Calling all postgrauate students! These events are for you to have a little fun, relax and meet other peers and colleagues. This page will have all of the information you need to know. You can find and book on to events here from Monday 4th September 2017.

Hurry, very limited spaces - will sell out quickly!

> LINK TO FULL WELCOME BOOKLET HERE <

Day Date Time Event Description Cost

Tuesday

26th September 7.30pm Bar Tour

The old faithful! Come along and enjoy a few drinks around Newcastle’s classier drinking establishments with your fellow postgraduate students. Make some friends, have some drinks and embrace student life once more!

Sign up here!

Meet in Luther's bar.

Free

Weds

27th Sept & 4th Oct 6.30pm The Stand Comedy Night

Come meet fellow new postgraduate students and see up to 10 hilarious comedians per night at Newcastle’s premier comedy club

Book here:

Wednesday 27th September 

Wednesday 4th October

- £2

Meet at 6.30pm outside Newcastle University Students' Union building

 

 

 

£2

 

Thursday

Friday

Tuesday

Thursday

 

28th Sept

29th Sept

3rd October

5th October

5.15pm

7.30am

6.00pm

12.30pm

Spin

Pump & Tone

Yogalates

Bootcamp

Pump & Tone is a 45 minute based workout that will be sure to set your metabolism on fire & whip you into shape in no time. A complete body workout that uses weights to focus on muscle tone, definition and overall fitness. Come and try it out!

Other classes include Spin, Bootcamp and Yogalates

Tickets here:

Spin

Pump & Tone

Yogalates

Bootcamp

Meet outside Newcastle University Students' Union front entrance 15 minutes prior to your session.

Free (£3 Deposit)

Thursday

Friday

28th Sept

6th October

12pm Post Graduate Life in Newcastle

Join us for a healthy discussion on topical issues concerning postgraduate life. Led by a panel of current PG students, here is your opportunity to discuss and network with other PGs. A free lunch will be provided.

Thursday 28th September at 12pm

Friday 6th October at 12pm

No ticket required, just turn up! Free

1) History Room, 1st floor Newcastle University Students' Union Building

2) The Lounge, 1st Floor, Newcastle University Students' Union Building

Free
Sunday 1st October

10am

Cafe Crawl

Come and join us for a morning of coffee and cake. We will be touring some of the best cafes that Newcastle has to offer. If that wasn't enough, we will be finishing the trip at the Dog and Scone. Newcastle's only dog cafe allows you to meet some adorable pooches whilst enjoying the garden themed atmosphere.

Tickets available here!

Meet outside Newcastle University Students' Union front entrance

£3

Monday

2nd October 6.30pm Wine Tasting

Come along to Newcastle University Students’ Union for a little taste of sophistication, culture, and of course wine! Be sure to buy your tickets, there are limited spaces and they will go fast.

Buy your tickets here

The Lounge, 1st floor Newcastle University Students' Union Building

£15

Monday

Friday

2nd October

6th October

2.00pm

10.00am

IKEA Trip

Wanting to kit out your uni room? Or do you just need the essentials for your house? For two days we will be taking you to IKEA in Gateshead, so that you can stock up on all the stuff that you forgot to bring with you!

Sign up here:

2nd October 2pm

6th October 10am

Free
Tuesday 3rd October 6.30pm Cocktail Masterclass

Want to learn how to be a mixologist? Come and join us at Revolution where you will be learning to create your very own cocktails. There will competitions, time to mingle and even a few nibbles.

Buy your tickets here!

Meet at 6.30pm outside Newcastle University Students' Union building

£10
Weds 4th Oct 5.30pm Speed Networking

Perfect opportunity to meet other like-minded individuals in a fun, fast moving speed dating format (no romance required!). The ideal way to meet lots of people in a short space of time!

Wednesday 4th October at 5.30pm

No ticket required, just turn up! Free

History Room, 1st floor Newcastle University Students' Union Building

Free
Thursday 5th October 6pm Tyneside Cinema: Hamlet

Come and join your fellow postgraduates for a drink at Tyneside Cafe, followed by a screening as part of National Theatre Live season. You can see the academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) take on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy for a heavily discounted price!

Tickets Limited so buy yours quickly here!  

Meet outside NUSU

£4
Thurs & Fri 5th & 6th Oct 3pm Stu Brew Brewery Tours

Tours with current student volunteers of Europe’s first student-led micro-brewery! You’ll see first-hand the brewing process that makes the ales, and find out how you too can get involved this year.

