Welcome Week 2017 events

Here at the Guild we run a whole range of Student events throughout the year, click here for more details.

BBQ at Pritchatts Park
22nd August 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Pritchatts Park
Come and join your RA Scheme and Student Mentor Scheme for a BBQ at Pritchatts Park
Student Mentors | Outdoors | RA Events | Outgoing | Give It A Go | Postgraduate
Global Cafe
29th August 1pm - 3pm
Costa (Guild of Students)
Meet other students over a FREE Costa Coffee!
Social/Mixer | Easy Going | Guild Advice | Global Buddies | Postgraduate
RA's Cadbury World Trip
29th August 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.
Outdoors | Travel/Trips | Outgoing | Easy Going | Give It A Go | Postgraduate
Student Mentor Scheme Office Hours
22nd September 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.
Student Mentors | Discussion | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Supporting Your Journey
Halls Pizza Party
22nd September 6pm - 9pm
All Accommodation Sites (Common Room)
Hang out with your new flatmates and hallreps over a few slices of free pizza...
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
fabnfresh
22nd September 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend starts here !!!
Club Nights | Fab Events | Social/Mixer | Festival | Welcome Week | Refreshers | RA Events | Give It A Go
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.
Club Nights | Welcome Week | Refreshers | RA Events | Easy Going
Student Mentor Scheme Office Hours
23rd September 4pm - 8pm
The Student Mentor Scheme Office, The Vale Hub
Have you got any questions about settling in to university life? Pop in to speak to your Student Mentors.
Welcome Week | Supporting Your Journey | Student Reps
Halls Pizza Party
23rd September 6pm - 9pm
All Accommodation Sites (Common Room)
Come and meet your new flatmates and hall reps over a few slices of free pizza!
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
Freshers' Fest: Freshers' 2018 Official Welcome Party
23rd September 9pm - 3am
Duck & Scholar
Part of your Official Freshers' Fest - our big welcome to student life feat. Jaguar Skills, Toddla T & Silent Noise.
Club Nights | Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest | Outgoing
Freshers' Fair Day 1
24th September 10am - 4pm
Marquee & Underground
Get your hands on LOADS of great freebies and exclusive student discounts!
Fairs | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go
Finding Your Feet Tours
24th September 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.
Student Mentors | Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going
PhD Treasure Trail
24th September 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...
Outdoors | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Postgraduate
Conversation Corner: Commuter Students
24th September noon - 2pm
Rosa Parks Room
Are you a campus commuter? Come and meet other students living at home over a cuppa!
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going
Give Volunteering a Go: Make a Card
24th September noon - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Get a taste of volunteering and do some good by making a card to brighten the day of someone in your community.
Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering | Volunteering
Conversation Corner: Disabled Students
24th September 3pm - 5pm
Rosa Parks Room
A welcoming and relaxed environment for disabled student to meet together over a cuppa.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Supporting Your Journey
Games and Waffles Night
24th September 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.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
Mocktail and Casino Night
24th September 7:30pm - 10pm
JC's, Chamberlain Tower
Meet new people and place your bets over a few cheeky Mocktails.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Student Reps
Freshers' Fair Day 2
25th September 11am - 4pm
Marquee & Underground
Get your hands on LOADS of great freebies and exclusive student discounts!
Fairs | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go
Jobs Fair
25th September 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!
Fairs | Job Fair | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go | Employability
Conversation Corner: Mature Students
25th September noon - 2pm
Rosa Parks Room
A chance to meet other mature students over a free tea or coffee.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going
Give Volunteering a Go: Make a Positive Note
25th September noon - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
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.
Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering | Volunteering
Big Brum Bus Tour
25th September 3pm - 5pm
From Vale Village
Hop on board and explore all that your new city has to offer.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
Conversation Corner: Postgraduate Students
25th September 3pm - 5pm
Rosa Parks Room
Get together with your postgraduate community over a free tea or coffee!
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Postgraduate
Bounce 'n' BBQ
25th September 4pm - 7pm
Jaratt Hall
Join your Hall Reps for a FREE BBQ, bouncy castle, cocktails and more!
