Freshers 2021 Events

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Sat 18th September

BINGO LINGO! - POSTPONED
6pm - 11pm
The Main Hall
Bingo like you've never experienced before. It's a mixture of amazing/sh*t prizes, all behaviour accepted, fast-paced Bingo with a lot of nonsense & weird rounds in between with two elderly ladies on stage.
Free movie night
7pm - 10pm
Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building
Relax and watch a free movie.
Giant Cinema
8pm - 10pm
The SU Roof
Bring your blankets and snacks and settle in to watch a film on our giant inflatable screen.
The Monster Bash
10pm - 3am
The SU
Halloween has come a month early, you're invited to The Monster Bash!

Sun 19th September

The Plant Sale 2021
10am - 5pm
SU Roof
Live your wildest plant parent dreams at this discounted plant sale right on campus!
Trip to IKEA Exeter
11am - 4pm
IKEA Exeter
Deck out your new house/room/flat/studio by coming on our trip to IKEA or just have a browse and come along for the meatballs.
SU Quiz Night
8pm - 10pm
The SU
The first of our quizzes this year will be hosted by your Sabbatical Officer team

Mon 20th September

Drake Circus - Exclusive Student Shopping Event
20th September midnight - 27th September midnight
Drake Circus
Student Offers Week 20th – 27th Plymouth's biggest student shopping event returns to Drake Circus this September. Packed with discounts, freebies, and more!
Morning meditation
9:30am - 10:30am
Zoom
Take time to connect each morning, with yourself and others. See website for Zoom link.
Online drop-in for international students
9:30am - 10:30am
Zoom
A chance to talk to the International Student Advice team and ask any questions you might have. Use the zoom link provided below to drop by. See website for Zoom link.
Disability Services appointments
10am - 3pm
Contact Student Services to make an appointment and learn how we can help you through your studies. See website for details.
The Plant Sale 2021
10am - 5pm
SU Hive Stage Area
Live your wildest plant parent dreams at this discounted plant sale right on campus!
Tinside Lido: A saltwater swim by the sea
10am - noon
Tinside Lido
Join members of the Wellbeing team for a saltwater swim in Plymouth’s beautiful outdoor Lido, overlooking Plymouth Sound.
Mental health drop-ins
11am - 2pm
Zoom
Come along for a quick chat about our wellbeing and support services, which are available during your entire period of study. See website for details.
Student funding drop-in
11am - noon
Student Hub, Charles Seale Hayne Library
The team can advise on bursaries, scholarships and other university funding you may be eligible for along with advice on general Student Finance based funding.
Volunteer Fair 2021
11am - 4pm
Rolle Marquee
Explore opportunities to get involved in volunteering during your time at Uni
Embracing Nature: Beach trip
2pm - 4pm
Meet outside library
Come and explore the beach with Student Wellbeing Services. Find out how close you are to our beautiful coastline and take some time to enjoy the natural environment.
Friendly table
2pm - 4pm
Various
Creative activities will be available with the support of the Mental Wellbeing Team and Pastoral Care. See website for details.
Evening picnic
6pm - 8pm
Pastoral and Spiritual Support Centre, 1 Kirkby Terrace
Meeting at the PSSC, and weather permitting, we'll take the 20-minute walk to Plymouth Hoe, a scenic park that overlooks the ocean. If its wet we'll have an indoor picnic in the PSSC building. Bring a sandwich or a pasty and we'll provide the treats.
Off The Kerb Presents
8pm - 10pm
The SU Marquee
Off The Kerb are supplying the funniest comedians in the South West for your Freshers' Week
Heard It Through The Bassline
10pm - 3am
The SU
DJ Sub Zero is bringing his incredible MC Carase to make this Bassline night hella lit!

