Coming to uni, you get so many opportunities to try new things, explore and be independent. Maybe before uni you had not cooked much before, or had the freedom in the kitchen to try cooking the things you want to. There are few times where you will have as much time, freedom or opportunity to try what you want. So, without further ado, here are a few of our best student cooking tips!
Olive oil makes everything 5 times more delicious
It’s easy to resort to super cheap cooking oil or butter to cook all of your food in, but … Read the rest
We want to make sure new and returning students are given a big welcome (or welcome back!) to uni this September, and ensure campus is a safe environment for everyone.
All SUSU’s buildings and venues paces on campus will have additional safety measures in place, such as hand sanitising stations and one-way systems. Our venues may have altered opening hours this term, check our website to see when we’re open: SUSU Places.
Please watch our short video below to find out how to visit us safely this term.
Your VP Welfare and Community Laura Barr tells you everything you need to know about our promise to not profit from menstrual products sold in The Shop.
What is this campaign all about?
“The move to make period products be at cost price and to stop the Union profiting from menstrual items is a statement to say that we do not support, or want to be complicit in, treating these necessary items as ‘products’ or ‘luxuries’.”
Why is this happening now?
“Now is as good a time as any. Really it should have happened years ago. If we want to … Read the rest
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).
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!
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
The holidays are nearly upon us and while you’re tucking into your roast spuds, we’ll be working like little elves ready to organise some great events and services for you in the New Year. But just like you, there will be days where we’ll need to take forty winks, preferably after a good roast. For those of you staying in Southampton over the winter break, we’re keeping The Stag’s open on the weekend of the 07 and 08 January 2017 for you to have a post-Christmas catch-up with your best ones.Take note of our opening times below for more dates … Read the rest