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Making Students' Lives Better

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Saturday 7th September Meet your F Team! They’re here to help you – a merry army of current students who know exactly what it’s like to be starting Uni. You won’t miss them – they’ll be out and about on campus all week so stop them and say hi! They’ll be dishing out our Official Freshers 2013 lanyards as well so track them down! 10am until 5pm Everywhere! Welcome to Halls F Team members and Union Officers will be on hand to help you move in and let you know about everything you need for Freshers Week! 10am until 4pm Halls of Residence Everything you need in one place! Don’t miss your chance to get everything you need to make the most of Freshers 2013 – get your event tickets, pick up your pre-ordered F Pass and Freshers challenge T-Shirt, buy your Union Flexi-Meal Deal package, NUS Extra card and your Stirling Uni Hoodie! 10am until 5pm Atrium Your Union Pop into your Union to check out what’s on offer! We’re open for food, a Starbucks coffee or even a cold beer. Plus we’ll be showing the very best live sport during the day. 11am onwards The Union Pre-club fun! Studio is the single greatest place to meet new people, so come along and relax in your Union! Pop in ahead of joining us for the Freshers UV Party. 7pm until 2am The Union/Studio Freshers 2013 Launch Event Freshers UV Party! Put on your best neon outfits, wear your white Freshers challenge t-shirts and get ready to Glow as you join us for the official kick-off to Freshers 2013! Get your face painted by our FREE UV face painter. Grab your glowsticks and enjoy the latest tunes smashing the dancefloor! Be warned: get there early to avoid missing out as queues are legendary! 10pm until 3am The Union/Envy £5


Sunday 8th September Union Welcome – Meet the Sabbaticals! Join your Sabbaticals in Studio and get to know the Officers that will be running your Union this year – this is your chance to ask them about sports clubs, societies, volunteering, your course and so much more! 12noon onwards The Union/Studio Freshers Bags 2013 Everybody wants one! They are the must have item for Freshers Week 2013 – rammed with freebies, student discounts and even a handy Union Wallplanner, you’ll want to grab one before they’re all gone. There’s even a few extra surprise prizes in some of the bags – will you be a winner?! Pop along to the Union welcome sessions to get yours! 12noon onwards The Union/Studio Race to the Championship Join us in Studio for the Italian Grand Prix and the iconic Monza track – can Mercedes build on their recent good form or will Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel continue in his quest for a 4th straight title?! Watch it in HD! 12noon onwards The Union/Studio Grab your tickets before they’re gone! Missed out on the first night of Freshers?! Don’t make the same mistake again – head down to the Atrium to snap up those last remaining tickets for Freshers events – you only get one Freshers Week! 10am until 5pm Atrium Back 2 Skool! Don your old school tie and dot on some fake freckles for the biggest fancy dress night of the year! Prizes for best outfits so smile for the cameras! Featuring the very best cheesy tunes all night long! Also, don’t miss the Snaparazzi Photo Booth – free photos!! 10pm until 2am The Union/Envy £5


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Monday 9th September Freshers Freebie Fayre The Freebie Fayre is not to be missed! With lots of cool promo items, free pizza from your Freshers 2013 sponsor, Dominos, there are student discounts galore so come along and find out how you can save on all those student essentials! 9am until 4pm Atrium Poster Sale Looking for something to cover up the breeze block in your room?! Pop along and grab the latest band, movie and art related posters at the lowest prices around. 10am until 6pm Atrium Studio Lunch Start as you mean to go on! Come along and sample the lunchtime specials on offer in Studio. We can highly recommend the Macaroni Cheese and Chips! 12noon onwards The Union/Studio The famous Studio RAG Pub Quiz Join your host Stephen as he launches the first RAG Pub Quiz of the year! With great questions and prizes, it’s the perfect way to start your night. Get there early to grab a seat! 9pm until 11pm The Union/Studio The US Open 2013 Can Andy Murray follow up his first ever Grand Slam win and retain the US Open at Flushing Meadows?! The only place to see the final is in Studio – see you there! All night! The Union/Studio Freshers Live 2013 The Union proudly presents the best in new Scottish live music – featuring We Were Promised Jetpacks, Alburn and more. Get yourself down early to grab a space at the front and experience some LOUD MUSIC! 10pm until 2am The Union/Envy £10


