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Block Passes

The best way to gain access to your favourite Freshers' events

  • The Warrior Wristband (Saving £15)
  • £57
  • EVERY FRESHERS' EVENT!*
  • + 10% off in our shop during Freshers
  • LIMITED AVAILABILITY
  • *Guarantees you entry to all the events during Freshers' Fortnight subject to capacity!
  • On sale 20th August at 10am
  • The Black Card (Saving £130)
  • £169
  • EVERY FRESHERS' EVENT!*
  • + Entry to GLAM & BLUE&BLUE ALL YEAR
  • + 10% off in our shops ALL YEAR
  • EXTREMELY LIMITED AVAILABILITY
  • *Guarantees you entry to all the events during Freshers' Fortnight subject to capacity!
  • On sale 20th August at 10am

Block passes do sell out very quickly so make sure you grab yours as early as you can.

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Freshers' Fortnight Event Tickets

Welcome Party Sun 9 Sep 2018 - Cheltenham

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Kickstart freshers with your first big night out! Meeting in the bars, we'll take you to a couple of our favourite bars in Cheltenham and finish at Fever Night Club.

Welcome Party Sun 9 Sep 2018 - Gloucester

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Kickstart freshers with your first big night out! Meeting in the bars, we'll take you to a couple of our favourite bars in Gloucester and finish at Atik Night Club.

Glam - UV Rave! Mon 10 Sep 2018 - Freshers' 18

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Glam is back for another year to kickoff your weekly Monday student night with a special UV Rave! Last entry 11.30pm.

T-Shirt Tour Tue 11 Sep 2018 - Freshers' 18

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Are you ready for one of the biggest Freshers' Fortnight events in the calendar? For the tour, your t-shirt is your ticket! So make sure you wear it with pride all night to access all of our favourite bars during our guided tour.

Blue&Blue - Zoo Party! Wed 12 Sep 2018 - Freshers' 18

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Blue & Blue is back for another year to kickoff your weekly Wednesday student night with the ultimate Zoo Party! Last entry 11.30pm.

Propaganda Thu 13 Sep 2018 - Freshers' 18

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Propaganda is back for another year for that alternative nightclub experience at MooMoos.

Thrive Thu 13 Sep 2018 - Freshers' 18

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We've teamed up with the Thrive team to host our first exclusive Gloucester student night at Atik!

Glam Confetti Cannon £1,000 drop! Mon 17 Sep 2018 - Freshers' 18

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Glam is back for another year to kickoff your weekly Monday student night with a very special £1,000 Drop Confetti Cannon! Last entry 11.30pm.

Comedy Night Tue 18 Sep 2018 - Freshers' 18

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Come along to our exclusive comedy night hosted by some cracking well-known comedians. Line-up and location TBC.

Blue&Blue - Beach Party! Wed 19 Sep 2018 - Freshers' 18

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Blue & Blue is back for another year to kickoff your weekly Wednesday student nights with the ultimate Beach Party! Last entry 11.30pm.

Propaganda Thu 20 Sep 2018 - Freshers' 18

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Propaganda is back for another year for that alternative nightclub experience at MooMoos.

Freshers' Masquerade Ball Fri 21 Sep 2018 - Freshers' 18

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Are you excited for the biggest event of the year? We've got some amazing acts lined up for you to perform live on the night + food stalls and FREE ENTRY to the Atik and MooMoos afterparties.

Freshers' Fayre

Freshers’ Fayre is an afternoon of filling your bags with freebies from all of the commercial outlets in the Cheltenham and Gloucester area. You will also have the chance to sign up to the vast range of Students’ Union sports teams, societies, part-time jobs and volunteering activities. You'll also have the opportunity to purchase official University of Gloucestershire clothing, NUS Extra Cards and other merchandise at a special Freshers’ Fayre discount!

This year’s quiet hour is for those who are uncomfortable with large crowds and lots of noise. This includes students with physical access issues who have difficulties picking their way through large crowds or sensory impairments e.g. being hard of hearing.

 

Wednesday 12 September

Park Campus

Quiet Hour: 11am-12pm

General Access: 12-4pm

Free Events

Beer & Prosecco Festival @Pittville

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Fri 7 September | 5pm onwards

Enjoy a Beer & Prosecco Festival for those of you moving into Pittville Halls on Friday. It's a great chance for you to chill with your new roommates and enjoy some live music.

Move in BBQ @Pittville

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Fri 7 September | 5pm onwards

Come along to a FREE BBQ on us for those of you moving into Pittville Halls on Friday. It's a great chance for you to chill with your new roommates and enjoy some FREE FOOD.

Pub Quiz @Pittville

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Fri 7 September | 7pm onwards

Come along to a FREE Pub Quiz for those of you moving into Pittville Halls on Friday. Hosted by our very own Full-Time Officer Team.

Beer & Prosecco Festival @Pittville

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Sat 8 September | 5pm onwards

Enjoy a Beer & Prosecco Festival for those of you moving into Pittville Halls on Saturday. It's a great chance for you to chill with your new roommates and enjoy some live music.

Move in BBQ @Your Campus

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Sat 8 September 2018 | 5pm onwards

Come along to a FREE BBQ on us for those of you moving into Halls on Saturday. It's a great chance for you to chill with your new roommates and enjoy some FREE FOOD.

Pub Quiz

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Sat 8 September | 7pm onwards | All Campuses

Come along to a FREE PUB QUIZ for those of you moving into Halls on Saturday. Hosted by our very own Full-Time Officer Team.

