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2018

WELCOME

WEEK


HELLO...


We are SO excited to welcome you to our EDGE HILL STUDENTS’ UNION FAMILY! You are joining us at the most AMAZING time we’re bringing you a bigger, better WELCOME WEEK than ever before!

GET INVOLVED!


SUN 16TH

SEPT

WELCOME SUNDAY 8.30AM ⋅ THE HUB ⋅ FREE TO ATTEND The first official Sunday of Uni is here! The SU Team will be in and around the Hub & SU building offering all the info you need on who we are and what we have in store for Welcome Week and beyond! Find out about the exciting line-up of welcome events & how topick up your wristbands, including your Level wristbands (you do not want to miss out on that!). Check out how we represent all students at Edge Hill, have a nosey at what campaigns we're running, see what support our Advice Centre could offer you and discover the plethora of Societies available for you to join. Keep an eye out for our Friendly team who will be able to help you move your things and give you the low down on all things Welcome Week related! You’ll also have an opportunity to buy all your Edge Hill merchandise, we’ve got everything from hoodies & lanyards to gym gear & stationery. Oh, and more importantly, pick up your Totum card for all of the discounts!


SUN 16TH

SEPT TEXTBOOK STARTS 9PM ⋅ VENUE ⋅ WRISTBAND OR £5 TEXTBOOK are coming in and taking over the whole SU Bar & Venue to bring House, Tech and R&B together for the most surreal club experience you’ve ever had.


MON 17TH

SEPT SU ON TOUR 12PM-2PM Want to learn more about your SU? We’ll be touring the campus, telling you about what we do and how you can get involved. So whether you’re interested in becoming a rep, joining a society, or coming along to some of the activities and events we have planned, we will be on hand to give you the lowdown on everything you need to know!


su on tour


MON 17TH

SEPT VINTAGE FOLK 9AM-4PM ⋅ VENUE ⋅ FREE ENTRY We're back at Edge Hill Student union for Freshers!!! 70's, 80's and 90's vintage including shirts, denim, fleece, jackets, knitwear, festival wear, dresses, blouse, jeans, sweatshirts and much more. Open to all, not just students. Special offers on the day for page followers! Card and cash accepted. Prices from £2 -£25.

GIANT SU BBQ 12 NOON -4PM ⋅ BACK OF SU BAR ⋅ FREE ENTRY Possibly the best opportunity of the week to meet new people whilst stuffing your face...can it get any better than that? Yes! because we’ll also be sending your Sabbatical Officers along to give you all the tips on living your best life at Edge Hill.

GIANT

SU

BBQ


MON 17TH

SEPT INFLATABLES

12 NOON - 3PM A hit every year, we LOVE bringing inflatables to campus - we’ve had everything from rodeos to giant slides before, so can’t wait to reveal this year BIG fun!

BOARD GAMES

6PM - 9PM ⋅ SU 1 ⋅ FREE ENTRY Feel like grabbing some friends together for a game night? Go retro with our board games collections; we’ve got the classics and we’ve got some newbies. Whether you’re into games like Articulate, Exploding Kittens, Trivial Pursuit or Risk we’re bound to have something you’ll enjoy beating your friends at. Get competitive and come along!


MON 17TH

LG B TQ + C L U B N I G H T

SEPT MILK

9PM - 2AM ⋅ VENUE WRISTBAND OR £5 MILK is going to be our very own FRESHERS PRIDE. Come along with our very own drag queens to celebrate everything that is LGBTQ+. This is going to be a fabulous event for our LGBTQ+ community, including friends and allies - we are proud to promote a safe space where everyone can be themselves. Even some of our staff will be in drag - we’d love you to join in too!


TUES 18TH

SEPT SU ON TOUR

12PM-2PM Want to learn more about your SU? We’ll be touring the campus, telling you about what we do and how you can get involved. So whether you’re interested in becoming a rep, joining a society, or coming along to some of the activities and events we have planned, we will be on hand to give you the lowdown on everything you need to know!

SCAVENGER HUNT CAMPUS CHALLENGE

12PM-2PM If you’re wanting to get to know campus but are a fan of a good old scavenger hunt, then this is the event for you. Find all the points on the map, whilst getting to know the campus, take a quick selfie or video with our ducks and post a montage of each location with #ehsugoldenduck to be in with a chance to win!


