SUCU Newsletter


September is here, and university is right around the corner, which means that we will soon be welcoming thousands of new students to our campus! We have an amazing opportunity to make friends with all of these wonderful people, as well as tell them the wonderful news of our Saviour Jesus Christ.

Here is your guide to the next week as we welcome international students to Southampton. Please sign up here to get involved.

Tuesday 18th September – SUCU Equip

Come along on Tuesday to catch up with all of SUCU and receive some excellent training and advice for all the events we have coming over the next few weeks. It is so important for us to be equipped and ready to spread the news of Jesus, so if you can make it then please come!

Where: Building 58/ 1067

When: 10:00 – 17:00


Wed 19th and Thurs 20th September – International Move In & International Meals

Thousands of international students will be moving into halls next week and they need our help! It is such an amazing witness being a friendly face to these students, many of whom won’t know anybody else in the country. If you have signed up to help and come to SUCU equip then you can be paid for your help. However, even if not then we would still love your help! Please speak to Antje or Matt to let them know.

Where: Various halls

              We will have a base on Highfield campus both days. Wed: 29/2075 and Thurs: 04/4005.

When: 11:00 – 24:00

On the first evening of international move in we will be hosting a meal. This is a perfect space for international students to come together, make friends, and learn about the gospel. It would be wonderful for you to come and join us for what promises to be a wonderful evening!

Where: Faith & Reflection Centre

When: 18:00 – 20:00

On the second evening Lighthouse International Church are hosting a meal. We are very welcome to join them and meet students living in the city centre.

Where: Southampton Lighthouse International Church

When: from 19:00

Please let Antje know if you would like to come to either of these meals to keep track of numbers.


Friday 21st September – Treasure Hunt, Unite and Ceilidh

On Friday we will be hosting a treasure hunt! This is the perfect opportunity for international students to discover Highfield campus before lectures begin. There may even be tasty treasures involved… Come join us if you fancy roaming around campus with a group of international students.

Where: Redbrick (there will be a gazebo set up)

When: 12:00 – 14:00

We will also be having our first Unite meeting on Friday afternoon! This is a great opportunity to spend some time in worship and fellowship, and prepare ourselves for all that this year will hold, as well as catch up with people who you haven’t seen for a while. It will also give you the opportunity to hear more about what is going on over the coming weeks.

Where: Building 32/ 1015 (the normal Unite room)

When: 15:00 – 16:30 (not the normal Unite time)

Friday also means we will be hosting our famous CU ceilidh! It is a wonderful opportunity to meet so many of the new international students, so please do come along for an evening of food, fun and some excellent dancing with the ceilidh band Fiddler on the Hoof!

Where: 286 Burgess Road (City Life church)

When: 18:00 – 21:00

And this is just the beginning! We have so many exciting opportunities over the next few weeks to spread the amazing news we have about Jesus Christ. Please use the link above to sign up to help at these events, and the ones the following week; even dedicating just a few hours of your time would be wonderful.

Please keep an eye on the page, there will be many important updates coming your way.

I have a question, who do I go to?

International questions: Antje –

Freshers questions: Matt –

Other questions: Me –

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