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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!

Meet the Team

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!

Meet the Team

 

Covid-19

Please read the participant information below - please note this is mandatory prior to attending an activity:

Participation Risk AssessmentActivities Protocol

 

Photography / video consent

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.

 

Health & Safety

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.

 

Third Parties

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.

 

Refunds and exchanges

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.



Newcastle's Iconic Landmarks Self-Walking Tour
11th January 9am - 31st January 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 - 31st January 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 - 31st January 5pm
Newcastle city centre
Give it a Go and take our self-walking tour of the history of Newcastle!
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Quayside self-walking tour
19th January 9am - 31st January 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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Morning Mindfulness
20th January 8am - 8:30am
Virtual Online Session
Kick start your New Year in the right way. Learning how to cultivate mindfulness, and a way to develop your natural capacity of awareness.
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GoT - Lannister Tribute Exercise Circuit
20th January 5:30pm - 6:30pm
At home, at your own pace
For a Lannister only two things count: the weight of your word and the strength of your sword arm.
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Creative Writing Virtual Session
20th January 7pm - 8pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual creative writing social where will be practice exercises to inspire your writing!
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Fashion Is A Feminist Issue
20th January 7pm - 9pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the Feminist Society for the first event of their sustainability campaign - Climate Change is a Feminist Issue - exploring fashion's role in this
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Thursday Lockdown Yoga
21st January 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Session (live)
We're pleased to bring you lockdown beginners Yoga to the comfort of your own place.
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IntersectionaliTEA: postcards for #payup - Scrapbooking Soc X FemSoc
21st January 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the Feminist and Scrapbooking Societies for this fun and social postcard making event, as part of the Climate Change is a Feminist Issue campaign.
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Virtual Speed-Friending! Come along!
21st January 7pm - 8pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join us for this fun virtual event!
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Friday Slow Pace Class (Exercise)
22nd January 5pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Online Session
A FREE gentle, slower pace exercise class perfect to unwind ready for the weekend. No experience or equipment needed.
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Tea light decorating social
22nd January 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for a fun and creative social where we will make beautiful tea lights!
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Monday Motivation (Exercise Class)
25th January noon - 12:45pm
Virtual live session
Join us for a Monday boost, kick start the week with a short whole body workout at your own pace.
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Mystery Exercise Challenge 2
25th January 1pm - 2pm
Complete in your own time
Week two chellenge is set! Sign up to be allocated a mystery challenge to complete in your own time.
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Virtual Book Swap
25th January 6pm - 7pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual book swap event!
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Beginners Yoga Lockdown Style
26th January 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Live Zoom Session
Join our NUSU Students' only beginners yoga, or get in touch for recordings.
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Morning Mindfulness
27th January 8am - 8:30am
Virtual Online Session
Kick start your New Year in the right way. Learning how to cultivate mindfulness, and a way to develop your natural capacity of awareness.
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Give it a Go | Club or Society Events | GIAG Active
Remake Documentary Screening with Feminist Society
27th January 7pm - 9pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and the Feminist Society for screenings of the Remake Documentary and discussion about these as part of the Climate Change is a Feminist Issue campaign.
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Thursday Lockdown Yoga
28th January 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Session (live)
We're pleased to bring you lockdown beginners Yoga to the comfort of your own place.
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Feminist Eco Market
28th January 7pm - 8pm
facebook live - https://www.facebook.com/events/339004073737318
Give it a Go and join the Feminist Society for their virtual live Eco Market as part of the Climate Change is a Feminist Issue campaign - hear from local businesses and support local charity NEST.
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French Cafe
28th January 7pm - 7:45pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for our French Cafe virtual social! Learn some French and enjoy un café et une pâtisserie from the comfort of your own home!
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Friday Slow Pace Class (Exercise)
29th January 5pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Online Session
A FREE gentle, slower pace exercise class perfect to unwind ready for the weekend. No experience or equipment needed.
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Film Club
29th January 7pm - 9pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for a cosy night in with out film night social!
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Vegan winning recipe cook-along!
30th January 6pm - 7pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and cook along with us following our guide to make a delicious home cooked vegan meal - voted by you!
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Fun-sized RAG Week!
31st January 9am - 5th February 9pm