TUES 18TH

SEPT CRAFTERNOON: DIY ROOM DECORATIONS

3PM – 5PM ⋅ VENUE ⋅ FREE Is your room looking a little bare, even after you’ve unloaded 3 car loads of stuff? Pop over to our first Crafternoon of the year and make yourself a personalised room decoration! You could paint a canvas for your wall, make a sign for your door, craft a wall hanging, stencil a poster and even personalize a mug! Needed if you’re worried about your new flatmates using your stuff..!

FREE FILM TUESDAY

7PM – 9PM ⋅ ARTS CENTRE ⋅ FREE ⋅ NO BOOKING REQUIRED Free Films at the Arts Centre are exclusively for Edge Hill Students. Films are usually announced weekly around campus and on Facebook. Join our FFF Facebook group to find out which films are coming up.


TUES 18TH

SEPT VIDEO GAMING SOCIETY TASTER SESSION

6PM – 9PM Come and see what VGS are all about! We’ll have multiple games consoles with a variety of different games across many genres so you can just pick up and play whatever takes your fancy.

MUSICAL NERDS TASTER SESSION

6PM – 9PM An opportunity to experience being part of the society. Free snacks will be provided, just bring yourselves (and maybe a cosy blanket!)

CAMPUS SPORT POOL PARTY

7PM – 9PM Love island left you longing for an opportunity to don your swimwear and party like a future Towie cast member? You do not want to miss this! (no alcohol allowed! - you can save it for the afterparty!)


TUES 18TH

SEPT STRANGLED CATS KARAOKE 9PM - 1AM SU BAR ⋅ FREE ENTRY Serenade your fellow students with a romantic 80's power ballad or hit those notes like Adele. We supply the mic you supply the performance of a lifetime.

LEVEL

9PM ⋅ MEET AT SU BAR AND THEN WE’LL VENTURE TO LIVERPOOL ⋅ LEVEL WRISTBANDS ONLY. £7 EACH. AVAILABLE AT THE SHOP, SU BAR OR AT OUR STAND ON ENROLMENT DAYS. One of Liverpool’s biggest nightclubs opens its doors for an exclusive EHU students only night - our infamous LEVEL TAKEOVER is not one to miss! Last year saw 1500 of you hitting the trains to get there! 2 floors of music = 1 big party! Double Vodka Mixer £4


TAKEOVER, LEVEL NIGHTCLUB, CONCERT SQUARE

LEVEL AW


WEDS 19TH

SEPT WELCOME FAIR 10.30AM - 2.30PM â‹… THE HUB â‹… FREE TO ATTEND See the SU and the Hub transformed for one of the most iconic events of your first week at University, the Welcome Fair! Find out everything you need to know about joining Sports Teams & Societies, get your hands on an TOTUM Card (for epic discounts!), discover all the services and activities on offer across the University and local businesses but most importantly, grab a shed load of freebies from tons of business and famous brands!


WEDS 19TH

SEPT FREE FILM WEDNESDAY

7PM – 9.30PM ⋅ ARTS CENTRE STUDIO THEATRE ⋅ FREE NO BOOKING REQUIRED Free Films at the Arts Centre are exclusively for Edge Hill Students. Films are usually announced weekly around campus and on Facebook. Join our FFF Facebook group to find out which films are coming up.

FOAM PARTY

9PM – 2PM ⋅ SU BAR / VENUE ⋅ WRISTBAND OR £4 Come along to celebrate your very first Social with the UK’s BIGGEST foam canon. Feel free to dress in your best beach-wear as we will have lifeguards on standby.


THURS 20TH

SEPT SU ON TOUR

12PM-2PM Want to learn more about your SU? We’ll be touring the campus, telling you about what we do and how you can get involved. So whether you’re interested in becoming a rep, joining a society, or coming along to some of the activities and events we have planned, we will be on hand to give you the lowdown on everything you need to know!

PLANT FOR YOUR ROOM & POT DECORATING 3AM - 5PM ⋅ THE HUB ⋅ FREE Brighten up your new home with a little plant in a pot you can decorate yourself!


THURS 20TH

SEPT ROLLER DISCO 6PM-9PM ⋅ WILSON GYM If you’re looking for skate action, excitement and thumping music mixes the Roller Disco is just for you!

ANIME SOCIETY MIXER 6PM - 10PM ⋅ HUB 1 ⋅ FREE Whether you are an avid anime lover, or if you are just interested, come along to the anime mixer to meet the Anime society and find out how you can get involved! For both new and returning members you will have the chance to get to know the committee and see what awesome stuff they have planned for the year.


