This September, we're bringing you an amazing line-up of events for the University of Southampton Freshers 2022! We've announced our first round of events and tickets are available for our Welcome Parties, Freshers Ball and Laser Tag! Freshers will run from Saturday 24 September to Saturday 08 October.
All official Freshers' events for the University of Southampton will be available to view on this page and on our events calendar.
Please be cautious if you see Freshers' 2022 events being promoted by external companies & venues - official events are only hosted by SUSU and the University.
Freshers Week One Timetable
Take a look all the amazing events you can enjoy during Freshers Week! Find out more details about each event below or on our events calendar.
Freshers Week Two Timetable
Check out all the great events you can enjoy during the second week of Freshers! Find out more details about each event below or on our events calendar.
Official Sports Tasters Timetables
Check out all our sports taster sessions taking place on Saturday 01 and Sunday 02 October - your perfect opportunity to try out for a team or find a new sport you love! Make sure to speak to individual sports clubs about their tasters to find out any details you need to know.
Welcome BBQs and Fairground
Saturday 24 September and Sunday 25 September, 18:00 - 22:00. Once you've moved into your flat or house, head to Highfield campus to get your Freshers week started with an outdoor BBQ and fairground ride! No booking required, just come along.
Saturday 24 September and Sunday 25 September, 22:00 - 03:00. Get your first taste of uni life at your very own Welcome Party! This is your chance to meet other freshers, dance the night away and enjoy one big welcome to Southampton! Tickets are now sold out for both Welcome Parties.
Bunfight (Clubs and Societies Fair)
Wednesday 28 September and Thursday 29 September, 10:30 - 16:30. Meet all of our 400+ sports clubs and societies and sign up to the ones you'd like to join! Bunfight is split over two days, so to meet every society make sure you get a ticket for both days. Tickets are now sold out for both days of Bunfight Clubs and Societies Fair.
Freshers Ball x Bumble
Saturday 01 October, 20:00 - 03:00. Don't miss the grand finale to freshers week: your Freshers Ball 2022! Join us at SUSU for an amazing night of entertainment taking over the whole of the students' union building. Enjoy live music, a DJ, plus food and drinks available to buy on the night. This year Freshers Ball is sponsored by Bumble.
Dress code: whatever you're comfortable in! Casual or formal/smart: the choice is yours!
General Release tickets are now available for just £22.
Tuesday 27 September and Tuesday 04 October, 19:30 - 23:00. At Choose Days the choice is yours; shape the night you want!
On 27 September enjoy a night of live music for free (no booking required) and choose the songs you want to hear.
On 04 October we're bringing you a night of stand-up comedy for just £5 and you choose the drinks deals. Tickets are now sold out for this event.
Union After Dark
Wednesday 28 September and Wednesday 05 October, 19:00 - 01:00. Join us every Wednesday for classic anthems with Mimi, Happy Hour 19:00 - 21:00, free cheesy chips after 23:00 if you buy a drink during Happy Hour, and VIP areas. Free entry! No booking required.
Postgraduates, join us for a free BBQ, quiz night, and board games night to welcome you to Southampton and meet other students working towards their Masters or PhD. No booking required for these events.
Postgraduate BBQ: Monday 26 September, 17:00 - 23:00.
Postgraduate Board Games Night: Friday 30 September, 17:00 - 21:00.
Postgraduate Quiz Night: Thursday 06 October, 19:00 - 23:00.
Winchester Walking Tours
Saturday 01 October and Saturday 08 October, 11:30 - 13:00. To welcome all students arriving and returning to Winchester School of Art, we are hosting free historical walking tours of Winchester! Spaces are limited so make sure you book to avoid missing out. Tickets are now sold out for both tours.
Saturday 01 October and Sunday 02 October, 09:00 - 10:30. Relax and unwind at our Yoga session with Yoga Society. Wear comfy clothes and appropriate footwear (barefoot or socks). Yoga mats will be provided. Tickets for both sessions are now sold out.
Watch two great movies for free this Freshers at Union Films, your student cinema on campus! On Tuesday 27 September watch Kingsman The Secret Service, and on Sunday 02 October watch Scott Pilgrim vs. The World! Booking required: tickets are fully booked for Kingsman, but tickets are still available for Scott Pilgrim.
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