various
Give it a Go and get involved with RAG Society's Fun-sized RAG Week 2021!
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Self-care Sustainable Craft
31st January 2pm - 3pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the Feminist Society for this social session where you will create beautiful vases and candle holders from upcycled material, as part of the Climate Change is a Feminist Issue campaign.
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GIAG Virtual Quiz Night!
31st January 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for our popular GIAG Quiz Night and put your knowledge to the test!
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Monday Motivation (Exercise Class)
1st February noon - 12:45pm
Virtual live session
Join us for a Monday boost, kick start the week with a short whole body workout at your own pace.
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Craft Social
1st February 6pm - 7pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for a love craft social - a great way to relax, chat and get creative!
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Beginners Yoga Lockdown Style
2nd February 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Live Zoom Session
Join our NUSU Students' only beginners yoga, or get in touch for recordings.
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An introduction to Face Yoga!
4th February 7pm - 8pm
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Give it a Go and join us for a live and relaxing session learning about stretches and massage for your face with our Face Yoga Instructor!
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Friday Slow Pace Class (Exercise)
5th February 5pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Online Session
A FREE gentle, slower pace exercise class perfect to unwind ready for the weekend. No experience or equipment needed.
Buy Tickets
Give it a Go | Club or Society Events | GIAG Active
Film Club 5/2/21
5th February 7pm - 7:45pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for our second film club event - we'll be watching a film on Netflix and getting together to chat about it afterwards at our social!
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GIAG Bake along!
7th February 5pm - 6pm
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Give it a Go and join us for a live bake along social where we'll be making delicious home made treats!
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Spanish class
8th February 6pm - 7pm
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Give it a Go and try a new language - this week we're learning some fun Spanish phrases!
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Interactive Game of Thrones Themed Tour of Hadrian's Wall!
9th February 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the wonderful Lundgren Tours' exclusive virtual interactive tour of the fascinating Hadrian's Wall! An experience like no other, you will learn the history of the wall, and how it was the inspiration for GOT!
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GIAG Gymnastics
10th February 1:15pm - 4pm
Outside NUSU front entrance
Join the gymnastics club for a relaxed and welcoming session for all beginners. No experience needed.
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4 week Face Yoga course - workshop 1
10th February 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for the first live Face Yoga workshop of this four week online course, delivered by our wonderful instructor Ivana!
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Zoomba Zumba
11th February 6:30pm - 7:30pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join the Zumba Society for a fun virtual beginners Zumba dance class!
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Beamish Museum Murder Mystery Night
11th February 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the team from Beamish Museum for a virtual Murder Mystery Night!
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Film Club 12/2/21
12th February 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join in with the weekly GIAG Film Club for a social about this week's Netflix film!
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4 week Face Yoga course - workshop 2
17th February 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for the second event of our 4-week online course of Face Yoga, led by our wonderful instructor Ivana!
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Live Aurora Night with Kielder Observatory
18th February 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the Kielder Observatory Astronomers for an exclusive talk about the science behind the Northern Lights, and how to best try and see them locally!
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Interactive Viking Tour of Lindisfarne!
19th February 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the fantastic Lundgren Tours for this virtual experience like no other! You will explore Lindisfarne 'Holy Island' through the story of the Vikings - a night of entertainment, fun and discovery!
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Virtual Victoria Tunnel Tour LIVE!
23rd February 2pm - 3pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual live tour of the fascinating underground tunnels of Newcastle - Victoria Tunnels!
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4 week Face Yoga course - workshop 3
24th February 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for the third event in our Face Yoga course, hosted by the wonderful instructor Ivana!
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4 week Face Yoga course - workshop 4
3rd March 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for the fourth event in our online Face Yoga series, led by our wonderful instructor Ivana!
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The RSPB Saltholme Experience
4th March 6pm - 7pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the team from RSPB Saltholme for a unique virtual experience of the nature reserve, wildlife, and conservation.
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Zoomba Zumba 11/3/21
11th March 6:30pm - 7:30pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the Zumba Society for this fun virtual workout class!
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The Secret Lives of Stars with Kielder Observatory
16th March 7pm - 8pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the Kielder Observatory Astronomers for an exclusive live talk about cosmology and understanding the life cycle of stars!
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