For eight days in September we will be greeting The University of Bristol’s new students, and welcoming back the old with our biggest events programme yet: featuring the biggest club nights in Bristol as well as a host of mingles, talks and sessions to help you meet like minded friends.

Icebreaker Night

Goldney Bar

21 Sep 2019, 6:30pm

Come along for f ree pizza and a icebreaker night for the residents of Goldney Hall and Hillside Woodside!

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Icebreaker Night

Common Room

21 Sep 2019, 7:00pm

Come along to the Common Room for free pizza and an icebreaker event to meet your neighbours!

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Bar Crawl

Common Room

21 Sep 2019, 8:00pm

Meet up in the common room, and then let’s Bar Crawl! We’ll be heading out to all the classics, from the White Harte to the Brass Pig, for a great way to meet your halls mates. 

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Scavenger Hunt

Common Room

22 Sep 2019, 1:00pm

Pair up with another Winkworth flat and get ready to explore Bristol. Hunt for treasures for a chance to win prizes with your neighbours. 

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Goldney Tour

Goldney Gardens

22 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

Come to a free tour of Goldney Hall and their gardens!

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Non-Halls Mingle

The Balloon Bar

22 Sep 2019, 6:00pm

No halls? No problem! Join us for an excellent opportunity to meet people in the same boat. You might just find a neighbour!

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Icebreaker Night + Movie

Common Room

22 Sep 2019, 9:30pm

If you don’t fancy a club night, join us in the common room for free food and a movie! 

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Welcome Tea Party

The Bristol SU Living Room

23 Sep 2019, 11:00am

No fancy hats required for this tea party! Come to the Living Room for a chilled out afternoon to enjoy some tea, cakes and good company.

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Street Art Tour

Bristol SU

23 Sep 2019, 11:00am

Take a tour of the city and see the masterpieces all along the streets of Bristol. Nothing is a more perfect way to delve outside of the uni bubble!

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Multifaith Mingle

The Gromit Room

23 Sep 2019, 11:00am

As Bristol SU’s newest Network, this is a great chance to come together regardless of background and meet other students of faith, plus your faith societies!

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Plant Potting at the Bristol Botanic Gardens

The Botanical Gardens

23 Sep 2019, 1:00pm

Pot some plants to take home for FREE! House plants are perfect for brightening up any room. Join us at the Botanic Gardens to plant something to nurture throughout your time here.

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Afternoon Tea

Common Room

23 Sep 2019, 1:30pm

Come along for a spot of Afternoon Tea in the common room!

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Treasure Hunt

Goldney Gardens

23 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

Join us for a free treasure hunt on the Goldney Hall grounds!

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Wellbeing Mingle

The Bristol SU Living Room

23 Sep 2019, 4:00pm

Join the Wellbeing Network for mindfulness activities and have a go at creating some random acts of kindness cards while finding out what students do for your welfare!

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Mario Kart Tourney

The Bristol SU Living Room

23 Sep 2019, 7:00pm

Everyone knows that the best way to make friends is by getting pumped up over who threw that red shell – join us for a friendly Mario Kart Tournament!

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International Mingle

The Balloon Bar

23 Sep 2019, 8:00pm

Whether you’re just getting used to Bristol (and Britain!), or have been here for a while already and have wisdom to pass on to new students, come have a mingle.

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Karaoke

The Balloon Bar

23 Sep 2019, 9:00pm

Karaoke is the perfect way to break down an awkward silence. Go grab some friends or newly found flatmates, and come down to the Balloon Bar for a memorable night.

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Street Art Tour

Bristol SU Foyer

24 Sep 2019, 11:00am

Take a tour of the city and see the masterpieces all along the streets of Bristol for the perfect way to see more than the uni bubble.

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Student Houses Mingle

The Bristol SU Living Room

24 Sep 2019, 12:00pm

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet your neighbours! This is the perfect mingle to say hello to the other students staying in the smaller residences nearby Woodland Road.

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Disabled Students Mingle

Anson Rooms Bar

24 Sep 2019, 12:00pm

Come together with other students identifying as disabled for a chance at a chill afternoon with board games!

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LGBT+ Mingle

Anson Rooms Bar

24 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

Come meet the LGBT+ student community! There’ll be arts and crafts (even stone-painting!) organised by the Chair of the LGBT+ Network, for the perfect way to meet other LGBT+ students.

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Board Game Cafe

The Balloon Bar

24 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

You won’t get “board” of this cafe trip: grab a seat and a pair of dice and strike up a game with flatmates, coursemates, or people you’ve just met!

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Parents, Carers and Mature Students Mingle

The Balloon Bar

24 Sep 2019, 4:00pm

Connect with other students coming to university as parents, a mature students, or with caring responsibilities!

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Give it a Go Presents: Beginners Salsa

The Carpenter Room

24 Sep 2019, 5:30pm

Go grab some dancing shoes and make your way down to the SU for a lovely little lesson of Salsa! Give it a go, and see what you pick up!

