22
Feb

Society Spotlight on our Canoe Club

Earlier this month we interviewed committee members Nick (Kit Secretary), Rachel (Vice President) and Amy (Treasurer) of the Southampton University Canoe Club (SUCC). We spoke to them about what the club offers and the recent funding they received from the Union. SUCC were recently granted extra funding by the Union which was greatly received by […]

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22
Feb

Student Volunteering Week: Students explain why they give up their time to volunteer

Student Volunteering Week is well underway this week. On Monday and Tuesday, we offered opportunities to meet charities and pick the brains of our student volunteers on the Concourse. As we gather our marigolds and bin bags ready for today’s Community Clear Up at Portswood Recreation Ground, we caught up with some of our members to ask […]

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21
Feb

WSA Summer Ball: Date and Theme Announced

We are delighted to announce that the WSA Summer Ball 2017 will be held on Friday 05 May. The theme will be ‘Moulin Rouge’, as chosen by students in our recent survey. Tickets will be available to buy from Monday 06 March from the Union Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice. Last year’s event was a huge […]

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20
Feb

Trampolining Club Wins Seven Medals at the BUCS National Championships

Trampolining Club had a fantastic weekend in Sheffield at the BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) National Championships, taking home an incredible seven medals including four golds and three bronzes across the synchronised, individual and team categories. The club’s President Rhys Gray, was the golden boy, taking home the title of national champion for the second year […]

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17
Feb

Five students running for Union President

With nominations now closed, we are pleased to introduce our candidates for the Spring Elections 2017. We have received a healthy 51 nominations from students running for our Full-Time Officer and Student Leader roles and the figure includes an incredible five nominations for students running as Union President this year. The Union President is responsible […]

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17
Feb

Rugby Football Club promote the Look After Your Mate campaign and show their softer side

What would you think if we asked you – what are Rugby Football players like? You might perhaps imagine 15 oversized, hairy and muddy men in the field of play? Do you hear their low grunts or maybe wince at the thought of bone crunching tackles? Does it conjure thoughts of wasted exertion in fruitless […]

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16
Feb

Last Chance to Nominate Yourself in the Spring Elections

You wouldn’t turn down your dream job – so hurry and nominate yourself in our Spring Elections before 13:00 today! All you need is passion and an interest in the area and we will offer full training on the job. Our Full-Time Officer positions are salaried and our Part-Time Student Leader roles can fit flexibly […]

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15
Feb

Three Union dance groups place at KCL Just Dance It 2017

Bhangra Society joined fourteen other University of Southampton dance societies to enter the KCL Just Dance It 2017 competition at the Greenwood Theatre in Central London. Seven University of Southampton dance squads entered the dance competition, including Novice Ballet, Novice Tap, Novice Jazz, Novice Contemporary, Novice Street, Salsa and Bhangra, dancing in six different categories: Ballet, Jazz, […]

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15
Feb

Society Spotlight on FemSoc: “It’s about being part of a movement which is there to help all women everywhere.”

Last week we caught up with the lovely President of the Feminist Society, Emily. According to Emily, the Feminist movement strives for equality and justice for people of all genders. It explores and questions gender inequality, but, as Emily commented, it’s important to be mindful that people are affected by inequality differently. By this, she […]

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13
Feb

LGBT+ Society celebrate LGBT History Month with rainbow handprints

LGBT+ Society are on the Concourse in Building 42, Highfield campus, today creating a rainbow banner of handprints in support for LGBT History Month. The student group have rallied students to use their handprints to celebrate equal opportunities for LGBT+ rights. LGBT+ Society President, Jonathon St Clair-Smith says, “We’re making the banner to show unity within […]

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