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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!
Welcome Pizza Party
5pm - 7pm
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
Just moved in? Welcome to UWE Bristol! Join our new international student pizza party for some free food and a chance to meet other students.

Tue 10th September

Hallslife International Food Evening
6pm - 8pm
The Students' Union Upper and Lower Engagement Space
Welcome to UWE Bristol! Join us in The Students' Union for a free dinner. This is a chance to meet new friends, and have some chilled out chats!

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.
International Games Night
5:30pm - 8pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Break the ice with other international students over free food, a language exchange, and games from around the world. Not living near Frenchay? Don't worry, we'll be running a city meet-up and will head over together.
Move In
8pm - 2am
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
Come and explore your new students’ union! We'll be open all day with our usual food and drink from the bar, then as it gets dark, our resident DJ's will start pumping out the music.

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.
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.
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.
International Social Sports Tournament
5:30pm - 8pm
Centre for Sport
Join us for some friendly competition. Together with Feel Good and our MOVE programme, we'll be running a Social Sports Tournament, featuring a range of fun team games.
White T-Shirt Party
10pm - 3am
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
Do you want to get to know your fellow students and The Students’ Union Bar? Our classic White T-Shirt Party is the perfect start to Freshers. Whether it's your name, Instagram handle or your number, our White T-Shirt Party is the best opportunity to

Sat 14th September

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.
Welcome Party
10pm - 3am
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
Our Welcome Party is designed for you to get an idea of what to expect from The Students' Union. Our resident DJ's will be playing bangers all night and there will also be an outdoor silent disco.

Sun 15th September

Comedy Night
7pm - 10pm
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
With a lineup of excellent comedians, our comedy night is the perfect event to take a break and enjoy some entertainment or it's a chance to start off your night in a fun and different way.

Mon 16th September

Conversation Café
2pm - 4pm
Library, Frenchay
Come meet the Global Team over a nice cuppa!
Red Bull Tropical Party
10pm - 3am
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
Red Bull's huge and infamous tropical party will see The Students' Union Bar transformed into a tiki beach paradise. Complete with a Red Bull beach bar makeover, a beach hut photo booth, and plenty of giveaways.

Tue 17th September

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.
Reps Got Game
5pm - 9pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay
Why not break up a busy week for a big night in, as we turn The Students' Union into a board game café for the evening. Bring your flatmates or just turn up and challenge the reps to a game of your choice.
SUesday
10pm - 3am
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
Do want a taste of what you'll experience at The Students’ Union? Our infamous SUesday is back for Freshers, and as one of our most popular regular night time events, it's not to be missed.

Wed 18th September

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!
Bad and Boujee
10pm - 3am
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
"Rain drop, drop top, everything from RnB to hip hop. Let’s get bad and boujee all night long! Ash B and friends will be bringing you a night full of bangers.

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
Thirsty Thursday Open Mic
7pm - 11pm
The Students' Union Bar, Bower Ashton
Whether you’re a singer, musician, poet or comedian, this event is a chance to strut your stuff, and every performer gets a free drink! We're even putting on a free shuttle bus back to town so you can continue the party.
Murder Mystery at The Students' Union
8pm - 11pm
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
Do you fancy something a little different and are you up for a challenge? Come and get involved with an interactive murder mystery show. This is a great event to get to know each other and become the next best detective.

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.
Rum and Reggae Festival
6pm - 10pm
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
Live music from a reggae band, a rum bar with exclusive rums and special food and décor, what more could you want?

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 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

MOVE Yoga
8am - 8:45am
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.
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!
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 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 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.
HallsLife Presents: Feel Good Feast Night
6pm - 8pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay, Upper Engagement Space
Your first day of term? Join us for a free hot meal, mingle with others and share your experiences of UWE Bristol so far.
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.
UWE Big Band (Big swing band)
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Centre for Music, Frenchay Campus
Our big swing band is welcoming and fun!

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!
UWE Orchestra
7pm - 8pm
2E027, Frenchay Campus
Bring your instrument and get straight into playing in our orchestra taster session.

Wed 25th September

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.
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 Hula Hoop
6pm - 7pm
Frenchay Campus
Now is your chance to become a Hula Hooping extraordinaire and impress everyone with your unbelievable skills!
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.
MOVE Futsal Drop In
8:30pm - 10:30pm
Centre for Sport, Sports Hall
Futsal is a variant on football and has an emphasis on improvisation, creativity and technique.

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.
Dodgeball Drop In
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Centre for Sport, Sports Hall
Drop into this weekly session, learn the 5 D's of Dodge and have an amazing time!
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.

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.

Mon 30th September

HallsLife presents: Speed Dating
7pm - midnight
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
Hey HallsLife! Looking to make friends or find L-O-V-E? We welcome absolutely all genders and sexualities, so join us in the bar for an evening of speed dating!

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.

Tue 8th October

Bring Your Own Bowl
6pm - 8pm
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay
BYOB - what does that mean? Bring your own bowl (and spoon) for a free dinner made from surplus food!

Thu 10th October

Green Gathering
6pm - 8pm
The Students' Union Upper Engagement Space
Come along to our Green Gathering event, a place to meet like-minded peers who have a shared interest in sustainability. Come and learn about The Green Team, and the ways that you can get involved in sustainability on campus and in the community.

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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