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Postgraduate courses Business, Computing and Law: LLM (Masters of Law) MA Business Studies MA Human Resource Management MA Management (Finance, International Business) MA Marketing Management MA/PgD Personnel and Development MBA (Masters of Business Administration) MProf Business MSc Business Information Technology MSc Software Engineering Management Education: MProf Professional Development PgCert in Blended Learning Engineering and Maritime: MSc Six Sigma Quality MSc International Maritime Studies Fashion: MA Fashion Merchandise Management Journalism: MA Writing Fashion and Culture Media: MA Film MA/MProf Media (Writing, Public Relations, Interactive Production)

Sport and Tourism: MA Sport and Development MSc Tourism Management

Professional courses ACCA (Association of Chartered Accountants) CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing) CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) Cisco Certified Network ILEX (Institute of Legal Executives)

Want to know more? Click your way to www.solent.ac.uk/courses Give us a call 023 8031 9039 Email ask@solent.ac.uk *Based on average salary of our business-related graduates with a postgraduate qualification (DLHE survey 2007/08)

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Contents Welcome to the Alumni Association

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Accommodation Ennio’s Boutique Hotel £95 per room

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White Star Tavern £89 standard room, £109 Superior room

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Jurys Inn £69.00 single room, £79 double or twin room

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Restaurants Banana Wharf 15% off table bills

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Bella Italia 25% off table bills

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Cantina Mexican free jug of wine for tables of 2 or more

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Cargo free starter or dessert with any main course

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Dock Gate 4 15% off table bills

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Ennio’s Ristorante E Bar Italiano 15% off table bills

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Genii Cupcakes 6 free cupcakes with any order

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Kuti’s Brasserie 20% off food bills

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Kuti’s Thai Pier 20% off food bills

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La Tavernetta 25% off table bills

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Puccinis 15% off table bills

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Pulcinella 20% off food bills

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Scoozi free bottle of wine for tables of 4 or more

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The Square Artisan Cafe 22% off table bills. Glass of Champagne & Smoked Salmon Bagel

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White Star Tavern complimentary bottle of house wine for tables of four or more, when ordering main courses at lunch.

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Yuzu Lounge 15% off table bills

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Welcome to the Alumni Association Congratulations

Congratulations on your results. in your studies and I look forward to your graduation from Southampton Solent University. I am sure you are excited as you have worked hard to get here and I wish you the best for the future. As Alumni Officer of Southampton Solent University I always like to hear about the progress and achievements of our former students. So I hope you will want to stay in touch with us.

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Please keep us posted on where you are and what you are doing through our alumni association, on 023 8031 9038 or via email at alumni@solent.ac.uk. Keep up to date with developments at the University through our annual alumni magazine, Headway, and through our website, www.solent.ac.uk/alumni. Personal visits, mentoring, work experience and employment opportunities for our students are a greatly valued form of support that you might be in a good position to give. If, at any point, now or in the future, you would like to become involved in some way, I would be delighted to hear from you. All best wishes for the future, Yours sincerely,

Melissa Reddington-Cartmell Alumni Officer


Accommodation

Ennio’s Boutique Hotel £95 per room

Ennio’s Boutique Hotel features five exquisitely appointed bedrooms providing not just a taste of luxury, but a unique sleep experience with each room boasting its own character and unique views, combined with practicality and comfort.

White Star Tavern Preferential room rates to include breakfast Standard Rooms at £89, Superior Rooms at £109.

Each room features the original decorative, steel columns and integrates a sympathetic interior that recognizes the history, whilst providing the luxurious and individual touches synonymous with boutique accommodation. Combining city chic, with a traditionally opulent feel, every moment of your stay has been carefully thought about to ensure your experience will be remembered.

The White Star’s boutique style rooms have been awarded 5 stars and the relaxed and informal ethos sits well amongst the cosmopolitan and colourful Oxford Street location. Style and quality extend upstairs to each of the 13 individually styled luxury guest rooms. For longer stays we have a 3 bedroom serviced apartment.

White Star offers a unique mix in the city centre of Southampton, with an award winning restaurant and rooms and accommodation.

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Jurys Inn Charlotte Place only

Special accommodation rates: ÂŁ69.00 for single occupancy to include English breakfast ÂŁ79.00 for double or twin occupancy to include English breakfast These rates will be available from Sunday 31 October to Sunday 7 November 2010 inclusive and will be bookable through the reservations department on 02380 371111 choosing option 1 and quoting Southampton Solent University Graduation.

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Jurys Inn also offers 10% discount on all food and beverage purchased in the hotel for the same dates, this would be valid throughout the stay for any resident guests and on a one off basis to anyone presenting the booklet/discount card (it will not apply for breakfast). Jurys Inn is one of the largest hotels in Southampton located by the University, the Guildhall, and the central train station. The rooms are spacious and comfortable with duvets, airconditioning, multi-channel 26 inch TV, tea/coffee tray, well-lit workspaces and high speed internet. Our bedrooms can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children sharing, offering excellent value for money.


