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17
Jan

Six Nations this February

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How some people see February v How we see February:

That’s February’s plans sorted then.

Join us to watch the following fixtures on the big screen at The Bridge:

Saturday 04 February
🏆 Scotland v Ireland at BT Murrayfield Stadium Edinburgh 14:25
🏆 England v France at Twickenham Stadium London 16:50

Sunday 05 February 2017
🏆 Italy v Wales at Stadio Olimpico Rome 14:00 (GMT)

Saturday 11 February 2017
🏆 Italy v Ireland at Stadio Olimpico Rome 14:25 (GMT)
🏆 Wales v England at Principality Stadium Cardiff 16:50

Sunday 12 February 2017
🏆 France v Scotland at Stade de France … Read the rest

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24
Nov

Creative Industries Careers Sessions – new events added

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Monday sees the start of Creative Industries Careers Sessions – a host of events and networking opportunities to help give you a step towards your chosen career in the Creative Industries and we have added more events to the programme!

Are you interested in a career in the Creative Industries? Whether you want to become an artist, writer, actor or you are interested in the technical side of production and behind-the-scenes work, we are here to help.

Browse our events below and make sure you pre-register for all sessions on our Eventbrite (all sessions are free).

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21
Nov

Our Union appears on ITV’s Off Their Rockers

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Last Sunday, our Union appeared on ITV’s comedy sketch show Off Their Rockers.
Filming for the secret camera prank programme started in 2015, with camera crews visiting our Union during Freshers’ week in October last year.
The show’s characters targets unsuspecting members of the public using hidden cameras to film their reactions.
The programme, which aired on Sunday 20 November at 18:30 on ITV is available via catch up on the ITV Hub. (Don’t forget that you now need a TV licence to access the show).

If you got pranked, get in touch with us @union_soton to tell us … Read the rest

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18
Nov

Xmas Ball: Stars of Channel 4’s Gogglebox Stephen and Chris confirmed

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We are delighted to announce that stars of Channel 4’s Gogglebox Stephen and Chris are confirmed at Christmas Ball 2016!

They will be serving drinks for you during the evening as part of ‘Stars behind Bars’ at The Diner.

The announcement comes after DJs Philip George, Drop Division and Jenova Collective were announced earlier this week.

Early-bird tickets have already sold out for the event. Standard tickets are available from the Box Office at  www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice for £12 each.

You can view the full line-up on our official Facebook event.… Read the rest

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14
Nov

SUSUtv and Wessex Films win seven awards at Southampton Film Festival

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Massive congratulations to SUSUtv and Wessex Films for winning a total of seven awards for their films submitted as part of the Exposure Filmmakers 48 Hour Film Challenge at last month’s Southampton Film Week.

SUSUtv has been awarded ‘Best Editor’ for their submission Sentence of Sentience that tells the story of an AI who is given 24 hours to live as a human.

Wessex Films took home six awards for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best SFX, Best Actor and Best Actress.

Twenty teams of up to six crew members were given 48 hours to create a short film … Read the rest

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23
Sep

The Edge and SUSUtv launch an exciting new screenplay competition

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The Edge Editor, Anneka Honeyball talks to us about an exciting new screenplay competition in this week’s blog takeover…

Are you a budding screenwriter with some time on your hands this summer? Do you have an idea for a short film that you’d love to see realised by two national award-winning media departments? Well, if so, you’re in luck because The Edge and SUSUtv have teamed up to launch an exciting new screenplay competition!

As two of the most entertainment-based Union groups on campus, we love seeing new stories and ideas brought to life for others to enjoy – which … Read the rest

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04
Aug

TV Licences on Demand

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Are you partial to a bit of iPlayer? Do you spend hours catching up with the latest BBC series on your tablet after a day at the library?

While you will still be able to watch all the telly greats, the law regarding TV licences is changing from 01 September 2016. This means that you will need to buy a TV licence to download or watch any BBC programmes on demand. 

Make sure you don’t get caught out or you risk prosecution and a fine of up to ÂŁ1,000 plus any legal costs and/or compensation you may be ordered to … Read the rest

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18
Jul

Telly Addicts: The Edge’s top TV picks

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Editor of The Edge, Anneka Honeyball, offers a few suggestions for shows worthy of binge-watching over the summer holidays.

The art of binge-watching is a skill that every student comes to perfect during their studies. With the rise of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, we have been given the perfect excuse to procrastinate by whittling down our time, episode by episode. But during the summer, we are given that very rare opportunity wherein the art of binge-watching is more or less guilt-free. With no impending essays or exams to revise for, now is the time for you … Read the rest

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06
Apr

SUSUtv have been highly commended for two NaSTA Awards

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Our very own student-led television station, SUSUtv, have been Highly Commended at this year’s NaSTA (National Student Television Association) Awards.

The team were recognised for Best Live coverage for this year’s SUSU Elections Night Live and Engineering student Will Garside was Highly Commended for Best Documentary Award for Radar – Britain’s Shield, about the history of the spitfire and its first flight from Southampton airport. Garside’s documentary has previously Best Direction award at the SUSUtv Student Film Festival.

The NaSTA awards have been considered a prestigious accolade to student media outlets for over forty years. As well as … Read the rest

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23
Feb

Society Spotlight: Meet CrimSoc

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Formed in December 2014, CrimSoc have rapidly grown to a healthy 330 members. When they’re not visiting crime museums and prisons, you can find them hanging out to watch the latest episode of CSI or The Bridge. We caught up with CrimSoc President, Kamil, to find out more…

Describe your society and what it is you do:

The society was created to give a space to Criminology students and all other people interested in topics like crime, forensics and investigation. We organise trips to seminars at the University of Oxford, trips to courts, crime museums and much more. We also … Read the rest

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