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30
Jul

Union Films Shortlisted for Best Student Cinema

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Union Films, our student-run cinema, has been shortlisted in the Cinema for All Film Society of the Year Awards 2018 for Best Student Cinema!

The Film Society of the Year awards have been running since 1969, and are an opportunity to celebrate achievements and innovation in film exhibition. A full list of this year’s award nominations can be found here.

Evie Reilly, VP DCI, says: “I’m thrilled to see Union Films recognised for their amazing work. They’ve achieved so much in this past year, purely through the hard work, dedication and enthusiasm of their volunteers. Max, the Cinema Manager, and … Read the rest

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14
Oct

Black History Month

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It’s Black History Month and we’re showing our support by running a packed programme of events in collaboration with student groups. You can look forward to:

All month – Cultural Food in The Bridge 

  • Enjoy special dishes in The Bridge inspired by different cultures

Saturday 15 October – Nigerian Independence Day Party

  • 19:00 in The Bridge
  • Organised in collaboration with Nigerian Society

Thursday 20 October – Hairspray

  • 19:00 at Union Films

Tuesday 25 October to – Friday 28 October East African Society Exhibition

  • 09:00-17:00 in the Union Southampton Concourse

Thursday 27 October – Hotel Rwanda

  • 19:00 at Union Films

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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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22
Sep

International Cross Campus Scavenger Hunt

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What better way to get to know your new home, then by taking part in our International Cross Campus Scavenger Hunt! We are giving you the opportunity to win one of these great prizes, simply by sending us photos of places from your adventures:

Prizes –delicious and fun prizes to be won!

  • Premier passes to Union Films for your whole team
  • Meal at The Bridge for you and four of your friends
  • £50 to spend at WSA Art Shop
  • A trip to the Union films cinema for your team
  • A pitcher of beer from The Stag’s
  • Toasties for your team
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08
Sep

Our Student Media Opportunities

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Here at Southampton we are proud to have over 300 student run student groups, ensuring there is something for everyone. Among these are four award-winning media outlets as well as your very own student cinema, based in the heart of the Union. Each of these groups are run by a Student Leader, elected in our Spring Elections, and each offer you a range of ways of getting involved, with anything from simply watching, reading or listening, to making potentially award-winning content or putting on a film. Here is a brief rundown of how they are!

Surge Radio – Surge are … Read the rest

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02
Sep

Union Highlights of the Year 2015-16 Part 1 September-January

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In this two part special, we will be taking a look back on all the great things that have happened in the Union and Southampton over the last year, to get you excited for all the great things that can happen this year!

September

  • Various training weeks took place just before Freshers’ started, to ensure that all of the student groups were prepared and equipped to have as great as year as possible! Highlights from these included a laser tag game held by the Creative Industries.
  • Freshers’!!! Probably the biggest week of the year, this years Freshers’ boasted more events
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23
Aug

Free Football, Films and Fun Days Out

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 23 August – Football

  • 17.30-20.00
  • Richard Taunton College (meet at Reception)

All abilities are welcome, so bring your skills and enthusiasm and who knows?! Maybe you could be the next Jamie Vardy.

Wednesday 24 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 17:30 – 20:00
  • Richard Taunton College Sports Hall

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12
Aug

FREE film at Union Films tonight

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. After a packed week of events, including games of snooker, badminton and basketball, plus karaoke, we are offering you the chance to watch Zootropolis for FREE tonight at Union Films.

 

Friday 12 August – Free Film at Union Films

  • 20:00 – 22:00
  • Union Films, Level 3 of Building 42, Highfield campus

Sit back and relax with Zootropolis, a bucket of popcorn, and new friends!

There’s no need to book in advance for any … Read the rest

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09
Aug

Free sports, Karaoke and films for you

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 09 August – Snooker

  • 17.30-20.00
  • Level 3, Building 42, Highfield campus

They say the centre of the table is your friend, but in our case, you’ll be the centre of your social circle with our free snooker night. Meet us at the entrance to the Union and we’ll show you the way.

Wednesday 10 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 19:00 – 22:00
  • Jubilee Sports Hall
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05
Jul

Union Films over the summer

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Our Pre-sessional programme of events is back and what better way to welcome our summer students, than to open up our cinema for four screenings of some of the latest blockbuster films.

Look out for:

Ant-Man

  • Saturday 09 July
  • 20:00

A con artist named Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) gets a shot at redemption when his mentor (Michael Douglas) asks him to protect a superpowered suit. Donning the stunning technology, which shrinks him down to minuscule size, he fights off villains seeking to steal the invention, and organizes a heist that could save the world. Peyton Reed directs this high-octane superhero … Read the rest

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