Resturants

Banana Wharf

15% off table bills Ocean Village only Banana Wharf is a waterside restaurant and bar based in Ocean Village, one of the most attractive marinas on the South Coast. Grads and their families can enjoy blends of

Bella Italia

25% off table bills Bella Italia has been bringing a taste of Italy to the UK since the early 1990s. With a menu combining delicious pizza and pasta with a superb range of grill and speciality dishes there’s something for everybody

tropical and oriental dishes with great seafood, traditional favourites, pizzas and pastas and the stylish bar has a wonderful selection of drinks, cocktails, or simply coffee and a chat. If you want to enjoy the view, there is a heated and covered patio area for outdoor dining with unobstructed views of the yacht-filled marina.

The food is complemented by some fantastic Italian wines - many from smaller producers and all chosen by a Master of Wine - beers and soft drinks. Bella Italia likes to welcome families into the restaurant for an enjoyable and authentic Italian experience.

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Cantina Mexican Restaurant and Bar Available lunch and dinner – Free jug of house wine for tables of two or more, when ordering a main course off the main menu. Cantina Mexican are passionate about bringing you fresh, tasty and affordable authentic

Cargo

free starter or dessert with any Main Course Tucked away in the trendy Oxford Street area of Southampton you will find an unexpected haven of luxury, a listed building dedicated to fine food, rest and relaxation. With modern, sleek interiors and ‘no-fuss favourites’ the hotel restaurant has a unique feel

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Mexican food. With their menu there are as many ways of eating as there are flavours. Have a light snack or market tapas with drinks; share small dishes with friends or have a hearty meal all to yourself. We hope you'll try new things, discover delights and firm favourites along the way and most of all enjoy the unique taste and hospitality of Cantina.

of home. This gives way to a host of fine ingredients, all of which extensively feature on our seasonal menus. It becomes a convivial space for both intimate suppers and hearty lunches. Our head chef, produced and creates some wonderful comforting dishes, from traditional beef &ale pie to traditional eggs benedict. Fresh natural foods, carefully prepared and artistically presented.


Dock Gate 4

15% off table bills Dock Gate 4 bar & grill is located in the former ballroom of the South Western Hotel, at the entrance to the bustling Oxford Street area. This bar and grill restaurant is first class with a modern British and European style menu that

Ennio’s Ristorante E Bar Italiano 15% off table bills

Ennio’s is located in one of the most prestigious parts of Southampton, facing directly onto the old waterfront and Southampton Water. The 100 seater restaurant is located on the ground floor of a lovingly converted old Victorian

blends classic and grill brasserie dishes. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, Dockgate 4 bar & grill is a place to relax in at any time of day during Graduation Week, whether it's for a glass of wine, dancing in Club4, or enjoying al fresco drinks and dining on the heated terrace.

warehouse. The restaurant is famous for traditional homemade cuisine and was voted the best Italian restaurant in Hampshire. The menu is extensive including fine pastas and top quality fresh fish, with a selection of different varieties daily. Open for lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday, Ennio’s offers the taste of a traditional Italian trattoria.

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Genii Cupcakes

6 free cupcakes with any order Genii Cupcakes specialise in delicious American cupcakes for all occasions. Whether you are looking for the classics such as lemon or vanilla, or want to try the scrumptious Chocolate Fudge Sundae Cupcake we have something for you.

Kutis Brasserie

20% off food bills An exclusive and exciting Indian restaurant in the stylish Oxford Street that serves truly authentic Indian cuisine in a Bangladeshi style. Enjoy a selection of traditional and innovative

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Our cupcakes can be individualy designed to fit any occasion from wedding anniversaries, birthdays, baby showers to themed parties. www.genii-cupcakes.co.uk Tel: 02380 410786

new dishes created by a combination of superb new facilities and a long standing local reputation for excellence. Graduates and their guests can choose whether they wish to dine a la carte or enjoy the buffet table with its wide choice of starters, main courses and desserts.


Kutis Royal Thai Pier 20% off food bills

This is not just any Thai this is Kuti’s Thai. The restaurant is situated on two floors in the elegantly refurbished Royal Pier building, overlooking Southampton Water, serving an extensive range of traditional Thai dishes.

La Tavernetta

25% off table bills Contemporary Italian and Mediterranean Cuisine served in a relaxed and friendly environment. We specialise in Pizza, Pasta Fresh Fish and Meat.

For a truly unique experience head to Kuti’s Royal Thai Pier where the contemporary fuses with traditional in this stylish restaurant, ideal for a celebratory Thai meal after graduating. The authentic interior decor and the healthy Thai cuisine ensure a memorable visit to the pier of Southampton.

La Tavernetta uses only quality and the freshest ingredients to create a varied menu selection to tempt all tastes. After dark La Tavernetta lights up as a lively late bar.

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Puccinis

15% off table bills Puccini’s’ Ristorante Italiano in Shirley Road and Bedford Place Southampton, provide traditional food made from the best Italian ingredients, served in a fantastic trattoria atmosphere. .