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Games Night

Common Room

24 Sep 2019, 7:00pm

Spend an evening playing games, eating snacks and enjoying music!

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Film Club: Green Book

The Winston Theatre

24 Sep 2019, 7:00pm

Follow the true story of race and brotherhood in the peak of 1960s America, at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. As gripping as it is beautiful, it’s not a film to be missed.

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Meet Friends From Around the World

The Bristol SU Living Room

25 Sep 2019, 10:00am

Meet new friends from all around the world over the most important meal of the day in your very own on campus Living Room!

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International Food Fair

Anson Rooms

25 Sep 2019, 12:00pm

Back for the fourth year running, the International Food Festival is a great collaboration with student societies to bring you a fantastic array of delicacies.

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Plant Potting at the Balloon Bar

The Balloon Bar

25 Sep 2019, 1:00pm

Pot some plants to take home for FREE! House plants are perfect for brightening up any room. Join us at the Balloon Bar to plant something to nurture throughout your time here.

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Meet the RAG, Volunteering and Sustainability Network!

The Bristol SU Living Room

25 Sep 2019, 5:00pm

If you want to engage with sustainability, discover how to start fundraising, get great volunteering ideas and meet likeminded people along the way, come meet the RAG, Volunteering and Sustainability Network!

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Wing Night

The White Harte

25 Sep 2019, 6:00pm

Join us for Chicken and cauliflower wings at The White Harte pub!

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Give it a Go Presents: Ceilidh

Carpenter Room

25 Sep 2019, 6:00pm

Pull on some comfy shoes and get ready for a lovely, traditional ceilidh! No need to know what you’re doing or come with anyone – just show up and follow along!

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Alone in the Crowd

The Bristol SU Living Room

25 Sep 2019, 7:00pm

If you’re struggling to make friends or meet people, or just want a positive space to have a chat, join us for a cuppa and a friendly face.

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Free Hot Chocolate and Cookies

Goldney Bar

26 Sep 2019, 10:00am

Enough said! Join us for free hot chocolate and cookies in the Goldney Bar!

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Vintage Vera Kilo Sale

Anson Rooms

26 Sep 2019, 11:00am

We’re taking over the vintage Kilo sale and bringing it to you – come along to the Anson Rooms and get your hands on some proper old-school wavey garms!

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Relax and Recharge

The Bristol SU Living Room

26 Sep 2019, 11:00am

Tired? Hungover? Overwhelmed? Come join Wellbeing Services in the SU Living Room to have a rejuvenation sesh before term starts!

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Women’s Mingle

The Bristol SU Living Room

26 Sep 2019, 12:00pm

In past years the Women’s Network has done loads: from running annual ‘Reclaim the Night’ marches in protest of violence against women, to organising loads of social movements. Join us in welcoming new women to the University!

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Widening Participation Welcome Mingle

The Bristol SU Living Room

26 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

Engage with other students who are also from a Widening Participation background while you get down to making some bunting!

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Trans Students Mingle

Anson Rooms Bar

26 Sep 2019, 4:30pm

Join the Trans Students Network in welcoming new students who are transgender or nonbinary to the University and Bristol SU!

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Care Leavers and Estranged Students Mingle

The Bristol SU Living Room

26 Sep 2019, 5:00pm

Join the Care Leavers and Estranged Students Network Network in welcoming new students who have left care or have estranged families to the University and Bristol SU.

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Postgraduate Welcome Mingle

The Balloon Bar

26 Sep 2019, 7:00pm

Meet other postgrads you share hobbies and interests with and have a go at finding out more about how the SU is here to support you, no matter who you are or where you’re from.

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Big Fat RAG Pub Quiz

Anson Rooms

26 Sep 2019, 8:00pm

Come along to a classic RAG Pub Quiz. Test your brains with a pint and new friends to see what you can remember – or learn!

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Glitter and UV Paint

Common Room

26 Sep 2019, 9:30pm

For those of you about to head out, come down and get decorated with biodegradable glitter and UV paint!

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Breakfast

Common Room

27 Sep 2019, 10:30am

Enjoy breakfast treats before the Welcome Fair!

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Breakfast

Common Room

27 Sep 2019, 10:30am

Join us for a free breakfast before Welcome Fair!

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#WeAreBristol: Colour Run

Coombe Dingle

28 Sep 2019, 4:00pm

Regardless of who you are or how fast you can run, the Bristol Colour Run is a spectacle to behold. Come along, run or spectate, and get colourful!

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Movie Night

Common Room

28 Sep 2019, 7:00pm

Join your neighbours for a night in with a film and snacks! 

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Goldney + Hillside Woodside Photo

Goldney Gardens

29 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

Join us to grab a photo of the full hall community, with both the Goldney and Hillside Woodside residents.

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BME Mingle: Black History Month Launch Party

The Balloon Bar

02 Oct 2019, 7:00pm

This is the perfect opportunity to meet other BME students in the Bristol community – come say hi and start off Black History Month!

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