Freshers Week 2021

Freshers' Events - Thursday
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  • Digital Events

    Mind Your Head Society Online Fresher's Drop-In
    1pm - 3pm
    Anywhere via zoom (Meeting ID: 924 8205 2390 Password: MYH)
    A causal drop-in session to chat with Mind Your Head Society committee members and ask any questions students may have.
    Amnesty International Society Poster-Making Workshop!
    2pm - 3:30pm
    Online via Zoom
    Meet the Committee and create informative, colourful posters or artwork on any Human Rights issue!
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Tea time Q&A
    3:30pm - 4pm
    Online
    Grab a cup of tea (or your favourite drink), drop in and ask any questions you might have.
    Theatre-goers Society Mamma Mia Netflix Party!
    6pm - 7:50pm
    Teleparty
    Join Theatre-Goers on Teleparty to watch Mamma Mia virtually! This ABBA-solutely fabulous event is a great way to meet freshers, members and our committee! More info can be found on our Facebook page! See you there!
    LGBTQ+ Society Sex Ed Talk
    6pm - 7:30pm
    online
    A hour talk covering topics; LGBTQ+ inclusive protection, STI testing and consent. The event will be inclusive of people on the asexuality spectrum. The last half hour will be used to answer anonymous questions submitted by attendees.
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Drag Bingo
    7pm - 9pm
    https://exeterguild.native.fm/event/drag-bingo-3/67050
    A fabulous online bingo night for everyone at home, my darlings! Grab life by the balls with Ginger's Big Bingo, hosted by drag superstar Ginger herself. A hilarious bingo-meets-game show night with a twist on the classic numbers game.
    English Society English Society Zoom Meet and Greet and Games Night
    8pm - 10pm
    Zoom
    Join us on zoom to meet the committee and ask any questions you have about the English society before we split into teams for a series of games!
  • In-Person Events

    University of Exeter Career Zone Stall
    13th September midnight - 16th September midnight
    Forum Street
    Freshers Stall to let students know how the Career Zone can help whilst they are at University and beyond.
    Snowsports Meet the committee
    13th September 9am - 16th September 5pm
    Forum Hill, outside INTO
    Come and chat to the committee and find out about their planned trips.
    Chaplaincy Multifaith Chaplaincy stall in Forum
    13th September 11am - 16th September 3pm
    Forum Street
    University Singers Scavenger Hunt - joint with Opera Society & Chapel Choir
    15th September 6pm - 16th September 11:59pm
    Mary Harris Memorial Chapel
    A joint Choral social between Exeter University Singers, Opera Society, and the Chapel Choir. Join us at 6pm at the Mary Harris memorial Chapel where we will begin a scavenger hunt across Exeter and ending at a mysterious location...
    Opera Society Scavenger Hunt, with Exeter University Singers and the Chapel Choir
    15th September 6pm - 16th September 11:59pm
    Mary Harris Memorial Chapel
    A joint Choral social between Exeter University Singers, Opera Society, and the Chapel Choir. Join us at 6pm at the Mary Harris memorial Chapel where we will begin a scavenger hunt across Exeter and ending at a mysterious location...
    Muay Thai EUMT Freshers Display
    8am - 4pm
    the grassed triangle area at the bottom on Stocker Road – Area G
    EUMT Display
    Rifle Taster Session
    8:30am - 4pm
    Budleigh Fram Rifle Range -Moretonhamstead, Newton Abbot TQ13 8SB
    Taster introduction to rifle shooting. Come and try the sport for free and talk to current members. No prior experience necessary!
    Surf Taster Session
    9am - 6pm
    Polzeath Beach
    Taster session at Polzeath Beach, Cornwall.
    Windriders Wakeboard Taster Trip
    9am - 5pm
    North Devon Wake Park EX39 5RY
    Advanced sign up on Monday and Tuesday
    University of Exeter Study Zone Forum Stall
    9:30am - 3:30pm
    Forum Street
    Come and talk to the Study Zone team about we can help with your study skills
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Come and Craft - St Luke's
    16th September 10am - 20th September 4pm
    G48
    Come and join us for some free crafts! We've got clay, macrame, embroidery and more for you to give a try!
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Come and Craft - Streatham
    10am - 4pm
    DH1
    Come and join us for some free crafts! We've got clay, macrame, embroidery and more for you to give a try!
    Cool Runnings Cool Runnings' Taster Runs
    10am - 11:30am
    To meet and finish at the bottom of Streatham Drive
    Running leaders along with members of the committee will lead a 3 mile and 6 mile run. Attendees can choose which of the given distances they run. It is an event with the main purpose being to get to know the committee and the society.
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Crazy Golf on Campus
    10am - 4pm
    Grassed area opposite Car Park A
    Come and play a round of crazy golf our eighteen hole course! Booking required!