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
The Big Quiz
25th September 7pm - 9:30pm
Leo's Lounge (Prtichatts Park)
Come along to our free quiz night and be in with a chance of winning a £50 shopping voucher!
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
Freshers' Fest: Back to Skool Disco
25th September 10:30pm - 3am
Nightingale, Hurst Street
Part of your official Freshers' Fest!
Club Nights | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest | Outgoing
Freshers' Fest: Retro Sports Night
25th September 10:30pm - 3am
Players Bar, Broad Street
Part of your Official Freshers' Fest!
Club Nights | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest | Outgoing
Conversation Corner: Women Students
26th September 10am - 2pm
Beorma Bar
A relaxed and welcoming space to meet other women and non-binary students - with free tea and coffee!
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going
Employability Skills Fair
26th September 11am - 2pm
Rosa Parks Room
Come along and learn about all of the support available to you at University to help you succeed in the graduate employment market!
Jobs | Fairs | Job Fair | Easy Going | Give It A Go | Employability
Give Volunteering a Go: Make a Card
26th September 11am - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Get a taste of volunteering and do some good by making a card to brighten the day of someone in your community.
Welcome Week | Easy Going | JSV Volunteering | Volunteering | Give It A Go
Societies Fair: Day 1
26th September 11am - 4pm
Marquee & Underground
Meet over 300+ student groups, societies and associations - and discover what you love!
Fairs | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go
Big Brum Bus Tour
26th September noon - 2pm
From Jarratt Hall
Hop on board and explore all that your new city has to offer.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
PhD Insider Secrets
26th September noon - 2pm
Westmere
Insider Secrets for Postgraduate Researchers...
Social/Mixer | Easy Going | Postgraduate
Postgrad Yoga
26th September 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Westmere
Join our yoga session for healthy body & mind...
Welcome Week | Easy Going | Postgraduate
Games Night
26th September 5:30pm - 7pm
The Melt, Shackleton
A fun evening of nostalgic board games and free snacks! Residents welcome from all accommodation sites.
Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
Halls Reps Open Air Cinema Presents....
26th September 7pm - 10pm
The Vale
A night of open-air movie magic on the Vale...
Outdoors | Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
Freshers' Fest: Back to Skool Disco
26th September 10:30pm - 3am
Nightingale, Hurst Street
Part of your Official Freshers' Fest!
Club Nights | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest | Outgoing
Freshers' Fest: Retro Sports Night
26th September 10:30pm - 3am
Players Bar, Broad Street
Part of your Official Freshers' Fest!
Club Nights | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest | Outgoing
Societies Fair: Day 2
27th September 11am - 4pm
Marquee & Underground
Meet over 300+ student groups, societies and associations - and discover what you love!
Fairs | Welcome Week | Give It A Go
Volunteering Fair
27th September 11am - 4pm
Marquee & Underground
Your chance to do something amazing! Come along to discover a whole host of volunteering opportunities.
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Conversation Corner: Parents and Carers
27th September noon - 2pm
Amos Room
A relaxed and welcoming space for student parents and carers to meet over a free cuppa.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Supporting Your Journey
Give Volunteering a Go: Make an Origami Crane
27th September noon - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk Room
Come along to help us create 1000 paper cranes to be donated to those with long term illnesses.
Volunteering | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
PhD Researcher Chat
27th September 2pm - 4pm
Westmere
Have you got any questions or concerns about your PhD journey? Come and meet your fellow researchers and staff!
Welcome Week | Supporting Your Journey | Postgraduate
Big Brum Bus Tour
27th September 3pm - 5pm
From Pritchatts Park
Hop on board and explore all that your new city has to offer.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
Conversation Corner: International Students
27th September 3pm - 5pm
Amos Room
A chance for students joining us from all over the world to meet their international community on campus.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going
Garden Games
27th September 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.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | RA Events | Easy Going
Postgraduate BBQ
27th September 5pm - 7pm
Westmere
What better way to start the new academic year with a BBQ at the Westmere PGR Hub...
