Did you know that your affiliated club or society can apply for funding from the Union? This funding isn’t designed to cover the day-to-day running costs of the group (this should be covered by membership fees, fundraising or from other sources) but it can be provided to cover the costs of resources, specific pieces of equipment or trips that wouldn’t otherwise be able to be provided.
We recently approved some new capital funding awards to the Photographic Society, Water Polo Club and Sub-Aqua Club. This means they have some exciting new equipment coming their way which will help to improve … Read the rest
The holidays are finally here and no doubt many of you are planning to escape the British weather and catch some rays elsewhere. But while we all appreciate a good tan, far too many of us get caught out and end up looking, well, not so hot. So whether it’s home or abroad, here are our top tips on staying safe in the sun – so you won’t see red this summer.
Sunscreen is the sure-fire way to protect yourself from UV rays. Here are a few things to remember:
- Make sure your sunscreen is not past its
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If you find yourself short of time every lunchtime, we have got the solution.
Our very own Cafe are offering a meal deal where you can get 2 items and a water to go.
Enjoy a deep-filled sandwich, a piece of fruit and a water for just £2.70 or a sandwich and a soup for the same price!
Whether you have just a second to spare, or you have time to indulge in a long lunch, you can get fresh and healthy options at your fingertips – ask in The Cafe for details.… Read the rest
We caught up with Zach Rowland, President of newly affiliated society Engineers Without Borders, to find out more about the charity’s work and how you can get involved.
What is Engineers Without Borders?
Engineers Without Borders is a UK charity dedicated to facilitating human development through engineering. This aim is achieved by providing engineering expertise to partner charities, and encouraging better consideration of global responsibility in education. There is a national HQ in London that manages all international placements for professional engineers (amongst other programmes), whilst also providing support for student branches in the form of training and logistics advice.… Read the rest
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.
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
Welcome to the second installment in our three-part blog series about how you can save money in Southampton. Last week, we looked at how to save money on shopping/food and this time, we are going to impart our wisdom about how to save energy on your house. Both good for the planet and your wallet, these tips are not to be missed! If you’ve got any advice that you think would help other students, then please get in touch via our Twitter page @yoursusu.
Saving Energy Around the House
– Get leaky taps fixed, if your taps are constantly … Read the rest
We caught up with Lawrence Thompson, President of Southampton University Water Polo Club, to find out more about the club and what they get up to – in and out of the pool!
How long has the Water Polo Club been running?
We can find evidence of the first Water Polo game being played at the university as early as 1936, but we know definitely in the last 20 years it has been going strong as a proper society.
How many members belong to the club?
This year, we have 70 members across two fully competitive teams: 40 girls … Read the rest