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Welcome Week (GIAG) Events

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Tue 21st September

City Hotspots Tour -21/09/21
11am - 12:30pm
Give it a Go and join us for a tour of the city centre where we'll show you our hotspots and share our recommendations!
GIAG activities in the Stretch Tent!
noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Give it a Go and join us in the NUSU Stretch Tent for an afternoon of activities!
Sport for All - Table Tennis Taster
noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Join us for some free play Table Tennis in the Stretch tent. Play against a friend or challenge a fellow fresher.
Campus Tour - 21/09/21
3pm - 4pm
Newcastle City Campus
Give it a Go and join us for a tour of Newcastle City Campus where we'll share our recommendations too!
Online Tuesday Yoga (All levels)
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Online class held over Zoom
A free online beginners class, whereby Sally will take everyone through the fundamental processes of Yoga.

Wed 22nd September

GIAG activities in the Stretch Tent!
noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Give it a Go and join us in the NUSU Stretch Tent for an afternoon of activities!
Midday Focus (Mindfulness Class)
noon - 12:30pm
Online class via Zoom
Join us for our midday mindfulness, learning how to cultivate mindfulness, and a way to develop your natural capacity of awareness.
Sport for All - Table Tennis Taster
noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Join us for some free play Table Tennis in the Stretch tent. Play against a friend or challenge a fellow fresher.
Sport for All - Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
1:30pm - 4pm
Meet Outisde Student's Union Building
Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact disc sport mixing aspects of Netball, Basketball and American Football
Ice Creams at the Quayside 22/09/21
3pm - 5pm
Quayside, Newcastle
Give it a Go and join us for an ice cream from our favourite ice cream parlour and a walk along the beautiful Quayside!
Sport for All - Real Tennis Taster Session
3pm - 4pm
Matthew Bank, Jesmond (NE2 3RE)
Why not try your hand at the oldest racket sport in the world? We're running a series of open sessions specifically for our students. Zero knowledge or previous experience is required to enjoy.
Bollywood Dance 'Give It A Go!' Workshop
4pm - 5pm
Studio 3, Newcastle Sports Centre
Give it a Go and join the fantastic Bollywood Society for a fun dance workshop!
Weekly Exercise Challenge
5:30pm - 6pm
Complete in your own time
Sign up to be allocated a mystery challenge to complete in your own time. Suitable for all fitness levels

Thu 23rd September

Campus Tour- 23/09/21
11am - noon
Newcastle City Campus
Give it a Go and join us for a tour of Newcastle City Campus where we'll share our recommendations too!
GIAG activities in the Stretch Tent!
noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Give it a Go and join us in the NUSU Stretch Tent for an afternoon of activities!
Sport for All - Table Tennis Taster
noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Join us for some free play Table Tennis in the Stretch tent. Play against a friend or challenge a fellow fresher.
Sport for All - Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
1:30pm - 4pm
Meet Outisde Student's Union Building
Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact disc sport mixing aspects of Netball, Basketball and American Football
Sport for All - Badminton Taster
2pm - 4pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Hall 2
Sport for All - Badminton
Tour of the Toon with Rob
3pm - 5pm
Newcastle City Centre
Give it a Go and join our partner Rob from Lundgren Tours for a fun tour of Newcastle!
Sport for All - Ski Taster Session
4pm - 6:15pm
Silksworth Ski Slope
Join us for some thrills of winter sports, enjoying some time under the expert eye of the slopes instructors
Online Yoga (Beginners & Returners)
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pre-recorded class
This practice is aimed at those of you who perhaps have never done yoga or who are returning after a break and want to be reminded of the postures and alignment that suits your body and ability.
Food Social with your PG Officer
6pm - 7:30pm
Luther's bar, NUSU, City Centre
Give it a Go and join us for a fun food social and enjoy the chat and of course delicious meat stack burgers!

Fri 24th September

Coffee Morning with your PG Officer
9am - 10:30am
Luther's bar, NUSU, City Centre
Give it a Go and join us for a cuppa or a coffee at our coffee morning social!
Campus Tour - 24/09/21
10am - 11am
Newcastle City Campus
Give it a Go and join us for a tour of Newcastle City Campus where we'll share our recommendations too!
GIAG activities in the Stretch Tent!
noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Give it a Go and join us in the NUSU Stretch Tent for an afternoon of activities!
Sport for All - Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
1:30pm - 4pm
Meet Outisde Student's Union Building
Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact disc sport mixing aspects of Netball, Basketball and American Football
City Hotspots Tour -24/09/21
2:30pm - 4pm
Newcastle City Centre
Give it a Go and join us for a tour of the city centre where we'll show you our hotspots and share our recommendations!

