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But your Union is so much more than a building – everything that we do we do for you, our members. You shape policy, you direct our Ents line-up, you decide who runs your Union. The opportunities for involvement are endless and over these first weeks we showcase all that we offer. Make sure you try everything at least once, and enjoy every second of your Freshers Week. It’ll be over before you know it!
your sabbatical team Daniel Stevens PRESIDENT email@example.com Sean Ruston EDUCATION OFFICER firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Luck DEMOCRACY AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER communications@ warwicksu.com email@example.com
Stu Stanley FINANCE OFFICER firstname.lastname@example.org
Andy White SOCIETIES OFFICER email@example.com
Leo Bøe WELFARE OFFICER firstname.lastname@example.org
George Whitworth SPORTS OFFICER email@example.com
L to R: Chris Luck | Andy White | Stuart Stanley | Sean Ruston Daniel Stevens | Leo Bøe | George Whitworth
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First off, congratulations on getting a place at Warwick – you’re in for the best years of your life! Here at the Students’ Union we’ve got the best line-up of events to make you feel at home before you know it. From fantastic and affordable outlets such as The Dirty Duck and Curiositea to our international bar and bistro Xananas, there’s something to keep everyone fed, watered and entertained right from day one.
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Hello and welcome!
what to do before you get here
what to do when you get here
The Warwick SU website allows you to buy tickets to all of our events, join societies, vote in elections and generally keep up to date with everything that’s going on in the SU. The good news is that you don’t need to register separately with us. Just create your university IT account when enrolling and you’ll be able to use the same login details on our site as well. Simple as that!
Make sure you click to select that the Students’ Union can receive your data when enrolling. If you didn’t do this at the time, follow the instructions at www.warwicksu.com/feedback/dataprotection. If that doesn’t help and you’re still having problems, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get you up and running as quickly as we can! And while we’re on the topic of registering – make sure you register with the Health Centre during your first few days here. It’s just a case of filling in a simple form (part of the University’s Welcome Pack in your room when you arrive) and popping along to the Meeting Rooms in SUHQ during Week One. Have your NHS number to hand and once complete you’ll be registered for all your time living on campus!
Over the coming days and weeks you’re literally going to be bombarded with information, so we’ve got a few ways to make sure that you stay in the loop:
Every minute, every hour and every day, this truly is your one-stop shop for all things Union. Check out the online calendar to find out what’s on, buy your tickets and Freshers Pass and keep up to date all year round.
Be the first to get the latest info - follow your Union and your Sabbatical Officers as they tweet the news as it happens.
societies and clubs
Sign up to the Warwick SU Facebook page to upload and tag yourself in freshers pictures and get some exclusive offers.
They’ll also keep you in the know about their own events through weekly emails and Facebook posts.
Tasty baguettes with an incredible choice of fillings stuffed there and then for your pleasure. This student favourite also offers the fluffiest jacket potatoes to fill those stomachs in between lectures. Opening Hours Monday - Friday
11am - 3pm
With an incredible choice of teas, coffees and hot chocolates alongside a great range of cakes, Curiositea is the perfect place to sit and relax during those hectic University days. Opening Hours Monday - Friday Saturday - Sunday
9am - 8pm 11am - 5pm
Xananas Xananas Bistro & Bar
Our international bar and bistro, Xananas is the best place for topnotch food to impress. Based in SUHQ, make sure you pop along and check out the daily specials list and themed international weeks. Opening Hours Monday - Saturday
9am - late
From burgers to fish & chips, the Duck is the best place to grab some pub grub. Every Sunday there’ll be a full carvery, so you can get your fill of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding! Opening Hours Monday - Thursday Noon - Midnight Friday - Saturday Noon - 1am Sunday Noon - 11pm
why should you spend your money here? Every single penny you spend in the Union is directly reinvested for your benefit. To put it bluntly, if you don’t buy things here we can’t give you clubs and societies, the Student Advice Centre, part-time jobs, club nights…the list goes on. This is your Union – use it!
drinking Drinking in kitchens is dull, dull, dull. Freshers is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to go out and meet thousands of people at once (and then embarrassingly realise that 3 weeks later you don’t know anyone’s name!). Whether you fancy a cold beer, tasty cocktail or even champagne, we’ve got the lot, and all for less if you’re eating@warwick.