Tuesday 10th September Clubs & Socs Fayre Featuring all the Club and signup information you will ever need! Pop along and meet over 40 of our current clubs & societies and find out how you can get involved or even how to set up your own club! It’s also your chance to get your Clubs & Socs membership card. 10am until 4pm Atrium International Students Welcome Event Following the welcome event held by the University in the Macrobert, International Students are invited to a welcome event in the Union – with some drinks, snacks and a chance to meet your Officer team, it’s a great way to find out what the Union offers for International students! 7pm until 8pm The Union/Underground Live Football Don’t miss the live FIFA World Cup qualifying action in Studio – including Scotland away to Macedonia and England taking on Ukraine! 7.30pm onwards The Union/Studio Karaoke Introducing Studio’s weekly Karaoke session – come and check it out! Fancy coming along and having your turn to perform? Come along and enjoy the best in campus talent live in Studio. 10pm until 1am The Union/Studio THE Freshers FOAM Party…get ready to get WET! The biggest, the messiest and the most famous Foam Party in the world returns to the Union for Freshers Week! Get your summer gear on and get ready to be up to your ears in Foam whilst enjoying the biggest summer floorfillers! Top tip – wear appropriate footwear!! 10pm until 3am The Union/Envy £5


Wednesday 11th September Sports Union Bazaar Head to the Sports Centre to visit over 40 Sports Union clubs and find out what’s on offer and how you can take part! It’s also where you can get that all important Sports Union membership for the year. 10am until 4pm Sports Centre Freshers Fayre – Student Life in the Atrium! Join our Union Officers as they present an array of student focused activity in the Atrium to help you get the best out of your days as a new student. From health and money advice to learning about food, fitness and the environment, we have it covered - we even have a bike powered smoothie maker. Alongside all that, come grab as much as you like at our infamous Free Shop – unwanted stuff collected from students leaving the previous year, all waiting to be taken home – FOR FREE! From pots and pans to clothes and books – it’s all looking for a new home. 10am until 4pm Atrium Campuscat Don’t miss the great opportunity to get out and explore your new home!! A Treasure Hunt by Bike around Stirling Uni Campus will be hosted by the Stirling Cycle Hub team. With Free entry and tons of prizes, all you need to do is bring a bike. For more info, contact them on: 01786 474160 or visit www.stirlingcyclehub.org 6.30pm Main Gates (Airthrey Road) Made In Chelsea Freshers VIP Night with Proudlock & Francis! #glamstir Join Oliver Proudlock and Francis Boulle, stars of the BAFTA Award winning Made In Chelsea as they join you to party in the Union – get your cameras at the ready! PLUS – check out the very special Finest Call Cocktail Bar! With our DJ playing the best dance, chart and MIC tunes, make sure you don’t miss what is set to be one of the highlights of Freshers Week 2013! Get tweeting, and get your #glamstir on! *Tickets for this event will sell out quickly so get them whilst you can* 10pm until 3am The Union/Envy £8


Thursday 12th September Volunteering Fayre Interested in Volunteering opportunities? Want to find out about local and national charitable organisations? If so, then come along to the Atrium during the day to meet and speak directly to specific organisations which you can get involved with. 10am until 4pm Atrium Let’s get …..Relentless! Come to the Atrium to try out some incredible free samples of energy drink Relentless (which is available in Your Union venue Studio). Get there early before it’s all gone! 1pm-2pm Atrium Pizza time! You’ll quickly discover that Studio is your campus home – why not spend some time enjoying a tasty Stone Willy’s Pizza and kicking back to the latest chart hits in HD?! 3pm-9pm

