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 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
Huge congratulations to Football Beyond Borders, NurSoc and SUSUtv‘s Station Manager, Danny Rickard, who all received recognition for their hard work and dedication this year at the National Societies Awards 2018 on Tuesday 08 May. The awards they received are below:
Best Volunteering and Charity Society – Runner-Up – Football Beyond Borders
Most Improved Society – Runner-Up – Nursing Society
Individual Award for Outstanding Contribution – Runner-Up – Danny Rickard (SUSUtv Station Manager)
On the night, SUSUtv tweeted: “An AMAZING well done to our station manager for winning the Highly Commended for the National … Read the rest
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
Huge congratulations to SUSUtv, our student-run TV station, who took home four NaSTA’s 2018 Awards on Saturday 14 April!
Their awards were for:
- Win – Best Cinematography – ‘Live Your Life’
- Win – Best Documentary and Factual – ‘Pollution: Southampton’s Dirty Secret’
- Win – Best On Screen Talent – Lydia Pallot
- Highly commended – Station Marketing
The short film ‘Live Your Life’ also won Best Cinematography and the Audience Award at this year’s University of Southampton Student Film Festival.
Harry Gration (BBC Look North news anchor) judged the Best On Screen Talent Award, and was so impressed with … Read the rest
We are thrilled to announce three societies from our Union have received nominations in the National Societies Awards 2018, along with a student nomination for Individual Award for Outstanding Contribution.
Nominations recieved for Southampton are:
Danny Rickard, Station Manager of SUSUtv, has received a well-deserved nomination for Individual Award for Outstanding Contribution, for his dedicated work with SUSUtv.
Evie Reilly, VP DCI, says: “Congratulations to Danny, SUSUtv, Football Beyond Borders and NurSoc! I’m really pleased their hard work over … Read the rest
Congratulations to the Union’s media teams who have recently been nominated in national awards ceremonies. Wessex Scene and The Edge have been nominated for five awards in the Student Publication Association Awards 2018, whilst Surge Radio have been nominated for seven I Love Student Radio Awards 2018. SUSUtv have also submitted their show reel entry for Best Freshers’ Content 2017/18 to the National Student Television Association Awards 2018.
Wessex Scene, our official student-run magazine, received SPA Award nominations for:
- Best Interview – Alice Hearing’s interview with Jon Sopel
- Best Feature – Linnea Lagerstead’s powerful piece ‘
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It’s been an incredibly successful weekend for our student television station, SUSUtv, who have won an impressive 4 awards at the NaSTA People’s Choice Awards 2017. They were also Highly Commended in another 2 categories.
SUSUtv won in the following categories: On-Screen Talent Award (Tom Pethick), Unsung Hero Award (Dave Williams), Technical Innovation Award (Developing VT Manager) and Content Innovation Award (Women in Sport Live). They were Highly Commended for the Live Award (EU Referendum Live) and the Open Award, for their hilarious piece titled “Where do Snowmen Go in the Summer?”.
Alex Smith, SUSUtv’s Station Manager, says: “SUSUtv … Read the rest
You may remember reading our recent blog post, calling for nominations for the National Societies Awards.
Following a flurry of nominations, we are delighted to announce that our student-run television station, SUSUtv have been shortlisted for Best Media Society.
Head of Publicity, Tara Granea comments, “Everyone here at the station is absolutely delighted with this nomination! We’ve been working so hard all year and, although we don’t do it for the awards, it’s such a great feeling to see everyone’s effort pay off. We’re very grateful!”
The awards, due to take place on Friday 19 May at the … Read the rest
Our very own student television station, SUSUtv, has achieved Highly Commended at National Student Television Association Awards (NaSTAs) 2017 on Saturday.
The team received the recognition for their entry, ‘Blind Love’ in the ‘Best Writing’ Category at the awards ceremony, held in Birmingham.
The film, written and directed by Tom Pethick, tells the story of a young man, Horatio, as he is forced to make the decision between love and sight as his vision grows increasingly weaker the more time he spends with the girl he loves.
Tom comments, “At it’s core, the piece is about the simple decision between … Read the rest
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