Freshers’ Day and Night

[Shelby Loasby | Head of Print]

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Freshers’ Week 2015 is now in full swing! With some massive names performing at The Forum Hertfordshire and even more things to do during the day, it’s set to be one of the best Freshers’ the University of Hertfordshire has ever seen! So what are we most looking forward to?

Day Activities

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Meet your SU!
This is your chance to find out about your elected officers at the Students’ Union and to ask them all your burning questions.

Where and When?
The Forum, College Lane @ 11am-4pm, Monday 28th September
The Street, de Havilland @11am-4pm, Wednesday 30th September

Give it a Go! Laser Quest Challenge!
Fancy yourself to be a laser gun warrior? Check out the first Give it a Go! event of the week and see if your team can shoot your way to glory!

Where and When?
The Forum, College Lane @ 3pm-6pm, Monday 28th September (Registration starts at 12pm)

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Give it a Go! Roller Disco!
Get your skates on for an afternoon of disco fever. WARNING: You will fall over, and it will be funny.

Where and When?
Comet Room, Club de Havilland @ 3pm-6pm, Tuesday 29th September

5 Minute Volunteering Challenge
If you fancy a challenge, this is right down your street! Join the volunteering team around both campuses and see how much you can do under time pressure!

Where and when?
Both campuses @ 12pm-3pm, Thursday 1st October

Halls and Sports Fest!
Herts Halls League and Active Students are hosting a big event of live music, sports, activities and more!

Where and When?
The Oval, College Lane @ 2pm-5pm, Thursday 1st October

Freshers’ Fair 2015
This is the most important event of the week. With over 200 stalls of sports, clubs and societies, with countless freebies and information packs, you will definitely find something to suit you!

Where and When?
Hertfordshire Students’ Union, College Lane @ 11am-3pm, Friday 2nd October

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Ultimate Colour Fest!
After the massive success of last year’s event, the Colour Fest has returned! Once you register you will receive a free goody bag with a T-shirt, funky glasses, and temporary tats! It’s a 3k run around the Ellenbrook fields with countless bags of paint being thrown over you! What’s not to like?

Where and When?
Ellenbrook Fields, De Havilland @ 11am-3pm, Saturday 3rd October

Night Activities

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Freshers’ Welcome Party
The best three years of your life will start here. The state of the art, three-room superclub, The Forum Hertfordshire, welcomes all the newbies with great drinks deals and some world class DJs! Grab your new housemates and friends and head down for an awesome start to Freshers’ Week.

When and Where?
The Forum, College Lane @ 9pm-3am, Saturday 26th September

American Pie Frat Party
Everybody’s seen the legendary saga of American Pie movies – they are the bible of university films. So you’ll be excited to hear that Thomas Ian Nicholas (AKA Kevin Meyers) and his band will be bringing the American Vibes to The Forum!

Where and When?
The Forum, College Lane @ 9pm-3am, Sunday 27th September

Manic Monday ft. DJ EZ
Hero of the underground and legend of the garage tunes, DJ EZ is returning to The Forum for another kick-ass and unforgettable set! He will be joined by some old skool DJs and Brit award winner Shola Ama.

Where and When?
The Forum, College Lane @ 10pm-3am, Monday 28th September

Society – Ministry of Sound
The explosive night is back with a bang. This time DJ S.K.T will be joined by Little Nikki, Charlie Tee and more! The night promises to be a huge collaboration of the best DJ sounds around.

Where and When?
The Forum, College Lane @ 10pm-3am, Tuesday 29th September

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Cheeky Wednesdays Launch
Some bitter second and third years will be sad to see Bonk Wednesdays replaced by something new, but for you freshers, this is some exciting news! Cheeky Wednesdays is a welcome mid-week break and will have something for everyone!

Where and When?
The Forum, College Lane @ 10pm-3am, Wednesday 30th September


The Pigeon Detectives Live
Hatfield Rocks is always a great night at the Forum. Starting a bit earlier than usual, it gives people the chance to truly enjoy the live bands. This year, Hatfield Rocks presents the amazing Pigeon Detectives, plus support from Franklin and Exit and Black!

Where and When?
The Forum, College Lane @ 7pm-10pm, Thursday 1st October

Freshers’ Fiesta ft. Gorgon City
The talented musical duo, Gorgon City, will be taking over our usual Flirt! night with a Freshers’ Fiesta! Put on your best sombrero and shake those maracas to some of the biggest club hits out there!

Where and When?
The Forum, College Lane @ 9pm-3am, Friday 2nd October

Smirnoff Saturday ft. Danny Jones
Whilst it’s at the end of a very busy and action-packed week, you won’t be able to miss out on McFly’s Danny Jones, transferring his musical talents to the decks!

Where and When?
The Forum, College Lane @ 10pm-3am, Saturday 3rd October

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Freshers’ Day and Night