From classy cocktails and white wine spritzers to international beers and Victorian lemonade, The Terrace Bar’s modern and sleek design offers a great stop-off before a night out. Opening Hours Monday - Friday Saturday - Sunday
12pm - late 5pm - late
You don’t have to drink alcohol to have fun. If you’re not a big drinker or are tee-total, then don’t get pressured into drinking. We’re proud of our responsible drinking campaign ‘What if…’ and all of our outlet staff have the right to refuse to serve you if we think you’ve had enough. If you have any concerns, check out www.warwicksu.com/whatif.
At just £55, the Freshers Pass covers every SU Ents event taking place from Monday 4th – Sunday 17th October* inclusive (including the Freshers Party!), saving you a tidy sum on overall ticket prices. For the super-hardcore, we offer the Platinum Card for only £200. This gets you into every Ents-promoted event in The Copper Rooms for the academic year, potentially saving you £100s on clubbing, gigs and entertainment. 6 Buy yours online from 13th Sept
*Terms and conditions apply. See website for full details.
When you’re looking to blow off steam after another hard day’s study, there’s no better place to hit up than our newly-redeveloped nightclub complex, The Copper Rooms. Your SU runs at least 4 different events a week, offering a wide range of nights out with something to suit all tastes. Whether you’re a pop fan, cheese-lover, dancehead, booty grinder, rocker, indie kid or raver, there’s bound to be something in our programme of regular events which tickles your fancy (in fact, most of these things happen all in the same night at O.M.G!) Here’s a small taste of our regular events…
sundays BEATS & BARS VINTAGE FASHION FAIR CRAP FILM CLUB
welcome parties It’s on! Celebrate your first nights of freedom in style by joining us for an event that’s going to be properly off the hook. Grab yourself a Freshers T-shirt for £5 from the Freshers Fair and head along to the Union in the evening as we come out all guns blazing for the Boxfresh tour feat. Reverend Sound System & Ocelot. Expect giveaways, décor and clothing deals galore in what promises to be a right rollicking start to your new life here at Warwick!
For those of you who prefer a quieter evening out, we also run a more relaxed programme of entertainment in favourite campus hangouts like The Terrace Bar & Curiositea. Better yet, if there’s something we’re not doing that you’d like to see, you can always put on your own event! With regular society showcases and a cast of memorable characters on the door, Warwick SU is the biggest, safest and most student-friendly venue in the local area. As always, we look forward to seeing you out and about during your time here!
We don’t always get everything right here at Warwick SU, and it’s up to you to tell us where we’re going wrong. If we don’t have your favourite sandwich filling in The Bread Oven, you and your mates want more RnB in The Copper Rooms or you think The Terrace Bar needs a certain cocktail – we need you to get in touch. It’s really important that we hear from you during your first weeks here – if there’s something we can change to make your life at Warwick better, we want to know. Have your say in 5 ways: By email - email@example.com. Online - fill in the form at www.warwicksu.com/haveyoursay. By paper - fill in a paper form in any outlet. In a group - come to a focus group (details at www.warwicksu.com/haveyoursay). In person - drop in and talk to the Democracy & Communications Officer (upstairs, SUHQ). There will, however, be some things that we can’t do. In order to provide the incredible choice of societies and sports clubs, keep the Student Advice Centre going and to employ our staff there’s simply no way we can, for example, charge 10p for your favourite pint! We have to be realistic and there will be some suggestions we simply can’t take forward. When this happens though we’ll let you know and we promise to be honest with you. It’s your Union after all!
Where can you get all this on your doorstep? • £3 Cinema tickets! • £5 Tickets on all live events! (Limited availability) • Biggest comedians in the country! • Largest arts centre in the midlands! • Café, bookshop, restaurant, Rise music and dvd store and importantly a licensed bar!
www.warwickartscentre.co.uk / box office: 024 7652 4524
40p per ticket booking fee applies Warwick Arts Centre, The University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
without clubs and societies life at Warwick wouldn’t be the same. Everyone is a member of something and you’ll be missing out if you don’t get involved. Check out the Societies and Sports Directories at the back of your SU Guide or head to the website to see all that we’ve got to offer.
