Union Events List

Fri 16th September

The University's St Helena site Union of Students Freshers Fair - St Helena, Chesterfield
16th September 10am - 3pm
St Helena, Chesterfield
Join us in Chesterfield for a warm welcome from your Union, and other fantastic organisations

Sat 17th September

A group of students chat round a table outside at a Freshers event. Bunting hangs above them. Union of Students Welcome Fest
17th September 1pm - 6pm
Freshers Village
It all starts here..
Freshers Welcome Party
17th September 9pm - 3am
Popworld
Your official welcome to Derby Uni!

Sun 18th September

Freshers Hideout Brunch
18th September noon - 3pm
Hideout
Come down to Hideout for hair of the dog, or a strong coffee, the choice is yours!
Freshers UV Rave at Popworld
18th September 9pm - 3am
Popworld
Mad DJs, crazy lasers, insane UV!

Mon 19th September

Some students relaxing outdoors at Freshers Fair Union of Students Freshers Fair Day 1
19th September 9am - 4pm
Freshers Village
Your University of Derby life is about to begin. Start it in the best possible way, with us!
Freshers Quiz at Friary
19th September 9pm - 3am
Friary
Gather your flat mates and see who is the best pub quiz team member - and who needs to hit the books!

Tue 20th September

Students having fun at Freshers Fair Union of Students Freshers Fair Day 2
20th September 10am - 4pm
Freshers Village
Your University of Derby life is about to begin. Start it in the best possible way, with us!
Students watching a film in an outdoor cinema. Union of Students Outdoor Cinema (Film TBC)
20th September 7pm - 10pm
Freshers Village
Enjoy a family friendly film night in our Freshers Village!
Freshers Vodka Rocks Frat Party
20th September 9pm - 3am
Hideout
Jocks vs cheerleaders. Dig out the fancy dress and face paint, gather your gang, and come down to the best night out in town!
Freshers Rock and Roll Bingo
20th September 10pm - midnight
Friary
IT'S NOT JUST BINGO... IT'S ROCK N ROLL BINGO!

Wed 21st September

Students browsing the vintage clothes sale Union of Students Vintage Vera Kilo Sale
21st September 10am - 5pm
Freshers Village
Vintage Vera, the UK's best provider of pre-loved vintage, will be back as part of our Freshers Village
Student playing rounders Union of Students Rounders Tournament
21st September 1pm - 6pm
Upper Pitch, Kedleston Road
Get a taste of the Union Sports by watching our sports teams play a game of Rounders.
Phantom Radio The SLLET Radio Show - The First Show
21st September 4pm - 6pm
Phantom Radio
Josh is back for another year and is joined by Lux for the first show of the new semester. Live from Freshers (time TBC - it'll be a busy week)
Students watching a film in an outdoor cinema Union of Students Outdoor Cinema (Film TBC)
21st September 7pm - 10pm
Freshers Village
Enjoy a family friendly film night in our Freshers village!
Freshers Pre-drinks at Stonegate Venues
21st September 7pm - 10pm
Friary/Fever/Hideout
Start the party early with pre-drinks at top venues in the city.
Freshers Secret New Wednesday Night
21st September 9pm - 3am
Popworld
The biggest student night in Derby!

Thu 22nd September

Students browsing the vintage clothes sale Union of Students Vintage Vera Kilo Sale
22nd September 10am - 5pm
Freshers Village
Vintage Vera, the UK's best provider of pre-loved vintage, will be back as part of our Freshers Village
Students eating cakes outdoors. Union of Students Advice Tea Party
22nd September 11am - 5pm
Freshers Village
Enjoy free cake and refreshments and meet with your Union.
Freshers Inflatable Rave
22nd September 9pm - 3am
Fever
Crazy inflatables all night long
Freshers Karaoke
22nd September 10pm - 3am
Friary
Sing your heart out at the best Karaoke party in Derby!

Fri 23rd September

Two origami cranes made from colourful paper Elected Officers Online paper crafts with Alexandra Mazilu
23rd September 11am - noon
MS Teams
Try paper crafts like origami and quill art, whilst chatting to your VP Education, Alex. Give it a go!
Two origami cranes made from colourful paper Elected Officers Online paper crafts with Alexandra Mazilu
23rd September 2pm - 3pm
MS Teams
Try paper crafts like origami and quill art, whilst chatting to your VP Education, Alex. Give it a go!
Freshers Paint Party
23rd September 9pm - 3am
Popworld
Expect UV paint, face painting and mad DJ's

Sat 24th September

Freshers Sports Saturdays
24th September 10am - 9pm
Friary/Hideout
Sports fan? Look no further than Sports Saturdays: A jam packed day of sports fixtures and drinks deals!
Freshers Big Saturday Night Out!
24th September 9pm - 3am
Friary/Fever/Hideout/Popworld
Cheers to the freakin' weekend!!

