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Freshers Events – Chelmsford

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Here’s the low down on everything happening over the Fresher’s period in Chelmsford!

 

12th September

Welcome Drinks 

Join us in our SU space, 92, for some snacks and drinks - non-alcoholic drinks also! Meet some new people and have a chill out.

13th September

Meet Up

Come on down Tindal to meet up with your Executive Officer Team and meet some of the ARU Students’ Union staff who have made the magic of Freshers possible! If you have any questions, this is a great opportunity to ask away, whether it’s about upcoming events, societies, volunteering, or something else – we’re happy to help. We can’t wait to meet you!

Welcome Quiz

Everything kicks off on the 13th with the Welcome Quiz. Although aimed at international students, all students are welcome to come share their knowledge of the world and enjoy some drinks from The Academy.

Campus Tour

Meet us at the ARU Students’ Union space in Tindal, and we’ll be your guides for a campus tour! We’ll show you all the key spots and where the action happens. But if there’s anything you particularly want to see, just let us know and we’ll show you it.  

 

 

14th September

Campus Tour

If you couldn’t make the one the previous day, we’re running another one today!

City Tour

Meet us back at Tindal after the Campus Tour for a tour of Chelmsford! We’ll show you the best places to shop, eat, and relax. And if there’s anywhere you really want to see, we’ll make sure we include it on our tour.

 

15th September

The Warm Up: Freshers Launch Party

This is the official launch party for ARU Freshers 2018. We are so excited to welcome all you new students, and what better way to do that than throw a massive party at 92 with some cheap drinks and secret goodies?

Welcome Fest

This is a great chance to meet your SU team! Have a drink with us, and meet some new friends.

 

 

16th September

FIFA vs Guitar Hero

Come down to 92 to prove whether you can take a free-kick like Ronaldo, or strum a solo like Jimi Hendrix!

 

 

17th September  

‘Make Your Mark’ Volunteer Fair

Want to make a difference? Join the other 2300 student volunteers at ARU who are helping their local communities and building skills that make them stand out from the crowd.

Campus Tour

We’re running another tour of the campus today if you missed the others.

Meet Up

Come on down to Tindal to have a coffee and get to know the other students.

The Big Quiz at 92

Bring your housemates and your thinking caps and see if you’ve got what it takes to win free beer for an entire year.

 

18th September

Campus Tour

If you couldn’t make the one the other day, we’re running another one today!

City Tour

Meet us back at Tindal after the Campus Tour for a tour of Chelmsford! We’ll show you the best places to shop, eat, and relax. And if there’s anywhere you really want to see, we’ll make sure we include it on our tour.

Meet the Volunteer Centre Team

Pop into ARU Students’ Union to meet your lovely and friendly Volunteer Centre staff and other student volunteers. Find out about volunteering opportunities you could be a part of!

Freshers Prize Bingo

No no, this isn’t like bingo your aunt plays. This is Freshers bingo! And that means cheap drinks, and a party atmosphere!

Mature Students Meet Up

Are you a mature student looking to make friends with other mature students? Then this is the event for you!

 

19th September  

Freshers Fair

This is the biggest event of the whole week! Make sure to check it out. We’ll have loads of freebies and discounts that you won’t want to miss. Come down and find out about all the societies on offer, and see what’s going on.

Guided Tour: Freshers Fair

Fancy a tour of Freshers Fair before it starts? Join our lovely Officer team for a guided tour in a small, quieter group to have a look round before it all begins. 

Freshers Pub Crawl 

Meet us at 92 for the first Parasoc social event of the year! Parasoc members get a free shot! 

Wing Wednesday

Every Wednesday is wing-tastic at 92. Come down, grab a beer, and take advantage of the amazing wing deals.

Wildlife

Wildlife has arrived to Evoke. Every Wednesday, Evoke will bring the ultimate student experience and the best parties.

 

20th September

Meet the Volunteer Centre Team

Pop into ARU Students’ Union to meet your lovely and friendly Volunteer Centre staff and other student volunteers. Find out about volunteering opportunities you could be a part of!

Campus Tour

If you couldn’t make the one the other day, we’re running another one today!

Give It a Go: Afternoon Tea

Join us for a refined British tea party in Tindal to meet new people.

Thursday Night Flicks

Kicking off Thursday Night Flicks is Mean Girls and Kingman: The Secret Service. Come down to 92 for free to watch these classics!

ARU Sirens Taster Session One

Give Cheerleading a go with this taster session. No experience necessary as there will be a professional coach there to help if you need it. 

 

21st September  

Meet the Volunteer Centre Team

Pop into ARU Students’ Union to meet your lovely and friendly Volunteer Centre staff and other student volunteers. Find out about volunteering opportunities you could be a part of!

Campus Tour

If you couldn’t make the one the other day, we’re running another one today!

TNT Friday presents The Exchange

Thank 92 it’s Friday is hosting a Freshers special – The Exchange. Like to get the best deals? Then this is the event for you. Play the market stock prices to get the best deals on your drinks.

Give it a Go: Crafternoon

Get involved in this free, creative event to make some goodies to decorate your student digs with.

 

22nd September

Foam Party

Evoke are hosting the Freshers Foam Party! Grab your bikini or speedos… it’s going to get messy on the last night of Freshers Week!

 

Just because Freshers is over, doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Keep up to date with our calendar to be in the know of all our fun upcoming events!

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