Come to the Societies Fair in The Copper Rooms - Weds Week 1 for all things performance, campaigns, music, media, games and food based. Thurs Week 1 is for academic, cultural and religious, so make sure you check out both days!
Come to the Sports Fair - Tues Week 1 in the Sports Centre.
Join the Societies Federation - £10.
Check out all the clubs available now at warwicksport.warwick.ac.uk/clubs. All clubs cost just £5 to join, so sign up now!
Join any society at the fairs or online: www.warwicksu.com/societies.
Once you’ve registered with the University website, join Warwick Sport for £45 for the whole year at warwicksport.warwick.ac.uk/join.
make sure that you vote at www.warwicksu.com/elections
Autumn Elections 2010 kick off right at the start of term, with nominations for Union Council closing Friday Week 2. With the chance to represent your year group, pass Union policy and get a CV boost right from day one, there’s no excuse for not getting involved! We’re looking for 9 first year councillors so competition will be tight, but give it a go and help shape your Union’s future.
volunteering & democracy fair
Find out what Council does and why you should get involved in Union democracy.
Do everything and anything you can to get people to vote for you (within the rules, of course….)
• Friday Week 1, Union Atrium
• Tuesday - Thursday Week 3
Get any questions answered:
Find out if you’ve won and who your Union Councillors are for the year ahead.
• Monday Week 2, 12-1pm, MR 2 SUHQ • Tuesday Week 2, 5-6pm, MR 2 SUHQ
• Friday noon, Week 3 9
We’re here to save you money, not rip you off. Here are some of the best schemes we’ve got to make every penny stretch that bit further…
For only £11 you can get your hands on an NUS Extra card with great nation-wide savings from Amazon to Topshop. There’s also plenty of savings to be made at Warwick SU, from free upgrades to extra fillings. Order yours today at www.warwicksu.com/nusextra.
If you fancy yourself a bit of a party animal then you can save a bundle throughout the year by buying a Platinum Card. £200 might sound a bit steep at first but you’d save money if you only went out twice a week every week!
SU 2nd hand book sale
Completely free to sign up to, joining the University’s eating@warwick scheme gets you 10% off in every Union outlet. A great way to keep track of your spending and safer than keeping cash on you – head to www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/retail/eating.
In Week 2 Warwick SU is transformed into a huge bookshop with students selling their textbooks on to the next generation of freshers. Don’t waste your money on brand new books when you can grab a bargain and spend your cash elsewhere!
With bargains to be had across the board you need to make sure you’ve got all the essential freshers kit for 2010:
freshers t-shirt - whether you get here on Saturday or Sunday, be sure to get
your hands on a must-have freshers t-shirt. We’ll be selling them in the Freshers Fair for only £5 and it doubles up as your ticket into that night’s Welcome Party. Trust us, you’ll still be wearing it 3 years down the line…
halls hoodies - once you know where you’ll be living for the year, head straight
to www.warwicksu.com/shop and order your Halls Hoody. With plenty of colours to choose from and personalisation available, these are an indespensable Warwick memento.
tickets - you’re always better off buying your tickets in advance rather than risking it on the door. From your regular club nights to live gigs, check out the website: www.warwicksu.com/events to get full listings and buy tickets online.
indoor markets - get your hands on even more bargains at our regular Indoor Markets. On a Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Atrium you’ll be able to pick up everything from fruit & veg to jewellery, DVDs and cakes.
we employ over 200 student staff in the Union. If you’re looking to get some much needed extra cash then there are plenty of part-time jobs available for you to increase your spending power. Check out www.warwicksu.com/jobs for application info and to find the relevant forms. Here are some of the posts to look out for before, during and after the freshers period:
food & beverage assistants Offering high standards of service in any of the Union’s busy food outlets or bars.
reception assistants General trouble-shooters and assistants based in SUHQ Reception. Responsibilities range from manning the switchboard and dealing with customer queries to logging lost property.
street team Working for the Marketing Department distributing promotional materials and acting as ambassadors for Warwick SU.
student graphic designers Creative talent is a must for this post with the chance to take on projects for societies, clubs and Warwick SU.
stewards Ensuring that the health and safety requirements are met at all times throughout Union events and to act as an information point for both members and guests.
first aid stewards To provide general first aid provision to all members and guests at Union events.
student activities stewards Responsible for ensuring that health and safety requirements are met in venues while performances and training take place during the day.
