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Saturday 23 September

 

Moving In Day and Wristband Collection

All Day | Townhill Campus | 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!  

 

Meet and Greet

19:00 - 23:00 | 1912 Bar, Townhill | Free

As soon as you are all done unpacking your new room, you will probably want a chill out, head down to the bar at Townhill campus for a chilled one and to meet your future housemates, course mates and BFF’s at our Meet and Greet Event!

 

Sunday 24 September

 

Walking Tour of Swansea

10:30 - 15:00 | Townhill Campus | Free

We thought it would be a great idea to show you the city and what it has to offer! Starting at our Townhill Campus, passing all Swansea Campus’ (Where you will be studying) and ending at Peppermint where you can get a bite to eat!  

 

Welcome T-Shirt Party
21:30 - 3:00 | Peppermint, Wind Street | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door

This is one of our traditional events! The welcome party is an opportunity for you to meet and get to know fellow students – including your course mates and flat mates. Put on your welcome t shirt and join us for what will be an unforgettable night at Peppermint! (For those of you staying at Townhill Campus, we have organised a coach for you).

 

Monday 25 September

 

Hangover Smoothies

10:30 | Pop Up Union, Townhill Campus | Free 

We will be at Townhill Campus’ Pop Up SU giving away free smoothies to help you get fix that small hangover.

 

Skool Disco

22:00 - 2:30 | Fiction | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door

Dust off your cardigans and dig out your ties – we are going back to school! The Skool Disco is another one of our annual fixtures not to be missed during FRESHtival! 

 

Tuesday 26 September

 

Rainbow Road

11:00 | Townhill Campus | Free

Come and support the LGBT+ community by colouring a rainbow road around the car park. Whilst there you can meet your LGBT+ officer Louie Greenwood and your Trans officer Alex Jones, you can ask them any questions you may have or find out things you never knew.

 

Comedy Night

22:00 - 2:30 | Townhill | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £4 at the door

We are bringing some of the funniest comedians to Swansea! With four hilarious comedians, and one incredible MC, it’s going to be impossible to keep a straight face. 

 

Hustle @ Sin City

22:00 - 3:00 | Sin City | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £3 at the door

 

Wednesday 27 September

 

Garden Crafts with the SU Green Team

12:00 | Townhill Campus | Free

Come and put your own stamp on the new Garden Space in Townhill!

This year we have a space in Townhill where we're growing our own fruit and veg, so why not get involved!  In the lead-up to the 'Ready, Steady, Grow' project opening, come and decorate with us.  We'll have crafts for you to do which will allow you to put your touch on the place!

 

Bar Crawl
21:30 - 3:00 | Starts at Bambu Beach Bar, Wind Street | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

Pre-drinks will be starting at Bambu Beach Bar with student offers on cocktails served in their famous beach buckets! We will then move on to The Bucket List – where you can have a game of pool or table tennis - not to forget…  there’s over 120 different beers! Next up will be Peppermint for their famous Rock Paper Scissors event! If you beat the bartender, you win your round again FREE! – You can also use your Trinity Student Card here!

 

Thursday 28 September

 

Sin Savers

22:00 - 3:00 | Sin City | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £3 at the door.

It’s back to Sin City for the first Sin Savers of the term, these Thursday nights have become a staple of Swansea night life, with some of the biggest and best student sing-along anthems around. Whether rock, pop, indie or dance is your thing – there is something for everyone!  

 

Friday 29 September

 

Freshers' Fair

11:00 - 15:00 | Townhill Campus | Free

Every year, your SU brings you an opportunity to sample the best of what Swansea has to offer at our Fresher’s Fair! Packed with something for everyone! Meet local and national businesses, and join a sports teams and societies! This one is going to be bigger and better than ever… Fresher’s Fair is one event that you do not want to miss! 

 

LC Swansea Waterpark
20:00 - 22:00 | LC Swansea | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £4 at the door.

The LC Swansea is home to Wales’ biggest indoor waterpark – and guess what? We have it in our fresher’s line up, so don’t miss out on this opportunity, make sure you come down for a swim! 

 

Saturday 30 September

 

Dodgeball Tournament
11:00 - 13:00  | Sports Hall | Free

Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive and Dodge! Head over to Townhill Campus gym for our Dodgeball tournament.  

 

Quiz and Games Night

19:00 - 23:00  | 1912 Bar, Townhill | Free

Come and unwind with a quiz and let your hair down with a games night afterward – prizes to be won!

 

Sunday 1 October

 

Gower Trip

10:00 | Meet at Townhill Campus | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

This trip will aim to show you the highlights of this national treasure giving you a tour of the beaches such as Three Cliffs Bay, Rhossili and Caswell. The coach picks up at Townhill Campus – 10:00am.  

