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NUSU Give it a Go

Get involved and Give It A Go with exciting activities for all Newcastle students and staff! Try something for the first time, meet new people, and gain experiences with activities from social sport sessions, to creative craft workshops, exciting day trips, discounted tickets, and lots more!

 
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Newcastle's Iconic Landmarks Self-Walking Tour
11th January 9am - 30th June 5pm
Newcastle city centre
Give it a Go and discover Newcastle's iconic landmarks on our self-walking tour!
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Virtual Laing Art Gallery experience
13th January 9am - 30th June 5pm
online
Give it a Go and experience the fascinating Laing Art Gallery with this virtual tour
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Step back in Tyne self-walking tour!
15th January 9am - 30th June 5pm
Newcastle city centre
Give it a Go and take our self-walking tour of the history of Newcastle!
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Newcastle city scavenger quest!
17th January 9am - 30th June 5pm
Newcastle city centre
Give it a Go and take part in our city scavenger quest!
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Quayside self-walking tour
19th January 9am - 30th June 5pm
Newcastle city centre
Give it a Go and enjoy some fun facts as you walk along our suggested route along the beautiful Quayside!
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Ouseburn Farm's Lamb Cam!
7th March 9am - 1st May 9am
online
Give it a Go and follow the live updates from Ouseburn Farm's new born lambs!
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Enterprise Hackathon!
16th April 5pm - 18th April 5pm
online
Give it a Go and join in with the Leadership Society's online event where you will work as a team to create a unique product to put to the judging panel!
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Baking tutorial
17th April 3pm - 6pm
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag
Give it a Go and take part in our baking tutorial to make some delicious home made treats!
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Monday Motivation (Exercise Class)
19th April noon - 12:45pm
Instructor led, live zoom class
Join us for a Monday boost, kick start the week with a short whole body workout! All fitness levels welcome.
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Spanish Class 1
19th April 6pm - 7pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and take part in the first of this three-part learn Spanish language class!
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Beginners Yoga
20th April 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Live Zoom Class
A free online beginners class, whereby Sally will take everyone through the fundermental processes of Yoga.
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Midday Mindfulness
21st April noon - 12:30pm
Live Zoom Class
Join us for our midday mindfulness, learning how to cultivate mindfulness, and a way to develop your natural capacity of awareness.
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An introduction to make up live experience with MUBYLEIGH
21st April 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join professional make up artist MUBYLEIGH for this live virtual introduction to make up experience!
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Ouseburn Social Walk
22nd April noon - 1pm
Ouseburn, Newcastle
Give it a Go and join us for a social walk along the quirky Ouseburn area!
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Zoomba Zumba 22/4/21
22nd April 6:30pm - 7:30pm
zoom
Give it a Go and join the Zumba Society for this fun beginner's virtual Zumba class you can do from the comfort of your own home!
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Let's Talk: Introductions to Pregnancy and Parenting for Students with Mature Students, Parents, Commuters and Carers Society
22nd April 7pm - 9pm
zoom
Give it a Go and join the Mature Students, Parents, Commuters and Carers Society for this open discussion and opportunity to share experiences.
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Bodyweight Class
23rd April 4pm - 4:30pm
Instructor led zoom class
Challenge yourself on a Friday with 30minute bodyweight exercise class - Giving you a boost ready for the weekend.
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Slow Pace Friday (Exercise)
23rd April 5pm - 5:30pm
Live instructor led exercise class (Zoom)
A FREE gentle, slower pace exercise class perfect to unwind ready for the weekend. No experience or equipment needed.
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Craft evening
23rd April 6pm - 7pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join us for a fun and social craft evening!
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Baking tutorial
24th April 3pm - 6pm
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag
Give it a Go and get creative in the kitchen with our baking tutorial!
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Monday Motivation Exercise Class
26th April noon - 12:45pm
Online Live Zoom Class
Join us for a Monday boost, kick start the week with a short whole body workout! All fitness levels welcome.
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Spanish Class 2
26th April 6pm - 7pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join us for our second Spanish Class where you will learn more useful phrases and practice in this fun and relaxed session!
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Tuesday Yoga (All levels)
27th April 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Live Zoom Class
The classes is designed for all levels, so if you want to just flow gently or take the more challenging options you should find it in this practice.
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Midday Mindfulness
28th April noon - 12:30pm
Live Zoom Class
Join us for our midday mindfulness, learning how to cultivate mindfulness, and a way to develop your natural capacity of awareness.
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Craft social - plant pot decorating
28th April 4pm - 5pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Give it a Go and join us for a social outdoor craft session where we will personalise our own plant pots!
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MUBYLEIGH day make-up experience
28th April 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join the live virtual experience with professional Hair and Make-up Artist MUBYLEIGH!