TSG crew You will assist in the preparation and maintenance of stage, technical equipment and décor for the successful production of Union events.
COMING SOON: ents team* Fancy getting involved in the running of events at your Union? Want to gain valuable experience of working in the entertainments industry? If you’re a DJ, promoter, décor whizz or all-round party animal, come to the introductory meeting on Tuesday, Week 1 to find out more! *Details to be confirmed.
Being a fresher can be scary. It’s probably your first time away from home, looking after yourself and managing your own money. Sometimes all you need to do is chat with someone and check that you’re doing the right thing, and that’s where we come in.
student advice centre
The Union’s Student Advice Centre provides a fully confidential service to discuss any issues with housing, immigration, healthcare, money matters and academic concerns.
Equally, if you just want to chat about University life, come and talk to any of the Sabbatical team - we were all students too! We’ll also be out and about so just get our attention.
Opening Hours Term Time Holiday
Mon to Thur: Fri:
9am - 4pm 9.30am - 3pm 9am - 3pm CLOSED
Contact Details firstname.lastname@example.org 024 7657 2824 Level two, SUHQ
Throughout the Freshers period at Warwick SU there will be lots of people about to help you if you get lost or have any questions you need an answer to. Just look out for any of our freshers helpers in the bright pink t-shirts!
volunteering www.warwicksu.com/volunteering Once you’ve had a couple of days to settle in, it’s time to start working out what you want to do with your time at Uni. We recommend having a go at everything – sports, societies, clubbing and volunteering. Warwick Volunteers will be showcasing their projects at the Volunteering and Democracy Fair, Friday Week One and the opportunities are endless. Check out their website at www.warwicksu.com/volunteering for more details. There are also plenty of volunteer roles available in your Union – why not spend a couple of hours a week helping at the Student Advice Centre Reception, look out for the SSLC elections in your lectures during Weeks 2 and 3 or run to be a Union Councillor in the Autumn Elections?
Volunteering will give you an immediate CV-boost and helps you meet even more people during Freshers. Just think, this time next year you could be a Freshers Helper in a neon t-shirt showing the next set of newbies in!
Get involved with
Think about incorporating environmental issues into your academic studies
Join one of the many environmental associations across the University
Get involved in voluntary activities seeking to improve the environment
Use energy and water wisely whilst on the campus and join StudentSwitchOff
Consider sustainable forms of transport for all journeys, short or long
Promote the use of the in-kitchen and campus-wide recycling facilities
Make use of the discounted offers available to all Warwick students
For further information visit www.warwick.ac.uk/go/environment or email the Environment Manager, Nick Hillard, on email@example.com
Pick up a Freshers goody bag from the Freshers Fair to net yourself some special offers and lots of freebies. Ranging from Lynx to Pringles, you’re in for some real treats. And, best of all, they’re FREE!
t-shirts Only £5 Entry into the Welcome Party included Get yours from the Freshers Fair before they sell out!
Terms and conditions apply, separate t-shirts required for each Welcome Party.
what’s on week 1 arrivals weekend sat 2nd - sun 3rd oct Once you’ve got your keys and dumped your stuff, head straight on over to Warwick SU and dive into the Freshers Fair 2010. You’ll need to get your hands on a Freshers t-shirt sharpish as for only £5 it is your ticket into this year’s Welcome Party. Take the time to look around all our stalls, pick up your NUS Extra card, Halls Hoody and Freshers Pass and be sure to grab one of this year’s must-have goody bags. After that, say goodbye to Mum and Dad, get to know your new hallmates and head on down to the first, of what we’re sure will be many, nights in The Copper Rooms.
saturday 2nd & sunday 3rd oct 10am - 4pm CR1, CR2 + Atrium
Your chance to get your mitts on loads of special offers and free stuff, from PCs and mobiles to posters and pizza!