Pulcinella

20% off table bills This new restaurant has gone through extensive renovations to create a contemporary and stylish interior with an alfresco dining area. The candle-lit tables create a relaxed atmosphere for an enjoyable dining experience.

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Both restaurants are bright, airy and bustling and offer a friendly Italian welcome. Enjoy alfresco dining in both restaurants with Bedford place providing customers with the opportunity to enjoy the new urban roof terrace, whilst in Shirley the outside terrace is available during the summer months. All the dishes are freshly prepared in Puccini’s famous open kitchens using the very best Italian ingredients.

Pulcinella only use the freshest local ingredients to create their typically Neapolitan dishes. Located in Carlton Place this is an ideal opportunity for graduates to take their families to their local Italian restaurant. Don’t let the cold weather stop you from enjoying the warm atmosphere and fine culinary delights served every day at the newest member of the Pulcinella tradition.


Scoozi

free bottle of wine for tables of four or more Scoozi are passionate about great food and wine, served in a vibrant, warm and friendly atmosphere.

Café in the Square

22% discount on bills Glass of Champagne with Salmon Bagels £7.95 The Cafe on the ground floor of the Sir James Matthews building has undergone a complete refurbishment this summer. Artisan Cafe now offers triple certified coffee

Scoozi only use the best ingredients. The food reflects Italian tradition, authenticity and a commitment to quality. Scoozi’s desserts and ice creams are also all made with the same passion and desire thus ensuring that you finish off your meal in true ‘Italian’ style.

along with a range of cold drinks and snacks. The new comfy seating and bistro style service means the Artisan Cafe is a great place to celebrate graduation and reminisce about your time at the University. All students and staff have a 22% discount off the displayed price Simply show your staff/student campus card to claim the discount

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White Star Tavern Receive a complimentary bottle of house wine for tables of four or more, when ordering main courses at lunch. White Star Tavern’s restaurant boasts 2 AA Rosettes for food and dining, plus there is a vibrant and

Yuzu Lounge Bar 15% off table bills

Yuzu Lounge Bar is the latest addition to the Delicious Dining Group portfolio, replacing The Wine Bar, Yuzu Lounge is a fresh creation.

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animated bar which offers the very best drinks and cocktails. Food is cooked with care and skill, using fresh locally sourced ingredients to produce classic modern British dishes. Diners can choose to eat in the contemporary restaurant or spacious bar area, or even alfresco in good weather.

Aesthetically, Yuzu was designed to create a brand and interior mood that reflects the wider market in Bedford Place, a relaxing daytime venue and an ideal meeting place, which then transforms in the evenings to offer a smart contemporary bar and late night venue.


Numbers at a glance Ennio’s Boutique Hotel

Cantina Mexican

Puccini’s Shirley

Town Quay Road SO14 2AR Tel: 023 8022 1159 Email booking@ennios.co.uk www.ennios-boutiquehotel.co.uk/southamptonboutique-hotel/home

2a - 3a Bedford Place SO15 2BY Tel: 023 8022 0500

325 - 327 Shirley Road, SO15 3HW Tel: 023 8076 4522

Cargo

Puccini’s Bedford Place

20-22 Oxford St SO14 3DJ Tel: 023 8082 9042

10 Bedford Place, SO15 2DB Tel: 023 8022 3388

White Star Tavern 28 Oxford Street SO14 3DJ Tel: 023 8082 1990 Email: reservations@ whitestartavern.co.uk www.whitestartavern.co.uk/ home/rooms.php

Dock Gate 4 Bar & Grill

Pulcinella

1 South Western House, SO14 3AS Tel: 023 8033 9303

16 Carlton Pl SO15 2DY Tel: 023 8033 5100

Ennio’s Ristorante E Bar Italiano

Scoozi

Jurys Inn

Town Quay Rd SO14 2AR Tel: (0)23 8022 1159

Jurys Inn Hotel Southampton, Charlotte Place, SO14 0TB Tel: 023 8037 1111, www.southamptonhotels. jurysinns.com

Banana Wharf Ocean Village, SO14 3JF Tel: 023 8033 8866

Bella Italia 107 Above Bar SO14 7FH Tel: 023 8022 7664

Bella Italia 19 Hanover Buildings SO14 1JX Tel: 023 8033 9215

37A Oxford St SO14 3DP Tel: 023 8090 8700

The Square Artisan Cafe Genii Cupcakes 56 Lavington Gardens SO52 9NR Tel: 023 8041 0786

Kuti’s Brasserie 37-39 Oxford St SO14 3DP Tel: 023 8022 1585

Kuti’s Royal Thai Pier 30 Town Quay Rd Tel: 023 8033 9211

La Tavernetta

(the extensively refurbished Cafe in the Square) Sir James Matthew Building SO14 7NN Tel: 023 8031 9007

White Star Tavern 28 Oxford Street SO14 3DJ Tel: 023 8082 1990

Yuzu Lounge 29 Bedford Place SO15 2DG Tel: 023 8033 8898

1-3 Civic Centre Rd Tel: 023 8063 5185

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