Sat 25th September

Sport For All - Korfball Taster Session
2:20pm - 4pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Korfball is a mixed-gender sport, best described as a mix between netball and basketball.
GIAG Korfball Session
2:30pm - 4pm
Sports Hall 1
No idea what korfball is? Come and try it out! Korfball is a mixed gender sport, best described as a cross between basketball and netball. We cater for complete beginners - most of us had never heard of korfball before uni!

Sun 26th September

Sport for All - Ball Hockey Taster Session
9:50am - 11am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Join NU Wildcats for some indoor Ball Hockey!
Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 1)
2pm - 3pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team
Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 2)
3pm - 4pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team

Tue 28th September

Sport for All - Netball Taster Session
4pm - 5pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Sports Hall 1
Join us for a casual drop-in Netball session, ran by Netball England coach. Open to all abilities and further weekly opportunities available.
Sport for All - Taekwondo Taster Session
7:55pm - 10pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Reception
Taekwondo Taster Session - open to all abilities
Watch Team Newcastle! Wildcats vs Glasgow Stags Ice Hockey Match
28th September 11pm - 29th September 1:30pm
Whitley Bay Ice Rink
Support the Wildcats as they take on Glasgow Stags at home.

Wed 29th September

6-Week Learn to Skate
noon - 3pm
Whitley Bay Ice Rink
FREE 6-week learn to skate course, ran by the ice hockey club! The ice hockey club is a fun, super inclusive group running these sessions to help other students learn to skate,
Sport for All - Archery Taster Session
4:30pm - 8pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) Sports Halls
Join NU's Archery club for a taster session, shooting under the guidance of the clubs members.
Sport for All - Taekwondo Taster Session
7:55pm - 10pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Reception
Taekwondo Taster Session - open to all abilities

Thu 30th September

Sport for All - Netball Taster Session
4pm - 5pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Sports Hall 1
Join us for a casual drop-in Netball session, ran by Netball England coach. Open to all abilities and further weekly opportunities available.
Sport for All - Ski Taster Session
4pm - 6:15pm
Silksworth ski slope
Join us for some thrills of winter sports, enjoying some time under the expert eye of the slopes instructors
Sport for All - Taekwondo Taster Session
8:25pm - 10pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Taekwondo Taster Session - open to all abilities

Sat 2nd October

Squash - Campus Leagues Slot 1
10:30am - 11:10am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Squash Courts
Open Squash sessions that are coach led in a fun and relaxed environment.
Squash - Campus Leagues Slot 2
11:15am - noon
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Squash Courts
Open Squash sessions that are coach led in a fun and relaxed environment.
Sport For All - Korfball Taster Session
2:20pm - 4pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Korfball is a mixed-gender sport, best described as a mix between netball and basketball.
GIAG Korfball Session
2:30pm - 4pm
Sports Hall 1
No idea what korfball is? Come and try it out! Korfball is a mixed gender sport, best described as a cross between basketball and netball. We cater for complete beginners - most of us had never heard of korfball before uni!

Sun 3rd October

Sport for All - Ball Hockey Taster Session
9:50am - 11am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Join NU Wildcats for some indoor Ball Hockey!
Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 1)
2pm - 3pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team
Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 2)
3pm - 4pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team

Thu 7th October

Sport for All - Ski Taster Session
4pm - 6:15pm
Silksworth ski slope
Join us for some thrills of winter sports, enjoying some time under the expert eye of the slopes instructors

Sat 9th October

Squash - Campus Leagues Slot 1
10:30am - 11:10am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Squash Courts
Open Squash sessions that are coach led in a fun and relaxed environment.

Sun 10th October

Sport for All - Ball Hockey Taster Session
9:50am - 11am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Join NU Wildcats for some indoor Ball Hockey!
Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 1)
2pm - 3pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team
Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 2)
3pm - 4pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team

Thu 14th October

Sport For All - Indoor Cricket
4pm - 5pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Hall 2
Join us for some adaptive soft ball cricket, which is open to all our studnet reguardless of ability or experience.

Sat 16th October

Squash - Campus Leagues Slot 1
10:30am - 11:10am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Squash Courts
Open Squash sessions that are coach led in a fun and relaxed environment.

Thu 28th October

Sport For All - Indoor Cricket
4pm - 5pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Hall 2
Join us for some adaptive soft ball cricket, which is open to all our studnet reguardless of ability or experience.
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