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Mon 9th September

International Student Orientation: Household trip
3pm - 5pm
Meeting point at the Global lounge (Library - Frenchay)
Calling all UWE Bristol international students’, we're here to take you to the local retail shops, to pick up any items that you may need for your new university life!

Tue 10th September

City Tour and Museum Trip
1pm - 3pm
Meeting point at the Info Point (Frenchay)
Experience the wonderful, diverse and vibrant city of Bristol and explore its historical collections of art, nature and outstanding history in a magnificent building. This is a FREE event, but pre-booking is required.

Wed 11th September

Registration Breakfast: Meet the Presidents
9am - 10am
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Enjoy a free breakfast of pastries, tea and coffee with The Students' Union Presidents, before heading to an orientation workshop. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and get to know your presidents.
International Students Registration: Meet The Students' Union
10am - 4pm
ECC, Frenchay
Coming to registration? We'll be there just behind the Global Lounge with our international student societies.
City Tour and Harbourside Boat Trip
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting point at the Info Point (Frenchay)
Come along and discover this lively and dynamic city. This tour gives you a chance to explore Bristol’s iconic graffiti art and vibrant creative culture. A boat trip is the best way to get to see another view of the city.

Thu 12th September

International Students Registration: Meet The Students' Union
9am - 4pm
ECC, Frenchay
Coming to registration? We'll be there just behind the Global Lounge with our international student societies.
Roller Disco
10am - 6pm
The Plaza, Frenchay
Whether you're a seasoned skater or a roller disco newbie, roll on down and strut your stuff on our roller disco. You bring the moves, we'll bring the disco hits.
Chai and Chat - Arnolfini
11am - 2pm
Arnolfini Café
Just moved in to the city centre? Join us for a friendly chat and a cuppa!
Teas Around the World
2pm - 4pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Back by popular demand for another year! Come and mingle with us over some scones, cream, jam, and a selection of teas from around the world.

Fri 13th September

International Students Registration: Meet The Students' Union
9am - 4pm
ECC Frenchay
Coming to registration? We'll be there just behind the Global Lounge with our international student societies.
Glenside Welcome Fair
10am - 4pm
The Students' Union, Glenside
Showcasing the very best of what your campus has to offer with stalls from societies, sports clubs, support services, and student-friendly companies.
Roller Disco
10am - 6pm
The Plaza, Frenchay
Whether you're a seasoned skater or a roller disco newbie, roll on down and strut your stuff on our roller disco! You bring the moves, we'll bring the disco hits.
Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch. You can also enjoy the outdoor games in our pop garden.

Sat 14th September

Feel Good Festival at Glenside!
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Glenside
Join us for a FREE brunch, massages, vegan cake, drop in sorting activity, craft activity and face painting. Children welcome.
SU-per Saturday
11am - 4pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Join us for the roller disco, face painting, table tennis and Nintendo Switch competitions, lawn games and more! A perfect way to get to know new people or bond with your new flatmates, with a few freebies thrown in too.

Sun 15th September

Hey HallsLife!
4pm - 9pm
Wallscourt Lawn, Frenchay
Hey HallsLife! Join us for free food and activities as you meet your flatmates and neighbours in the halls around you! Why don't you come dressed in your halls colours? An entire day for you to get to know your flatmates and neighbours.

Mon 16th September

City Campus Welcome Fair
10:30am - 2:30pm
The Students' Union Bar, Bower Ashton
Find out about what life as a City Campus student has to offer with societies, clubs, services and companies all giving out freebies!
Misfits Theatre Performance
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The Students' Union, Glenside
The Occupational Therapy Society is one of Glenside's most active societies. They've arranged for The Misfits Theatre Company, a Bristol-based theatre group led by people with learning difficulties, to put on an exclusive performance on campus.
Conversation Café
2pm - 4pm
Library, Frenchay
Come meet the Global Team over a nice cuppa!

Tue 17th September

Coffee, Cake and Board Games
11am - 1pm
The Students' Union, Glenside
Break the ice with your new course mates over some classic board games. We'll provide the games, the free hot drinks and a range of yummy cakes, just turn up and join in.
HallsLife presents: Chai and Chat
1pm - 4pm
The Students' Union Upper Engagement Space
We'll be going on a journey of tea traditions - from bubble teas to chai, Moroccan mint, to a traditional British builder's brew. Join us and taste the world.
RAG Charity Shop Crawl
3pm - 6:30pm
Frenchay
Want to get to know your city and shop sustainability? Meet us at Frenchay and come on our tour of Bristol’s best charity shops! Will be joining up with the meet to eat gang for dinner in the city for just £5.
Meet to Eat
4pm - 9pm
City Centre
Want to find out about Bristol's history and see the harbourside from a boat? Meet us at Frenchay to go on a harbourside tour, then meet the folk from the charity shop crawl for dinner!