Tours at 3pm on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th October – FREE (£3 returnable deposit)

Sign up here:

Thursday 5th October

Friday 6th October

Meet in Go Volunteer office 1st floor Newcastle University Students' Union

Free (£3 Deposit)
Friday 6th Oct 6.45pm

Newcastle Eagles Basketball

The most successful team in British Basketball League history are right here in Newcastle! Watch the Eagles take on arch-rival Glasgow Rocks right over the road at Sport Central.

Friday 6th October - £3 – buy your tickets here!

Meet at 6.45pm outside Newcastle University Students' Union building

£3
Sunday 8th Oct 3.15pm Bubble Football

Brought to you by NUSU’s Give It A Go programme:

A cross between traditional 5-a-side football and zorbing, bubble football combines the fun and competitive nature of the two to give you an action packed 90 minute session. Transport included

Sunday 8th October - £12 - tickets available to buy here!

Meet at 3.15pm outside the Hatton Gallery behind Northern Stage

£12
Monday 9th Oct 6.30pm Bowling Night

We’ll be heading down to Lane 7, for an evening of fun filled 10 pin bowling. It's a great way to get to know your fellow postgraduates. There's even a swanky bar and some top class food if you fancy.

Buy your ticket here!

Meet outside Newcastle University Students' Union building

£3

Weds

11th Oct 6.30pm Theatre Trip: 'Goth Weekend'

Take a trip to the theatre with fellow students.  

“You can’t be a Goth, Dad. Your name is Kenneth.” Hilarious and poignant comedy with music – look it up on the Live Theatre’s website!

Wednesday 11th October  - £5

Buy your ticket here!

Meet at 6.30pm outside Newcastle University Students' Union building

£5
Thurs 12th Oct 8pm (Quiz Starts) Pub Quiz  

Come and join us as we form a postgraduate team at the weekly Luther's quiz. With free nachos and a cash prize what's stopping you?

Event here!

Meet at Luther's at 7.45pm

£1 per person to enter- max. team 6

Don't worry about coming with a team, we will split into multiple teams depending on numbers.

£1
Saturday 14th oCT 7.45am Holy Island and Castles Trip

Join your fellow postgrad students on a full day trip to visit the beautiful and historical Lindisfarne Holy Island and Bamburgh Castle on the beach. Price includes coach travel.

Saturday 14th October- £10 day trip

Buy your tickets here now!

Meet at 7.45am outside Newcastle University Students' Union front entrance

 

Saturday

21st October

9:45am Baltic Trip

Come along to the most beautiful and iconic modern art gallery outside of London for a guided tour around the current exhibitions! Located on the Toon’s quayside, you will be able to take in the beautiful views as you cross the millenium bridge.

Sign up required!

Meet outside Newcastle University Students' Union building front entrance

Free
Sunday 22nd October 1.45pm Hot Pod Yoga

Join us at Hotpod for a session of hot Vinyasa Yoga in their very own inflatable, heated studios. An intensive and balanced physical workout, restoring calm and clarity to the mind in soothing, cocoon-like pods. 37°c heat warms the muscles and aids flexibility as well as making the heart work harder.

Classes usually £10, so come and try it out at a discount rate!

 

Tickets available here now!

Meet at West Jesmond Metro Station

 

£5.00
Monday 27th November 2.15pm Pudding Parlour: Cupcake Decorating

Fancy yourself as the next Mary Berry or Cake Boss? Then come and join us for a cupcake decorating session at the Pudding Parlour and show off your icing skills. Remember you can never have too many sprinkles! Transport included.

Buy your tickets now!

Meet outside the Hatton Gallery behind Northern Stage

£10
Thursday 14th December 5.30pm Tyneside Cinema Screening: It's A Wonderful Life.

It may seem a little early to be thinking about Christmas, but this classic film is a big sell out! Join us for a festive viewing of the bittersweet comedy/drama 'It's A Wonderful Life' that is sure to get you in the Christmas Spirit. Whether you've seen it hundreds of times or never before, it is not one to miss!

Tickets available here now!

Meet outside Newcastle University Students' Union building front entrance- don't forget your student card!

£4

 

More events will be coming soon so don't forget to check back here during first term!

 

 

In addition, we have a number of events for students with specific needs planned: 

Students With Disabilities - Welcome Discussion

NUSU, History Room (1st floor, lift available). Friday 22nd September 1-2.30pm

Come along, listen to our panel of current students with disabilities talk about their experiences so far, pass on any tips/advice, ask them questions and have a chance to meet other students. Meet NUSU's Students with Disabilities Officer, the staff who run Inclusive Newcastle, and University Wellbeing Staff to ask about any of the services. 

 

Commuter Students - Welcome Discussion

NUSU, History Room (1st floor, lift available). Tuesday 10th October 17.30-18.30pm

Come along, listen to our panel of current local students talk about their experiences so far, pass on any tips/advice, ask them questions and have a chance to meet other students.