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Em Bollon, Vice-President of Societies & Individual Development at the University of Surrey Students’ Union, recently entered the Open Mic UK 2012 competition. Alongside her bandmate  Ann Haig, they competed against thousands of other acts.

4th Dec 2012


Considering the success of British events over the summer of 2012, the union and its societies faced a tough job at the beginning of the academic year; everyone’s expectations were high after national events such as the Olympics, and the high quality of last year’s events around campus. So how did we do? Fresher’s week started the year with a bang (no, literally) with Monday’s act Wiley causing a twitter row after he turned up late to a crowd of unimpressed students who had effectively paid £10 for him to prance around for 10 minutes on stage.

19th May 2013


  Campus is packed with societies and clubs. They offer experiences often considered invaluable in keeping students sane during their degrees.

1st Mar 2013


  A report published by the UK think tank, Chatham House, claims that the increasing use of biofuels will be more harmful to the environment than fossil fuels, and will cost motorists as much as £1.3bn a year by 2020.

22nd Apr 2013


  South Korean superstar PSY is back with a new single released, globally-titled ‘Gentleman’. The new-found global marketing push comes after PSY was signed on by Scooter Braun, best known as the manager for pop sensations Justin Bieber and Carly Rae Jepson.

21st May 2013


Around the week of Margaret Thatcher’s death, there was much debate on her position regarding sport. There were some distasteful feelings left over when the Manchester clubs, United and City, chose not to observe a minutes silence in memory of the former Prime Minister.

27th Apr 2013


I think it is good to exercise and to want a hot body, but I think it gets to a certain point when your body can only really change so much. Some people will always have flat bums and some will have juicy ones, but obsessing over food and exercise so much that it takes over your life is really a waste of time.

22nd Nov 2012


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Should football managers’ political views matter to a football club?

Published 27th Apr 2013

After Martin O’Neill was sacked from Sunderland, he was later replaced with Paulo Di Canio, the former Swindon manager. It seems Paulo Di Canio had been the firm choice by Sunderland owner and Chairman Ellis Short with him being the most likely candidate to invigorate the squad and get the team out of the relegation battle with his personality and charisma rather than his managerial experience.Read more...

European Competition Round-Up

Published 27th Apr 2013

The second leg of Dortmund against Malaga was one of the maddest football matches that will happen in any Champions League competition across the next ten years. With a 0-0 first leg at Malaga, anything could happen at the Walstadion in Dortmund and it was a footballing treat.Read more...

Thatcher and Sport

Published 27th Apr 2013

Around the week of Margaret Thatcher’s death, there was much debate on her position regarding sport. There were some distasteful feelings left over when the Manchester clubs, United and City, chose not to observe a minutes silence in memory of the former Prime Minister.Read more...

Swans Soar into Europe

Published 4th Mar 2013

This year’s League Cup, or Capital One Cup, was played out between Bradford City and Swansea City on 24   Nathan Dyer scored twice, as did Jonathan De Guzman, whilst Spanish sensation Michu netted the other. In the lead up to the game Swansea were largely ignored, with a lot of focus on their League 2 opposition, but they were thoroughly professional, played their own game and saw off a team that Arsenal, Wigan Athletic and the aforementioned Aston Villa could not beat.Read more...

Strain Showing at the Top

Published 4th Mar 2013

In the last two weeks we have seen two extremely notable outbursts in the Premier League by managers of perennial top four sides. Before Arsenal’s game with Bayern Munich, Arsene Wenger lost it with two separate journalists for asking perfectly legitimate questions.Read more...

Champions League Last 16 Week 2 Roundup

Published 4th Mar 2013

  Arsenal          1 – 3   Bayern Munich Porto               1 – 0   Malaga AC Milan       2 – 0   Barcelona Galatasaray   1 – 1   Schalke 04   The big game from the first night in the second week of the last sixteen of the Champions League occurred in London. Arsenal were thoroughly outplayed for long periods, particularly the first thirty minutes of the game, and Bayern looked both highly dangerous in sustained periods of possession and on the break.Read more...

Who´s Next For Chelsea?

Published 4th Mar 2013

This week after his Chelsea side beat Middlesbrough 2-0 in the FA Cup, Rafa Benitez came out all guns blazing with his criticism of Blues fans that have been unsupportive of him during his short time at the club. He stated that he would only stay on as manager until May, and that handing the title of ‘interim’ manager had been a ‘massive mistake’.Read more...

Champions League Last 16 Week 1 Roundup

Published 18th Feb 2013

Real Madrid              1-1      Manchester United Shaktar Donestsk    2-2      Borussia Dortmund Celtic                          0-3      Juventus Valencia                    1-2      PSG   This week saw the first lot of fixtures for the knockout round of the Champions League with the away sides generally faring well. I was lucky enough to see almost the entirety of all the games and the games were a great advocate for world football’s premier competition.Read more...

Beckham makes all the Right Moves – except on the pitch

Published 18th Feb 2013

The end of the transfer window saw David Beckham as the highest profile mover – despite no money being transferred. This is obviously due to the fact he left LA Galaxy and was unattached to a club.Read more...

Surrey vs. Sussex

Published 21st Nov 2012

University of Surrey Mens FC 1s: 1 University of Sussex Mens FC 1s: 4   This game on the 7   The start of the fixture saw Surrey as the better side, enjoying the best of the possession but lacking a final product in the final third. The team also looked better off the ball, squeezing their opposition well and not allowing Sussex time on the ball.Read more...

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