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Events

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There's something exciting happening every day, check out all our events below to avoid missing out!

Please be aware that times and dates are subject to change.

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999 party

Location: Venue Bar, Student Centre

Join us for a free 999 theme party in the Venue Bar. Dress-up if you fancy but we will have lots of 999 themed accessories!

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Southbank House Party

Location: Lightbox, 6A Lambeth Pl, London, SW8 1SP

Unite with 100s of students taking over the Lightbox Club. Famous for its LED walls and ceilings which are used for crazy innovative lightshow it is an awesome venue with good vibes.

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15

Kell St Carnival

Location: Kell St

If you're moving into halls of residence this September join us at our carnival where there'll be free fairground activities, a live DJ, food and drink. It's a great chance to meet other students.

20

Cake Creation

Location: Grads Cafe, Student Life Centre

An opportunity for students to use their artistic skills to decorate cakes and eat them for free.

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25

Fifa Tournament

Location: Student Life Centre

The World Cup may have been this summer but join us as new starters go head to head to head in our own digital World Cup playing Fifa 18!

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Mindfulness with Hiten Solanki

Location: Confucius Centre

This session provides new students with methods to better deal with stress.

35

Yoga and Pilates

Location: Academy of Sport, London Road

This class is a combination of pilates and yoga, designed to improve strength, flexibility and balance, and bring mind and body together.

40

International Arrivals Room

Location: Technopark GA00

At our drop-in sessions you can access your email, collect your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) or just have a chat with the Immigration and International Student Advice Team.

45

Tai Chi

Location: Caxton House

Try this ancient martial art for free to help you feel calm, centred and grounded, whilst improving self-knowledge, confidence and self-discipline.

50

Pub Quiz

Location: The Venue, Student Life Centre

Get a team or just turn up and join a table this lively night is great for breaking the ice and getting involved.

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55

Speed meet

Location: Mercato Metropolitano, 42 Newington Causeway, SE1 6DR

Speed dating for friends. This is a chance to meet new people from the University. For new and current students.

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60

Mocktails and Cocktails

Location: Belushi's Bar, Borough High St, SE1 1HR

Learn from Belushi's mix masters on how to create mocktails and cocktails while meeting new people. Tickets are £5.

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65

Imperial War Museum visit

Location: Meet at Student Life Centre

Meet new people and explore the local area on your way to a free visit of one of London's top museums, the Imperial War Museum.

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70

Tate Modern visit

Location: Meet at Student Life Centre

Meet new people during a free visit to one of London's top destinations, Tate Modern.

75

Comedy Night

Location: 99 Comedy Club, Covent Garden

Rated one of the best comedy clubs in the country. Get your £3 ticket now before they go! This event features in our event bundle deals.

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80

Lego Robots

Location: 1st floor, Student Life Centre

A free session for all students to construct their own robots. No robotics knowledge necessary.

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85

Mandarin taster

Location: Caxton House

In our free taster session where we cover the basics of Mandarin, including pronunciation.

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90

Bar Crawl

Location: Meet at Venue Bar, Student Centre

A guided tour of all the best drinking establishments in central London for £5.50, with free shots and plenty of games along the way. Buy tickets early to avoid missing out!

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95

City farm

Location: Kell Street

A fun packed free day for students and children to meet and hold animals.

100

Games Afternoon

Location: Venue Bar, Student Centre

Think of your beloved games but bigger! The Venue Bar will be filled with giant Jenga, huge Connect Four and adult sized Twister.

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105

Postgraduate Bar Social

Location: Venue Bar, Student Centre

Head down to the Venue Bar and continue chatting with all your Postgraduate pals.

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110

Postgraduate cheese and wine

Location: 1st Floor, Student Life Centre

Postgraduate students can meet the Students' Union President and the Vice-President of Education while sampling a selection of cheese and wine for free.

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115

Gin Distillery tour

Location: Meet at Student Life Centre at 14:20pm

Historic tour of the oldest gin distillery and free gin tasting. Tickets are £10.

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120

International student welcome

Location: Events Theatre, Keyworth

Learn about life in the UK, HOST homestays and making the most of your time here, meet other international students and University staff and find out about our services.

