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You Are More Than Your Studies…

» 11 January 2018 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on You Are More Than Your Studies…

Remember, you are more than your studies. As the Semester One exam period is fast approaching, we’re pleased to announce the return of the Union’s You Are More Than campaign, supporting each and every student with a range of study spaces in the Union, events and activities. It’s important to take a break and relax away from your exams, assignments and hand-ins.

Study Spaces within the Union

  • The Cafe and Bar 2 (both in Building 42) will be open for studying during normal Union opening hours
  • Meeting Room 5 (Building 42, Level 2) and Meeting Room 7 (Building 40, Level
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How to Survive Studying over the Holidays

» 22 December 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on How to Survive Studying over the Holidays

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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You Are More Than Your Studies

» 12 December 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on You Are More Than Your Studies

Whether you are an undergrad or a postgrad and you’re completing a research-based or taught degree, we know that January can be a tough time. When the post-Christmas blues set in and deadlines are looming, sometimes you just need a bit of time out to relax and refresh. Our Refreshers’ Pass will sort out any of your nightlife needs, but if you want a bit of TLC or chilled out relaxation during the day, come and join us at the free events below to remind yourself that: You Are More Than Your Studies.

Study spaces

  • In Meeting Room 2 and
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Date for your Diary: Meet the Guide Dogs

» 28 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Date for your Diary: Meet the Guide Dogs

If you missed our WSA Meet the Guide Dogs event on the 05 May, we are giving you another chance to meet our fluffy friends at Highfield campus on:

Thursday 02 June between 11:00-14:00 on the Redbrick Area by Building 42, Union Southampton.

See who will be joining us here.

Do I have to pay?

This event is non-profit, but we do ask you to give a donation to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (who are bringing the dogs!).

Dogs are great, but why are we meeting them?

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You Are More Than Your Thesis: The Science Room

» 25 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on You Are More Than Your Thesis: The Science Room

You may have already heard about the FREE events and activities we are holding as part of You Are More Than, but what, we hear you cry, are we doing for postgraduate students?!

We know that many of you are in the midst of relentless work on your thesis and as many of you also juggle jobs as well as study, sometimes things can get a little stressful. That’s why we have been holding our Postgrad Power Teas, where you can grab a free tea, coffee and snack to keep you powering on through the afternoon – perfect for … Read the rest

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FREE Fitness Sessions all week

» 24 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on FREE Fitness Sessions all week

We all know the physical benefits of exercise, but people often forget how great it is for your mental well-being too. It can help you sleep better, help you relax and even boost your memory and concentration.

Our You Are More Than programme of events is about keeping you calm and focused throughout your exams and hand-ins. And what better way to relieve some of that stress than with a good workout? That’s why this week is jam packed with FREE fitness sessions open to all students to help you release those positive endorphins.

TUESDAY 24 MAY

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Movie Night at Erasmus Park

» 17 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Movie Night at Erasmus Park

Our You Are More Than campaign is now in full swing and some of you may already have enjoyed events including Meet the Farm Animals, Meet the Guide Dogs and our trip to Southampton’s gaming café, Board in the City.

But we’ve still got plenty more planned to keep you stress free and remind you that You Are More Than your studies. And what better way to chill out than with a good movie and a free supply of popcorn?!

We’re holding a Movie Night at Erasmus Park on Friday 27 May. Come along to the Common Room from 7pm Read the rest

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Strike a pose: FREE Yoga Classes

» 15 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Strike a pose: FREE Yoga Classes

With exams and hand-ins to contend with, we understand that this can be a stressful time for you. That’s why we’re running a relaxing programme of events to remind you that You Are More Than Your Studies and to take some time out for yourself.

We all know exercise can have a massive impact on your mood, and yoga in particular has been proven to benefit your wellbeing and boost memory and concentration levels – exactly what’s needed to stay focused for those crucial study sessions.

So we’re holding two FREE yoga classes in WSA and SGH to help you … Read the rest

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Meet the Guide Dogs is back!

» 14 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Meet the Guide Dogs is back!

Our smushable best friends are back! After the success of our recent WSA visit, you can meet the guide dogs once more at Highfield campus on:

Thursday 02 June between 11:00-14:00 on the Red Brick Area by Building 42, Students’ Union.

See who will be joining us here.

Do I have to pay?

This event is non-profit, but we do ask you to give a donation to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (who are bringing the dogs!).

Dogs are great, but why are we meeting them?

Studies have shown that the pheromones that animals give off can … Read the rest

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Are you board in the City?: Discover Southampton’s new board game cafe

» 10 May 2016 » In Uncategorized » Comments Off on Are you board in the City?: Discover Southampton’s new board game cafe

We know that work can get tough, so we have organised a whole programme of free events and activities to give you some time to kick back and refresh.

As well as your old favourites such as FREE yoga sessions and Meet the Guide Dogs, we have introduced an exciting new addition to this year’s timetable: a trip to Southampton’s brand new Board Game Cafe, ‘Board in the City’.

Details

★ Tomorrow (Wednesday 11 May)
★ 18:00 – 23:00
Meeting at Liberty Point Halls of Residence a 6pm, walking to Board In The City, 38-40 Onslow Road, Southampton, SO14 … Read the rest

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