    Psychology Society Football Taster (Intermural)
    10am - noon
    MUGA Astroturf, Sports Park
    Football Taster for those wanting to join the Psychology Intermural team
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Freshers' Fair - St Luke's
    10am - 4pm
    Cross Keys and the Quad Marquee
    Freshers' Fair is your chance to discover the variety of opportunities on offer to you during your time at Exeter. Come and meet some our societies and buy your memberships. Card Payments Only
    Evangelical Christian Union Globe City Walking Tour
    10am - 11am
    Meeting outside INTO
    A walking bus tour of the city starting from the INTO building, going to main supermarkets, best cafes, shops for general needs and key reference points. For international students.
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Guild Pop Up - Streatham
    10am - 4pm
    Lower North Piazza
    Come and find out who your Students' Guild are and what we can do for you! From opportunities including events, societies and activities to representing your voice and offering independent advice we are here to support you.
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Global Chums Mentoring
    10am - 11am
    Isca Eats
    Drop in to Isca Eats to meet our Global Chums Coordinator and hear more about how the scheme can help you settle into life at Exeter and maybe enjoy one of the Isca Eats tasty breakfast treats.
    Men's Basketball Meet the club
    10am - noon
    Grass area outside IAIS (Institute of Arab and Islamic studies)
    meet the captain and find out about the men's basketball Club at Exeter.
    Pole Fitness Society Pole Taster Session 10-10:50am
    10am - 10:50am
    Sport's Park Studio 2
    Taster session for our pole classes! Free to attend and beginner friendly.
    XpressionFM Producing/Presenting Taster Session
    10am - 11am
    XpressionFM Studio
    The purpose of the activity is to give Freshers an insight into the experience of producing and/or presenting a show on XpressionFM. We will give a brief introduction on how the software and hardware works, but also how to plan shows and present.
    Men's Rugby Union Questions and answers
    10am - noon
    Grass outside Peter Chalk centre
    Find out more of what EURFC has to offer all of its members.
    Women's Rugby Union Questions and answers
    10am - noon
    Grass outside Peter Chalk centre
    Find out more of what EURFC has to offer all of its members.
    Raise and Give RAG x Body Soc Zumba Class!
    10am - 11am
    Lawn outside Lopes
    A fundraising zumba class hosted by bodysoc where money to attend goes towards a RAG charity!
    Dance Society Street Taster Class
    10am - 11am
    M&D Room
    A free Street taster class
    University of Exeter Student Community Wardens- Safety and household advice
    10am - 4pm
    Forum Street
    The Student Community Wardens are really excited to welcome you to campus and share tips on how to settle into the Exeter community, along with the services we offer. Our partners from the police will be at the stall with us to offer advice on safety
    Boxing Taster Session
    10am - noon
    Sports Hall, Streatham Sports Park
    An introduction to boxing including various exercises and drills that the club usually runs during training sessions. NON-CONTACT
    Canoe Taster Session
    10am - 5pm
    AS Watersports, Exeter Quay
    Taster Sessions will start at 10.00, 11.30,14.00 and 15.30.
    Body Society Zumba Taster Session
    10am - 11am
    Lopes Lawn
    This Taster session will allow students to try out classes at our society during Freshers Week.
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Advice and Widening Participation - Come and Chat to us!
    11am - 4pm
    St Luke's Marquee
    Come and find us at the St Luke's Freshers' Fair and chat to our advice team about the support they provide!
    XpressionFM Drama Content Team Taster
    11am - 1pm
    XpressionFM Studio
    A taster session for the Drama Content Team.
    Motorsport F1 Simulator Session
    11am - 5pm
    Forum Stall 3
    Ever wanted to know what an F1 car is like to drive? Well now you can!! We will be in the Forum on the 16th with our very own F1 simulator. You'll be given 3 laps to set your fastest lap and go on the leaderboard!! Everyone is welcome :)
    Meditation Society Fresh air meditation
    11am - noon
    Argyll Road grass space
    Outdoor meditation practice to soak up the Devon air.
    Queer and BAME Collective Meet the Committee
    11am - 1pm
    Boston Tea Party, 84 Queen Street
    An opportunity for students to come along and meet our committee over some coffee and sweet treats.
    Lacrosse Men's Taster Session
    11am - noon
    Rubber Crumb, Streatham Sports Park
    An active taster session giving an insight into the sport of men's lacrosse through basic skills and drills.
    Exeter Nightline Plant Pot Painting
    11am - 1pm
    Magnolia Lawn
    Join Exeter Student Nightline in a mindful plant pot painting session! Hand paint your very own terracotta pot to house one of a range of succulents provided by Hutch, Devon.
    Pole Fitness Society Pole demonstration
    11am - 2pm
    grassed area opposite the South Piazza (top of Poole Gate)
    We will be demonstrating moves on a stage pole to show people what they can expect to learn during the year! Members of our committee will also be there to answer any questions people may have about the society. We look forward to meeting you!
    Pole Fitness Society Pole Taster Session 11-11:50am
    11am - 11:50am
    Sport's Park Studio 2
    Taster session for our pole classes! Free to attend and beginner friendly.