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Open Mic Night launch Join your Open Mic host Mark as we celebrate the best in student music – come along, have a listen or take part – it’s all about you. 9pm until 1am The Union/Studio Voltage with Daniel P Carter (Radio 1) DJ Set The Rock Society present the very best in Metal, Punk, Ska and more as they launch their weekly night, Voltage! Their very special guest for the night is none other than Radio 1 Rock DJ and member of the Bloodhound Gang, Daniel P Carter, who will be on hand to show his skills on the decks. Showcasing Stirling’s biggest and best weekly Rock Night – don’t miss it. 10pm until 3am The Union/Envy £5


Friday 13th September Making Students’ Lives Better The Union is here to provide you with the best possible learning experience whilst at University. Come along to the Atrium to find out from Officers about plans for the year ahead including how you can become involved in the work of the Union and provide feedback on your first week at University! 10am until 4pm Atrium Friday chill out It’s been a long week…..so why not pop down to Underground for a Starbucks coffee and cake or maybe a game of pool and comfy sofas to relax on with your new mates? 9.30am until 9pm The Union/Underground Live music in Studio If you fancy another way of relaxing, come to Studio for some acoustic live music from the best in local talent. 3pm onwards The Union/Studio AirTV Film Quiz Introducing the legendary Union Pub Quiz. Join the team from AirTV as they host their very special Freshers edition of their weekly Film Quiz! 8pm until 10pm The Union/Studio Paint Party with Dave Pearce Legendary dance DJ Dave Pearce is back in Stirling to provide the soundtrack to the Union’s first ever UV Paint Party. With giant paint blasters get ready to get messy! Top tip - wear approriate footwear/clothing!! 10pm until 2am The Union/Envy £5


Saturday 14th September Studio Saturdays There’s nowhere better to spend your Saturday afternoon than chilling in the Union! Come and catch up on all the latest sporting action, relax with your mates, enjoy a drink and grab something to eat. The Union features all the best in live football so make sure you make Studio the place to watch your team! Featuring live HD action of Manchester United v Crystal Palace and Everton v Chelsea. 11am until 8pm The Union/Studio X Factor It’s the biggest show on TV – so don’t miss the action! Catch the latest episode of X Factor in the Union and have some fun ahead of the massive night to come! Early evening The Union/Studio The Freshers Bash 2013 with Radio 1’s Scott Mills! Join Radio 1 legend Scott Mills as he brings his unique style to Stirling! PLUS – the Snaparazzi Photo Booth returns for even more free snaps with your new mates! PLUS – The Jagermeister team will be on hand with freebies galore!! This is set to be an incredible night you won’t want to miss! *Tickets for this event will sell out quickly so get them whilst you can* 10pm – 3am The Union/Envy £8

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Sunday 15th September X Rated Hypnotist Acari! You won’t believe your eyes as Acari, Master Hypnotist, works his magic on willing volunteers and takes them on a journey they’ll never forget. This really has to be seen to be believed! Be warned though, this show is X rated! Tickets are strictly limited so make sure you get yours before they’re gone. 9pm until 1am The Union/Envy £5

Monday 16th September Comedy Central with Paul Chowdhry & guests! Laugh goodbye to Freshers 2013 with some of the best comedians in the country. Featuring Scottish star Gary Little, Stirling alumni Stuart Mitchell, the SUDS Improv Team, Live at the Apollo and Stand Up for the Week regular, the always controversial, Paul Chowdhry! 8pm – 12am The Union/Envy £7 TOP FRESHERS 2013 TIPS FROM YOUR UNION SABBATICALS! Johannes – President: president.union@stir.ac.uk – Save the planet, save energy, save water and spread the love – shower together. Richard – Education and Engagement: education.union@stir.ac.uk – Make friends with the cleaners, they will see you at your worst! Lucy – Activities and Development: development.union@stir.ac.uk – Keep your windows closed when you’re out otherwise you’ll get a visit from the campus squirrels! Rebecca – Sports Union: sports.union@stir.ac.uk – If you’re bored on Wednesday afternoon get down to the Gannochy pitches to watch some free University sport! If you’re stuck about anything its best to ask so get in touch with YOUR Union – get in touch: theunion@stir.ac.uk


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