Wed 18th September

Bike to Bower
11am - 3pm
City Centre
Wondering the best way to get from town to Bower? Join us on a guided cycle ride from Castle Park to Bower Ashton and back again - with free tea and cake at Bower!
Dip Dye Disco
11am - 3pm
The Students' Union, Glenside (Playing Field)
Fun in the sun with disco tunes, t-shirt tie-dying, lawn games, a smoothie bike, face painting, free BBQ food and more.
Move with HallsLife
2:30pm - 7pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Join us for an afternoon of rounders and table tennis tournaments with prizes to be won! Weather looking dodgy? We'll do it on the Wii instead!

Thu 19th September

Meet The Dogs
11am - 3pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay Campus, Meeting Room 1
Just moved into halls and found yourself missing a furry friend from home? We can help! Guide Dogs UK will be bringing their guide dogs to Meeting Room 1, and you're invited to come along and give them some love
Meet The Dogs
11:30am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Glenside
Just moved into halls and found yourself missing a furry friend from home? We can help! 'Dogs for Good' will be bringing their assistance dogs to Glenside, and you're invited to come along and give them some love.
Teas Around the World: Bower edition
4pm - 7pm
The Students' Union Bar, Bower Ashton
We're bringing Teas Around the World to Bower, for an international student special mingle event. Expect free tea, scones, jam, cream and conversations with new people!

Fri 20th September

Freshers’ Fair
11am - 4pm
ECC, Frenchay
Join in and find out about everything that The Students’ Union, sport clubs, societies, the University and Bristol itself has to offer. With over 200 stalls there is plenty of things to do, people to meet and freebies to get!
Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch, and enjoy the outdoor games in our pop garden.

Sat 21st September

#UWESaysRelax - Feel Good Yoga and Wellie Walk!
11am - noon
The Farmhouse, Frenchay Campus
Join the Feel Good Team to unwind after Welcome week.
Sun Up x Feel the Funk
2pm - 9pm
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
As the Summer draws to an end, we want to put on one more outdoor party. The Students’ Union at UWE presents: SunUp X Feel the Funk. SunUp will provide you with the energy and good vibes you need to party.

Sun 22nd September

CANCELLED: Feel Good @ The Farmhouse
1pm - 4pm
Farmhouse, Frenchay Campus
Time to chill out and prepare for starting your course the next day. This session will see a Yoga instructor run a one hour session in the Dartington main lounge. There will be free hot drinks, snacks, mindfulness colouring.

Mon 23rd September

Give it a go! Technicolour Choir Taster Session
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Centre for Music, in room REH01
Expect instant harmonies and big uplifting songs, that are guaranteed to make you feel great!
MOVE Hula Hoop
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Bower Ashton
Now is your chance to become a Hula Hooping extraordinaire and impress everyone with your unbelievable skills!
UWE Jazz Ensemble
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Centre for Music, Frenchay Campus
From Real Book to Post Modern Jukebox, there is sure to be something for you.
MOVE Pilates
1pm - 2pm
Glenside
Pilates is a holistic exercise system designed to elongate, strengthen and restore the body to balance.
MOVE Flag Football
5pm - 6pm
Frenchay Centre for Sport, Astroturf
Flag Football is a non-contact version of American football where the basic rules of the game are similar to those of the mainstream game.
MOVE Pilates
5pm - 6pm
Bower Ashton
Pilates is a holistic exercise system designed to elongate, strengthen and restore the body to balance.
MOVE Run5 (beginner to intermediate)
5pm - 6pm
Frenchay Campus
Running can be hard, so join our community and get ready to smash that PB!
MOVE Table Tennis Drop In
5pm - 6:30pm
Centre for Sport, Sports Hall
Our drop in Table Tennis sessions allow you to come along and play in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
MOVE UV Zumba
5pm - 6pm
Activity Studio, Frenchay SU Building
Take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning, dance fitness party.
MOVE Yoga
6pm - 7pm
Activity Studio, Frenchay SU Building
Our most popular class returns for 2019/20! This class will increase flexibility, is great for your overall wellbeing and is suitable for all abilities.

Tue 24th September

Student Singers (classical choir)
1pm - 2:15pm
Centre for Music, Frenchay Campus
Come and check out our brand new lunchtime singing session.
Piano
2pm - 3pm
Centre for Music, REH04, Frenchay Campus
A free, informal try out of our pianos with guidance from our gifted piano tutor Alison Howell.
Saxfaction
7pm - 8pm
Centre for Music, REH03, Frenchay Campus
Saxophonists from soprano to baritone are welcome to check out our friendly saxophone ensemble!