    Comedy Society Scratch Creation Workshop with Theatre with Teeth
    11am - 1pm
    M & D Room
    Calling all writers, actors, directors and anyone looking for a creative challenge! Theatre with Teeth and Comedy Soc are combining to bring you an all inclusive scratch workshop. Given a prompt you’ll have just an hour or so to create.
    Taekwondo Taekwondo meet the committee
    11am - 12:30pm
    Northcote House grass area
    Come meet the committee, find out more about what the club has to offer
    Rifle Taster Session
    11am - 6pm
    Budleigh Fram Rifle Range -Moretonhamstead, Newton Abbot TQ13 8SB
    Taster introduction to rifle shooting. Come and try the sport for free and talk to current members. No prior experience necessary!
    Sailing Taster Session
    11am - 3pm
    Haven Banks Quay EX2 8DP
    An opportunity to try sailing at the nearby Exeter Quay, whether you've never sailed, haven't for a few years or sail every weekend.
    Jiu Jitsu Taster Session
    11am - 1pm
    Studio 3, Streatham Sports Park
    Taster session aimed at giving you a feel for how our club trains and the chance to meet the committee.
    UN Women UK Society UN Women UK Coffee Morning
    11am - 12:30pm
    Activity Room 2, Cornwall House
    Come join us for coffee and cake to meet new people and learn about our society! We will provide a range of refreshments to enjoy whilst getting to know each other, asking any questions you may have, and discussing our plans for the upcoming year!
    Women in Engineering Brunch at Brody's
    11:30am - 1:30pm
    Brody's Bistro
    Come join us for a brunch at Brody's Bistro in town. You can learn a little about our society while enjoying a buffet of unlimited waffles, pancakes and full English!!
    Big Band Taster Rehearsal
    11:30am - 1pm
    Kay House Jukebox
    A taster rehearsal where both freshers and returners will have a chance to make music together after the long break.
    Tennis Beginners/Intermediates Taster Session
    noon - 2pm
    Covered courts , Streatham Sports Park
    Taster session for beginners and intermediate players.
    British Sign Language Society BSL Scavenger Hunt
    noon - 3pm
    Meet at the bottom for Forum Hill
    A short scavenger hunt around Exeter going past some of the highlights and most important parts of the city for your student years. Open those will all levels of sign language and you do not need any previous experience with BSL to enjoy!
    Dance Society Committee Meet and Greet
    noon - 3pm
    The Ram
    An opportunity to get to know the EUDS committee and ask any questions.
    Squash Fresher's Squash Tournament
    noon - 5pm
    Squash Courts, Streatham Sports Park
    Whether you are a complete beginner or play regularly, come along to our annual Fresher's Squash Tournament.
    Computing Society Freshers Welcome Brunch
    noon - 2pm
    The Imperial
    Grab brunch at the Imperial (the best Spoons in the country) with EXCS - a great chance to meet and chat with likeminded people!
    Pole Fitness Society Pole Taster Session 12-12:50pm
    noon - 12:50pm
    Sport's Park Studio 2
    Taster session for our pole classes! Free to attend and beginner friendly.
    Engineers RFC Society Taster #2
    noon - 2pm
    Rubber Crumb
    A taster session containing 4 non-contact drills and a game of touch rugby to finish
    Archery Taster Session
    noon - 2pm
    Sports Hall, Streatham Sports Park
    Taster session involving shooting at shorter distance and general introduction into archery.
    Expedition Society Walk from Dawlish to Teignmouth
    noon - 2pm
    The coastal path, destination Teignmouth train station.
    Come and see what Exsoc is all about and join us for a walk from Dawlish to Teignmouth.
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Campus Tour
    12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Meet Great Hall Piazza
    Join us and explore your new campus.
    Out of Doors Society Freshers' Week Walk: Exeter Riverside via Double Locks
    12:30pm - 5pm
    Outside The Washington Singer Building EX4 4QG
    Join us for a relaxing 7-mile walk passing along the Exeter Riverside via Double Locks pub.
    Japanese Society Meet and Greet Picnic
    12:30pm - 2:30pm
    A relaxed picnic for members and non-members to get to know each other, and to find out more about Japanese Society.
    Her Campus Picnic By The Cathedral
    12:30pm - 3pm
    Cathedral Green
    Picnic on the Cathedral Green with the Her Campus Committee
    ExeTech Production Team Showcase
    12:30pm - 2pm
    Roborough Studios (RS1/RS2)
    An opportunity for those interested in the production side of theatre to meet societies and people who have done such roles in the past. There will be tables for all the various roles behind the scenes like tech, costume, stage and publicity.
    Snooker and Pool 9 Ball Pool Taster Session
    1pm - 4pm
    All Stars Sports Bar
    Play some friendly games of pool, learn the basics of the game and meet the committee. £3 entry, all abilities welcome.
