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Wed 26th September

Conversation Corner: Women Students
10am - noon
Beorma Bar
A relaxed and welcoming space to meet other women and non-binary students - with free tea and coffee!
PhD Insider Secrets
noon - 2pm
Westmere
Insider Secrets for Postgraduate Researchers...
Big Brum Bus Tour
3pm - 5pm
From Jarratt Hall
Hop on board and explore all that your new city has to offer.
Sober Socials Does Bowling
6:15pm - 7:30pm
Hollywood Bowl Birmingham City Centre (near Fiveways)
Come along to meet fellow freshers! We'll be heading to Hollywood Bowl in the town centre. You can either meet us there or walk with us. Walking bus will leave from Old Joe at 4.50pm, and will stop at Chamberlain Tower Main Entrance at 5.15.

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.
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...
Eat and Greet
6pm - 7pm
Harvey Milk Room
Come for a snack and a chat with the Environmental Society!
International Welcome Evening
7pm - 9:30pm
Leo's Lounge (Prtichatts Park)
A chance to meet other international students in a relaxed environment. Buffet and refreshments provided.
Roller Disco
7:30pm - 11:59pm
Deb Hall - Guild of Students

Fri 28th September

Conversation Corner: Black and Ethnic Minority
11am - 1pm
Rosa Parks
If you define as a black or ethnic minority student, come along and meet other students new to Birmingham over a cuppa!
PhD Treasure Trail
11am - 1pm
University Station
Join our PhD treasure trail to discover our beautiful campus and meet new friends.
Chocolate Tasting
noon - 2pm
Bournbrook Conference Room
After a long week of settling in, why not come chill out with friends and try some homemade chocolate!
Conversation Corner: LGBTQ
1pm - 3pm
Rosa Parks
A relaxed, welcoming and safe space to meet other Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer students over a cuppa.
Movie Night
6pm - 9pm
Liberty Park
Join your hall mates and reps for a chilled out movie night.

Sat 29th September

Halls Reps Freshers' Fling
2pm - 6pm
The Vale Village
Make sure you don't miss out on this huge FREE event!
fabnfresh
11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend is Here

Sun 30th September

fabnfresh
11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend is Here

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.

Tue 2nd October

Tea with Guild Officers
2pm - 3pm
Mandela Room, Guild of Students
German Society Freshers' Mixer
5pm - 9pm
Duck & Scholar, Vale
Open to all Freshers who are studying or interested in German. Come and join us, learn about the committee and our events, and meet fellow students over drinks and food!
Chocolate Tasting Event
6pm - 8pm
Liberty Court Common Room
The sweetest way to chill out with your flat mates - we promise it'll be a fun-do!

Thu 4th October

Oktoberfest
5:30pm - 10:30pm
Eastside City Park, Birmingham
The annual German Society trip to Oktoberfest is back! Get a great deal on food, drink and transport and experience this traditional German festival!

Sat 6th October

ISA: Icebreaker for international students
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Guild of Students, The Underground
The International Students' Association is organising an event for all international students. We will be socialising as well as playing Icebreaker games in order to get to know each other. You will also get to meet the current committee.

Mon 8th October

Stammtisch #1
7pm - 11pm
Joe's Bar, Guild of Students
Our trademark event is back for 2018/19 - Join us at Joe's Bar to practice German your German over a drink or two

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.
Comedy Club
7:30pm - 11:30pm
Mermaid Bar and KItchen

Thu 11th October

Research Across Campus
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Westmere
Research Across Campus is a networking event where postgraduate researchers from different disciplines get together to present their research.
LGBTQ Association Freshers' Bar Crawl - NEON!
8pm - midnight
Joe's Bar
Freshers and non-freshers alike - get your neons and glitter ready for our first night out of the year! Meeting in Joe's Bar to provide you with face paint, wristbands, free taxis, and friendly faces, it'll be a night to remember!

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 13th October

Fab N Fresh
11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend Starts Here

Sat 20th October

Fab N Fresh
11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend Starts here

Tue 30th October

Fab N Halloween
11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
Fab N Halloween !! The Biggest Student Fancy dress party of the Year !!!

Thu 1st November

Fab N Fireworks
11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
Vale Fireworks Official After party Only £2 a Ticket !!!!

Sat 3rd November

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

Sat 10th November

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

Sat 17th November

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

Sat 24th November

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

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

Fri 14th December

Fab N Friday Christmas Special
11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
Christmas has Arrived at UOB !!!!!!!!!!
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