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125

Westfield Stratford & Roof East Experience

Location: Meet at the Student Life Centre

Visit the colossal Westfield of East London and either go shopping for bits or have fun in the free pop-up rooftop park that's here only until the end of September!

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130

International students cheese and wine

Location: Grads Cafe, Student Life Centre

International students can meet the Students' Union President and the Vice-President of Education while sampling cheese and wine for free.

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135

Community Day

Location: Student Life Centre

Local community organisations, partners and services will be on hand to share information with you on how to access their services and what support and activities are offered.

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140

LinkedIn photos

Location: Student Life Centre

Get your free professional LinkedIn photo taken and book into our free LinkedIn workshop, where you'll learn about creating your professional profile online.

145

Bandeoke

Location: SU bar

A fantastic free opportunity to sing karaoke with a professional band in the student's union bar.

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150

Rugby (Men's)

Location: Old Allynian

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

155

Rugby (Women's)

Location: Old Allynian

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

160

Netball

Location: Academy of Sport Sports Hall

An ancient martial art that helps you feel calm, centred and grounded, whilst improving self-knowledge, confidence and self-discipline.

165

Table Tennis

Location: FTZ

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

170

GP registration

Location: K-404

Stay healthy and save time! Register your details with the local doctor right here at the University.

175

Mature Student Mixer

Location: Student Life Centre

Returning to education can be both exciting and a little daunting - come along and meet new friends in the same boat.

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180

Coffee Morning with the VP Welfare and Equalities

Location: Grads Café, Student Life Centre

Join Sam the SU's VP Welfare for a few hours of coffee and games in the Grads cafe!

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185

Free Walking Tour

Location: Diana The Huntress statue outside Green Park station

You'll visit Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and see the Changing of the Guard, you’ll discover little-known streets, hear anecdotes and stories, and get a real feel for this great city - London!

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190

Coffee morning

Location: Student Life Centre

Meet Vice President of Welfare and Equalities Sam Robson over coffee.

195

Elior Food Fair

Location: Kell Street and Student Life Centre

Used as a way of showcasing what campus catering has to offer there will be a wide variety from each of the food outlets making sure that there is something for everyone.

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200

Union after dark

Location: Royal Festival Pier Southbank

The evening will be filled with games and mini competitions as well as your chance to meet your Union, sports teams and societies.

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DDS Student welcome - Coffee and Cake Morning

Location: Student Life Centre

Join Sam the SU's VP Welfare for a few hours of coffee and cake morning in the Grads cafe!

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210

Bonkers Bingo

Location: Venue Bar, Student Life Centre

Join us for the liveliest game of bingo you'll ever take part in... with silly prizes and a whole lot of fun to be had dont miss out on this fun event!

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215

International student party

Location: London Road Refectory, second floor

Enjoy free food and meet fellow international students and staff who will support you during your studies.

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220

LGBT + Students Welcome

Location: Student Life Centre

Welcome Reception co-hosted with Corey, your LGBT+ Officer. We'll be starting off low key and joining the fun in the Bar after!

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225

Cycle Confident by Southwark Council

Location: Student Life Centre

Southwark Council's experienced bike doctors will check your bike for free.

230

Thorpe Park

Location: Thorpe Park, Chertsey, KT16 8PN

Visit Thorpe Park theme park, with some of the biggest rides in the UK. Ticket price to be confirmed.

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235

Tier 4 Visa information

Location: K2- VG06

This event will help students on Tier 4 visas understand the conditions attached to their visa, such as attendance and working hours.

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240

Badminton

Location: The Castle Centre

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

245

Jujitsu

Location: FTZ

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

250

Cheerleading

Location: FTZ

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

255

Football (Men's)

Location: Burgess Park

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

260

Running and walking

Location: Burgess Park

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

265

Muai Thai

Location: Underground (Old Kent Road)

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

270

Trampoline

Location: The Castle Centre

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

275

Mixed Hockey

Location: Honor Oak Park

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

280

Football (Women's)

Location: Honor Oak Park

Try the sport at our free give it a go session.

285

Scuba diving

Location: Bexleyheath Leisure Centre

Try the sport for £20 at this introductory session.

290

 
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