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Wed 29th August

Global Cafe
1pm - 3pm
Costa (Guild of Students)
Meet other students over a FREE Costa Coffee!
RA's Cadbury World Trip
1:30pm - 5pm
Cadbury World
Join us as we discover the amazing world of Cadbury! Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun-packed day out to Cadbury World.

Sat 22nd September

Student Mentor Scheme Office Hours
4pm - 8pm
The Student Mentor Scheme Office, The Vale Hub
Have you got any questions about settling in to university life? Pop in and speak to your Student Mentors.
Halls Pizza Party
6pm - 9pm
All Accommodation Sites (Common Room)
Hang out with your new flatmates and hallreps over a few slices of free pizza...
Refreshers Returners 2018
22nd September 11pm - 30th September 4am
Various Locations
Don't miss out on the biggest student events! This is your opportunity to experience Freshers all over again. Receive guaranteed entry to some of the biggest & best student nights at the busiest time of the year.

Sun 23rd September

Halls Pizza Party
6pm - 9pm
All Accommodation Sites (Common Room)
Come and meet your new flatmates and hall reps over a few slices of free pizza!

Mon 24th September

Freshers' Fair Day 1
10am - 4pm
Marquee & Underground
Get your hands on LOADS of great freebies and exclusive student discounts!
Finding Your Feet Tours
11am - 1pm
From all accommodation sites (meet at site reception)
Join your Student Mentors for a walking tour, fun campus facts, tips to help you navigate your way around your new surroundings.
PhD Treasure Trail
11am - 1pm
University Station
Are you are a new postgraduate researcher at the University of Birmingham? Join the PhD treasure trail to discover our beautiful campus and meet new friends and colleagues from across the University...
Conversation Corner: Commuter Students
noon - 2pm
Rosa Parks Room
Are you a campus commuter? Come and meet other students living at home over a cuppa!
Give Volunteering a Go: Make a Card
noon - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk
Get a taste of volunteering and do some good by making a card to brighten the day of someone in your community.
Conversation Corner: Disabled Students
3pm - 5pm
Rosa Parks Room
A welcoming and relaxed environment for disabled student to meet together over a cuppa.
Games and Waffles Night
6pm - 9pm
Common Room, Selly Oak Court
Join your flatmates and Hall Rep for a night of board games and waffles in the Selly Oak Court common room.
Mocktail and Casino Night
7:30pm - 10pm
JC's, Chamberlain Tower
Meet new people and place your bets over a few cheeky Mocktails.

Tue 25th September

Freshers' Fair Day 2
11am - 4pm
Marquee & Underground
Get your hands on LOADS of great freebies and exclusive student discounts!
Jobs Fair
11am - 4pm
Underground
Looking for part-time or vacation work? Meet new people, gain skills and earn money by getting yourself a student-friendly job!
Conversation Corner: Mature Students
noon - 2pm
Rosa Parks Room
A chance to meet other mature students over a free tea or coffee.
Give Volunteering a Go: Make a Positive Note
noon - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
Take a moment to do something good! We will be making positive notes to give to people around you. Sew, draw or craft a feel-good message.
Big Brum Bus Tour
3pm - 5pm
From Vale Village
Hop on board and explore all that your new city has to offer.
Conversation Corner: Postgraduate Students
3pm - 5pm
Rosa Parks Room
Get together with your postgraduate community over a free tea or coffee!
Bounce 'n' BBQ
4pm - 7pm
Jaratt Hall
Join your Hall Reps for a FREE BBQ, bouncy castle, cocktails and more!
The Big Quiz
7pm - 9:30pm
Leo's Bar (Prtichatts Park)
Come along to our free quiz night and be in with a chance of winning a £50 shopping voucher!

Wed 26th September

Conversation Corner: Women Students
10am - 2pm
Beorma Bar
A relaxed and welcoming space to meet other women and non-binary students - with free tea and coffee!
Employability Skills Fair
11am - 2pm
Rosa Parks Room
Come along and learn about all of the support available to you to help you success in the graduate employment market!
Give Volunteering a Go: Make a Card
11am - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room
Get a taste of volunteering and do some good by making a card to brighten the day of someone in your community.
Societies Fair: Day 1
11am - 4pm
Marquee & Underground
Meet over 300+ student groups, societies and associations - and discover what you love!
Big Brum Bus Tour
noon - 2pm
From Jarratt Hall
Hop on board and explore all that your new city has to offer.
PhD Insider Secrets
noon - 2pm
Westmere
Insider Secrets for Postgraduate Researchers...
Postgrad Yoga
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Westmere
Join our yoga session for healthy body & mind...
Games Night
5:30pm - 7pm
The Melt, Shackleton
A fun evening of nostalgic board games and free snacks! Residents welcome from all accommodation sites.
Halls Reps Open Air Cinema Presents....
7pm - 10pm
The Vale
A night of open-air movie magic on the Vale...

Thu 27th September

Conversation Corner: Parents and Carers
noon - 2pm
Amos Room
A relaxed and welcoming space for student parents and carers to meet over a free cuppa.
Give Volunteering a Go: Make an Origami Crane
noon - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room
Come along to help us create 1000 paper cranes to be donated to those with long term illnesses.
Big Brum Bus Tour
3pm - 5pm
From Pritchatts Park
Hop on board and explore all that your new city has to offer.
Conversation Corner: International Students
3pm - 5pm
Amos Room
A chance for students joining us from all over the world to meet their international community on campus.
Garden Games
3pm - 7pm
Liberty Gardens
Meet new people and test your skills against our GIANT garden games - with FREE ice cream thrown in for good measure.
Postgraduate BBQ
5pm - 7pm
Westmere
What better way to start the new academic year with a BBQ at the Westmere PGR Hub...
International Welcome Evening
7pm - 9:30pm
Leo's Bar (Prtichatts Park)
A chance to meet other international students in a relaxed environment. Buffet and refreshments provided.

Fri 28th September

PhD Treasure Trail
11am - 1pm
University Station
Join our PhD treasure trail to discover our beautiful campus and meet new friends.

Sat 29th September

Insider Secrets for Part-time and Distance PGRs
10am - 4pm
Westmere
If you are a part-time or distance postgraduate researcher at the University of Birmingham, then this is a session not to be missed.

Mon 1st October

Postgraduate Coffee & Cake
2pm - 3:30pm
Westmere
Join us to meet our friendly members of staff from different departments also network with other postgraduate researchers.

Wed 3rd October

Shut Up & Work
9:30am - 5pm
Westmere
Who said writing (or reading) needs to be a solitary experience?

Thu 4th October

Tue 9th October

Research Showcase & Human Bingo
1pm - 3pm
Marquee next to Bramall Building
Join us to find out about the exciting research conducted by our postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham and join our human bingo to meet your fellow researchers.

Fri 12th October

PGR Walk and Talk
noon - 1:15pm
Winterbourne
Join our wellbeing walk in Winterbourne to de-stress and end the week feeling relaxed.

Sat 1st December

Fab N Fresh
11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend Has Arrived

Sat 8th December

Fab N Fresh
11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend Has Arrived
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