    Pakistani Society Bring Your Own Picnic Meet and Greet
    1pm - 3pm
    Northernhay Gardens
    Join the Pakistani Society for a socially distanced picnic in Northernhay Gardens. Bring along your own food and drinks and come have a chat! It will be an opportunity for you to meet the committee, and ask any questions you may have!
    Classics Society Freshers' Welcome Lunch
    1pm - 3pm
    ISCA EATS
    Inviting freshers, both Classics or otherwise, to come to the Ram and enjoy lunch together and with the committee. This allows new students to meet each other and to get to know key faces. We will order food and drinks etc.
    Golf Golf Nets
    1pm - 5pm
    Northcote House grass area
    Mini games and coaching available in inflatable golf nets and portable putting mats.
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Pitch up and play sport
    1pm - 2pm
    Sand Astro, Streatham Sport Centre.
    Come along and enjoy touch rugby with our sports staff. Open to all. Free but tickets must be booked in advance via FIXR.
    Cheerleading & Gymnastics Meet the committee
    1pm - 4pm
    Grass area outside IAIS (Institute of Arab and Islamic studies)
    Come and chat to us and find out what we have to offer
    Boxing Meet the committee
    1pm - 3pm
    Grass area outside IAIS (Institute of Arab and Islamic studies)
    Meet the committee and find out what we have to offer as a club
    Slow Food on Campus Society Scavenger Hunt
    1pm - 3pm
    Exeter Central Station
    Get to know new friends and the city of Exeter on an exciting scavenger hunt of Exeter which celebrates local businesses and the history of this beautiful city!
    Evangelical Christian Union St Luke's Picnic
    1pm - 3pm
    St Luke's Quad
    Free lunch provided by the ECU. Refreshments served and an opportunity to hear about the society and meet new and current students.
    Speleology Taster Session - Introduction to Caving
    1pm - 4pm
    Meet on Grass area between the IAIS (Institute of Arab and Islamic studies) and the sports hall opposite the physics building.
    A beginner friendly trip down to the underground lake in Pridhamsleigh cavern. Equipment, transport and leaders are provided you need only bring yourself.
    First Aid Society Freshers' first aid taster #2
    1:30pm - 2:30pm
    We'll be going over basic first aid and things to do in an emergency!
    First Aid Society Freshers' week taster session
    1:30pm - 3pm
    Queens LT4.1
    Taster event for the society teaching sessions.
    Legion Dance Society Heels Dance Class
    1:30pm - 3pm
    Activity Room 2
    This is a free, fun taster class for anyone of any dance ability to try out our Heels classes.
    Harry Potter and Quidditch Society Quidditch Taster
    1:30pm - 3pm
    Queen's Arboretum
    Join the Exeter Eagles for our second taster on the Streatham campus. Join the team for some drills, and to learn about a new and exciting sport. Our team welcomes people of any sporting experience and ability, so come give it a go!
    Claypigeon Taster Session
    1:30pm - 5pm
    Ashcombe Adventure Centre, EX7 0QD
    Have a go at Clay Pigeon shooting. Sign up in the Forum on Monday.
    Acting Society Acting Workshop Taster Session
    2pm - 4pm
    Roborough Studios RS3
    Taster sessions of our weekly Players and Thespians acting workshops led by our facilitators.
    Tennis Advanced Tennis
    2pm - 3pm
    Covered courts , Streatham Sports Park
    Taster session for Advanced players.
    Ballroom and Latin Society Ballroom and Latin Taster
    2pm - 4pm
    Magnolia Lawn
    Ballroom and Latin taster session.
    Cocktail Society Bring a Tin Picnic!
    2pm - 4:30pm
    Cathedral Green
    Fancy a beer, gin, premixed cocktails or just a can of coke? Bring a few tins of your choice and join us on the Cathedral Green to meet our new committee and make some new friends! We can't wait to see you there! Snacks provided :)
    Jazz Orchestra EUJO Main Band Taster Rehearsal
    2pm - 4pm
    Jukebox, Kay House
    EUJO Main Band Taster Rehearsal
    XpressionFM Music Show Taster
    2pm - 4pm
    Xpression Studio
    Come and join the Xpression FM Heads of Music for a very special music show taster. A freshers' edition of our regular group show, we want YOU to come along for an afternoon of music/freshers chat, hot-takes, and your fave tracks!
    Opera Society Orchestra taster rehearsal
    2pm - 3pm
    Kay House, cabaret space
    Join us for a taste of orchestra life led by Matthew Jeffrey, former opera society conductor. In our session we will play a selection from the opera society’s typical repertoire.
    University of Exeter Students' Guild Shopping tour Exeter
    2pm - 4pm
    Meet Great Hall Piazza
    Join us for a trip into the city. Buy your essentials, international foods and find out where you can grab a bargain.
    Soul Choir Soul Choir Taster Session
    2pm - 3:30pm
    Activity Room 1
    A taster session where our Musical Directors will teach attendee's a song so they can get a taste of what it's like to be in soul choir.
