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Tue 25th September

Islamic society: Meet & Munch
5pm - 7pm
Guild Council Chamber
A brief introduction to ISOC, a cool quiz, and some pizza to top it off.
WANBA (Women's and Non-Binary Association) tea & coffee
5pm - 7pm
Beorma Bar, Guild of Students
A great chance to meet other members of the association

Wed 26th September

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.
'The Shape of Water' Screening
7pm - 10pm
Guild Council Chambers: Guild, 1st Floor
A screening to welcome freshers to get to know Filmsoc, as well as welcome back returning students. Winner of the 2018 Academy Awards for Best Production Design, Best Original Score, Best Director and Best Picture, this is sure to be a great watch.

Thu 27th September

Computer & Videogames society Taster Session
noon - 2pm
Tolkien Room, Guild of Students
A great chance to get to know other students interested in computer and video games
Eat and Greet
6pm - 7pm
Harvey Milk Room
Come for a snack and a chat with the Environmental Society!

Fri 28th September

Societies Fair: Day 3
11am - 4pm
Marquee on Guild of Students Back Lawn
Meet over 300+ student groups across 3 days - discover what you love! Today there are 110 groups of the following types: Academic; Cultural & International; Liberation & Representation Associations; Religious & Faith
Jazz, Funk & Soul society: Freshers' Week Jam
5pm - 8pm
Joe's bar, Guild of Students
An evening of jazz, funk, and soul music.
Adventist society Meet up
7pm - 8pm
Chaplaincy: Worship Room
A great chance to get to know other Adventist students
Welsh society new students mixer
7pm - 9pm
Duck & Scholar, Vale
A great chance to get to know other Welsh students Email for any queries: welsh@guild.bham.ac.uk
Make a wish society Bingo
7:30pm - 9pm
Duck & Scholar, Vale
We invite you to come grab a drink, have a laugh and maybe even play some good old-fashioned Bingo. With some amazing prizes up for grabs and plenty of food to keep you going, there's no better way to start supporting the worthy charity

Sat 29th September

Saturday Morning PlayScheme: Meet & Greet
11am - noon
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
A chance to learn about how you could volunteer to help children with varying learning and behavioural difficulties who come from disadvantaged backgrounds
Romanian society: Discovering Brum
noon - 3pm
Meet at Old Joe clocktower
a walking trip to the city centre for offering freshers and older students a chance to get to know each other better while exploring Birmingham. Email for queries: romanian@guild.bham.ac.uk
Guild drama workshop
1pm - 3pm
Amos Room, Guild of Students
These will involve drama games, opportunity to meet other freshers interested in acting/directing/producing/stage managing and also get introduced to the 9 drama societies that we have at Birmingham.
Filipino society Meet & Greet
7pm - 9pm
Joe's bar, Guild of Students
An opportunity for new members to meet each other, grab a bite to eat, and to ask the committee any questions they may have about the society/events coming up.

Sun 30th September

Nursesoc merchandise
noon - 11:30pm
Online
Your chance to buy Nursesoc merchandise
Scouts & Guides society: Picnic and Games
1:30pm - 4pm
Selly Park
Join us for a relaxed afternoon in the park as we play various games and eat lots of food. Don't worry if you don't know the way, we'll be meeting outside Shackleton on the vale at 12:45pm, or the Guild at 1pm!
Shakespeare society: Shakesoc watches 'She's the Man'!
3pm - 5pm
Guild Council Chamber
Shakespeare Society settles in for an afternoon with one of the finest adaptations of the Bard ever committed to film: 2006's "sport/romance comedy" 'She's the Man'.
Wayfarers: Taster social
3pm - 6pm
Meet at Old Joe clocktower
Tour of campus and Picnic on the Vale! Come on a tour of the campus guided by veteran members of the society, to see our favourite parts of our lovely university. Then join us for a picnic on the Vale Village and drinks in The Duck and Scholar
UoB Sing taster rehearsal
6pm - 7:45pm
Amos room, the Guild
Come along to our first, friendly, choir rehearsal of the year!
ASEAN society welcome social
7pm - 8pm
Circo bar, Selly Oak
The Welcome Social is a chance for everyone to meet and get to know each other. There will be ice-breakers to get everyone started.

Mon 1st October

Linguist Magazine:
5pm - 7pm
Street Kitchen
Interested in writing for the Linguist magazine and sharing your passion for travel? Speak a foreign language? Come along to our welcome event to eat, drink, and meet the team!
Middle Earth society: Green Dragon Social
7pm - 9pm
Joe's bar, Guild of Students
Introductory welcome for new members to meet the committee and returning members of the society and of course eat some free pizza.
Bowling society: taster session
7:30pm - 9pm
Hollywood Bowl, Broadway Plaza
Taster session for anyone interested in ten pin bowling, all abilities welcome. £6 for 2 games of bowling.
Dance Club Latino: Taster Salsa & Latin Dance Class
8pm - 10pm
Underground, Guild of Students
No experience, shoes or partner required, just come along for a fun class with great latin music, taught by professional teachers!