Welcome PARTY FEAT: BOXFRESHERS, REVEREND SOUND SYSTEM & OCELOT saturday 2nd & sunday 3rd oct 7pm - 2am Full Union Free entry with Freshers T-shirt – meet on the piazza at 7pm.
IT’S ON!!! Kick-start the best 3 years of your life as we welcome you to Warwick for a night of serious celebration.
monday 4th oct Warwick su’s welcome address 9am butterworth hall
Freshers Fair 10am - 4pm CR1, CR2 + Atrium
The fair from Saturday and Sunday runs into its final day. With plenty of freebies and pizza to be eaten, the last day of the fair is not to be missed!
Manic Mondays present... Massive Monday 8pm-2am Full Union £2 NUS
Let’s get this beast on the road. 3 rooms of music, cheap drinks at the bar all night and a whole world of possibilities. There’s only one place to be on the first night of term - Massive Monday!
tuesday 5th oct Sports Fair 10pm - 4pm the sports centre
Check out the 70+ sports clubs on offer to join. Why stop at just one? With most clubs offering regular chances to compete as well as a great social life, what’s not to like?! For a comprehensive list of all the clubs on offer check out the Sports Directory in the back of your purple SU Guide or head over to the sports section of the website, www.warwicksu.com/sports where you can join as many clubs as you like.
ENTS TEAM RECRUITMENT 12pm The Copper Rooms
Do you have a passion for music and entertainments and fancy a shot at the best student job on campus? The Ents department needs YOU! Come along to our introductory meeting and find out how to get involved in the planning and running of Warwick SU events.
WARWICK SNOW PRESENTS AVALANCHE feat. scratch perverts 9pm - 2am CR1 + Rouge £4 adv/£5 door
One of the Union’s biggest and most active societies invite you along to their annual night of debauchery, featuring special guest DJs in the form of the mighty Scratch Perverts!
wednesday 6th oct SOCIETIES FAIR 10pm - 4pm CR1, CR2 + Atrium
Day One of the Societies Fair, where you’ll get the chance to join any number of the Union’s 200+ student societies. Whatever your interests, there’s sure to be something here to tempt you! On day one you’ll find all the societies related to performance, campaigns, music, media, games, food and drink. For a comprehensive list of all the societies on offer check out the Societies Directory in the back of your SU Guide and join as many societies as you like online at www.warwicksu.com/societies.
your definitive guide to POP! Pyjama Party feat. GREG JAMES 10pm - 2am (circles from 7pm) CR1 + Rouge £3 adv/£4 door
Pillow flight! Hoof your PJs on and get ready to rumble as Radio 1’s afternoon legend joins us at our celebration of the cheesiest tunes from decades past. They may have been the decades that time & taste forgot, but the 70s, 80s and 90s didn’t half offer up the guiltiest of musical pleasures. Make sure you’ve got your best hollering voice ready for some raucous Bon Jovi action, and don’t forget that circling starts from 7pm!
thursday 7th oct SOCIETIES FAIR
saturday 9th oct
8pm - 1am The Terrace Bar Free Entry
Those who prefer their setting more relaxed and their music a little more esoteric should check out our brand new weekly DJ event in The Terrace Bar. Idioteque is the home of leftfield indie, incorporating a range of genres and styles from art-rock to post-rock via all the latest buzz bands and critical darlings.
friday 8th oct
10pm - 3am CR1 £6 adv/£7 door
Prepare yourself for slamming beats and basslines at Pressure, the Midlands’ premier drum’n’bass and dubstep event. Tonight we’re welcoming along the inimitable Sub Focus, who’ll be smashing out massive tracks like Timewarp and Splash as part of his debut live tour!
sunday 10th oct
VOLUNTEERING & DEMOCRACY FAIR 10am - 4pm CR1, CR2 + Atrium
Day Two of the Societies Fair, where you’ll be able to meet existing members and chat about what goes on at our hundreds of student societies. Today you’ll find all the academic societies alongside the various cultural and religious options.