    Men's Football Taster Session
    2pm - 4pm
    Rubber Crumb, Streatham Sports Park
    Trial session involving drills and small sided games aimed at showcasing ability for team selection.
    Korfball Taster Session
    2pm - 4pm
    Covered Courts, Streatham Sports Park
    A taster session involving drills and small sided games, intended to give you a feel for how our club trains.
    Swimming Taster Session
    16th September 2pm - 17th September 3pm
    St. Luke's Indoor Pool
    A fun and relaxed taster session at our St. Luke's Pool.
    Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
    2pm - 4pm
    Sports Hall, Streatham Sports Park
    A session for all abilities with some basic drills leading into casual games.
    Shotgun Theatre 'Company' Show Workshop
    2:30pm - 4pm
    Frank Oliver, Kay House
    A workshop led by Committee and our Creative Team for our Term 2 production of 'Company' by George Furth and Stephen Sondheim
    Hispanic Society Meet and Greet
    2:30pm - 4pm
    Cathedral Green
    Meet the Hispanic Society Committee at the Exeter Cathedral Green to find out more about the society!
    Tennis Cardio
    3pm - 4pm
    Covered courts , Streatham Sports Park
    Cardio tennis sessions
    Evangelical Christian Union Coffee and Cake
    3pm - 4:15pm
    Queens Arboretum
    Time to chat and get to know one another as we have coffee and cake together.
    Body Society LBT Taster Session
    3pm - 4pm
    Lopes Lawn
    This Taster session will allow students to try out classes at our society during Freshers Week.
    Enactus Picnic Social - FREE PIZZA - Join an impact driven business; help to change lives in Kenya, Ghana, Cambodia!
    3pm - 4:30pm
    Forum Stall 2
    Do you want to make a real difference in developing countries while learning top-level business skills? Join us for free pizza to hear more about our enterprises in Kenya, Ghana and Cambodia and how you can help us change lives of those in need!
    Athletics Social Running Club
    3pm - 4pm
    Bottom of Stocker Road
    Come and meet our Social Run captains for a casual run, catering for all abilities. Meet at the bottom of Stocker Road.
    Exeter Student Investment Fund Taster Session - 'What is an Equity Report?'
    3pm - 4pm
    https://Universityofexeter.zoom.us/j/97126608234?pwd=S2thN2xWZVZtaHFqWUZoTWkvM25SQT09
    Meet members of committee and hear our Investment Officer, Mike, give an overview Equity Reports. Equity Reports will be a key part of the investment process at ExSIF so come along and see how you can propose an investment idea.
    Exeter Student Volunteers Virtual Quiz
    3pm - 4pm
    Join us for a virtual quiz https://Universityofexeter.zoom.us/j/6809537320?pwd=bWI3OE1lNWQ1V3hraDNsa3Z3cmU3QT09 Meeting ID: 680 953 7320 Password: ESV2020
    Women and Law Society Krispy Kreme Decorating Social
    3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Activity Room 3 Freshers
    A relaxed social where attendees decorate Krispy Kreme donuts while getting to know committee members and other freshers.
    Volleyball Grass Taster Session
    4pm - 6pm
    St. Luke's Grass Court
    Come along to the Volleyball Taster Session to learn about the sport in our university.
    University of Exeter International Welcome Programme: Cream Tea
    4pm - 5pm
    Reed Hall, Streatham Campus
    Join us in Reed Hall, one of the most beautiful buildings on campus, for a traditional cream tea £5 (maximum 30)
    International Law Society Intro to the Maîtrise
    4pm - 5:30pm
    Are you a fresher on the LLB/Maîtrise (or on the LLB and thinking of switching onto the Maîtrise, pending seat availability)? Come to this event and hear from upper-year Maîtrise students about their experiences studying French law!
    Footlights Northcott Band Taster
    4pm - 6pm
    Kay House
    A band taster session for Footlights' 2022 Northcott show!
    Footlights Northcott Show Workshop
    4pm - 6pm
    Kay House
    A taster workshop for Footlights' 2022 Northcott show.
    Politics Society Ram Meet and Greet
    4pm - 6pm
    The Ram
    Our Committee members will be in the Ram from 4 until 6 to answer any questions perspective members have about the society.
    Cheerleading & Gymnastics Taster session
    4pm - 6pm
    Sports Hall, Streatham Sports Park
    Taster Session involving dance, jumps and stunting to give you a feel for how our club trains.
    Touch Rugby Taster Session
    4pm - 5pm
    Rubber Crumb, Streatham Sports Park
    Come along and try mixed Touch Rugby! We cater for all abilities, from those who have never picked up a ball to those with international representation, its a fun low-contact sport that everyone can enjoy.
    Exeter Student Investment Fund ExSIF meet and greet
    4:30pm - 6:30pm
    In Person
    Come along and meet the committee and other members of ExSIF at the RAM bar. We will be there from 4:30-6:30 to have some relaxed drinks (if you choose to), build new relationships and committee will be there to answer any questions you may have.
