Pre-Arrival

Social Events

Social Events

You'll have the opportunity to take part in various social activities that will help you to make new friends and settle into university life.

Students arriving in September 2017

As part of International Welcome Week, the Students' Union will be running a number of exciting social events for new international students. More information about these events (and how you can book a place) can be found in the Early Arrivals Week Programme.

City and University Welcome Reception

This is an opportunity to meet the University’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Suzanne Cholerton. There will be free refreshments, music and the chance to meet staff and students from across the University. 

The event is on Friday 22 September 

Tickets for this event are free and will be available from the information desk at the Herschel Building throughout International Welcome Week.

Freshers' Week

Freshers' Week takes place from 23rd - 29th September, which is also ran by the Students' Union. Their website details the programme of events & how to purchase a wristband.

Great North Museum