Welcome to Freshers’ Week 2013 Welcome to Freshers' Week 2013 and what we hope will be one of the most enjoyable weeks of your life! Your Students’ Union will be here to help you to settle in and let you know what opportunities and support services are available. At the University of Bath, Freshers' Week is for everyone, so whether you want to join two thousand other Freshers for our famous Toga Party, or prefer to chill out listening to an Open Mic session, you'll be sure to ﬁnd something you will enjoy. This guide gives you just a snippet of what you can expect from your Freshers’ Week!
Students’ Union Oﬃcers SU Oﬃcers are ordinary students who are elected by you to run your Students’ Union. They are responsible for the strategic direction of the Union, and they represent you to the University as well as nationally and internationally. Drop by and chat to a SU Oﬃcer Tuesdays 12-2pm, Student Centre or contact us.
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FRESHERS’ WEEK EVENTS CAMPUS CHALLENGE • SOCIETIES DAY • CARNIVAL • LOCAL TRIPS LAUNCH PARTY • SPORTS DAY • PUB QUIZ • BBQS FULL MOON PARTY • IKEA TRIP • TOGA PARTY • SAFARI NIGHT POOL COMPETITION • TOURS OF BATH • AND MUCH, MUCH MORE
Friday 27th September 10-3pm Founders Sports Hall
Monday 30th September 4-7pm Founders Sports Hall
Tuesday 1st October 4-7pm Founders Sports Hall
Over 80 stalls and thousands of freebies! Find out what your Union and Bath have to oﬀer you. Fill up on pizza from Dominos and collect as much free stuﬀ as you can carry. Not to be missed!
Sign up to one or more of our 85 societies at the Activities Fair - Arts, Recreational, Faith and Cultural, Departmental, Ethical and Political; there is something for everyone!
Sign up to any of our 48 Sports Clubs spanning athletic, ﬁeld, indoor, outdoor, racket and watersports. Whether you want to learn something new, continue with your current sport, play recreationally or competitively we have something for you.
FRESHERS’ WEEK MERCHANDISE Freshers’ Week Wristband £54
Your ticket to every Freshers’ Week Event! A Saving of up to 50%! Postgraduate Wristband £20
Buy today at: www.BathStudent.com/freshers2013
Exclusively for postgraduates. Gives you free access to all postgraduate events and half price entry to all main night events.
Essentials Pack £9
All your fancy dress essentials for the week and vital Freshers’ goodies all in one pack.
Combo Deal £60
Buy your Freshers’ Week Wristband + Essentials Pack together for a discounted price.
NUS Extra Card £12
Save hundreds of pounds over the year with a wide range of local and national discounts, all for £12! You can upgrade your card to an International Identity Card for an extra £2.99.
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Things to do before you get here: This checklist will ensure you arrive up to date and ready to make the most of your week.
1 Like the Freshers’ Week Facebook page and join your halls‘ Facebook group facebook.com/bathfreshers2013
Hall Reps Hall Reps are there to make your ﬁrst year of University the best it can possibly be. They do this by organising social, sporting and cultural events as well as reporting your feedback on halls.
2 Follow us on Twitter @BathFreshers13 3 Register online with the University to access your BathStudent account
4 Check out the website and purchase your Freshers’ Week Wristband and Essentials Pack at BathStudent.com/freshers2013
5 Like the University of Bath Students’ Union Facebook page facebook.com/BathSU and download the app BathSUapp.com.
There are seven positions including: Lead Rep, Treasurer, Community Rep, Events Rep, Sports Rep, Volunteer and Fundraising Rep and General Rep. Everyone can get involved, either by standing to be a Hall Rep or by participating in the events and activities organised throughout the year.
WIN V.I.P. WRISTBAND:
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Enter into our Early Bird prize draw and have a chance to win: V.I.P. entry to all Freshers’ events. Backstage access for you and a friend. £60 food and drink vouchers for The Plug and The Tub. Queue jump and free entry for you and a friend to Score and Fuzzy Ducks for a year. Free NUS Extra card (or refund). Stash bag full of cool freebies. Just buy your Combo Pack* by Sept 16th for a chance to win! * Essentials Pack & Wristband