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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

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.

 

Upcoming Activities

Wed 21st October

Rifle Shooting
21st October 1pm - 1:30pm
Longbenton Rifle Range (NE12 8AG)
An exciting opportunity to experience target rifle shooting
Give it a Go | Club or Society Events | GIAG Active | Welcome: Sport
Rifle Shooting Group 3
21st October 2pm - 2:30pm
Longbenton Rifle Range (NE12 8AG)
Longbenton Rifle Range (NE12 8AG)
Give it a Go | Club or Society Events | GIAG Active | Welcome: Sport
Bollywood dance class
21st October 3pm - 4pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join the Bollywood Society for their virtual dance class!
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Rifle Shooting Group 4
21st October 3:30pm - 4pm
Longbenton Rifle Range (NE12 8AG)
An exciting opportunity to experience target rifle shooting
Give it a Go | Club or Society Events | GIAG Active | Welcome: Sport
Learn French
21st October 4pm - 4:45pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for an introduction to learning French!
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Rifle Shooting Group 5
21st October 4pm - 4:30pm
Longbenton Rifle Range (NE12 8AG)
An exciting opportunity to experience target rifle shooting
Give it a Go | Club or Society Events | GIAG Active | Welcome: Sport
Rifle Shooting Group 6
21st October 4:30pm - 5pm
Longbenton Rifle Range (NE12 8AG)
An exciting opportunity to experience target rifle shooting
Welcome: Sport | Give it a Go | Club or Society Events | GIAG Active

Thu 22nd October

Virtual Creative Writing
22nd October noon - 12:45pm
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag/
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual creative writing session!
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The Leadership Society presents: How to build your dream network with Kelly Hoey
22nd October 5:30pm - 6:30pm
online - Teams
Give it a Go and join the Leadership Society for their free online event with guest speaker Kelly Hoey!
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Irish Dance online taster session 2
22nd October 6pm - 7:30pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join the Irish Dance Society for a fun online taster session!
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Online Yoga Class 4
22nd October 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Online Session
Interactive and online Yoga session, accessed anywhere you feel comfortable.
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Give it a Go | GIAG Active | Welcome: Sport | Welcome: Virtual
GIAG Virtual Quiz Night
22nd October 7pm - 8pm
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag/
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual Quiz and put your knowledge to the test!
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Scout and Guide Society Volunteering Q&A
22nd October 7pm - 8pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join the Scout and Guide Society to find out how you can get involved in volunteering!
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Fri 23rd October

Virtual Afternoon Tea social
23rd October 4pm - 4:45pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual afternoon tea social!
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Sociology Society virtual drop in!
23rd October 6pm - 7pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join the Sociology Society for an informal drop in!
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Give it a Go | Welcome: Virtual
Virtual Geordie Scran Social
23rd October 7pm - 7:30pm
https://www.instagram.com/nusugiveitago/
Give it a Go and join us for a fun online social!
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Sat 24th October

Virtual Grainger Market Tour
24th October 11am - 11:30am
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag/
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual tour of Newcastle's Grainger Market!
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Sun 25th October

Exploring beautiful Northumberland
25th October 11am - 11:30am
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag/
Give it a Go and join us on our virtual experience of beautiful Northumberland!
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Mon 26th October

GIAG cooking inspiration
26th October 6pm - 6:30pm
online
Give it a Go and join us for some inspiration for your evening meals!
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Tue 27th October

Virtual foodies tour!
27th October 1pm - 1:30pm
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag/
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual tour where we'll show you our favourite places to eat in Newcastle!
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Couch to 5k Running Group
27th October 6pm - 7pm
NUSU Stretch Tent, Front Entrance
A small running group aimed to help beginners build confidence and get off the couch and on your feet.
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Welcome: Sport | Give it a Go | Club or Society Events | GIAG Active
Latin and Ballroom Taster Session - Beginners 2
27th October 6pm - 7:15pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join the Latin and Ballroom Society for a fun virtual taster session!
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Virtual Beginners Yoga Session 5
27th October 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Online Session
We're pleased to bring you beginngers Yoga to the comfort of your own home.
Buy Tickets
GIAG Active | Welcome: Sport | Welcome: Virtual
Latin and Ballroom Taster Session - novice 2
27th October 7:15pm - 8:30pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join the Latina and Ballroom Society for a fun virtual taster session!
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GIAG film night social
27th October 8pm - 8:30pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual social to discuss a film classic!
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Wed 28th October

