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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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30
Aug

#SotonQandA – Everything you want to know about Freshers’

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We know this can be a confusing time period for a lot of you, and so last week we held a Q&A on our @Union_Soton Twitter account to answer some of your questions! Below is a quick recap of all that was asked in this particular Q&A, using the hashtag #SotonQandA. If there is something you would like to know which you can’t see here, join us for our next #SotonQandA on Wednesday 14 September between 13:00-15:00…

Q 1

 

 

Food is a very important part of student life, our VP Engagement Dan Varley answers Enrique’s question, and you can check … Read the rest

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25
Aug

Twitter Q & A – Ask us anything #SotonQandA

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We understand that there is a lot to take in during the lead up to Freshers’. From events to accommodation, your head is likely to be filled with questions and anticipation about how it will all pan out.

That’s where we come in.

As a University of Southampton student, you are automatically a member of Union Southampton. That means we are here to support you from the moment you enrol here. That’s why we are offering you the opportunity to ask us anything you would like to know at our live tweet Q and A sessions.

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07
Aug

Tweet our leaders: Our Full-Time Officers Twitter Accounts

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Do you really know what our Full-Time Officers are doing day-to-day? To help you gain an insight into what our Officers get up to while you’re in lectures, they’ve launched their very own Twitter accounts. Ask them for progress on projects at the click of a button and get a chance to snoop into the world of University meetings and events planning, as it happens.

Follow Friday #FF

  • Union President – Alex Hovden @SotonPres
  • Vice-President Democracy & Creative Industries – Cameron Meldrum @SotonVPDCI
  • Vice-President Engagement – Dan Varley @SotonVPEngage
  • Vice-President Education – Elliot Grater @SotonVPEd
  • Vice-President Sports Development – Tom
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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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15
Jun

Our Social Media Accounts are Moving…

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Our recent rebrand is now in full swing and you may have noticed new signage popping up all over our buildings. In addition, our transition to the new brand across our social media channels is almost complete, and this Friday (17 June) we’ll be fully moving over across to our new Facebook pages. Below is a quick reminder of our new pages and where you can access the information that matters to you. Make sure you get liking before we make the big move this Friday.

Union Southampton

Union Southampton – WSA 

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20
May

Our Social Media channels have had a makeover…

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Our transition to Union Southampton is now in full swing and, as part of this, we now have all-new Facebook pages in line with our new brand. Our existing ‘SUSU’ Facebook pages will be remaining live until Friday 17 June.

New Facebook pages

For news and information on everything happening at Union Southampton, ‘like’ our new Union Southampton page.

For Winchester students, you can find all things WSA on our new Union Southampton – WSA page.

Opportunities, Places, Representation, Support

We’ve also introduced four new Facebook pages based on our key areas. This means it will be easier … Read the rest

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29
Mar

Easy Recipes on a Budget: Basic Homemade Tomato Pasta Sauce

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If you’re strapped for cash and you want to maintain a healthy diet, all is not lost! Despite what you may think, it is possible to eat relatively healthily without breaking the bank. Try out our healthy bolognese recipe which will keep your wallet fat and your wait trim! We have aimed to keep the recipe content as flexible as possible for you to adapt to dietary requirements and budget.

Ingredients

These are the basic ingredients for a tomato sauce:

  • A tablespoonful of oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Pepper
  • 1 Tin of tomatoes

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23
Jan

Easy Tips for Saving Money as a Student

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Being a student comes with many opportunities, which can make it difficult to live life on a shoe-string. We’ve compiled some of our top tips to help you save money.

Budget during the first week of term

Making a budget early on will prevent you from blowing your entire savings in just a few weeks. It’s easy to get complacent especially when your student loan comes in so make sure you plan carefully!

If in doubt, download a free app! There are loads of budgeting apps but The Telegraph have helpfully compiled a list of a few good ones.… Read the rest

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22
Jan

Road Cycling Club raises £8,000 for bike maintenance stands

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Cycling has become an increasingly popular way of getting across campus. It’s free, good exercise and you’re looking after the environment at the same time! To help you out and encourage you to keep on cycling safely, Road Cycling Club (SURC) has been busy raising over £8,000 to fund public bike maintenance stands for you to use across the University.

The stands are set to be installed at Highfield and Boldrewood campuses, to give the public free access to bike maintenance tools and a tyre pump. The University’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) already has bike maintenance stands located across the … Read the rest

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