Tue 2nd October

A Cappella society Introductory Workshop
5pm - 7pm
Guild Council Chamber
These free two-hour-long sessions will give newcomers a chance to try out A Cappella and beatboxing. The workshops are aimed at anyone from complete novices to A Cappella experts. No registration is required
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!
GMTG: Legally Blonde Vocal Auditions
5pm - 10pm
Room of Requirement, Guild of Students
Auditions for Guild Musical Theatre Group (GMTG)'s production of Legally Blonde
Ballroom and Latin American Dance: Taster Ballroom Dance Classes
6pm - 9pm
Underground, Guild of Students
The Ballroom and Latin American Dance Society hire a professional coach to teach hour-long classes for complete beginners, novices and higher level dancers at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm respectively. Everybody's welcome
Vegetarian & Vegan society: Meet & Greet
6pm - 7pm
Rosa Parks Room, Guild of Students
A welcome event that's a great chance to meet some fellow veggies and vegans, find out about the society and just have a friendly chat. Email vegesoc@guild.bham.ac.uk
Dance Club Latino: Salsa Social & Free Pizza
7pm - 11pm
Joe's bar, then off-campus
We are going to Joe's for drinks and free pizza, then to Rosies for free Salsa classes & social, then Players to dance the night away!
Doctor Who Society Episode Taster - 9 & 10
7pm - 9pm
Rosa Parks Room, Guild of Students
For this event we will be watching episodes from the 9th and 10th Doctor.
Skydiving society: Information meeting
7pm - 8pm
Guild Council Chamber
The meetings will each deliver all the information you need to know about our society including costs, travel arrangements, ways of becoming a qualified skydiver and how we're the most epic society.
Wine society: Welcome tasting
7pm - 10pm
Beorma Bar, Guild of Students
This tasting will be a "Great wine on a budget" theme. This means we will be showing our members and guests how one is able to get amazing wine on a budget, and that the price does not always reflect the quality.

Wed 3rd October

Photosoc: PhotoHunt
2pm - 4pm
Meet at Old Joe clocktower
Armed with disposable cameras and a set of clues, try and find all the locations around campus whilst meeting new people and trying photography along the way! No photography experience is necessary- just come along for some happy snapping!
Tea Society & Sober Socials: Cafe Crawl
2:30pm - 6pm
Meet at Old Joe clocktower
A Café crawl with Sober Socials Email for queries: tea@guild.bham.ac.uk or sobersocials@guild.bham.ac.uk
Pakistan society: Fresher's Picnic
3pm - 6pm
Cannon Hill Park
A fun day out in the sun for members of the society to relax and socialise
A Cappella society Introductory Workshop
5pm - 7pm
Guild Council Chamber
These free two-hour-long sessions will give newcomers a chance to try out A Cappella and beatboxing. The workshops are aimed at anyone from complete novices to A Cappella experts. No registration is required
Bowling society: taster session
5pm - 7pm
Hollywood Bowl, Broadway Plaza
Taster session for anyone interested in ten pin bowling, all abilities welcome, £6 for 2 games of bowling.
GMTG: Legally Blonde Vocal Auditions
5pm - 10pm
Room of Requirement, Guild of Students
Auditions for Guild Musical Theatre Group (GMTG)'s production on Legally Blonde Email for queries: gmtg@guild.bham.ac.uk
Baking society: Free bake
5:30pm - 9pm
Chaplaincy: Oasis lounge
A free bake of Millie's chocolate chip cookies. Sign up will be on our Facebook page BakeSoc 2018/19 University of Birmingham; either 5.30 or 7.30pm
Muay Thai Boxing: Introductory Sessions
7pm - 8:30pm
Dance Studio, Guild of Students
Introductory session to Muay Thai boxing

Thu 4th October

Sign Language 103 exams May/June 2018
noon - 5pm
Payment for 103 exams taken from May 29th to 1st June 2018.
Liberal Democrats society: Liberal Drinks
6:30pm - 8pm
Joe's bar, Guild of Students
A simple meetup and chat over drinks.
Skydiving society: Information meeting
7pm - 8pm
Guild Council Chamber
The meetings will each deliver all the information you need to know about our society including costs, travel arrangements, ways of becoming a qualified skydiver and how we're the most epic society.

Fri 5th October

First Tea Soc of Term
1pm - 3pm
Beorma Bar, Guild of Students
Taster session It's our usual set up of five exciting different teas and a multitude of biscuits, so come along any time between one and three (or, preferably, for the whole time) to meet new people and consume as much tea as you want
Pakistan society: Movies & Games Night
5pm - 8pm
Nuffield Building G17
A fun night of activities for Freshers and existing members of the society to socialise over. With a Bollywood movie for those who prefer to chill and games for those looking to have a good laugh.
Ballroom and Latin American Dance: Dance Practice
6pm - 10pm
Underground, Guild of Students
Come along at any time during our dance practice to practise the steps you learnt on Tuesday and to meet more members of the society! All are welcome - once again, no partner required!
Student Action for Refugees: STAR 101
6pm - 8pm
Guild Council Chamber
An informal information session where there will be a talk from someone from STAR National, free pizza, and a quiz.
Doctor Who Society Episode Taster - 11 & 12
7pm - 10pm
Mandela Room, Guild of Students
For this event we will be watching episodes from the 11th Doctor and 12th Doctor.

