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24
Oct

Halloween Pumpkin Carving at WSA

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It’s nearly time for our annual WSA Halloween pumpkin carving competition!

Get in the spooky spirit with an opportunity to embrace this seasonal tradition for just £1 each – plus, you’ll still have time to make it down to Bedford Place for our Big night Out Halloween special.

You can pick up pumpkins for just £1 at the WSA Cafe on Friday 28 October and creatively carve it. Then come along to the Café on Monday 31 October to allow the judging to commence. Expect FREE refreshments to keep you going!

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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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26
Sep

Freshers’: World at Southampton and Winchester

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Over 1/3 of University of Southampton students are international, so we’re celebrating our cultural diversity with World at Southampton and Winchester!

World at Southampton and World at Winchester are events organised to showcase the wide range of cultures we have at the university. There will be craft stands, games and all sorts of wonderful cultural things, including lots of international music. And because these events are free, there is no need to buy any tickets or pre-register, simply turn up and have fun!

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23
Sep

Your last chance to get your Master Pass for #SotonFreshers – unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

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HURRY! #SotonFreshers 2016 is TOMORROW! This is your last chance to get your Master Pass!

Tickets to #SotonFreshers are selling fast! If you don’t want to miss out on the only Official University of Southampton Freshers’, get your tickets as soon as possible from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

Don’t forget, that with our Master Pass, you have all this to look forward to:

Welcome Party with Chris Stark and Drop Division – Saturday 24, Sunday 25, Monday 26 September (different dates for each halls)
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22
Sep

International Cross Campus Scavenger Hunt

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What better way to get to know your new home, then by taking part in our International Cross Campus Scavenger Hunt! We are giving you the opportunity to win one of these great prizes, simply by sending us photos of places from your adventures:

Prizes –delicious and fun prizes to be won!

  • Premier passes to Union Films for your whole team
  • Meal at The Bridge for you and four of your friends
  • £50 to spend at WSA Art Shop
  • A trip to the Union films cinema for your team
  • A pitcher of beer from The Stag’s
  • Toasties for your team
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16
Sep

#SotonQandA Round-Up – Everything you wanted to know

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We held the second part in our series of live Q&As on Wednesday, where you took to Twitter using the hashtag #SotonQandA to ask us everything you wanted to know about student life and Freshers’. Our Vice-President Engagement, Dan Varley joined us to answer your questions. Here’s a quick round-up of what happened…

  1. You asked us about free bus passes for Freshers’ in Halls and yes, you lucky lot do indeed get free access to Unilink bus passes if you are in Halls of Residences. You’ll find this is a great way to get around the city efficiently (especially if
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10
Sep

Exploring the South Coast and Beyond

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Whether you’re studying in Southampton or in Winchester, there are so many different places to go and visit through your time as a student here. Of course, it goes without saying that if you’re studying in Winchester you should visit Southampton and vice versa (and check out our guides on some of the amazing places to see in each!), but there are also lots of places just a little further afield that offer some truly wonderful experiences.

  1. Stonehenge Nobody is quite sure what the original purpose of Stonehenge was, but it was estimated to have been constructed between 3000 and
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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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30
Jun

Your Guide to Local Festivals Summer 2016

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If you’re staying in Southampton this summer, you don’t have to miss out on the festival circuit. With more festivals around than ever before, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Blissfields

  • Friday 01 & Saturday 02 July
  • Vicarage Farm, near Winchester
  • Tickets: £95 weekend, day tickets also available
  • For more information, go to: www.blissfields.co.uk

With Dizzee Rascal, Everything Everything and Shy FX topping the bill, you’re in for a treat.

Southampton Thai Festival

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11
Jun

WSA Summer Ball – Cocktails, shots and magician now confirmed!

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Sun’s out, fun’s out!

As if vintage singing sensations Elle and the Pocket-Belles and an acoustic set from Bex and George from Jealous Michael wasn’t enough, we have a further announcement to help your Friday go with a bang!

We can now confirm that a magician will be performing on the night while you get the chance to sip a choice of Sex on the Beach, Woo Woo or Pina Colada for just £4 a glass or 2 for £7 and for the more adventurous among you, you can enjoy a Sourz shot for just £1 to get the party … Read the rest

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