Tue 21st September

Drake Circus - Exclusive Student Shopping Event
20th September midnight - 27th September midnight
Drake Circus
Student Offers Week 20th – 27th Plymouth's biggest student shopping event returns to Drake Circus this September. Packed with discounts, freebies, and more!
Morning meditation
9:30am - 10:30am
Zoom
Take time to connect each morning, with yourself and others. See website for Zoom link.
Online drop-in for international students
9:30am - 10:30am
Zoom
A chance to talk to the International Student Advice team and ask any questions you might have. Use the zoom link provided below to drop by. See website for Zoom link.
The Plant Sale 2021
10am - 5pm
SU Hive Stage Area
Live your wildest plant parent dreams at this discounted plant sale right on campus!
Freshers' Fair 2021
11am - 4pm
Discover exclusive discounts and bag yourself some freebies
Mental health drop-ins
11am - 2pm
Zoom
Come along for a quick chat about our wellbeing and support services, which are available during your entire period of study. See website for details.
Calm and soothe
noon - 1pm
Zoom
Support to help soothe and regulate distressing symptoms of shock, trauma, stress or loss. See website for Zoom link.
Careers Service: Mentoring programmes
2pm - 3pm
Charles Seale Hayne Library, Foyer
Join the Careers Service team to learn about the mentoring programmes we offer, answer any questions, and find out about how to apply.
Disabled Students Allowance drop-in
2pm - 4pm
Wellbeing Centre
Students can come to the Wellbeing Centre for a 15-minute chat with an advisor between 2pm and 4pm, no appointment needed.
Friendly table
2pm - 4pm
Various
Creative activities will be available with the support of the Mental Wellbeing Team and Pastoral Care. See website for details.
Giant Jenga
2pm - 4pm
Outside Library
Each time you remove a block, write a positive affirmation on it and place it atop the tower. The end result is a tower of positivity and encouragement.
Managing stress and anxiety
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Help and support in this exciting, yet daunting, time. See website for Zoom link.
Noughties (supported by VK)
10pm - 3am
The SU
Our most popular club night returns - join us for a trip through the early 2000's.

Wed 22nd September

Drake Circus - Exclusive Student Shopping Event
20th September midnight - 27th September midnight
Drake Circus
Student Offers Week 20th – 27th Plymouth's biggest student shopping event returns to Drake Circus this September. Packed with discounts, freebies, and more!
Careers Service: Student ambassador programme
9am - 10am
Zoom
Whether you're an existing student ambassador with a query or a student interested in the programme come along to have an informal chat. See website for Zoom link.
Morning meditation
9:30am - 10:30am
Zoom
Take time to connect each morning, with yourself and others. See website for Zoom link.
Online drop-in for international students
9:30am - 10:30am
Zoom
A chance to talk to the International Student Advice team and ask any questions you might have. Use the zoom link provided below to drop by. See website for Zoom link.
Graffiti wall
10am - 12:30pm
Outside library
Get creative and come and contribute to our graffiti wall. We are asking students to choose a word or picture that describes best what supports their wellbeing and to add it to a huge canvas.
Mental health drop-ins
11am - 2pm
Zoom
Come along for a quick chat about our wellbeing and support services, which are available during your entire period of study. See website for details.
Sports Fair 2021
11am - 4pm
Rolle Marquee
Meet your Uni family at the SU Sports Fair
Meet the Pastoral and Spiritual Support team
1pm - 4:30pm
Pastoral and Spiritual Support Centre, 1 Kirkby Terrace
Drop into the Pastoral and Spiritual Support Centre to meet some of the team. We are a team of chaplains, faith advisers and pastoral support volunteers. Come and join us for a cup of tea and find out what we can offer you.
Careers Service: Mentoring programmes
2pm - 3pm
Charles Seale Hayne Library, Foyer
Join the Careers Service team to learn about the mentoring programmes we offer, answer any questions, and find out about how to apply.
Free Devon Cream Tea
2pm - 5pm
Pastoral and Spiritual Support Centre, 1 Kirkby Terrace
Get your ticket from the Rolle Marquee to join us for your essential Devon Cream Tea, scones, cream and tea/coffee. Vegan and gluten-free options are available.
LGBTQ+ wellbeing group
2pm - 3pm
Zoom
A chance for LGBT+ identifying (or questioning) students to gather online via Zoom, to recognise the challenges faced and work towards improving mental health. See website for Zoom link.
Introduction to autism and social support
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
A social and support group for students by students who have an autism diagnosis, led by Disability Advisors. See website for Zoom link.
Queens of the Night - With Crystal!
7pm - 10pm
The SU
A Sickening night of drag in your SU with RuPaul's Drag Race's Crystal and some of the best local acts, Plymouth has to offer!
Cider and pasties: An introduction to the Student Christian Movement
7:30pm - 9pm
Pastoral and Spiritual Support Centre, 1 Kirkby Terrace
Come along for cider and pasties, meet new people and for a short introduction to the Student Christian Movement (SCM) at Plymouth Uni. Open to all students, of faith and no-faith.

