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BBQ
7th September 6pm - 8:30pm
Chaplaincy
What better way to kick off a great year than with a BBQ? Vegan and gluten free options available!
Freshers Week Warm-Up with VK
7th September 9pm - 3am
Union
Come meet all your new mates and get ready for a full week of events and exploration of Edinburgh and campus life!
Big Red Ball Challenge
8th September 1pm - 7pm
Union
Can you beat the balls, or will you be a Total Wipeout?
Welcome to the Jungle sponsored by UniLife
8th September 10pm - 3am
Union
Kick off the week right and celebrate moving in with this jungle themed party night!
Pots and Pans Recycling Scheme
9th September 9:30am - 5pm
Chaplaincy
Come and collect recycled kitchen items - available all week until stocks run out!
Tea and Coffee
9th September noon - 2pm
Front bus stop
Come say hi and grab a hot cuppa! (Non-dairy milks available)
Campus Scavenger Hunt
9th September 2pm - 4pm
Around campus, meet at Student Union
Explore your new surroundings with your brand new pals by taking part in our Campus Scavenger Hunt. Prizes for the best team! Track your progress by using #hwscavengerhunt
Should Students Pay Tuition Fees? with Debating Society
9th September 2pm - 4pm
Student Union, Committee Room 1
Join the Heriot-Watt Debating Society as they debate whether Higher Education should be free and teach you some debating tips and tricks.
Be Prepared: Bus Pass Tour
9th September 2:30pm - 4pm
Edinburgh city centre, meet at Union Reception
Wondering how you're going to get around Edinburgh and the cheapest way to do it? Join us as we go to the Lothian Buses Travel Shop where you can buy a variety of bus passes with some special goodies thrown in!
Direct Entry Students go to Gravity Trampoline Park
9th September 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Edinburgh city
Bounce about with some new faces who are in the exact same position as you!
International Welcome Event
9th September 3:30pm - 6:30pm
JW1
Moving to a new country can be really daunting so come meet some new friends who are in the same situation!
Film and Games Night
9th September 7:30pm - 10pm
Chaplaincy
Welcome event with snacks hoested by the Chapliancy
Candyland
9th September 10pm - 3am
Union
Themed night of partying!
Festival of Sport & Excerise
10th September 9am - 5pm
Oriam/External
Come see what the Sports Union and Oriam facilties have to offer!
Registration for NHS Services
10th September 10am - 4pm
University Health Centre
Winter is coming! And so is flu season! Make sure you're registered with the on-campus doctor!
Questions on Campus
10th September 11am - 1pm
Around campus
Explore faith with the Christian Union.
Soup Lunch
10th September 12:30pm - 2pm
Chaplaincy
The first of the Chaplaincy's regular weekly soup lunches
Welcome to Scotland with the Languages Society
10th September 2pm - 4pm
Student Union, Committee Room 1
Whether you're a native to the UK or a new International student, come meet some other world travellers or those interested in learning new languages!
LGBT+ Society Mixer
10th September 3pm - 5pm
Liberties
Come meet the society for LGBT+ and allies alike!
Time Out Tea
10th September 5pm - 6pm
Student Wellbeing Centre
In all the hustle and bustle of Fresher's Week, make some time for you!
Laser Station (EARLY)
10th September 6:30pm - 9pm
Edinburgh City Centre, meet at Student Union
Whether you win the battle or the laser war, grab your mates for a few rounds of laser tag!
Ceilidh (Early)
10th September 7pm - 9pm
Zeros
Traditional Scottish dancing event, beginners and pro's welcome!
Scottish Night
10th September 7pm - 11pm
Liberties
inc. with Ceilidh Ticket, £3 without
Welcome to Scotland Event
10th September 7pm - 9pm
Chaplaincy
There's so much of Scotland to see! Don't miss out!
Laser Station (LATE)
10th September 7:30pm - 10pm
Edinburgh City Centre, meet at Student Union
Whether you win the battle or the laser war, grab your mates for a few rounds of laser tag!
Ceilidh (Late)
10th September 9pm - 11pm
Zeros
Traditional Scottish dancing event, beginners and pro's welcome!
Cheesy Tuesday
10th September 9pm - 3am
Geordies
Throwbacks and classics, you'll be dancing all night!
Festival of Sport & Excerise
11th September 9am - 5pm
Oriam/External
Come see what the Sports Union and Oriam facilties have to offer!
Registration for NHS Services
11th September 10am - 5pm
University Health Centre
Winter is coming! And so is flu season! Make sure you're registered with the on-campus doctor!
Fresher's Fair
11th September noon - 4pm
Union
Come for the societies, stay for the giveaways!
Wednesday Meal
11th September 6pm - 7:30pm
Chaplaincy
The first of the Chaplaincy's regular Wednesday meals
Volcano Falls Adventure Golf
11th September 6:10pm - 9pm
Edinburgh City Centre, meet at Student Union
Putt your best foot forward in this game of Adventure Golf!
Chistian Union's Ceilidh
11th September 7pm - 9pm
Edinburgh City Centre
No Scottish freshers' week is complete without a ceilidh -- we'll be joined by Napier and Queen Margret Uni CUs, so come down if you want good craic and to meet some other freshers from across the city!
Direct Entry Mixer
11th September 7pm - 11pm
Liberties
Come meet some new faces who are in the exact same position as you!
Warm-Up Wednesday
11th September 7pm - 10pm
Halls (Pop-Up)
We're bringing the party to you as we host pre-drinks up at Halls ready for our Big Night In Town.
Thinking Allowed
11th September 7:30pm - 9pm
Chaplaincy
Faith event run by the Chapliancy
Postgraduate Wine & Cheese Night
11th September 8pm - midnight
Zeros
Meet other post-grads about campus over wine, cheese and nibbles!