Sat 6th October

GMTG: Legally Blonde Dance Auditions
10am - 5pm
Basement Rehearsal Room, Guild of Students
Auditions for Guild Musical Theatre Group (GMTG)'s production on Legally Blonde Email for queries: gmtg@guild.bham.ac.uk
Islamic society: Big Brum tour
11am - 5pm
Meet at Guild Reception
The tour entails all the places that are essential for a Muslim living out including; where to buy halal meats, trips to the Mosques, all the best Islamic clothing stores and more.
A Cappella society auditions
2pm - 6pm
Beorma Bar, Guild of Students
Auditions for the seven A Cappella groups Free For queries, email acapella@guild.bham.ac.uk or see social media
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.
Chinese society Welcome Party
6pm - 10pm
Underground, Guild of Students
A great chance to meet other Chinese students
Romanian society: Adventure Time
6:30pm - 8pm
Meet at Old Joe clocktower
The event will consist in the exploration of the campus, while accomplishing a Photo Hunt. The Society will make sure that you will uncover the mysteries of the campus, while enjoying its green heart and the great views it has to offer.

Sun 7th October

Islamic society: Post-Grad tour
11am - 5pm
Meet at Guild Reception
The tour is aimed at helping the new PGs to get to know where certain places are located within Birmingham including mosques, where to buy halal meats, grocery stores, where to buy clothes and the location of halal restaurants and many more
A Cappella society auditions
2pm - 6pm
Beorma Bar, Guild of Students
Auditions for the seven A Cappella groups Free For queries, email acapella@guild.bham.ac.uk or see social media
Battle Re-enactment society: Fresher’s Medieval Combat Welcome Session
2pm - 6pm
Underground, Guild of Students
A free session in which students have an excellent chance to come and try out our re-enactment training! Our experienced trainers will help you learn the basics of medieval fighting with a sword, mace or one handed axe.
UoB Sing taster rehearsal!
6pm - 7:45pm
Amos room, the Guild
Come along to our friendly choir taster rehearsal!

Mon 8th October

Yoga society taster session
5pm - 6:30pm
Underground, Guild of Students
Classes are suitable for all abilities. Tickets on sale via the Guild website. 2 sessions available: 5-5.40pm or 5.50-6.30pm Email for queries: yoga@guild.bham.ac.uk
Bad Film Society: Rocky Horror and Pink Flamingos
8pm - 11pm
Mockingbird cinema
A showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Pink Flamingos with Drag Society and Fetish Society

Tue 9th October

Yoga society taster session
4:15pm - 5:45pm
Chaplaincy: Cadbury Room
Classes are suitable for all abilities. Tickets on sale via the Guild website. 2 sessions available: 4.15-4.55pm or 5.05-5.45pm Email for queries: yoga@guild.bham.ac.uk
Comedy Club
7:30pm - 11:30pm
Mermaid Bar and KItchen

Wed 10th October

Yoga society taster session
10am - 11:30am
Classes are suitable for all abilities. Tickets on sale via the Guild website. 2 sessions available: 10-10.40am or 10.50-11.30am Email for queries: yoga@guild.bham.ac.uk
Mathsoc Cadbury World trip
1pm - 4pm
Cadbury World, Bournville
Just got to Birmingham, or been here for years but still haven't visited Cadbury World? Now's your chance! For only £7 you can experience the magical day out that Cadbury World has to offer, Get your tickets quick before they're all snapped up!
Wine society: Weird and Wonderful Tasting
7pm - 10pm
Beorma Bar, Guild of Students
At this event, we will be tasting weird and wonderful wines. These will be interesting wines that you don't always find in the supermarket. This is going to be a second welcome tasting for any people who couldn't make the first tasting.
Societies Night
11pm - 3am
Guild Of Students
Societies Night is Back

Thu 11th October

Nursesoc summer formal
7pm - 11pm
Pitcher & Piano, Birmingham city centre
NurseSoc have some exciting news! Did you miss out on Medball or would you like another chance to get dressed up? We’re hosting a formal! Please note, this event will be postponed to a new date, look out for more details to follow

Fri 12th October

Arts and Crafts Session
4pm - 6pm
Harvey Milk Room
Join the Environmental Society for an Arts and Crafts workshop using recycled materials!

Wed 24th October

PSA Induction Session
2pm - 3pm
Toilkien Room, Guild of Students
The Personal Skills Award is the University’s employability programme for undergraduate students.

Thu 8th November

Trade Fair
noon - 3pm
Debating Hall, Guild of Students
An Exhibition of the Student Businesses Available on Campus!

Thu 15th November

PSA Induction Session
5pm - 6pm
Mandela Room, Guild of Students
The Personal Skills Award is the University’s employability programme for undergraduate students.
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