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freshers 2022

 

Welcome to (and back to!) Your Students' Union for Freshers 2022! First off, everything we do is for all Stirling students - whether you are a new Undergraduate, a new Postgraduate or a returning student - Freshers Week is for all Stirling students.

Freshers 2022 is now done, but make sure you join the Official Stirling Freshers Facebook group to get official information, meet your new coursemates & find out about everything Stirling.

what's on

Sat 10th September

light blue background, text 'union welcome weekend on campus 10th & 11th sept. Freshers 2022 logo Freshers 2022: Union Welcome Weekend
10th September 10am - 4pm
Lochside Marquee
We can't wait to welcome you to campus!
light blue background, text 'Posters sale on campus 10th & 11th sept. Freshers 2022 logo Freshers 2022: Poster Sale
10th September 10:01am - 3pm
Lochside Marquee
Come get your favourite posters and prints!
picture of students dancing and pink background. Text 'freshers welcome party' and info about event that is available in the event description. logos of union, domino's and freshers 2022 Freshers 2022: Freshers UV Welcome Party
10th September 10pm - 2am
Students' Union (Venue)
Wear white/bright to glow under the UV, make memories for life and take amazing pics in the photobooth!! First night - LET'S GO!

Sun 11th September

light blue background, text 'union welcome weekend on campus 10th & 11th sept. Freshers 2022 logo Freshers 2022: Union Welcome Weekend
11th September 10am - 4pm
Lochside Marquee
We can't wait to welcome you to campus!
light blue background, text 'Posters sale on campus 10th & 11th sept. Freshers 2022 logo Freshers 2022: Poster Sale
11th September 10:01am - 3pm
Lochside Marquee
Come get your favourite posters and prints!
blue background, picture of students dancing, text is same as event description. logos of union, domino's and freshers 2022 Freshers 2022: Freshers Ceilidh
11th September 8pm - 11pm
Students' Union (Venue)
Get your dancing shoes on!

Mon 12th September

lilac background, text ' freebie fayre on campus 12th sept' freshers 2022 and domino's logos Freshers 2022: Freebie Fayre
12th September 10am - 4pm
Lochside Marquee
Grab yourself some freebies and discounts!
orange background, freshers logo, text same as description of event Freshers 2022: 1st Years Meet & Greet
12th September 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Lochside Marquee
Meet fellow new students and make some new pals
Sabbs Quiz
12th September 7pm - 9pm
Studio Bar - Students' Union
Get your thinking caps on.
photo of the Bingo Babes, text with info about the event also available on this description of the event. logos of union, domino's and freshers' 2022 Freshers 2022: Drag Bingo with The Bingo Babes
12th September 9pm - 11:59pm
Students' Union (Venue)

Tue 13th September

pink background text ' clubs & socs fayre #1 on campus 13th sept' freshers 2022 logo Freshers 2022: Clubs & Socs Day 1
13th September 10am - 4pm
Lochside Marquee
Meet the first half of our Clubs & Socs!
yellow background, text 'plant sale on campus 13th sept' freshers 2022 logo Freshers 2022: Plant Sale
13th September 10am - 7pm
Don't miss the houseplant sale on campus!
orange background, freshers logo, same text as description of event Freshers 2022: Meet & Greet Everyone Welcome
13th September 4pm - 6pm
Lochside Marquee
Everyone is welcome, a great chance to meet new pals!
image of switch disco dj text with info about the event available in events description text. logos of union, freshers 2022 and dominos. Freshers 2022: Switch Disco
13th September 10pm - 2am
Students' Union (Venue)
SWITCH DISCO, the UK’s No.1 Mashup DJ Duo!!

Wed 14th September

Freshers 2022: Clubs & Socs Day 2
14th September 10am - 4pm
Lochside Marquee
Meet more of our Clubs & Socs!
green background, text 'sports union fayre on campus 14th sept' sports union and freshers 2022 logo Freshers 2022: Sports Union Fayre
14th September 10am - 4pm
Sports Centre
Meet our Sports Clubs!
light green background, comedians pictures, text with info about event as also written in this event description. logos of union, domino's and freshers 2022 Freshers 2022: Comedy Night
14th September 8pm - 11:59pm
Students' Union (Venue)
Let's have a few laughs!

Thu 15th September

light blue background, text 'sustainability day on campus 15th sept' green & blue space and freshers 2022 logos Freshers 2022: Sustainability @ Stirling Day
15th September 10am - 3pm
Lochside Marquee
Let's look after our campus and our world!
Freshers 2022: Vintage Fayre
15th September 10am - 3pm
Lochside Marquee
Brought to you by Yellow Jelly Vintage
pink background, picture of two fteam members and alpaca, text 'alpacas on campus 15th sept' freshers 2022 logo Freshers 2022: Alpacas on Campus!
15th September noon - 2pm
Union, outside
These gentle and hypoallergenic beauties will be waiting for you on the grass for a pet and a cuddle and to take some instaworthy pictures together!
green background, text 'community garden session, union garden 15th sept' green & blue space and freshers 2022 logos Freshers 2022: Community Garden Session
15th September 4pm - 6pm
Union Garden
Did you know we have a garden?
Freshers 2022: AN ABBA DREAM
15th September 10pm - 2am
Students' Union (Venue)
ABBA themed night! Dress up:70's & 80's. Magic Mirror Photo Opp!

Fri 16th September

Freshers 2022: The Big Freshers Quiz
16th September 8pm - 11:59pm
Venue
Hosted by Shaun Wallace from The Chase!