Sun 25th September

Freshers Brunch at Hideout
25th September noon - 3pm
Hideout
Come down to Hideout for hair of the dog, or a strong coffee, the choice is yours!
Freshers Foam Party
25th September 9pm - 3am
Popworld
The UK's biggest foam cannons are coming to Popworld...

Mon 26th September

Photo of our radio studio Phantom Radio Phantom Radio Give it a Go Sessions - Autumn 2022
26th September midnight - 1st October midnight
Phantom Radio Studio
Phantom Radio will be running Give it a Go sessions for anyone interested in starting their own radio show
Union of Students Union Roadshow
26th September 10am - 2pm
Britannia Mill
Meet your Union, and find out how we represent you!
Freshers Quiz at Friary
26th September 9pm - 3am
Friary
Gather your flat mates and see who is the best pub quiz team member - and who needs to hit the books!

Tue 27th September

Two origami cranes made from colourful paper Union of Students Paper crafts with the Voice Team
27th September 11am - 2pm
Atrium
An opportunity to learn new skills, and find out more about how your Union represents you.
Freshers Rock and Roll Bingo
27th September 8:30pm - midnight
Friary
IT'S NOT JUST BINGO... IT'S ROCK N ROLL BINGO!
Freshers Wild West
27th September 9pm - 3am
Hideout
Howdy partners, join us for a Rodeo!!

Wed 28th September

Union of Students Union Roadshow
28th September 10am - 2pm
Markeaton Street
Meet your Union, and find out how we represent you!
Freshers Pre-drinks at Stonegate Venues
28th September 7pm - 10pm
Friary/Fever/Hideout
Start the party early with pre-drinks at top venues in the city.
Freshers Secret New Wednesday Night
28th September 9pm - 3am
Popworld
The biggest student night in Derby!

Thu 29th September

Union of Students OFGS Freshers BBQ
29th September 11am - 3pm
One Friar Gate Square
Food, drinks and a mini Freshers Fair!
Freshers Karaoke
29th September 8pm - midnight
Friary
Sing your heart out at the best Karaoke party in Derby!
Freshers Vodka Rocks Beach Party
29th September 9pm - 3am
Fever
Show us your best sun, sea and sand themed fancy dress!

Fri 30th September

Freshers End of Freshers Party
30th September 9pm - 3am
Popworld
The BIGGEST and CRAZIEST Fresher's night out!!

Sat 1st October

Freshers Sports Saturdays
1st October noon - 6pm
Friary/Hideout
Sports fan? Look no further than Sports Saturdays: A jam packed day of sports fixtures and drinks deals!
Freshers Big Saturday Night Out!
1st October 9pm - 3am
Friary/Fever/Hideout
Cheers to the freakin' weekend!!

Sun 2nd October

Freshers Brunch at Hideout
2nd October noon - 3pm
Hideout
Come down to Hideout for hair of the dog, or a strong coffee, the choice is yours!
Freshers Survivors Event
2nd October 9pm - 3am
Popworld
Join us at Popworld to send Freshers '22 off with a bang!

Thu 13th October

A student smiling with a microphone Student Voice Scrutiny Panel
13th October 10am - noon
Officers are ‘scrutinised’ on their work and progress towards their manifesto aims.

Thu 17th November

Advertisment Derby Film Festival
17th November midnight - 21st November midnight
QUAD
The Derby QUAD Derby Film Festival returns from 17-21 November and showcases the best of cinema, with films never before screened in Derby, previews, short films, talks, special guests and more.

Fri 18th November

Advertisment Derby Film Festival
17th November midnight - 21st November midnight
QUAD
The Derby QUAD Derby Film Festival returns from 17-21 November and showcases the best of cinema, with films never before screened in Derby, previews, short films, talks, special guests and more.

Sat 19th November

Advertisment Derby Film Festival
17th November midnight - 21st November midnight
QUAD
The Derby QUAD Derby Film Festival returns from 17-21 November and showcases the best of cinema, with films never before screened in Derby, previews, short films, talks, special guests and more.

Sun 20th November

Advertisment Derby Film Festival
17th November midnight - 21st November midnight
QUAD
The Derby QUAD Derby Film Festival returns from 17-21 November and showcases the best of cinema, with films never before screened in Derby, previews, short films, talks, special guests and more.

Mon 21st November

Advertisment Derby Film Festival
17th November midnight - 21st November midnight
QUAD
The Derby QUAD Derby Film Festival returns from 17-21 November and showcases the best of cinema, with films never before screened in Derby, previews, short films, talks, special guests and more.

Mon 13th February

A student smiling with a microphone Student Voice Scrutiny Panel
13th February 1pm - 3pm
Officers are ‘scrutinised’ on their work and progress towards their manifesto aims.

Wed 3rd May

A student smiling with a microphone Student Voice Scrutiny Panel
3rd May 10am - noon
Officers are ‘scrutinised’ on their work and progress towards their manifesto aims.

Wed 5th July

A student smiling with a microphone Student Voice Scrutiny Panel
5th July 1pm - 3pm
Officers are ‘scrutinised’ on their work and progress towards their manifesto aims.