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Postgraduate
International Welcome Evening
27th September 7pm - 9:30pm
Leo's Lounge (Prtichatts Park)
A chance to meet other international students in a relaxed environment. Buffet and refreshments provided.
Student Mentors | Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Supporting Your Journey
PhD Treasure Trail
28th September 11am - 1pm
University Station
Join our PhD treasure trail to discover our beautiful campus and meet new friends.
Social/Mixer | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Postgraduate
Societies Fair: Day 3
28th September 11am - 4pm
Guild of Students Back Lawn
Meet over 300+ student groups, societies and associations - and discover what you love!
Student Group | Welcome Week | Give It A Go
Give Volunteering a Go: Make a bird feeder
28th September noon - 3:30pm
Harvey Milk
Take a moment to do something good!
Volunteering | Workshop | Welcome Week | Give It A Go | JSV Volunteering
Freshers' Fest: Viva Las Vegas Fresher's Ball
28th September 10:30pm - 3am
Guild of Students
THE BIG ONE! Your Freshers' Ball 2018...
Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest | Outgoing
Insider Secrets for Part-time and Distance PGRs
29th September 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.
Workshop | Welcome Week | Easy Going | Postgraduate
Halls Reps Freshers' Fling
29th September 2pm - 6pm
The Vale Village
Make sure you don't miss out on this huge FREE event!
Social/Mixer | Outdoors | Welcome Week | Outgoing | Student Reps
Freshers' Fest: UV White Tshirt Party
30th September 10:30pm - 3am
Guild of Students
Part of your official Freshers' Fest!
Club Nights | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest
Postgraduate Coffee & Cake
1st October 2pm - 3:30pm
Westmere
Join us to meet our friendly members of staff from different departments also network with other postgraduate researchers.
Social/Mixer | Easy Going | Postgraduate
Freshers' Fest: Music Mash Up
1st October 10:30pm - 3am
Rosie's (Broad Street)
Part of your official Freshers' Fest!
Club Nights | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest
Freshers' Fest: Music Mash Up
2nd October 10:30pm - 3am
Rosie's (Broad Street)
Part of your official Freshers' Fest!
Club Nights | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest
Shut Up & Work
3rd October 9:30am - 5pm
Westmere
Who said writing (or reading) needs to be a solitary experience?
Easy Going | Postgraduate
Careers Network drop-in session
3rd October noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Introduction to Getting a Part-time Job in Birmingham
3rd October 4pm - 5pm
Guild Council Chambers
How the Guild can help you to get a job while you're at University.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | Employability
Introduction to Volunteering in Birmingham
3rd October 5pm - 6pm
Guild Council Chambers
Come along to our introduction to volunteering to find out about the range of opportunities available in Birmingham.
Volunteering | Workshop | Supporting Your Journey
Freshers' Fest: Toga Party
4th October 10:30pm - 3am
Guild of Students
Part of your official Freshers' Fest!
Club Nights | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest
Freshers' Fest: The Finale Beach Party
5th October 10:30pm - 3am
Guild of Students
Part of your official Freshers' Fest!
Club Nights | Welcome Week | Freshers' Fest
Research Showcase & Human Bingo
9th October 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.
Social/Mixer | Easy Going | Postgraduate
Careers Network drop-in session
10th October noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Make a Canvas Bag for charity
10th October 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Upcycle your old t-shirts into canvas bags to be used by local charities.
Easy Going | JSV Volunteering | Volunteering
PGR Walk and Talk
12th October noon - 1:15pm
Winterbourne
Join our wellbeing walk in Winterbourne to de-stress and end the week feeling relaxed.