Night In Town
11th September 10pm - 3am
The Liquid Room
Come sample some of Edinburghs nightlife and club scene!
Festival of Sport & Excerise
12th September 9am - 5pm
Oriam/External
Come see what the Sports Union and Oriam facilties have to offer!
Registration for NHS Services
12th September 10am - 4pm
University Health Centre
Winter is coming! And so is flu season! Make sure you're registered with the on-campus doctor!
Scottish Meet & Greet
12th September 11am - 2pm
Advice Hub
Fàilte! Welcome to Scotland! Drop by the Advice Hub table for free tea, coffee or Irn Bru, along with Scottish favourites such as tablet, oatcakes and shortbread.
Pole Dance Taster
12th September 2pm - 4pm
Student Union, Committee Room 1
Ever wanted to give Pole Dancing a go? Try it for free with our beginner's taster session run by the Heriot-Watt Pole Dancing Society!
Disabled Students Society Welcome Mixer
12th September 3pm - 5pm
Liberties
Come down and meet our Disabled Students Society! A fun way to get to know new people, grab some food and hear what the society has planned for the year!
Chill at the Chaplaincy
12th September 4:30pm - 6pm
Chaplaincy
Relaxed night in, hosted by the Chaplaincy
Community Cinema - Lion King (Accessible)
12th September 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Zeros
Cinema quality film experience at a bargain! This screening will be adapted for those with alternative sensory requirements and be shown with subtitles.
Potluck
12th September 6pm - 9pm
Liberties
Something for everyone in this potluck!
Christian Union main meetings
12th September 7pm - 8:30pm
Chapliancy
Hosted in the Chaplaincy, the Christian Union hosts its first meeting of the year ahead.
Community Cinema - Lion King
12th September 7pm - 9pm
Zeros
Cinema quality film experience at a bargain!
LGBT+ Night Out
12th September 8pm - midnight
The Street, meet at Student Union
Come for drinks with the LGBT+ society and try Edinburgh's fantastic LGBT+ scene!
Games, Cocktails & Mocktails
12th September 9pm - 3am
Liberties
Drinkers and non-drinkers welcome to this games night in Liberty's!
Techno Takeover
12th September 9pm - 3am
Geordies
Techno society bringing their fire mixes and beats!
Community Cinema - Hobbs & Shaw
12th September 9:30pm - 11:30pm
Zeros
Cinema quality film experience at a bargain!
Registration for NHS Services
13th September 10am - 4pm
University Health Centre
Winter is coming! And so is flu season! Make sure you're registered with the on-campus doctor!
Jam Session
13th September 10:30am - 11:30am
Chaplaincy
Riff and jam with other campus musicians!
Voice Vibe
13th September 11am - noon
The Music Cottage (C on Campus map)
Join us for this fun and interactive workshop where we will use rhythm and voice to create some great sounds. No prior experience or musical ability required!
Bank Fair
13th September 11:30am - 4pm
Carnegie Rooom
See what offers are available to you as brand-new students with bank accounts and freebies to help you get by easier!
Sports Fair
13th September noon - 2pm
SH1 Oriam
Come see what the Sports Union and Oriam facilties have to offer!
Women's Brunch
13th September noon - 1:30pm
Union
Join us for a chilled out brunch and get to know some other breakfast loving and interesting Freshers! This event is open to anyone that self-identifies as female.
Photo Scavenger Hunt
13th September 1:15pm - 3:30pm
Edinburgh City Centre, meet at front bus stop
Come explore the city and try find the most insta-wrothy spots!
Beer Freshtival
13th September 3pm - 7pm
Student Union, Zeros
Whether you're interested in the brewing or the drinking, come to the Brewing Society's big event for Fresher's Week!
Graduate Apprentice Mixer
13th September 5pm - 7pm
Liberties
Studying for a Graduate Apprenticeship? Meet other students who are doing the same degree type as you!
Gravity Trampoline Park
13th September 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Edinburgh City Centre, meet at Student Union
Bounce the night away at our special After Dark UV session at Gravity Trampoline Park. Make sure to wear comfy/sports clothes.
Pancake Friday
13th September 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Chaplaincy
Enjoy pancakes with a topping of your choice - all your faves to choose from!
Freebie Friday Edinburgh
13th September 10pm - 3am
Student Union
There's free stuff. What more do you want to know?
Catholic Vigil Mass
14th September 6pm - 7pm
Chaplaincy
First Mass of the semester, led by our Catholic Chaplain
Grub Crawl
14th September 6:30pm - 9pm
Edinburgh City Centre, meet at front bus stop
A new course with each stop! Come have some great food and get to know the city a little better!
Freshers Ball
14th September 7:30pm - 11pm
James Watt Centre
Don your glad rags and head on down to Freshers Ball 2019.
Freshers Ball Afterparty hosted by Propaganda
14th September 11pm - 3am
Zeros
Don't want to go home just yet? We got you!
Global Church on Campus
15th September 11:30am - 12:30pm
Chaplaincy
All traditions welcome! Free pizza afterwards!
Walk in the Pentland Hills
15th September 1:45pm - 5pm
Chaplaincy
The Edinburgh campus has fantastic views surrounding it! Climb the Pentlands and see for miles around you!
BBQ
15th September 5:30pm - 6pm
Chaplaincy
Smokey and sweet flavours, a great way to end a great week!
Quiz Night
15th September 7pm - 11pm
Union
Who's the egg-head of the group? Come find out in this test of your knowledge!
Sunday Night Karaoke
15th September 11pm - 1am
Union
All your sing-a-long faves with no judgement!