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12
Sep

Getting around in Southampton

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You’ve arrived at the University of Southampton, and you’re finally here in the big city of Southampton! But how can you get around and explore everything you want to? Here are a few top tips from us…

Bus

The Unilink bus is the perfect way to get to and from campus. If you’re living in Halls in Southampton, good news! You’ll automatically get a free Unilink bus pass. This also gives you access to the city’s Bluestar buses, so it’s a great way to begin exploring Southampton and beyond. To buy a pass or to discuss your options, pop … 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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23
Sep

Your last chance to get your Master Pass for #SotonFreshers – unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

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HURRY! #SotonFreshers 2016 is TOMORROW! This is your last chance to get your Master Pass!

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 … Read the rest

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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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22
Apr

Day Trippin’: Day-long getaways from Southampton

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Everyone loves a good holiday right? But we don’t always have the time or money for that five star trip to Paris. So why not explore what’s just on your doorstep? There are some great places to visit in and around Southampton so here’s a quick list of just a few!

1. Isle of Wight

Explore the Isle of Wight with just a quick ferry ride away! Once you’re there, there’s plenty to do (Trip Advisor’s got a great list here including coastal walks, zoos and even the odd dinosaur!

The Red Jet runs frequently throughout the week and prices … Read the rest

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12
Apr

Safety Bus is back for the summer term

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The Safety Bus will recommence journeys from Monday 18th April between 8pm-6am, until Wednesday 1st June.

The bus works by dropping off students directly to their doors after a night out for just £1.50.

Find out more about how you can stay safe on a night out here.

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14
Mar

University Travel Plan – Last week to complete it

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You may remember a couple of weeks ago, we asked you to complete the University’s 2016 Student Travel Survey. This is a survey which asks you about your travel habits to find out how they have changed compared to 2013.

The results are used to inform the University’s Travel Plan, which will look at ways in which the University can be more sustainable. For example, last year there were over 5 million journeys on Uni-link buses and our Bike Doctor Service repaired more than 1,000 staff and student bikes.

The survey is open until midnight on 18th March, … Read the rest

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22
Feb

University’s Student Travel Survey

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The University carry out a student travel survey to find out how student travel habits have changed over time. The results will help inform the University’s Travel Plan, which seeks to provide good, sustainable transport links between University Campuses. For example, last year there were over 5 million journeys on Uni-link buses and our Bike Doctor Service repaired more than 1,000 staff and student bikes. Results of the survey will be reported in the Plan.

If you complete it, you will have the option to enter a prize draw to win either one of five £50 West Quay vouchers, … Read the rest

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03
Feb

WSA: Chinese New Year

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You have asked us for more events and activities to be based in Winchester, so with the Chinese New Year coming up this Monday (8th February), we have organised a celebration in the WSA Cafe between 3-5pm.

You can expect to sample the delights of some traditional Chinese delicacies including dumplings, plus enjoy lots of sweets and refreshments. Prepare to be entertained by Chinese dancing and you can even try your hand at some Chinese calligraphy.

The best part, is all of this is completely FREE, courtesy of your Students’ Union.

Remember that although this event is held in Winchester, … Read the rest

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20
Jan

WSA: FREE Transport for Refreshers’ events

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Our mission statement is to “unlock the potential and enrich the lives of every student”. This means that we want every student to have the opportunity to take part in everything that we run. Therefore, we have arranged for FREE transport for Winchester School of Art students during Refreshers’ Week, so you can celebrate the end of hand-ins and kick off the year with some great times with your friends.

Here is the timetable…

WSA Refreshers’ Free Transport Timetable

    Outgoing Journey Return Journey
Name of Event Date Pick-up Location Time Pick-up Location  Time
Bloc Party Tuesday 26th Jan Erasmus Park,
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