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Events

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Alongside Freshers' 21, we've made sure to host a wide variety of free welcome activities and events this September. Check out everything you can get involved with below.


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Give it a Go City Hotspots Tour -21/09/21
21st September 11am - 12:30pm
Give it a Go and join us for a tour of the city centre where we'll show you our hotspots and share our recommendations!
Give it a Go GIAG activities in the Stretch Tent!
21st September noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Give it a Go and join us in the NUSU Stretch Tent for an afternoon of activities!
Give it a Go Sport for All - Table Tennis Taster
21st September noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Join us for some free play Table Tennis in the Stretch tent. Play against a friend or challenge a fellow fresher.
Give it a Go Campus Tour - 21/09/21
21st September 3pm - 4pm
Newcastle City Campus
Give it a Go and join us for a tour of Newcastle City Campus where we'll share our recommendations too!
Give it a Go Online Tuesday Yoga (All levels)
21st September 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Online class held over Zoom
A free online beginners class, whereby Sally will take everyone through the fundamental processes of Yoga.
Go Volunteer Bat Conservation Trust Workshop
21st September 6pm - 7:30pm
Go Volunteer Bulb Bowls
22nd September noon - 1pm
Meet outside NUSU entrance
Planting with Grow Volunteer
Give it a Go GIAG activities in the Stretch Tent!
22nd September noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Give it a Go and join us in the NUSU Stretch Tent for an afternoon of activities!
Give it a Go Midday Focus (Mindfulness Class)
22nd September noon - 12:30pm
Online class via Zoom
Join us for our midday mindfulness, learning how to cultivate mindfulness, and a way to develop your natural capacity of awareness.
Give it a Go Sport for All - Table Tennis Taster
22nd September noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Join us for some free play Table Tennis in the Stretch tent. Play against a friend or challenge a fellow fresher.
Give it a Go Sport for All - Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
22nd September 1:30pm - 4pm
Meet Outisde Student's Union Building
Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact disc sport mixing aspects of Netball, Basketball and American Football
Give it a Go Ice Creams at the Quayside 22/09/21
22nd September 3pm - 5pm
Quayside, Newcastle
Give it a Go and join us for an ice cream from our favourite ice cream parlour and a walk along the beautiful Quayside!
Give it a Go Sport for All - Real Tennis Taster Session
22nd September 3pm - 4pm
Matthew Bank, Jesmond (NE2 3RE)
Why not try your hand at the oldest racket sport in the world? We're running a series of open sessions specifically for our students. Zero knowledge or previous experience is required to enjoy.
Go Volunteer Volunteering Whilst at University - Info Session
22nd September 3pm - 3:30pm
History Room NUSU
Learn all about volunteering and skills whilst at university
Give it a Go Bollywood Dance 'Give It A Go!' Workshop
22nd September 4pm - 5pm
Studio 3, Newcastle Sports Centre
Give it a Go and join the fantastic Bollywood Society for a fun dance workshop!
Give it a Go Weekly Exercise Challenge
22nd September 5:30pm - 6pm
Complete in your own time
Sign up to be allocated a mystery challenge to complete in your own time. Suitable for all fitness levels
Give it a Go Campus Tour- 23/09/21
23rd September 11am - noon
Newcastle City Campus
Give it a Go and join us for a tour of Newcastle City Campus where we'll share our recommendations too!
Give it a Go GIAG activities in the Stretch Tent!
23rd September noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Give it a Go and join us in the NUSU Stretch Tent for an afternoon of activities!
Give it a Go Sport for All - Table Tennis Taster
23rd September noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Join us for some free play Table Tennis in the Stretch tent. Play against a friend or challenge a fellow fresher.
Give it a Go Sport for All - Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
23rd September 1:30pm - 4pm
Meet Outisde Student's Union Building
Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact disc sport mixing aspects of Netball, Basketball and American Football
Go Volunteer Microvolunteering
23rd September 2pm - 3pm
MLK Room NUSU
Give it a Go Sport for All - Badminton Taster
23rd September 2pm - 4pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Hall 2
Sport for All - Badminton
Give it a Go Tour of the Toon with Rob
23rd September 3pm - 5pm
Newcastle City Centre
Give it a Go and join our partner Rob from Lundgren Tours for a fun tour of Newcastle!
Give it a Go Sport for All - Ski Taster Session
23rd September 4pm - 6:15pm
Silksworth Ski Slope
Join us for some thrills of winter sports, enjoying some time under the expert eye of the slopes instructors
Give it a Go Online Yoga (Beginners & Returners)
23rd September 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pre-recorded 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.
Give it a Go Food Social with your PG Officer
23rd September 6pm - 7:30pm
Luther's bar, NUSU, City Centre
Give it a Go and join us for a fun food social and enjoy the chat and of course delicious meat stack burgers!
Give it a Go Coffee Morning with your PG Officer
24th September 9am - 10:30am
Luther's bar, NUSU, City Centre
Give it a Go and join us for a cuppa or a coffee at our coffee morning social!
Give it a Go Campus Tour - 24/09/21
24th September 10am - 11am
Newcastle City Campus
Give it a Go and join us for a tour of Newcastle City Campus where we'll share our recommendations too!
Give it a Go GIAG activities in the Stretch Tent!
24th September noon - 2pm
NUSU Stretch Tent (in front of Northern Stage), City Campus
Give it a Go and join us in the NUSU Stretch Tent for an afternoon of activities!
