23
May

Grad Ball 2017: Fizz and Fun on the Redbrick!

Can you believe that Grad Ball 2017 is just over two weeks away? We hope that you’ve been perfecting your selfie poses (in between revision and essay submissions, of course) as we prepare to celebrate your time here as a student, Southampton style! Throughout the week we will be announcing some more exciting information about […]

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23
Jun

Logo redesign Update

Last month, over 10% of our membership took part in our Tap. Choose. Change. consultation and decided what our new logo should be. After weeks of work to finalise the logos and design clothing and signage options, we are now ready to implement our new logo. Based on your feedback, we have designed colourful signage […]

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23
Jun

Our Learning & Development Team recognised as leaders in their field

Our very own Learning and Development Department has been recognised as one of the highest performing departments in the L&D sector at Charity Learning Consortium’s Conference happening in London yesterday (Thursday 22 June). Hannah Hastilow (Learning & Development Manager) and Margarita Palmer-Stanelik, (Learning & Development Coordinator) were invited to deliver a 30-minute presentation on “Successful […]

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15
Jun

Summer Opening Times

Whether you’re staying in Southampton this summer, or just popping back to visit now and then, here’s a handy list of our outlet and service opening times over the break. The Advice Centre Open weekdays, 09:00 – 17:00. The Shop Open weekdays, 08:30 – 16:30. Closed weekends, excluding Saturday 09 September (open 10:00 – 16:00), […]

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09
Jun

Grad Ball 2017: Final information

Our Graduation Ball 2017 is nearly here! We’re sure that you’re all set with your wristbands and outfits, but there’s some other important information that you’re going to need to know:   We’ll open the gate to the Ball at 20:00 on Saturday 10 June   You will (of course) need to be wearing your […]

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05
Jun

Standing up for appropriate support in halls

It has come to light that the University is in the process of implementing a restructuring of the Residents’ Support Service (RESSUP), moving from an overnight service to a 24-hour one, which will result in an 18 to 20% cut in take-home pay for the members of that team according to UNISON. RESSUP is a […]

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05
Jun

Grad Ball: Ticket Collection Information

We’re excited to announce that the Grad Ball Wristbands have arrived! You’ll be able to collect yours from 09:00-20:00 on Monday 05 – Thursday 08 June at the Box Office in Building 42. On Friday 09 June, ticket collections will only be from 09:00–17:00 as we will be closing Building 42 from 18:00 (more info here) […]

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02
Jun

Grad Ball: Closures Around Campus

Grad Ball 2017  is so close that we can almost taste the prosecco bubbles, hear the music and smell the delicious food we’ll be serving up at the Food Fayre on the Redbrick! As we have lots to prepare and decorate to make sure that the night is super special, there will be some closures across […]

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31
May

Last Day To Buy Grad Ball Tickets At £35

With just 10 days to go until Grad Ball 2017 today is your last chance to buy tickets at £35 before the price increases to £40 tomorrow! Get yours at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice Don’t miss out on your chance to celebrate the end of University in style on Saturday 10 June as the Union hosts Grad Ball, with […]

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25
May

Grad Ball 2017: There’s Even More to Get Excited About…

In yesterday’s blog post, we revealed the drink offers exclusive to The Stag’s and Garden Court at this year’s Grad Ball. Today, we’re through the doors of Building 42 and eager to explore what the 4 venues in here have on offer. Let’s kick things off with The Bridge… The Bridge will be serving up […]

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24
May

Grad Ball 2017: Celebrating at The Stag’s and Garden Court

Yesterday we revealed the drink deals exclusive to our Acoustic Stage on the Redbrick at this year’s Grad Ball. Today we want to give you some more exciting information about what you can expect in The Stag’s and Garden Court. Stag’s Karaoke fans, this one’s for you! If walls could talk, we’re pretty sure that […]

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