GIAG Virtual Cafe 28/10/20
28th October noon - 12:45pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us a for a virtual cuppa and chat!
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Archery Taster Session
28th October 2pm - 3:30pm
University Longbenton Sports Ground (NE12 8AD)
Extremely limited spaces to shoot alongside the Archery club. Not to be missed
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Give it a Go | Club or Society Events | GIAG Active | Welcome: Sport
Archery Taster Session - Slot 2
28th October 3:40pm - 5:10pm
University Longbenton Sports Ground (NE12 8AD)
Extremely limited spaces to shoot alongside the Archery club. Not to be missed
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Give it a Go | Club or Society Events | Hall Sport | GIAG Active | Welcome: Sport
Learn Spanish
28th October 4pm - 4:45pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for an introduction to learning Spanish!
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Thu 29th October

Virtual Newcastle landmarks tour
29th October noon - 12:30pm
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag/
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual tour of Newcastle's most iconic landmarks!
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Halloween themed Zumba!
29th October 6:30pm - 7:30pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join us for a fun fancy dress Halloween 'Zoomba' Zumba with the Zumba Society!
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Online Yoga Class 5
29th October 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Online Session
Interactive and online Yoga session, accessed anywhere you feel comfortable.
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GIAG Active | Welcome: Sport | Welcome: Virtual | Give it a Go
Virtual Larn Yasel' Geordie social 29/10/20
29th October 7pm - 7:45pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for a fun virtual social to help you practice Geordie phrases!
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Fri 30th October

Halloween biscuit decorating
30th October noon - 1pm
At home
Give it a Go and join us in decorating Halloween biscuits!
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Pumpkin Carving collection
30th October noon - 1pm
NUSU Stretch Tent, in front of the Northern Stage, City Campus
Give it a Go and join us for pumpkin carving for Halloween!
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GIAG virtual music night
30th October 7pm - 9pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us for a live virtual music night!
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Sat 31st October

Virtual Pumpkin Carving social
31st October noon - 12:45pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and join us on zoom for a fun pumpkin carving social!
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Halloween baking
31st October 3pm - 3:30pm
online
Give it a Go and join us for some Halloween themed baking!
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GIAG virtual Halloween Quiz
31st October 7pm - 8pm
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag/
Give it a Go and join us for the spookiest quiz on Halloween!
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Sun 1st November

Virtual Quayside Tour
1st November 11am - 11:30am
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag/
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual tour of the beautiful Quayside!
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Mon 2nd November

Tote Bay Decorating (book your activity pack)
2nd November noon - 1pm
NUSU Stretch Tent, in front of the Northern Stage, City Campus
Give it a Go and decorate your own Tote Bag!
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Tote Bag Decorating Virtual Social
2nd November 6pm - 7pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join us for a fun virtual social as we decorate tote bags!
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Tue 3rd November

GIAG Virtual Cafe 03/11/20
3rd November 11am - 11:45am
online zoom
Give it a Go and join us for a cuppa and chat at our GIAG cafe!
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Wed 4th November

Learn French 2
4th November 3pm - 3:45pm
zoom online
Give it a Go and learn beginner's French!
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Thu 5th November

Toffee apple making
5th November noon - 1pm
NUSU Stretch Tent, in front of the Northern Stage, City Campus
Give it a Go and join us making toffee apples for Bonfire Night!
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Bonfire Night Virtual Social
5th November 6pm - 6:45pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual social on Bonfire Night!
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Fri 6th November

Live GIAG Music Night
6th November 7pm - 8pm
https://www.facebook.com/NUSUgiag/
Give it a Go and join our GIAG music man Sam for a fun night of music!
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Sun 8th November

Virtual Book Swap
8th November 6pm - 6:45pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join us for a virtual book swap!
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Mon 9th November

Tea light decorating activity pack collection 2
9th November noon - 1pm
NUSU Stretch Tent, in front of the Northern Stage, City Campus
Give it a Go and brighten up your room with a home made tea light!
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Tea light decorating virtual social 2
9th November 6pm - 7pm
online zoom
Give it a Go and join us as we decorate our tea lights during our fun virtual social!
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