Sat 17th September

Freshers 2022: Paint Party
17th September 10pm - 2am
Students' Union (Venue)
Let's get messy!
give it a go

Our incredible Clubs & Societies and Sports Union teams will be putting on in-person and virtual events for you to meet the clubs, get an idea of what they are all about and find out about how to join! Events will continue to be added below so check them out and also check out the list of Clubs & Societies and list of Sports Teams.

Participants from our last give it a go session pose for a group photograph Dumyat Dragons Quidditch Quadball Give it a Go 1
Airthrey Castle
Join the Stirling Quadball team for our give it a go sessions to try out this fun and unique sport!
give it a go
Cycling Road give it a go ride
University of Stirling Sports Centre
Meet outside the sports centre entrance ready to ride at 10am for a relaxed social ride. If you need to borrow a bike, please email stirunicyclingclub@gmail.com at least a day before the ride.
sports union | give it a go
Pool Society Pool Society Give it a Go
Atrium/Stirling train Station/ Players pool hall Falkirk
Meet at the bus depot at 2:50 or Stirling train station at 3:20 before we head through to Falkirk where we will play some games and get to know you all.
clubs & societies | give it a go
Participants from our last give it a go session pose for a group photograph Dumyat Dragons Quidditch Quadball Give it a Go 2
Airthrey Castle
Join the Stirling Quadball team for our give it a go sessions to try out this fun and unique sport!
give it a go
Language Exchange Society logo Language Exchange Society Language Cafe GIAG
On campus, room TBC
At the Language Exchange Society, our first session is a Language Cafe for you to meet people who speak or are learning the same languages as you are!
give it a go
Debating Debating Give-It-A-Go
C.2B86
A fun introduction to debating with a wacky format and wackier topics!
give it a go
Cycling Mountain biking give it a go ride
Meet outside the sports centre entrance ready to ride at 10am for a relaxed social ride. If you need to borrow a bike, please email stirunicyclingclub@gmail.com at least a day before the ride.
sports union | give it a go
Debating Debating Academy Give-It-A-Go
C.V1
Get a taste of competitive debating and find out how you could travel to debating competitions across Scotland! No experience required!
give it a go
Dance GIVE IT A GO (GIAG)
Sports Centre
COME ALONG TO OUR GIAG AND TRY AS MANY STYLES AS YOU WANT!!!!
clubs & societies | sports union | give it a go | postgraduate | refreshers
Polo Club Give It A Go
Kinross Polo Club
If you would like to come and have a go at polo, contact the club either via email or instagram to come along to the stables. We provide free transport from campus or town.
give it a go
LGBTQ+ 'Picnic' Give it A Go
Venue
Hello everyone! We'll be hosting an indoor 'Picnic' at Venue on campus! We're unfortunately not able to bring and make our own food so try eat before hand! We'll provide some food but it'll mostly be a social event to meet new friends and us!
give it a go
Labour GIAG Mock Parliament
C.2V2
Come along and meet SULS and our committee and debate a controversial ?? motion with us! See how the UK parliament operates and get insight into the workings of our democracy! Free to attend - no membership required
give it a go
Our logo, a badly drawn knight piece over the text "S.U.C.C. Stirling University Chess Club" Chess Club Chess Club GIAG Tournament
Cottrell 2B74
A small informal tournament with prizes. Casual Play and Intros to Chess will be available. The event is followed by a group trip to the pub, for those up to it. Why join? Because you love chess (we promise you will!)
all events | clubs & societies | give it a go
True Crime Society True Crime GIAG
A6 Cottrell Building
Join us for our Give it a Go! This is your chance to meet the committee and find out what True Crime Society is all about!
give it a go
International Society International Society GIAG
Campus
Join us for our Give It A Go! It'll be a great way to meet new people from all across the world! Check out our Instagram and Facebook for more information ! :))
give it a go
Taekwondo Give it a Go
Sports Hall 1
give it a go
Nordic Society Nordic Societies GIAG
City Walls
Come join us at City Walls at 7 pm this Friday for a classic Nordic Society pub crawl!
give it a go
Latin Dance Society Latin Dance Society GIAG
Students' Union (Venue)
Don't be shy and join us at the Latin Dance Society for some Cuban Salsa and Bachata lessons!
give it a go
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freshers group


Have you joined the Official Stirling Freshers Facebook group yet? Run by Your Students' Union, with over 4.6K members - it's the place to meet your classmates, find group chats, ask questions and get info on what's on. Join it here: Official Stirling Freshers Facebook Group

freshers shop

Freshers Bundle 2022

Ref: P10012960
Text reads American Letter Hoodie, t-shirt, bag and pen for £28.99

Add to Basket

Price: £28.99
Get a great deal with an iconic American Letter Hoodie, T-Shirt, University of Stirling cotton shopper bag and branded University of Stirling pen for only £28.99. The bundle is available for either collection on campus or delivery and is available for everyone to buy, not just new students. If you choose delivery, our Shop Manager will email you to select colours and sizes shortly after purchasing. Any issues, email shop.union@stir.ac.uk
freshers playlist

We asked the members of the Official Stirling Freshers Facebook Group to put their favourite songs in a big playlist on Spotify to give us the sounds of the Freshers Class of 2022. Add yours here - Stirling Freshers 2022: The Playlist. *May contain explicit songs

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helpful links

Here are some helpful links to help you navigate your first few weeks at Stirling. If you have any other questions, you can always email us at: theunion@stir.ac.uk.

University Welcome Information Pages

University Support & Wellbeing

Union Online Shop

Official Stirling Freshers Facebook Group

 

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