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27
Jan

Refreshers’: 3 Days to Go – Ticket Collection and Transport

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HURRY and get your passes! It’s only three days until Refreshers’

So many of you said that you thought Freshers’ went too quickly, so we’re giving you another opportunity to relax and refresh!

Early-birds have now sold out, but if you aren’t one of the jammy students who has already got their ticket, fear not! We’re offering standard passes and individual tickets from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

This is what you can look forward to:

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

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21
Dec

#HumansOfSoton – Christmas Traditions

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What are your Christmas traditions? Have you been doing them since childhood or is it a recent trend you want to introduce? Whatever you do at the most festive time of the year, our Marketing and Communications crew member, Alice, has been chatting to students about how they celebrate Christmas…

“I’m French so we celebrate a little differently at home! On the 24th, we always have traditional French food like snails, foie gras, salmon and everyone dresses up really fancy to eat. Christmas Day itself… we spend it in our pyjamas!” – Emma, Film Studies

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24
Nov

Toothbus Today

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Not been to the dentist in longer than you would like to admit? Brace yourself – the Toothbus is on its way!

Solve all your dental woes and get those pearly whites just right this Christmas with a trip to the NHS Toothbus today!

We’ve organised the Toothbus to make a visit to you on the Redbrick between 09:00-17:00. Pop on over to get yourself an appointment right away as they are normally booked up by midday.

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22
Nov

Union Southampton raises awareness of student mental health at Student Support Symposium conference

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Yesterday evening saw the first Student Support Symposium at The Bridge to raise staff and student awareness of existing support services available to University of Southampton students.

As well as raising awareness of support, the Symposium was intended to let people hear about students’ first-hand experiences of mental ill health and to start working towards a ‘One Click’ system, where you will you will be guided through a series of questions online to reach the appropriate support quickly.

The evening, run by our Advice Centre and Peer Support team at the Union,  included the student-run services Student Minds and Nightline … Read the rest

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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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12
Nov

How to beat the winter blues

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It seems like a lifetime ago that we were in shorts and t-shirts lying in the Common during Freshers’. With the blink of an eye, lectures have started and we’re already planning events for Christmas (the Ball, Christmas bookings at The Bridge and the Christmas Light Switch-On are all pencilled in our calendar). But while the festivities makes this time of year one of excitement, the early morning slog to uni in the dark can sometimes take its toll. If you’re finding yourself missing home after the buzz of Freshers’ or you simply fancy a little winter pick-me-up, … Read the rest

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07
Nov

Work with us: We’re looking for an External Trustee (Finance)

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Are you an experienced Financial Director?

We’re looking to hire an External Trustee (Finance) to help us shape the future of our Union.

You’ll be working alongside 3 other External Trustees and 12 Student Trustees. Your role will be to provide support and specialist skills to ensure our Union can achieve its ambitious objective to be one of the top ranked Unions in the country within the next four years.

The Role

The appointment is for a period of 3 years with an option to reappoint for a further 3 years.

The Candidate

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03
Nov

Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Whether you are interested in forming your own business after University, or you simply want to make yourself more employable, Global Entrepreneurship Week may be just up your street.

We have teamed up with the University to bring you a week packed with events to help you go from start-up to empire between 14-20 November.

Learn how to form a business plan; ask panels of experts about everything you need to know about business from the highs to the pitfalls; develop teamwork skills to boost your employability as you come up with new social enterprise ideas and learn the process … Read the rest

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27
Oct

Christmas Ball 2016 – Save the date

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Save the date!

You are cordially invited to our Christmas Ball 2016 on Friday 09 December at the Union.

Last year our sell-out Ball was complete with live performances from Stooshe, Lawson and appearances from the cast of Made in Chelsea. This year promises to be even better, so make sure you save the date!

Tickets will soon be available at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

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10
Oct

WSA Quiz and Curry

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The famous WSA Quiz and Curry is back for another year!

Join us tomorrow night (11 October) at the WSA Cafe for a night of quizzical fun and delicious curry – all for just £4.25 each (Curry – £3.25 and £1 entry).

You can register teams of up to six of you from 18:00 before food is served from 18:00.

Then once you’re all refuelled and ready to go, we’ll start the quiz at 19:00.
Hit ‘going’ on our Facebook event so we can get enough curry for everyone.

Here’s some snaps from our previous Quiz and Curry events…

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