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26
Nov

SUSUtv are Going Live for Charity

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SUSUtv will be broadcasting live for six hours as part of ‘Big Live’, a 24-hour live stream fundraising event on Friday 30 November 2018.

KTV (Kent Union’s student TV station) are hosting a 24-hour live stream for the charity ‘Books 2 Africa‘, which was set up by University of Kent Alumni. KTV are collaborating with Forge TV at the University of Sheffield, and our very own SUSUtv!

The full live stream of Big Live will run from the afternoon of Friday 30 November to the afternoon of the Saturday 01 December. SUSUtv will be broadcasting for a six … Read the rest

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04
Sep

Clubs and Societies: Explained

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You’ve arrived at University of Southampton, and you want to try something new – but with 300+ societies offered here at the Students’ Union it can get a little confusing. Whether it’s our sustainability groups that spark your interest, charity societies or creative industries, there is a club or society for everyone! We’ve put together this handy guide of what to expect from at Bunfight on Wednesday 26 September, 2018…


Performing Arts

Performing Arts encompasses all of our performance societies. They fall into four categories: Theatrical, Dance, Music and Technical. There is no need to be a West End … Read the rest

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10
May

Media Ball 2018 – the winners!

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On Monday 07 May we celebrated another year of fantastic talent, hard work and dedication shown from our student media groups at the Media Ball 2018. This year the ball was held at the Southampton Harbour Hotel and was a very glamorous occasion!

 

Congratulations to all the students who received Media Ball 2018 Awards. A full list of winners is below:

Best News Coverage: Jake Willis and the Surge News Team

Best Interview: Lydia Pallot Union Election Candidate Interviews (SUSUtv)

Best Review: Sophie Jones’ Twin Peaks Review

Best Broadcast Feature: SUSUtv Fresher’s Coverage

Best Print Feature: James Barker … Read the rest

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17
Nov

Surge Win Silver at Student Radio Awards 2017

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Huge congratulations are in order for Surge Radio, our student-run radio station, who won two Silver awards at the 2017 Student Radio Awards: Best Multi-platform Initiative and Best Live Event or Outside Broadcast.

Both awards were for Surge’s brilliant live coverage of the RAG (Raise and Give) 2016 Jailbreak, an event where students aim to travel as far from Southampton as possible without spending any money, fundraising as they go. Surge covered the event live for 36 hours, keeping track of 30 teams on their adventures.

Surge’s Station Manager, Xavier Voight-Hill, says: “It was a fantastic … Read the rest

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19
Apr

Surge Radio broadcasts live show at the legendary Abbey Road Studios

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Surge Radio broadcast a series of special live sessions at the world-famous Abbey Road Studios in London on Thursday.

Our student-run station were recording live between 12:00-16:00 via their website at www.surgeradio.co.uk.

Local musicians joined the team to perform live on the show, including Portsmouth-based singer-songwriter, Jerry Williams and Will Joseph Cook, an indie solo artist with several million streams on Spotify.

Surge were offered the opportunity to broadcast at the world-renowned studio, following the discovery of a rare ‘BTR (British Tape Recorder) Workhouse Tape Machine’ found at the station’s previous recording studio at Glen Eyre Halls. The studio … Read the rest

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27
Mar

Surge Radio smash their Comic Relief fundraising target by nearly DOUBLE at 48 Hour Marathon

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Surge Radio has raised £863.40 for Comic Relief, at their annual 48 hour broadcasting marathon on Thursday – Saturday.

The total nearly doubled their initial fundraising goal of £480 for the charity.

The marathon, which was broadcast live outside the Union building on the Redbrick, started at 00:00 on Thursday, ending 48 hours later at 00:00 on Saturday 25 March.

The shows featured a series of competitions, on-air challenges, and games, including an appearance from BBC Radio 1 DJ and Surge alumna, Chris Stark, who tuned in on Thursday morning to offer the team motivation and a donation of £100.… Read the rest

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21
Mar

The Student Film Festival 2017 Launches on Thursday

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The Student Film Festival returns to Union Films this Thursday.

The student-led event is set to begin at 18:00, featuring screenings from the sixteen shortlisted films at the black tie evening.

There are ten awards up for grabs including:

🎬 Best Film

🎬 Audience Award

🎬 Best Director

🎬 Best Editor

🎬 Best Cinematography

🎬 Best Actress

🎬 Best Actor

🎬 Best Music

🎬 Best Sound

🎬 Best Screenplay

The films will be judged by a panel of students and lecturers from the University’s Film Department including: Hollie Geraghty (Film Editor for The Edge), Ben Robins (Film graduate from the … Read the rest

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11
Nov

Surge Radio wins two Student Radio Awards (SRAs)

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Our very own student-run radio station, Surge Radio, has won a gold and a silver award following three nominations at last night’s 2016 Student Radio Awards (SRAs) at the Indigo at the O2, London.
The nominations were announced on Wednesday 12 October, with Surge receiving three nominations: Best Entertainment Programme with ‘The Lowdown with Tom Cross’ (Gold Award) and ‘Don’t Touch Me I’m Famous’ and Best Male – Tom Cross (Silver Award).
The SRAs are an annual awards ceremony run by the Student Radio Association, where student radio stations across the UK are recognised for the work they do … Read the rest

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09
Nov

U.S. Election – Results are in!

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After months of bitter campaigning, yesterday the U.S. finally went to the polls to choose their 45th President. Last night, as polls closed and counting began, legions of students joined Wessex Scene and Surge at The Stag’s to eagerly await the results. After a nail-biting night, we can now announce that Donald Trump won with 278 against 218 electoral college votes!

A big thank you to Wessex Scene and Surge for their overnight coverage of the results, and to everyone who joined them for the occasion.

Don’t forget to let us know what you make of the results – … Read the rest

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03
Nov

U.S. Presidential Elections – Watch the results at The Stag’s

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Will Hillary clinch it or will America play their Trump card?

We’ve teamed up with Wessex Scene and Surge to show the U.S. Presidential Elections results at The Stag’s.

Find out the results with us on Tuesday 08 November from 20:00.

Join our official Facebook event.… Read the rest

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