Southampton's Snow CATASTROPHES

UPDATE: 12:15PM – Huge snowball fight planned on Southampton Common: event details here.  UPDATE: 12:00PM – All buildings on Highfield Campus will close at 1pm today until Monday.  UPDATE: 11:45AM – […]

UPDATE: 12:15PM – Huge snowball fight planned on Southampton Common: event details here.

 UPDATE: 12:00PM – All buildings on Highfield Campus will close at 1pm today until Monday. 

UPDATE: 11:45AM – University have confirmed that afternoon exams today have been cancelled. They are most likely to be re-scheduled for Saturday 26th January. 

UPDATE: 11:30AM – Uni-Link bus services have said the University is SHUTTING at 1PM today. We will update this article once it has been confirmed that exams are cancelled. 

UPDATE 11:00AM – Met office are saying the snow might carry on falling until 10PM tonight!

If you woke up to snow this morning, be warned. The white stuff is causing havoc around Southampton.

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This bus is currently blocking the entrance to Thomas Lewis Way.

Students that have exams today are advised to walk in, leaving plenty of time to get there. The University is staying open, so no exams are cancelled unfortunately. The University is expected to make another statement at 12 following the change in situation.

Students are advised, if they can’t get to their exams safely for example if they commute, then stay at home. Contact your faculty office as soon as possible to apply for special consideration.

All First, Bluestar and Uni-Link buses are temporarily suspended due to an almost-crash on Bevois Valley.

Furthermore, over 200 schools across Hampshire are closed and Southampton Airport will not open until 3pm.

We will keep you updated on this afternoon exams. Have you been having fun in the snow? Tweet us your pictures @SotonTab.

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