Freshers/Refreshers Events

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Fri 16th September

The University's St Helena site Freshers Fair - St Helena, Chesterfield
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. Welcome Fest
1pm - 6pm
Freshers Village
It all starts here..
Welcome Party
9pm - 3am
Popworld
Your official welcome to Derby Uni!

Sun 18th September

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

Mon 19th September

Some students relaxing outdoors at Freshers Fair Freshers Fair Day 1
9am - 4pm
Freshers Village
Your University of Derby life is about to begin. Start it in the best possible way, with us!
Quiz at Friary
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 Freshers Fair Day 2
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. Outdoor Cinema (Film TBC)
7pm - 10pm
Freshers Village
Enjoy a family friendly film night in our Freshers Village!
Vodka Rocks Frat Party
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!
Rock and Roll Bingo
10pm - midnight
Friary
IT'S NOT JUST BINGO... IT'S ROCK N ROLL BINGO!

Wed 21st September

Students browsing the vintage clothes sale Vintage Vera Kilo Sale
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 Rounders Tournament
1pm - 6pm
Upper Pitch, Kedleston Road
Get a taste of the Union Sports by watching our sports teams play a game of Rounders.
Students watching a film in an outdoor cinema Outdoor Cinema (Film TBC)
7pm - 10pm
Freshers Village
Enjoy a family friendly film night in our Freshers village!
Pre-drinks at Stonegate Venues
7pm - 10pm
Friary/Fever/Hideout
Start the party early with pre-drinks at top venues in the city.
Secret New Wednesday Night
9pm - 3am
Popworld
The biggest student night in Derby!

Thu 22nd September

Students browsing the vintage clothes sale Vintage Vera Kilo Sale
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. Advice Tea Party
11am - 5pm
Freshers Village
Enjoy free cake and refreshments and meet with your Union.
Inflatable Rave
9pm - 3am
Fever
Crazy inflatables all night long
Karaoke
10pm - 3am
Friary
Sing your heart out at the best Karaoke party in Derby!

Fri 23rd September

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

Sat 24th September

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

Sun 25th September

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

Mon 26th September

Photo of our radio studio 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 Roadshow
10am - 2pm
Britannia Mill
Meet your Union, and find out how we represent you!
Quiz at Friary
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 Paper crafts with the Voice Team
11am - 2pm
Atrium
An opportunity to learn new skills, and find out more about how your Union represents you.
Rock and Roll Bingo
8:30pm - midnight
Friary
IT'S NOT JUST BINGO... IT'S ROCK N ROLL BINGO!
Wild West
9pm - 3am
Hideout
Howdy partners, join us for a Rodeo!!

Wed 28th September

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

Thu 29th September

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

Fri 30th September

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

Sat 1st October

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

Sun 2nd October

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