Since October last year, Southampton City Council has been looking into how to reduce drug related litter in the city with a focus on keeping the community safe. This comes after there were 7,567 items of drug related litter found across the city in 2016/17, 95% of which were in the city centre. This has … Continue reading Reducing drug related litter in our city
Continuing the store’s support of local talent Re: So, Southampton Solent University’s retail initiative hosted a launch event to celebrate a brand-new exhibition in association with Dr. Martens Southampton. Dr. Martens invited Southampton Solent art students to customise 10 pairs of the iconic 1460 boot that were worn by individuals from all walks of life as a symbol of rebellious self-expression for nearly … Continue reading Dr Martens collab with Re: So and Solent artists
Southampton Solent Student Union President Megan Maddex released a statement last week, notifying the University and Students of her resignation after 18 months in office. Maddex, as SU President, acts as the primary spokesperson for the Students’ Union and Chair of the Board of Trustees and ultimately aims to enhance students’ experiences within the Union … Continue reading Megan Maddex steps down as SU President
I had the great opportunity to speak to Film and TV Production student, James Court, who is the writer and show-runner of one of Sonar TV's latest projects - Overdraft. The life of the student is a mad one. We stumble around our campus going between uni assignments and our social lives. Finding a healthy work-life … Continue reading Sonar TV to produce sitcom based on Student Life
You have chosen your Sabbatical Officers for the upcoming academic year! The race to be a sabbatical officer this year saw eleven candidates take part and campaign to be in office for the next academic year. The winners of the election are... SU President: Megan Maddex VP Welfare and Community: Hanna Head VP Education: Lewis Cleminson VP Employability … Continue reading Solent SU elects officers for 2017/2018!
Getting hungry while on campus? Yeah, happens a lot doesn't it! EatSolent have recently launched a brand new counter offering a different style of food every so often! You may have noticed that YardBird has been replaced with a very colourful new area - Street Food Revolution. Starting with ramen noodles last month, the counter has … Continue reading EatSolent starts a food revolution with new counter and budget menu
The Happy Cafe returns to Solent! Solent Happy Café has happened twice now – it’s a monthly event which focuses on helping students to relax, take time out of their day to de-stress and just remember to look after themselves. The idea comes from the Action For Happiness, who describe the idea as “simple and … Continue reading Solent SU hosts second Happy Cafe