UCAS Visit Days Student Life Talk

Information about UCAS Visit Days Student Life Talk

Published on February 5, 2008

Author: Vital

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Student Life at the University of Southampton:  Student Life at the University of Southampton Student Life at the University of Southampton:  Student Life at the University of Southampton School of Humanities Accommodation Money matters Why bother? The University Services for students The City From our students A Multi-campus University:  A Multi-campus University Avenue Campus:  Avenue Campus Established over 10 years ago One of 6 University campuses Dedicated Humanities campus Home to Archaeology, English, Film, History, Philosophy and Modern Languages Short walk from Highfield U2 bus route Avenue Facilities:  Avenue Facilities Language labs Humanities library Cutting edge technology New Archaeology building Film editing suite IT facilities Tennis court CLS Combined Honours:  Combined Honours Archaeology Archaeology and Geography Archaeology and History English English and French English and German English and Spanish English and History English and Philosophy English and Music Film Film and English Film and French Film and German Film and Spanish Film and History Film and Philosophy History French and History German and History Spanish and History Modern History and Politics Music Music and Management Philosophy Philosophy and Mathematics Economics and Philosophy Philosophy and Politics Philosophy and Sociology Philosophy and History Modern Languages Language Learning Applied English Language Studies Contemporary Europe (British Studies) Language and Society French (Linguistic Studies) French The French-speaking World German (Linguistic Studies) German Spanish (Linguistic Studies) The Spanish-speaking World Contemporary Europe Spanish and Latin-American Studies Contemporary Europe (English) Politics and French Politics and German Management Sciences and German French and German French and Spanish French and Portuguese German and Spanish Spanish and Portuguese French and German (Linguistic Studies) French and Spanish (Linguistic Studies) German and Spanish (Linguistic Studies) Politics and Spanish/Portuguese and Latin-American Studies French and Philosophy German and Philosophy French and Music German and Music Management Sciences and Spanish Management Sciences and French Student Support:  Student Support Personal tutor Student mentor Liaison tutor Staff student liaison meetings Friendly caring atmosphere between staff and students Active discipline societies Humanities on the web:  Humanities on the web www.humanities.soton.ac.uk Dedicated web site for staff and students, HIP: www.hip.humanities.soton.ac.uk Discipline web sites: Archaeology: www.arch.soton.ac.uk English: www.english.soton.ac.uk Film: www.film.soton.ac.uk History: www.history.soton.ac.uk Modern Languages: www.lang.soton.ac.uk Music: www.soton.ac.uk/music Philosophy: www.philosophy.soton.ac.uk www.soton.ac.uk Sussed – the student portal Accommodation -What do I get ?:  Accommodation -What do I get ? Definitely not! Halls of Residence:  Halls of Residence 3 main groupings: Wessex Lane Glen Eyre Small Halls Ensuite or shared bathroom Full/Part Catered or Self Catered Basic, Standard & Enhanced Choose three preferences when you apply Our Halls:  Our Halls Wessex Lane Our Halls:  Our Halls Glen Eyre Wessex Lane Glen Eyre Highfield Hall – Small Halls What you get:  What you get ‘Study’ bedroom Uni-link annual pass Broadband Internet Utilities included – some have electricity charge Laundrette, telephone in room, common rooms, fitness studios, bars & social spaces Hall staff responsible for cleaning communal areas, JCR (social committees) Slide19:  Standard Room Enhanced Room Premium Room Studio Flat Kitchens:  Kitchens The Accommodation Guarantee:  The Accommodation Guarantee We offer all undergraduate students a place in halls during their first year of study, providing the following criteria are met: You normally live outside of Southampton Southampton is your first choice You are unaccompanied You apply before the deadline – 1st August Inside Halls:  Inside Halls Managing your Finances:  Managing your Finances Tuition Fees are £3070 Living in Hall costs from £62 to £130 per week TV Licence is £131.50 Insurance £25 a year Food and drink, going out, books, travel, shopping, rent & bills Student Loans:  Student Loans Tuition fee loan (you never see it) Living allowance loan (paid directly into your bank account three times a year) Apply using form PN1 from your College, your LEA or online Bridging loans if your SLC payment is late Repayment: if you’re earning £20,000 you repay £37.50 a month Is it worth the money?:  Is it worth the money? Don’t work, don’t pay! Graduate starting salary Lifetime value Job prospects Non monetary benefits Track record International Bursaries and grants:  Bursaries and grants Non repayable University of Southampton bursaries Hampshire and IOW bursaries of £1000 Maintenance grants for family if household income is below £60K. Full grant > £25K (Third of students eligible) Special support grants Don’t ask – don’t get! Scholarships:  Scholarships The School of Humanities will offer £30,000 worth of scholarships, based on high performance in entry qualifications They will be available in all subjects Progression scholarships are also available The University:  The University 20 Academic Schools with 20,000 