    Politics, Philosophy and Economics Society Meet and Greet
    4:30pm - 7pm
    The Ram
    A meet and greet with the committee.
    Powerlifting Society Meet and Greet
    4:30pm - 6:30pm
    The Imperial - New N Rd, Exeter EX4 4AH
    Powerlifting Society Meet the Committee
    4:30pm - 6:30pm
    The Imperial
    Come down and join the committee at The Impy to get some pints in and ask any questions. We can't wait to meet you! Love Matt and Teagan x
    Neuroscience Society Pub Crawl
    5pm - 10pm
    Starting at the Ram
    We will be doing a Pub crawl starting at the ram, to get to know other students and see the town.
    Exeposé Science Section Quiz and Meet and Greet with the Editors
    5pm - 6pm
    Media Suite, Devonshire House
    Join Exeposé's Science Editors to hear more about this section of the newspaper, meet possible writers during a science themed quiz, and ask your burning questions!
    Longboarding Society Skate Meet Up
    5pm - 7pm
    Flowerpots Skatepark
    Come along, have a little skate and see what we're all about!
    Women in Psychology Women in Psychology Cocktail night!
    5pm - 11:59pm
    Turtle Bay (Guildhall Shopping Centre) & Fever and Boutique
    Prospective members have the chance to meet the committee and other members during our Turtle Bay cocktail and mocktail night! Recently formed, the Women in Psychology society are offering an exciting social which includes both Turtle Bay and Fever!
    Breakdancing Society Freshers' Taster Session
    5:30pm - 7pm
    M&D Room
    An introductory session into breakdance for any new potential students who may be interested.
    Engineering Society Meet the Committee Social
    5:30pm - 11:30pm
    Exonian
    Meet the committee and other freshers over drinks!
    Chaplaincy Anglican/Free Church Chaplaincy Board Games Evening
    6pm - 9pm
    Upstairs Chaplaincy Quiet Space, The Forum
    Join our Anglican and Free Church Chaplains for a chilled out board games evening with food. Drop in any time between 6pm and 9pm, and stay for as little/long as you'd like. All faiths and worldviews are welcome.
    Chess Society Chess Taster Session
    6pm - 9:30pm
    Forum seminar room 3
    Chess - Casual evening taster session
    Medical Ethics Society Ethics Workshop: Conflicting Interests
    6pm - 7pm
    Forum Seminar Room 2
    Come explore some ethical scenarios with us all based around conflicting interests.
    Meditation Society Firehouse Social
    6pm - 9pm
    Old Firehouse
    Our first social gathering at one of Exeter's well-known and much loved pubs, the Old Firehouse. Come one, come all!
    History Society Histsoc goes Impy
    6pm - 10pm
    Imperial Wetherspoons, beer garden
    Come and join Histsoc at the Imperial for an informal chat and meet up - we will be sitting in the beer garden (weather permitting), so come and join us to meet the Committee and other people on your course
    Men's Basketball Taster Session
    6pm - 8pm
    Sports Hall, Streatham Sports Park
    Basketball taster session for those who want to try the sport, and get a feel for the Men's Basketball Club at Exeter University. All abilities welcome. Please dress appropriately for indoor sports.
    Video Games Society VGS Movie Night
    6pm - 8pm
    Streatham Court D
    For one night only Video Games Society is screening Detective Pikachu in Streatham Court D. This event will run from 6pm to 8pm, and you are welcome to bring your own snacks and sit with your friends. Everyone is welcome.
    Physics Society Wavy Garms (festival themed)
    6pm - 10pm
    Exonian
    Meeting up with all the new society members at Exonian with a theme of a festivals (Wavy Garms/Bucket hats).
    Conservative Association Calvin Robinson: Crusader in the Culture War
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Streatham Court A
    In the first of our series of events with prominent conservative speakers, EUCA are delighted to announce that we will be joined by prominent pundit and GB News host Calvin Robinson for a speech and Q-and-A session. Ticket Required.
    Campus Cinema Campus Cinema Freshers' Film Quiz
    6:30pm - 9pm
    Forum Seminar Rooms 10 & 11
    Come and join us for Campus Cinema's first quiz of the year! There's prizes up for grabs, and rounds to suit everyone's knowledge. We look forward to seeing you all there.
    Evangelical Christian Union Central
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Streatham Court C
    The meeting for ECU members to be encouraged for the week. Including sung worship, notices and a short talk from the President and VP.
    Concert Band Freshers Taster Rehearsal
    6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Kay House
    The taster rehearsals are free to attend, and will give you a good insight into the society. You'll get to know what kind of music we play, what our rehearsals are like and what our lovely members are like!
    Hindu Society Games Night
    6:30pm - 8pm
    Zoom
    Play Charades and Pictionary on Zoom, in two breakout rooms.
