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Sunday 24 September

 

Moving In Day and Wristband Collection

All Day | Sports Hall | Free

We will be here to welcome you and make sure you are all settled in to university.

You'll also be able to pick up your #FRESHtival wristband too. If you have any questions, look out for our FreshReps!  

 

Freshbook: Spice Up Your Life

11:00 - 14:00 | Taphouse 72 | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

Start your year off the Trinity way with Freshbook - because nobody spends enough time on social media!  Grab your t-shirt, jazz it up and take a pen out with you!

 

Monday 25 September

 

Walking Tour of Carmarthen

17:00 | Students’ Union | Free

A tour of Carmarthen, starting from the Student Union building on campus - we’ll be taking in all the essential places you need to know, and finishing up in Yr Atom where refreshments will be provided free of charge!

 

Comedy Night

21:00 - 23:00 | Taphouse 72 | TBC

 

Tuesday 26 September

 

Landmark Bingo

10:00 | All Around Carmarthen | Free

Hope you like a cheeky selfie!  We’re giving you a list of locations in Carmarthen, you need to get out there and get a snap of yourself in front of them!  Prizes for the more creative you are and the person with the most ‘landmarks’ in the quickest time. Results announced via Facebook on Friday!

 

Wednesday 27 September

 

Freshers' Fair

10.00 | Sports Hall | Free

An absolute MUST! Sign up to a Sports Club, Society, find out what student life in Carmarthen is all about, with stands from the uni, SU and external companies and charities…normally jam packed full of Freebies!!

 

Damn Good Pop

23:00 - 2:00 | Taphouse 72 | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

Resident Wednesday night retro pop and chart Disco.

 

Thursday 28 September

 

Meet your Part Time Officers

12:00 - 15:00 | SU Building | Free

Here’s your chance to meet your volunteer elected officers, and some like-minded fellow students! If that isn’t enough to get you going, there’ll be free tea, coffee and biscuits throughout. In attendance for this date: Mature & Part Time Students Officer, Student Parents & Carers, Postgraduate Students

 

Student Takeover

18:00 — 21:00 | Guild Hall Square, Carmarthen | Free

Another absolute MUST! Street entertainment, food and exclusive student discounts and extended opening hours with a HUGE number of partners in Carmarthen! Do not miss this one! Register here

 

Bump & Grind

23:00 — 2:00 | Taphouse 72 | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

R&B Night

 

Friday 29 September

 

Macmillian Coffee Morning

11:00 - 13:00 | Students' Union | Free Event, Donations Welcomed

Cakes & coffee - all to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Research.  Get your best baking skills on the go, bring some cakes, eat, drink and be merry in the knowledge that your money has the potential to improve, extend and save lives across the UK.

 

Meet your Part Time Officers

12:00 - 15:00 | SU Building | Free

Time to meet some more of your amazing student officers, and like minded students!  More tea, coffee and biscuits provided, come along and meet the people who have been elected to represent you.  In attendance today: Women’s Liberation Officer, LGBTQ+ Officer, Black Students Officer, International Students Officer, Welsh Affairs Officer.

 

Glamorous Indie Rock & Roll

23:00 - 2:00 | Taphouse 72 | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

Indie Rock and Roll Night

 

Saturday 30 September

 

Meat & Greet

12:00 - 2:00 | Myrddin Cafe, Halliwell | Free entry, Food from £2.50

Yes, we’re bad with puns.  But, not bad at setting you up food deals!  Come and grab yourself some indoor or outdoor (weather dependent) BBQ goodness, mingle, and get a solid weekend feed!

 

The Love Riot

23:00 — 2:00 | Taphouse 72 | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

Resident Saturday Dance/House Night.

 

Sunday 1 October

 

Northern Soul & Street Food

21:00 — 2:00 | Taphouse 72 | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

Northern Soul Night 

 

Monday 2 October

 

Mean & Green Stand

11:00 — 14:00 | Cwad | Free

How do Prius drivers drive?  With one hand on the wheel and the other patting themselves on the back!  Poor jokes dispensed with, check out the Uni’s Sustainability team in the Cwad.  They can give you information on internship programmes, bursaries and how to look after our planet while still making the most out of student life!

 

Open Mic Night

21:00 — 23:00 | Taphouse 72 | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

 

Tuesday 3 October

 

Croeso!

11:00 - 14:00 | Cwad | Free

A warm welcome to Carmarthen, and for some of you, Wales!  Come and sample some Welsh Cakes, pick up some basic Welsh phrases and learn about how you can gain additional credits towards your qualifications by learning Welsh - all funded by the university!

 

Wednesday 4 October

 

Global Students Stand

11:00 - 14:00 | Cwad & SU Building | Free

Find us in the Cwad, pin your hometown on the map(s) and tell us a fun fact about where you’re from!  Meet some of our International Students, and hear about student life from all corners of the earth!  Moving to the SU around lunchtime for some ‘Foods of the World’ offers.

 

Damn Good Pop Night

23:00 - 2:00 | Taphouse 72 | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

Resident Wednesday night retro pop and chart Disco.

 

Thursday 5 October

 

Ale & Cocktail Trail

19:00 - 23:00 | Around Carmarthen | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

Heading out from the SU, we’re helping you sample some of the finest beers, ciders and cocktails Carmarthen can offer!  It just so happens there’s a beer & cider festival on, so on the way up you can choose your route and sample some of the local nightlife!

 

The Banquet

23:00 - 2:00 | Taphouse 72 | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

Hip-Hop Night.

 

Friday 6 October

 

Freshers' Ball

23:00 — 3:00 | Taphouse 72 | Free entry with Freshers' Wristband or £10 at the door.

Silent Disco (Damn Good Pop! vs Spice up your Life vs Glamorous Indie Rock and Roll) 

 

Sunday 8 October

 

Swansea Day Trip

12.30 - 22.30pm | Meet at SU Building | £5 - £10

We’re putting on a coach to round off Freshers in style - FIREWORKS!  Working in partnership with TSDSU Swansea and Swansea University Students’ Union, we’re dropping you into Swansea and letting you explore, then we’ll pick you up and drop you back in time for a good night’s kip before lectures on Monday!  FREE Peppermint Card for all attendees (amazing food and drink offers redeemable all year!).

£5 (Transport to and from Swansea) or £10 (Meal at Taphouse 72 before departure + transport to and from Swansea)

 

 

 

Please note tickets are non-refundable.  

Collect your wristband/goodie bag from Sunday 24th September.

 

Be wary of unofficial pages giving advice or selling wristbands that do not have our logo on!

 

 

 

 

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