA End of Term BBQ Decoration Making

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Fancy a break from work on Tuesday?

Members of our Marketing and Communications team are heading over to WSA between 11:00-14:00 as part of our fortnightly visits to the Winchester campus in order to host a decoration-making stall for the End of Term BBQ.

Last year, we made pom poms out of tissue paper to hang in the trees outside the WSA Cafe, which we have to say, looked pretty effective!

This year, we would like to make windmills to decorate the grassy area – all will be revealed later as to why we want windmills when we announce the … Read the rest

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21
Feb

WSA Summer Ball: Date and Theme Announced

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We are delighted to announce that the WSA Summer Ball 2017 will be held on Friday 05 May.

The theme will be ‘Moulin Rouge’, as chosen by students in our recent survey.

Tickets will be available to buy from Monday 06 March from the Union Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

Last year’s event was a huge success, with over 150 students from Winchester School of Art attending the Great Gatsby themed night at Winchester Guildhall.

The location and details of what to expect on the night will be announced very soon on our official Facebook event.… Read the rest

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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

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09
Aug

Free sports, Karaoke and films for you

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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 09 August – Snooker

  • 17.30-20.00
  • Level 3, Building 42, Highfield campus

They say the centre of the table is your friend, but in our case, you’ll be the centre of your social circle with our free snooker night. Meet us at the entrance to the Union and we’ll show you the way.

Wednesday 10 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 19:00 – 22:00
  • Jubilee Sports Hall
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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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11
Jul

Sounds of Summer: Surge BBQ Playlist Takeover

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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

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07
Jul

Closer to The Edge: A Brief History of Your Entertainment Magazine

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With a new (academic) year nearly upon us, we caught up with Anneka Honeyball, Editor of The Edge (editor@theedgesusu.co.uk) in her first blog takeover to find out why she thinks you should get involved with our student-led entertainment magazine.

Though my degree is, of course, what I’m here for, a fundamental part of my University experience has been in the societies I have joined. Of the 300 student groups and societies available at Southampton, the society I chose to dedicate the majority of my time, effort and unending passion to was The Edge – the Union’s leading entertainment magazine of … Read the rest

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05
Jul

Union Films over the summer

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Our Pre-sessional programme of events is back and what better way to welcome our summer students, than to open up our cinema for four screenings of some of the latest blockbuster films.

Look out for:

Ant-Man

  • Saturday 09 July
  • 20:00

A con artist named Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) gets a shot at redemption when his mentor (Michael Douglas) asks him to protect a superpowered suit. Donning the stunning technology, which shrinks him down to minuscule size, he fights off villains seeking to steal the invention, and organizes a heist that could save the world. Peyton Reed directs this high-octane superhero … Read the rest

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