Give it a Go Sport for All - Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
24th September 1:30pm - 4pm
Meet Outisde Student's Union Building
Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact disc sport mixing aspects of Netball, Basketball and American Football
Give it a Go City Hotspots Tour -24/09/21
24th September 2:30pm - 4pm
Newcastle City Centre
Give it a Go and join us for a tour of the city centre where we'll show you our hotspots and share our recommendations!
Go Volunteer Heel and Toe Childrens' Charity Fundraiser - Volunteers Needed
24th September 5pm - 11:15pm
The Grand Hotel, Gosforth
Give it a Go Sport For All - Korfball Taster Session
25th September 2:20pm - 4pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Korfball is a mixed-gender sport, best described as a mix between netball and basketball.
Give it a Go Sport for All - Ball Hockey Taster Session
26th September 9:50am - 11am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Join NU Wildcats for some indoor Ball Hockey!
Give it a Go Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 1)
26th September 2pm - 3pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team
Give it a Go Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 2)
26th September 3pm - 4pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team
Give it a Go Sport for All - Netball Taster Session
28th September 4pm - 5pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Sports Hall 1
Join us for a casual drop-in Netball session, ran by Netball England coach. Open to all abilities and further weekly opportunities available.
Give it a Go Sport for All - Taekwondo Taster Session
28th September 7:55pm - 10pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Reception
Taekwondo Taster Session - open to all abilities
Give it a Go Watch Team Newcastle! Wildcats vs Glasgow Stags Ice Hockey Match
28th September 11pm - 29th September 1:30pm
Whitley Bay Ice Rink
Support the Wildcats as they take on Glasgow Stags at home.
Give it a Go 6-Week Learn to Skate
29th September noon - 3pm
Whitley Bay Ice Rink
FREE 6-week learn to skate course, ran by the ice hockey club! The ice hockey club is a fun, super inclusive group running these sessions to help other students learn to skate,
Give it a Go Sport for All - Archery Taster Session
29th September 4:30pm - 8pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) Sports Halls
Join NU's Archery club for a taster session, shooting under the guidance of the clubs members.
Give it a Go Sport for All - Taekwondo Taster Session
29th September 7:55pm - 10pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Reception
Taekwondo Taster Session - open to all abilities
Go Volunteer Grow your own! Micro Greens and Abundant Herbs on Campus
30th September 11am - 12:30pm
Give it a Go Sport for All - Netball Taster Session
30th September 4pm - 5pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Sports Hall 1
Join us for a casual drop-in Netball session, ran by Netball England coach. Open to all abilities and further weekly opportunities available.
Give it a Go Sport for All - Ski Taster Session
30th September 4pm - 6:15pm
Silksworth ski slope
Join us for some thrills of winter sports, enjoying some time under the expert eye of the slopes instructors
Give it a Go Sport for All - Taekwondo Taster Session
30th September 8:25pm - 10pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Taekwondo Taster Session - open to all abilities
Go Volunteer Honeybees and Ladybirds of Lindisfarne
2nd October 8am - 6pm
Lindisfarne
Come and join us for a trip to Lindisfarne.
Give it a Go Squash - Campus Leagues Slot 1
2nd October 10:30am - 11:10am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Squash Courts
Open Squash sessions that are coach led in a fun and relaxed environment.
Give it a Go Squash - Campus Leagues Slot 2
2nd October 11:15am - noon
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Squash Courts
Open Squash sessions that are coach led in a fun and relaxed environment.
Give it a Go Sport For All - Korfball Taster Session
2nd October 2:20pm - 4pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Korfball is a mixed-gender sport, best described as a mix between netball and basketball.
Give it a Go Sport for All - Ball Hockey Taster Session
3rd October 9:50am - 11am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Join NU Wildcats for some indoor Ball Hockey!
Give it a Go Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 1)
3rd October 2pm - 3pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team
Give it a Go Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 2)
3rd October 3pm - 4pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team
Give it a Go Sport for All - Ski Taster Session
7th October 4pm - 6:15pm
Silksworth ski slope
Join us for some thrills of winter sports, enjoying some time under the expert eye of the slopes instructors
Go Volunteer Grow your own! Micro Greens and Abundant Herbs on Campus
8th October 11am - 12:30pm
Give it a Go Squash - Campus Leagues Slot 1
9th October 10:30am - 11:10am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Squash Courts
Open Squash sessions that are coach led in a fun and relaxed environment.
Give it a Go Sport for All - Ball Hockey Taster Session
10th October 9:50am - 11am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR)
Join NU Wildcats for some indoor Ball Hockey!
Give it a Go Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 1)
10th October 2pm - 3pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team
Give it a Go Sport for All - 5aside Football (Slot 2)
10th October 3pm - 4pm
SoccerWorld Newcastle (NE4 9LG)
Opporunities to get inolved with our weekly outdoors 5aside leagues. Join as a player and or as a team
Go Volunteer Volunteering Fair
13th October 11am - 3pm
Venue (NUSU)
Find the perfect volunteering opportunity
Give it a Go Sport For All - Indoor Cricket
14th October 4pm - 5pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Hall 2
Join us for some adaptive soft ball cricket, which is open to all our studnet reguardless of ability or experience.
Give it a Go Squash - Campus Leagues Slot 1
16th October 10:30am - 11:10am
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Squash Courts
Open Squash sessions that are coach led in a fun and relaxed environment.
Give it a Go Sport For All - Indoor Cricket
28th October 4pm - 5pm
University Sports Centre (NE2 4DR) - Hall 2
Join us for some adaptive soft ball cricket, which is open to all our studnet reguardless of ability or experience.