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There are lots of ways to get involved and enjoy Arts at University of Southampton. From experiencing exhibitions, concerts and theatre, explore the range of opportunities from ticket offers, free events and groups.

For students, find out about arts and creative industries opportunities such as paid Excel internships with the University’s Careers and Employability programmes, or join the newly established Arts Ambassadors to meet like-minded people and gain invaluable insights in the arts and creative industries.

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Arts in the city

Explore the cities of Southampton and Winchester and see what cultural venues and events are on offer

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Top offers for students at our arts venues

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Film and video culture in Southampton

Arts Ambassadors

Looking to gain arts and creative industry experience while studying?

Launching in Spring 2017, Arts Ambassadors is a new voluntary, student-led group with Arts at University of Southampton, in partnership with Union Southampton.

Consisting of a small, motivated team of students, who together will play an active role in the University’s world-class programme of arts and culture delivering, promoting and championing the offer to encourage higher levels of engagement.

The programme will include opportunities to engage with leading arts venues (Nuffield Theatre, John Hansard Gallery and Turner Sims) and the opening of new arts complex Studio 144 in Southampton, 2017.

For more information please e-mail


Events at Arts at University of Southampton range from exhibitions, to workshops and performances. Find out about the latest events News, Views and Events page.

Ticket offers

Find out more about discounted tickets and hear about special events at Turner Sims and NST, Nuffield Southampton Theatres.

NST Student Ticket discounts are available on theatre shows upon production of valid student identification.

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Arts Pass update

The Arts Pass scheme has been discontinued, as all venues offer fantastic, value-for-money tickets to University of Southampton students.

Valid Arts Passes will still be honoured at participating venues.


Check out new and on-going opportunities across the arts

Volunteer at NST, Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Students can get real work experience by becoming a volunteer at Nuffield. Our volunteer scheme gives students the opportunity to meet people whilst gaining invaluable arts experience and practical knowledge of how a theatre is run. Currently volunteer opportunities exist in ushering and marketing.

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Careers and Employability

Find out about paid Excel internships and get advice with the University’s Careers and Employability service

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