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Post by Deb GP » Thu Jan 13, 2005 11:00 am

I went to So'ton Uni.
Am happy to comment - halls of residence, areas of town to avoid, decent (student) pubs, recipes for Juicy Lucys (a Southampton Cocktail special), et c.

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Post by Great Plum » Thu Jan 13, 2005 11:45 am

So did most of the Meeks family, bar Michael I think Debbie....

And quite a lot of the guys who left in the last couple of years...

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Post by Deb GP » Thu Jan 13, 2005 12:51 pm

And? I don't see them posting here... :P

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Post by Great Plum » Mon Jan 17, 2005 12:16 pm

Fair point! :)

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Post by Hendrik » Sun Jan 23, 2005 6:01 pm

i think southampton has the biggest old blue community in the world. i believe bristol is second. southampton and bristol should have their own bl**dy forum!

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Post by bb503 » Mon Jan 24, 2005 10:06 pm

I'm down here in sunny Soton at the moment (and i can think of at least 10 others who are!!) so Slender you may be right! But seriously, its a really good Uni for the right subjects and I'd also be happy to advise anyone who wants to come here/show them around.

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Post by Laura M » Fri Feb 18, 2005 2:57 pm

I'm in the Soton massive at the moment!! If anyone is thinking of coming to Southampton (particularly to study humanities) next year or in the future (and you should) and wants a tour of mighty Soton let me know, as I am a very lazy student I have lots of free time!!!
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Post by QB_DeRuyter » Tue Sep 06, 2005 10:39 am

For an honest Truth, I went to Southampton Institute, the city, well, I wasn't keen on it, nightlife wasnt too great. The Institute it self seemed to be a little run down and adminstration, when dealing with a problem was extremely slow. Halls on the other hand were an absolute laugh, al halls i was in or visited were great! I ended dropping out after two terms as I didnt like the course I was on and the fact thatI REALLY didnt like the City. Sorry if that put a downer on thing, Oli
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Post by bb503 » Tue Sep 06, 2005 11:09 am

To be honest I can't say that I blame you Oli, the institute (or Solent Uni as it's now called) has never been exactly highly rated... The REAL Uni on the other hand is completely different! No, I will concede that you're right about the town. There's nothing particularly special about it, lots of fairly non-descript clubs/pubs, all the usual chains. There are a few exceptions, but you've really gotta search a bit for them. But each to their own... the nightlife was never my primary concern when picking a Uni so it's turned out ok for me. All the best Oli in whatever you end up doing. Take it easy, Ben

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Post by DavebytheSea » Thu Oct 05, 2006 6:06 pm

What about physics at Southampton? .... and sailing????
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Post by blondie95 » Thu Oct 05, 2006 7:25 pm

well everyone i know who went to Southampton went for engineering and science subjects-its very good in that area i believe

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Post by Hannoir » Thu Oct 05, 2006 7:34 pm

well its by the sea and the sailing is top notch in the solent, isle of wight etc. yep it does have a good rep for sciences.
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Post by Sallz » Wed May 20, 2009 12:43 pm

I only just found this thread- Not sure how I managed that.

I'm just coming to the end of my first year at Soton, and thought I would leave a note for any current blues looking to come in the next few years to say there is still an OB at Soton.
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