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17
Aug

Freshers’ 2018 Line-Up Announced

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We are thrilled to announce our Freshers’ 2018 line-up – it’s set to be our biggest and best Freshers yet!

Freshers’ Week kicks off with our Welcome Festivals (Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September, £12 per night), featuring Chris Stark from BBC Radio 1 Adrian Murphy and Retrojam. This is the perfect chance to party with your new flatmates and say one HUGE hello to thousands of Freshers’!

Then every night from Monday 24 to Friday 28 September our Union will transform into the only place to be this Freshers’. Tickets are ONLY £5 per night and give you access … Read the rest

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11
Oct

Big Night Out Thursday – Don’t miss it!

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Let’s celebrate the end of Freshers’ with a Big Night Out! Hurry, it’s on Thursday and tickets are flying from the Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice!

Get acquainted with Southampton nightlife and visit many of the different bars and clubs that you will have met at our Freshers’ Fayre.

If you don’t want to miss it, hurry and get your tickets at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

After an incredible intro into student life complete with our packed Freshers’ programme, grab your housemates on Thursday 13 October and join 5,000 other students to tour 10 of Southampton’s finest bars and clubs in … Read the rest

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07
Sep

Freshers’ 2016: Silent Disco

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Don your headphones and sing as loud as you please at our Freshers’ Silent Disco.

In the ultimate student ice breaker, you can listen to your favourite tunes and show off those dance moves with your new friends. – without saying a word.

We want you all to be included, so we are holding two separate nights, each assigned to different Halls of Residence and for everyone else (including our returning students), you have our Private Rented option.

Don’t forget that you can still buy tickets for Freshers’, even if you’re not sure where you will be living yet. We … Read the rest

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05
Sep

Freshers’ 2016: It’s going to be a Big Night Out

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Get acquainted with Southampton nightlife

Navigating Southampton’s nightlife has been a hot topic amongst many of you on our social media sites and during our Twitter #SotonQandA, but we have the ultimate solution to help you seek out the entertainment hotspots and clubbing favourites.

After an incredible intro into student life complete with our packed Freshers’ programme, grab your housemates on Thursday 13 October and join 5,000 other students to tour 10 of Southampton’s finest bars and clubs in the city’s biggest crawl.

For just £12 a ticket, or FREE entry with our Freshers’ Master Pass, you can … Read the rest

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02
Jun

Eddie Izzard #StandUpForEurope – A look back

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“My message to all students is please register [to vote] by the 07 June. That is the date, because otherwise older people will be deciding your future for you on the 23 June. You’ve got to register by the 07 June. It’s your decision. It’s your life. You’re going to have a big long future. The opportunities in Europe are there for you. Low cost flights, free roaming charges, healthcare all across Europe is right there now. It could be taken away from you so get registered before the 07 June and vote remain on the 23 June”.

  • Eddie Izzard,
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24
May

An Audience with Eddie Izzard – Free transport confirmed

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We have organised for comedian, charity activist and ultra marathon runner, Eddie Izzard to talk about his views on the EU Referendum to encourage you to register to vote ahead of the 07 June deadline.

The event, held at Switch Southampton, will feature a talk from the comedian and charity activist, before a Q&A session where the audience will be able to pose their questions for Eddie to answer.

Vice-President Engagement, Hannah Talbot, says, “We want students to understand the arguments surrounding the EU Referendum and to feel empowered to vote. The UK is the 2nd largest beneficiary of … Read the rest

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20
Mar

Summer Events 2016: What you’ve got to look forward to

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While you’re off on your Easter holidays, we are planning lots of exciting events and activities for the summer. From end of year Balls, BBQs and club nights, the events calendar is looking packed and you’re invited…

Special Events

Athletic Union (AU) Ball – 29th April

Celebrate the achievements of the Athletic Union, including Team Southampton’s Varsity 2016 win with an end of year Ball held at the Ageas Bowl.  Tickets are due to go on sale from the Box Office on 22nd April.

Intra-Mural (IM) Ball – 4th May

Aside from Team Southampton, we have lots of sports teams … Read the rest

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12
Mar

How to Save Money in Southampton: Transport and Nights Out

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Welcome to the third and final blog in our series about how you can save money in Southampton. We have covered how to save money on shopping/food and energy in your house, but finally this blog focuses on transport and nights out. As essential as it is, it can drain your cash pretty quickly, so check out our tips to help you to keep hold of your pennies. If you’ve got any advice that you think would help other students, then please get in touch via our Twitter page @yoursusu.

Transport

Transport can be a large expense, especially with … Read the rest

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01
Mar

Big Night Out is back for St. Patrick’s Day

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Every student in Southampton’s favourite night out is back!

Don your t-shirt, grab your friends and join thousands of other students for the city’s BIGGEST bar and club crawl…and this time it’s with a St. Paddy’s Day theme!

After the success of the Halloween BNO, which saw 5,000 of you tear up the streets of Southampton to party the night away, we decided to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style with a suitably great (and green!) night to remember. You can expect LOADS of free Guinness giveaways, live bands and plenty of Irish charm!

When: Thursday 17th March

Where: 10 … Read the rest

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