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23
May

Grad Ball 2017: Fizz and Fun on the Redbrick!

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Can you believe that Grad Ball 2017 is just over two weeks away? We hope that you’ve been perfecting your selfie poses (in between revision and essay submissions, of course) as we prepare to celebrate your time here as a student, Southampton style! Throughout the week we will be announcing some more exciting information about what you can expect on the big day.

To start things off, let’s set the scene on the Redbrick, for what’s shaping up to be an incredible night.

Exams are over; you and your pals are all dressed up and ready to go. You’ve gotten Read the rest

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22
May

SUSUtv WIN at the NaSTA Peoples Choice Awards 2017

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It’s been an incredibly successful weekend for our student television station, SUSUtv, who have won an impressive 4 awards at the NaSTA People’s Choice Awards 2017. They were also Highly Commended in another 2 categories.

SUSUtv won in the following categories: On-Screen Talent Award (Tom Pethick), Unsung Hero Award (Dave Williams), Technical Innovation Award (Developing VT Manager) and Content Innovation Award (Women in Sport Live). They were Highly Commended for the Live Award (EU Referendum Live) and the Open Award, for their hilarious piece titled “Where do Snowmen Go in the Summer?”.

Alex Smith, SUSUtv’s Station Manager, says: “SUSUtv … Read the rest

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12
Apr

Enactus Southampton Win a Place at the Enactus World Cup 2017

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Enactus Southampton have secured a place at the Enactus World Cup 2017.

We’re delighted to announce that Enactus Southampton, our student-run social enterprise society, have won a place at the Enactus World Cup 2017.

The group presented at the Enactus UK 2017 National Final on Tuesday 12 April 2017 at the ExCel London. Students Jake Davies, Stephanie Kirk, Amy Chandler, Marcus Earee, Megan Evans, Josh Long and Alexandre Beardshall showcased two of their international projects in a bid to win a place at the prestigious World Cup event.

The first project, Sole Support, is a shoe enterprise in Siaya County … Read the rest

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23
Mar

Easter Opening Times

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The Easter holidays are almost here! A full list of our opening times during the break can be found below – we’ll be having a rest at the weekends where we will be closed, but there are still plenty of opportunities to join us for some relaxation with friends during our weekly opening hours.

We hope you have a cracking Easter, and remember to have some fun between the studying!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Union Southampton WSA Opening Times

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20
Mar

‘Feed People Not Bins!’ an Interview with Student Ahead of Half Marathon Fuelled by Food Waste

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We recently met up with Jack, a third year Marine Biologist who has decided to eat nothing but food waste ahead of running the half marathon next month! Normally, Jack lives a freegan lifestyle 3 days a week – that is, according to good old Oxford Dictionary, someone who: ‘rejects consumerism and seeks to help the environment by reducing waste, especially by retrieving and using discarded food’.

Jack is part of Curb, Southampton’s branch of The Real Junk Food Project, an initiative consisting of volunteers who collect and redistribute food waste. According to Jack, Curb collected 14.5 … Read the rest

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20
Mar

Grad Ball Tickets on Sale

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Hundreds of you have hit our Box Office over the weekend to secure tickets for this year’s hotly anticipated Graduation Ball.

We can’t wait to join you on Saturday 10 June for an unforgettable night of entertainment across the whole Union.

Our buildings will be transformed into a formal evening venue, ready for you to celebrate your time at University where it all began.

Stay tuned as we announce more surprises from the night based on the choices made by this year’s student Grad Ball Committee.

Tickets are on sale now for only £35 at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice, giving you … Read the rest

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20
Mar

CoppaFeel! UBT Society Spotlight

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Founded in 2009, CoppaFeel! is a London based charity which strives toward educating and encouraging women under 30 to be proactive and  get into the swing of regularly checking their breasts. Earlier this year, we gave affiliation to our own CoppaFeel! UBT (Uni Boob Team) here at the Union. Following International Women’s Week, we interviewed committee members Constantia, the President, Ella, Treasurer and Helena, Secretary to find out more about what they do.

When asked what distinguishes CoppaFeel! from other cancer charities, Constantia pointed out that it is less focused on research and cure and is instead centred around a … Read the rest

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15
Mar

Logo Redesign Update

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So what’s happened since our last update?

Following the All Student Vote in October where you voted to keep the Union Southampton branding with the SUSU name and the recent ideas survey, we have been busy working on the logo redesign based on your feedback. Many of you said that you would like to see more colour on the building signage and a few of you expressed concerns about the cost of the rebrand previously. Therefore, we have been working with our Graphic Designers to come up with a series of logo designs in-house which you will be able to … Read the rest

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15
Mar

Union Southampton’s Ladies Football Club (SULFC) offers free football coaching for local schoolchildren

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We are delighted to announce that Ladies Football Club (SULFC) have begun to to deliver free football to local schoolchildren across Southampton.
The outreach programme is designed to encourage the club to expand their football provision internally and out to the community. Eleven members of SULFC are signed up to the programme, which is open to Key Stage 2 girls at three local Southampton Primary schools: Bassett Green, Bitterne Manor and Beechwood Junior. All sessions are free for students to attend and are run as after-school clubs.
British University Colleges & Sport (BUCS) and the Football Association (FA) funded £2,500 … Read the rest

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15
Mar

Paintball Society wins the ‘The Student Cup’ National Paintball Competition

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Our very own Paintballing Society has come first in the ‘Student Cup’ National Paintball Competition on 25-26 February.

The sixth annual tournament, organised by the UK Student Paintball Network and run by the team at the Central Premier Paintball Series (CPPS) paintball site, was held in Penkridge, Staffordshire, featuring 19 teams across two divisions, making it the biggest competition yet.

We provided the group with £265 to go towards the subsidised travel and the tournament entry free.

The team travelled to the competition on Saturday 25 to prepare with a training session against the other competing teams, before the main … Read the rest

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