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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
❅ Plus more to be announced
Tickets are subject to availability. Make sure you don’t miss out and get yours … Read the rest