Want to get involved in the running of your Union, or find out more about the opportunities for volunteering in your local community? They are both great CV boosters that might just give you the edge at those all-important job interviews, not to mention offering you the chance to give something back. Come along and get the lowdown!
CRASH feat. YOUNG GUNS
O.M.G. feat. ZANE LOWE
7:30pm - 2am (club night from 10pm) CR2 £5 adv
9pm - 3am Full Union £4 adv/£5 door
If you fancy moshing, pogo-ing, hollering or skanking along to some of the loudest rock, metal, punk and ska tunes around, this is the event for you. Expect conga lines, group hugs, cult movies and perhaps even a blast of the Hokey Cokey at Cov’s most ridiculous alternative night. One of the hottest up & coming bands in the UK, Young Guns, play live beforehand!
What better way to end your first week than with a massive knees-up at Warwick’s biggest night? There’s a huge mix of commercial chart, dance, RnB, indie, funk & soul spread across the entire Union, with Radio 1’s resident hipster turning up to tear the place a new one thrown into the bargain. What a pigging belter!
10pm - 4pm CR1, CR2 + Atrium
PRESSURE feat. SUB FOCUS LIVE
TONY LEE XXX COMEDY HYPNOTIST DOORS 7pm CR1 | 18+ £5 adv/£6 door
How well do you really know your new hallmates? This is your chance to embarrass yourself in grand style as XXX-rated comedy hypnotist Tony Lee brings his outrageous stage show to Warwick. Busting taboos and splitting sides in equal measure, this is one orgasm-faking spectacular you won’t want to miss. Needless to say, it’s fairly strong stuff that’s not for the easily offended, but trust us when we say that it is very, VERY funny!
Don’t forget - a Freshers Pass will get you into all SU Ents events.* On sale from 13th September for only £55. Buy yours at
*Terms and conditions apply. See website for full details.
week 2 monday 11 oct th
SU Book sale 10AM - 4PM THE COPPER ROOMS
Get your course textbooks at a fraction of the price, right here at Warwick SU. Make sure that you get there nice and early to snap up the absolute bargains and you could save yourself a small fortune. Just think what else you can spend your pennies on instead... Social Science Faculty and Warwick Business School books on sale. For more information, check out www.warwicksu.com/booksale.
MANIC MONDAYS PRESENT... MASSIVE MONDAY 9pm - 2am Full Union £2 NUS
Once again the Union opens its doors to all you lovely party people, offering cheap drinks and great music. Make sure you start your week in the grandest style at the only place to be seen on campus – your Students’ Union.
tuesday 12th oct LIVE Gig
doors 7:30pm CR1 £6 adv/£8 door Age 14+ • ID REquired
Get ready for some serious live action from a top up & coming act - keep watching the website for full artist details!
O.M.G. feat. BEAT-A-MAXX
SU Book sale
10pm - 3am Full Union £4 adv/£5 door
Science Faculty, Arts Faculty and Medical School books on sale. Get your textbooks at a fraction of the price and save your pennies for the more fun things in life.
Mash-up supremo and Youtube sensation Beat-a-Maxx gets ready for some serious remix action as we open the doors once again to 4 rooms of music at Warwick’s ultimate Friday night.
10AM - 4PM THE COPPER ROOMS
POP! Cash Cubes
10pm - 2am (circles from 7pm) CR1 + Rouge £3 adv/£4 door
Cash cube giveaway - £500 worth of goodies up for grabs! Get ready to rumble as Disco Dave serves up another tasty portion of midweek cheese.
thursday 14th oct FRESHERS PARTY 8pm - 2am Full Union £25 NUS
Cor blimey! A top line-up of talent including Example, Eliza Doolittle, Reggie Yates, Qemists and Britain’s Got Talent stars Twist & Pulse provide the soundtrack to one of the biggest nights of the year, as the Union gets a massive makeover and plays host to a weird circus of delights and horrors. Trust us – you’ve never seen an event quite like this before!
friday 15th oct autumn elections nominations close 6pm www.warwicksu.com/elections
Last chance to get your nominations in for the Autumn Elections. It is really important that you have your say in how your Union is run so make sure you don’t miss the deadline!