Social/Mixer | Easy Going | Postgraduate
Fab N Fresh
13th October 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend Starts Here
Club Nights | Fab Events | Social/Mixer | Outgoing
Careers Network drop-in session
17th October noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
CV checking appointments
18th October 10am - noon
Guild Advice
Experts from Careers Network are offering 20 minute appointments every Thursday morning to check your CV and help you to tailor it for securing part-time employment.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Employability
Fab N Fresh
20th October 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend Starts here
Club Nights | Fab Events | Social/Mixer | Outdoors | Outgoing
Careers Network drop-in session
24th October noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
CV checking appointments
25th October 10am - noon
Guild Advice
Experts from Careers Network are offering 20 minute appointments every Thursday morning to check your CV and help you to tailor it for securing part-time employment.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Fab N Fresh
27th October 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend Start's Here
Club Nights | Fab Events | Outdoors | Outgoing
Fab N Halloween
30th October 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
Fab N Halloween !! The Biggest Student Fancy dress party of the Year !!!
Club Nights | Fab Events | Social/Mixer | Outgoing | Give It A Go
Careers Network drop-in session
31st October noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
CV checking appointments
1st November 10am - noon
Guild Advice
Experts from Careers Network are offering 20 minute appointments every Tuesday morning to check your CV and help you to tailor it for securing part-time employment.
Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Employability
Fab N Fireworks
1st November 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
Vale Fireworks Official Afterparty
Club Nights | Fab Events | Social/Mixer | Outdoors | RA Events | Outgoing
Fab N Fresh
3rd November 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend has Arrived
Club Nights | Fab Events | Social/Mixer | Outdoors | RA Events | Outgoing
Careers Network drop-in session
7th November noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Make a Hickman Line bag for a child in hospital
7th November 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Make a Hickman Line bag for a child in hospital.
Easy Going | JSV Volunteering | Volunteering
CV checking appointments
8th November 10am - noon
Guild Advice
Experts from Careers Network are offering 20 minute appointments every Tuesday morning to check your CV and help you to tailor it for securing part-time employment.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Fab N Fresh
10th November 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend has Arrived
Club Nights | Fab Events | Social/Mixer | Outgoing
Careers Network drop-in session
14th November noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
CV checking appointments
15th November 10am - noon
Guild Advice
Experts from Careers Network are offering 20 minute appointments every Thursday morning to check your CV and help you to tailor it for securing part-time employment.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Fab N Fresh
17th November 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend Has Arrived
Club Nights | Fab Events | Social/Mixer | Outdoors | Outgoing
Careers Network drop-in session
21st November noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Make a Positive Note
21st November 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
We will be making positive notes to give to people around you. Sew, draw or craft a feel-good message.
Easy Going | JSV Volunteering | Volunteering
CV checking appointments
22nd November 10am - noon
Guild Advice
Experts from Careers Network are offering 20 minute appointments every Thursday morning to check your CV and help you to tailor it for securing part-time employment.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Careers Network drop-in session
28th November noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
CV checking appointments
29th November 10am - noon
Guild Advice
Experts from Careers Network are offering 20 minute appointments every Thursday morning to check your CV and help you to tailor it for securing part-time employment.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Fab N Fresh
1st December 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend Has Arrived
Club Nights | Fab Events | Social/Mixer | Outgoing | Easy Going
Careers Network drop-in session
5th December noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
CV checking appointments
6th December 10am - noon
Guild Advice
Experts from Careers Network are offering 20 minute appointments every Thursday morning to check your CV and help you to tailor it for securing part-time employment.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Fab N Fresh
8th December 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
The Weekend Has Arrived
Club Nights | Fab Events | Social/Mixer | Easy Going | Student Reps
Careers Network drop-in session
12th December noon - 1pm
Guild reception
Drop in with any quick careers queries and ask the experts from Careers Network.
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
CV checking appointments
13th December 10am - noon
Guild Advice
Experts from Careers Network are offering 20 minute appointments every Thursday morning to check your CV and help you to
Jobs | Supporting Your Journey | JSV Volunteering | Postgraduate | Employability
Fab N Friday Christmas Special
14th December 11pm - 4am
Guild Of Students
Christmas has Arrived at UOB !!!!!!!!!!
Club Nights | Fab Events | Fundraising | Social/Mixer | Outdoors | Outgoing

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