    Men's Rugby Union Men's Taster Session
    6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Rubber Crumb, Streatham Sports Park
    Taster sessions including drills and small sided games, aimed at giving you a feel for how our club trains.
    Waterpolo Taster Session
    6:30pm - 8pm
    St. Luke's Indoor Pool
    All abilities welcome, or just come and chat to us.
    Women in Business Society Freshers' Cocktail Party!
    6:45pm - 9:45pm
    The Terrace
    Come and meet our amazing committee at our Freshers' Cocktail Party at The Terrace. With free cocktails, Mojito making stalls, and much more, we can assure you its going to be a night filled with nothing but fun!
    Folk Society Band Practice
    7pm - 9pm
    Kay House Duryard, Exeter EX4 4RE
    Walk up the Rocky Road to Campus and join us to learn a range of tunes from this years Folk Soc songbook! All abilities welcome, as long as you have enthusiasm in spades.
    Bowling and Arcade Society Bowling and Arcade Pub Crawl
    7pm - 10pm
    The Arcade, The Exonian, The White Hart
    Is there anything better than meeting new people over a pint in a local pub? Bowling obviously, but aside from that we don't think so. That's why we've arranged a four stop pub-crawl round Exeter's finest watering holes for anyone to attend!
    Model United Nations Society Drinks and Dinner Social
    7pm - 10pm
    Old Firehouse
    Come get to know Committee with a few drinks and some food at Old Firehouse. Everyone welcome! There will be a walking bus from the bottom of Forum Hill on campus at 6:40 for this event.
    University of Exeter Law Society Evening Freshers Event
    7pm - 11pm
    The Monkey Suit
    First evening event of the year. We will be providing music and members can buy drinks, dance and get to know one another. Committee will be present throughout the evening to ensure that everyone is having a fun and safe time.
    Podcast Society Imperial Social
    7pm - 10pm
    The Imperial (wetherspoons)
    An opportunity to meet like minded people and our committee in a trip to the local Wetherspoons. Committee will guide participants from the campus.
    Indie Music Society Indie Soc - Cavern Gig Night
    7pm - 10pm
    The Cavern Club, Queen Street, EX4 3RP
    A gig hosted by the Cavern, in coordination with Indie Soc.
    Labour Society Labour Society Pub Crawl
    7pm - 11pm
    The Ram and various other pubs.
    A pub crawl around a number of essential Exeter pubs, starting at the Ram and ending at Unit 1 for quids in! Anyone is welcome to come for the whole pub crawl, or just the start. Meet outside the Ram in the Forum on campus at 7pm.
    Art Society Life Drawing Taster Session
    7pm - 8:30pm
    Forum Seminar Room 6
    Life drawing taster session with a nude model for participants to draw. Art materials and refreshments will be provided. Please note you must register your attendance by getting a free ticket. Please do not attend without a ticket.
    Bench Ball Society Meet the Committee/Members Pub Social
    7pm - 10:30pm
    The Imperial
    This social is open to freshers wishing to meet and get to know committee and other fellow bench ball members. Committee members will be overseeing the event and encouraging socialising on tables of up to 6 people in the Imperial Garden.
    Economics Society Our First Social @ 'The Stand Off'
    7pm - 11pm
    The Stand Off
    Here is our FIRST social of the 2021/22 academic year! Come join us for some socialising in an informal setting and meet the committee!
    Philosophy Society Pizza Night at the Old Firehouse
    7pm - 9pm
    Old Firehouse
    An informal meet up at the Old Firehouse for some free pizza.
    Socialist Students Society Pub Crawl
    7pm - 10pm
    The Ram Bar, The Imperial, John Gandys
    Join us on a pub crawl of some of Exeter's best pubs, starting at The Ram Bar, The Imperial, and John Gandys.
    Creative Writing Society Quiz Night
    7pm - 8pm
    Online
    We're running a creative writing themed Kahoot quiz. Join us to answer questions about famous pieces of literature, story structure, the publishing process, writing competitions, different forms of fiction and more!
    Welsh Society Red T Shirt social.
    7pm - 10pm
    The Ship Inn. 1-3 Martins Ln. EX1 1EY
    Welcome to Welsh Soc! Welsh soc is back for its annual freshers red t-shirt social. Bring a marker pen and a cheap red t-shirt see what we’re all about! Come and meet and greet your fellow welshies for a cracking start to your year!
    Catholic Society Roasry and Bar Night
    7pm - 9pm
    Catholic Chaplaincy, Glenthorne Road, EX44QU (between Birks and Moberly)
    Join us for a rosary, a drink and a chat.
    European Law Students Association (ELSA) Exeter Quiz night
    7:15pm - 8:15pm
    Online
    How much do you know about European law? Come along for a quiz night! Get to meet the committee and its members.
    International Law Society Cocktails & Mocktails Meet and Greet
    7:30pm - 10pm
    93 Pizzeria & Cocktail Bar
    Cocktail/Mocktail meet and greet at Pizzeria 93. Wear your best Funky Shirt!