saturday 16th oct SKOOL DAYZ 9pm - 2am CR1, CR2 + Rouge £4 adv/£5 door
Bust out that old school uniform, leave your inhibitions at the door and come reminisce over the brilliant 90s/00s tunes from the best years of your life. Anyone who considers themselves ‘too cool for school’ can zip upstairs to Room 2, where old-skool hip-hop and breakbeats get the back yard jumping!
sunday 17th oct THE CRAP FILM CLUB presents… Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith 7pm - 10:30pm CR2 £3 adv/£4 door
We all know what a rotten stinker The Phantom Menace was, but what precisely makes the third Star Wars prequel so hilariously lousy? Join the Union’s resident film buff Chris Carter as he takes you through the reasons why, when it comes to George Lucas and company, it’s best to just say ‘Nooooooo…!’
For all of the latest news and information keep your eyes on on our website:
P U L L O
the circus comes to town! FIRE JUGGLERS RING MASTER THE ELEPHANT MAN TWISTED CLOWNS THE CHEEKY CHIMPS TEA PARTY SENSATIONAL CLOWN DANCERS THE AMAZING BLACK EAGLE ACROBATS PSYCHIC TARROT READER CRYSTAL BALL BURLESQUE DANCERS AWESOME ANGLE GRINDERS
PLUS THE AMAZING
PLUS THE GREATEST BEAST KNOWN TO MAN - KING KONG!
TWIST & PULSE
THIS EVENT IS INCLUDED IN THE FRESHERS & PLATINUM CARD OFFER
8PM TILL 2AM | TICKETS £25 (NUS & GUESTS ONLY) | @ THE COPPER ROOMS
more info @ www.warwicksu.com/events
frequently asked questions Right now there are probably a million and one questions going through your head, so we’ve put together a quick frequently asked questions page. For all other questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 024 765 72777.
what is the students’ union? We’re a charity which exists solely to provide services to our members, from advice, representation and employability to food and drink. We’re completely separate from the University and don’t make a profit. Every penny you spend here is reinvested for your benefit.
where do I collect my keys? It depends which accommodation you’re in. Each hall is signposted as you arrive and you pick up your keys nearby – if in doubt ask a Freshers Helper.
where do I get my university card? Rootes Building – that’s the big white building next to the Students’ Union across the Piazza.
will I make any friends? YES! Everyone is scared about this before coming to University but trust us, you’ll be fine. If you’ve got ANY concerns then speak to someone in the Student Advice Centre or chat to the Welfare Officer.
where’s the best place to get coffee? Curiositea or Xananas. Fact.
which is the best night to go out? Depends on your music taste! We strongly recommend that you try everything at least once – it’s the only way you’ll find your favourite.
i want to change accommodation, where do I go? The University has some provision for this but you normally have to wait a couple of weeks. Ask at Rootes Reception to find out more.
how do I learn my way around? It’ll take a while but you’ll be surprised how quickly you pick things up. Don’t be afraid to ask and you can find maps on the University’s website.
what if I can’t cook? Warwick SU’s got heaps of outlets to stop you going hungry no matter what your budget. Also keep an eye out for the University’s cook-off challenges in Rootes during the first couple of weeks! 18
checklist: before you get here Register for an IT account with the University and then use these details to log onto www.warwicksu.com. Read your SU Guide – it’ll tell you all there is to know about Warwick SU. Check out www.warwicksu.com/freshers for the latest info on all things fresh. Buy your NUS Extra card and start saving money from day one. Check out www.warwicksu.com/events, buy tickets now and get your hands on a Freshers Pass or a Platinum Card if you’re a party animal. Order your Halls Hoody now and look the part when you arrive. Join our Facebook page and Twitter feed.
checklist: when you get here Go to the Freshers Fair, get your goody bag, buy your Freshers T-shirt and get some free Dominos pizza. Collect your University Card from Rootes Social building – you need this to get tickets and pick up your stuff! Pick up your NUS Extra card, Halls Hoody and Freshers Pass from the Fair. Go to the Welcome Party on the night you arrive - it’s free if you’re wearing a T-shirt. Visit the Sports Fair. Check out the Societies Fair. Go to the Volunteering and Democracy Fair. Have a great time!
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