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02
Jul

Our Summer Opening Hours

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Staying with us over the summer? Thanks for not leaving us! Please find our summer opening hours here.

All outlets will be closed unless stated below. All outlets will also be closed on Monday 26 August for a Bank Holiday. Everything will be back open as normal from Monday 23 September 2019.

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28
Jun

The Cafe now open later in new trial

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In response to student feedback, The Cafe will now be open later during The Shop’s reduced opening hours over the Summer period.

The Cafe will now be open for business between 16:00 and 19:00 for students to buy sandwiches, snacks, drinks and more. Hot food won’t be served however, this can still be purchased from either The Bridge or The Stag’s.

This is a trial running until 17 July to determine if there is enough demand to keep it open permanently. You can find the Cafe on level 3 of the SUSU building (Building 42).

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06
Apr

Graduation: How to Get Your Hands on Robes and Mortarboards

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Graduation is on the horizon! We can’t wait to come together and celebrate this momentous occasion as you receive your well-earned academic degree. This is an exciting event, but we understand that you might be a little confused about how to get your hands on that fancy robe and mortarboard we’re sure you’ve always longed to wear.

Without the correct attire, you’ll not be allowed to attend the ceremony, and we definitely don’t want that!

You have to place your order online from J. Wippell & Co Ltd. This is our official – and ONLY – supplier, and you … Read the rest

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01
Apr

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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01
Apr

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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16
Nov

Celebrate Christmas at our Union

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Whether you are missing your family’s home-cooking or you want to try some traditional British Christmas cuisine – join us for the most wonderful time of the year.

The Bridge are now accepting bookings for Christmas dinners prepared by our Michelin-trained chef. You can view the full menu at www.unionsouthampton.org/christmas 

Book a table by emailing events@unionsouthampton.org

If you prefer a more informal atmosphere or you just want to stop off for a quicker lunch, we will also be serving a traditional roast dinner with all the festive trimmings at The Cafe on:

  • Wednesday 30 November
  • Wednesday 07 December
  • Wednesday 14
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21
Sep

Hurry! It’s 3 days til #SotonFreshers – www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

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HURRY! Tickets to #SotonFreshers are selling fast! If you don’t want to miss out on the only Official University of Southampton Freshers’, get your tickets as soon as possible from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

Don’t forget, that with our Master Pass, you have all this to look forward to:

Welcome Party with Chris Stark and Drop Division – Saturday 24, Sunday 25, Monday 26 September (different dates for each halls)
Foam Party – Thursday 29, Friday 30 and Saturday 30 September (different dates for each halls)
Bloc Party – Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September
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20
Sep

Four Days until Freshers’

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HURRY! Tickets to #SotonFreshers are selling fast! If you don’t want to miss out on the only Official University of Southampton Freshers’, get your tickets as soon as possible from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

Don’t forget, that with our Master Pass, you have all this to look forward to:

Welcome Party with Chris Stark and Drop Division – Saturday 24, Sunday 25, Monday 26 September (different dates for each halls)
Foam Party – Thursday 29, Friday 30 and Saturday 30 September (different dates for each halls)
Bloc Party – Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September
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16
Sep

#SotonQandA Round-Up – Everything you wanted to know

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We held the second part in our series of live Q&As on Wednesday, where you took to Twitter using the hashtag #SotonQandA to ask us everything you wanted to know about student life and Freshers’. Our Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley joined us to answer your questions. Here’s a quick round-up of what happened…

  1. You asked us about free bus passes for Freshers’ in Halls and yes, you lucky lot do indeed get free access to Unilink bus passes if you are in Halls of Residences. You’ll find this is a great way to get around the city efficiently (especially if
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24
Aug

Master Pass FAQs

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have heard that we have released our #SotonFreshers Master Pass. This is your ticket to the ultimate University of Southampton Freshers’ experience. Some of you have got in touch to ask us more about our Freshers’ programme, so we have compiled the most common questions and answered them right here…

  • Which events are included in the Master Pass?

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