students A Russell Group University Top 10 in UK for research Exceptional teaching Support when you graduate The University:  The University SportRec Cafés Bar 2 GP’s Dentist Travel Centre Hairdressers SSC Students’ Union:  Students’ Union Wessex scene Online – galleries and forum Union films £6 million refurbishment Cube - 1700 capacity nightclub Events – live music, theme nights, club nights, karaoke, quiz nights, balls SUAIC Arts on Campus:  Arts on Campus John Hansard gallery Nuffield Theatre Turner Simms Concert Hall Clubs and Societies:  Clubs and Societies ASSSOC - BioSoc - Chemsoc - Economics Society - Electronics and Computer Science Society - Engineering Society - English Society - Environmental Science Social Society - EUROAVIA - EUROSOC - Film Studies Society - History Society - Inns of Court Society - Law Society - Management Society - Maritime Society - Maths Society - Music Society - National Oceanography Centre Society - Nursing and Midwifery Society - Philosophy Society - Physics Society - Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Society - Population Sciences Society - Psychosoc - Sociology Society - Spanish Society - Ballet Society - Ballroom and Latin Dance Society - Bel Canto - The Chamber Choir - Breakdance Society - Circus Society - Comedy Club - Concert Band - Contemporary Dance Society - Jazz Dance Society - Jazzmanix - Live Music Society - LopSoc - Medics Revue - Showstoppers - Sinfonietta - StageSoc - SU Singers - SUJO big band - SUSO symphony orchestra - Symphonic Wind Orchestra - Tap Dance Society - Theatre Group - Cycling - Hillwalking - Mountain Bike - Stop AIDS Society - Student Action for Refugees - Students Against War - Students for NUS - African Caribbean Christian Fellowship - AlphaSoc - Buddhist Society - Catholic Society - Christian Union - Hindu Society - Islamic Society - Israel - Jewish Society - Pagan Society - Life Sciences Postgraduate Society - Optical Society of America - Postgraduate Forum - African and Caribbean Society - Asian Cultural Society - Brunei - Community Society - Chinese mainland society - Chinese Student Society - Erasmus Society - Hellenic Society - Hong Kong Society - Indonesian Student Association - Korean Student Society - Latin American Society - Malaysian Students Association - Mauritian Society - Mexican Society - Nordic Society - Persian Students Society - Portuguese Speaking People Society - Shababsoc - Singapore Society - Slav Society - SU Sri Lankan Society - Taiwanese Students Society - Tamil Society - ThaiSoc - Vietnamese Society - Gliding - Hang Gliding & Paragliding - Kite Surfing - Motor - Ski & Snowboard - Skydive - Wessex Films - AIESEC - Airsoft - Alternative Indie Music Society - Art Society - Astronomy Society - Beard Society - Bridge Society - British Universities North America Club - Computer Games Society - Conservation Volunteers - Debating Society - DJ Society - Extreme Ironing Society - Fish On Toast - Entrepreneur Society - Games Society - Guild of Change Ringers - Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Society - LodgeSoc - Meditation Society - Motorcycle Club - Photographic Society - Pimms O'clock - Poker Society - Pottery Society - Rock Society - Shiatsu Massage Club - Southampton Anime and Manga Society - Wireless Society - Agricultural Society - St John LINKS - Student Scout And Guide Organization - The Investment Society - Union Films Social Club - Vedic Society - VegiSoc - Writing Society - Yogasoc - Medical Society (Medsoc) - Amnesty International - Conservative Association - Engineers Without Borders - Labour Club - Liberal Democrat Soc - Medsin Southampton - Model United Nations - No 2 NUS - Politics Society - PURE - Socialist Student Society - Surf - Trident Paintball - Waterski & Wakeboard - Windsurf - Archery - Athletics & Cross Country - Boxing - Darts - Fencing - Golf - Rifle - Snooker - Tenpin Bowling - Trampolining - Triathlon - Aikido - Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu - Gojo Ryu - Jiu Jitsu - Judo - Karate-do Shotokai - Kick Boxing - Ko-Do Ryu - Modern Wushu - Okinawan Shorin Ryu Karate - Shaolin Kung Fu - Shorinji Kempo - Tae Kwon Do - Kung Fu Wu Shu - Boat - Canoe - Canoe Polo - Lifesaving - Sailing - Sub Aqua - Swimming - Waterpolo - American Football - Baseball - Basketball - Cricket - Football - Mens Football - Handball - Hockey - Lacrosse - Netball - Riding - Rollerhockey - Rugby - Tchoukball - Ultimate Frisbee - Vixens Cheerleading - Volleyball - Caving - Mountaineering - Badminton - Squash - Table Tennis - Tennis SportRec:  SportRec For all levels, from beginners to elite athletes Jubilee Sports Centre, £8.5 million complex: A six lane 25 metre swimming pool Split level gym with 140 stations An eight badminton court size sports hall Other facilities on campus: Four squash courts Martial arts studio Dance studios A second sports hall And the wide lane complex www.sportrec.soton.ac.uk The City:  The City 40,000 students One of UK’s greenest cities Loads of bars, pubs, cafes, restaurants, cinemas, live music Fantastic shopping facilities Excellent transport links: Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Salisbury and Winchester close by Just over an hour to London Southampton airport Statistics:  Statistics Quotes from Humanities Students SEQ 2006:  Quotes from Humanities Students SEQ 2006 Get in Contact:  Get in Contact [email protected] +44 (0)23 8059 9339

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