Wed 25th September

Revinyl DJ
11am - 12:30pm
TBC
Come and meet the Revinyl Team who teach both vinyl and digital DJing.
MOVE Yoga
noon - 1pm
Activity Studio, Frenchay SU Building
Our most popular class returns for 2019/20! This class will increase flexibility, is great for your overall wellbeing and is suitable for all abilities.
Gospel Choir
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Centre for Music
UWE Gospel Choir sings uplifting contemporary gospel music with close harmonies and irresistible grooves.
MOVE Yoga
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Glendside
Our most popular class returns for 2019/20! This class will increase flexibility, is great for your overall wellbeing and is suitable for all abilities.
Technicolour Choir
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hosted by the Centre for Music, on Glenside Campus
This welcoming and uplifting choir, sing incredible, feel-good mash-ups.
Guitar
1pm - 2pm
Centre for Music
A free and open session, come and meet our guitar tutor Ash from Mobile Guitar Tuition.
Move with HallsLife
1pm - 6pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay, Activity Studio
Let's get physical! Join us for an afternoon of active fun and get to meet more people.
Guitar
2pm - 3pm
Centre for Music
A free and open session, come and meet our guitar tutor Ash from Mobile Guitar Tuition.
Revinyl
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Centre for Music, REH01, Frenchay Campus
Come and meet the Revinyl Team who teach both vinyl and digital DJing.
UWE Jazz Ensemble (Advanced)
4pm - 5pm
Centre for Music
From Real Book to Post Modern Jukebox, there is sure to be something for you.
MOVE Active Yoga
5pm - 6pm
Bower Ashton
Our most popular class returns for 2019/20! This class will increase flexibility, is great for your overall wellbeing and is suitable for all abilities.
MOVE JumpFit
8pm - 9pm
Lower Engagament Space (Reception) SU Building
JumpFit is an exercise class involving bouncing on your own set of rebound boots, to mood-boosting music. It reduces body fat, tones your body, increases your agility, strengthens your muscles.

Thu 26th September

Drums welcome and induction session
11am - 1pm
Centre for Music, Room REH02, Frenchay Campus
Come and meet CfM's drum tutor and author of The Drummer's Odyssey, AJ Rousell.
MOVE Tai Chi
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Activity Studio, Frenchay SU Building
Exercises include a range of standing, sitting and lying down Tai Chi, which is designed to work on different areas of the body.
MOVE Yoga
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Bower Ashton
Our most popular class returns for 2019/20! This class will increase flexibility, is great for your overall wellbeing and is suitable for all abilities.
Futsal Drop In
7:30pm - 9pm
Centre for Sport, Sports Hall
Futsal is a variant on football and has an emphasis on improvisation, creativity and technique.
O2 Touch Rugby
7:30pm - 9pm
Centre for Sport, Astroturf
Come and try out 02 Touch, in association with UWE's very own Women's Rugby Club, we will teach you the basics!

Fri 27th September

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch, and enjoy the outdoor games in our pop garden.
MacMillan Coffee Morning
11am - 2pm
The Students Union Bar (Glenside and Bower Ashton), One Zone, The Students' Union, Frenchay
Our annual MacMillan Coffee Morning is back on all three campuses. Supplying you with some delicious treats, this is a great chance to have a cuppa and a chat, all in the name of a wonderful cause.
UWE Barbershop
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Centre for Music, REH03, Frenchay Campus
Come and see if you can hold a part with our easy arrangements.
MOVE Pilates
4pm - 5pm
Activity Studio, Frenchay SU Building
Pilates is a holistic exercise system designed to elongate, strengthen and restore the body to balance.
Badminton Drop In
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Centre for Sport, Sports Hall
Catching up with a friend? Need a workout? Then Badminton is for you!
Volleyball Drop In
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Frenchay
These drop in Volleyball sessions allow you to come along and play in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Sat 28th September

Quidditch Clifton Downs - Meet by the water tower
2pm - 4pm
Clifton Downs - Meet by the water tower
Then come along to one of our Quidditch sessions to see what it's all about and get involved with one of the fastest growing sports in the world!

Sun 29th September

Squash Drop In
2:10pm - 4:10pm
Centre for Sport, Sports Hall
Arguably the most intense racquet sport there is, come and try it out!
Basketball Drop In
2:30pm - 5pm
Centre for Sport, Sports Hall
Dribble, pass and shoot! These sessions allow you to come along and play in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Tue 1st October

UWE Bristol Volunteering Fair
11am - 3pm
ECC, Frenchay Campus
UWE Bristol Volunteering Fair gives students the chance to come and speak to over 80 organisations offering a variety of volunteering opportunities to get involved with.

Fri 4th October

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch, and enjoy the outdoor games in our pop garden.

Fri 11th October

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch, and enjoy the outdoor games in our pop garden.

Fri 18th October

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch, and enjoy the outdoor games in our pop garden.

Fri 25th October

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch, and enjoy the outdoor games in our pop garden.

Fri 1st November

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch.

Fri 8th November

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch.

Fri 15th November

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch.

Fri 22nd November

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch.

Fri 29th November

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch.

Fri 6th December

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch.

Fri 13th December

Funday Friday
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Come down to The Students’ Union every Friday where you can enjoy free tea, coffee and cakes, Netflix’s, play board games, table tennis, table football and the Nintendo Switch.
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