Welcome to Newcastle University and your Students’ Union!

All Postgraduate students are welcome to attend our main Freshers' Week activities, but we also have some additional activities specifically focused on Postgraduate students!

Please bring your student card or student number to events.

See you soon!

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Thu 18th October

Afternoon Tea at Delicious Decadence
18th October 4:30pm - 7:15pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
Are you too busy to take time out during the day for afternoon tea? Join us for an evening of high tea at Delicious Decadence instead!
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The Lovely Bones at Northern Stage - 18th Oct
18th October 7:15pm - 10pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
Join us as we head to the Northern Stage to see The Lovely Bones, a unique coming-of-age tale that captured the hearts of readers throughout the world.
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Sat 20th October

NUFC v Brighton & Hove Albion
20th October 2pm - 6pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
Come and support NUFC at St James’ Park!
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Tue 23rd October

Dance Fitness Twerkout
23rd October 6pm - 7pm
Venue 1 + 2, Newcastle University Students' Union
Come and join us in the Students' Union for a 1 hour dance fitness class in the style of a 'Twerkout'
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Sat 27th October

Alnwick Castle & Gardens
27th October 9:30am - 8pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
Alnwick Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England. Join this Give it a Go trip and explore somewhere new!

Tue 30th October

Paint your own pottery at Canny Crafty
30th October 5pm - 7:30pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
Joint event with GIAG to Canny Crafty to a paint your own pottery workshop.
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Mon 5th November

Ouseburn Firework Display
5th November 5:30pm - 8pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
Come and join your fellow Postgraduates for a Bonfire Night celebration!
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Tue 6th November

Bright Club Comedy at The Stand
6th November 6:30pm - 11pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
Come and join us for a night of stand up comedy. Locally sourced Academics from the North East take to the stage performing comic routines centred around their research!
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Theatre Trip - Kinky Boots
6th November 7pm - 10:30pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students Union front entrance
Come and join your fellow postgrads for a night at the theatre.
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Sat 10th November

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North with GIAG
10th November 9:30am - 6pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students Union front entrance
Joint event with NUSU Give it a Go to Beamish Museum
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Sun 11th November

Kielder Observatory - Stargazing
11th November 3:15pm - 8:30pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
Come and join us for a night of stargazing at Kielder Observatory.
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Fri 16th November

Outdoor Ice Skating
16th November 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
The perfect place for a spot of wintery fun, skating at Life is a must on your winter check list!
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Wed 21st November

Extreme Trampolining at Jump360
21st November 4pm - 6:30pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
A joint event with GIAG to the best indoor trampoline park!
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Fri 23rd November

Falcons Rugby v Bath
23rd November 6:45pm - 9:45pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students’ Union front entrance
Come and spend your Friday night with your fellow postgraduates and see the Newcastle Falcons take on Bath.
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Wed 5th December

Post Graduate Christmas Wreath Workshop
5th December 1pm - 5pm
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students Union front entrance
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