THURS 20TH

SEPT QUIZ 2.0

6PM - MIDNIGHT ⋅ SU BAR The Quiz returns for fresher’s week but with more prizes to be won! With plenty of drinks prizes and a large money pot to be won, it’s definitely a fresher’s event that shouldn’t be missed! Limited space is available for this one, so get your seat early to avoid disappointment!

STEALING SHEEP

7PM ⋅ ARTS CENTRE AND ACROSS THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS ⋅ FREE FEATURING 3RD EDGE DANCE COMPANY Fresh from a tour of festivals around the UK, including Latitude, Festival No.6 and Head for the Hills, and after being named as one of the major highlight’s of this year’s Liverpool Sound City Festival, Stealing Sheep bring their epic Suffragette Tribute to Edge Hill University for a processional extravaganza across campus bringing together 30 female musicians and dancers in a truly unique and powerful performance.


THE

BIG

STUDENT RESALE


FRI 21ST

SEPT SU ON TOUR

12PM - 2PM Want to learn more about your SU? We’ll be touring the campus, telling you about what we do and how you can get involved. So whether you’re interested in becoming a rep, joining a society, or coming along to some of the activities and events we have planned, we will be on hand to give you the lowdown on everything you need to know!

THE BIG STUDENT RESALE

10AM - 3PM ⋅ VENUE Stock up on the cheap with clothes, books, DVD’s, pots, pans you name it, at our Big Student Resale! All the money raised goes towards our ‘RAG’ society funds!


FRI 21ST

SEPT YOGA

5PM - 6PM ⋅ SU 1 Welcome week can be super hectic with so much to do and so much information to take in! Why not come and try Yoga to experience deep peace and calm through gentle movement and breath awareness. Suitable for all bodies and ages.

FREE FILM FRIDAY

7PM – 9.30PM ⋅ ARTS CENTRE STUDIO THEATRE ⋅ FREE NO BOOKING REQUIRED Free Films at the Arts Centre are exclusively for Edge Hill Students. Films are usually announced weekly around campus and on Facebook. Join our FFF Facebook group to find out which films are coming up.


FRI 21ST

SEPT

A TRIBUTE TO CHASE & STATUS

9PM - 3AM ⋅ SU BAR / VENUE FREE BEFORE 9:30 WITH WRISTBAND OR £6 ON THE DOOR Chase & Status are heading to the SU to put an amazing club night on including instruments, MCs and DJs


SAT 22ND

SEPT HANGOVER CLUB

10AM - 4PM ⋅ SU BAR ⋅ FREE ENTRY Come and cure your hangover and refuel for our closing party by enjoying an all day breakfast and a curer drink at SU Bar. We’ll be running breakfast later today as we know some of you might need to sleep your week off a little bit before heading over to join us.

HARRY POTTER SOCIETY GAMES AFTERNOON 2PM - 4PM ⋅ DOWNSTAIRS IN THE HUB Join us any time from 2-4 for an afternoon of Harry Potter themed board and card games, such as Monopoly, Guess Who and Cards against muggles. There will also be free food and snacks.

SATURDAY SPORTS

STARTS 12NOON ⋅ SU BAR 12:00 – Fulham vs Watford 17:00 – Brighton vs Tottenham 19:00 – 00:00 – Boxing: Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin Selected offers will be available throughout the day.


SUN 23RD

SEPT MEDIEVAL RE-ENACTMENT SOCIETY TASTER MEDIEVAL COMBAT 11AM – 4PM ⋅ CORONATION PARK ORMSKIRK ⋅ FREE Do you fancy yourself as a bit of an Arya Stark or are you more like the mother of dragons? Whilst it’s not quite real life game of thrones, it’s near enough … Come try out 12th century combat training with the Medieval re-enactment society in their first session of the new term.

SUNDAY SPORTS

STARTS 1PM ⋅ SU BAR 13:00 – West Ham vs Chelsea 15:30 – Arsenal vs Everton Selected offers will be available throughout the day.


SUN 23RD

SEPT TEXTBOOK PRESENTS THE STICKMEN 9PM – 2AM ⋅ SU BAR / VENUE FREE BEFORE 9:30 WITH WRISTBAND OR £7 ON THE DOOR TEXTBOOK are shipping in The Stickmen to close your Freshers ’18 in style. www.facebook.com/theoriginalstickmen/


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www.edgehillsu.org.uk/advice


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