UWE Bristol Welcome Events

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Welcome 2021

The University, together with The Students' Union at UWE, would like to welcome all new and returning students to UWE Bristol.

This year we’ve been busy planning lots of fun stuff to help get you settled in and meeting people. Think free ice cream, crazy golf, outdoor cinema and board games nights!

View all welcome activities and events


Upcoming events

  • Summary of Welcome Events: 13-19 September

    Date: 13 September 2021 - 19 September 2021
    Time: Various
    Venue: Various

    Summary of Welcome Events across campuses from Monday 13 September to Sunday 19 September.

  • Mature Students Meetup

    Date: 20 September 2021 - 20 September 2021
    Time: 12:00-14:00
    Venue: The Students' Union at Glenside

    Join us every Monday for free hot drinks and friendly chats. Whether you're a mature student, parent, carer or just looking for an inclusive space – everyone's welcome!

  • Summary of Welcome Events: 20-26 September

    Date: 20 September 2021 - 26 September 2021
    Time: Various
    Venue: Various

    Summary of Welcome Events across campuses from Monday 20 September to Sunday 26 September.

  • Free 1-2-1 Instrument Lessons with Centre for Music

    Date: 20 September 2021 - 01 October 2021
    Time: As booked
    Venue: Centre for Music

    As part of Feel Good Fortnight, Centre for Music are offering every CfM member one free 1-2-1 lesson in a variety of instruments: Brass, Brass Jazz, Cello, Drums, Guitar, Oboe, Orchestral percussion, Piano, Sax/Clarinet Improv, Viola/Violin, Voice, Woodwind. You must be a UWE student or staff member to access this offer.

  • Societies Drop-In Session (Online)

    Date: 21 September 2021 - 21 September 2021
    Time: 12:00-14:00
    Venue: Microsoft Teams

    Being part of a society is one of the best ways to boost your uni experience! Interested in joining one or setting up a new one? Your VP Societies and Communication, Samuel Ikpe, will be on hand to help. (Virtual and in-person sessions available)

  • The Big Hello UWE Singers

    Date: 21 September 2021 - 21 September 2021
    Time: 19:30-21:15
    Venue: Frenchay Campus

    UWE Singers are back from Tuesday 14 September. A full programme of rehearsals, recordings and performances including St. Georges and The Beacon is planned. Open to students, staff, alumni and community members 16+.

  • Household Trip

    Date: 22 September 2021 - 22 September 2021
    Time: 14:00-15:00
    Venue: Meet outside the Students' Union, Union 1 building, Frenchay

    An international Student Orientation event focusing on settle into your surroundings, and make the most of your time at UWE Bristol. The social events provide opportunities to meet your international peers and connect with other students and introduces you to life at the university and in the UK.

  • Glenside Hospital Museum Self-Guided Tour

    Date: 22 September 2021 - 22 September 2021
    Time: 10:00-12:30
    Venue: Glenside Hospital Museum

    Only for a limited time you can take a free self-guided tour through the fascinating history of Glenside Hospital and learn all about the history of healthcare on UWE's gorgeous campus.

  • Sustainability 101: DIY Body Scrub Session

    Date: 22 September 2021 - 22 September 2021
    Time: 12:00-18:00
    Venue: The Students' Union at Glenside

    Drop by, chat with the Green Team and make your own low waste body scrub to take away and treat yourself! The ingredients will be brown sugar, coconut oil, and an essential oil of your choice. Everything is provided, and you can drop by anytime within the event timings.

  • City Campus Instagram Giveaway

    Date: 22 September 2021 - 11 October 2021
    Venue: City Campus Instagram

    Are you a City Campus Student? Follow us on Instagram @citycampusuwe! On Tuesday 12 October we'll randomly pick one of our lucky followers to win this ultimate fresher's giveaway!

Congratulations and welcome to UWE Bristol!

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