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22
Dec

How to Survive Studying over the Holidays

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With deadlines on the horizon, our Marketing and Communications crew member, Guillemette, talks about how to survive studying over the holidays…

Warm houses, bright lights and more food than a famished student could dream of; who doesn’t love Christmas? After a first semester made long by the absence of a half term, we are all looking forward to rushing back to home and its comforts.

But a cloud darkens the Christmas lights: exams and deadlines. Lecturers seem to forget that holidays are for relaxing and have laden you with coursework as well as the threat of January exams or deadlines … Read the rest

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22
Dec

Top 10 Christmas Traditions That Every Student Will Experience

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1) Stocking fillers

You don’t know why, but each year when you reach down to the bottom of your Christmas stocking Santa has decided to leave you a solitary satsuma. Is he a big fan of Vitamin C? Or just giving a new twist on the sackful of coal for those on the naughty list? We’ll never know.

 

2) Presents after dinner

Every year there is that one relative who suggests everyone opens their presents after eating dinner. Needless to say, the notion is swiftly rejected. Why would you want to wait for so many hours to open all Read the rest

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01
Dec

Christmas Ballin’ – 8 Days to go!

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8 days to go until you can be ballin’ with your best ones at our huge Christmas blowout before the end of the semester!

Grab your housemates and course friends and let’s get merry to Philip George! Remember this banger?

Sip on a free glass of prosecco on arrival to get the party started as you browse a winter wonderland of festive decorations and surprises.

Sleigh the dance floor at our Silent Disco before Santa himself makes an appearance. He’ll be fulfilling your Christmas wish list by giving you a chance to take shots in The Bridge in our … Read the rest

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25
Nov

Christmas Opening Hours

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The holidays are nearly upon us and while you’re tucking into your roast spuds, we’ll be working like little elves ready to organise some great events and services for you in the New Year. But just like you, there will be days where we’ll need to take forty winks, preferably after a good roast. For those of you staying in Southampton over the winter break, we’re keeping The Stag’s open on the weekend of the 07 and 08 January 2017 for you to have a post-Christmas catch-up with your best ones.Take note of our opening times below for more dates … Read the rest

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16
Nov

Xmas Ball: Philip George, Drop Division and the cast of Channel 4’s Gogglebox confirmed

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Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Christmas Ball 2016

Join us at 21:00 on Friday 09 December at the Union for a chance to experience a winter wonderland.

We are delighted to announce the full festive line-up:

Enjoy a free glass of prosecco on arrival as you step into Christmas with…

❄ Live performances from DJs Philip George, Drop Division and Jenova Collective

❄ Stars Behind Bars’ with the cast of Channel 4’s Gogglebox

❄ Silent Disco

❄ #ShotsWithSanta at Santa’s Grotto

❄ Christmas Mass Karaoke

❄ Photobooth

Our Ball has sold out in previous yearsRead 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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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

Keep up-to-date with the latest news on our official Facebook event here.… Read the rest

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21
Nov

The Stag’s Winter Beer Festival returns!

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The Stag’s bar are holding a Winter Beer Festival starting next Monday (23rd November) at 11.30am – Sunday (29th November) to get you in the Christmassy spirit!

There will be 12 craft bottle / can beers from some of the best brewery’s in the UK, along with 12 locally sourced cask ales!

Featuring beer from the likes of Vibrant Forest Brewery, Siren Craft BrewArbor Brewing Company, Red Willow Brewery, Elgoods Brewery, BrewDog Brewery, Wiper and True Brewing Co., Hop Back Brewery & many more!

To help you to pick your favourite, we … Read the rest

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11
Nov

Christmas Ball Announcement: Live performances from Lawson and Stooshe and much more

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Your Halls Committee (formerly known as JCRs) are for life, not just for Christmas! Get into a wonderfully festive spirit and celebrate with your fellow students at the event of the year…the annual Christmas Ball!

Held on the 4th December at 9pm in the Students’ Union, you can expect…

❅ Live performances from Lawson and Stooshe

❅ Capital FM DJ Emma Jo Real-Davies

❅ Whispering Christmas Trees

❅ Snow machines

❅ Photobooths

❅ Plus more to be announced

Tickets are subject to availability. Make sure you don’t miss out and get yours … Read the rest

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