 

Silent Disco
21:00 - 3:00 | Sin City | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

As Sunday is normally the quiet day in Freshers, we thought there would be no better way to turn this idea on it’s head by bringing you a Silent Disco in Sin City. Each headset has a choice of channels featuring a host of different genres, so YOU decide what you want to listen to. With half the crowd singing Katy Perry whilst the other half is moshing to Rage Against the Machine, prepare yourself for one of the most unpredictable nights ever. 

 

Monday 2 October

 

Mcmillian Coffee Morning 12:00 - 14:00 | Lampeter Town | Free

10:00 - 16:00 | Townhill Campus | Free

Macmillan is a great charity aimed at raising money to support cancer patients. We’d love students and staff to get involved with this and give us a hand! We will be holding this event from 10-4pm, where we’ll be giving away tea, coffee, and cakes for donations. 

 

Freshbook
22:00 - 02:30 | Fiction, Wind Street | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

Our infamous annual Freshbook event! Grab your t shirt, a pen and get creative as you update your status or use a hashtag to let everyone know how fresh you actually are! 

 

Tuesday 3 October

 

Rainbow Road

12:00 | Mount Pleasant Campus | Free

Come and support the LGBT+ community by colouring a rainbow road around the car park. Whilst there you can meet your LGBT+ officer Louie Greenwood and your Trans officer Alex Jones, you can ask them any questions you may have or find out things you never knew.

 

Student Street Food Festival
17:00 - 21:30 | Unit 19, Little Wind Street | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £3 at the door.

This is the one we are all looking forward to! This event will include delicious street food (Stone baked pizzas, burgers, grilled cheese sandwiches, and Indian food), live music and a great atmosphere. It will also be vegan friendly. The food fair will Kick off from 5pm at Unit Nineteen, (Little Wind Street) and finish at 9:30 – It is perfect for an after lecture chill out!

Not ready for the night to end yet? Head over to The Bucket List after the food fair is over and try one of their 120 beers.

 

Hustle @ Sin City

22:00 - 3:00 | Sin City | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £3 at the door.

 

Wednesday 4 October

 

Sports Day

12:00 | Paradise Park | Free 

Fancy taking part in a range of different sports? We are hosting a school sports day – featuring all the classic sporting events such as the 3 legged race, egg and spoon race plus more!

 

Rock Paper Scissors (First Social)

21:30 - 3:00 | Peppermint, Wind Street | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £3 at the door.

It’s the first sports team social night… which means it going to be a big one! Get to Peppermint for RPS Wednesday and don’t forget your Trinity Student Card for their Wednesday night discounts! Challenge the bartender at Rock, Paper, Scissors and you could win another round free!

 

Thursday 5 October

 

Karaoke

19:00 - 23:00 | Townhill Campus | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £2 at the door.

Move over Beyoncé there's a new queen in town.... Come on over to the 1912 bar and pick up that mic. Sing, dance and cheer on your new flat mates as they battle it out to see who's the best at the bar.

 

Sin Savers

22:00 - 3:00 | Sin City | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £3 at the door.

It’s back to Sin City for another session of Sin Savers! Guaranteed sing along classics and a pocket full of change at the end of the night!  

 

Friday 6 October

 

Freshers Ball
21:30 - 3:00 | Peppermint, Wind Street | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

IT’S THE NIGHT YOU HAVE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR.

Suit? Check!
Party Frock? Check!
Trinity Student Card? Check!

No freshers is complete without a formal ball – it’s your chance to dress to impress for a night to remember. Peppermint will be sure to let you celebrate in style! So don’t miss out on this one! 

 

Saturday 7 October

 

Cardiff Trip

11:00 | Meet at Townhill Campus | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

A day to explore our capital city, Cardiff. Hit Wales’ biggest shopping centre, get a chance to check out superb places to eat and drink and loads of independent boutiques. Coaches will be leaving from Townhill Campus in the morning and returning in the afternoon.  

 

Table Tennis & Pool Competition 

19:00 | The Bucket List, Wind Street | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £3 at the door.

Take a peek at The Bucket List’s membership room. You can challenge your friends to a heated game of table tennis, pool, basketball or play some retro arcade games.

 

Sunday 8 October

 

Fireworks

20:00 | Abbey Meadows | Free

What better way to finish FRESHtival than with a BANG!? Come over to Abbey Meadows to enjoy a fantastic firework display to finish off an incredible 2 weeks of events.

 

Aloha: Bambu Beach Ball

21:30 - 3:00 | Bambu Beach Bar | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £4 at the door.

Aloha luau - the best is just beginning, Aloha = Saying goodbye to FRESHtival but hello to the next amazing chapter of your lives, celebrate with us at Bambu to bring in the new academic year.... let the good times continue. So, get your shorts and flip flops out, throw on a flowery Hawaiian shirt and get ready to enjoy some cocktails in paradise at Bambu Beach Bar.

 

 

Please note tickets are non-refundable.  

Collect your wristband/goodie bag from Saturday 23rd September.

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