Thu 23rd September

Drake Circus - Exclusive Student Shopping Event
20th September midnight - 27th September midnight
Drake Circus
Student Offers Week 20th – 27th Plymouth's biggest student shopping event returns to Drake Circus this September. Packed with discounts, freebies, and more!
Morning meditation
9:30am - 10:30am
Zoom
Take time to connect each morning, with yourself and others. See website for Zoom link.
Online drop-in for international students
9:30am - 10:30am
Zoom
A chance to talk to the International Student Advice team and ask any questions you might have. Use the zoom link provided below to drop by. See website for Zoom link.
Mental health drop-ins
11am - 2pm
Zoom
Come along for a quick chat about our wellbeing and support services, which are available during your entire period of study. See website for details.
Societies Fair 2021
11am - 4pm
Rolle Marquee, SU Marquee & Main Hall
Meet your Uni family at the SU Societies Fair
Disabled Students Allowance drop-in
2pm - 4pm
Wellbeing Centre
Students can come to the Wellbeing Centre for a 15-minute chat with an advisor between 2pm and 4pm, no appointment needed.
Free Devon Cream Tea
2pm - 5pm
Pastoral and Spiritual Support Centre, 1 Kirkby Terrace
Get your ticket from the Rolle Marquee to join us for your essential Devon Cream Tea, scones, cream and tea/coffee. Vegan and gluten-free options are available.
Friendly table
2pm - 4pm
Various
Creative activities will be available with the support of the Mental Wellbeing Team and Pastoral Care. See website for details.
Global buddies
3pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Helping you form connections with other international students. See website for Zoom link.
Happiness workshop
3pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
This 90-minute workshop, facilitated by a certified Happiness Facilitator aims to share with you the tricks of sustainable happiness.
A quiet night in with a movie and boardgames
7pm - 9pm
Pastoral and Spiritual Support Centre, 1 Kirkby Terrace / Zoom
Whether you’re an introvert or are just needing a quiet evening, feel free to join us in PSSC or on zoom for our quiet night in. With physical and virtual spaces, hang out and chat after a busy week. See website for Zoom link.
Beats without Borders Silent Disco
9pm - 1am
Student Union (SU)
Silent Disco in Illusion Bar SU

Fri 24th September

Drake Circus - Exclusive Student Shopping Event
20th September midnight - 27th September midnight
Drake Circus
Student Offers Week 20th – 27th Plymouth's biggest student shopping event returns to Drake Circus this September. Packed with discounts, freebies, and more!
Morning meditation
9:30am - 10:30am
Zoom
Take time to connect each morning, with yourself and others. See website for Zoom link.
Online drop-in for international students
9:30am - 10:30am
Zoom
A chance to talk to the International Student Advice team and ask any questions you might have. Use the zoom link provided below to drop by. See website for Zoom link.
Latham Street Vintage Fair
10am - 4pm
The SU Marquee
Check out Latham Street's huge Vintage Sale, with only the best on-trend 80s + 90s wavy garms at teeny tiny prices!
Mental health drop-ins
11am - 2pm
Zoom
Come along for a quick chat about our wellbeing and support services, which are available during your entire period of study. See website for details.
Cider & Pasty Festival
2pm - 8pm
The SU
Live music, local ciders and pasties... what more could you ask for?
Friendly table
2pm - 4pm
Various
Creative activities will be available with the support of the Mental Wellbeing Team and Pastoral Care. See website for details.
Superhero Party
10pm - 3am
The SU
Dress up as your favourite superhero for one of the biggest club nights of the year.

Sat 25th September

Drake Circus - Exclusive Student Shopping Event
20th September midnight - 27th September midnight
Drake Circus
Student Offers Week 20th – 27th Plymouth's biggest student shopping event returns to Drake Circus this September. Packed with discounts, freebies, and more!
Throwback: The Big 90's Neon Rave
10pm - 3am
The SU
Who doesn't love a 90s throwback? Includes free neon UV face painting plus giveaways

Sun 26th September

Drake Circus - Exclusive Student Shopping Event
20th September midnight - 27th September midnight
Drake Circus
Student Offers Week 20th – 27th Plymouth's biggest student shopping event returns to Drake Circus this September. Packed with discounts, freebies, and more!
Plymouth Freshtival
8pm - 2am
The SU
3 Massive Headliner Stages, Silent Disco Arena, Food Stalls, VIP plus more...

Mon 27th September

Drake Circus - Exclusive Student Shopping Event
20th September midnight - 27th September midnight
Drake Circus
Student Offers Week 20th – 27th Plymouth's biggest student shopping event returns to Drake Circus this September. Packed with discounts, freebies, and more!

Thu 30th September

Meet your Sabbatical Officers: Drop-In Session
11am - noon
Online (Zoom)
Come and meet your Sabbatical Officers and find out what they do and how they represent you.

Sat 2nd October

BINGO LINGO!
6pm - 11pm
The Main Hall
Bingo like you've never experienced before. It's a mixture of amazing/sh*t prizes, all behaviour accepted, fast-paced Bingo with a lot of nonsense & weird rounds in between with two elderly ladies on stage.
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