Town Tours

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Sun 9 September | 1pm onwards | Park, Pittville, FCH, Oxstalls

Get a tour of your local area and check out all the best student hot spots in town. Meet at your nearest campus bar from 1pm and we'll take you on a little tour.

World Cafe

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Sun 9 September | 7-9pm | FCH Chapel

All are welcome at this relaxed drop-in at FCH Chapel and enjoy some hot chocolate plus games. Please also join us for an international welcome talk at 6pm in the Chapel.

Live Music

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Mon 10 September

Enjoy some Live Music from our very own popular music students. Location and times TBC.

Library Games

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Mon 10 September | 5pm onwards

If going out isn't your thing then head to our Library Games night at FCH Library hosted by our very own library team!

Pizza & Pool

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Tue 11 September | 1pm onwards

Head to your nearest campus bar for some FREE POOL & PIZZA! It's first come first served so make sure you arrive nice and early to avoid missing out.

Freshers' Fayre

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Wed 12 September | 11am-12pm (Quiet Hour), 12pm-4pm (General Access)

Over 200 exhibitors (+ free pizza), the biggest on campus event this year! Fill your bags with freebies and sign up to the SU sports teams and societies.

Video Games

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Thu 13 September | 1pm onwards

Enjoy a day of fooling around beating your mates playing various video games at both Pittville and Oxstalls Bars.

Karaoke Night

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Fri 14 September | 7pm onwards

After a hectic first week why not head to our Karaoke Night for a chilled and entertaining night at Oxstalls & Pittville Bars.

Movie Night

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Sat 15 September | 7pm onwards

Put your feet up and watch a movie. Location and times TBC.

Sunday Funday

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Sun 16 September | 1pm onwards

A fun jam-packed day of sporting activities run by your very own sports clubs. A full timetable of activities will be announced very soon.

Pub Quiz

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Sun 16 September | 7pm onwards

Come along to a Pub Quiz hosted by UOG Bars with prizes up for grabs!

Therapy Dogs

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Mon 17 September | Time & Location TBC

Come along a meet our little furry friends. We know your first week may have been a stressful one so we thought stroking some dogs might just ease your pain.

Zumba

FREE EVENT & TICKETED

Mon 17 September | 1pm onwards | Pittville Dance Studio

Need to burn off all those takeaways? We're running a FREE hour session of Zumba.

Yoga

FREE EVENT & TICKETED

Wed 19 September | 1pm onwards

Come and join us for a fun and relaxing session of yoga. We're running a FREE hour session of Yoga.

Cineworld Secret Cinema

FREE EVENT & TICKETED

Thu 20 September | 7pm onwards

We've booked out a screen at both Cheltenham & Gloucester Cineworld just for you! We're keeping the blockbuster title a little secret but we're sure you're gonna love it!

Sober Social

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Thu 20 September | 7pm onwards | Sober Parrot

Who needs a drink to have a good time? Enjoy a night out without the mess!

Crafternoon

FREE EVENT & NOT TICKETED

Fri 21 September | 1pm onwards

We're running a little workshop to help you make those Masquerade Ball essentials.

Official University Sports Kit!

Get your hands on our new range of University Sports Kit complete with your initials and the University Crest. We now have 3 bundles to choose from so you can get the best bundle to suit your needs.

Pre-orders are now available and you have until Friday 24 August to place your order for collection at the Freshers' Fayre. To check out the complete range use the link below or visit uogsu.com/sportwear

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NUS Extra (soon to be Totum)

Hundreds of discounts exclusively for students and staff at the University of Gloucestershire from just £12. The NUS Extra card gives you amazing discounts & is now valid for 1, 2 or 3 years! NUS Extra currently offers over 160 discounts both online and in-store, all exclusive to cardholders. Discounts are available in a wide range of areas, including Fashion, Travel and Transport, Gaming, Books, Music, Beauty and Software. Buy online and collect on campus today!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I’m not a Fresher. Can I still come the Freshers’ Fortnight events?
YES! Any UOG student can purchase tickets to all Freshers’ Fortnight events on a first come first served basis. Tickets are available to buy online on Monday 20nd August at 10am.
Q. I don’t know anyone at the University of Gloucestershire and I’m worried I’ll be on my own. What can I do?
Don't panic. We know coming to University can be daunting prospect. We have thousands of new students who will be in the same boat and not everyone will know each other. Visit our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter to meet other new students ahead of your arrival. It is a great way to meet your course mates and flat mates and that way you will know some people when you get here.
Q. Who can buy a Black Card, Warrior and The Big Three block passes or any Freshers' Fortnight event tickets?
Any University of Gloucestershire student can purchase a Freshers’ Fortnight block pass wristband, card or ticket. Whether you are a Fresher or a final year student, it is time to get involved.
Q. Where do I collect my Black Card, Warrior Wristband, Big Three block pass or ticket from?
You can collect your Black Card, Warrior Wristband, Big Three block pass or individual tickets from a Students’ Union reception located on; FCH Campus, Park Campus, Oxstalls Campus or Pittville Student Village.
Q. Do I need a Black Card, Warrior Wristband or Big Three block pass to get into Freshers’ Fortnight events?
Purchasing a Black Card, Warrior Wristband or Big Three block pass will get you entry into the majority of our events (See Cards & Wristbands information) and you will not have to worry about missing out on tickets. Nonetheless, you can still buy tickets for individual events to tailor to your Freshers’ Fortnight needs.
Q. Where can I buy a Black Card, Warrior Wristband, Big Three block pass or any Freshers' Fortnight ticket?
Simply buy online from 10am on Monday 20th August.

Still have questions?