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02
Nov

Hartley Library 24 Hour Opening

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Night owls, rejoice! From Monday 06 November at 07:30, Hartley Library will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, until Friday 15 December.

Group Study Rooms will also be available to book 24/7 during this period.

Remember that after 22:00, the outer Library doors are card entry only, so you’ll need your University ID cards to gain access.

24 hour opening provides the opportunity to study at all hours of the day and night, but don’t forget to take regular breaks and stay hydrated. If you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed with your studies our Advice Centre, … Read the rest

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08
Sep

What does the new Sport and Wellbeing Membership mean for students?

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I’m Steve, your VP Sports at Students’ Union. My job is to help give students opportunities to compete in sport at all levels and represent your student voice to the University and the wider community. In my first blog I will be talking about the controversial recent changes in the Sport and Wellbeing membership from a student perspective. I’ll explain what has changed and why, and look at who is losing out and who will benefit under the new scheme. I will also discuss some exciting new developments in sports at the University of Southampton that will hopefully make … Read the rest

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02
Mar

Students Launch Southampton’s First Ever Student-Led Waste Recycling Scheme

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The student group, Southampton Hub, launches Bio-Cycle, Southampton’s first ever student-led food waste recycling scheme in a bid to benefit the local community by recycling and repurposing otherwise wasted food.

The scheme works by providing you with a five litre food waste caddy, filters and a roll of compostable bin liners at the cost of £10, which includes automatic registration for the regular weekly food waste pickup service.

Up to 160 students are already benefitting from the project, with waste collections organised at 33 households across Southampton, equating to approximately 200kg of recycled food waste every month.

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15
Feb

Three Union dance groups place at KCL Just Dance It 2017

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Bhangra Society joined fourteen other University of Southampton dance societies to enter the KCL Just Dance It 2017 competition at the Greenwood Theatre in Central London.

Seven University of Southampton dance squads entered the dance competition, including Novice Ballet, Novice Tap, Novice Jazz, Novice Contemporary, Novice Street, Salsa and Bhangra, dancing in six different categories: Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Street and Wildcard divided into novice and advanced levels.

The competition, attended by ten universities, was a triumph for our student groups, with Novice Tap and Novice Ballet winning their category, Novice Contemporary placing 2nd, Bhangra Society coming 4th and Salsa … Read the rest

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24
Nov

Laughter Lounge TONIGHT – Tom Deacon, Elliot Steel and Gareth Richards

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Our fortnightly Laughter Lounge show welcomes Tom Deacon, Elliot Steel and Gareth Richards to tonight’s line-up.

Tom Deacon

You may recognise Tom from Tuesday’s Christmas Light Switch-On, where he was joined by his Capital FM co-presenter Emma Real-Davies to turn on the lights across the Union and Highfield campus. The former BBC Radio 1 presenter and Southampton-born comedian started touring as a comedian in 2009 after winning the Chortle Student Comedian of the Year in 2008.

Elliot Steel

Best Debut Show Award nominee at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival and finalist in the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year competition in … Read the rest

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17
Nov

SUSO appoints new musical director to launch new era

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Southampton University Symphony Orchestra (SUSO)  has appointed Music Director, Susanna Riddell as part of the launch of a new era.

Our student-run orchestra, which first launched in October 1919 as an orchestral society at the Hartley University College (now the University of Southampton), celebrated its 97th birthday last month.

With over 90-strong members, the student group continues to provide opportunities to study and perform some of the most challenging symphonic repertoire. Membership consists of students studying a wide variety of subjects at the University of Southampton ranging from mechanical engineering and medicine, to music and archaeology.

Susanna Riddell has gathered … Read the rest

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10
Nov

Christmas Light Switch-On

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…nearly!

With the dark nights’ drawing in and the cold weather making you dig out the knitwear, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas.

At Southampton, we traditionally take the festive season to the next level, pulling out all the stops with events, decorations and many an opportunity to enjoy a merry time with friends and this November is no different.

Once again we have teamed up with the University to organise the annual Christmas Light Switch On on 22 November. Keep snug with a glass of mulled wine or cider, or a … Read the rest

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18
Sep

Master Pass – Great Weekend Giveaway!

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Our #SotonFreshers Master Pass tickets have been selling in their thousands so we’re celebrating with our Great Weekend Giveaway! Get our Master Pass before midnight tonight (Sunday 18 September) and you could win yourself one of these 10 incredible prizes!

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That’s right! You can expect:

★ A free attempt at our Braveheart Challenge in The Diner worth £7.50

★ A meal for two in The Bridge

★ A free stationery starter kit

★ A year’s supply of pizza at The Stag’s

★ A University of Southampton branded hoodie

★ Two tickets to our Freshers’ Christmas Ball

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04
Sep

Sights to See in Winchester

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As part of the University of Southampton, we have a thriving arts campus based in Winchester, Winchester School of Art. Winchester is a beautiful, historic city, and a one- time capital of England, so it is full of things to see and do. Here is just a short compilation of some of the highlights of the city…

  1. Winchester Cathedral! Probably the most well-known and popular tourist attraction in Winchester, the Cathedral stands tall above the Roman streets. Boasting glorious Gothic architecture and claiming to be the longest Gothic cathedral in all of Europe, the Grade I listed building is said
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25
May

You Are More Than Your Thesis: The Science Room

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You may have already heard about the FREE events and activities we are holding as part of You Are More Than, but what, we hear you cry, are we doing for postgraduate students?!

We know that many of you are in the midst of relentless work on your thesis and as many of you also juggle jobs as well as study, sometimes things can get a little stressful. That’s why we have been holding our Postgrad Power Teas, where you can grab a free tea, coffee and snack to keep you powering on through the afternoon – perfect for … Read the rest

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