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Yoga (Beginners & Returners)
29th April 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Zoom 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.
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Origins of the Universe with Kielder Observatory
29th April 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join the Astronomers from Kielder Observatory as we explore our magical universe in this fascinating virtual experience!
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Bodyweight Class
30th April 4pm - 4:30pm
Online class via Zoom
Challenge yourself on a Friday with 30minute bodyweight exercise class - Giving you a boost ready for the weekend.
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Give it a Go | GIAG Active
Slow Pace Friday (Exercise)
30th April 5pm - 5:30pm
Live instructor led exercise class (Zoom)
A FREE gentle, slower pace exercise class perfect to unwind ready for the weekend. No experience or equipment needed.
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Give it a Go | GIAG Active
Turkish Language Course - Online Session 1
30th April 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join the Turkish Society for a 5 week virtual beginners course in learning the Turkish language!
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Spanish Class 3
3rd May 6pm - 7pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join us for a fun and social Spanish Class to learn or practice the Spanish language!
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Virtual Book Swap
3rd May 7pm - 8pm
zoom
Give it a Go and join us for a fun virtual social where we will discuss our recent reads and swap book recommendations!
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Harry Potter Tour of Alnwick Castle virtual experience!
4th May 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join us for an exclusive virtual experience of Alnwick Castle brought to life by the fantastic Rob Jones of Lundgren Tours!
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MUBYLEIGH evening make-up experience
5th May 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and in with the live virtual tutorial and experience delivered by award winning MUBYLEIGH to show us how to create an evening make-up look!
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Turkish Language Course - Online Session 2
7th May 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join the Turkish Society for a virtual online Turkish language class!
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Introduction to Face Yoga
12th May 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join us for a GIAG favourite activity - Face Yoga! If you've not done this before it's a great activity to try and super relaxing too!
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Our Dark Universe with Kielder Observatory
13th May 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and take part in this fascinating live virtual experience with the Astronomers from Kielder Observatory and explore the dark side of our universe!
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Turkish Language Course - Online Session 3
14th May 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join the Turkish Society for their beginners virtual Turkish language classes!
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Face Yoga Course - Workshop 1
19th May 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join us for the first workshop in our 4-week Face Yoga series! A super relaxing session and introduction to Face Yoga!
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Turkish Language Course - Online Session 4
21st May 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join the Turkish Society for their beginners virtual Turkish language class!
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Face Yoga Course - Workshop 2
26th May 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join us for the second workshop of our Face Yoga series - this week will focus on the cheeks and lower face!
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Turkish Language Course - Online Session 5
28th May 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join the Turkish Society for their beginners virtual Turkish language class!
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Face Yoga Course - Workshop 3
2nd June 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join us for the third workshop in our 4-part Face Yoga series! Today's super relaxing session will focus on the jawline and neck!
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Face Yoga Course - Workshop 4
9th June 7pm - 8pm
zoom, online
Give it a Go and join us for the fourth Face Yoga workshop in our 4 part series! This week's super relaxing session will focus on the lips and mouth area!
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News


Our primary concern with any activity is to ensure its safe, so that all students can enjoy and have the best possible experience. In order for us to ensure we reduce the inherent risks involved with activities ask everyone to read and understand the NUSU Activities Health & Safety Document. Our risk assessments play a fundamental role in ensuring that we take into consideration all the needs of our participants, therefore please let us know of any disabilities or presenting issues ahead of the activity. Profile pages should be up to date in accordance with our T&C’s.

Participation Risk Assessment Activities Protocol

Please be aware that photography and / or videoing may be taken during activities and shared on NUSU and GIAG social media and NUSU digital platforms. Activities may also be livestreamed, and you will be notified in advance if this is the case. Please contact us in advance if you have any questions regarding this.

In order to provide wide-reaching experience for students we do use 3rd party and community partners, therefore it’s advisable for all students to read the companies policies and procedures for participation by contacting us.

We can give refunds and exchanges for Give it a Go activities where we have been notified 2 weeks or more in advance to the event date. All GIAG activities that include overnight accommodation are non-refundable unless in the event of cancellation.

  • Meet the Team

    Give it a Go is ran by staff members, as well as a whole team of volunteer Activities Assistants. Find out more about them below.

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