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06
Sep

Sights of Southampton

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So you’re coming to Southampton, and you’re probably wondering what lies beyond the campus grounds. Whilst there are all the usual shops and amenities you may expect for a bustling city centre, there are many places and things to do that are unique to Southampton, and you should definitely check these places out whilst you’re here!

  1. Walk the city walls! Southampton was a huge port in centuries gone by, and the Bargate and city walls, which were built under the Norman control of Britain in the eleventh century, have been used ever since to serve the city. Whether it has
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05
Apr

Post-Easter Health Kick

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If you’re lying in a heap of Easter egg wrappers feeling like you’ve overdone it, we hear you. So here are just some tips to help you rein it back in after that obligatory Easter splurge.

Go outdoors

Not getting your money’s worth out of that gym membership you signed up for in January? Why not get outside instead? Southampton has plenty of lovely green spaces for you to take advantage of, and now the nights are lighter, it’s the perfect time to get on the run. And there’s no need to put too much pressure on yourself – just … Read the rest

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27
Mar

WSA: Easter Events around the City

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If you’re staying in Winchester during the Easter holidays, you’ll want some events and activities to give yourself a break. To help you out, we have scoured local events listings and looked up everything you need to know to have the Easter break you deserve. 

1. Easter Sunday Day Out – Chawton House Library

  • When?: Sunday 27th March
  • What time?: 11am-5pm
  • Where?: Chawton House Library, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ
  • Cost: £6 for students.

This event is perfect for a full day out if you are feeling up to an adventure a little further away from Winchester. You can take … Read the rest

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02
Mar

Ways to De-stress in Southampton

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Tomorrow is University Mental Health Day. This is a national day to raise awareness of mental health in students and to offer support and information for those going through a mental health problem. Did you know that as many as 1 in every 4 people experience some kind of mental health issue in any given year?

Being at university can be a very stressful experience, and sometimes, the best thing to do is just put things on hold and go and de-stress. There are lots of ways of de-stressing, and lots of cheap ways of doing this in Southampton.… Read the rest

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15
Jan

Free, Simple Ways to Keep Fit That You Can Fit Around Your Student Life

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Undoubtedly some of you may have taken the Christmas break as a chance to feast and indulge, and why not? Then comes the typical New Year’s Resolution: stay healthy and keep fit. You can certainly fit this resolution around your busy timetables, without having to break the bank so no more excuses, here are a few tips!

Walk Everywhere

Skip the bus and walk whenever possible! Even better, power walk, you’d be surprised at how many calories you can burn in just half an hour! If you need to take the bus for longer distances, try getting off one or … Read the rest

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25
Sep

Live My City: Explore your new home at our walking tours

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Moving to a new area can sometimes be daunting. Whether you are concerned about making friends, or you simply want to know the best places to to hang out, we understand that it can take a few weeks to adjust.

So to make the transition easier for you, we have organised ‘Live My City’ walking tours around Southampton and Winchester.

The first tour is tomorrow around Southampton. You can join us from 10am at the Red Brick Area of the Students’ Union at Highfield.

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