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World Mental Health Day: Mind Society

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10th October is World Mental Health Day, an annual day recognised by The World Health Organisation to provide an opportunity for those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done. This year’s theme, chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world’.

As a Students’ Union, young people’s mental health and well being is so important to us. We would like to take this World Mental Health Day to talk about the work being done and the work left to do.Read the rest

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Our Summer Opening Hours

» 20 June 2018 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Our Summer Opening Hours

Staying with us over the summer? Please find our summer opening hours below!

All outlets will be closed unless stated below. All outlets will also be closed on Monday 27 August for a Bank Holiday. Everything will be back open as normal from Monday 24 September 2018.

The Union

Mondays – Fridays: 08:00 – 20:00

Saturdays and Sundays: CLOSED

Open Days 06 and 07 July: 08:00 – 20:00

Open Days 08 and 09 September: 08:00 – 20:00

Welcome Weekend 22 and 23 September: 08:00 – 23:30

The Shop

Mondays – Fridays: 08:30 – 16:30

Saturdays and Sundays: CLOSED

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The Bridge: An Update!

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Hello everyone! Samuel Dedman here, your Vice-President Education for 2017/18. Part of my role concerns itself with study spaces around our campuses, and it is off the back of that that I come to you with an update about The Bridge. This has been an area of some debate over the past year, and so I’m here with what I believe is a solution which benefits everyone.

As VP Education I’m keen to see as much study space as possible made available around our campuses, and indeed within our own Union buildings. First and foremost, The Bridge is our … Read the rest

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You Made Change – The Bridge Laptop Free Zone

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Hi everyone – it’s your friendly neighbourhood Union President here with an update on the laptop free zone in The Bridge!

We’ve had a lot of engagement through You Make Change submissions and social media about the laptop-free zone in the Bridge. It’s been so great to have so much feedback on an issue that really matters to students, and it means we can make better decisions that benefit you!

Therefore, from 01 November 2017, The Bridge will be a laptop-free zone between the hours of 11:00 and 14:00, a solution suggested in many of your You … Read the rest

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Grad Ball: Music, Memories and More across Multiple Union Venues

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We are delighted to announce some more details of our secret set-up for Graduation Ball 2017 across multiple Union Venues.

Our buildings will be transformed into a formal evening venue, ready for you to celebrate your time at University where it all began.

Make the most of your time with your friends by enjoying a tipple and acoustic sounds live on the Redbrick area, as you enjoy champagne, prosecco and a food fair.

Head down to Bar 2, where we will transport you to an ethereal atmosphere in our Shisha Garden.

The Bridge will become home to a Silent Disco … Read the rest

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APRIL FOOLS’: The Union to stop selling pain au chocolat due to Brexit

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You may have read our previous blog claiming that pain au chocolat, croissants and brioche pastry products in Union outlets due to Brexit. However, we can now happily reveal that this was in fact an April Fools’ Day joke.

Pâtisserie Paradis is a completely made up company and we continue to enjoy a great relationship with our suppliers.

You can rest assured that our pastry products will still be supplied to The Shop, The Bridge and The Café as normal. Phew!

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The Union to stop selling pain au chocolat due to Brexit

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We will no longer be selling pain au chocolat, croissants and brioche pastry products in our Union outlets due to the recent government decision to trigger Article 50 to begin the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

The French company, Pâtisserie Paradis, that has been supplying The Shop, The Bridge and The Café for over 20 years, will sadly be bidding the Union farewell as we regrettably agree to leave our contract. The decision was made following the news that the French President intends to delay trade negotiations until after Brexit on 29 March 2019. Unfortunately, this has caused a … Read the rest

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Chortle Comedy Awards come to The Bridge

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The Chortle Student Comedy Awards is coming to The Bridge tomorrow night from 19:00.

The awards gives young student comedians a chance to get exposure for their stand-up comedy routines. Comedians such as the Inbetweeners’ Simon Bird, Chris Ramsey, Joe Lycett, Tom Rosenthal, Ian Stirling and Tom Deacon have all launched their careers at the acclaimed awards.

If you’re interested in comedy or you fancy a night off the library to have a good laugh with friends, why not join us?! You can get tickets for just £4 from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice or £6 including nachos.

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Refreshers’: 2 Days to Go

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You have just 2 days to until Refreshers’ 2017!

So many of you said that you thought Freshers’ went too quickly, so we’re giving you another opportunity to relax and refresh!

For just £25 for a wristband, you can expect entry to all this for FREE:
– Plus discounted food deals throughout the city all week!!

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

Join thousands of students for a venue crawl getting you into the hottest bars and clubs in Southampton.
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Refreshers’: 3 Days to Go – Ticket Collection and Transport

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HURRY and get your passes! It’s only three days until Refreshers’

So many of you said that you thought Freshers’ went too quickly, so we’re giving you another opportunity to relax and refresh!

Early-birds have now sold out, but if you aren’t one of the jammy students who has already got their ticket, fear not! We’re offering standard passes and individual tickets from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

This is what you can look forward to:

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

Join … Read the rest

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