    Drama Society Drama Soc Coolings Social
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Coolings, Gandy's Street
    A Drama Society social at Coolings where we can have a few drinks and get to know some new faces before a classic Fever Thursday (wristbands available!)
    Pole Fitness Society Freshers Frat Party
    7:30pm - 3am
    John Gandy's Bar - Fever and Boutique Nightclub
    An evening of fun and games to kick off the year, with an American twist!
    Maths Society Fresher's Pub Quiz
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Zoom
    Mathsoc Virtual Pub quiz for Freshers
    Geography Society Geog Soc's Freshers Night Out
    7:30pm - 11pm
    The Exonian, 99-101 Fore Street, EX4 3HY
    A chance for Geography freshers to meet one another and find out what Geography Society is all about. There will be the opportunity to have some drinks, a dance, and a chat.
    Classics Society Toga Social - All Welcome!
    7:30pm - 10:30pm
    John Gandy's Live Music Bar
    Inviting the whole of Classics Society together to meet each other and have some drinks. This allows new students to meet each other and to get to know key faces, and old ones to reacquaint themselves with others known before the pandemic.
    Arabic and Middle Eastern Society Freshers Meet and Greet Drinks
    8pm - 10pm
    Al Farid Bar and Restaurant
    Join us at Exeter's finest (and only...) Moroccan restaurant for drinks, mezze and a chance to meet the committee.
    Futsal Mens Taster Session
    8pm - 10pm
    Sports Hall, Streatham Sports Park
    Taster Session involving drills and small sided games aimed at giving you a feel for how our club trains.
    Campus Bands Music Social number 1!
    8pm - 11:59pm
    Exeter Cavern, 83-84 Queen St, Exeter EX4 3RP
    Come and join us for our musical, boozical social bonanza! Hear one of our very own bands and get to know some new people!
    Model Westminster Exeter MWEXE Relaunch - social
    8pm - 10pm
    In Person
    Social aimed at freshers to give our new members a chance to meet each other in a fun, relaxed environment. Meet the committee and ask us any questions about the society, freshers and Exeter. Take part in drinking games and a quiz with prizes.
    University of Exeter Open Mic Night
    8pm - 11pm
    The Ram Bar
    Open Mic Night run by Chris Ostler, a local musician.
    Freedom Society Pints and Policy
    8pm - 11:59pm
    The Ship and Pelican
    To set off Freedom society's first Pints & Policy of the year, our social secretary Owain Price will give a speech on the topic of his choice, followed by Q&A and an open discussion over a pint or two.
    Enactus Pub-crawl Social - Come have a few drinks with us!
    8pm - 10pm
    The Bootlegger (Drum room)
    Come along to the Enactus pub-crawl and get to know more about our team and what we do over a few (or more) pints! We're a student social enterprise society, seeking to make a positive impact in the world using entrepreneurial actions.
    Jiu Jitsu Taster Session
    8pm - 10pm
    Studio 3, Streatham Sports Park
    Taster session aimed at giving you a feel for how our club trains and the chance to meet the committee.
    Biology Society Zoom cocktail making party
    8pm - 9pm
    Cocktail making on Zoom
    Cocktail party for a virtual freshers event held on Zoom.
    Chaplaincy Cathsoc social
    8:15pm - 9:30pm
    Catholic Chaplaincy, Glenthorne Road (next to Moberly)
    Meet members of the Catholic Society at their first Thursday evening social of the year
    Asian Society ASOC Night Out
    8:30pm - 3am
    Monkey Suit - Unit 1
    This event is a opportunity for freshers to see what the society is about: fun and inclusive events for people who are like minded. We will have an area of Monkey Suit from 8:30 to 10:30, then onwards a booth at Unit 1.
    Islamic Society Brothers Football
    8:30pm - 9:30pm
    In Person
    5-a-side Football at Rubber Crumb Pitch.
    Sub Aqua Taster Session
    8:30pm - 10pm
    Pyramids leisure centre - EX1 2LA
    Come and give it a go!
    Concert Band Post-Rehearsal 'Meet and Greet' at the Imperial
    8:45pm - 11:30pm
    The Imperial, New North Road, Exeter
    Come and join our post-rehearsal 'Meet and Greet' at The Imperial Pub, WeatherSpoons. This is a great chance for you to meet other freshers, hear about the exciting events coming up this year and ask our committee all about Concert Band!
    Fashion Society Clothes and Cosmos Cocktail Evening (drinks and get to know the team)
    9pm - 11pm
    Monkey Suit
    Come along to Fashion Society's first social of the year! Join some of this years committee members for an evening of drinks, sharing ideas, fashion related games and a chance to get to know some of your fellow members in fashion society this year!
    Medical Society (MedSoc) Family club night
    10pm - 1am
    Timepiece
    All families will meet at TP for 10pm for a fun night of partying with your kids, parents, cousins and more! The theme will be saints and sinners, kids as saints and parents as sinners!

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